WhichBookie racing analyst Andrew Blair White provides a preview and betting tips for races at Roscommon on Monday 23rd May.
Pontefract Racecourse is located in West Yorkshire and is an independently owned course that hosts flat racing throughout the summer.
The course was horseshoe-shaped but was changed in 1983 and is now one of the longest continuous flat racing circuits in Europe around 2 miles.
Pontefract course is left-handed and hilly with up and downhill sections throughout the circuit. It’s a rather testing track with the final three furlongs being uphill.
With fixtures taking place throughout the summer months, Pontefract attracts big crowds to its 13,000 capacity racecourse for several meetings and races.
Some of the more popular races include:
|June||Pontefract Castle Stakes||Flat||Listed||1m 4f 5y||4yo + f|
|July||Pomfret Stakes||Flat||Listed||1m 6y||3yo +|
|August||Pipalong Stakes||Flat||Listed||1m 4y||4yo + f|
|August||Flying Fillies' Stakes||Flat||Listed||6f||3yo + f|
|October||Silver Tankard Stakes||Flat||Listed||1m 4y||2yo|
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|Address||Pontefract Park, Park Rd, Pontefract WF8 4QD|
|Nearest Train Station||Tanshelf|
|Nearest Airport||Leeds Bradford (LBA)|