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A Tribute to Pontefract Racecourse  Telephone:   01977 781307 Todays Date Sat 05 Sep 2015
Pontefract Races, A profile & tribute to the racecourse.

Next Race Day is Only 12 Days away at Pontefract, Thursday, September 17th 2015, Going : TBA

Starters orders.. and They're off! at Pontefract Races the longest continuous circuit of its kind in Europe.

Pontefract Racecourse is one of the best appointed courses of its kind in the country. There are modern bars and refreshment areas in all enclosures and the racing programme has been greatly improved in recent years.

Closed circuit television is in operation on every race day, with televisions in all bars and refreshment areas. There are modern Tote facilities and kiosks throughout the stands. There is an off-course betting office in the paddock and second enclosure.

One 'claim to fame' for the racecourse is that it is the longest continuous racing circuit in the country, at a little short of 2m 1f. This was exceeded when York completed its circuit for the holding of the Royal Ascot festival in 2005, and whilst York remains a 'circuit', there are no races held around the new link.

For a great day at the races its a dead cert at Pontefract racecourse.

The Course: Flat left-handed, fairly sharp, but a testing track.

Please note this website is not owned by or affiliated with Pontefract Racecourse (Pontefract Park Race Co Ltd). For the official Pontefract Racecourse website visit www.pontefract-races.co.uk

The purpose of this tribute site is to promote and raise the profile of Pontefract races & horseracing (the sport of Kings).

Contact The Course Office on 01977 781307
Fax Number 01977 781850
email:info@pontefract-races.co.uk
Stables 01977 702323
Banqueting Suite 01977 781851
 Coming Race Meetings at Pontefract Racecourse
Date First Race Last Race More Details
Thursday, September 17th 2015 2.10pm5.30pm View info
Thursday, September 24th 2015 TBATBA TBA
Monday, October 5th 2015 TBATBA TBA
Monday, October 19th 2015 TBATBA TBA
 For All The Race Dates Click Here
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Admission Prices for Pontefract Racecourse
Prices through the turnstiles on the day are as follows:

Premier Enclosure £23

Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure £15

Silver Enclosure £7

Picnic Enclosure £5 (or bring your car in with a maximum of 4 adult occupants for just £12)

(Please note that there are limited spaces for cars in the Picnic Enclosure and this area is likely to fill up on Sunday race meetings well before the 1st race).

Accompanied children under 18 are admitted free in to every enclosure on every raceday.

Admission prices for OAPS are as follows:
Grandstand & Paddock £10
Silver Enclosure £3
NO ADVANCE BOOKING FOR OAPs - Proof of age may be requested.

Parking is FREE at Pontefract Racecourse.

Dress Code
Dress code is in place in the Premier Enclosure at Every meeting.
This is Smart casual.
Please, no scruffy jeans, sportswear, shorts or trainers.

No other dress codes apply in any other enclosure.

Thank you & enjoy your day at the races.

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