Sale Horses viewing (NON-RACEDAYS Only)

The Permit Holders are welcomed to inspect the Sale Horses at Stable Block 20, Sha Tin Racecourse on following non-raceday dates.
Please contact Ms Keyo Chan of Hong Kong International Sale Office at (852) 2966-8335 for the reservation.


Monday 19 June
Tuesday 20 June
Wednesday 21 June^
Friday 23 June
Monday 26 June^
Tuesday 27 June
Thursday 29 June

^ only Afternoon Session is available


9:00 am – 11:00 am
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Stable Block 20, Sha Tin Racecourse

Breeze Up


  Saturday       24 June




Sha Tin Racecourse

Hong Kong International Sale


  Friday         30 June




Parade Ring, Sha Tin Racecourse

ISG Bonus

The Owner(s) of any horse purchased at the June 2023 Hong Kong International Sale which gains its first win in a Class 3 when rate 60 or higher during the 2023-24 Racing Season are eligible for a one-time $1,000,000 ISG Bonus.


In order to be eligible to retain a purchase from this Sale to race in Hong Kong, a bidder must be:

  • i. A holder of a valid Import Permit (for Privately Purchased – PP or Privately Purchased Griffin - PPG), or
  • ii. A holder of a Replacement Permit (for PP or PPG); or
  • iii. Listed on the Reserve and Tender / Auction Lists (for PP or PPG), as published on 5 July 2022 and 6 June 2023

A purchaser who is not qualified in any categories listed above will not be eligible to retain the purchase to race in Hong Kong, and must arrange to export the purchase immediately. Any person who is not sure as to his / her status with regards to the above may seek clarification by calling Mr Terry Lam of the Racing Registry at (852) 2966-8770 during office hours.

Important Notes to Purchaser


    After making a successful bid on a Lot, you will be required to complete and sign an Acknowledgement of Purchase Form after the fall of hammer and then to report to the Registration Desk in the Sale venue, within half an hour of the last Lot being sold. Please read and confirm that the Lot number and price shown on the Acknowledgement of Purchase Form are correct before signing. Please print your name, HKJC Membership number and telephone number clearly, since this document will be used for the purposes of transferring ownership, invoicing and publishing results.

    1. Horses in the pedigrees in LARGE BLACK TYPE are stakes race winners.
    2. Horses in the pedigrees in Small Black Type are placegetters in stakes races (to third place only).
      Stakes-placed winners are also in Small Black Type.
    3. Stakes races including Group / Graded races, are shown as Gr.1, Gr.2, Gr.3 or L.
    4. Horses in the pedigrees in LARGE TYPE are winners.
    5. Flag on each horse indicates the region that horse is being purchased.

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club (“HKJC”) strongly recommends that owners in Hong Kong should insure their horses at all time. HKJC has effected insurance cover for each Lot only until the fall of hammer. A Purchaser who shall have successfully purchased a Lot should effect the appropriate insurance cover, including but not limited to "Loss of Use" for the Lot immediately on purchase.

    Please find below contact details of independent bloodstock insurance brokers for your reference.

    Bloodstock Insurance Brokers



    Golden Horse Insurance Brokers Ltd

    2156 9611

    9042 6467

    M. G. Geraghty (Insurance Brokers) Limited

    2877 8006

    6200 8638

    MI Insurance Brokers Limited

    2865 3263

    9468 1381

    New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Limited

    (64) 9-298-0055

    (64) 21-895-444

    Storfield Insurance Consultants Limited

    2231 0326

    9099 4519

    These brokers are neither affiliated with nor endorsed by HKJC, who shall bear no responsibility or liability to any contract undertaken between a purchaser and the broker.

    Purchasers are advised to contact the HKJC's Department of Veterinary Clinical Services for pre-export (to Hong Kong) and pre-sale veterinary reports for each purchase prior to the Sale. The Department of Veterinary Clinical Services, Equine Hospital, Sha Tin Racecourse, can be contacted at the following numbers:
    Tel: (852) 2966-6898
    Fax: (852) 2966-6622

    The prospective purchaser is to understand that there are risks involved in purchasing a Thoroughbred for racing purposes. A Thoroughbred may suffer unforeseen injuries or ailments or exacerbation of pre-existing conditions post sale due to training or racing stress or other unpredictable circumstances, such risks shall pass to the purchaser upon the fall of the hammer and shall be of no responsibility to HKJC or any of its acting representatives.

    1. The full purchase price shall be paid to HKJC in cash, certified cheque, traveller's cheque or acceptable cashier order. Means of payment must be notified to the Cashier at the Sale venue within thirty (30) minutes of the close of auction for the last Lot. All payments must be made in Hong Kong dollars. Cheques must be crossed and made payable to "THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB".
    2. Full settlement must be made within seven (7) calendar days of purchase.
    3. Payment may be made at the Cashier's Desk at the Sale venue on the day of the auction, or in person at the Cashier's Office at G/F Jockey Club Headquarters, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. Payment may also be sent by post to the Cashier's Office at the Jockey Club Headquarters.
    4. For the following purchasers who retain the horses to race in Hong Kong, HKJC will collect from them a fee of HK$100,000 as a contribution towards the funding of the retired racehorse programme.
      i) Successful applicants from the 5 July 2022 and 6 June 2023 Horse Ballot.
      ii) Person on the Reserve and Tender Lists (for PP or PPG) as published on 5 July 2022 and 6 June 2023
      iii) Holders of any Replacement Permits issued on or after 1 July 2020.
      Such fee will be debited from the purchaser’s HKJC membership account.

Purchaser Registration

If you are interested in registering as a purchaser and attend the Breeze Up event, please submit your registration by one of the methods below on or before the submission deadline: i) Register online by clicking the "Apply Online" button ; or ii) Download the PDF form and submit it by ^Fax, Post or email

* Permit holders only

# Submission period starts from midnight on 29 May 2023
Purchaser Registration Submission Deadlines
Breeze Up 12:00 noon on Friday, 23 June 2023
Hong Kong International Sale 12:00 noon on Thursday, 29 June 2023

^Submit your offline form by

Fax: (852) 2966-7000
Post: Hong Kong International Sale Office, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 12/F Jockey Club Headquarters, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

Useful Checklist

Check List for Potential Purchasers

The Sale Registration Open

  • Pay attention to the Critical Dates
  • Submit the Purchaser Registration Form

Preparation to the Sale

We recommend you to pay attention as below before joining the Sale.

  • Attend the Breeze Up
  • Visit Sale horses at Stable 20 by reservation
  • Review Sale Horses’ Veterinary examination records
    (Please contact the Veterinary Department: (852) 2966-6898 for appointment)
  • Choose a Trainer
  • Choose an insurance company
  • Save the date for the Sale

The Sale

  • Register at the Reception Desk and obtain a "Bid Card"

Successful bidder

You are required to do the followings to secure your purchase at the scene of the Sale.

  • Complete the Acknowledgement of Purchase Form
  • Obtain an Invoice at the Cashier
  • Finalize the New Lot Ownership Registration
  • Complete the Nomination of Trainer Form
  • Buyers are encouraged to purchase insurance for your new horse(s)

Note: Full settlement must be made within seven (7) calendar days for the new purchased Horse(s)