What all began in the mid 1700s with just a handful of friends and a shared love of horseracing, quickly developed into the shaping of a sport. Over almost 265 years later the Jockey Club Rooms remains at the centre of British horseracing and is renowned throughout the worldwide thoroughbred industry. This is where it all began for the Sport of Kings and while its roots lie in the 18th century, its facilities most certainly reach into the 21st. Keep reading for latest news and updates from The Club.
22nd September 2016
We are 350 and the associated logos and celebrations you may see (and be a part of) in 2016 is centred upon Newmarket and it’s place in history as the spiritual home of British horseracing. In March 1666 King Charles II returned to Newmarket for the first time since he was a boy. With him he brought a passion for …READ MORE
21st September 2016
We won! The East of England Wedding Industry Award winners were announced at the Granary Estates in Woodditton on Monday 16 November 2015. This brilliant achievement is recognised by wedding industry professionals and couples alike and we are truly delighted to have won. The awards are voted for by couples who have married here within the last year and therefore …READ MORE
20th September 2016
About the Book Newmarket has a unique historic position as the acknowledged home of horseracing, yet until now no book has provided a definitive history of Newmarket Heath, the key figures who contributed to its transformation from an untamed wilderness to the world’s finest racing ground, and the origins and development of the Jockey Club. This comprehensive and authoritative book …READ MORE