£2,000 prize up for grabs at Fontwell’s Ladies’ Night

Fontwell staff get ready for Ladies' Night
Fontwell staff get ready for Ladies' Night

STAFF at Fontwell Park are gearing up for one of their biggest nights of the year.

The track’s popular Ladies’ Night takes place next Thursday (August 18) with an evening of racing complemented by a range of attractions - including the chance to win £2,000.

That’s the cash prize up for grabs for the winner of the Best Dressed Lady contest, with other prizes for all the ladies who reach the top ten.

Details of how to enter the competition will be explained to ladies on arrival on the night.

A programme of six races starts at 5.20pm and there will be a a big screen near the winning post to enhance viewing of the live racing action.

The last race is at 8pm followed by live music from The Magic of Motown, starting around 8.15pm. The set includes the music of The Temptations, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops and the Jackson Five. The band will finish around 9.30pm.

The night also marks the first anniversary of the 888sport Premier Grandstand being open to race-goers.

Fontwell Park general manager Phil Bell said: “Ladies’ Night always has a special atmosphere and is one of our top meetings of the year.

“We’re expecting a big crowd so booking in advance is advised, although there will be tickets available on the gate.”

Admission starts from £17 if booked in advance and there is a Jackson Five package for just £25 - this includes a ticket, two drinks, £10 of Tote betting vouchers and a £5 voucher off a ticket for the new Fontwell Park Racing Festival which takes place on September 30 and October 1.

Hospitality starts from £59 including VAT and bookings can be made by calling 01243 543335 or visiting www.fontwellpark.co.uk