$50 million mega prize to celebrate the start of season
A total of $50 million in prizes will be up for grabs to celebrate the start of the season. For the season’s opening day this Sunday, a total of $30 million in prize money will be on offer. The Triple Trio will be topped up, with an estimated payout of $18 million should there be only one single $10 winning unit. The last race of the Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool will carry a $1 million jackpot. In addition, jackpots will be carried forward to the 1st Double Trio and Six Win Bonus, bumping up the estimated payouts of the two pools to $7 million and $4 million, respectively, for a single $10 winning unit.
For the season’s first night meeting next Wednesday, up to $20 million in total prize money will be up for grabs. The Triple Trio will be topped up, with an estimated payout of $18 million for a single $10 winning unit. The last leg of the Triple Trio and the last race of the Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool will also carry a $1 million jackpot each.
A spectacular line-up of on-course events
The opening ceremony will take place in the Parade Ring at 12:00 noon. It will start with the traditional eye-dotting of the ceremonial lions, followed by the gong-striking ceremony performed by HKSAR Chief Executive, the Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Jockeys will also be in attendance to wish fans the very best for the coming season.