Horse Racing
LONGINES HKIR will be held Sunday at Sha Tin Racecourse

05/12/2019 17:28

Sha Tin Racecourse will host one of world racing’s most celebrated events – the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – on Sunday, 8 December. Come and experience the truly world-class on-course action on turf.

After Race 2, all jockeys participating in the four Group 1 races will greet racing fans in the Parade Ring to raise the curtain on this year’s International Races. The four International Group 1 races worth a total purse of HK$93 million will be run on the turf track in the following order:

Race 4 (1:40pm) – LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m, prize money HK$20 million)
Race 5 (2:20pm) –  LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m, prize money HK$20 million)
Race 7 (3:30pm) –  LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m, prize money HK$25 million)
Race 8 (4:10pm) – LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m, prize money HK$28 million)

A range of exclusive LONGINES HKIR themed merchandise, including jacket, vest, polo shirt and accessories, is available now at the Gift at Races online shop Merchandise items will also be on offer at designated sales counters and Gift at Races souvenir shops at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday.

Standing Horse Plush HK$198 Silk Tie HK$198
Pacsafe Backpack HK$898 350ml Vacuum Insulated Bottle HK$198
Pacsafe Cross Body Bag HK$598 Ceramic Mug HK$98
Puffer Jacket HK$598 Stainless Steel Straw Set HK$168
Quilted Vest HK$498 Airpods Case HK$138
Short-sleeve Polo HK$298 Strap Keychain HK$98
Baseball Cap HK$168 Smartphone Wireless Charger HK$188
Metal Ball Pen HK$128    

A range of international cuisines will be presented at Mezza One to delight the palates of racegoers.

Baked Cheese Macaroni with Smoked Chicken HK$50
Oxtail Potjie HK$60
Instant Noodles tossed with Middle Chicken Wings in Sweet Sauce HK$48
Unagi Don HK$78
Hand Pulled Pork Burger with Coleslaw and Grilled Onion, Potatoes Wedges HK$70
Banger and Mash HK$50
Roasted Chicken Roulade stuffed with Escargots and Mushroom, Roasted New Potatoes and Garlic Gravy HK$75

All visitors with valid travel documents or passports may enjoy free entry to the public stands at the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin Racecourse on 8 December (except areas with additional entrance fees).

Admission to the racecourse for the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races will start at 10:30 am.  Race 1 is at 12:00 noon. There will be no door gift for racegoers on 8 December. 

For enquiries, please call the HKJC’s Customer Hotline 1817 or visit event theme site. All racegoers must be aged 18 or above.