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    Horse racing at Newmarket

    Newmarket is known as the headquarters of British flat horse racing and is home to the largest cluster of training yards in the country. It hosts two of the country’s five Classic races, the 2000 Guineas and 1000 Guineas, which are the first of the season in that ordeer. The latter was won by Oh So Sharp in 1985, who went on to capture the fillies’ Triple Crown by landing the Oaks and St Leger. The mighty Frankel put in an astonishing display to land the 2000 Guineas in 2011, one of 14 successes in an unbeaten career which established him as one of the greatest racehorses of all time. Numerous other Group races are run at the track and it hosts a total of nine Group 1 races. Their are two courses at Newmarket, the Rowley Mile and the July Course, and racing has taken place at this venue for over 350 years.

    Nifty Newmarket tips on offer at Hurdle Bet

    The first big meeting to come under the Hurdle Bet spotlight is in April and features the Craven Stakes, a traditional Classic trial. The 1000 and 2000 Guineas take centre stage at the prestigious May meeting, whilst the July meeting features two Group 1 contests, the Falmouth Stakes and July Cup. We have nifty Newmarket tips on all these big races and more. The July Cup is one of the big sprints in the
    flat calendar and has an illustrious roll of honour, which includes the likes of Moorestyle (1980) and Oasis Dream (2003). There are three Group 1 races in September, plus the historic Cambridgeshire Handicap. The season rounds off at Newmarket with a fabulous meeting in October which sees the top juveniles do battle in the Dewhurst Stakes and Middle Park Stakes which are both Group 1 contests and throw-up leading contender’s for the following year’s Classics. Get notable Newmarket tips from our experts right here on Hurdle Bet.