Go behind the scenes at Newmarket, world famous horseracing centre and meet up and coming thoroughbred racehorse trainer Ilka Gansera-L'v'que, with this - Behind the Scenes Private VIP Experience. At the Saint Wendred's racing yard (named for a saint of natural healing) you'll meet one of the most aspiring and inspiring women in horse racing, Ilka Gansera-L'v'que ' a thoroughbred horse trainer and fully-qualified vet. After you've filled up on breakfast and learned about the day ahead you'll head out into the fresh air of Newmarket's famous gallops and 2,500 acres of racing flats to see Ilka's horses train in a natural and open environment.
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On arrival at the Saint Wendred's racing yard and stables on Hamilton Road you'll meet Ilka Gansera-Leveque as she goes about her morning routine before being treated to a hearty breakfast to ready you for the day ahead. You'll meet some thoroughbred horses, watch them train and learn about Ilka's processes of turning racehorses into winners. In the afternoon you can spend your time either at Newmarket's National Stud, where winners are bred, or the town's Racing Museum, where winners are enshrined (entry not included with your voucher). Ilka's trained a few winners herself, and on the day you may well meet a future equine star.