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May Spring Meeting - 26th May 2012
26th May 2012
A perfect summers day at the Knavesmire saw Frankie Dettori on Cavalryman win the feature race: The Stowe Family Law LLP Grand Cup. He delighted the large crowd with one of his signature dismounts.

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Day 3: Dante Festival
19th May 2012
Red Cadeaux took the feature race on the last day of the Dante Festival, the Sportingbet Yorkshire Cup.

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Day 2 of the Dante Festival 2012
17th May 2012
The feature race of the day and Investec Derby trail, the Betfred Dante Stakes saw Bonfire take victory on his seasonal debut here on the Knavesmire.

To view this race and all the action from Thursdays racing on the Knavesmire click here.
Opening Day 2012 Season
16th May 2012
The 2012 York Racecourse season opened with the first day of the Dante Festival. A top day of racing saw the Lord Lloyd-Webber's horse - The Fugue - ridden by William Buick win the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes.

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October Finale
10th October 2011
Racegoers to the last two days of the season at the Knavesmire witnessed some competitive high quality racing with Bannock winning the Listed Coral Rockingham Stakes and Sirius Prospect the Coral Sprint Trophy.

In a year that saw York break its modern day attendance record, the top trainer prize went to Richard Fahey for the sixth consecutive season. In spite of Silvestre de Sousa recording 4 winners on the final days racing, Paul Hanagan took the top Jockey title for the third consecutive season. To view all the action from October Finale click here.
Press Family Raceday 2011
05th September 2011
A good crowd enjoyed a fun day of racing and entertainment on the Knavesmire for the 2011 Press Family Raceday. To view all the action from the day click here.
Charles Owen Pony Racing Series Pictures
03rd September 2011

York Racecourse have kindly agreed to allow free downloading of pictures from the Charles Owen Pony Racing Series Races at York on 4th September 2011. You can access these pictures by clicking here.. Alternatively the photos are available to view and order prints online via this site.
Moyenne Corniche wins the Betfred Ebor
21st August 2011
Dale Swift on Moyenne Corniche has won the Betfred Ebor, the highlight of an exciting conclusion to the 2011 Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

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Hayley Turner on Margot Did wins the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes
20th August 2011
20-1 shot Margot Did, trained by Michael Bell and ridden by Hayley Turner won the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York. Turner, Britain's Leading Lady Jockey sealed her second group one win in just six weeks.

Casper Netscher, trained by Alan McCabe in Nottinghamshire and ridden by Robert Winston has won the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes.To view pictures from these races and all the other action from day 3 of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival click here.
Blue Bunting wins The Darley Yorkshire Oaks
19th August 2011
Favourite Blue Bunting, ridden by Frankie Dettorie has won the Group One Darley Yorkshire Oaks - the feature race of Day 2 of the Ebor Festival.

To view pictures from this race and all the other action from day 2 of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival click here.
Twice Over wins the Juddmonte International
18th August 2011
Twice Over has won the Juddmonte International at York ending Prince Khalid Abdulla's 22 year wait to win the race he sponsors and giving Jockey Ian Mongan his first Group One win.


Sea Moon trained by Sir Michael Stoute was an impressive winner of The Great Voltigeur Stakes making it a short priced favourite for next month's St Leger at Doncaster.
To view pictures from these races all the other action from the first day of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival 2011 click here.
Music Showcase Day 2011
26th July 2011
Tom Queally on Twice Over wins the Sky Bet York Races during an afternoon of exciting racing and music on the Knavesmire. To view this race and all the action on Saturday 23rd July 2011 from York

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Music Showcase Evening 2011
25th July 2011

To view all the action from Friday 22nd July at York Racecourse click here.
Heavy Showers fail to dampen spirits on the opening day of the John Smith's Cup Meeting
09th July 2011
Despite heavy showers a good crowd were treated to some excellent racing on the Knavesmire on Friday 8th July.

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Five out of Six for Ryan Moore
11th June 2011
Ryan Moore rode five out of his six rides to victory during the Macmillan Charity Raceday

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Eddie Ahern's Spring Saturday hat-trick
23rd May 2011
Eddie Ahern completed a back to back hat-trick of winners on the Knavesmire, including the two feature races of the day.
To view these pictures and all the action from the Spring Saturday meet at York please click here.
Local trainers triumph on final day of the Dante festival
13th May 2011
Yorkshire trainers Richard Fahey and Mick Easterby both completed doubles on the final day of York’s Dante meeting. Fahey started the ball rolling with the well fancied Miss Work Of Art in the opening race. He completed the double in the very next race when the tough Tepmokea landed the sportingbet.com Jorvik Stakes.
Mick Easterby also landed the big price double with Thirteen Shivers ridden by David Nolan in The Ralph Raper Memorial Stakes, and Hoof It ridden by Kieren Fallon in the sportingbet.com handicap.


Meanwhile Duncun ridden by William Buick won the feature race: The Emirates Airline Yorkshire Cup
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The Queen's Carlton House wins the totesport Dante
12th May 2011
An exciting day on the knavesmire saw the Queen's horse Carlton House saddled by Ryan Moore win the totesport Dante Stakes.


This race victory, which is regarded as a key Derby trial, now means he is favourite for the Investec sponsored race next month.
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