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Newcastle races today

Established at Gosforth Park in the early 1880s, Newcastle Racecourse is quite different today with horse racing on Tyneside certainly predating that. The Northumberland Plate is a truly historical race that’s even older than the course, going back to at least 1833.

That is the biggest Flat event among Newcastle races today and holds Heritage Handicap status. Part of a three-day meeting towards the end of June, Newcastle switched to an All-Weather Flat track from turf in 2016. The course is also home to a Grade 1 National Hunt event, the Fighting Fifth Hurdle, making it an ideal venue for racegoers in the Northeast.

Configuration of Newcastle Races Today

There are both All-Weather Flat race meetings and Jump races at this fair track. The biggest race days and National Hunt events are the Fighting Fifth Hurdle in November, the first Grade 1 lead-up race en route to the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, and Eider Chase in February, a handicap race considered a trial for the Grand National at Aintree.

The round course, both All-Weather and turf, has a circuit of about a mile-and-three-quarters. There is an uphill finish to the left-handed and otherwise flat turf track. Newcastle Racecourse today also has a straight mile All-Weather course with the final four furlongs on the ascent.

For steeplechases, there are open ditches in both the back straight (the second of five fences) and home straight (first in a line of four). There is a short run-in from the back of the final hurdle or fence to the finish line. Horses have to get that last jump right, then, because there isn’t much time to recover from blunders or mistakes. There are seven hurdles and 10 fences per circuit.

Biggest Events at Newcastle Races Today & Throughout the Year

Newcastle Racecourse’s four biggest race meetings are spread throughout the annual horse racing calendar. They include both All-Weather and jumps fixtures that fans of horse race betting can wager on. From the Eider Chase day in February to the Fighting Fifth card in late November (which can even fall in December), this is one of the busiest racecourses in the UK, because the Flat horse racing fixtures can take place in almost any conditions.

Newcastle is also now the host venue for the All-Weather Finals day on Good Friday during at the start of the four-day Easter weekend. These are the championship and major races following a number of qualifiers on artificial surfaces.

Key Newcastle Racecourse Fixtures Type of Races Feature Race When
Eider Chase Day National Hunt Eider Chase February
All-Weather Finals Day All-Weather Flat Easter Classic Good Friday
Northumberland Plate Meeting All-Weather Flat Northumberland Plate June / July
Fighting Fifth Hurdle Day National Hunt Fighting Fifth Hurdle November

Eider Chase at Newcastle

The first of big Newcastle races today in the year is the Eider Chase. This long-distance staying chase is run as a handicap over a distance of about four miles and a furlong, making it the third longest National Hunt race in terms of trip. Horses in the Eider Chase race pass the winning post three times. Only the Grand National around Aintree and Midlands Grand National at Uttoxeter races send horses over further. Let’s a look at the Eider Chase card in full:

Eider Chase Day Race Names Class of Race Type of Race Distance
Betting.Bet Horse Racing Tips Novices’ Hurdle Class 3 4yo+ Hurdle Race 2m 4f 62y
Go North One Man Series Qualifier Handicap Chase (0-120) Class 4 5yo+ Handicap Chase 2m 75y
Eider Chase Class 2 5yo+ Handicap Chase 4m 1f 56y £10 Free Bet Maiden Hurdle Class 4 4yo+ Hurdle Race 2m 1f
Igaming.News Handicap Chase (0-140) Class 3 5yo+ Handicap Chase 2m 4f 19y
Weatherbys Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide Handicap Hurdle (0-135) Class 3 4yo+ Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f
Go North Sea Pigeon Series Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (0-100) Class 5 4yo+ Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f

All-Weather Championship Finals Day

Since 2022, the races at Newcastle today have included the All-Weather Championship Finals. These take place on Good Friday at the start of the long Easter weekend, so don’t have a fixed date like the other biggest events at the track. The move from Lingfield Park races was designed to reinvigorate the Championships held at this Flat race meeting. Here’s what races happen on AW Finals Day:

AW Finals Day Race Names Class of Race Type of Race Distance
BetMGM Burradon Stakes Listed 3yo All-Weather Flat Race 1m 5y
BetUK All-Weather Championships Marathon Handicap Class 2 4yo+ All-Weather Handicap 2m 56y
BetMGM All-Weather 3 Year Old Championships Handicap Class 2 3yo All-Weather Flat Handicap 6f
BetMGM All-Weather Fillies’ And Mares’ Championships Handicap Class 2 4yo+ All-Weather Handicap 7f 14y
BetUK All-Weather Sprint Handicap Class 2 4yo+ All-Weather Handicap 6f
BetUK All-Weather Easter Classic Middle Distance Handicap Class 2 4yo+ All-Weather Handicap 1m 2f 42y
BetMGM All-Weather Championships Mile Handicap Class 2 4yo+ All-Weather Handicap 1m 5y

Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate Festival

There are two Group 3 Newcastle horse races today, both take place during the Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate day and meeting. These are the Hoppings Stakes for fillies over about a mile-and-a-quarter and the Chipchase Stakes, a six-furlong sprint contest. These join the Northumberland Plate, one of the toughest two-mile handicaps of the year, as the main events across the last Thursday, Friday and Saturday in June or first in July. Here are all the key races from this three-day fixture card by card:

Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate Festival Opening Day Races

Race Times Race Name Class of Race Type of Race Distance
1:35 0-85 Handicap Class 4 3yo AW Handicap 1m 4f 89y
2:10 Restricted Maiden Stakes Class 5 2yo AW Flat Race 7f
2:45 Novice Stakes Class 4 2yo AW Flat Race 6f
3:20 Seaton Delaval Handicap (0-105) Class 2 4yo+ AW Handicap 1m
3:55 0-55 Handicap Class 6 3yo+ AW Handicap 1m
4:30 0-80 Sprint Handicap Class 4 3yo AW Handicap 5f
5:05 0-65 Handicap Class 6 3yo AW Handicap 7f

