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Saturday 3 July


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Coral-Eclipse Day holds seven fantastic races including the prestigious Group 1 Coral-Eclipse. The Coral-Eclipse 2020 took place behind closed doors and was won by Ghaiyyath under jockey William Buick for trainer Charlie Appleby.


Please be aware you will not be able to purchase tickets on the day.


Please note, we will not be showing the Euros 2020 England v Ukraine match at 8pm and will only be showing the first half of the 5pm game. 


Please note, we will not be showing the Euros 2020 England v Ukraine match at 8pm and will only be showing the first half of the 5pm game. 







1.15pm The Coral 'Beaten By A Length' Free Bet Handicap Stakes 5f
1.50pm The Coral Charge (Group 3)                                              5f
2.25pm The Coral Challenge (Handicap)                                        1m
3.00pm The Coral Distaff (Listed Race)                                        1m
3.35pm The Coral-Eclipse (Group 1)                                              1m 2f
4.10pm The Coral Proud To Support British Racing Handicap 1m 2f
4.45pm The Play Coral 'Super Series' For Free Handicap 7f
5.15pm The Coral Backing Prostate Cancer UK Handicap Stakes 1m 2f

the coral-eclipse


Coral-Eclipse Day is the ultimate day of summer Flat racing, holding seven thrilling races including the Group 1 Coral-Eclipse. This prestigious race provides the first major opportunity for the younger generation of 3 year olds to race against top level 4 year olds, with the total prize of £750,000 at stake.


Who won the Coral-Eclipse in 2020?

Horse of the Year Ghaiyyath won in 2020, under jockey William Buick.

Star filly Enable, ridden by Frankie Dettori and trained by John Gosden, took the title in 2019.


  • All parking located in the Portsmouth Road Car Park and is complimentary for all guests at this event
  • Sandown Park is now an NHS Vaccination Site so surrounding roads may be busy. Please allow additional time for your journey


Other Travel

  • If arriving by train, please note Esher station is outside Zone 6 so please check your ticket before travelling. The Entrance from the station platform across the centre of the course remains closed for this meeting. Please exit the station onto Station Road and follow the route round the outside of the Racecourse.

Admission & Arrival

  • Entry to the Racecourse is via the Main Entrance Foyer
  • Please ensure all e-tickets have been allocated to your guests ahead of the event.
  • Photo ID matching the details on each ticket will be required to access the Racecourse.



  • All tickets are for the Grandstand Enclosure but you will also be able to access some of the Premier Enclosure facilities
  • The Brasserie will be open as a Drinking Zone at this event. Food will not be available here but we do have a number of food concessions across site.
  • Alcohol may be purchased but can only be consumed while seated. There will be a QR code ordering system in place and our teams will be on hand to support you if required.
  • We ask you do not bring any food or drink on to the course. This includes no alcohol or picnics.

Ahead of welcoming you to Sandown Park Racecourse, we would like to make you aware of a few changes to our food and drink service.


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.

In line with government guidelines, all drinks must be consumed seated and to make this as smooth as possible for you, we will be using a QR code ordering system. You will be asked to create an account when placing your first order, this same account will allow you to order and pay for drinks throughout the day. Once your account has been created, it can also be used at other Jockey Club Racecourses.

To prepare for your day, please ensure your phone is fully charged, you have a payment card with you to set up your account and you are aware of how to scan QR codes with your phone; (some older android phones may require you to download a QR code reader – this can be done for free from the Google Playstore).

Our team will be on hand throughout the day to assist you with placing your orders and we hope you have an excellent day.

  • Face Masks are required in all indoor areas and while viewing the racing from the stepping’s. We actively encourage the use of face masks in all areas to ensure your safety but in uncovered, outdoor areas, it is not mandatory.
  • Social distancing will be required around the venue and we ask you to support our teams with this.

We are greatly looking forward to welcoming spectators to our Coral Summer Festival fixture this weekend. We hope that the weather will be kind, but such is the nature of the great British summer that we cannot guarantee it will be. Therefore, we suggest that you dress appropriately and bring waterproof clothing with you.


While we do have a number of indoor spaces for you to escape the rain, access to these spaces is limited by the number of people who can safely adhere to social distancing within. Please note that when we have reached the capacity for these spaces, you will need to find an alternative space or put on one of our free ponchos and face the elements!

  • Normal Grandstand Dress Code will apply.
  • For bookers in the 1875 Lounge and Members you are permitted to wear smart shorts
  • For hospitality bookers the usual dress code will apply.

plan your day

Plan your Day

Lots of useful information to help you plan your time at Sandown Park, including what to wear, a map of the racecourse and handy betting guides.

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Raceday style

If you're wondering what to wear for your day at the races, our guide provides tips and inspiration, whatever the occasion.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to our most frequently asked questions here about visiting Sandown Park Racecourse here.

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The Official Racecard

The Official Racecard for Ladies Day and Coral-Eclipse Day will be available to view here the day before each raceday.

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Important Information for Bookers

All bookers for this fixture have been contacted by email to either reconfirm their booking or to let them know if sadly the booking has had to be cancelled due to capacity restrictions. 


Please ensure that if you had booked tickets for this event you’ve read and understood this email, and shared the information with all members of your party. 


For those unfortunately no longer able to join us please help us support safe social distancing by staying away from the racecourse. 


We look forward to welcoming you back when it’s safe to do so.

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