ALL-WEATHER: Left-handed, oval. Newcastle switched from turf to all-weather during the winter of 2015/16, and like Wolverhampton, the surface it uses is tapeta. It differs from the majority of the all-weather tracks in that as well as a traditional oval, it has a floodlit straight mile course.

NATIONAL HUNT: Left handed, galloping with a steady uphill rise from the home turn. Stiff nature often results in steadily-run affairs, especially on the hurdles course, many races really beginning in earnest only once in line for home. As such, races often fail to represent the test of stamina they might, though there's still an emphasis on jumping that ensures a higher-than-average proportion of fallers over fences. A position towards the stand rail in the home straight can be an advantage in hurdles races, and it's no coincidence that is where the senior northern jockeys usually head.

Course Map

Track newcastle flat
Track newcastle jumps


Open Ditch
Turf Course
Flat Course Direction
Jump Course Direction
Track Information

Top 5 Jockeys at Newcastle  - Last 12 Months

JockeyRunsWinsPlacesStrike Rate
Josephine Gordon48153131%
Joe Fanning74133318%
P. J. McDonald96124113%
B. A. Curtis79122815%
Nathan Evans71112615%

Top 5 Trainers at Newcastle - Last 12 Months

TrainerRunsWinsPlacesStrike Rate
Richard Fahey108174616%
Kevin Ryan76113314%
Michael Easterby61112618%
Michael Dods55112020%
Iain Jardine72102514%
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