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Doncaster Racecourse treat locals to a free night of racing

Yorkshire folk are happy to admit they love a night out that doesn’t cost the earth!  Combine that with their love for racing and you have the perfect recipe for one fantastic evening of fun!  With the folk of South Yorkshire in mind – Doncaster Racecourse has announced the date of its Free Residents Evening.
The Frenchgate Free Residents Evening will take place on Thursday 20th July and residents whose home address has a DN postcode will enjoy free tickets to the family enclosure for the evening.
“We want everyone in the Doncaster area to be able to experience the thrilling action and vibrant social scene at this famous racecourse and this annual event has proved to be hugely popular in previous years,” said Abby Chandler Head of Marketing Doncaster Racecourse. “It’s great to see people enjoying our hospitality and allows us to give a little something back to the local community of Doncaster.”
During 2016 2.3m visitors flocked to Doncaster with over 300,000 visiting the racecourse highlighting the significant contribution it makes to the local tourism economy when it is open for only 36 racing days each year.
“It is possible to upgrade these complementary tickets to other areas of the racecourse for those that may like to be able to access all areas,” said Abby. “Whichever part of the course you choose to watch the racing from you will enjoy a summer evening racing, perfect for racing enthusiasts or those wanting to try it out for the first time.”
Tickets can be booked quoting the code JULYFREE. Upgrades cost £5.00 for the Grandstand Enclosure, £10.00 for the County Enclosure and £15.00 for the Premier Enclosure. Children under 18 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Gates open at 4pm with the first race taking place at 5.40pm. The final race commences at 8.50pm.
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