Newcastle Racecourse – Track Facts to help your Betfair Trading

Newcastle is the only all weather course to have a straight mile.

That and the width of the course make it a galloping track and is seen as suitable by many of the best trainers, such as John Gosden, to give their two year olds a gentle introduction to racing. See more about the course here; including draw advantage and pace bias at the track.

What is the surface at Newcastle Racecourse?

The surface is Tapeta, which is a mixture of sand, fibre and rubber. This surface is also used at Wolverhampton and more recently Southwell has adopted it as well.

Some basic information about Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse is a horse racing course located at Gosforth Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, owned by Arena Racing Company.

It stages both flat and National Hunt racing, with its biggest meeting being the Northumberland Plate held annually in June.

Address: High Gosforth Park, Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP

Phone: 0191 236 2020
Date opened:1882
Ticket Prices
Standard prices at Newcastle racecourse enable entry to the grandstand and paddock enclosure from as little as £13, whilst access to the premier enclosure is priced at just £19 for standard meetings. Customers under the age of 18 are permitted free of charge when accompanied by a full paying adult.

What Transport Options are there to get to Newcastle Racecourse?

Wondering how to get to Newcastle Racecourse in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom?

Moovit provides free maps and live directions to help you navigate through your city. View schedules, routes, timetables, and find out how long does it take to get to Newcastle Racecourse in real time.

Looking for the nearest stop or station to Newcastle Racecourse? Check out this list of stops closest to your destination: South Gosforth; Newcastle Racecourse; Great North Road-Cemetery.

You can get to Newcastle Racecourse by Bus or Underground. These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby -Bus: 434445   Underground: GRN

There is a free shuttle bus service on Saturday racedays that runs from Four Lane Ends & Regent Centre Metro Stations to the racecourse, beginning an hour and a half before racing running till the first race time, and then returns from the racecourse to the same metro stations directly after racing.

Dress code is smart casual but no trainers or torn jeans.

Food cannot be taken into the track area. Beer is on average £5.30/pint.




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