Managing Director and Clerk of the Course: J Norman Gundill 01977 781307 firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Operating Officer and Clerk of the Course: Richard Hammill 01977 781307 / 07808 965402 email@example.com
Owners Liaison Before the day: Richard Hammill 01977 781307 / 07808 965402 firstname.lastname@example.org
On raceday: Diane Rush
Gold Standard award: 2013, 2014
Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 16 of 16 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: None
Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Premier Tier
Racecourse Group: Independent
Racing Channel: Racing TV
Left-handed course. Click here for Racing Post course guide
Racecourse Photographer: Alan Wright can be contacted on email@example.com or 01695 724504
Stabling capacity: 113
By Road: Pontefract Racecourse is brilliantly situated just half a mile from Junction 32 of the M62. Links with the A1, M1 and M18 are all within 10 miles of the Racecourse.Leaving J32 of the M62 (the Xscape junction), follow the signs for the Racecourse towards Pontefract town centre. The Racecourse is situated on the right hand side in Pontefract Park. For those of you who like to follow Sat Nav directions, our postcode is WF8 4QD.
By Bus: There is a bus stop on the A639 adjacent to the entrance to Pontefract Park.
By Train: There are 3 stations in Pontefract - Monkhill, Baghill and Tanshelf. There is a fourth station at Glasshoughton which is by the Xscape complex which is a couple of miles from the Racecourse. Pontefract Tanshelf is more or less opposite the entrance to the Park, whereas Monkhill and Baghill are fairly centrally located in Pontefract and would be 2 to 3 miles from the course.
By Taxi: Data Cars (01977 600680) or Action Cars (01977 703333)
Pontefract currently has an allocation of six badges per runner.
Additional badges can be applied for – contact the course directly for this. Any regional restrictions, the number of other owners attending on the day, and the “rule of six” will be factors influencing if your request can be accommodated.
Owners who live in an area currently under regional or local restrictions are reminded to follow the Government advice in that area.
Please also check your emails from PASS and the racecourse website for further updates on badge allocation and specific attendance protocols.
To see how racing might look 'behind closed doors', and to find out about the 'Owners Zone' at Pontefract please click here
We have also produced a number of Site Plans to show the changes visually.
Should you have any queries before returning to Pontefract, please contact us on 01977 781307 or by email.
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