Pontefract Racing Tips for Pontefract Racecourse

Pontefract TrackPontefract Racecourse in in West Yorkshire and has hosted racing since 1648!! in the days of Cromwell racing petered out in 1789 but began again in 1801 with racing being well attended by 1927. One of its claims to fame was that it was the first English race course to have a own site dope testing facility!! Pontefract host 16 races a year, which includes 3 Sunday meetings, 3 evening meetings and 10 midweek afternoon meetings.

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Highest Rated Races at Pontefract

There are 16 meetings a year with prize money totally 3/4 of a million of pounds each year. The most notable races of the year include the
Pipalong Stakes takes places in July it is a (Class 1) race run over 1m 4y
Pomfret Stakes also takes place in JUly normally the last sunday a CLass 1 race over 1m 4
Pontefract Castle Stakes takes place in June a Class 1 listed race for 4 year old + raced over 1m 4f 8y
Silver Tankard Stakes is run in the third week in October is a race for 2 year olds over 1 mile and 4 yards it is always held on the last meeting of the season

Upcoming Race meetings at Pontefract – Pontefract Horse Racing Fixtures 2013 / 2014

PosLWNameTwitter Username05-Oct12-Oct19-Oct26-OctTotal
11Roger SmithRogerSmith0909073.50073.5
22Gareth OwenPosh916030.517047.5
33John Smithjonsmith51109217.547.5
510Jim MacWhirterMacca7773159014.538.5
64Phil Perkinselpwerko015.521036.5
77richard taylor@rst130taylor015.514.55.535.5
86Paul WatsonPauljwatson724921034
98Milen Nikolovmisjah0070029029
109Neale Fraser@neale_f0027.5027.5
1121martyn james@doublerup015.501126.5
1222grant kenwardbeerygranet6909.524.5
1311steve power1tacyrrah0914.5023.5
1430Mark BaylissLarasam4606.51123.5
1512Ken BanksKenkenzobanks6017023
1613Alison Smith@asplenderleith022.50022.5
1717Wayne pendleburywayneyp840985.522.5
1850Mr Rob Cox@coxy18200022.522.5
1925John MorrisJohnnyGlen0014.57.522
2014Nicky martyniukNmartyniuk0156.5021.5
2216Mark davies@saintmark0070021021
2335Dean Pickering@PickeringDean0081321
2418Gary Cuthbert@copshawlad0017017
2519James colford@trueblue1400017017
2620Tyson Fazackerley@tysonfaz0017017
2731rob bland@blandy6611.500516.5
2823Alan bennettfoley58690015
2924charlie comiskeychaskynyrd078015
3227Neil porchneilporch196614.500014.5
3451hugh orr@shuglad00014.514.5
3529David Burza@davidburza15.508013.5
3639Shaun Hirsthirstyno2006.55.512
3746Christian HowellChristianmali6005.511.5
3832steve mullingtonmulldog1100011
3952Bruce Benton@ExBamptonPO00010.510.5
4033darren gilbertdazgilbert11000010
4134John Vallely@Glosjohn1000010
4249David KilroyFront_row014005.59.5
4353Connor Newton@CNewton_930009.59.5
4436Eric Nolanericenolan00808
4537Rob JonesBobNelsonB07007
4740Adrian BrooksbankChadlad1006.506.5
4841Glen matthewsDenmankautoposh006.506.5
4942craig robertsonBoabRob06.5006.5
5043Martin BrownBanger40006.506.5
5354Andrew AtkinsonChimp_Andee0005.55.5
5455Larry Nosetab@larrynosetab0005.55.5
5548steve barron@barronak50005
5656adam hunteradhunter198400000
5757Darren Fleming@papafleming00000
5858Gary AtkinsonGaryAkko1700000
5959GEORGI GOGOVdjeniks7000000
6060Jim Peterspicy_coke00000
6161Karl Eastbury@curlycov00000
6262mark rothwellferdynez00000
6363Simon Knuckey@SMOKEYFORMBY00000
6464Steven Lee@TheSteveKLee00000
6565chantelle formanprokringe00000
6666Craig Osborne@ozwaldo198500000
6767Karen Russellkazrussell200200000
6868Liam Durkindurkinliam00000
6969Martin Jenkinspigeon_island00000
7070Paul McNamee00paulopaulo00000

