What To Expect: Yorkshire Air Ambulance Raceday


26 April 2024

We can't wait to welcome you to Doncaster Racecourse for a Champion Occasion. 

Ahead of the gates opening, here's a list of everything you need to know ahead of Yorkshire Air Ambulance Raceday:

Gates, refreshments and race schedule:


  • Grandstand and County gates open
  • Bars open
  • Food Court opens


  • Punters Panel with Bobby Beevers (Presenter) and Roger Hart (Tipster)


  • First race begins (Trevor Beasley 80 Years Old Handicap)


  • Second race begins (Daniel Thwaites Derby Fillies' Handicap)


  • Third race begins (Signhouse UK And Yorkshire Air Ambulance Novice Stakes)


  • Fourth race begins (Park Lodge Hot Shots Handicap)


  • Fifth race begins (Five Rise Contractors And Bentley Drains EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap)


  • Sixth race begins (RBC Brewin Dolphin Handicap)


  • Seventh race begins (Bee Jay Scaffolding Handicap)

Hospitality Locations

  • Home Straight Restaurant: Third floor on the third floor of the Eco Power Stand.
  • Pizza & Poretti: Lazarus Suite on the fourth floor of the Eco Power Stand.

Dress code

Standard dress code rules apply for this fixture. However, in celebration of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, we are encouraging racegoers to wear a hint of yellow for the day.

More information on the standard dress code is available here.

Ticket prices on the gate:

(increased on advance prices)

  • Adult grandstand admission: £27
  • County Enclosure admission: £37
  • Premier Enclosure admission: £55
  • Concessions (Over 60s – only available in the grandstand): £13.50
  • Under 18's: FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)


A shuttle bus is in operation, providing to and from trips to the racecourse from Doncaster Interchange.


  • Car Park A (opposite the main stand) is reserved for Annual Members, Owners and Trainers, Jockeys, BHA, Sponsors, Hospitality Guests, Press and Blue Badge holders. Please show your permit/ticket/ID to gain entry to Car Park A.
  • Car Park C (next to the Family Enclosure) is available to all our guests free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please follow the yellow road signage to direct you to the correct car park.

Security checks

Security checks will take place on entry. Please bring nothing larger than an A4-sized bag.

Other useful information

  • Chairs, tables, umbrellas or parasols cannot be bought on-site.
  • Picnics can only be brought into the Family Enclosure.
  • Doncaster Racecourse is a cashless venue. However, on-site bookmakers will take cash.

Questions on raceday

If you have any questions on raceday, we have a fantastic team ready to assist you. Head to our Guest Experience Desk (located at the main County entrance) and we'll be happy to help.

Finally, be kind. The team is working hard to give you a Champion Occasion. We look forward to welcoming you to Doncaster Racecourse.

Doncaster Racecourse

Racecourse logo

Sign up to our newsletter to get the latest news, events and special offers direct to your inbox.