York Racecourse is a venue for international thoroughbred racing meets in Northeast England. Racing meets are held from May to August with the dates announced annually on the website. Star jockeys and leading UK and European horses compete at York for serious purse
York racecourse is just outside the city of York with good motorway links on the M1 and A1. Once near the city, from the south, east and west the A64 and A1036 are the roads to follow. From the north, use the A19 and A59
York Station on the main east coast line is a mile from the course. London Kings Cross is just 1 hr 50 minutes away, with Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham also direct. Regular buses link with the track.