Newmarket is the headquarters of the British Racing Board and has a history dating as far back as 1174 making it the earliest known racing venue of post classical times. It is also the European base of the largest racing and breeding conglomerate in the world – Darley.
Your accommodation is centrally located and is in walking distance to some of the leading English trainer’s stables which house many of the contenders for Royal Ascot including the Australian contingency.
During your stay in Newmarket you will mix with racing’s elite in this quaint English town as everything gears towards Royal Ascot. Visit stables, watch horses train on the heath and take in the National Thoroughbred Museum. You will visit two of the world’s leading stud farms including Dalham Hall owned by Sheik Mohammed Maktoum of Dubai, and Banstead Manor Stud owned by Prince Khalid bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
Dalham Hall -Darley
Darley is HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s global thoroughbred breeding operation, which currently stands stallions in six countries around the world. Its headquarters are at Dalham Hall Stud, located within the historic home of racing, Newmarket.
Currently heading the line-up of eight thoroughbred stallions is Dubawi, one of the world’s most successful stallions and a son of one of the most famous stallions to stand at Dalham Hall – Dubai Millennium.
Owned by Prince Khalid bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Juddmonte Farms consists of a variety of individual farms: three in England, two in Ireland, and three in Kentucky and is renowned as one of the leading breeders in the world.
Banstead Manor is the headquarters of Juddmonte European breeding operation and has an impressive list of stallions headlined by the unbeaten Frankel as well as Dansili, Oasis Dream, Bated Breath and Kingman.