Prestigious feature racedays at Newcastle

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Newcastle Racecourse holds 30 race meetings in 2014, spanning both the Flat & National Hunt Seasons. The beautiful 812 acre High Gosforth Park estate is also home to Parklands Golf complex, superb conference & banqueting facilities, The Border Minstrel public house and extensive woodland walks.


  • New Year Racing: One Enclosure - come racing for just £15 on Saturday 4, Wednesday 15, Wednesday 29 January and Friday 7 February .
  • Saturday 22 February: The Betfred Eider Chase: a grueling test of stamina, the Eider is often seen as a rehearsal for the Grand National.
  • March Racing: we have jump race meetings on Tuesday 4 and Tuesday March 28.
  • Saturday 15 March: this is St Patrick’s Raceday, a very popular fixture we have back for 2014, which promises to be a great day out for family and friends with great entertainment.
  • Saturday 5 April: Grand National Raceday: Join us for a great day out and watch the Grand National on the big screen.
  • April Evening Racing: perfect for a night out with friends or work colleagues, with a Racenight on Thursday 24 April and ESH Charitable Trust Racenight on Tuesday 29 April.
  • May Racing: we have flat racing with Newcastle Brown Ale Raceday on 20 May and Newcastle International Airport Raceday on 30th May.
  • Saturday 7 June: with CHUF Charity Racenight, a fantastic evening of racing while supporting a very worthy cause.
  • Northumberland Plate Festival: the highlight of the racing calendar this 3 day festival has first class racing and a superb atmosphere. The festival opens with the Betfred Seaton Delaval Trophy Raceday on Thursday 26 June. Friday 27 June is the Betfred Gosforth Park Cup Night, always a popular fixture for groups of friends. Saturday 28 June is the John Smith’s Northumberland Plate Race Day which is the highlight of Northumberland Plate Festival.
  • Saturday 26 July, Collingwood Insurance Beeswing Ladies Day: get your tickets early for the North East’s social event of the year, where racing and glamour collide.
  • August Racing: Thursday 7, Friday 15 and Friday 22, an ideal way to enjoy the Summer season with family, friends or colleagues.
  • Monday 26 August, Blaydon Races Family Funday: We have a Funfair and entertainment for all the family, there is no better way to spend your summer Bank Holiday.
  • September Racing: Friday 5 and Tuesday 23. Come along and take in the atmosphere at a fantastic day at the races.
  • October and November Racing: The last two flat races of the year Wednesday 1 & Tuesday 14 October and the start of the jump season with ITPS/Cellular Solutions Raceday on Friday 14 November
  • Saturday 29 November: the Fighting Fifth Hurdle: this is the highlight of the jumps season with champion horses and jockeys from all over the UK and Irelands travelling to take part in this historic race.
  • Saturday 21 December: the Northumberland Chase Christmas Raceday, come and enjoy the racing, an ideal way to enjoy the festive season with family, friends or colleagues.

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