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Tim Easterby And David Allan Dominate The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival

The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival concluded yesterday at Pontefract racecourse with yet another win for David Allan. David dominated the leader board for the festival from day 1 as did his boss Tim Easterby. This combination seem unbeatable, with the whole yard in top form. Rachel Richardson, Tim’s apprentice jockey, contributed to the tally with a fabulous ride on Flying Pursuit at York to win the Skybet Dash.
The 10th running of this popular racing festival, supported by Skybet, has proved yet again that the people of Yorkshire love their racing. The county attended in their thousands over the whole 8 days, enjoying a different racing experience at each course.
David Allan said ‘We have never had a run of form like this before, Tim has every horse in the yard firing, its amazing. I have won the leading jockey of the festival once before but todays win is pretty sweet, I hope it continues!’.
Emma White General Manager of Go Racing In Yorkshire said ‘ Wow, what a week! The weather didn’t really play ball but it didn’t dampen our spirits or stop people supporting us. The festival grows year on year, it’s great that the trainers and jockeys really get behind it. We are already planning big things for next year so watch this space.’


The search is on to find the Best Dressed Lady in Yorkshire! Go Racing In Yorkshire Ladies Day series kicks off at Wetherby Racecourse on the 6th June with a fabulous prize provided by the Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, awarding their winner with the following amazing and exclusive prize at their fabulous venue: 1 night stay in a Luxury bedroom with Yorkshire breakfast, three course dinner in the award winning Macleod’s Restaurant with bottle of wine, half day falconry experience, use of the Spa to include: For her – Natura Diamond Energy facial, For him – Aromatherapy Associates – The Refinery Mens Facial

It doesn’t stop there if you win this fabulous prize at Wetherby because you are then put forward to the Grand Final held at Doncaster Racecourse on the 28th October. The prizes at the final are fabulous. £500 worth of fashion vouchers from Yasmine of Bawtry, a spa break at the stunning Mount Pleasant Hotel in Doncaster and a piece of stunning diamond jewellery worth over £3000 from There are nine chances to qualify for the Grand Final:

Wetherby Racecourse – 6th June

Ripon Racecourse – 22nd June

Redcar Racecourse – 24th June

Pontefract Racecourse – 9th August

Beverley Racecourse – 16th August

Catterick Racecourse – 18th August

York Racecourse – 24th August

Thirsk Racecourse – 9th September

Doncaster Racecourse 14th September

These exceptional race days are the perfect opportunity to grab your friends and family, pick out a stunning outfit and enjoy the thrill of racing. Yorkshires Best Dressed Lady could be you.

All racecourses have early bird discounts so book your tickets early!