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Please use the email contact form below to make an enquiry.

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Please fill in all fields and click the ‘Submit’ button. We endeavour to answer all email enquiries within a minimum of 48hrs.

By Post

For written correspondence, our address is:

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

or Call

For all numbers dial Pontefract area code (01977):

  • Admin Office 781307
  • Fax Number 781850
  • Banqueting Suite 781851
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Private Boxes

Pontefract Racecourse offers Private Hospitality Suites in 2 fantastic locations.

The Dalby Stand houses 18 Private Boxes which can accommodate parties from 10 to 150 people when fully opened up!

With views straight down the finishing straight, or over the Parade Ring, the views are amongst the best on the entire Racecourse.

The Pipalong Room holds up to 25 people and is the only Box in the Main Stand. Looking out directly on to the Winning Post, it's an incredible place to be, right in the heart of the action.


There are 2 different pricing bands.

All 2019 fixtures are priced at Standard Rates with the exception of the three Premium Racedays below:

Hospitality prices are quoted as 'Standard' or 'Premium'.


All Inclusive Packages

Our range of All Inclusive Packages makes hospitality bookings for any number of guests a simple process.

Each Package is charged PER PERSON and includes:

  • Hospitality Box Charge
  • Admission Badge
  • Food (dependent on your chosen package)
  • Racecard & Pen

We offer the following all inclusive packages:

  • Gold Dining Package - Champagne Reception with canapes, silver served four course lunch with coffee and full afternoon tea.
  • Gold Buffet Package - Champagne Reception with canapes, special collation of hot and cold buffet with coffee and full afternoon tea.
  • Silver Dining Package - Silver served three course lunch with coffee and light afternoon tea.
  • Silver Buffet Package - A hot finger buffet served with cocktail sandwiches and pies, followed by a choice of dessert and tea/coffee.

The prices are as follows:

PackageStandard PricePremium Price
Gold Dining£118 + VAT per person£125 + VAT per person
Gold Buffet£110 + VAT per person£115 + VAT per person
Silver Dining£86 + VAT per person£93 + VAT per person
Silver Buffet£78 + VAT per person£83 + VAT per person

To view our sample menus for 2019, please click here.

If you would like to book, or require further information, please telphone Caroline on 01977 781307 or email us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Box Only Packages

If you'd simply enjoy the ambience of your own private box and do not require food as part of your box package, we offer 'box only packages' whereby you simply pay for the box hire and the badges that you require. You can then 'build your own' package by adding in any catering requirements that you have to meet your specific needs.

Please note that you are not able to bring your own food and drink in to the Private Boxes. 

2019 sample menus for the Bespoke Option can be seen by clicking here.

If you'd like further details or would like to talk to us about your Box Only Hospitality Package, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Caroline on 01977 781307.

Dalby Stand Buffet

The Dalby Stand Buffet is new for 2019 and offers smaller groups the chance to enjoy a set 2 course buffet in the Dalby Stand Boxes.

This new option is in a shared facility within the Dalby Stand. For full details, please click here .

Drinks Packages

We also offer a range of drinks packages to suit every budget. 

There are several options:

  • It is possible to set up an account bar whereby you're able to settle an account at the end of the day and your clients do not need to pay for a thing.
  • You can have a cash bar where drinks are paid as they are purchased.
  • You can put a certain amount 'behind the bar' which, once spent, will then turn to a cash bar facility or
  • You can order one of our marvellous drinks packages. Our 2019 drinks packages are available here.

Dine & View

The Dine & View package offers smaller groups of private individuals or corporate groups the opportunity to dine in style in one of the Dalby Stand Private boxes.  With limited spaces available you and your guests will have a private table reserved for the day, waitress served luncheon, a private bar facility and enjoy all the racing action from a private viewing balcony, with toilet and pool betting facilities conveniently located close-by.

Priced at just £100 + VAT per person, the Dine & View package offers:

  • Badge Wallet containing the day's itinerary and general information
  • Reserved Car Parking
  • Entrance to the Racecourse and VIP Dalby Stand Box Badge
  • Three Course Luncheon served with 1/2 Bottle House Wine per person
  • Light Afternoon Tea
  • Cash Bar Facility
  • Pool Betting Service
  • Racecard & Pen
  • Closed Circuit Television with full race coverage

For further information, click here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that the Dine & View Boxes are a shared facility. 

To book the Dine & View package, please telephone Racecourse Hospitality on 01777 247102.

Sample menus for 2019 will appear here in March. Take a look at the 2018 sample menus by clicking here. 

Special Offers

If you book one of our Private Hospitality Boxes between 24th May and 26th September (inclusive), then you will automatically qualify for a FREE box at any of the first three meetings (9th April, 15th April or 1st May) or in October in the same season (subject to availability).

The Box is provided FREE OF CHARGE - you will simply need to pay for any admission badges that you require and any catering requirements that you may have.

To take advantage of this offer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

Box Layout

Please click here for a layout of the Dalby Stand Boxes.

Payment Terms

In 2019, to secure a booking, we will require a deposit of £300 + VAT for 'Standard' Race Meetings.

We will require a deposit of £500 + VAT for the three Premium Racedays on:

Friday Evening 24th May
Friday Evening 19th July
Wednesday 7th August

Full payment is required six weeks prior to the event and admission badges will only be sent once full payment has been received.

Annual Boxes

We are frequently asked about the possibility of taking a Box for the whole season.

If you would be interested in doing this, then please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will put together a proposal for you.






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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