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Newcastle Racecourse

High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE3 5HP, UK

Tel: +44 (0)191 236 2020 (Office)

Fax: +44 (0)191 236 7761

Officials:

Managing Director: Tony Kelly; Racecourse Manager: Simon Lane; Clerk of the Course: James Armstrong, Tel +44 (0)7801 166820

Other Tel/Fax:

Going: +44 (0)191 2362020 or +44 (0)7801 166820; Head Groundsman: +44 (0)7860 274289

Major Races Run:

John Smith's Northumberland Plate, Chipchase Stakes, Gosforth Park Cup, Tote Eider, WBX.Com Fighting Fifth Hurdle, Rehearsal Chase

How to Get There:

Road: Gosforth Park is signposted on brown signs from the A1, A19 and main approach roads. Rail: Newcastle Central Station (4 Miles) Air: Newcastle International Airport (4 Miles) Public Transport: Newcastle Central Station the Metro System runs directly to Regent Centre where a free bus service operates on racedays.

Car & Coach Parks:

Free

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

Helicopter landing facilities, please call +44 (0)7801 166820 Fixed-wing aircraft facilities at Newcastle International Airport

Effect of Draw:

Low numbers have slight advantage on soft ground

Stabling:

135 boxes - shavings & paper

Restaurant Reservations:

+44 (0)191 2362020

Dress Requirements:

Although there is no official dress code at Newcastle Racecourse, smart attire is preferred, especially in the premier enclosure.

Facilities & Badge Accommodation for Owners:

Call +44 (0)191 2362020 for details.

Recommended Hotels:

Newcastle Marriot Gosforth Park, Tel: +44 (0)191 2364111; Novotel, Tel: +44 (0)191 2220555; Grosvenor, Tel: +44 (0)191 2612222

Taxis/Cabs:

Brunswick, Tel: +44 (0)191 2366969; Goldcrest, Tel: +44 (0)191 2090909 L.A. Taxis +44 (0)800 393406

Other Details:

Conference Centre and Golf complex. Facilities available for hire for conferences, banqueting, exhibitions and outdoor events

Type of Racecourses:

Flat, Jump,