Pontefract

Pontefract Racecourse, Park Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4QD, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1977 781307

Fax: +44 (0)1977 781850

Officials:

Managing Director, Secretary & Clerk of the Course: J Norman Gundill, Tel: +44 (0)1977 781307

Other Tel/Fax:

+44 (0)1977 781307 (Office and enquiries re State of Going, Mr Gundill/Mr Hammill on +44 (0)7808 965402), Fax +44 (0)1977 781850); Stables & Hostel, Tel: +44 (0)1977 702323; Banqueting Suite: Tel: +44 (0)1977 781851

Major Races Run:

The EBF Highfield Farm Flying Fillies Stakes (L), The Tote Silver Tankard (L), The Weatherbys Bank Pipalong Stakes (L), The Totesport Pontefract Castle Stakes (L), The Pomfret Stakes (L)

How to Get There:

Road: Course adjoins M62 Jct 32; Rail: Leeds or Doncaster Stations, then taxi or bus

Car & Coach Parks:

Free, unlimited parking adjoining the course

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

Helicopters fly by arrangement only, Tel: +44 (0)1977 781307; Nearest airfields: Doncaster, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Leeds/Bradford

Effect of Draw:

Low numbers favoured

Stabling:

113 boxes - reserve beforehand, Tel: +44 (0)1977 702323

Restaurant Reservations:

Tel: +44 (0)1977 781851 (racedays only) & +44 (0)113 287 6387

Dress Requirements:

There is a dress code in the Premier Enclosure - smart casual; no scruffy jeans, sportswear, shorts or trainers

Facilities & Badge Accommodation for Owners:

Owners receive 4 badges per runner, more by prior arrangement. Reserved car park. Bar & viewing area

Recommended Hotels:

Rogerthorpe Manor, Tel: +44 (0)1977 643839; Wentbridge House, Tel: +44 (0)1977 620444

Taxis/Cabs:

Data Cars, Tel: +44 (0)1977 600680

Type of Racecourses:

Flat,