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Sandown Racecourse
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Sandown Racecourse

Sandown Racecourse is one of the major horse racing venues in Melbourne; located 25kms south-east of the Melbourne CBD.

If you’re driving, take the Princes Highway for approximately 20 minutes – there are plenty of signs to guide you along the way.

Sandown Racecourse / Park Events & Map, Melbourne

This popular racing venue is blessed with some of the finest turn in Australia and boasts a dual-circuit course; including two individual tracks known as ‘Hillside’ and ‘Lakeside’.

The premier racing event held at Sandown is known as the ‘Sandown Classic’. This event is a full day of racing where thousands of people flock to the course to place a bet and join in on the festivities. The Sandown Classic meet also features the ‘Sandown Guineas’, which is a famous race which concludes the race meet.

Sandown Racecourse is not used exclusively for horseracing, but is also utlised for Motorsport throughout the year.

Sandown Racecourse also includes function rooms, a quarantine station, and a motor racing circuit. The motor sport circuit features 13 turns and is 3.1km in length, and hosts six major motorsport events in Australia every year – including the Sandown 500, Historic Sandown and the Easternats.

The racecourse also offers a multi-purpose room for hire; catering for private events or trade shows.

591-659 Princes Highway
Springvale, VIC

Operating Hours
Times vary according to each event.

(03) 9518 1362

Ticket Prices / Admission
Prices vary according to each event and admission type

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