Due to the continuing Coronavirus threat, harness racing events will be closed to the general public until further notice.

Please visit https://www.hrnsw.com.au to view a statement issued by Harness Racing NSW on Monday 16 March 2020 regarding the continuation of harness racing in NSW in light of the current Coronavirus threat.

In essence, harness race meetings including those at Newcastle Paceway will continue however, strict criteria will apply in relation to those permitted to attend.

Only those deemed an ‘essential person’ as outlined in the statement will be granted access to Race Meetings at Newcastle Paceway until further notice meaning that race meetings will be effectively conducted as closed meetings to the general public.

Newcastle Harness Racing Club will adopt all the measures outlined by HRNSW and ask for the understanding and co-operation of our patrons at this challenging time.