Horse Racing

Boxing Day racing returns to Fontwell Park

Boxing Day racing – part of the fabric of English life during the festive season.

Action at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood and Fontwell bosses hope for awards success

Goodwood and Fontwell staff head north today (Nov 17) hoping to pick up national awards.

GROG members celebrate one of Goodwood Zodiac's wins

Goodwood’s racehorse owners ready to race again

The Goodwood Racehorse Owners Group goes from strength to strength 22 years after being formed.

The Southern National field at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Nicholls takes Southern National crown at Fontwell

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls clinched a Fontwell Park treble - including the totepool Southern National.

Chief Bottlewasher was one of the winners last time out at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett -

Fontwell’s Southern National should be a cracker

A bumper crop of entries has been received for one of Fontwell Park’s biggest race meetings of the year.


VIDEO: One for Goodwood race-goers to watch

Since Frankel retired at the end of the 2012 season, there’s been massive interest in whether he’d be as impressive as a sire as he was on the racecourse.

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Big Orange wins the 2016 Goodwood Cup

The horse - and race - that could make Goodwood history

Big Orange may have fallen short in his attempts to bring the Melbourne Cup to Britain.

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Jumps action at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell Park’s Friday card - preview and tips

Fontwell Park stages a six-race card this afternoon (Friday).

Jim Crowley / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Crowley discharged from hospital after horror fall at Kempton

Pulborough jockey Jim Crowley has been discharged from hospital following a horror fall at Kempton Park yesterday.

Seamus Buckley at Goodwood

50 years in racing earn Buckley a top honour

Fifty years in racing have earned Seamus Buckley a lifetime achievement award.

It's been a successful year at Fontwell Park / Picture by Nigel Bowles

Fontwell in running for trio of racing awards

Fontwell Park racecourse has been nominated for three awards at the prestigious Racecourse Association’s annual showcase and awards event in November.

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Crowley has a taste for being champion jockey

Jim Crowley admitted being crowned champion flat jockey was beyond his wildest dreams.

Some 63 runners have been declared for Fontwell's midweek card

Autumn racing at Fontwell Park - preview and tips

Fontwell Park stages a midweek afternoon card on Wednesday with a healthy 63 runners declared across seven races.

Jim Crowley / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Crowley closes in on title at Goodwood

Sussex jockey Jim Crowley moved closer to clinching the champion jockey title with a double at Goodwood.

Richard Hannon is favourite to retain the Dick Hern Trophy / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Johnston set to push Hannon for Goodwood crown

The race to be Goodwood’s top trainer of 2016 will go down to the wire at the track’s season finale on Sunday.

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Action from the opening race of day two of Fontwell's Oktoberfest / Picture by Clive Bennett

Sam’s the man on a super Saturday at Fontwell

Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies made it three wins in two days with a double on the second day of Fontwell Park’s Oktoberfest meeting.


Triumph and tragedy mark Fontwell festival’s first day - video and Saturday tips

If ever you wanted to see the highs and lows that racing can bring, you got both extremes in less than an hour on day one of Fontwell Park’s Oktoberfest meeting.

Workbench is bidding for a Fontwell festival hat-trick / Picture by Nigel Bowles

Focus on Fontwell: It’s Oktoberfest time again

The fifth running of Fontwell Park’s two-day festival is just around the corner and it is set to be the best one yet, writes Max Roberts, marketing manager at Fontwell Park.

Saeed bin Suroor chalked up his 2,000th worldwide winner in Goodwood's Foundation Stakes / Picture by Mark Westley

Godolphin sparkle in the Goodwood sunshine

It was Godolphin’s day at Goodwood’s penultimate meeting of 2016 as they saw off a Frankel challenge and celebrated a double.

Will the sun shine for Goodwood's race meeting and business club launch on Wednesday? Picture by Malcolm Wells

Why business should be brisk at Goodwood - preview and tips

Goodwood racecourse will host businesses from Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire for a day of hospitality and entertainment at this Wednesday’s (Sep 21) race day.

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