York is back in action with the first Saturday of its eighteen day season (May 26). As with every afternoon at York, the total prize money is into six figures, on this occasion over £225,000 for the seven race card, with a brand new feature race worth £90,000. The Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Brontë Cup is the newest of York's thirty Pattern races, it is a Group Three for older fillies and mares over one and three quarter miles and forms part of a wider initiative to encourage such horses to stay in training. This is the first opportunity for weekend racegoers to explore the latest improvements to the racegoing experience at York, such as the new Clocktower Enclosure in the centre of the course with its new facilities, infrastructure and landscape. The first of seven Saturday af... (Read More)
Winter Festival Event
THE 2016 FESTIVAL –
WETHERBY 26/27 DECEMBER
CATTERICK 28 DECEMBER
DONCASTER 29 DECEMBER
This four day winter festival commences with Wetherby’s two day fixture on December 26th and 27th, Sunday 28th their will be racing from Catterick and on Sunday 29th Doncaster stage their xmas meeting.
The festival brings together the best of National Hunt racing in Yorkshire over the Christmas period