- York Racecourse
Infobox UK Racecourse
Name = York
Website = http://www.yorkracecourse.co.uk
York, North Yorkshire
CourseType = Flat
Prev = Worcester
York Racecourse is a horse racing track in the southwest of the city of
Yorkin North Yorkshire, Englandwith a spectator capacity of 60,000. The most famous race to be held at York on an annual basis is the Ebor Handicap, which is run during the Ebor Festivalmeeting in August. The course also stages three of the UK's 31 Group Oneraces, the International Stakes, the Nunthorpe Stakesand the Yorkshire Oaks.
The track is situated on the
Knavesmire, in the southwest of the City of Yorkand on race days has its own radio station 'York Raceday Radio' (1602 kHz, medium wave) which can be picked up to 10 miles from the course.
The track won the
Racecourse of the Yeartitle in 2003and come out on top in The Timesnewspaper survey of all Britain’s racecourses.
Duke of York Stakes
Great Voltigeur Stakes
* Yorkshire Cup
* [http://www.yorkracecourse.co.uk Official website]
* [http://www.gg.com/york Course guide on GG.COM]
* [http://www.attheraces.com/course.asp?CID=63 Course guide on At The Races]
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