Horse Racing
Simulcast and betting arrangements for Japan Cup Jackpot available for Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

24/11/2017 17:08

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast Japan Cup from Tokyo Racecourse, Japan on Sunday 26 November 2017 during Sha Tin race meeting. Meanwhile, the Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool of the race will be topped up with $600,000 jackpot. Bets will be accepted* for this overseas race.

The tickets sales for Japan Cup will be available from 12:00 noon on Saturday 25 November (subject to further announcement by the Club).

Race times and betting pools

The Japan Cup will start at 2:40 pm on Sunday 26 November and this overseas race will be scheduled as S1-1. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Japan Cup (Sunday, 26 November 2017)

Race No. Post time (Hong Kong time)
Local Races 1 to 4 12:45 pm to 2:15 pm
Japan Cup
2:40 pm Win
Quinella Place
Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
Local Races 5 to 10 3:05 pm to 5:50 pm
– All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting is not available between S1 and local races
–  Rebates are not available on bets placed on overseas races
– The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

Broadcast arrangements

Simulcast races will be broadcast on TV and radio, as well as at Off-Course Betting Branches (OCBBs).  Customers can also review the overseas races at one hour after the running of the race. 

Japan Cup




2:40 pm until the end of S1-1

TVB J2 Channel


Cable TV Channel 18 &
HD 203

now TV now668 & 630 Channel

Racing Touch^


UTV C+ Channel


Off-Course Betting Branches

Live commentary

Commercial Radio FM881


Hong Kong Toolbar

‘S1’ must be indicated for overseas race bets

Customers betting with cash or through Interactive Services** on overseas races should mark the ‘S1 box’ and race number of the overseas race on the ticket or as required by the Interactive Services interfaces.  Those placing bets via Telebet should clearly indicate the overseas race and race number to the operators. Those using the 1886 Telebet Automated Services should input ‘overseas race’ and the race number respectively.

If ‘S1’ or ‘Overseas race’ is not indicated as required, any bets placed will be accepted as bets for the corresponding local race.

Odds and starter information for overseas races

The odds and starter information for overseas races will be available at all OCBBs, via Interactive Services, and on the Odds and Information Hotline 1835888.

Ticket Sales Arrangement for the Japan Cup

Ticket sales for the Japan Cup will be available from 12:00 noon tomorrow (25 November). Selling hours# for the overseas races are:

Japan Cup



Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services**



12:00 nn to
11:30 pm

12:00 nn to 6:30 am on the following day

12:00 nn to 6:30 am on the following day



9:00 am to
start of S1-1

7:45 am to
start of S1-1

7:45 am to
start of S1-1

11:45 am to
start of S1-1

* All customers must be aged 18 and above

**   Interactive Services supporting the service – Online Betting Service (eWin) , Mobile Betting Service, Mango devices and MangoPRO betting app.  For enquiries, please call 1818.

# Some OCBBs close earlier while business hours of other betting channels may change.  Please for updated information.