A Punters Guide to NEWMARKET RaceTrack - Left Hand,Right Hand,Galloping,Easy.NEWMARKET Racecourse Facts.
A description of Newmarket Racetrack - Gradients,Direction,Trivia, - Newmarket Racecourse.Newmarket Racecourse is located in Suffolk,the east of England.
Often referred to as the headquarters of English racing.
No draw bias here - the course is very wide and the rails are moved meeting to meeting to assure good ground for runners.
Steady climb to finishing line requires stamina for horses to win at Newmarket Racecourse.
Newmarket is an ideal galloping track and fair to front runners and horses finishing late - there should be no hard luck stories at Newmarket.
No National Hunt racing at Newmarket,just top class flat racing on grass.
Newmarket host 2 of the 5 English Classic Races - the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas at the beginning of flat season in May.
Wide open spaces make Newmarket perhaps the fairest race track in the world.
Fast draining ground here very rarely leads to soft or heavy going,and runners will usually find good ground to race on.
More trainers congregate around the Newmarket area than any other training centre in England.
Newmarket is a racing town,and racegoers can enjoy the National Horse Racing Museum,Tattersalls,and The National Stud,which are all located here (The Jockey Club is also based in Newmarket).
There are 32 Group 1 races in U.K. -and Newmarket host 9 of them.
Racing is "The Sport of Kings" and James I,and Charles II attended racing here in early days.
Nell Gwyn (Charles II mistress) lived in Newmarket,which may explain his interest in attending the Newmarket fixtures.
There has been organized race meetings at Newmarket Racecourse since 1665.
The Rowley Mile course at Newmarket has the longest straight in England - 1 mile 2 furlongs (the July course has a 1 mile straight).
Two courses at Newmarket Racecourse,they first race on Rowley Mile course and then switch to July course for summer racing,then back to the Rowley Mile track in the Autumn.
Newmarket Racecourse is vast,and although located in Suffolk,more than half of the racecourse is actually in the neighboring county of Cambridgeshire.
Newmarket Racecourse was the first track in the U.K. to offer Tote betting to their racegoers.
Most race tracks were forced to close during the first and second World Wars - but Newmarket was the only track allowed to race throughout those 2 conflicts.
Newmarket Racecourse host 6 night meetings each year - and often have a concert after racing with top class entertainers performing.
Newmarket host many conferences,meetings,weddings etc.and with nearly 30 different venues on site,you are sure to find one to suit - ask events manager for details.
On race days,corporate marquees can be booked,and smaller groups can book restaurant seats in advance.
Disabled racegoers are well looked after at Newmarket - your carer gets in for free,wheelchair hire can be arranged,and other facilities are available to make a day out at Newmarket enjoyable for disabled racing fans.
Rail travelers can alight at both Newmarket and Cambridge,and a shuttle bus service will get you to the racecourse quickly.
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