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
George Chaloner to Join Pontefract Management Team

George Chaloner, who retired from race riding last year after a series of injuries, and has been looking for employment in the industry since then, has been engaged by Pontefract Racecourse as part of its Management Team. George, who rode 137 winners from 1,400 rides during a 7 year career, has been appointed as full time Management Assistant. Whilst assisting both Pontefract's Managing Director, Norman Gundill, and Assistant Manager Richard Hammill, he will be primarily involved in working with Richard Hammill to implement Pontefract's Marketing and Promotions Plan. He is also to train as a Clerk of the Course and once he is accredited Norman Gundill will give up that role and George will share Clerking Duties with Richard Hammill. Norman Gundill said "With our continued success,... (Read More)