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How Europe builds 'em for the Breeders'

Updated: August 18, 2011, 5:38 PM ET
By Barry Abrams | Special to ESPN.com

The first thing you notice is the open space: miles of lush, green, rolling meadows and tree-lined dirt paths that appear to have leapt from a Thomas Kinkade painting. On the narrow, winding streets are a collection of low brick and stone buildings, from behind which you almost expect to see Robin Hood jump out with his band of merry men.

You can think of Newmarket, England, as sort of a small college town, where much of the industry is centered around one business: thoroughbred ...

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