The flat racing season starts next week and final preparations are underway on the gallops in Newmarket.
The industry generates more than £200 million every year for the local economy.
But why is Newmarket the centre of racing and how is 2014 shaping up?
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer
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