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A great day out

Get togetherwith friends and family for a great day out

Pontefract Races 2019 season

Because the best thing about Pontefract Races... is you!

Friday Night Music Night Series

Book now for 80s Night on Friday Evening 24th May - full details coming soon

Monday Evening Racing

Spend an enjoyable and leisurely Monday evening on 10th June 2019

Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day

Sunday 23rd June 2019 - Watch the whippets race before the equine stars take to the stage

Don't forget your flat cap!

The Art of Racing Racedays

Monday 1st and Tuesday 9th July

From tipping to commentating, riding to judging the best turned out.

Have a go at our Art of Racing Racedays

Beer Festival & Red Shirt Night

Friday Evening 19th July 2019 - The Second of the Friday Night Music Night Series.

Full details coming soon

Tribute Bands Family Day

Enjoy 4 fantastic tribute bands during ths fun filled family day out

Sunday 28th July 2019

RIU Ladies Day

Wednesday 7th August 2019 - Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Ladies Day - the best dressed lady will win an all inclusive holiday for two to Jamaica!

In The Zone Family Sunday Raceday

Our final family day of 2019 is on Sunday 18th August and features our richest race of the season - 

the EBF Highfield Farm Flying Fillies Stakes. Get involved with our In The Zone raceday

Racing through the Autumn

Our 4 race meetings in September and october are 'All About The Racing'

Dining in style

Why not dine in one of our fantastic restaurants?

Private Boxes

Why not hire one of the Private Hospitality boxes and enjoy the day a different way?

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 7th August 2019

This year the glitz and the glamour of Ladies Day hits Ponte Carlo on the 7th of August when the Best Dressed Lady will win an all inclusive holiday for two to Jamaica courtesy of RIU Hotels and Resorts.


Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day

Sunday 23rd June 2019

Bring the whole family together on this brilliant, fun day at Pontefract Races! Watch whippet racing and horse racing and don't forget your flat cap!