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A Day at the Races

Enjoy a friendly atmosphere with a superb view of the course and the magnificent surrounding countryside. Enjoy a drink and a light snack in the bar or a full meal in the restaurant or private box.

There are also many opportunities for companies and groups to entertain guests and sponsor races.

Ladies Day 2017 Prize Winners A photo of the exterior of the Hexham Racecourse Lodge A photo of a wedding party at Hexham Racecourse Pavilion Restaurant - Grande Buffet with a superb view of the course

At The Races

Hexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands to provide superb viewing of horse racing as well as the magnificent surrounding countryside.

Ladies Day - 25th June

Ladies Day 2017 - 25th June. Will you be 1st past the post in the fashion stakes? Great hospitality package available.

Wedding Ceremonies

Hexham Racecourse has a licence to hold marriage ceremonies and set in beautiful country surroundings it's the perfect venue for the ceremony and reception.

Pavilion Restaurant

Grande Buffet with traditional carvery, hot and cold cuisine, salad bar and desserts to tantalise your taste buds, with a superb view of the course.

A photo of the exterior of the Hexham Racecourse Lodge A photo of a bride, bridesmaid and boy sitting on bench overlooking Hexham Racecourse paddock A photo of scones, jam, cream and a pot of tea available at Hexham Racecourse A photo of a box at Hexham Racecourse
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Hexham Racecourse News


Next Meeting - Mon 21st August 2017 - 1st Race 5pm


News Index

Ladies Day - Sunday 25th June - more details
Marie Curie Raceday - Saturday 17th June - more details
Racecourse Office moves to High Yarridge
Meeting - Derby Day - 3rd June 2017 - more details.
Meeting - Northumberland Day - 23rd May 2017 - more details
Full Race Reports for Previous Meetings
News Archive

Contacting the Racecourse - Alternative Telephone Numbers

NB - if you have difficulties getting through to the racecourse office on our 01434 606881 number please contact either Robert Whitelock on 07778 690640 or Lauren Dobson 07807 923590.

Meeting - Sun 25th June - totepool Ladies Day

Posh frocks, decorative hats and smart suits were the order of the day at Yarridge Heights on the 25th June, when we had a great afternoon of racing and high fashion.

Fashion experts Lesley Lister and her team from Tyne Tees Models were on the lookout to select the winners in the 'Fashion Stakes'!

There were fabulous prizes for Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Couple, Best Hat and Best Dressed Little Miss and below you can see the winners.

Hexham Racecourse Ladies Day 2017 Prize Winners

Meeting - Sat 17th June - Marie Curie Day - 1st Race 2.15pm

Epsom Racecourse Our special charity meeting to raise awareness and funding for Marie Curie, who support people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

It was great day of racing on a glorious afternoon at High Yarridge, where we had the added bonus of an extra race due to the number of entries.

Hexham Racecourse 'Derby Day' Meeting - Saturday 3rd June 2017

Epsom Racecourse There was a great afternoon of racing at High Yarridge for our Derby Day meeting, when due to the number of entries in the 'totepool Ladies Day is on Sunday 25th June Handicap Chase' the race was divided in two, meaning the racegoers were able to watch 8 races.

One of the featured races of the day the 'Hexham and Northern Marts Handicap Hurdle', was won by the 15/8 favourite Desert Island Dusk, from Captain Brown at 16/1 and Verona Opera at 11/2 in third.

Meeting - Northumberland Day - 23rd May 2017

Northumberland Day logoA great evening of racing at High Yarridge to celebrate Northumberland Day. The racecourse thank all of you who attended the meeting and our race day sponsors, who took up our offer of paying for a race to be named after them.


Thank you to our sponsors:

'Port of Blyth logo Northumberland County Show logo

Note: Hexham Racecourse New Address

Our office has been relocated from The Riding to the Racecourse. The new address: is

Hexham Racecourse | High Yarridge | Hexham | Northumberland | NE46 2JP.

The office telephone number remains as 01434 606881.

Previous meetings - Full reports on every meeting here

More stories can be found in our News Archive.

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