Dec 11 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

Hong Kong is renowned among sports fans its world-class racing excellence, and the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races is the city’s flagship annual event. Bringing together top horses and jockeys from around the globe, the LONGINES HKIR have become widely recognised as the Turf World Championships since their beginnings in 1988.

Featuring four Group One races in a single day at Sha Tin Racecourse – the LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint, LONGINES Hong Kong Mile, LONGINES Hong Kong Cup, and LONGINES Hong Kong Vase – the Turf World Championships offer a total cash prize of HK$110 million.

On-course Activities


Come and experience truly world-class track action and exceptional off-track entertainment.

Book your seats now and immerse yourself in one of the world’s richest and most celebrated racing events with ticket prices starting at just HK$10!

Variety Show

Time: 11:30am

Venue: Parade Ring

Get warmed up with spectacular performance at the opening variety show, where renowned singer Hacken Lee and a hypnotic drum performance from local troupe Gekko Taiko will provide a pulsating prelude to the races!

Opening Ceremony

Time: 1:00 pm

Venue: Parade Ring

The Hong Kong Police Band will get the day’s action under way by performing the Chinese National Anthem after Race 2.

Closing Pyrotechnic Show

Time: 6:00 pm

Venue: Turf Track

Feast your eyes on a futuristic pyrotechnic display as the sky lights up in celebration to honour this year’s champions.

Themed Merchandise

Gift at Races is launching an all-new series of themed merchandise for this year’s Longines Hong Kong International Races. Featuring the tournament’s iconic elements, and combining that with modern designs, this series represents the races’ prestigious tradition with understated elegance.


Racecourse entrants will receive a designated HKIR Cap upon admission

Available at both Sha Tin and Happy Valley Racecourses, while stocks last

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Cheering for Hong Kong Combo Set available at selective Trackside Catering Counters and Food Kiosks
Hong Kong Combo Set Original Price Promotion Price
Jumbo hot dog set with a pint of draught Beer $76 - $92 $45
Yakitori chicken leg set with a pint of draught beer $76 - $92 $45
Curry fish balls set with a bottled soft drink/green tea/oolong tea $26 - $30 $20
Steamed fish dumplings set with a bottled soft drink/green tea/oolong tea $26 - $30 $20