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The National Spirit Hurdle

Sun 24 Feb

Join us for our Richest Race of the Year: The National Spirit Hurdle!

The richest and most prestigious race in the Fontwell Calendar will be run for the 54th time on Sunday 24 February, join us and be apart of the tradition.

The National Spirit Hurdle

Fontwell's richest race is sure to attract some of the country’s finest talent. This £80,000, Grade 2 race originated 53 years ago and is named after the dual winning champion hurdler, National Spirit. After the prize fund increased by a further £30,000 in 2016, the National Spirit Hurdle has continued to attract some of the best horses with excitement beginning to build for months in advance! Recent winners include Old Guard, Lil' Rockerfeller, Black Corton!

2 Enclosures

At Fontwell Park, there are two enclosures to choose from;

There is the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure which grants access to 3 grandstands, the parade ring, winning circle and a number of bars and food outlets.

Or, you can choose the Premier Enclosure which includes entry to all of the above - plus access to the ground floor of the Premier Grandstand. In here, you'll find a large indoor bar, the Premier Café as well as seated viewing overlooking the Winning Post. There is also access to a beautiful rear terrace - the perfect quiet spot to study the form.

Popular Ticket Options

Premier Lounge Restaurant - Racehorse Sanctuary

The Premier Restaurant for this fixture will be hosted by The Racehorse Sanctuary and Re-homing Centre to raise vital funds for the re-homing of ex racehorses. Therefore it will include a raffle and live auction presented by Colin Brown, our resident tipster. The package includes a Hospitality Ticket, Champagne reception, Three course served meal, Tea, coffee & chocolates, Afternoon tea and cake, a Raceday programme, Table for the day in the Winner Restaurant and reserved car parking.

Complete Raceday Package
Premier - Advance
Paddock Restaurant Children Under 12
Paddock Plus Package
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Fixture Details

Gates Open

First Race

Last Race

Race Type TBA

Number of Races TBA

Dress Code

The relaxed nature at Fontwell Park carries through to our requirements for dress code. Most importantly, please remember to dress for the weather because Fontwell Park holds race meetings all year round and conditions can vary. However we do hold a smart casual policy for The Premier Enclosure and Hospitality suites. Click here for more information.

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult (*Some exceptions apply). ID may be required.

A fulfilment fee (max £2.75) may apply to some orders. Where applicable, this will be shown in the online checkout.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused part of any badge or other entitlement. Click here for our full terms and conditions.

Get In Touch With Us

Fontwell Park Racecourse

Arundel Road
BN18 0SY

Call Us

01243 543335