ADDRESS: York Racecourse, York YO23 1EX TEL: (01904) 620911 (enquiries & going reports) WEBSITE:www.yorkracecourse.co.uk
OFFICIALS AT YORK RACECOURSE Chief Executive & Clerk of the Course: William Derby Tel: (01904) 683940
York Racecourse is located 203 miles from London, 38 miles from Hull, 51 miles from Middlesbrough and 88 miles from Nottingham.
HOW TO GET TO YORK RACECOURSE
By road: Racecourse postcode for SAT NAV: YO23 1EX
The Racecourse is easily accessible by car from all major transport routes. From the A64 follow the A1036 (Tadcaster Road) north towards York City Centre and then along Knavesmire Road. There is ample free parking on Racecourse Road.
By rail: York train station is 2 miles from York Racecourse and taxis are available directly outside the station.
By air: Light aircraft and Helicopters landing facilities are available nearby. Contact Helicopter and Aviation Services Limited (01904) 718800
ADMISSION TO YORK RACECOURSE
County Stand admission prices range from £24 to £50 depending on the fixture.
Grandstand and Paddock admission prices range from £13 to £25 depending on the fixture
Course Enclosure admission prices range from £5 to £7 depending on the fixture.
Accompanied children under 16 free. Junior admittance fees apply for 17-22 year olds. Senior citizen admittance is also avialble at reduced prices. Please note: juniors and over 65s cannot be booked in advance but are available on the day, subject to proof of age.
Food and drink can only be taken into the Course Enclosure, where picnics are welcome
Flat: Sat 21st May - May Spring Meeting 2011
Fri 10th June - Mid Summer Raceday
Sat 11th June - Macmillan Charity Raceday
Fri 8th July - Summer Stakes (52nd John Smith's Cup Meeting 2011
Sat 9th July - 52nd John Smith's Cup
Fri 22nd July - EBF Lyric Stakes and Blondie (evening)
Sat 23rd July - Sky Bet York Stakes and Scouting for Girls
Wed 17th August - Yorkshire Ebor Festival 2011 Juddmonte International
Thu 18th August - Darley Yorkshire Oaks & Ladies Day
Fri 19th August - Coolmore Nunthorpe
Sat 20th August - totesport Ebor
Sun 4th September - Press Family Raceday
Fri 7th October - October Finale 2011 October Finale Stakes
Sat 8th October - The Coral Sprint Trophy
A flat wide, left-handed course of 2 miles with two bends and a straight run-in of over 4 ½ furlongs. 5 furlongs and 6 furlongs races are on a straight course. Since 2005, a track extension links the winning post to the back straight making it a 15 furlong round course.
LEADING TRAINERS / JOCKEYS AT YORK RACECOURSE
Trainers : M Stoute, M Johnston, T Easterby, P Cole, Richard Fahey Jockeys : Ryan Moore, L Dettori, Paul Hanagan
York Racecourse factsheet Details of horse racing course at York