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Article 6th December 2018 Sandown Park

Everything you need to know for the festival

7th & 8th December 2018


The going at Sandown Park is currently;

Chase Course: Good to Soft, Soft in places
Hurdles Course: Soft

This week has seen three millimetres of rain on Monday, three millimetres on Tuesday and three millimetres on Wednesday.


The outlook is for conditions to remain unsettled for the rest of the week with rain at times.

The forecast amount of rain to come for the rest of the week is:

8 to 10 millimetres on Thursday night into Friday morning
2 to 3 millimetres in showers on Saturday

Feature Race:

The Grade 1 Betfair Tingle Creek Chase

Tickets still available?

Tickets are available online until midnight the day before, and on the gate.

Horse to watch:

Friday 7th December: Incredible Pete the Feat, entered in the Holiday Inn Shepperton Amateur Riders’ Handicap Chase, is back after already taking the Winner’s Trophy in 2017.

Saturday 8th December: Altior – undefeated in his last 14 starts, the reigning Queen Mother Champion Chaser and already a winner of three Grade 1 Chases at Sandown Park – is entered in the famous Betfair Tingle Creek Chase.

Don’t Miss:

Back for 2018, our Bavarian Beer Hall is the place to go for bratwurst, beats and beer. Find it in Esher Hall, down the stairs after you enter the Main Foyer.

Don’t forget to check out our live Oompah Band, filling the day with festive cheer!

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