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   A bird’s eye view of the National Horse Racing Museum
Next door is the exhibit that really proves the museum’s intentions to engage and excite visitors. The racehorse simulator allows you to experience riding a winner - or not, if the motion throws you off. Apparently you can race at Newmarket and other top courses.
Now we move to a part of the site briefly glimpsed through the King’s Yard, and past the Mark Coreth Frankel sculpture. The beautifully kept Rothschild Yard is where you can find the stars of the show - the racehorses.
Four thoroughbreds, who won over £1million during the course of their careers, were in residence, the kind of attraction that will thrill racing fans but also interest casual observers too. There are twice daily behind the scenes tours where you can learn how racehorses are retrained.
Walk past a hard at work farrier and you come to an open space with the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at its heart, plus a horse walker and outdoor seating.
Factor in time for refreshments at the Tack Room restaurant, or food-to-go at the Bakery, plus a look around a nicely laid-out gift shop, and you can easily spend a couple of hours at this full of interest museum for young and old alike. www.horseracingmuseum.org
On board - but for how long? The race- horse simulator
Left: Spectators watching the retraining of racehorses in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena
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