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 International Sale Office at (852) 2966-8335 for the reservation.


Monday, 26 February
Tuesday, 27 February
Thursday, 29 February
Monday, 4 March
Tuesday, 5 March
Thursday, 7 March
Friday, 8 March
Tuesday, 12 March
Thursday, 14 March


9:00 am – 11:00 am
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Stable Block 20, Sha Tin Racecourse

Breeze Up


  Saturday       9 March 2024


Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am – 11:15 am
Breeze Up
10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sale Horse Viewing
11:15am –12:15pm


Owners Box, 3/F, Grandstand 1, Sha Tin Racecourse
Sha Tin Racecourse
Stable Block 20, Sha Tin Racecourse

Hong Kong International Sale


  Friday         15 March 2024


6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
The Sale
7:45 pm – 10:00 pm


Parade Ring, Sha Tin Racecourse

ISG Bonus

The Owner(s) of any horse purchased at the March 2024 Hong Kong International Sale which gains its first win in a Class 3 when rated 60 or higher up to end of the 2024-25 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:

  • ii. A holder of a valid Import Permit (for Privately Purchased – PP or Privately Purchased Griffin - PPG), or
  • iii. A holder of a Replacement Permit (for PP or PPG); or
  • iiii. Listed on the Reserve and Tender / Auction Lists (for PP or PPG), as published on 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 should insure their horses at all times. HKJC has effected insurance cover for each Lot only until the fall of hammer when the risk of the Lot shall pass to the purchaser. A Purchaser who 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 information only. You acknowledge that these brokers are neither affiliated with nor endorsed by HKJC, and HKJC shall bear no responsibility or liability for any issue or dispute arising from or in connection with any advice given by such brokers or any arrangement between you and the broker and/or insurer.

    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

    Prospective 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 the relevant Lot(s) 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 purchasers should 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. 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.
    3. Purchasers who retain their 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 6 June 2023 Horse Ballot.
      ii) Person on the Reserve and Tender Lists (for PP or PPG) as published on 6 June 2023
      iii) Holders of any Replacement Permits.
      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
Events Registration Start Registration End
Breeze Up 9:00 am
Wednesday, 14 February 2024
12:00 noon
Thursday, 07 March 2024
Hong Kong International Sale
Fax: (852) 2966-7000
Post: International Sale Office, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 12/F Jockey Club Headquarters, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

Useful Checklist

Highlight 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 a 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)