Horse racing Summer Festival begins at Pontefract Racecourse

in Pontefract

The Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival, sponsored by Sky Bet begins at Pontefract on Friday 21st July and runs through to York on Saturday 29th July.

Trainer Micky Hammond commented during the preview at Catterick on Wednesday:

“I think the festival is great, there’s such variety of tracks in Yorkshire and Malton and Middleham are well served by those racecourses and there’s always a knowledgeable crowd in Yorkshire, it’s a terrific festival and a great idea.”

Micky Hammond

Images from Pontefract Racecourse

Supporting injured jockeys

As part of the festival, Jack Berry House in Malton will be open between 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday 25th July, conducting tours of the rehabilitation centre.


The Festival Dates are as follows;

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