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Sandown Park

Friday 14 February 2020
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Racing today abandoned

 

Due to large amounts of rain resulting in unavoidable ground on both courses, the difficult decision has been made to abandon today's racing.

 

Those customers with pre-purchased tickets can be reassured they will have their payments fully refunded by the racecourse. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


If you have any questions please contact us.

 

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The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery

 

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, often referred to simply as ‘The Troop’ duties include the firing of Royal Salutes on Royal Anniversaries and State Occasions. It was His Majesty King George VI’s wish that after the Second World War a troop of Royal Horse Artillery, mounted and dressed in the traditional manner, should take part in the great ceremonies of State.

 

In 1947, His Majesty inspected the newly formed Riding Troop and said that he wished it to be known as The King’s Troop, a wish that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously supported during her reign, in recognition of her father’s special interest in The Troop.

The Racing & History

 

The feature race is the Royal Artillery Gold Cup. This is one of Sandown Park’s oldest races having been first run here in 1878, and since run every season since 1921.

 

The race is restricted to horses that are owned or have been leased by those who are serving or have served in the Royal Artillery or one of their recognised Establishments or Units.

 

The jockeys must be amateurs and either past or existing members of any of the Armed Forces, making the race unique in every sense.

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Terms & Conditions

As part of ensuring our guests enjoy a safe environment while attending Sandown Park Racecourse, we thank you for cooperating with our routine search procedures on arrival. Find our full terms & conditions of entry here.

Following redevelopments at Sandown Park, please be aware the Grandstand View suite has been transformed into the 1875 Lounge. Grandstand ticket holders will still be able to enjoy the external terrace overlooking the Parade Ring, but no longer access the first floor bars.

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