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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.

A photo of racehorses racing past the stands on another circuit at Hexham Racecourse Pavilion Restaurant - Grande Buffet with a superb view of the course. See Hospitality. The Henderson Suite offers great private dining and refreshment facilities A photo of a wedding party at Hexham Racecourse

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.

Henderson Room

Overlooking the parade ring, the Henderson Room offers great dining with a panoramic view of the course and the winner's enclosure.

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.

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.

The Racegoers Club Award - Hexham Racecourse voted Best Small Racecourse in Scotland and the North 2015 Racehorses running up the hill to the finishing post A photo of a table in the Henderson Room A photo of a horses in the paddock at Hexham Racecourse
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News Index

Last meeting 25th April 2017 - more details.
Special Derby Day Package now available for 3rd June 2017 - details here.
Exciting opportunity to sponsor a race on Northumberland Day - details here.
Meeting, sponsored by 188BET, Tues 28th March 2017 - details here
The Injured Jockeys Fund Receive cheque for £2,500 - details here
Full Race Reports for Previous Meetings
News Archive

Meeting - Tuesday 25th April 2017 - 1st Race 1.50pm

Sponsored By: Permit Trainers Association & Racehorse Owners Association (ROA)

Racecourse Owners Association logo

At our April meeting the feature race was the ROA/Racing Post Owners Jackpot Handicap Chase.

The race was won by Apache Pilot at 13/2 with Frank The Slink second at 20/1 followed by the 8/1 shot Under the Red Sky in third. A full report on the day's racing will be available in due course.

Permit Trainers Association logo

A reminder that sponsorship is open to individuals as well as businesses and it's not as expensive as you may think. It also offers exciting benefits and can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion.


Special Derby Day Package - Saturday 3rd June 2017

Epsom Racecourse Join us on Derby Day and take advantage of a special package deal in the Henderson Suite.

The Henderson Suite offers fantastic panoramic views of the racecourse, parade ring and winners enclosure and there is a cash bar.

Book a full table of 10 or a place on a shared table, from where you’ll be able to enjoy the thrills of 7 exciting races at Hexham, and watch all the races live at Epsom, on TV screens.

Full details, including menu and how to book, can be found our Derby Day Package page.

Exciting Opportunity for ALL racegoers and companies on Northumberland Day

Northumberland Day logo

As part of the Northumberland Day celebrations on our 23rd May race meeting, we are selling races to companies/individuals who would like to be involved. It could be a lot less expensive than you think!

Race sponsorship at Hexham is an exciting and cost effective way to promote your company. It is also a great way to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries or just for a great fun day out.

Discover all the benefits on our sponsorship page or call 01434 606881 for more details. Please note that we have a limited number of races available so you are advised to contact the office as soon as possible.


Already taken up the opportunity for their special Northumberland 'Day at the Races'! Will you be next?

'Port of Blyth logo

We are pleased to announce that PORT of BLYTH have taken up this exciting opportunity and will have a race named after them.

Northumberland County Show logo

Northumberland County Show have also seen the potential of race sponsorship and an excellent opportunity to promote their event.

Injured Jockeys Fund Boost

At our meeting on 16th March a presentation of a cheque for £2,500 was made to the Injured Jockeys Fund. It was part of the agreement with Challenge Northumberland when holding their Mad March Mare event at the Racecourse earlier this year

Injured Jockeys Fund cheque presentation at Hexham Racecourse on 16th March 2017. In photo (L - R) Jimmy Walton (Chairman, Hexham Racecourse), Neville Duncan (Director, Challenge Northumberland), Karen Sharpe (Injured Jockeys Fund) and Lauren Dobson (Marketing Manager, Hexham Racecourse)

On hand to help make the presentation to Karen Sharp from the Injured Jockeys Fund (3rd from left) were: (from left to right) Jimmy Walton (Chairman, Hexham Racecourse), Neville Duncan (Director, Challenge Northumberland) and (right) Lauren Dobson (Marketing Manager, Hexham Racecourse.

Meeting - Tuesday 28th March 2017 - Sponsored by 188BET

188BET logo. Click image to visit their websiteA second consecutive meeting sponsored by 188BET, which got underway at 2pm, with the feature race being the 188BET Handicap Hurdle (value £10k) at 3.30pm. The race was won by Modulus at 6/1 followed by the 11/4 favourite Barrys Jack with Dubai Devils at 9/1 in third.

A full report on the day's racing with photos of the winners can be found on our Meeting Reports page.

Previous meetings - Full reports on every meeting here

More stories can be found in our News Archive.

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