Since first opening its gates in 1875 Sandown Park Racecourse has hosted some of the finest races in the world and attracted some of the biggest stars in the sport. Located in Esher it is a truly stunning course and the picturesque setting provides a perfect backdrop to the thrilling action.
During the jumps season Sandown hosts several Grade One contests including the Tingle Creek Chase and the Tolworth Hurdle.
The Tingle Creek is one of the premier two-mile chases of the season and is key race in the build up to the Cheltenham Festival. It has been won by some of the true greats of National Hunt Racing including Kauto Star, Master Minded, Moscow Flyer and Sprinter Sacre.
The Tolworth Hurdle is another key Cheltenham Festival trial and see’s the best novice hurdlers battle it out around the historic Sandown course.
The jumps season reaches its conclusion at Sandown Park with the fantastic Bet365 Jump Finale Day. This spectacular day of action features some superb racing including the Bet365 Gold Cup and the Celebration Chase.
The meeting also features the popular Parade of Champions which gives spectators the chance to see the seasons biggest champions.
This is a perfect event to entertain important clients and guests with packages inside the Legends Restaurant available for those looking for a more informal experience. Alternatively you can enjoy a full VIP hospitality experience with the outstanding Sadler’s Wells and Arkle packages inside the Equus Restaurant, which overlooks the winning line.
See exhilarating flat racing with Sandown hospitality packages in 2017/18
The course also plays host to the lightning fast action that only flat racing can provide. The highlight race is undoubtedly the Coral Eclipse Stakes a Group One of the highest quality.
The race first took place in 1886 and has featured legends of flat racing including Dancing Brave, Mill Reef and Sea the Stars. While Lester Piggott holds the record for number of wins by a single jockey with seven, a staggering number given the quality of the field that regularly competes in the race.
In 2015 Golden Horn sealed his place in the history of the sport as he won the mile-and-a-quarter contest making him the first horse to ever win the Dante Stakes, The Epsom Derby and Eclipse Stakes in the same season.
Sandown Park is steeped in horse racing history with many of the battles that have taken place between great horses and jockeys still talked about to this day.
Don’t miss out on your chance to see the stunning action on offer in 2017/18 with official Sandown hospitality packages for Bet365 Finale Day and Coral Eclipse Day.