Next Meeting - Sat 1st June - Nova International Day 1st Race: 1.40pm
Meeting 11th May
A full report of the 'Heart of All England' meeting can be found here.
Great Value Special Packages on the 4th and 15th June.
On the 4th we have places available in the Pavilion Restaurant where tables can be arranged to suit the number in your party.
On the 15th June there are places avaliable in the Henderson Suite. The Henderson has round tables which can seat 10 people but if your party is small these can be shared.
Both packages are priced at only £65 per person, inclusive of VAT, and include club entry, racecard, 4 course meal and table/seats for the duration of the meeting.
Please contact the racecourse office and book early as these are very popular packages.
** Annual Members Badges and Tickets **
NB JUST ANNOUNCED - BADGE HOLDERS ARE ENTITLED TO ATTEND A DURHAM COUNTY CRICKET CLUB MATCH - MORE DETAILS ON THE MEMBERSHIP PAGE.
If you're stuck for an idea for other celebrations such as a birthday, wedding, anniversary or special celebration then gift vouchers for 'A Day at the Races' or an annual membership badge make an ideal and more unusual present.
Please contact the office for more details.
**Grand National Winning Jockey receives warm welcome at Hexham**
After a sensational ride at the 2013 Grand National, on the 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore, winning jockey Ryan Mania came to Hexham to ride in two races for National winning trainer Sue Smith. Stagecoach Jasper in the St John Lee Handicap Hurdle at 3.10 and Twice Lucky in the Primary Websites Handicap Chase at 4.25pm.
Unfortunately, after a fall on Stagecoach Jasper, Ryan had to withdraw from his ride on Twice Lucky.
Read the full race report of the meeting here.
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.
Excellent viewing areas are provided for people with disabilities, with lift access to all parts of the stands.
You’ll enjoy a friendly atmosphere in a superb country setting at ‘A Day at Hexham Races’. The season runs from spring to autumn with several weekend, bank holiday fixtures, and popular evening meetings.
Enjoy a meal or a drink while watching racing, from a light snack in the bar to a full meal in the restaurant or in a private box. There are also many opportunities for companies and groups to entertain guests and sponsor races.
**Pathé News Archive Footage of A Day at the Races in Days Gone By
You can view a fabulous silent movie clip (approx 2 mins) of Hexham Races in 1922 from the history page.
Racecourse Caravan Site
Situated in this idyllic location and right next to the track is the Hexham Racecourse Caravan and Camping Site. Visitors receive half price admission to the course on racedays. Find out more about the site, how to book and its facilities on our caravan site page.
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