23/11: Following the latest Government update, we look forward to the opportunity to welcome spectators back to ARC venues as soon as possible.

We await further information regarding specific details and will offer a further update in due course.

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Fighting Fifth Hurdle Raceday

Sat 28 November 2020

Northumberland Plate Day Ft. Pete Tong Ibiza Classics Live

Saturday 26th June 2021

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The most famous race meeting of the year returns to Newcastle

Betfair Northumberland Plate Day is the day to be in Newcastle, not only for phenomenal racing, but also for the sell out Pete Tong & the Heritage Orchestra Ibiza Classics show live after racing!

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.

Live After Racing

The hottest ticket of the summer returns to the North East, after previous sell-out tours and outdoor gigs - with a brand new show for 2021 with re-workings of more iconic dance anthems. The show is a must see for ravers, party animals and everyone who ever saw Ibiza as their Mecca, an irresistible combination of the UK’s most influential DJ with a 65 piece orchestra, a spectacular visual show with lasers and the biggest party anthems.

Tickets for Pete Tong & the Heritage Orchestra will be available for pre-sale from 9am Friday 20th November via the link below. Tickets and hospitality will go on general sale from our website here on Friday 4th December. Secure your place early to ensure entry as tickets sell out fast for this exceptionally popular race day.

Click HERE for pre-sale tickets -available from Friday 20th Nov

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.

Hospitality Packages: Will be available from this website on Friday 4th December. Hospitality will be advance bookings only, and available for parties of two or more. 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.

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