About the event
An afternoon at the races is a time to dress sharp, drink with friends and try your luck on that 20/1 outsider racing at 5pm.
You’ve heard of Ascot, you’ve heard of Ladies Day, now Newcastle Racecourse & Jaluminati Presents, Blinkers: Newcastle’s first ever Student Race Night.
Students from all over the North East are welcome to join us in a festival of Horse Racing, Live DJs, fairground rides and much more!
Dating back to 1882, Newcastle Racecourse has played host to some of the biggest afternoons of racing in the UK with a capacity spanning thousands, but never a multi-fun afternoon dedicated to students, designed by students with student ticket prices.
On the night expect...
- 6 British horse racing regulated races
- All weather championships racing
- Our own fairground rides
- Live DJs throughout
- Best dressed male sponsored by Intu
- Best dressed female sponsored by Intu
- Food stalls
- Specified drinks bars
- Private bookie stalls
- Beer Pong championships
- Northumbria v Newcastle mascot races
- Paparazzi style photographers
- More TBA!
Tickets include bus travel to the racecourse from your universities.
Our gates open at 3.30pm with the first race starting at 5pm right through until 11pm. After party TBA!
Dress to impress.
Please drink responsibly.
Please gamble responsibly.