Pontefract Racecourse, in West Yorkshire, is a stiff test of both horse and rider. The left-handed circuit is undulating, with a short two-furlong run-in, placing an emphasis on tactical jockeyship.
Pontefract races attracts sizeable crowds for its flat racing days through the summer and the action is always competitive.
There are several listed races hosted at Pontefract Racecourse, from the Pontefract Castle Stakes in June to the Silver Tankard Stakes in October.
Confirmed races in plain text. Confirmed pattern races in bold text. Unconfirmed races in grey text.
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Pontefract races are currently being run behind closed doors because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
This is set to be reviewed and updated in line with government advice, with Pontefract races keen to welcome back punters as soon as it is safe to do so.
It’s still worth checking Pontefract races fixtures because the decision to allow spectators in could change. If you book tickets to a Pontefract Racecourse event that is then moved to behind closed doors, refunds will be processed through the official course website.