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Ready to go under starter’s orders at Goodwood

Plans are coming together for the start of what promises to be another flat-racing season to savour at Goodwood.

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They're back in action at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Friday action at Fontwell - our tips

They’re back in action at Fontwell again today with a seven-race card beginning at 1.50pm.

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Shantou Village on the way to another Fontwell victory / Picture by Clive Bennett

Village people are happy again at Fontwell

Fontwell favourite Shantou Village did the business again at the track’s latest meeting.

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Jim Crowley on the day he was crowned champion jockey / Picture by Clive Bennett

Champion jockey Jim signs up to Goodwood

Champion flat jockey Jim Crowley is the new ambassador for the 2017 season at Goodwood racecourse.

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Remember Forever and Andrew Glassonbury on their way to victory / Picture by Nigel Bowles for Fontwell Park

Moore extends his Fontwell lead

Sussex trainer Gary Moore extended his lead in Fontwell’s top trainers’ table with another victory as the course hosted an absorbing afternoon of jump racing in warm spring sunshine.

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The new stamp depicting Frankel

Frankel, Red Rum and other racing legends commemorated

Royal Mail today launches a set of special stamps that pay tribute to some of the world’s most successful racehorse legends - including some much-loved by Goodwood race-goers down the years.

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The Moore camp - with Camping Ground - won the National Spirit Hurdle, but how will they fare this time? Picture by Clive Bennett

Which jockey and trainer will spring to Fontwell top spot?

Spring afternoon racing comes to Fontwell Park tomorrow with seven races.

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Troops are set to see the action at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Troops in line for Fontwell and Goodwood tickets

Fontwell and Goodwood are among racecourses across the country inviting members of the Armed Forces to join them at this season through the military charity Tickets For Troops.

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Ms Parfois on the way to victory in the opener

Favourites prosper at Fontwell’s St Patrick’s raceday

Four favourites and one joint favourite were among the winners on Fontwell’s St Patrick’s race day.

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Action from Fontwell's last meeting / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell St Patrick’s raceday: preview and tips

A day after the Cheltenham Festival ends, you can keep the horse-racing spirit going at Fontwell Park on Saturday, when seven races will be complemented by a host of Irish fun.

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A fun day is in store at Fontwell Park

Celebrate St Patrick's Day at Fontwell Park

After the biggest horse racing festival in the world comes to an end, keep the spirit alive at Fontwell Park for seven races and a host of Irish fun.

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VIDEO: The Moores keep the National Spirit title in Sussex

Trainer Gary Moore and jockey son Josh claimed Fontwell’s richest race of the year, the totepool National Spirit Hurdle.

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Camping Ground and connections after winning Fontwell's National Spirit Hurdle

Camping Ground romps to Fontwell National Spirit win

There was a stunning success for Sussex trainer and jockey Gary and Josh Moore in Fontwell's richest race of the season.
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Lil Rockerfeller on the way to National Spirit victory in 2016 / Picture by Clive Bennett

Preview and tips: Eight in frame for Fontwell’s National Spirit Hurdle

Fontwell bosses are delighted with entries for their richest race of the year, Sunday’s totepool National Spirit Hurdle.

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Seamus Buckley / Picture by Matt Sills

Goodwood racecourse stalwart Seamus is to retire

Goodwood’s clerk of the course Seamus Buckley has revealed he will retire after the 2017 season.

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Bound Hill on the way to winning at Fontwell yesterday. Picture: Clive Bennett

Johnson beats bout of flu to bag Valentine’s Day double

Champion jump jockey Richard Johnson showed he had put a bout of flu behind him quickly with a Valentine’s Day double at Fontwell.
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Action from Fontwell's opening race ... before the mud took over / Picture by Clive Bennett

It’s Sunday, muddy sunday at Fontwell

It was a muddy and wet day for Fontwell’s latest Sunday-afternoon card of jump racing – but that did not stop die-hard National Hunt fans witness six absorbing races.

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Big Orange wins the 2016 Goodwood Cup - can he complete the treble in the newly-upgraded Group 1 Goodwood Cup? Picture by Kate Shemilt

Goodwood gets green light for major boosts to Glorious week

Goodwood racecourse bosses were thrilled today after it was announced the Qatar Goodwood Cup had been granted Group 1 status by the European Pattern Committee.

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Venetian Lad (ridden by jockey in blue and white silks) is due to run again at Fontwell on Sunday / Picture by Clive Bennett

UPDATE: All set for frost-free Fontwell action - preview and tips

Solid support from owners and trainers has seen 56 horses remain in the frame for honours at Fontwell Park’s six-race Sunday (Jan 29) card.

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Mr Bachster, ridden by Jamie Moore, wins at Fontwell in 2015 / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell forced to abandon Sunday card

A heavy frost put paid to Fontwell Park’s second fixture of 2017 on Sunday.

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