Lambourn Principal Gallops
First-class facilities in the Valley of the Racehorse
Back of the Hill
8.5 furlongs, turf & artificial
Principal National Hunt gallop with both a turf and artificial option. Extended mile gallop with left hand bend and uphill finish
5 furlongs, artificial
Much used canter on Activ-Track surface with steep first two furlongs. Ideal for ‘interval training’.
8 furlongs, artificial
Mile long Polytrack gallop with one left hand turn and steady, rolling incline. Has a chute at 3 furlongs for shorter work.
9 furlongs, artificial
Principal gallop for fast work, in particular for Flat horses, Polytrack surface with a straight final four furlongs and gradual, gentle incline
Mandown Schooling Grounds
25 acres, turf and artificial
Historic schooling grounds with row of 5 intermediate sized fences and 6 hurdles, plus all-weather schooling strip with Easy-fix fences and hurdles
5 furlongs, Ecotrack
Popular canter running parallel to the Long, with gentle, steady incline. Used for first canters and conditioning.