Horse Racing Events

We host a variety of horse racing events throughout the year guaranteed to be a great day out! for more information on the individual events, please click a picture below.

Ladies Day

Ladies Day Horse Racing Events

Summer Festival

22-30 JULY 2017
22-30 JULY 2017

Winter Festival

26-29 DECEMBER 2017

 

Latest News
RACING THROUGH THE AUTUMN

As the flat season continues to wind down, Pontefract stage their second September meeting on Thursday 28th. The highlight of the card is the Simon Scrope Dalby Screw-Driver Handicap – a £20,000 Handicap over 1m2f. ‘Screw-Driver’ was the racing pin up in the early 19th century, winning at least 2 ‘Cup’ races. These ‘Cups’ consisted of four heats over 2 miles on the same day with the winner being the horse with the best aggregate score over the 8 miles! This impressive feat makes Screw-Driver just about the first Pontefract course specialist on record! Team Godolphin have an excellent record in this race and they have taken 3 of the last 4 runnings. Their ‘Memorial Day’ destroyed his rivals last year by an easy 8 lengths – it was the last time he was seen in Hand... (Read More)