This brand new tour offers you privileged access behind the scenes at Shadwell’s Nunnery Stud for the very first time.
Visitors on these tours will visit the famous Newmarket Gallops to watch some of the 3,000 horses in training in the town being put through their paces. After this, visitors will journey to Roger Varian’s Carlburg Stables for a unique tour of his working racing yard. A Classic-winning trainer, Roger has saddled 14 Group 1 winners in his career to date, including St Leger hero Kingston Hill and Postponed, who was crowned European Champion Older Horse by Timeform in 2016.
The tour will continue to Palace House where guests can experience all of the activities and excitement of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art. From there, visitors will travel to boutique restaurant, The Kings Head in Dullingham to enjoy a sumptuous three-course lunch in one of Suffolk’s leading destination restaurants.
Afterwards, the tour will continue to The Shadwell Estate, owned by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and renowned as one of the most successful Thoroughbred horse farms in the world.
Racing fans will be in for an exciting glimpse into the prestigious Nunnery Stud, which, since its construction in 1987, has been home to some of the world’s greatest racehorses and most influential stallions including NASHWAN, GREEN DESERT and 2015 European Champion Sprinter MUHAARAR. Alongside MUHAARAR, there are a number of champion racehorses in residence, including MUKHADRAM and NAYEF. The visit will include a tour of the facilities, stallion parade, and will see some mares and foals along the way.
The new, full day, one-off tour is a real must for equestrian and racing lovers alike. Spaces are limited so visitors are urged to book early to avoid disappointment.
Use your Rewards4Racing points for the best possible price. To book tickets click here or call 0344 7489200.