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NEWCASTLE MILE: Kirsty Lee Akers to headline Newcastle’s biggest racing party!

Free entry for an evening of unbridled fun & world class harness racing is what’s being promised at this year’s Newcastle Mile to be held at the Newcastle Harness Racing Club on Friday, 8 February.

For the family

The Newcastle Mile party is a great chance to get the family up close to all the excitement of harness racing, but organisers have made sure the party will continue off track for your little ones.

There’ll be face painting, jumping castle and other great kids amusements as well as festival favourites from food trucks and family-friendly entertainment on stage.

Organisers are also encouraging everyone to dig deep for and “Buy a Smile” to support the John Hunter Children’s Hospital Kids Club too.

Live Entertainment

Golden Guitar winner, Kirsty Lee Akers will headline the entertainment program which also includes appearances from former Miss Universe Australia Tegan Martin, Big Dog, the Power of Two Duo, Roving entertainers and a performance from Newcastle’s very own Marching Koalas.

On the track

The 2019 AVE Technologies Newcastle Mile is the only Group 1 race of any code in the Hunter Region & automatic Miracle Mile qualifier. This is a big deal in racing, don’t miss it!

Food trucks at Newcastle Mile

Food Trucks

There will be plenty on offer for foodies at The Newcastle Mile with local food trucks rolling in to feed the hungry crowds.

PROTIP: Why not treat yourself and round up a group of your friends & book a table in Pacers Restaurant. The upgrade gets you The best seats in the house with excellent service, bar & betting facilities right there. See the ticket upgrade options below.


Entry into the Newcastle Mile is 100% free!


Friday, 8 February

Newcastle Harness Racing Club
294 Turton Rd, New Lambton NSW 2304

Free with ticket upgrades available

Ticket Upgrades

GOLD: Reserved table, 3-course alternate service meal, beer, wine & soft drinks for the duration of the race meeting + racebook.

PRICE: $100.00

RED: Reserved table, 2 course (choice of main / dessert) + race book.

PRICE: $50.00

BLUE: Reserved indoor grandstand seat, cheese plate + race book.

PRICE: $20.00

Written by Newcastle Live

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