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.

It was the original home of the Jockey Club.

2 totally separate, dynamic and contrasting racecourses.


In the heart of Newmarket, the horseracing capital of the world. The extraordinary story of the people and horses involved in racing from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other heros.

Hands on gallery includes horse simulator. Equine tours: led by experts steeped in racing, horses training on the gallops, the horses' swimming pool, a training yard and mares and foals at a top stud.


The town has a unique environment consisting of the world's most extensive training grounds (situated on the world's largest expanse of tended grassland), over 2500 racehorses, some 70 licensed trainers and more than 60 stud farms where the racehorses of the future are bred. It was the original home of the Jockey Club, remains the headquarters of many national and international racing organisations and boasts two totally separate, dynamic and contrasting racecourses where some of the world's best flat racing takes place each year.