UK Racecourse Information

Newcastle Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Newcastle Racecourse
Newcastle Racecourse boasts 32 meetings spanning both the Flat & National Hunt seasons and is ideally located just off the A1 with ample free parking. Highlights include; the Three-day Northumberland Plate Festival (June), Beeswing Ladies Day (July), Tote Eider (February), Pertemps Fighting Fifth Hurdle (November) and the Blaydon Races (August).
Contact Details
Newcastle Racecourse
Address
Newcastle Racecourse
High Gosforth Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE3 5HP
Telephone
0191 2362020
Fax
0191 2367761
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
From the south, bypass Newcastle on the A1. The course is in High Gosforth Park, 3 miles north of the city centre. From the north, take the Junction signposted Wideopen. From the east, take the A19 and A1056. Then follow the Tourist Board brown signs bearing a horse and jockey.
By Rail
From London Kings Cross, take the Great North Eastern service to Newcastle Central. The station is four miles from the course and just 15 minutes in a taxi. Newcastle’s underground Metro runs to Regent Centre where free buses run to the course on racedays
Railway Station
Cramlington Railway Station 3.7 miles (5.9 km)
Airport
Newcastle 3.1 miles (5 km)
By Air
Newcastle International Airport is only 10 minutes by car from Newcastle Racecourse. Helicopters are permitted to land at the racecourse by prior arrangement with the estate management.
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Facilities
Betting
There are Tote and bookmaker facilities around the course.
Parking
There is free parking available
Children
Children 16 and under allowed in for free when accompanied by an adult. On weekend and bank holiday fixtures there is a funfair available and additional activities for family entertainment.
Disabled
Ramps, lifts and disabled facilities are available in both Enclosures
Enclosures And Grandstands
Premier
Tickets:
£16. Prices for Festivals vary
Food And Drink
The Gosforth Park Suite Restaurant. Private box facilities available for daily hire. There are also food outlets in the Colonel Porter Grandstand.
Viewing
The Colonel Porter Grandstand looks directly over the Winner’s Enclosure, the Parade Ring and the Winning Post. You can also access all other areas of the course
Dress
There is a strict dress code in this Enclosure. In Brandling House gentlemen are required to wear dress trousers and collared shirts as a minimum standard. No denim, trainers or informal attire is permitted in this area and racegoers who choose not to observe the dress code will be asked to leave Brandling House.
Grandstand and Paddock
Tickets:
£11. Prices for Festivals vary.
Food And Drink
On the ground floor of the Grandstand there are various fast food outlets and bars, including the Picnic Basket with sandwiches, confectionary and snacks. The Nosebag provides chips, burgers and hot sandwiches and the family food hall has a self service restaurant serving both hot and cold meals. There are also terrace areas for picnics.
Viewing
The course and Parade Ring can be seen from viewing terraces
Dress
Informal attire is acceptable although the removal of shirts is not permitted
Course Details
Flat Course
Newcastle Racecourse Flat Course
Effect Of Draw
Low numbers best on the straight course in soft or heavy ground



Left-handed 1 3/4m oval with easy bends. Uphill 4f run-in places emphasis on stamina. Can become very testing
National Hunt Course
Newcastle Racecourse National Hunt Course



Left-handed, with uphill finish. Going can be very testing. Circuit 1m6f.
Fixtures
2013
Date
05/01/2013 - Saturday
16/01/2013 - Wednesday
30/01/2013 - Wednesday
08/02/2013 - Friday
23/02/2013 - Saturday
05/03/2013 - Tuesday
20/03/2013 - Wednesday
01/04/2013 - Monday
06/04/2013 - Saturday
15/04/2013 - Monday
25/04/2013 - Thursday
08/05/2013 - Wednesday
21/05/2013 - Tuesday
01/06/2013 - Saturday
27/06/2013 - Thursday
28/06/2013 - Friday
29/06/2013 - Saturday
27/07/2013 - Saturday
07/08/2013 - Wednesday
16/08/2013 - Friday
23/08/2013 - Friday
26/08/2013 - Monday
06/09/2013 - Friday
20/09/2013 - Friday
02/10/2013 - Wednesday
15/10/2013 - Tuesday
15/11/2013 - Friday
30/11/2013 - Saturday
12/12/2013 - Thursday
21/12/2013 - Saturday
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