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York Racecourse is located at York,north Yorkshire,north east England.

Just flat racing at York Racecourse,no National Hunt (jumping) fixtures.

Like most English race tracks,they race left handed at York Racecourse.

York Racecourse is almost flat,and no extra stamina requirements needed,however the long 4 1/2 furlongs straight can be grueling, particularly on soft ground.

This track is fair test for all horses,but front running galloping types will  excel at York.

Draw bias - horses tend to run down the middle of track here,so you may want to rule out low or high drawn horses in big sprint fields.Longer races,taking in bends,show a bias towards horses drawn low.

Only 5 and 6 furlong events can be run on straight course at York,all longer races must take in one or more bends.

York Racecourse hold prestigious meetings throughout the flat season,and was chosen to host The Royal Ascot fixture in 2005 when Ascot was closed for redevelopment.

The first grandstand was built at York in 1754 - and anyone who wanted to use that grandstand had to pay 5 Guineas,which was a huge amount then,for the privilege.

The city of York is an important tourist destination,and museums and other historical sights are well worth visiting before,or after,racing.

York Racecourse is also known as The Knavesmire,particularly by local racing fans.

The Olympic Torch will not have been carried at many other race tracks,but local sportsman Harvey Smith carried it down the straight at York in front of more than 20,000 racing fans in 2012.

The Ebor festival (held in August) is York Racecourse's most important meeting,and the first day hosts the major race,the Group 1,Juddmonte International.

The Ebor meeting also hosts,on Saturday,the richest handicap race in Europe - The Betfred Ebor.

The Ebor stand was used in A Touch of Frost TV show to represent Denton Airport.

Pope John Paul II held an open air mass at York Racecourse in front of 200,000 pilgrims in 1982.

Infamous highwayman Dick Turpin's last gaze on this earth was at York Racecourse - he was hanged here in 1739.

The highest racecourse attendance here,and probably anywhere in England,was estimated at 150,000 in 1851.At this meeting The Flying Dutchman and Voltigeur (who both won The Derby and The St Leger) clashed,and was referred to as the Great Match (The Flying Dutchman won).

The Princess Royal rode a winner at York Racecourse in 1988 - winning,the aptly named,Queen Mother's Cup.

York is rated third best U.K course,regards prize money,after Ascot and Newmarket

First meeting held at York Racecourse was in 1731.

York was a Roman City,and some evidence of racing taking place in this area during those times.

If you are going in a group to York Racecourse you can arrange a special deal to suit your group,whether you want to hire a private box,or one of the many rooms - minimum number of 18 required - details and prices from management.

York Racecourse is also very busy on non racing days,and weddings,business meetings,exhibitions can all be held in a vast array of rooms to fit your needs - details from events manager.

York track is very spacious for racegoers and can accommodate 60,000 visitors for their meetings.

Another first for York Racecourses,a Tour de France cycle race stage started here in 2014.

York meetings are so huge that they even have their own radio station,York Raceday Radio,to help and advise visitors,and discuss the days races.

York Racecourse hold just 17 days racing each flat season.

Raised viewing platforms,wheelchair areas,private boxes,restaurants, lifts and toilets have all been adapted to make the day out for disabled racegoers stress free - and your carer,if needed,does not have to pay for admission.

York Racecourse is a great place to visit by rail - the station is just 1 mile from track and a shuttle bus service gets you there very quickly..

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