Special Race Days in 2014

Pontefract host lots of fun themed nights such as beer festivals, Ladies Day, Fun Family Days , Talent nights, and SIngles Nights. The following took place in 2013 and are expected to be run again in 2014
Singles Night – Tuesday Eve 21 May
Pontefract’s Got Talent Night – June
Red Shirt Night & Beer Festival – Friday Eve 18 July 2014
Family Days – Sundays: 23 June, 28 July, 18 August
The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival – Saturday 20th July to Sunday 28th July
Ladies Day – Wednesday 7 August
Season Finale – Monday 21 October



Pontefract Course Details

The race track at Pontefract is left handed with the the last bend being a sharp one onto the home straight. The course is uphil for the final 3 furlongs which gives horses a tough test. The track is a full 3 mile circuit. The track is the longest contimous flat circuit in ENgland , it is no surprise that it hosts one of the longest races at 2 miles and 5 furlongs

Track Pictures Source Racing Post

Pontefract Draw Bias

Low drawn horses on the inside of the track normally have an advantage.

Pontefract Ticket Prices

General Admission: Premier £21, Paddock £14, Silver Ring £7, Picnic (car with four occupants) £12 or £5 through turnstile.
Children are free with paying adults
Family Ticket: £20 (only available on Sundays)
CHildren play area only on Sundays

Pontefract racecourse Address

Pontefract Park Racecourse, The Park, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 1LE

Post Code for Pontefract racecourse


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    How to get to Pontefract Racecourse

    Road directions to Pontefract
    Road: 1m N of town on A639 Castleford road, M62 (Jctn32).

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    Leicester Racecourse Tips for Leicester Races

    Leicester Racecourse

    filename-view-from-premier[1] Leicester Racecourse is actually in Oadby based in the county of Leicestershire in England. It plays host to both Flat and Jump racing on turf. The course has hosted racing since 1773. The race course is in 200 acres of land and is the south east of Leicester. Racing takes places all year around both on the flat and the jumps all year around

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    Biggest Races at Leicester

    The top Race of the year is the King Richard III Stakes this is an Listed flat horse race open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. The race is run over 7 furlongs and 9 yards (1,416 metres) and it takes place in April. The race is sponsored by Totesport and the prize money is £45,000. The winner in 2013 was Producer with Richard Hughes on board.

    Upcoming Racing at Leicester Racecourse Race Meetings – Leicester Horse Racing Fixtures 2013

    Thursday 25th September 2013Flat
    Monday 6th October 2013Flat
    Monday 20th October 2013Flat

    Leicester Course Details

    The race course is an right handed oval shape nearly 2 miles. In 2009 the open ditch on the fourth last was moved to the home straight. So now the home straight has four fences with the third last hosting the open ditch. Flat races are on the straight course up to one mile. Course is said to be a sound racing surface. The course is more of a chase meeting course with 10 fences. two ditches and a weter jump.

    Track Pictures Source Racing Post

    Leicester Draw Bias

    Draw Advantage: Low numbers best on the straight course

    Leicester Ticket Prices

    Midweek Prixes – Club: £18, Enclosure: £12, concessions £10.
    Weekend & Bank Holidays Club: £26. Premier £20. Grandstand £16.
    Children are free with paying adults
    Music Nights – £25 with no cheap tickets for concessions.
    There is a playground for children next to the grandstand.

