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Pontefract Races 2017 season

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

The Start of the Season

2017 gets underway with 3 fantastic meetings in April and May

80s Night

Book now for Bananarama performing after the racing on Friday Evening 26th May 2017


Fantastic racing all summer

Bring your friends and enjoy the summer at Pontefract Races


Rugby League Evening

Monday Evening 12th June 2017 - Season ticket holders for Castleford Tigers, Huddersfield Giants, Featherstone Rovers and Wakefield Wildcats get in for just £5!

A great day out!

Get together with friends and family for a great day out

totepool Flat Cap & Whippet Family

Watch the whippets race before the equine stars take to the stage

The Art of Racing Racedays

on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 11th 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

The second of the Friday Night Music Night Series with Cheryl, Mike & Jay,
formerly of Bucks Fizz performing after racing

Go Racing in Yorkshire Family Day

The final day of the Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival is at Pontefract on
Sunday 30th July 2017

RIU Ladies Day

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

The Sunday Service Family Raceday

Our final family day of 2017 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

Dining 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?

Conference & Banqueting

Our excellent conference and banqueting facilities can cater for all your needs

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 9th August 2017

This year the glitz and the glamour of Ladies Day hits Ponte Carlo on the 9th of August…


totepool Flat Cap & Whippet Day

Sunday 25th June 2017
Watch the whippets race before the equine stars take to the stage.