Hong Kong International Races

The Biggest Meeting in HK's Horse Racing Calendar
Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Hong Kong International Races are one of the most prominent events in the Asian Sports calendar and one of the biggest and most exciting meetings in the horse racing world.

Without a doubt a thrilling day not to be missed for horse-racing enthusiasts, and even if you are not a horse-racing fan, the electrifying atmosphere will give you a great introduction to one of Hong Kong's favourite past times.

The Hong Kong International Races

Longines is the official sponsor and timekeeper of this year's races, which take place on the second Sunday in December at the Sha Tin Race Course.

The Hong Kong International Races are loaded with excitement and the world's top racehorses and jockeys where a whopping HK83 million purse is at stake, not to mention the incomparable prestige of winning a coveted group 1 race.

The Hong Kong International Races

The Races

Four International Group 1 races take place at this meeting at the Sha Tin Racecourse:

Hong Kong International Races

Hong Kong CupHK 25 million2,000 metres
Hong Kong MileHK 23 million1,600 metres
Hong Kong SprintHK 18.5 million1,200 metres
Hong Kong VaseHK 16.5 million2,400 metres

Getting to the Sha Tin Racecourse

The Sha Tin Race Course is located in the New Territories, the easiest way to get there is with the MTR East Rail line, the racecourse has its own dedicated station.

It will take you approximately 40-45 minutes from Central and 25-30 minutes from Tsim Sha Tsui and you can pay with the handy Octopus Card.

2016 Hong Kong International Races

When?: December 11, 2016 - 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Where?: Sha Tin Race Course MTR: Sha Tin

How Much?: General Admission at Public Enclosure HK10 or Members' Enclosure with Tourist Badge HK190 (must bring passport)

More Info: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Sha Tin Race Course: The Hong Kong International Races

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