Track Work – 2023 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

24/11/2023 17:55

The following changes will be applicable for track work and barrier trials during the December period.

  1. HKIR Track Work Timetable - The attached HKIR track work timetable will become operational on Saturday, 2nd December and remain effective until Sunday, 10th December inclusive.

  2. Please note the following points:

    1. The track opens at 4:45am
    2. The large & small track closes for harrowing at 6:15am.
    3. The large & small track closes at 8:30am
    4. The bridle path closes at 8:15am and the trotting ring closes at 8:30am
    5. The Riverside Gallop, Olympics Equine Pool and Trotting Ring close at 8:30am from 2nd to 10th Dec, except on Tuesday 5th Dec
    6. Barrier trials (5th Dec) on the All Weather Track commence 8:15am (gate closes at 8:00am), only 1200M start will be offered (restricted to max. 3 batches)
    7. No barrier trials on 8th Dec
    8. Monday & Thursday stalls tests (4th and 7th Dec) will be held at 7:30am
    9. 1800M Jump-outs opens between 7:00am to 8:00am:
      Mon, 4th Dec restricted to horses entered for R/M Wed, 6th Dec, HKIR runners (quota not included) & intended runners for R/M Sun, 10th Dec
      Thur, 7th Dec restricted to horses entered for R/M Sun, 10th Dec, HKIR runners (quota not included)
    10. RDB horses will not be admitted for grass works at the 1800M Jump-outs on 4th & 7th Dec
    11. Afternoon gate practice and education inside the trotting ring paddock will not be available on Fri, 8th Dec

  3. Grass Gallops - Local horses entered for any of the International Races can gallop twice on the grass track accompanied by one additional horse from Friday, 1st December until Saturday, 9th December inclusive. The grass track will be open between 6:00am - 7:00am, booking is required.

  4. December Grass Trials - The December Turf Trials will be held on Tuesday, 12th December.

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