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Pontefract Races

From all the fun of the fair, to the exhilaration of the racing

The Start of the Season

2016 gets underway with 3 fantastic meetings in April

80s Night

Book now for Cheryl, Mike and Jay (Formerly of Bucks Fizz) performing after racing on Friday Evening 27th May 2016!

Fantastic Racing all summer

Bring your friends and enjoy the Summer at Pontefract Races!

Rugby League Evening

Rugby League Evening on Monday Evening 6th June! Season ticket holders for Castleford Tigers, Featherstone Rovers, Huddersfield Giants and Wakefield Wildcats get in for just £5!

A great day out

Get together with friends and family for a great day out!

Father's Day

Treat Dad to a day he'll never forget - Flat Cap and Whippet Family Day on Sunday 19th June!

Midsummer Tea Party

Enjoy a delicious Farmer Copleys afternoon tea at the Midsummer Tea Party on Monday 27th June!

The Art of Racing Raceday

From tipping to commentating, riding to judging the best turned out. Have a go at The Art of Racing Raceday on Tuesday 5th July.

Red Shirt Night and Beer Festival

Our final evening meeting of the season is our Red Shirt Night and Beer Festival on Friday Eve 15th July!

Go Racing In Yorkshire Family Day

The final day of the Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival is at Pontefract on Sunday 24th July.

RIU Ladies Day

Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Ladies Day - the best dressed lady will win an all inclusive holiday for 2 to Mauritius!

Flying Fillies Family Day

Our final family day of 2016 features our richest race of the season - the EBF Highfield Farm Flying Fillies Stakes!

Racing through the autumn

With 4 race meetings in September and October, we look forward to welcoming you in Autumn.

Dine in style

Why not dine in style in one of our fantastic restaurants?

Private Boxes

Have you got something to celebrate? Why not hire one of the private hospitality boxes?

Getting Around

In this section, you'll find all you need to help you get to, and then find your way around, Pontefract Races!

Ladies Day

Wednesday 8th August 2018

This year the glitz and the glamour of Ladies Day hits Ponte Carlo on the 8th of August?

Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day

Sunday 24th June 2018

Bring the whole family together on this brilliant, fun day at Pontefract Races?