Record numbers at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse

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Doncaster Racecourse was among nine in the region that attracted over one million racegoers last year.

The warm summer months and a relatively mild conclusion to the year meant that very few meetings were lost to the weather and once again the ‘Go Racing in Yorkshire’ Summer Festival in July proved to be a big draw for racing fans, with over 100,000 attending the week-long event. This was complimented by the first-ever Winter Festival in December.

A delighted chairman of ‘Go Racing in Yorkshire’, John Sexton said “Topping one million racegoers on our racecourses during 2013 was a fantastic achievement and I couldn’t be more thrilled.


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