York Races

York Racecourse, known as the Knavesmire, has been a favourite amongst race goers since it was founded in 1731. The Newington Hotel is ideally situated for your visit to the racecourse, whether for a private function or to enjoy the racing. If you are thinking about a day at the races, why not come along to one of the many events listed below.

Dante May Festival 3 days

Celebrating the start of the York Racecourse racing season

May Spring Weekend Race Meeting


Timeform Charity June Meeting

Timeform Charity Saturday combines fund raising and great racing. <

John Smith's Cup July Meeting

A two day meeting that features John Smiths Saturday : the informal party highlight of the year.

Musical Showcase Race Meeting

Musical Showcase Weekend

Ebor Festival 4 days

2012 is a four day meeting Wednesday - Saturday

Second Summer Meeting


October Meeting