Promotions

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Unfortunately, we are unable to hold our usual raceday promotions (including the Wall of Fame, Yorkshire Postcode Promotion, Social Media VIPs and the Ponte Faithful) at the moment but hope to bring some of the promotions back later in the year or in 2022.

 

Normally we run several promotions throughout each season – for regular visitors to Pontefract as well as those that visit us just once a year.

 

For those who drive to the races and those who celebrate the social side of a day out.

 

For racing fanatics and for those enjoying a day at the races for the first time.

 

Click on each tab below for details of our offers which we hope to bring back when racing returns to full capacity:

Wall of Fame

The Wall of Fame will hopefully be back later in the year and once again, our racegoers are the stars.

 

Not only does the Wall Of Fame have its own dedicated page, but a gorgeous mosaic, with brand new faces, will again be brought to life at the Racecourse with a huge piece of art in the Paddock Lounge Bar.

 

If you can find your face on the Wall of Fame, you could win some pretty amazing prizes!

 

How do you win?

  • Find yourself on the Wall of Fame.
  • Make a note of the reference number on the Wall of Fame grid that you appear in.
  • Visit the Raceday Office during a 2021 race meeting and claim your prize!

There’s the opportunity to win a free hospitality box, free meals and some fantastic VIP prizes as well as free racedays, free bets and free drinks!

 

Don’t worry if you can’t see yourself on the Wall of Fame this year, you could be on it in 2022!

#WallOfFame

 

Ponte Walk of Fame

The Wall of Fame is getting bigger and better and, when restrictions allow, we’ll be making some of our own celebrities when Racegoers from the Wall of Fame will be forming the Ponte Walk of Fame! You could be one of our featured guests on the Walk of Fame in 2021 and, if you are, you’ll win some great prizes!

It's Champion

Don’t miss out on our It’s Champion promotion when it returns celebrating our champion trainer and jockey’s achievements during the previous season.

 

Richard Fahey took the 2020 leading trainer title, training 7 winners at Pontefract during the 2020 season.

 

Ben Curtis was the most winning jockey with 12 wins!

 

Every time either train or ride a winner at Pontefract, they’ll unlock a special offer on the course which will be valid until the published off time of the following race or 30 minutes after the last race of the day if they win that.

 

The ‘It’s Champion’ offer will vary at each race meeting with the specific special offer announced at each race meeting.

 

So with Richard Fahey and Ben Curtis, you could be on to a winner, even if your horse loses!

The Ponte Faithful

The Ponte Faithful campaign is not in operation at the moment.

 

Updates will appear when available.

 

If you made a booking online (or over the phone) and return to make another booking for the 2021 racing season, then you will receive:

 

  • A free £2 bet
  • A free drinks voucher
  • A voucher for £5 off at the turnstile for you to use at another race meeting in 2021

 

We will also enter you into a Prize Draw to win a table for 4 people in the Park Suite Restaurant at our race meeting on Monday 4th October.

 

*PLEASE NOTE – ONLY ONE PACK OF VOUCHERS CAN BE CLAIMED PER SEASON, PER PERSON

 

How it works:

1. If you booked online for racing in 2019 and book again for 2021, you are qualified for the promotion.
2. The Racecourse will contact all those who are qualified by email with details of how to claim their voucher pack.

 

There’s never been a better excuse to get a few more racedays in at Ponte!

Ponte Generations Game

Have your family been coming racing to Ponte for generations? We could have just the thing for you! Keep your eyes peeled for details.

Social Media VIPs

If you have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account make sure that you follow all the Racecourse activity on our Social Media pages.

Website Competition

There are fantastic prizes to win EVERY MONTH in our Website Competition.

 

Click here to take part and join in the fun!

Yorkshire Postcode Promotion

This promotion is will return in 2022.

 

If you live in Yorkshire and have one of the following postcodes, you could come racing at Pontefract for free!

 

If you applied for a ticket for 2020, then we still have your application and it will be valid when the promotion returns.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY ONE TICKET PER ADDRESS IS AVAILABLE.

 

Race Meeting Qualifying Postcode Number of Tickets remaining
Tuesday 6th April HG (Harrogate & District) 100
Monday 19th April YO (York & District) 100
Wednesday 28th April S (Sheffield & District) 100
Monday Evening 7th June DN (Doncaster & District) 100
Monday 28th June WF (Wakefield & District) 100
Tuesday 6th July LS (Leeds & District) 100
Thursday 16th September HU (Hull & District) 100
Thursday 23rd September HX (Halifax & District) 100
Monday 4th October HD (Huddersfield & District) 100
Monday 18th October BD (Bradford & District) 100

 

To get your ticket:

– Check that there are tickets still available (above) for the race meeting that your postcode qualifies for.

– Send a Stamped Addressed Envelope to The Administration Office, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract WF8 4QD

– Tickets will be sent out around 7 to 10 days before each raceday.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROMOTION MUST BE ARRANGED BEFORE THE RACE DAY

Loyalty Card

The Loyalty Card will return in 2022.

 

Simply pay to enter the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure six times and get your seventh visit free – collect your Loyalty Card stamp from the Grandstand & Paddock Racecard Seller or the Raceday Office.

 

Once you have 6 stamps on your card, send the completed card, along with your name and address and date of the meeting that you would like a free ticket for to:

 

The Administration Offices
Pontefract Racecourse
Pontefract Park
Park Road
Pontefract
WF8 4QD

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY ONE TICKET PER HOUSEHOLD IS AVAILABLE IN ANY RACING SEASON.

Designated Driver

The designated driver promotion will return in 2022.

If you’re driving to one of our Evening Meetings, then pick up a voucher when you park the car and you can claim 2 FREE drinks (courtesy of Harrogate Spa) from specified collection points around the Racecourse!

Private Facilities

If you book a Private Box with us at any race meeting between May 28th and the end of September, you will automatically qualify for a FREE BOX at one of the first 3 race meetings (6th, 19th or 28th April) or in October in the same year (subject to availability)!

 

The cost of the Box is free and you will only need to pay for your entrance badges at £22 each (for 10 or more) and any catering requirements that you may have.

Raceday Experiences

Our Raceday Experience ‘Add-Ons’ offer a cost effective way of enhancing your day at the races.

 

For a full list of all options please click here.

Advanced Booking

If you know the date you’re coming, you can go straight to booking online.