Set in the 812-acre High Gosforth Park Estate and opened in 1882, the course is about five miles north of Newcastle city centre and is easily accessible.
This is very much a stayers' track with a galloping left-handed circuit of a mile and three-quarters. Best races are the Northumberland Plate in June, the `Fighting Fifth' Hurdle in November and the Eider Chase in February.
|Address:||Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newscastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP|
|Tel:||0191 236 2020|
|Admission:||Club £16 (£6 OAPs and students); Tattersalls £11 (OAPs £6); Accompanied under 16s free, 2 adults & 2 children £10 Tatts|
|Road:||5m North of Newscastle on A1. Track 1/4m from main road|
|Rail:||Kings Cross to Newcastle central, then metro and special bus, or taxi (5m)|
|Flat:||Left-hand course of 1m 6f, with a steadily rising home straight of half a mile. Low numbers best up to 7f, and high numbers best when the going is soft.|
|Jumps:||Left-hand course of 1m 6f, with a steadily rising home straight of half a mile and a 220yd run-in. Eleven tough fences and seven hurdles per circuit, suits the galloping type|
- Friday August 28th 2015
- Friday August 14th 2015
- Thursday August 6th 2015
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- Saturday July 25th 2015
- Saturday June 27th 2015
- Friday June 26th 2015
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- Saturday June 6th 2015
- Friday May 29th 2015
- Tuesday May 19th 2015
- Wednesday May 13th 2015
Predictor Strike Rate at this course
In the last 6 months at Newcastle, the predicted horse came 1st 18.92% of the time.