Countdown begins for the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Day with 2 weeks to go

Countdown begins for the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Day with 2 weeks to go

As the countdown begins for the most celebrated racing day in the North East, Newcastle Racecourse is gearing up for an unforgettable day full of racing thrills and luxury hospitality at this year’s JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Day.

 With less than 3 weeks until the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival commences, limited tickets are still on sale, with General Admission tickets starting at £43 and limited hospitality packages available. So, those wishing to attend are encouraged to book now from the Newcastle Racecourse website.

As the most celebrated racing day in Newcastle, The Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate promises heart-pounding racing action. The two-mile heritage handicap boasts an impressive £150,000 prize, making it the richest two-mile handicap in all of Britain.

But the thrill of Northumberland Plate Day isn’t limited to the racetrack. Throughout the day, attendees will be treated to an array of entertainment, mouthwatering food, and refreshing drinks. The phenomenal Hacienda Classical will take the stage following the races, ensuring that the festivities continue well into the evening.

This year’s Plate Day has introduced an exciting line-up of new hospitality packages specially crafted to ensure an exceptional and memorable experience like never before. The exclusive Centre Course VIP Enclosure is among some of the new offerings, priced at £95pp, where attendees can enjoy trackside views in the new VIP centre course enclosure with a range of food, drink and seating options, including a tent-covered area.

Other hospitality packages include;

  • The Private Box Package, offering a three-course lunch and afternoon tea overlooking the home straight and finish line.
  • Plate Day Lounge Package, casual lounge hospitality including a grazing bowl and complimentary bar
  • Park View Restaurant Package, including a three-course fine dining menu, afternoon tea and a private table for the day. This package is also available with a complimentary bar for the day.
  • Gosforth Park Suite Package, including a three-course Grande buffet prepared by a talented chef, delicious and dainty afternoon tea, complimentary bar, tea, coffee and seating for the day [up to 10 people] with tote betting facilities.
  • 1882 Restaurant Package, including a champagne reception, four-course a la carte lunch, luxury afternoon tea, complimentary bar, private table and cocktails from Newcastle’s most prestigious bar, Mother Mercy who have created a dedicated Northumberland Plate Day cocktail, the 1882 Cobbler. [Also available throughout June at their sister venue Café Mercy on Grey Street.]
  • The Gainford Village Pods Package, offering guests a private luxury dining POD with outdoor garden seating located in the centre course, two bottles of champagne, a gourmet grazing platter by Acropolis Street Food, outdoor seating, and a dedicated host for the day (Maximum of 10 guests per POD). [1 pod remaining]

(Image: Newcastle Racecourse – JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Day)

These last remaining packages offer an exceptional opportunity to indulge in luxury and elevate your Northumberland Plate Day experience, perfect for groups wanting to add a bit of luxury and sparkle to their race day out.

“We’ve witnessed an overwhelming response to this year’s Northumberland Plate Day, and with only a few hospitality packages remaining, we encourage everyone wanting to join us with the celebrations of Plate Day to secure their spot now for a day full of entertainment and excitement,” said Paul Elliott, Executive Director of Newcastle Racecourse.

With demand soaring, now is the time to gather your friends and grab your ticket at Newcastle’s most prestigious racing event.

For ticket purchases and more details on the different hospitality packages, visit Newcastle Racecourse’s website at:

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

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