Sandown Classic 2012 – Race Preview

June 29th, 2012

The Group 2 Sandown Classic is due to run at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday November 17, 2012.

Run over a distance of 2,400 metres, the 2012 Sandown Classic is worth $350,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Sandown Classic is open to horses aged two-years-old and upwards and is run under weight-for-age conditions.

The Sandown Classic is run on the same day as the Group 2 Sandown Guineas, Group 3 Sandown Stakes and Group 3 Eclipse Stakes.

Americain proved victorious in last year’s Sandown Classic after posting an unlucky fourth in the Melbourne Cup.

The Melbourne Cup results have a large impact on the sandown Cup online betting each year.

The seven-year-old won the race by almost a length in front of Manighar, while Mourayan placed third.

Americain has won 11 of his 31 race starts and has earned more than $5.3 million in prize money.