This racecourse has its Radio station, known as "York Raceday Radio".
A new and most updated five tier was opened at the racecourse in 1965.
York Racecourse is one of the biggest racecourses of Britain, located in York, North Yorkshire, England. Regarding the total prize money offered, York racecourse has been ranked as the third largest in Britain. The race course is situated in the southwest part of the city, on an area renowned as Knavesmire since pre-medieval times. Due to this reason, this race course is also known as Knavesmire. The architect John Carr built the round shaped racecourse in 1754. The two prime stands named as Melrose Stand and Ebor Stand were constructed in 1989 and 2003, respectively. The late 20th century noticed a big progressive development in the facility of the race course.
Another important meeting in York’s racing calendar is Juddmonte International meeting that has been marked as the second highest rated race in international ratings.
York won the award of "Racecourse of the Year” in 2003. After that, it gained the top position in the survey of “Times” Newspaper.
Every year, this racecourse attracts more than 3,000,000 race goers.
Ebor Festival, York’s most vital meeting is hosted by the racecourse in August every year. The main feature of this meeting is the "Ebor Handicap", known as the Europe's best premier handicap races.
York Racecourse worked as the replacement host of the Royal Ascot meeting in the year 2005.