FROM AROUND THE WEB

This Summer 2018 at York Racecourse will feature the course's highest quality and the richest ever race programme

More Good News - it has been confirmed York Races will host two new Group Three races - the new Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Bronte Cup on May 26th 2018 for older fillies and mares over 14 furlongs and the upgraded John Smith's Silver Cup on July 14th 2018.

Read more at
yorkpress.co.uk

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£1 million race to be staged at York Racecourse

Good News For hosre racing fans - The £1 million Sky Bet Ebor race to be staged at York Racecourse for 2019.

Read more at
www.minsterfm.com

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Top Honours go to York Racecourse - The Course has been voted Racecourse of the Year 2017 by The Racegoers Club

For the eighth time York had been awarded the top title. This just confirms again what a wonderful racecourse it is.

Read more at
www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

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It's Not Unusual - Sir Tom Jones to perform at York Racecourse summer show 2018

Sir Tom returns to York Racecourse after selling out the venue back in 2015. He recalls, the York races crowd were tremendous on my last visit.
Sir Tom will grace the Racecourse stage on July 27, as part of the much-loved Music Showcase.

Read more at
www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

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Picking Up The Pieces - Just one of the hits for Paloma Faith

See Paloma headline the first Summer Music Saturday at York Racecourse on June 30th 2018.
Read more at www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

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2017 - What a year of racing that was!

Can York Racecourse top it in 2018? - York races has once again managed to excite and entertain hundreds of thousands of visitors through its impressive horse racing events...
Read more at www.yorkmix.com

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Up Up and Away in my beautiful, my beautiful balloon

Balloon spectactular is set to return to York Racecourse next year
Read more at www.yorkpress.com

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York Races seek new Ebor sponsor

It was reported earlier that York racecourse is on the lookout for a new backer for the historic Ebor Handicap .
Read more at www.skysports.com

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20 years ago - lets look back

Corks were popping at Knavesmires Ebor Festival to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the big race, the Juddmonte International, where more than 75,000 people were expected to York racecourse, the biggest race meeting of the year.
Read more at yorkpress.co.uk

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York Unleashed - May The Course Be With You

Now for something a bit different, a thirty foot tall Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and others materialise at York Racecourse..
Read more at yorkpress.co.uk

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Record Ebor Festival prize money rises again at York Racecourse

GOING from strength to strength - YORK Racecourse has announced a further boost of 60,000 pounds to the already record prize money for its flagship meeting, the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.
Read more at yorkpress.co.uk

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Aim To Please makes debut for Burke in York Listed race
"The ground will be fine, it was a bit quick for her at Ascot, she's fine at the trip so she should run well. I'm looking forward to it."

Karl Burke is looking to his new recruit Aim To Please to continue a profitable few days in the British Stallion Studs EBF Lyric Fillies' Stakes at York.
The Leyburn handler won the Prix Robert Papin with Unfortunately last Sunday and also had another winner in France on Tuesday.
Read more at sportinglife.com

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Music Showcase meeting a sure-fire hit at York Racecourse

All Saints take to the centre stage this Saturday at York Racecourse - but before this the Friday evening meeting commences at 6pm and after the racing has finished - the award winner singer Jess Glynne performs live her five number one singles.
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON THIS MUSIC / RACE weekend.. Read more at gazetteherald.co.uk

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£4m revamp for decision

It's underway, the revamp is on...as it goes before planners today (12th July 2017).
Councillors will consider the plans at a meeting and if it gets an approval, the new facilities should be ready for the 2018 racing season.
Read more at yorkpress.co.uk...

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£4m York Racecourse plan recommended for approval

The project schedule would see the new facilities opened during the 2018 summer race season
Detailed proposals to transform the former course enclosure and clock tower surroundings at York Racecourse have been put forward for approval.
Read more at insidermedia.com...

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Hands up if you won today, shouts Olly Murs.

