Gainsborough Stables is located in Newmarket along Hamilton Road. This premium horse farm has become well-known as the center of trainer Ed Dunlop's operations. A large number of excellent race horses have a and are being trained at this outstanding facility.
Originally the property was owned by the Jockey Club, but was bought by the Maktoums in the 1980s. Stables were built and named Oak Stables in 1989. Trainer Alex Scott worked here with horses such as Cadeaux Genereaux, Possessive Dancer and Sheikh Albadou. In 1994 Ed Dunlop became the head trainer and the establishment's name was changed to Gainsborough Stables. Ed Dunlop has horses such as Lailani, Ouija Board, Fraulein, Iktamal and Ta Rib to his credit.
Currently, Gainsborough Stables stunning American-style barns with great ventilation and heat lamps in 121 boxes. Shavings are typically used as bedding whilst others may have paper bedding. Only the best food is fed to the thoroughbreds and is even shipped from all around the world. Exercise on the heath is carefully overseen. The indoor ride is used during winter and for the breaking in of yearlings. Starting stalls in the indoor ride allow the trainers to get yearlings and inexperienced horses used to them. An excellent veterinary box is kept on site. The Veterinary surgery is located just 1 mile away and has all the necessary high-tech facilities to ensure any problems will be dealt with. Two Claydon horsewalkers are used to warm horses up before exercise or when horses have been injured. A swimming pool is particularly effective for excercising injured horses, relieving any pressure on the joints. Another feature at Gainsborough Stables are two solariums for drying, travel acclimatisation and for fillies. The new ECB equine spa is a fantastic tool to help with healing. Additionally the 3 Equissage equine massagers relax horses and develop muscle. Gainsborough Stables is certainly one of the best equipped horse farms and training centers around.
Gainsborough Stables also offers a variety of ownership options such as sole, partnership, company ownership and leasing. This give racing enthusiasts an opportunity to truly experience the adventure and thrill of horse racing to the full. A top training facility, Gainsborough Stables is certainly the choice of many horse owners.