William Hill Northumberland Plate Festival Opener

Thursday 24th June 2021

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The William Hill Northumberland Plate Festival begins with the Seaton Delaval Stakes Day

The feature race of the day is the William Hill Seaton Delaval Handicap Stakes, a very competitive and valuable Class 2. The race is named after both the local village in Northumberland and a horse by the same name, who was victorious in the 1893 Northumberland Plate. Don’t miss out on day 1 of our hugely popular William Hill Northumberland Plate Festival. Book your ticket early to avoid disappointment.

Fancy making your day extra special?

Upgrade to our track facing restaurant to experience hospitality on a raceday. This experience is ideal for corporate entertaining, a family celebration or getting together with a group of friends. Enjoy delicious food and refreshing drinks from the comfort of our indoor restaurant, the perfect accompaniment to the thrilling live racing.

What To Expect

We’re all getting used to enjoying the things in a Covid-secure way. Things might be a little different for the moment but we’re sure you’ll enjoy being back on course to experience all the thrilling live action.

Place your bets at either the bookmakers or Tote, grab something tasty to eat and enjoy a refreshing drink from our numerous bars and food outlets.

All fixtures will be operated in accordance with the latest government advice. Find out more about any Covid measures in place during your time with us on our news pages.

Visiting Safely

With social distancing still in place, we have put in place a range of new measures in place to welcome back spectators safely, in a Covid-secure way.

For everyone’s safety, everyone attending should read and follow the new Code of Conduct.

Dress Code
Most racegoers choose a smart casual outfit when attending the races and we discourage sportswear and ripped jeans. There are more formal dress codes in place for some of our premier ticket options as well as hospitality and restaurant packages. Please click here to view our dress code.
Kids Go Free!

Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events). You’ll need to select a child ticket when making your booking.

Tickets are ONLY available in advance. Advance tickets are only available online and close at the advertised gates open time. A fulfilment fee may apply to some orders. This will be added at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry

If your plans change and you can no longer attend due to Coronavirus, you can transfer your booking or get a full refund.

From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions'

Advanced Bookings Only

Popular Ticket Options

Grande Buffet

Located in Brandling House with extensive views of the course, this package is unique to Newcastle Racecourse and is regarded as the ultimate culinary experience. Your package includes a table for the day (parties of less than 10 will be on shared tables), reception drink, Grande Buffet lunch and raceday programme. This this is an experience you will not forget. Price is subject to VAT


General Admission

Join us for a fabulous day of racing! Your general admission ticket allows you access across the racecourse including the fully refurbished betting hall, where you can enjoy a selection of tasty catering options and a selection of new bars. You can also get up close to the horses in the parade ring, where you will find access to bookmakers and britbet facilities.



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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