Racing participants COVID-19 info click here

Newcastle Harness Racing Club is thrilled to welcome patrons back on race nights, albeit in a limited capacity initially. From Wednesday 1 July, the Ross Gigg Lounge will be opening to 56 patrons (owners & members only - click here to become a member).

Pacers Restaurant will re-open on Fri 9 October and Friday 16 October and will be limited to 140 patrons.

Strict procedures will be in place. Please take note of the conditions of entry below.




 *Patrons must park and enter through the Turton Rd turnstyles and proceed to the northern entrance of the Ross Gigg Lounge on the ground floor of the grandstand.

*BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL whether dining or just visiting the bar

*Entry is only open to horse owners engaged at meeting and club members at the present time. Call 4956 1750 for bookings

 *Temperature checks will be taken and details noted. All patrons must sign in and records will be kept for 28 days

*Table bookings are limited to a maximum of 10 people

*Patrons must remain seated and social distancing must be practiced

*Please use the hand sanitiser provided in the venue

*All patrons must stay indoors, no visits to the stables, canteen or socialising with participants is permitted

* We encourage contactless payments where possible

*A special offer of $5 entry fee applies. Any Free Entry passes presented at the gate will be honoured.

*If you book to attend, please make sure you attend so we can continue to open whilst capacity is limited.

* TAB operators and EBTs available 


Bar is open and a limited menu will be offered from Tracks Snacks and Pacers Restaurant.



We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your understanding of the restrictions we are required to operate under