Tuesday Video: Newmarket Road Crossing

The horses rule the streets in this town.

Long before Wellington and Ocala and the other various “horse towns” of the United States became the haven of the equestrian, Newmarket in England not only claimed the title but created it. More so than Lexington or Louisville, Newmarket is the global center of horse racing, considered the birthplace of the sport. England’s National Stud among many others calls Newmarket home, and two racecourses attract the world’s best.

Which is why scenes like this one in Newmarket are so common:

This hack, presumably from the barn to the training center, appears to be all in a day’s work for this string of racehorses who cross the road like seasoned professionals.

Go riding!

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