Fontwell forced to abandon Sunday card

Mr Bachster, ridden by Jamie Moore, wins at Fontwell in 2015 / Picture by Clive Bennett
Mr Bachster, ridden by Jamie Moore, wins at Fontwell in 2015 / Picture by Clive Bennett
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A heavy frost put paid to Fontwell Park’s second fixture of 2017 on Sunday.

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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