Horse Racing
Simulcast and betting arrangements for Met Day Two Double Trio pools on offer

24/01/2019 17:45

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast seven races of Met Day from Kenilworth racecourse of Cape Town in South Africa on Saturday, 26 January. Bets will be accepted* for these overseas races. Besides, two Double Trio pools will be offered to Met Day and a jackpot of $254,851 is carried forward to the Double Trio pool.

The tickets sales for Met Day will be available from 12:00 noon on Friday, 25 January. (Subject to further announcement by the Club)

Race times and betting pools

Met Day will start at 7:50 pm on 26 Saturday and these overseas races will be scheduled as S1-1 to S1-7. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Met Day

Race No. Post Time
(HK time)
Overseas races Betting Pools
S1-1 7:50 pm CTS 1200 Win
Quinella Place
Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
1st Double Trio: (S1-2 and S1-3)
2nd Double Trio: (S1-5 and S1-6)
Treble: (S1-5 to S1-7)
S1-2 8:25 pm CTS 1600
S1-3 9:00 pm Cape Flying Championship
S1-4 9:35 pm Cape Derby
S1-5 10:10 pm Majorca Stakes
S1-6 11:10 pm The Met
S1-7 11:50 pm Cape Stayers
– All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting is available between S1 overseas races, but these bets cannot be combined with bets on local races
– Rebates are not available on bets placed on overseas races
– If there is no winner for the Double Trio, the jackpot generated will be carried forward to the Dubai Thursday on 21 February 2019
– 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.

Met Day




7:35 pm until the end of the last race

TVB J2 Channel


Cable TV HD 603 & 618

now TV Channels now668 & 630

Racing Touch^

UTV C+ Channel


7:35 pm until the end of S1-6

Off-Course Betting Branches
(except Cheung Chau & Mui Wo branches)

Live commentary 8 minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864


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 Overseas Races

Ticket sales for Met Day will be available from 12:00 noon on Friday (25 January). Selling hours# for the overseas races are:



Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services**


12:00 nn to
11:00 pm

12:00 nn to 6:15 am
on the following day

12:00 nn to 6:15 am
on the following day


12:00 nn to
11:30 pm

7:30 am to
start of S1-7

7:30 am to
start of S1-7

* All customers must be aged 18 and above. 

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

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

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