Horse Racing
Renovation works - Sha Tin turf track and large all weather track

16/01/2018 17:11

1. Verti-drain on Sha Tin turf track

The verti-drain was used on the Sha Tin turf track to alleviate surface hardness according to the following schedules:

2 – 8 January A to C Course
14 – 16 January C+3 Course and the remaining area

On completion of the works, the areas were lightly rolled as per previous practice.

2. Ripping of large all weather track

The large all weather track was ripped today to a depth of 5 1/2″ to relieve surface hardness as well as to achieve thorough mixing of 36 tonnes of silt and clay applied on 15 January.