Star horses and celebrities at December’s LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

24/11/2017 12:06

Sha Tin Racecourse will host one of world racing’s most celebrated events, the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, on Sunday, 10 December. The afternoon comprises four international Group 1 races with total prize money of HK$84.5 million. 

Fans heading to Sha Tin to witness the world-class on-course action can also enjoy an array of exceptional off-track entertainment, including the appearance of renowned movie star Eddie Peng, while singer Hins Cheung will perform at the opening variety show. 

All racegoers entering Sha Tin and Happy Valley Racecourses on 10 December will receive a complimentary LONGINES HKIR Souvenir Cap upon admission. The gift will be distributed until the start of Race 5 or while stocks last.

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races
The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races
Complimentary LONGINES HKIR Souvenir Cap
Complimentary LONGINES HKIR Souvenir Cap

The day will open with a powerful and vibrant lion dance performance. Singer Hins Cheung will take the stage to perform some of his all-time favourites at the opening variety show. 

LONGINES Ambassador of Elegance Eddie Peng will attend the big day on 10 December to witness the crowning of the turf world championships victors. He will also present the "LONGINES Prize for Elegance" to the best-dressed racegoers on the day. 

Singer Hins Cheung
Singer Hins Cheung
LONGINES Ambassador of Elegance Eddie Peng
LONGINES Ambassador of Elegance Eddie Peng

To add to the enjoyment, the Hong Kong Jockey Club will present a range of international cuisines at Mezza One to delight the palates of racegoers.

Australia Beef Pie with Mashed Potato, Mashed Peas and Gravy HK $60
UK Beer Battered Fish and Chips HK $58
France Oven-baked Cod Provencal, served with New Potatoes and Sorrel Sauce HK $85
USA American Mixed Grill with Jambalaya (BBQ Ribs, Chicken Wings & Cervelat Sausage) HK $70
Hong Kong Soup Rice Noodles with Chinese Dried Mushrooms, Minced Pork, Dried Shrimps and Crispy Fish Skin HK $45
Japan Beef Burger with Curry Sauce, Teriyaki Chicken Wings, Egg Roll & Cabbage Salad Bento HK $80
Australia - Beef Pie with Mashed Potato, Mashed Peas and Gravy $60
Australia - Beef Pie with Mashed Potato, Mashed Peas and Gravy $60
UK - Beer Battered Fish and Chips $58
UK - Beer Battered Fish and Chips $58
France - Oven-baked Cod Provencal, served with New Potatoes and Sorrel Sauce $85
France - Oven-baked Cod Provencal, served with New Potatoes and Sorrel Sauce $85
USA - American Mixed Grill with Jambalaya (BBQ Ribs, Chicken Wings & Cervelat Sausage) $70
USA - American Mixed Grill with Jambalaya (BBQ Ribs, Chicken Wings & Cervelat Sausage) $70
HK - Soup Rice Noodles with Chinese Dried Mushrooms, Minced Pork, Dried Shrimps and Crispy Fish Skin $45
HK - Soup Rice Noodles with Chinese Dried Mushrooms, Minced Pork, Dried Shrimps and Crispy Fish Skin $45
Japan - Beef Burger with Curry Sauce, Teriyaki Chicken Wings, Egg Roll & Cabbage Salad Bento $80
Japan - Beef Burger with Curry Sauce, Teriyaki Chicken Wings, Egg Roll & Cabbage Salad Bento $80

Dec 10 Sha Tin Racecourse

A range of exclusive themed merchandise will go on sale on 10 December at designated sales counters in the 1/F Grandstand II and Concourse area, and “Gift at Races” souvenir shops at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Jacket HK $468
Portable Down Vest HK $398
Short Sleeves Polo HK $288
Baseball Cap HK $138
Tie HK $168
Sling Bag HK $498
Sitting Horse Plush HK $190
Tri-fold Umbrella HK $198
Ballpoint Pen HK $138
Metal Keychain HK $98
2016/17 LONGINES HKIR Champions Lens Cloth
(Aerovelocity/ Beauty Only/ Maurice/ Satono Crown)
HK $48/pc
2016/17 LONGINES HKIR Champions Horse Figurines HK $158
Jacket $468
Jacket $468
Portable Down Vest $398
Portable Down Vest $398
Short Sleeves Polo $288
Short Sleeves Polo $288
Sling Bag $498
Sling Bag $498
Tri-fold Umbrella $198
Tri-fold Umbrella $198
Ballpoint Pen $138
Ballpoint Pen $138
2016/17 LONGINES HKIR Champions Horse Figurines $158
2016/17 LONGINES HKIR Champions Horse Figurines $158

Merchandise

After racing, a captivating pyrotechnic display will round things off perfectly by lighting up the night sky in honour of this year’s champions.

Lead-up online game from 27 November

Foldable Travel Backpack
Foldable Travel Backpack

Starting from 27 November until 1 December, racing fans entering the LONGINES HKIR lead-up online game will have the chance to win a Foldable Travel Backpack. The first 7,000 participants to answer all three questions correctly and submit their information successfully will win the prize.  Participants may enter as often as they wish but are only eligible to win the prize once. Winners must collect their prizes in person at Sha Tin Racecourse on 10 December at the designated time.

All racegoers must be aged 18 or above. Please refer to on-course posters or call the Club's Customer Service Hotline at 1817 for full details.