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Saturday 23 September

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The Henry Cecil Open Weekend is looking forward to welcoming visitors to British horseracing’s headquarters on Saturday 23rd September 2023.

Access and tours to some of Newmarket’s finest equine establishments are available on Saturday 23rd September, including the British Racing School, the Injured Jockeys Fund’s fitness and rehabilitation centre - Peter O’Sullevan House, Jockey Club Rooms and Newmarket Equine Hospital. Visitors can also meet the resident mares and stallions at The National Stud.


General admission to the National Horseracing Museum (NHRM) costs £5 per day during the Henry Cecil Open Weekend when you show your Open Weekend wristband. This includes entrance to the museum, behind the scenes tours, access to the special exhibitions, meeting the retired racehorses and a ride on the racehorse simulator.


Your Henry Cecil Open Weekend tickets does not grant access to Newmarket Racecourse.

For more information on all these sites and opening times, please visit here.


Racing at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse also takes place on Saturday 23rd September featuring the Cesarewitch Trial. This meeting kicks off the four week long Gold Season at Newmarket Racecourse when Newmarket truly becomes the hub for global flat racing.


Please note your Henry Cecil Open Weekend ticket does not grant access to Newmarket Racecourse.


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