Newmarket is the historic Home of Horseracing and the greatest horseracing centre in the world. It offers a treasure trove of sights and sounds for the racing enthusiast. Quite simply anyone with even just a passing interest in the â€œSport of Kingsâ€ should visit Newmarket at least once in their lifetime.
Here horseracing is lived and breathed on every street corner. There are more racehorses, trainers, stable staff, stud farms and racing organisations based in and around the town of Newmarket than anywhere else on earth.
Two racecourses, the NatWest Rowley Mile and July Course
Over 2500 racehorses in training
77 licensed trainers
65 stud farms including the National Stud and the powerhouse of Sheikh Mohammedâ€™s breeding empire, Dalham Hall Stud
2800 acres of fully maintained training grounds
50 miles of turf gallops
17 miles of artificial gallops
Original home of the Jockey Club
Palace House, the 17th century royal palace that was the Newmarket home of Charles II, who did so much to develop the sport of horseracing
National Horseracing Museum
British Racing School
Tattersalls Sales, the biggest horse sales company in Europe