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For written correspondence, our address is:

Pontefract Park Race Co. Ltd, Administration Offices,
Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, W.Yorks WF8 4QD

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For all numbers dial Pontefract area code (01977):

  • Admin Office 781307
  • Fax Number 781850
  • Banqueting Suite 781851
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Annual Badge Holders

If you're a frequent visitor to Pontefract, have you thought about becoming an Annual Badge Holder with us?

The 2020 Annual Badge is on sale now! 

For an application form, give us a call on 01977 781307 and we'll pop one in the post for you! 


You can either buy a single annual badge for yourself (or as a gift for someone else) or we offer Joint Annual Badges for husband and wife or partners living at the same address. The costs are: 

A Single Annual Badge is £210.

A Joint Annual Badge is £290.

To Book

There are a number of ways to book your 2020 Annual Badge!

- Give us a call on 01977 781307 and pay over the phone with your credit or debit card.

- Pick up a 2020 Annual Badge leaflet or ask us to put one in the post for you!

- Fill out the form in the Racecard at race meetings at the start or end of any season 

- Book online by clicking here.

Exchange Days

Pontefract Annual Badge Holders can use their Annual Metal Badge to gain free entrance at a number of Racecourses throughout the 2020 season.

Annual Badge Holders can gain free admittance at the following 40 Racecourses throughout the year:

PlumptonSunday 5th January
LeicesterTuesday 21st January
WarwickWednesday 22nd January
AyrTuesday 11th February
Market RasenSunday 16th February
SouthwellWednesday 26th February 
ExeterTuesday 3rd March
HuntingdonWednesday 11th March
KelsoMonday 16th March
NewburySaturday 21st March
WincantonWednesday 1st April
SedgefieldFriday 3rd April
DoncasterSaturday (Eve) 2nd May
Royal WindsorMonday (Eve) 11th May
LingfieldThursday 21st May
HaydockSaturday 30th May
Hamilton ParkWednesday 17th June
Ripon Thursday 18th June
WorcesterWednesday 24th June
CartmelSunday 28th June 
ChesterFriday (Eve) 10th July
BathWednesday 22nd July
BrightonFriday 7th August
CarlisleTuesday (Eve) 18th August
SandownFriday 21st August
SalisburyFriday (Eve) 21st August
ThirskFriday 28th August
YarmouthSunday 30th August
KemptonFriday (Eve) 4th September
StratfordSaturday 5th September
RedcarTuesday 15th September
BeverleyWednesday 16th September
NewmarketWednesday 21st October
NewcastleFriday 30th October
MusselburghWednesday 4th November
HexhamFriday 6th November
TauntonThursday 12th November
CatterickFriday 20th November
UttoxeterSunday 22nd November
WetherbyWednesday 25th November

There are also a number of exchange days with Yorkshire County Cricket Club as follows:

Monday 13th AprilDay 2 vs Gloucestershire
Tuesday 14th AprilDay 3 vs Gloucestershire
Monday 27th AprilDay 3 vs Surrey
Saturday 16th MayDay 2 vs Kent
Sunday 17th MayDay 3 vs Kent
Monday 29th JuneDay 2 vs Essex
Friday 24th JulyYorkshire Vikings vs Warwickshire (Royal London Cup)
Tuesday 4th August50 overs vs Northans at York
Tuesday 15th SeptemberDay 2 vs Hampshire
Wednesday 16th SeptemberDay 3 vs Hampshire

Unless stated, all matches will be at the Headingley Stadium. Please make sure that you use St. Michael’s Road entrance for matches at Headingley. Metal badges must be shown when gaining admittance to all matches.


There is a dedicated car parking facility for Annual Badge Holders - or for £10 you can purchase one of only a handful of Reserved Parking labels for a car park adjacent to the turnstiles. 

There is also an Annual Badge Holders Bar which looks out on to the Premier Enclosure lawn.

Annual Badge Holders should access the Racecourse via the Premier Enclosure entrance in the Dalby Stand only. Unfortunately we can no longer admit Annual Badge Holders through the Owners & Trainers entrance.


 Pontefract Annual Badge Holders can claim the following discounts throughout the season:

• £100 off Private Boxes when booked by an Annual Badge Holder (subject to availability). 

• £10 off the Park Suite Restaurant Package (£49 instead of £59) (subject to availability)

• Bring a friend for free on Monday Evening 8th June. Details are available on the Annual Badge Application Form - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like one sent out!

• Enter our free prize draw to win a table for up to 6 people in the Park Suite on the 19th October 2020.

VIP Day Out

Following the success of the Annual Badge Holders VIP Day out in previous years, we will be repeating the day on Wednesday 29th April when we will be taking a group of Annual Badge Holders for a tour of the National Horseracing College in Doncaster before bringing them back for racing at Pontefract. The group will enjoy a 'behind the scenes' tour of the Racecourse before sitting down to a buffet lunch in the Dalby Stand and enjoying the afternoon's racing and (hopefully) backing a few winners! The menu for the lunch will be available in March.

Numbers are strictly limited but if you'd like to be considered for this trip, then please complete the tear off form on the flyer which will be sent out with your 2020 Annual Badge and return to us on or before Monday 20th April 2020.

50 badge holders will be chosen at random and notified on or around Friday 24th April 2020. 





PONTEFRACT RACES are run by PONTEFRACT PARK RACE COMPANY LIMITED, a company registered in England No. 159754 whose address within Great Britain is The Administration Office, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4QD.

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