The Newmarket Racecourse has many nicknames. It has been referred as the Ancaster Mile, Rowley Mile, Abingdon Mile, Beacon Course, Round Course, Audley End Course, Banbury Mile, Ditch Mile, Ancaster Mile and Yearling Course.
The Newmarket Racecourse is a British Thoroughbred horse racing venue, located in the town of Newmarket, Suffolk, in England. It is owned by the Jockey Club Racecourses (largest commercial organization in British horse racing) and is screened on Racing UK (a British television channel). It is the hub of the biggest cluster of training yards in the entirety of England. The Newmarket Racecourse is an important racing venue. The Newmarket Racecourse has mainly two race courses: the Rowley Mile Course and the July Course. The third racecourse is called the Round Course, used for Newmarket Town Plate (British horse race), which is held only once a year.
The Rowley Mile is used for races in the spring and autumn. It has a grass strip used by light aircraft and Royal Air Force (RAF).
The racecourse annually conducts these races- 2,000 Guineas Stakes in May (since 1809) , Jockey Club Stakes in May (since 1894) , Duchess of Cambridge Stakes in July (since 1947), Nell Gwyn Stakes in April (since 1961).