National horseracing museum collection

A National Passion

A National Passion

Horseracing is well known as The Sport Of Kings, this gallery tells the story of horseracing and its royal connection from James I to our present Queen. It traces the progressive domestic organisation of the sport from the mid-eighteenth century to the international phenomena it is today. Explore the Mileposts of racing throughout our extensive range of objects, learn more about racing's influencial characters  and see how society has influenced the sport, and the sport shaped society.

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