Newcastle Race Track – History and Racing Tips Article

The Newcastle Race Track is home to the Newcastle Jockey Club who is in charge of all the operations and meetings held at Newcastle Racecourse. It is over a hundred years old and is considered a pioneer when it comes to the Australian sport of horse racing.

The Newcastle Race Track is also known as the Broadmeadow Racecourse, taking its name after its current location at Jackson Street, Broadmeadow. It’s considered the largest provincial racecourse in the state of New South Wales, just around 2 hours outside of Sydney.

The Newcastle Race Track boasts a flat track with a total circumference measurement of 2,000 meters and a straight measurement of 415 meters. Unlike other racetracks, the Broadmeadow racecourse runs clockwise. It has three chutes and a turf surface. The track also gives due advantage to insider runners from the 1,200 start.

Races take place in the Newcastle Race Track for a total of 26 Saturdays annually, also with Autumn Carnival, Spring Carnival and Sunday Westpac Rescue Helicopter Raceday towards the end of the year in November. However, the most popular and considered the biggest day of the Newcastle Race Track is the infamous Boxing Day Races, attracting an average of 16,000 people! The Boxing Day Races combines a full race program and a full range of live entertainment; enough to give the people that party feel.

A recent renovation was done recently to the racecourse, adding eight function rooms for the purpose of holding a variety of special events. The renovations also gave the racecourse two levels of Members Bars, a Public Bar, a line of restaurants and the crowd favorite Lawn Marquees.

Aside from the aforementioned races, other group races held at the Newcastle Race Track are the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap, Cameron Handicap, Newcastle Spring Stakes and the Newcastle Gold Cup. The Newcastle Gold Cup is considered one of Australian horseracing’s biggest race events in the provincial area, outside of the metropolitan spotlight. It is a Group 3 open handicap that tests horse’s abilities for a 2,300-meter distance. The said race is held every September of the year. The Newcastle Newmarket Handicap on the other hand is held every March of each year. During autumn, the Cameron Handicap is featured, following the Epsom Handicap, which is held in March.

These races always readily attract punters, most especially those who are fond of race betting. To increase your winnings, you should check out different tips online to give you a solid knowledge about racecourse results, gear changes, scratching information and a whole lot more.

So what are the most current Racing Tips for Newcastle Race Track;

Best Racing Tip No 1

Newcastle Race Track gives advantages to insider runners from the 1,200 start.

Best Racing Tip No 2

Our most common Horse Racing Tip for Newcastle Race Track is Horse No 3, followed by Horse No 2 and Horse No 1

Best Racing Tip No 3

The most common Jockies are C REITH, followed by H BOWMAN and then A STOKES

*Racing Tip information has been sourced from our's internal database and does not include the entire history of the track, the Newcastle Racing Tip information only includes data from races for the month of August and September.

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