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Tingle Creek Christmas Festival Saturday at Sandown Park Racecourse – 5th December 2015

Horse Racing - 2012 Tingle Creek Christmas Festival - Day Two - Sandown Park Racecourse

Tingle Creek Chase Day is one of the highlights of the Sandown Park calendar, thousands make the journey to the Esher course for  first class racing and plenty of  free festive family entertainment . The meeting features  two Grade 1 races are the Henry VIII Novices’ Chase and the Tingle Creek Chase, both run over 2 miles.

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Racegoers will be greeted by Pupils from Esher Church School singing Christmas Carols, before having the opportunity to meet Father Christmas (plus reindeer!) in his Sleigh. Complimentary horse drawn carriage rides will run from Esher Train Station to the main entrance for racegoers to arrive in style! Young racegoers will be treated to a special pantomime rendition of Alice in Wonderland, 150 years on since it was written!,  there will also be a giant, walk-in snow globe for racegoers to have their photo taken in.  You can a free souvenir photo for you to take home with you! There will also be live music from a festive band that will be roaming around the site before, in between and after racing. The popular  sing-a-long Christmas Carol session will take place after racing, hosted by The New London Singers.

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Sandown Park is a horse racing course  in Esher, Surrey, the course opened in 1875 . Due to its proximity to Central London and the interesting character of the course it is one of the most popular racecourses for Londoners and visitors. It puts on high quality flat and jumps racing throughout the year.The course attracts the top jockeys and trainers for a number of high-profile races including the Eclipse Stakes and the Tingle Creek Steeplechase.

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Directions
By Car: The course is 15 miles south-west of London just off the A307 and is signposted.By Rail: Esher railway station is adjacent to the back straight of the racecourse. Racegoers can walk along the platform before taking a short cut at the end of the platform which brings them to the turnstiles half way down the back straight.

If you would like further information , visit the Sandown racecourse website here

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