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A trip to the races is always an exciting and is an incredibly social occasion.
It’s a great way to entertain important clients or work colleagues providing a unique opportunity to mix business with pleasure.
Our variety of hospitality packages are also perfect for anyone celebrating special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and hen or stag parties, or simply enjoying a day out with friends and family.
We offer a variety of packages for a truly unique and memorable experience.
Enjoy first class hospitality and a days top flight racing action with clients, colleagues, family or friends at Pontefract Racecourse.
Have you got an important meeting? Conference to arrange? Or simply want to say ‘thank you’ to your staff with a day out. There’s no better place to do it than Pontefract Racecourse on a raceday.
Get the hard work out of the way early with a morning meeting, before giving your employees and guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy all that a day at the races has to offer.
Raceday hospitality is a great way to entertain people. Providing an excellent position on the course, our facilities all have a private balcony for that all-important view, bar and betting facilities, as well as plenty of options when it comes to catering. Why not wander down to the Parade Ring to choose your horse and take in the atmosphere?
If you’ve not been racing before, don’t worry, you’ll find everything you need to know in the First Time Racegoer section!
Every raceday conference package is bespoke and tailored to your needs so please get in touch. We’ll be more than happy to talk through the day with you.
Please contact us on 01977 781307 or click here!
If you’d like to enquire about availability please contact Caroline via email.
Post-pandemic Pontefract Racecourse will offer Private Hospitality Suites in 2 fantastic locations.
The Dalby Stand houses 18 Private Boxes (after 21st June) 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.
All 2021 fixtures are priced at Standard Rates with the exception of the two Premium Racedays below:
Hospitality prices are quoted as ‘Standard’ or ‘Premium’. However, for race meetings while COVID restrictions are in place, there will be a set price for all these meetings.
Click on the ‘Packages’ tab below to choose the type of package you’d like and to view prices.
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:
We offer the following all inclusive packages:
|Package||Standard Price||Premium Price|
|Gold Dining||£119 + VAT per person||£126 + VAT per person|
|Gold Buffet||£111 + VAT per person||£116 + VAT per person|
|Silver Dining||£87 + VAT per person||£94 + VAT per person|
|Silver Buffet||£79 + VAT per person||£84 + VAT per person|
If you would like to book or require further information, please telephone Caroline on 01977 781307 or email us by clicking here
Box Only Packages
If you simply want to 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 into the Private Boxes.
If you’d like further details or would like to talk to us about your Box Only Hospitality Package, please email us or call Caroline on 01977 781307.
We also offer a range of drinks packages to suit every budget.
There are a number of options:
If you book one of our Private Hospitality Boxes between 28th May and 23rd September (inclusive), then you will automatically qualify for a FREE box at any of the meetings in April or 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.
The ‘Free Box’ offer is available on:
Tuesday 6th April
Monday 19th April
Wednesday 28th April
Monday 4th October
Monday 18th October
To take advantage of this offer, book a box now!
Please click here for a layout of the Dalby Stand Boxes.
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 28th May
Wednesday 4th August
Friday Eve 3rd September
Full payment is required six weeks prior to the event and admission badges will only be sent once full payment has been received.
We are occasionally asked about the possibility of taking a Box for the whole season.
If you would be interested in doing this, then please email us and we will put together a proposal for you.
If you’re thinking of extending your visit to Pontefract, we would recommend the following hotels in the area:
Rogerthorpe Manor – approximately 5 miles from the Racecourse.
Oulton Hall – about 20 minutes from the Racecourse.
Waterton Park Hotel – about 15 minutes from the Racecourse.
Wentbridge House Hotel – within 10 miles of the course.
The Kings Croft Hotel – in Pontefract, a couple of miles from the Racecourse.
The Premier Inn, Castleford/Leeds – at Xscape, approximately 1 1/2 miles from the Racecourse
The Cedar Court Hotel – about 10 miles from the Racecourse
The Best Western Plus Milford Hotel – about 10 miles from the Racecourse
The Travelodge – a few miles from the Racecourse
Hotel Castleford – a few miles from the Racecourse
Struggling to find the perfect present for your loved ones?
If they enjoy racing at Pontefract why not consider purchasing a gift voucher for them.
Here’s a list of what’s available:
Gift Vouchers are available to purchase here.
For the Private Facilities Terms & Conditions, please click here.