A chorus of cheers welcomed Olly on stage. A great race card and disco pop music to finish the day off...
Read more at yorkshirepost.co.uk

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Macmillan Charity Race Day passes over £500,000 for the first time

No photo finish required: Coming in joint first place is York Racecourse and Macmillan Cancer Support for the Macmillan Charity Race Day meeting. The event is a joint effort between York Racecourse and Macmillan, it has taken place annually since 1971, raising more than £7.5 million in total for Macmillan alongside other charitable causes...
Read more at fundraising.co.uk

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Right Place Right Time - Olly Murs - Headline act at York’s first Summer Music Saturday - July 1st 2017

A guaranteed crowd of at least 30,000 will be attending York Racecourse this Saturday...
Read more at yorkmix.com

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Jacket auctioned for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

And York Racecourse are the winners of the distinctive green jacket, which dates back to Boismoss 1967 victory in the Cesarewitch. ...
Read more at gazetteherald.co.uk

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A Great Weekend in store..

Top sprinters such as Cadeaux Genereux and Sheikh Albadou are featuring in the six furlong dash at York Racecourse this weekend for the June Meeting... Read more at yorkpress.co.uk

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Dance with Me Tonight at Summer Music Saturday

Olly Murs will be starring on Saturday 1st July 2017 at the brand new, York raceday, he will perform after the seven race card supported by Sunbets... Read more at yorkracecourse.co.uk

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A Record Year

Revenues reach a record high at York Racecourse - WET weather was unable to stop sales at York Racecourse as the venue enjoyed a record year despite a drop in attendance due to the weather in 2016.
The York Press

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A Great Saturday Day Out at York Races

It was all smiles & enjoyment in the Knavesmire stands today (Saturday 27th May 2017) - apart from the sudden downpours that coincided with two big races - which made for a racing success at York Races.
You can read more with updated images at The York Press

Success on Knavesmire holds key to assessing Derby bets

York winners hold the key says Paul Hanagan on the first day of the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs. Read more at yorkshirepost.co.uk

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Race Honours Memory of Pavers Founder

A race to be held at York Racecourse next month is in the memory of Cathy Paver, this will form part of the Macmillan Charity Raceday on Saturday June 17th and will be televised on ITV4.
You can read more on this story at The York Press

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Sad News - David 'Dandy' Nicholls, dies aged just 61

Born in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, Nicholls - who picked up his 'Dandy' tag from his early days in the saddle after the actress Dandy Nichols, who played Alf Garnet's long-suffering wife Else in Till Death Us Do Part - began training in 1992, but announced his retirement in March this year, citing financial problems sporting life

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RAIN RAIN Go Away... for another Day

Blitz of non-runners hits Britain following heavy rain...We ended up with 15mm on Monday and from midnight we've had another 6mm, bringing the total since Sunday to 24mm, which is near enough an inch of rain... Read more at Racing Post

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York Racing Dates 2020 at a glance

Wed May 13th 2020 - DANTE FESTIVAL
Thu May 14th 2020 - DANTE FESTIVAL
Fri May 15th 2020 - DANTE FESTIVAL
Sat May 30th 2020 - FIRST SATURDAY
Fri Jun 12th 2020 - JUNE MEETING
Sat Jun 13th 2020 - JUNE MEETING
Sat Jun 27th 2020 - SUMMER MUSIC
Fri Jul 10th 2020 - JOHN SMITH'S MEETING
Sat Jul 11th 2020 - JOHN SMITH'S MEETING
Fri Jul 24th 2020 - MUSIC SHOWCASE
Sat Jul 25th 2020 - MUSIC SHOWCASE
Wed Aug 19th 2020 - EBOR FESTIVAL
Thu Aug 20th 2020 - EBOR FESTIVAL
Fri Aug 21st 2020 - EBOR FESTIVAL
Sat Aug 22nd 2020 - EBOR FESTIVAL
Sun Sep 6th 2020 - SEPTEMBER SUNDAY
Fri Oct 9th 2020 - OCTOBER FINALE
Sat Oct 10th 2020 - OCTOBER FINALE

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