The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival
Sponsored by Sky Bet, takes place at the end of July. Race meetings are held over nine days, starting at Pontefract with their music night and culminating at York on Music Showcase Saturday.
9 Days of incredible racing
Representing everything that’s great about racing in Yorkshire, the week is tied together with a variety of Yorkshire themes, plus a leading trainer and jockey of the week, and a prize for the yard who win the most number of ‘best turned out horse awards’ during the week, as well as a prize for moment of the day, culminating in moment of the week.
There are food and drink specials, jockey skills competitions and a festival feeling providing a relaxed, chilled out atmosphere. Not to mention the competitive racing providing the heart-thumping sport.
The 2023 festival takes place from Friday 21st July to Saturday 29th July. Tickets can be purchased from racecourse websites.
It is the perfect way to visit Yorkshire’s racecourses, looking at the differences between them all but guaranteed to be given a fantastic Yorkshire welcome at every single one of them!
Friday 21st July – Pontefract (Evening) Dreams of Fleetwood Mac performing after racing
Saturday 22nd July – Ripon
Saturday 22nd July – Doncaster (Evening) Abba Tribute Band performing after racing
Sunday 23rd July – Redcar, Circus Family Fun Day
Monday 24th July – Beverley (Evening)
Wednesday 26th July – Catterick
Thursday 27th July – Doncaster Charity Race Day
Friday 28th July – Thirsk Family Fun Day
Friday 28th July – York (Evening) Human League performing after racing
Saturday 29th July – York Craig David performing after racing