The Coral Eclipse takes place on 2nd July 2016 . The Coral Eclipse Stakes is main flat race at Sandown Park each season it is a group one race and it is run over 1 mile and 2 furlongs
The eclipse is the first race of the season which pitches 3 year olds against the seniors and often classic winners from other age groups get pitted against each other.
Lengendary winners include Sea The Stars, Rip Van Winkle, Mill Reef, Brigadier Gerrard, Sadlers Wells, Dancing Brave So You Think, Nathaniel, Al Kazeem and Mukhadram and Nashwan.
The 2015 Investec Derby winner won the most recent renewal of the race
The race is named after a 18th Century racehorse. The race was first run in 1886 anmd the first run was won by Bendigo. It was at the time the richest race in Britain with a prize fund of £10,000 The prize was donated by Leopold de Rothschild at the request of General Owen Williams, a co-founder of Sandown Park.
Coral Eclipse 2015