York Racecourse

York Racecourse is a horse racing venue in York, North Yorkshire. It is the third biggest racecourse in Britain in terms of total prize money offered, and second behind Ascot in prize money offered per meeting, attracting around 350,000 racegoers per year. Please book using our Events page, as landings are only permitted on race days.

Upcoming Events

Dante Festival

15th May - 17th May 2019 York Racecourse

Come to York in May to see star horses rise to prominence on the Knavesmire over these three fantastic days.

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June Meeting

14th June - 15th June 2019 York Racecourse

Support Macmillan’s single biggest fundraising event, while watching the most valuable sprint handicap for three-year old horses in Europe.

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Summer Music Saturday

29th June 2019 York Racecourse

Combine music and racing with Jump Jockeys' Nunthorpe and live music on the big music stage after an afternoon of racing action.

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Music Showcase Weekend

26th July - 27th July 2019 York Racecourse

The two days of the Music Showcase Saturday have become popular with racing and music fans alike, promising to be a fun filled 24 hours of top class racing and live music.

Racing - 26th
Gates Open: 16:00
First Race: 18:00
Last Race: 20:30

Racing - 27th
Gates Open: 11:15
First Race: 14:05
Last Race: 17:25

Music 26th July
An act that has already sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, will perform after racing on Friday evening 26 July, as Tears For Fears will be on stage

Music 27th July
Already confirmed for Saturday 27 July is James Arthur. A pop powerhourse, with a string of hits including the Number Ones, "Impossible" & "Say you won't let go".

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Ebor Festival

21st August - 24th August 2019 York Racecourse

This is Juddmonte International’s richest race of the season, ranked number one of all thoroughbred horse races in the world.

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September Sunday

8th September 2019 York Racecourse

There’s fun for all on our Family Raceday and an opportunity for young riders to take part in the Charles Owen Pony Racing Series.

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October Finale

11th October - 12th October 2019 York Racecourse

Get early Christmas treats from the Countryside Market, catch up with friends in the Countryside events and enjoy easy access to some of the best views and facilities on the turf.

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