Gates will open at approximately 10:30 for day two of the Tingle Creek Christmas Festival. The Day will be filled with plenty of Christmas cheer and entertainment including a choir, mince pies and a brilliant oompah band. Tickets will be on sale 3rd September and group booking discounts are available. Under 18s go FREE when accompanied by a paying adult. Hospitality is available starting from £159pp, please see below for more details or contact our friendly team on 01372 477747.
Day two of the Betfair Tingle Creek Christmas Festival Chase Day attracts crowds of racing fans and horses from afar. The day combines Grade 1 racing with a heartwarming festive atmosphere. The two Grade 1 races are the Henry VIII Novices’ Chase and the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase, both run over 2 miles. The Betfair Tingle Creek Chase is one of the key races of the season, won in 2016 by the Willie Mullins train UN DE SCEAUX. The race is steeped in history and has an impressive list of previous champions with the likes of DESERT ORCHID, MOSCOW FLYER, KAUTO STAR, SPRINTER SACRE and SIRE DE GRUGY taking their place on the roll of honour. The event was first run in 1979, and named in honour of Tingle Creek, a popular National Hunt racehorse in the 1970s.
As a brand new addition to this year’s Tingle Creek Christmas Festival Chase Day, we will be transforming the Esher Hall into a Bavarian Beer Hall for a true festive racing experience. The hall will be open for all ticket holders to enjoy, no additional ticket required. the Bavarian Beer Hall package is also available which includes a Voucher for a pint of beer and a Sausage from Esher Hall.
Following a hugely successful event last year, we will once again be running the Doubleheader and Sandown Park will be operating a joint telecast with fellow Jockey Club Racecourse, Aintree to televise every moment of the Becher Chase Day fixture. Both racecourses will once again work with Racing UK to ensure a live broadcast on the raceday. There will be expert analysis and interviews on the ground at both sites.
For those who love The Grand National Festival, Becher Chase is the only other chance to see some of the sport’s heavyweights battle over the well-known fences such as Becher’s Brook, Canal Turn and Valentine’s.
The Becher Chase is a Grade Three National Hunt chase open to horses aged five years or older, which is run over a distance of about 3 miles and 2 furlongs and where runners and riders jump twenty-one fences. Two past winners have gone on to win the Grand National; Amberleigh House and Silver Birch
Make your Christmas raceday extra special by soaking up the atmosphere from one of our award-winning restaurants or from the comfort of your own Private Box. All restaurants, Silver and Gold Private Box Packages are available from £289pp and £369pp respectively. Contact our friendly team on 01372 477 747 for more information or to make a hospitality reservation or booking.
In the Premier Enclosure diners can enjoy delights such as marinated sirloin steak, delicious desserts and British Cheese Selections in our walk up restaurant, The Brasserie. The Moet & Chandon Champagne Bar serves seafood platters, moules mariniere and tasty bloomer sandwiches. Freshly cooked venison and rib eye steak baguettes are on offer from The Atalanta amongst various other options. Alternatively, located in the Grandstand Enclosure, The Market Place offers tastings from around the world. Further options include The Coffee Park, The Just Gin Box and numerous other bars.
Download the brand new Jockey Club app for either iPhone or Android. On here you’ll find a racecard with all the runners and riders on the day. Not sure who to put your bet on? Have a look at the expert tips! Find all the latest raceday info and even competitions where you could win some great prizes! Download now and race on!
Don’t forget to hop onto our FREE Jockey Club WiFi. When you arrive, simply go to your WiFi settings, choose the ‘Free Jockey Club WiFi’ network and fill in your details to use unlimited WiFi all day at the races.
Grandstand Tickets are available on the gate