Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Oops, your browser is out of date - Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Thursday 4 August 2022 | Sandown Park Racecourse

SIMPLY RED LIVE AFTER EVENING RACING ON THURSDAY 4 AUGUST 2022

 

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON THE GATE THIS EVENING

 

With five UK Number One singles and 60 million album sales, you can be sure that Simply Red will have you singing along to all their biggest hits including ‘Holding Back The Years’ and ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now’ when they perform live after evening racing in summer 2022!

 

Tickets are selling fast with the 1875 Lounge already sold out!

 

Please note the disabled viewing platform is now fully booked for this event, complimentary carer tickets are still available.

 

Mick Hucknall said,

“I’ve spent most of my life going out and singing for people, and it has felt strange not to have that for such a long time. It’s wonderfully inspiriting that people can go and see bands again now, and we can’t wait to get back on stage.”

TIME RACE DISTANCE
5:36pm

THE CORINTHIAN AMATEUR JOCKEYS’ HANDICAP STAKES

1 mile 2 furlongs
6:06pm

THE BRITISH STALLION STUDS EBF MAIDEN STAKES

5 furlongs
6:36pm THE BRITISH EBF MAIDEN STAKES                                 1 mile
7:15pm THE PAINSHILL PARK HANDICAP STAKES                   1 mile 2 furlongs
7:45pm THE DEVINE HOME HANDICAP STAKES                        7 furlongs
8:18pm THE COBHAM HANDICAP STAKES                                1 mile

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON THE GATE THIS EVENING

 

Parking & Travel

  • Complimentary parking is available in the Centre of the Course, accessible via More Lane
  • Parking in also available in the Portsmouth Road Car Park and is charged at £5.00 per car
  • Please remember that Esher rail station is located outside of Zones 1-6 and that Oyster Cards are not valid when travelling to Esher. A paper ticket must be purchased in advance of travelling
  • The Entrance from Esher Train Station across the centre of the course will be open for this fixture

 

Arrival & Admission

  • You can access the Racecourse via our Main Entrance (Portsmouth Road) or via our Grandstand or Members Crossing in the centre of the course.
  • Please ensure you have your tickets ready to be scanned on arrival
  • Racecards will be available at this meeting and will be £3.00. They can be purchased at any of the Entrances and Tote outlets
  • We are operating this event as the Grandstand Enclosure only but you will be able to access the Premier Enclosure also throughout the evening

 

Timings

  • Gates will open at 15:30
  • First Race is 17:36
  • Last Race is 20:18
  • Simply Red will be on stage at 20:30 (approx) and will be performing for up to 90 minutes

 

Dress Code

  • We are looking forward to welcoming you to Evening Racing with Simply Red 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! Therefore we suggest you dress appropriately and keep an eye on the forecasts ahead of the event Click here for more information

 

Food & Drink

  • We operate 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 but they can only be consumed in the picnic enclosure by the Racecourse. Please refer to our picnic guidelines for more information  
  • Please note - fold up chairs and other furniture are not permitted into Sandown Park Racecourse

 

Entertainment

  • With five UK Number One singles and 60 million album sales, you can be sure that Simply Red will have you singing along to all their biggest hits including ‘Holding Back The Years’ and ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now’ when they perform live after evening racing tonight!

Gates Open

3:30pm

First Race

5:36pm

Last Race

8:18pm

CONCERT STARTS

8:30pm (concert duration approx. 60-90mins)

i

This raceday has now passed, click here view our upcoming racedays at Sandown Park Racecourse.

ABOUT SIMPLY RED

Simply Red are one of the best-selling British bands of all time. They have over a billion hits on YouTube and have sold over 60 million albums worldwide - with five going to the number one spot in the UK. Their 1991 classic ‘Stars’ was the best-selling album for two years running in Britain and Europe, plus they continued this monumental success across the pond with two US Billboard chart toppers in classic singles ‘Holding Back The Years’ and ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now’. Their 2019 album ‘Blue Eyed Soul’ marked their 14th top 10 studio album in the UK.

 

Led by the iconic Mick Hucknall, he has been the songwriter and bandleader of Simply Red since the beginning in 1985, aided since 1986 by long-serving saxophonist Ian Kirkham. The current line-up of Simply Red has remained consistent since 2003.

plan your visit for music and racing

Plan Your Day

Useful information to help plan your visit

Find out more

RACEDAY STYLE

What to wear to one of our live music events at Sandown Park.

Find Out More

Cookie Policy

We use “cookies” to help enhance your experience and improve the functionality of our website. You can find out more in our cookie policy. We also serve cookies, some with chocolate chips, on our racecourses.

Loading