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The 2013 season at Pontefract gets underway on Tuesday 9th April. With 16 race meetings, there’s something for everyone!

Why not bring all the family to one of our Sunday family meetings? Every Sunday race meeting has a circus, kids’ rides, face painting, live music, free sweets or ice cream (depending on the day) and much more! In 2013 we race on Sunday 23rd June, 28th July and 18th August – there’s great recession busting packages for each one like our family ticket for just £20 (2 adults & kids)!

We have 3 evening meetings too! Why not try Real Radio Singles Night on Tuesday eve 21st May where you may meet the one of your dreams? Or the fabulous ‘Pontefract’s got talent night’ on Friday eve 7th June – you could be taking home the prize or simply staying on to watch an evening of great entertainment! And then we have our annual beer festival on Friday eve 19th July – come and sample a selection of beers handpicked from the local breweries!

On 7th august we have our annual Radio Aire ladies day - there will be a free glass of bubbly and a buttonhole to the first 500 ladies in the premier enclosure! Make sure you get dressed up for the best dressed lady competition too with some great prizes to be won!

For more information, please contact us on 01977 781307 or view the website at
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    Pontefract set for fantastic 2012 season!

    The 2012 Pontefract season gets underway on 10th April. With 16 meetings including 3 evenings and 3 Sundays it is going to be an exciting year.

    New in 2012 we have our Pontefract’s Got Talent night on Friday Eve 1st June. So if you think you’ve got a talent then register at and you could be performing on the night!
    Our second Friday night on 20th July sees us hosting a Local Beer Festival – should be a great night!

    We’ve also got the old favourites!
    Singles Night is on Monday eve 11th June - why not come try your hand at Speed Dating in our Love Zone marquee!
    Ladies Day on Wednesday 8th August is one of the most popular days of the season – when glitz and glamour comes to Pontefract with a best dressed lady competition! There’s also free buttonholes and bubbly for the first 500 ladies in the Premier Enclosure.
    Don’t forget the 3 Family Sundays (24th June, 29th July and 19th August) when the whole family can come along and enjoy a grand day out with kids rides, face painting, marching band and 7 great races.

    Pontefract Races - there is truly is something for everyone!

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