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Sunday 24th February

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!

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.

Fixture Details

Gates Open


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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.

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.

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Fontwell Park Racecourse

Arundel Road
Fontwell
Arundel
BN18 0SY