Summer Festival Event

The 2017

Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival

The 10th annual Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival celebrates all that’s best about racing on the Flat in the White Rose County.

The 2017 Summer Festival took place between Saturday 22nd July until Sunday 30th July and showcased a week of Yorkshire racing and racing events, along with live music, family entertainment and much more

Below are some pictures of the wonderful days we had which provided superb racing, a fabulous atmosphere and some amazing people.

Sat 22 July – Ripon
Sun 23 July –  Redcar
Mon 24 July – Beverley (Eve)
Wed 26 July – Catterick
Thurs 27 July – Doncaster (Eve)
Fri 28 July – Thirsk
Fri 28 July – York (Eve)
Sat 29 July – York
Sun 30th July – Pontefract

Click HERE for pictures from Ripon

Click HERE for pictures from Redcar

Click HERE for pictures from Beverley

Click HERE for pictures from Catterick

Click HERE for pictures from Doncaster

Click HERE for pictures from Thirsk

Click HERE for pictures from York

Click HERE for pictures from the final day at Pontefract

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