Fontwell forced to abandon Sunday card

A heavy frost put paid to Fontwell Park's second fixture of 2017 on Sunday.

Sunday, 22nd January 2017, 10:54 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:46 pm
Mr Bachster, ridden by Jamie Moore, wins at Fontwell in 2015 / Picture by Clive Bennett

The card, which included a qualifier for the new Challenger Series in the middle-distance category, was abandoned after an early-morning inspection revealed it was still frozen in place.

There had been 50 runners declared across the seven races.

Fontwell will try again and hope for warmer temperatures next Sunday.

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