Hong Kong International Races

The Biggest Meeting in HK's Horse Racing Calendar
Sunday, December 10, 2023
Hong Kong International Races

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.

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.

Hong Kong International Races

The Hong Kong International Races are loaded with excitement as befits the world's top racehorses and jockeys, the whopping and unprecedented HK$118 million purse which is at stake, and not to mention the incomparable prestige of winning a coveted group 1 race.

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 36 million2,000 metres
Hong Kong MileHK 32 million1,600 metres
Hong Kong SprintHK 26 million1,200 metres
Hong Kong VaseHK 24 million2,400 metres

Hong Kong International Races

Attending the 2023 Hong Kong International Races

When?: December 10, 2023 - 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Where?: Sha Tin Race Course. MTR: Sha Tin

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.

How to Get to Sha Tin Race Course With MTR

  • From Central or Tsim Sha Tsui, take the Red Tsuen Wan Line (Red) to Mong Kok
  • At Mong Kok change to the Kwun Tong Line (Green) to Kowloon Tong
  • At Kowloon Tong change to the East Rail Line (Light Blue)
  • Take the East Rail Line to Racecourse Station. Racecourse Station is only operational on race days.

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