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Sports Taster Day and Family Fun Day at Sandown Park Racecourse – 21st and 22nd August 2015


In recent years, racecourses have developed specific days geared towards family entertainment, Sandown Park will following this tradition by opening its doors on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd August for its highly popular Sports Taster Day and Family Fun Day.

The fun begins with the Sports Taster Day which provides a range of entertainment and activities for the whole family, some of the highlights of the day include :

Football coaching from Premier League champions Chelsea FC’s foundation;
Top golf coaching from the UK’s number 1 children’s golf coach;
Korean martial art demonstrations and tutorials;
Cheerleading: The Royals cheerleading team will be on hand to show off their skills and hand out their top tips;
Volleyball from Surrey Volleyball Association who will be there to get you in the competitive spirit through interactive demonstrations;
Plus there will be a mechanical horse courtesy of BHEST (British Horseracing Education and Standards Trust) to enable kids to try their hand at being a jockey and a surf simulator for those wanting to put their balance to the test!


There will be also be a full racecard which includes the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race – the first time Sandown Park has hosted an Arabian race since 2007.

Saturday’s Family Fun Day will see the appearance of children’s favourites Peppa Pig, George and friends. Other entertainment will include a variety of free kids’ entertainment including pony rides, face painting and children’s fairground rides.
There is also top quality racing including two Group 3 races, the Solario Stakes and The Atlanta Stakes.


Sandown Park is one of London’s most popular and picturesque racecourses and is only 30 mins by train from Central London. There are plenty of food and drink options around the racecourse.

Tickets are usually cheaper when booked in advance, starting from £16.20 but remember that for both days, children under 18 will admitted free as long as they are accompanied by paying adult.

If you would like further information or book tickets, visit the Sandown Park website here

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