York Racecourse


York Racecourse, Knavesmire Road, York, YO23 1EX
+44 (0)1904 683932

What evening meal do you provide for Racing Staff?

£10 meal voucher provided to all racing staff obtainable from BHA when signing in to the stables.

What type of food does the Racing Staff Canteen offer?

Full breakfast option available including ala carte options such as Pancakes. Main meal usually a theme bar such as Italian, Indian or Tex Mex served alongside à la carte options including homemade Pizzas and Jacket Potatoes. Vegetarian options available. Salads provided Fruit readily available.

Is food available all day?

Breakfast served from 7.30 - 11.30am Main meals served from 11.30am to 7pm.

Is there anything else you’d like to let Racing Staff know about the food and refreshments?

Where is the staff accommodation located on the racecourse?

Located at the stables.

How many rooms does the racecourse provide?

43 bedrooms across Main and Head Lads/Annexe building.


Rooms in our main building benefit from a private toilet and wash basin with shared shower facilities. Showers are provided with two blocks on each floor with four private cubicles in each. Rooms in the Head Lads/Annexe building have a private wash basin with shared toilet and shower facilities.





Hairdryer, Iron and Ironing board available from reception.



Do you have facilities for staff to change and wash in if not staying?

Yes, day rooms for males and females available. If a room is required for sleeping in the day please speak to staff.

Yes. Upstairs lounge provides TV, relaxing chairs and tea and coffee facilities. Our new patio area provides outdoor seating and area for relaxing. Dining Room also shows Racing UK throughout the day.

For courses staging multi-day fixtures, what time can staff check in?

From 4pm subject to room availability.

1pm – Day rooms are available for staff checking out to change in if required later.

Best Turned Out awards in every race, minimum of £50, up to £200 & winning groom in some races.