Virgin Experience Days Thoroughbred Racehorse Training Behind The Scenes Private VIP Experience Day

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  • An exciting behind the scenes tour of the beautiful Saint Wendred racing yard in Newmarket
  • Meet racehorse trainer and qualified vet Ilka Gansera-Lévêque and chat to her as she goes about her routine on the yard
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast and briefing on the day ahead
  • Discover how thoroughbreds are trained from two year olds to become race winners
  • See Newmarket's famous racecourses, where nine Group One races are hosted each year
  • Enjoy the fresh air of 2,500 acres of racing flats and see Ilka's horses train on Newmarket's famous gallops
  • You may even meet future racing royalty!
  • In the afternoon, you can either visit Newmarket's National Stud, or the Racing Museum (entry not included)
  • Learn all about the breeding of winning horses at Newmarket's National Stud
  • Or learn all about stars of the racing world at the Racing Museum
  • Please allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience
  • Availability: Available at 08:00/09:00 am on certain Sundays throughout the year
  • All bookings are subject to availability
  • It is recommended that you book 4 weeks in advance to ensure your desired date is available
  • Participant guidelines: All participants must be aged 18+
  • Each voucher is for one person only
  • The maximum number of vouchers that may be purchased per group is 4
  • Please note that the experience content, equipment used, and restrictions may vary
  • How it works: After you have selected and paid for your experience, Virgin Experience Days will contact you with your voucher and booking information. Please check that the information is correct, then book your chosen experience date.
Head to Newmarket, the home of electrifying British horse racing, for a behind the scenes VIP tour of Saint Wendred's racing yard. Meet one of the most inspiring women in horse racing, trainer Ilka Gansera-Lévêque, as she goes about her daily routine on the yard, and find out all about what it takes to train winning racehorses. You'll get to visit the world famous Newmarket racecourses to see Ilka's horses train on the gallops, and enjoy a tasty breakfast to set you up for the day ahead. An unforgettable VIP experience for racing fans.

Experience Type Sport