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 performances at the opening variety show, where singer 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.

 

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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Recommended Venues

Betting Halls
Outdoor Forecourt
Digital Zone
ROOF DECK @ 2M
Hay Market and Jump
Betting Halls
Bringing you a one-stop wagering experience

Equipped with multiple LED televisions displaying comprehensive racing information, the spacious betting halls offers an enhanced betting experience with a wide array of facilities which enable racegoers to keep abreast of real-time odds and to bet at ease.

Outdoor Forecourt
Witness exciting moments unfold right before your eyes

Boasting a spectacular trackside view of the races, the Outdoor Forecourt is a hotspot for racegoers to cheer on their chosen jockeys, witness their favourite horses flashing past the Winning Post and share the joy of victory.

Digital Zone
Enjoy new digital racing experience

Meet our virtual horse at the revamped Digital Zone. Create your own WhatsApp sticker or take a photo with our beloved racing heroes free of charge. In our new Digital Zone paid area, fans can socialize and mingle at our communal table and in the enclosed common area. Enjoy feeds of instant racing insight shared by Racing Specialist, or get them from your exclusive iPad at each seat.

ROOF DECK @ 2M
Refreshing Roof Deck

Make your way to Roof Deck for the unrivalled view of the home stretch and finishing line in our relaxed outdoor venue. Our professional Racing Specialists, along with English & Cantonese broadcast commentary, all adding up to inspire you on racing.

Hay Market and Jump
Embark on a Racing Journey at Hay Market and Jump

At Hay Market and Jump, enjoy the racing thrill and flourish your racing knowledge through Racing 101, guided by our Racing Specialists to bring out your best game.

Betting Halls
2/F Terrace
Betting Halls
Offering a range of wagering experiences

The Public Betting Hall features a spacious environment and multiple high-definition televisions broadcasting real-time racing information. With the provision of Wi-Fi services on every floor, iPads and mobile phone charging stations, horse racing enthusiasts can stay ahead of the game with information made available through digital means. The snack bar offers easy access to tasty treats for you to recharge and chill out.

2/F Terrace
A panoramic racecourse view

With an impressive view of the entire racetrack, comfortable seating and Wi-Fi services, it is the perfect setting to sit back and enjoy your day at Happy Valley Racecourse. All designated seats with writing desks for an enhanced wagering experience. A sweeping view of the racetrack and diamond vision screen broadcasting live races from multiple angles for soaking up the excitement and action from start to finish.