Pontefract Racecourse

Pontefract Park, Pontefract , Tel: 01977 702210 Fax: 01977 600577

Pontefract racecourse

Course Description
The course is oval in shape and is approximately 2 miles in length. The bends are tight and the final run in is uphill.

There are 4 enclosures at Pontefract Racecourse – the Premier Enclosure, the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure, the Silver Enclosure and the Picnic Enclosure. There are a variety of bars and food outlets in all enclosures.

By Car: The racecourse is half a mile from junction 32 of the M62. The M62 passes the northern side of the track and links with the A1, M1 and M18 within 10 miles of the Course

By Rail: Pontefract Tanshelf station (via Wakefield) is adjacent to the course gates. Pontefract Monkhill (via Leeds) is 1 mile.

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Stats for Pontefract Racecourse

Stats obtained from the past ten seasons

Favourites Statistics for Pontefract

Race Type Wins-Runs Strike Rate Profit (ROI%)
2yo Stakes 60-163 37% £-12.96 (-8%)
3yo Stakes 32-80 40% £-4.17 (-5%)
3yo+ Stakes 32-81 40% £-10.64 (-13%)
4yo+ Stakes 8-18 44% £0.14 (1%)
2yo Handicaps 8-41 20% £-13.93 (-34%)
3yo Handicaps 43-136 32% £10.07 (7%)
3yo+ Handicaps 105-373 28% £19.14 (5%)
4yo+ Handicaps 44-153 29% £19.34 (13%)

Best Five Trainers at Pontefract

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
R A Fahey 66 M A Jarvis 34% C W Fairhurst 318%
M Johnston 51 Saeed bin Suroor 29% E A L Dunlop 94%
T D Easterby 31 R M Beckett 27% N Bycroft 76%
K A Ryan 26 E A L Dunlop 26% W R Swinburn 55%
G A Swinbank 25 J H M Gosden 24% T D Walford 48%

Best Five Jockeys at Pontefract

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
P Hanagan 54 R Hills 28% Kelly Harrison 245%
S De Sousa 50 R L Moore 25% P Aspell 198%
R Winston 31 William Buick 22% Jason Hart 174%
P Mulrennan 27 P Robinson 22% George Chaloner 84%
T Eaves 25 J Fortune 21% Liam Jones 57%

Best Five Sires at Pontefract

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
Pivotal 21 Authorized(IRE) 26% Night Shift(USA) 158%
Royal Applause 19 Dutch Art 24% Ishiguru(USA) 153%
Danehill Dancer(IRE) 16 Komaite(USA) 22% Lomitas 139%
Acclamation 15 Shamardal(USA) 22% Iffraaj 114%
Compton Place 15 Lomitas 21% Paris House 105%

Best Five Owners at Pontefract

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
Godolphin 30 Godolphin 29% Mr David W Armstrong 30%
Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum 30 Cheveley Park Stud 27% Dr Marwan Koukash 20%
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum 21 Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum 27% Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum 1%
Cheveley Park Stud 10 Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum 24% Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum 0%
Dr Marwan Koukash 10 Mr David W Armstrong 23% Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum -7%