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On-Course Activities

Chi Liming, one of “The Four Tenor Kings” of the Shanghai Opera
Zhejiang Folk Art & Acrobatics General Troupe

Opening Ceremony

The day's festivities will begin at 11:50am in the Parade Ring. Chi Liming, one of “The Four Tenor Kings” of the Shanghai Opera, will lead the singing of the National Anthem, accompanied by the Hong Kong Police Band. Another highlight will be the Head Balance performance of Zen and Martial Arts by the Zhejiang Folk Art & Acrobatics General Troupe, one of the Guinness World Record holders, which is certain to add to the day’s excitement.

First Race: 12:45pm

Feature Races

All eyes will be on the 1000m National Day Cup and the 1400m Celebration Cup to see who will be proud winners of the first two Group races of this season.

Amazing Kids, last year’s National Day Cup winner

Special Dishes

To mark the National Day, a variety of speciality dishes from famous cities across China will be available throughout the racecourse for your dining enjoyment.

Braised Pork Ribs, Wuxi Style (3pcs) HK$45

Sichuan Style Wontons in Chili Vinaigrette HK$50

Stir-fried Chicken with Chili, Chongqing Style, served with Rice HK$49

Deep Fried Fish Fillet with Pomegranate Seed, Sweet and Sour Sauce, served with Rice HK$49

Braised Pork Spare Ribs with Beetroot, served with Rice HK$46

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Themed Merchandise

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is honoured to have joined forces with the Xu Beihong Arts Committee to issue a Special National Day Commemorative Gold-Plated Medal and Fine Silver Medal, marking the Hong Kong’s 20th Anniversary of reunification. The coin’s front side is cast with Xu Beihong’s Ben Ma Tu and Li Ma Tu, while the reverse carries The Hong Kong Jockey Club logo and the words “Hong Kong’s Twentieth Anniversary of Reunification” and “The National Day Cup”.

A souvenir cover combining the image of Xu Beihong’s legendary painting Li Ma Tu with 2016/17 National Day Cup winner Amazing Kids will be jointly issued by the Club and Hongkong Post. Each souvenir cover is a truly extraordinary memento.

Gold-Plated Medal HK$498

Material: Copper in gold plated

Size: Diameter 40mm

Fine Silver Medal HK$698

Material: 999 silver 1 oz

Size: Diameter 40mm

Souvenir Envelope HK$50

Size: 150(H) x 250(W) mm

Men's Leather Watch HK$398

Material: Strap - genuine leather, Case - stainless steel

Size: Case diameter 42mm

Colour and shape of products shown may differ from actual merchandise

Themed Merchandise Selling Locations

Sha Tin Racecourse

  • Themed Merchandise Sales Counter - Fun Zone (near Gift at Races Flagship Store, 1/F, Grandstand II)
  • Themed Merchandise Sales Counter - Members’ Enclosure (1/F, Grandstand I)
  • Gift at Races (Paper Badge Betting Hall, 1/F, Grandstand I)
  • Gift at Races Flagship Store (1/F, Grandstand II)
  • Gift at Races (1/F, Grandstand I)

Selected items available at Gift at Races, Happy Valley Racecourse (2/F, Happy Valley Stand, next to Moon Koon Restaurant and G/F, Public Entrance)

Terms & Conditions

  • Each customer can purchase a maximum of three pieces of each item per transaction while stocks last.
  • Colour and shape of the products pictured may differ slightly from the actual merchandise.
  • The Hong Kong Jockey Club reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice. In the event of any disputes, the HKJC’s decision shall be final and binding.

Tourist Offer

National Day Race Meeting 2016

Visiting Hong Kong as a tourist? Enjoy FREE admission to the Public Enclosure at Sha Tin on October 1, National Day, when showing your passport upon entry to the racecourse!

For tourist who want to know more about the racecourse, please click here to visit HKJC website - Tourist Corner.