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Betfair Northumberland Plate Day With Disco Classical

Saturday 27th June 2020

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Betfair Northumberland Plate Day is the day to be in Newcastle, not only for phenomenal racing, but also for the incredible Disco Classical (featuring Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge) who will be bringing the biggest disco sounds to Newcastle for one night only.

It is a sunny June weekend in Newcastle and you’re looking for something to do. Of all the things on your list the Betfair Northumberland Plate Festival should be at the top, but especially the thrilling final day - the Betfair Northumberland Plate Day. The most famous race meeting of the year at Newcastle, featuring the Betfair Exchange Northumberland Plate, a two-mile heritage handicap worth £150,000, as well as the Betfair Exchange Chipchase Stakes, a Group 3, six-furlong sprint.

It’s not all about racing though, in Newcastle we love to show off and celebrate our style, and our best-dressed male competition will take centre stage in the afternoon with an abundance of prizes on offer (Full prize list will be detailed nearer the date).

After a day of exceptional racing, and showing off your style, you better still have some energy left, along with your best dance moves for our explosive music act.

Bringing their monumental party sounds to our grand outdoor stage, Disco Classical is known for reimagining some of the greatest disco tracks with a full orchestra, band and star vocalists. In Newcastle, they will be joined by Kathy Sledge from Sister Sledge and other guest vocalists. Which of course will be accompanied by the full Disco Classical Symphony Orchestra.

Come and get ‘lost in music’ where ‘young hearts run free’ and ‘we are family’. If you’re thinking of ‘going back to your roots’ then make sure you get your tickets for this incredible day of live music and racing.

Disco Classical tickets will be available for pre-sale via Ticketweb at 10am on Wednesday 4th March followed by general sale on Friday 20th March at 10am from our website here. Secure your place early to ensure entry as tickets sell out fast for this exceptionally popular race day.

This is a Category A fixture

Times and number of races listed are approximated till three months prior, provisional till 48 hours prior and then confirmed.

Free shuttle buses will be running as follows for this event; multiple buses in loop (Regent Centre Metro Station - Four Lane Ends Metro Station - Racecourse) from 90mins before racing till the first race, and then again after racing.

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Admission Tickets & Packages: Grandstand & Paddock Admission Tickets will be emailed and Premier Enclosure Admission Tickets posted to all guests no later than a week before the event (and before the event day if booked within a week of the event), unless directly advised that they are being posted or available for collection on the day. Raceday Essentials Packages and Premier & Prosecco Packages are available for collection before the day from the Racecourse Office or on the day from the Ticket Collection point.

Hospitality Packages: Advance bookings only, and available for parties of two or more. To check availability please call 0191 236 2020. Hospitality tickets will be posted out up to a week before the event, unless directly advised that they are available for collection on the day. All hospitality packages are available to purchase online excluding the below group booking hospitality package, click view all ticket options for information on all hospitality packages.

Concessions & Student Discount: Disabled guests, students with valid student ID and senior citizens (over 60) receive £4 off the gate price on the day. Admission is free for the registered carer of a disabled guest.

Popular Ticket Options

Diamond Marquee

Set within the centre course and overlooking all the action The Diamond Marquee delivers the very best of Newcastle Racecourse. Package includes; seating in the trackside marquee, hospitality admission, champagne reception, raceday programme, diamond buffet lunch, afternoon tea, fully inclusive bar, raceday tipster and live entertainment prior to racing.


Grande Buffet

This package includes reserved seating in one of our viewing restaurants, hospitality badge, reception drink, Grande Buffet lunch, afternoon tea, raceday programme and fully inclusive selected drinks. This package is unique to Newcastle Racecourse and is regarded as the ultimate culinary experience, this is an experience you will not forget.


Raceday Essential Package

This package includes a Premier enclosure admission ticket, raceday programme, food voucher and drink voucher. This package must be booked in advance.


Premier & Prosecco Package

This package includes a Premier Enclosure admission ticket and a 20cl bottle of prosecco. Must be booked in advance.


Premier Advanced Ticket

The Premier Enclosure has a great food servery offering a selection of hot and cold sandwiches, snacks hot and cold beverages, in addition to a fully stocked bar. There is also full access to the Grandstand Enclosure.


Grandstand Advanced Ticket

The Grandstand Enclosure is a great and lively location to enjoy a drink and the racing. There is a wide selection of draught and bottled beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks at the Blaydon Races and the Eider Bar. Visit the Grandstand Grill for our 'grab and go' food offer- try fresh pizza, gourmet burgers, hot dogs and much more.


U18 Admission Ticket

Admission for Under 18s. Children 5 and under admitted free.



To view our full range of tickets hit the button below. Alternatively, you can call our team on 0191 236 2020 or email us to arrange your booking.

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