    Leicester racecourse Address

    The Racecourse, Leicester, LE2 4AL

    Post Code for Leicester racecourse

    LE2 4AL

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      How to get to Leicester Racecourse

      Road directions to Leicester
      Road: 2 1/2m SE of city (signs to Oadby) off A6 Market Harborough Road. Leave M1(Jctn21, with M69) and follow A563 outer ring road (NB: works to be carried out on Soar Valley Way subway from Jan 10, resulting in lane closures, contra-flows & speed restrictions)

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      Beverley Racecourse Tips for Racing Today

      Beverley Racecourse

      Beverley Racecourse is based in East Ridings in Yorkshire England. Racing has taken place there since 1767!. A grandstand was built at the course in 1787 a further stand was added in 1968 It os one of the most popular small race course in the country. It is based on “westwood” common land hugh above the town of Beverley.

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      Biggest Races at Beverley

      There is around 20 horse racing meetings every year. The biggest race meeting held at Beverley are the two listed races The Hilary Needler Trophy A race for two-year-olds which is run in May. The other listed race is the Beverley Bullet Sprint this is a race for three year olds and oders and is raced over 5 furlongs in August.

      Beverley Prinicpal Race Results

      DateFirst RaceLast Race
       Wed, Sep 18, 201314:0017:50
      Tue, Sep 24, 201314:0017:10

      Upcoming Beverley Race Meetings / Beverley Fixtures

      PosLWName07-Sep14-Sep21-Sep28-SepTotalPrize Money
      12Andrew Petrie41210834£25
      24John Vallely1545933£15
      35Phil Perkins6144933£10
      43Kevin Crout8144531
      51Fatima akhtar1476431
      66Tyson fazackerley4127629
      715Christian Howell0910928
      813tom bessant4124727
      914Michael Ross7112727
      1012Shaun Hirst479727
      1111mark johnson0147526
      129Ken Banks994426
      1310Gareth Owen2127425
      1419Mark Bayliss477725
      1516Mr Rob Cox4114524
      168Connor Newton994224
      1718Jim MacWhirter099624
      1817Darren Fleming0154423
      197Roger Smith1075022
      20-Simon Knuckey2641022
      2121James Colford2124220
      2225Adrian Brooksbank2122420
      2328William Gould094720
      2424Adam hunter646420
      2533martyn james444719
      2641Paul Watson244919
      2720mark rothwell297018
      2840grant kenward290718
      2938Bruce Benton227718
      3022Nathan Parry098017
      3127David Kilroy690217
      33-Guy Brinkley0001717
      3445David Burza440715
      3631Andrew Atkinson444214
      3732hugh orr444214
      3835Gary Atkinson642214
      3937John Morris642214
      4029Roland Godfrey292013
      4136Jim Chalmers642012
      4244steven power242412
      4330Paul McNamee606012
      4542Eric Nolan064010
      4643Karl Eastbury044210
      4746Craig Bunn06006
      4847charlie comiskey00404
      4948Darren Gilbert00404
      5049Martn Brown00404
      5251Alex Malpass40004
      5352Craig Osborne40004
      5453Elaine Stevenson40004
      5655Steven ovens40004
      5756luis dias00202
      5857sue hill00202
      5958josh carvalho20002
      6059Matthew Johnson20002
      6137Yvonne Brownsea00022
      6260Nicky martyniuk00000

      Beverley Track Details

      Beverley racecourse is a right hander flat racing circuit. It is 1 mile 3 furlongs long. The course is mainly a flat track but there is an uphill finish and the turns are challenge as they are tight.

      Beverley Draw Bias

      Beverley is known for the draw bias. The bias is due to the sharp right hand bend and the ground runs to the left, this makes a low draw near the inside rail mich more benificil than a high draw on the the wide outside which has the ground sloping from right to left.

      Beverley Ticket Prices

      Premier: £20
      Grandstand & Paddock: £13 (OAP’s, £9)
      Course: £5 per person £5 per car (OAP’s £3). Children Under 18 free if accompanied by adult.
      There is a Children: Playground in the Course enclosure

      Beverley Address

      Beverley Race Co.Ltd., The Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ.
      Beverley Post code HU17 8QZ.

      How to get to Beverley Racecourse

      Road directions to Beverley
      Road: via the A1079 York to Hull road Rail: Beverley Station. Air: Helicopter landing facilities; Light aircraft landing facilities at Hutton Cranswick Airport.

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