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“Boring for a non-sports fan”
Review of Sandown Greyhounds

Sandown Greyhounds
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Sandown Greyhound Racing Club is Australia's premier greyhound racing facility and home to the world's richest greyhound race, the $600,000 TAB Melbourne Cup. See the world's fastest sport on four legs in the luxury of our world class grandstand, fully renovated and enclosed ensuring the comfort of patrons regardless of the weather. There's a full bar and dining options available, and make sure you meet our resident retired racers to see what beautiful animals greyhounds are. We typically race every Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon and entry to all race meeting is free!
Melbourne, Australia
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“Boring for a non-sports fan”
Reviewed November 3, 2008

Having never been to greyhound racing, I viewed my free pass as the opportunity to see how those interested in this sport spent a night.

It was relatively chilly outside the course, and only about 500 spectators were there. Most stay at home and bet on the telephone or via the Internet.

Not being a sports fan, I found watching the less than a minute long greyhound races boring.

It was one of the least interesting nights I have ever spent at any activity.

However, access by public transport is easy because Connex's Cranbourne and Pakenham line trains stop opposite at Sandown Park railway station.

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