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
totepool Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day

The first Family Day of the season at Pontefract is just around the corner on Sunday 24th June. A hugely popular event, it’s the annual totepool Flat Cap & Whippet Family Day. Not only do we have Pontefract Races, but there is an England World Cup game on Sunday 24th June as well. But the Racecourse are all geared up for it and are providing live coverage in between races on the big screens and have also got a dedicated World Cup Marquee providing uninterrupted coverage of the game throughout the afternoon. There’s an action packed day ahead with activities getting underway when the gates open at 11.30am. Whippets from the Yorkshire Pedigree Whippet Racing Club will take to the Racecourse between 12.30pm and 1.30pm as they set the scene for their equine c... (Read More)