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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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Stayer's Championship

Once again, Pontefract will have a Stayers Championship in 2020 for all races run over a distance of more than 2 miles. Points will be awarded as follows:

Winner 9 points
Second 6 points
Third 4 points
Fourth 3 points

The owner, trainer and stable of the winner of the Championship will each win £1,500.

The winner of the 2019 Championship was Rubenesque, trained by Tristan Davidson and owned by Tony Noble and Andy Bell. 

The Races

The qualifying races in 2020 are as follows:

DateRaceDistanceHandicap RatingPrizemoney
Tuesday 7th AprilThe Jamaican Flight Handicap2m 2f56 - 75£6,000
Monday 20th AprilThe Into The Sky Pontefract Marathon Handicap2m 5f51 - 70£6,000
Monday Evening 8th JuneThe Tony Bethell Memorial Handicap2m 1f61 - 80£8,500
Sunday 21st JuneThe Graham Monks Pontefract Cup Handicap2m 2f66 - 85£8,500
Sunday 16th AugustThe Moor Top Farm Shop Hemsworth Handicap2m 1f56 - 75£6,000
Thursday 17th SeptemberThe Madam Lilibet Stayers Handicap2m 1f56 - 75£6,000
Monday 7th OctoberThe Racing TV HD Bluff Cove Handicap2m 2f56 - 75£6,000
Monday 19th OctoberThe Phil Bull Trophy Conditions Stakes2m 2f £20,000



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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