Pontefract Tips and Racecourse Guide
Pontefract in West Yorkshire stages around 16 meetings a year from April through to October.
Highlights: Pontefract plays host to five listed races, the Flying Fillies Stakes (August), Pipalong Stakes (July), Pontefract Castle Stakes (June), Pomfret Stakes (July), and Silver Tankard Stakes (October).
Type Of Racing: Flat only.
TV Channel: Racing TV
Bookmaker Streaming Services Available from: Betfair, Bet 365, Ladbrokes.
Horses that are drawn low at Pontefract generally do have an advantage, especially over sprint trips as they are covering less ground on this left-handed track. When the ground is really soft the draw bias is less pronounced as runners tend to come to the stand side after the turn into the home straight.
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* All statistics below are based on the previous five seasons at Pontefract
Pontefract Outright Favourite Statistics
- Flat Handicaps: 105-325 (32%) -13.81
- Flat Non-Handicaps: 51-120 (43%) -12.72
Pontefract Racecourse Map
Flat: left-handed oval-shaped course, undulating in nature.
The final three furlongs are uphill which puts an emphasis on stamina, you could argue that the course is generally stiff and saving ground is important.
Pontefract Racecourse Address: Pontefract Park, Park Rd, Pontefract WF8 4QD
Pontefract Racecourse Telephone: 01977 781307
To buy tickets for a race day at Pontefract, head over to their official ticket booking webpage.