Newcastle Northumberland Plate Meeting Friday Night Races

Race Times Race Name Class of Race Type of Race Distance
4:55 Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap (0-65) Class 6 4yo+ AW Handicap 1m 2f
5:30 0-75 Handicap Class 5 3yo+ AW Handicap 5f
6:00 Gosforth Park Cup (0-105) Class 2 3yo+ AW Handicap 5f
6:35 Hoppings Fillies’ Stakes Group 3 3yo+ AW Flat Race 1m 2f
7:10 0-80 Mile Handicap Class 4 3yo+ AW Handicap 1m
7:45 Novice Stakes Class 5 3yo+ AW Flat Race 7f
8:20 0-60 Handicap Class 6 3yo+ AW Handicap 7f
8:52 0-58 Handicap Class 6 3yo+ AW Handicap 6f

Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate Day Races

Race Times Race Name Class of Race Type of Race Distance
12:20 Jenningsbet Festival Handicap (0-105) Class 2 3yo+ AW Handicap 6f
12:55 Chipchase Stakes Group 3 3yo+ AW Flat Race 6f
1:30 Northumberland Vase Handicap Class 2 3yo+ AW Consolation Race 2m 56y
2:05 Northumberland Plate Heritage Handicap 3yo+ AW Handicap 2m 56y
2:40 Pertemps Network Handicap (0-105) Class 2 3yo+ AW Handicap 7f
3:15 Juvenile Novice Stakes Class 3 2yo AW Flat Race 5f
3:50 0-95 Handicap Class 3 4yo+ AW Handicap 1m 2f
4:25 0-75 Handicap Class 5 4yo+ AW Handicap 1m 4f 98y

BetMGM Fighting Fifth Hurdle Day

The Fighting Fifth Newcastle races today come the end of November or start of December. It’s the last big meeting of the year for one of the busiest racecourses in the UK. As a Grade 1 event, the feature race attracts some of the best hurdlers in the British Isles to Tyneside.

With a new 3m 6f staying steeplechase over a race trip short of the Eider, but beyond the Rehearsal Chase which holds Premier Handicap status, the card is being improved all the time. Those looks for Newcastle pointers should be aware that the Fighting Fifth Hurdle has had its share of upsets down the years. This is the comprehensive race card in full:

Fighting Fifth Hurdle Newcastle Races Class of Race Type of Race Distance
Introductory Juvenile Hurdle Class 2 3yo Flat Race 2m 46y
National Hunt Maiden Hurdle Class 4 4yo-6yo Hurdle Race 2m 46y
The French Furze Novices’ Hurdle Class 2 4yo+ Hurdle Race 2m 6f
BetMGM Handicap Chase (0-135) Class 3 4yo+ Handicap Chase 3m 5f 190y
Fighting Fifth Hurdle Grade 1 4yo+ Hurdle Race 2m 46y
Eileen Peacock Memorial Handicap Chase (0-120) Class 4 4yo+ Handicap Chase 2m 4f 19y
Rehearsal Handicap Chase Premier Handicap 4yo+ Handicap Chase 2m 7f 91y

Newcastle Races Today Racecard

Look at the complete Newcastle race card for today on this very page. In fact, all of today’s racecards are available for you to look through. These contain all the information you would expect. From every horse in every race with their silks, jockey, trainer and form figures to the latest betting odds, our Newcastle races today racecard has all the essentials covered. It’s all part of the SportsLens service.

On top of seeing all Newcastle races and runners today, you can also view tomorrow’s racecards ahead of time. These include early prices and give you the chance to get a value bet on ahead of market gambles. Looking at the Newcastle race card for today lets you see all the moves and drifts develop right up until the off.

Newcastle Races Today Tips

Want tips for the races at Newcastle today? We can oblige even on Ladies Day. There are selections from top tipsters in the industry for all the major events at this track on this very page. Besides providing Newcastle races tips today, these insiders have super records of providing betting tips that are winners. Whether you back them or not, just reading them helps you make better informed decisions.

Top tips for Newcastle races today are at your fingertips. Picks from the track also feature in Lucky 15s for those who like accas and system bets, plus Placepots for fans of Tote betting. In amongst the Newcastle racing tips for today, you will also find NAPs and first bets directing you to the best value bookmakers from first race to last. Everyone wants to back a winner, ideally with free bets so it’s all profit. Follow the Newcastle races today tips and get a great run for your money.

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Newcastle Races Today Results

Once an event is over, get Newcastle races results today right here on this very page. All of the UK racing results are available once the jockeys have weighed in and it’s all been made official. These full results for Newcastle races today let you know how your horse got on, if they got round at all and where they finished. We hope it was in first place.

Our service providing Newcastle horse races results today has that covered. This lets you see the winning trainers and jockeys, so you know which stables and riders are in form right now. On top of Newcastle races results today plus those from other tracks, we also let you look back to what happened before. Looking at yesterday’s racing results might help you decide on your next bet after all.

We also Newcastle races today results available for an additional 24 hours. This is particularly important if it’s the Northumberland Plate meeting that takes place over two days. Assessing both Newcastle horse races results today and for yesterday is a big help to punters on the lookout for stats and trends.

As if the results for Newcastle races today didn’t offer enough, there are also fast results that quickly inform you about winners up at Gosforth Park. As soon as horses cross the line on Tyneside, this is related here with the names of winners and those placed available before everything is made official. You won’t find a more comprehensive service covering Newcastle horse races results today.

The Last Word

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