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Saturday 23 April

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RACING'S CROWNING GLORY!

 

The thundering of hooves, the roar of the crowd, the electric atmosphere, a beautiful spring day - it can only be the bet365 Jump Finale

 

Come and celebrate the official end of the Jump season with us. bet365 Jump Finale Day features awards to the season’s Champions, a parade of equine stars, seven high class races and a fantastic after-party! Read more about the highlights off the track along with timings further down the page.

 

Highlights include the Grade 1 bet365 Celebration Chase over Sandown Park's thrilling 2 mile chase course, and the historic bet365 Gold Cup, first run in 1957.

 

If you're looking for a day of celebration, thrilling Jumps and electric atmosphere, then the ultimate bet365 Jump Finale is for you.

 

It's not just a day for Champions, but a day for everyone with a love of the sport.

 

 

*PLEASE NOTE* There are engineering works taking place on the rail system affecting trains in and out of Esher. This means there are no train services expected into Esher on Saturday 23rd April. The rail replacement bus service will have a drop-off point located opposite Sandown Park Racecourse. Please check your journey and allow additional time for travelling

GATES OPEN

11:00am

FIRST RACE

1:50pm

LAST RACE

5:15pm

LIVE MUSIC

5:30pm

In Esher Hall after racing

START TIMES RACE DISTANCE
1:50pm

THE bet365 NOVICES’ CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL HANDICAP HURDLE RACE

2m
2:25pm THE bet365 OAKSEY STEEPLE CHASE (GRADE 2)    2 miles 6 furlongs
3:00pm

THE bet365 CELEBRATION STEEPLE CHASE (GRADE 1)

2 miles

3:32pm

THE bet365 GOLD CUP HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (GRADE 3)

3 miles 5 furlongs
4:07pm THE bet365 SELECT HURDLE (GRADE 2)                  2 miles 5 furlongs
4:40pm

THE bet365 JOSH GIFFORD NOVICES’ HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE

2 miles 4 furlongs
5:15pm THE bet365 HANDICAP HURDLE RACE 2 miles 4 furlongs

PARKING

  • Complimentary parking is available in the Centre of the Course, accessible via More Lane
  • Parking in the Portsmouth Road Car Park is available for £5.00. Our Car Parks are expected to be busy on this day - our stewards will be on hand to direct you to the best available spaces

 

OTHER TRAVEL

  • We are aware that there are engineering works taking place on the rail system affecting trains into and out of Esher. This means there are no train services expected into Esher on Saturday 23rd April. The rail replacement bus service will have a drop-off point located opposite Sandown Park Racecourse. Please check your journey and allow additional time for travelling

 

ADMISSION & ARRIVAL INFORMATION

  • Gates will open at 11:00am
  • First Race is at 1:50pm
  • The Feature race is THE bet365 CELEBRATION STEEPLE CHASE (GRADE 1) at 3:00pm
  • Last Race is 5:15pm
  • You can access the Racecourse via our Main Entrance (Portsmouth Road) or via our Grandstand Crossing in the centre of the course. Premier ticket holders and Members can also use the Members Crossing in the centre of the course
  • Please ensure you have your tickets ready to be scanned on arrival
  • We are continuing to recommend all guests take a Lateral Flow Test before attending our fixtures, but this is not mandatory. You will not be required to show proof of this on entry. We are also continuing to recommend wearing face masks in crowded indoor spaces and checking in via the NHS COVID-19 app on arrival. QR codes remain located around the racecourse to enable you to check in should you wish to
  • We will be operating both Grandstand and Premier Enclosures for this fixture. Grandstand ticket holders can pay to upgrade to the Premier Enclosure on the day (card/contactless payment only)

 

FOOD & DRINK

  • Food and Drink outlets will be open throughout the Surrey Hall
  • We will be operating cashless sales throughout our food and drink outlets, including concessions. For betting facilities cash payment will still be accepted, but contactless payments are recommended
  • Picnics are permitted on course as per pre-COVID rules - They can only be consumed in the picnic enclosure by the Racecourse. Please refer to our picnic guidelines for more information

 

ENTERTAINMENT

  • The season’s champion’s awards will be held in the Parade Ring before and throughout racing
  • There will be roaming musical entertainment across the racecourse throughout the day
  • The Bible Code Sundays will be playing in Esher Hall after the last race for approximately 90 minutes

 

HYGIENE INFORMATION

  • Face masks and maintaining a safe distance from others are encouraged in all indoor areas

 

RACECARDS

  • Racecards will be available at this meeting. They can be purchased at any of the Entrances and Tote outlets

 

DRESS CODE

  • Please note that our Premier Dress Code will apply to all Premier Enclosure ticket holders
  • We are looking forward to welcoming you to bet365 Jump Finale at Sandown Park Racecourse. We hope that the weather will be kind, but such is the nature of the great British weather that we cannot guarantee it will be! We suggest you keep an eye on the forecasts ahead of the event and dress appropriately

 

More information on the dress code can be found here

Highlights off the track

 

There is a lot going on at Sandown Park on bet365 Jump Finale day and we don’t want you to miss a thing!

Highlights include:

 

Champion Jump Jockey Brian Hughes and Champion Conditional Jockey Kevin Brogan will be signing autographs at GBR Jockey Hub.

Head to the Parade Ring to see:

  • CONSTITUTION HILL
  • KNIGHT SALUTE
  • EDWARDSTONE
  • L’HOMME PRESSE
  • SIRE DE GRUGY

 

Join Ed Chamberlain on the Parade Ring stage as he announces who has won Champion Owner, Champion Trainer, Champion Conditional Jockey, Champion Jockey, the Sandown Park Special award and the Racing Post Jumps Horse of the Year.

Join Martin Kelly and guests in the Parade Ring as they go through the racecard and point out some tips for the day.

The runners will parade in front of the grandstand before the bet365 Celebration Chase and bet365 Gold Cup.

There will be live music from the BibleCodeSundays in the Esher Hall after racing – don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!

Racing's crowning glory

 

Hosting the Grade 1 Celebration Chase, two Grade 2 races and the prestigious bet365 Gold Cup, this day always delivers a quality card. 

 

In 2021 Paul Nicholls and Bryony Frost celebrated a quick-fire double as Greaneteen landed the Grade One bet365 Celebration Chase to deny Altior a record-extending fourth win in the race.

 

Have you voted for the Racing Post Jumps Horse of the Year 2021-22?

VOTE HERE

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