Sandown Racecourse Tips & Betting Advice

Sandown Racecourse is Melbourne's main midweek metropolitan track.

Sandown contains two courses, the Lakeside and the Hillside. Lakeside is essentially a chute that runs through the middle of the course that can often favour leader while the Hillside track has a much longer straight which gives backmarkers more ground to make their run.

Sandown Racecourse Bookie Promotions

Not only do our bookmaker partners frame early markets at Sandown, they also regularly supply promotions and offers on the biggest events at Sandown and other Victorian tracks.

Online wagering companies usually deliver Sandown bookie offers, which means after you’ve read our full reviews on their platforms you should check their sites for what up to date promotions are on offer.

Sandown Racecourse Free Bets

Due to Australian regulations bookmakers are no longer allowed to offer free bets to prospective or existing customers.

However, bookmakers do still offer great money back specials which effectively amount to free bets if successful so check with your bookie to see if they are delivering Sandown free bets.

Sandown Racecourse Fixtures

The Sandown fixtures are yet to be released for the upcoming season which will hold the Zipping Classic.

Check out the Melbourne Racing Club’s full website for a list of their full racing calendar. 

Sandown Racecourse Results

Sandown race most of the year, holding a lot of midweek meetings, and punters love it as it races so fair.

Visit our Group One races page for the latest results on the Sandown events including an in depth look at which horses have taken out the particular races over the last 20 years.

Sandown Racecourse Bet Of The Day

Our experts watch and analyse all Victorian racing to help you and save you time studying the form.

All you need to do is check out bets.com.au in the days leading up to any Sandown meeting and back our expert’s tips.

Sandown Racecourse Social News

To get all the Sandown social news your best bet is the visit the Sandown social media channels.

Sandown Twitter account can be found at @MelbRaceClub while their Facebook page is at Melbourne Racing Club.

Sandown Racecourse FAQ

Where is Sandown racecourse located?

Sandown racecourse is located 27km away from Melbourne's CBD.

How often do Sandown race?

Sandown often race on a Wednesday afternoon as Victoria's mid-week metropolitan track.

They also host a feature Group Two in the Spring Carnival.

What is the difference between Hillside and Lakeside?

Hillside is the track that goes all othe way around the course and eliminates a chute that is cut through the middle of the track, whereas that surface through the middle of the track is the Lakeside.

The right hand side of the course is used across both tracks.

How to travel to Sandown racecourse?

Train and car is the best way to arrive at Sandown, with a large carpark and a train station just down the road.

Can you bring Alcohol into Sandown racecourse?

No, all alcohol must be purchased on course at a bar.

Can you bring food into Sandown racecourse?

Yes, food is allowed to be brought into the racecourse.

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