2009 Sandown Classic Day

With the famous Flemington Carnival finishing up last week with the Emirates Stakes Day, the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival moves to Betfair Park at Sandown this Saturday for the coveted Sandown Classic Day.

The meet boasts a full card of fantastic races, including three Group status events: Race 5 – the Group 2 TMB Printing Sandown Classic (2400m), Race 2 – the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) and Race 7 – the Group 3 Sandown Race-Tech Stakes (1500m) all set to attract some of the country?s finest sprinters and stayers.

The crowds and punters will also be kept entertained with a number of other great races including the opening race, the Listed Merson Cooper Stakes (1000m), Race 3 ? the Listed Twilight Glow Stakes (1400m) and the closing race of the day, Race 9 – the Listed TBV Summoned Stakes (1500m).

The final fields and barrier draws for the day will be announced later in the week and published here on aflbettingtips.com.au as soon as they become available.

2009 Sandown Classic Day Race Programme:




Race Name



1 $100 000 Listed Merson Cooper Stakes 2YO SW 1000m
2 $350 000 Group 2 Betfair Sandown Guineas 3YO SW 1600m
3 $100 000 Listed Twilight Glow Stakes 3YO Fillies SW+P 1400m
4 $100 000 Listed Kevin Heffernan Stakes WFA 1300m
5 $350 000 Group 2 TMB Printing Sandown Classic WFA 2400m
6 $70 000 Baryshnikov Handicap Open Hcp Rtg. 0-95 1300m
7 $125 000 Group 3 Race-Tech Sandown Stakes Qlty Hcp 1500m
8 $70 000 Patrobas Handicap Open Hcp Rtg. 0-95 1700m
9 $100 000 Listed TBV Summoned Stakes 4YO Mares SW + P 1500m