Raceday Information


Forthcoming Raceday Information

Find out all the latest information on the next race meeting including:


  • Going
  • Weather Updates
  • Travel Updates
  • How to Book Tickets
  • Preview of the Day’s Racing

The Going

The Going for each raceday will appear inside the raceday page a week prior to the meeting and updated as and when it changes.

Book Tickets for the Next Raceday

Book general tickets here.


For Annual Badges, please click here.


For Gift Vouchers, please click here.

Safety and Security

Security marshalls will be carrying out bag searches at ALL entrances ahead of racing so please make sure that you allow plenty of time for admission into the Racecourse.


These measures are for all racegoers’ safety and security so that everyone has an enjoyable time with us with fantastic racing and brilliant entertainment.

Food and Drink on Racedays

Racegoers are permitted to bring a small amount of alcohol as part of a picnic into any enclosure OTHER THAN the Premier Enclosure.


This equates to a maximum of 4 cans per person or half a bottle of wine per person. However, please note that no glass bottles can be brought in to the enclosures. If you would rather bring spirits, please bring the pre-mixed cans.


There are a number of fast food outlets around the Racecourse, as well as Restaurants and Bars. A full list of all food outlets is available here.

The Weather Forecast

For an up to date forecast please click here. 


Travel Updates

For the latest news on the roads, please click here.


A preview will appear here in the lead up to the race meeting.

Racing TV

There’s nothing like a day at the races, but if you can’t make it, then all the races at Pontefract are shown live on Racing TV.


Racing TV is Britain and Ireland’s premier horseracing channel.  The channel broadcasts in high-definition and covers 35 of Britain’s top racecourses and all 26 Irish racecourses. The channel shows over 8,000 live horse races, with 90% exclusive to Racing TV. The channel is available to Sky & Virgin Media customers in Britain and Sky, Virgin and Vodafone customers in Ireland ‘Casting’ is available via Airplay.  There is also a bespoke Apple TV app, amazon fire app and android tv app.  Members can also view online and via mobile at racingtv.com


RacingTV.com features in-depth racecards with Timeform Premium ratings, tips from the best in the industry, the ability to bet with 12 leading bookmakers including price comparison via Oddschecker, a fast results service and so much more! And of course, fans can watch live racing from 37 of Britain’s best racecourses and all 26 Irish racecourses and toggle between dedicated racecourse feeds.


Follow Racing TV on social media or sign-up to the weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest horse racing news and promotions. Enter exclusive competitions to win VIP tickets and other money can’t buy prizes, plus get exclusive ticket and hospitality offers from our Racecourses.


There are a number of ways to join – go to http://www.racingtv.com/ for more information.