Sandown Park Racecourse

20 Nov 1999: Jockey Brett Prebble on Taberann acknowledges the crowd while returning to scale after winning the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia. Hamish Blair/ALLSPORTSandown Park is a racecourse and recreation centre located in Surrey, in the outer suburbs of London. It provides views over Heathrow Airport and Wembley Stadium.

Sandown Park Racecourse has hosted the Coral Eclipse Stakes since its first running in 1886. Although the Eclipse is its only Group 1 race, Sandown also hosts regular flat and National Hunt races over weekends.


Sandown Park offers Grandstand and Premier Enclosure seating, as well as a picnic area situated alongside the track.

With Grandstand admission, you can access a rear balcony that overlooks the Parade Ring and links to a variety of bars. The “steppings”, from which punters call the horses, provide a view of the entire course. No dress code is enforced for Grandstand seating.

The Premier Enclosure includes covered seating directly opposite the winning post, and several restaurants and bars. A smart casual dress code is encouraged.

For information about dining options and private suites available at Sandown, see Sandown Park hospitality.


Sandown Park provides a free crèche run by qualified staff for children under 5 years. The crèche is located near the main foyer of the grandstand.

Disabled Access

For disabled race-goers, an assistant is granted free admission and guide dogs are allowed.

Sandown Park offers wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis. It provides disabled parking, and an entrance, toilets and lifts that are accessible to wheelchairs. Refreshment centres are also accessible.

Other Sandown Park Facilities

In addition to its racecourse, Sandown Park features a golf centre with driving range, a sports and skiing centre and a Daytona karting track.

The Sandown Park Public Golf Centre is located in the middle of the racecourse. It includes three golf courses and a driving range.

Sandown Ski and Sports Centre includes a 120-metre dry ski slope, four nursery slopes, squash courts and a fitness club.

Daytona Karting includes a 900-metre pro-karting circuit, which can be split into three different tracks.

Get your Coral Eclipse Stakes tickets early and start considering who you think will win the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park!