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Going green at Fontwell Park

Fontwell Park’s much loved St Patrick’s Raceday returns tomorrow with racegoers hoping the luck of the Irish will be on their side.


The racecourse gets the St Patrick’s Day festivities started early.


With Cheltenham drawing to a close, Fontwell Park gets into the Irish spirit with a social event not be missed.


The course will see seven races take place, with racegoers encouraged to wear green and enjoy the variety of entertainment on offer.


Executive director Paul Ellison is looking forward to the festivities.


He said: “We are very excited about our St Patrick’s Raceday on Saturday.


“We will have some top racing for fans wanting to see all the action and for those who purchase an advance ticket and get here within the hour of gates opening, we’re offering a free pint of Guinness to get the festivities going.


“We have some excellent entertainment for the day including live music from a brilliant Irish group, Absolute Band, to really get everyone in the St Patrick’s Day spirit.


“St Patrick’s Raceday is a real favourite of mine and is perfect for the whole family, with under-18s able to come for free.


“We have some brilliant packages available to really make the most of your day and one of our most popular is our St Patrick’s Complete Raceday package. This includes entry to the premier enclosure, a Guinness hat, traditional Irish stew and dumplings, pint of Guinness and more for only £34 per person. It’s a fantastic option for a great day out and people love to make the most of this event day.”


The racing action starts at 1.40pm and gates open at 11.30am.


Tickets start at £20, when booked in advance before tomorrow, and are available at Restaurant packages are available and start at £79pp.

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