Horse Racing
Simulcast and betting arrangements for Japan Cup

27/11/2020 16:19

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast Japan Cup from Tokyo Racecourse, Japan as part of the Sha Tin day meeting on Sunday, 29 November. Bets will be accepted* for this oversea race.

The ticket sales for Japan Cup will be available from 12:00 nn on Saturday, 28 November. (Subject to further announcement by the Club)

Race times and betting pools

Japan Cup is scheduled as S1-1, and is due to start at 2:40 pm on 29 November, when ten local races will be held at Sha Tin Racecourse on the same afternoon. The local races have been scheduled as Races 1 to 10. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Japan Cup

Race No. Post time (Hong Kong time)
Races 1 to 4 (Local races) 12:45 pm to 2:15 pm
S1-1  Japan Cup 2:40 pm Betting pools:

Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Forecast & Trio Merged Pool, Tierce, Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

Races 5 to 10 (Local races) 3:05 pm to 5:50 pm
–  All-Up as well as Cross Pool All-Up betting are 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.  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 Channels 18 &
HD 603

now TV Channels now668 & 630

Racing Touch^ & HKJC TV^


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 Overseas Races

Ticket sales for Japan Cup will be available from 12:00 nn on Saturday, 28 November. Selling hours for the overseas races are:



1886  Telebet Automated Services and Interactive Services** 



12:00 nn to 4:00 am
on the following day

12:00 nn to 6:20 am
on the following day



9:00 am to start of S1-1

7:35 am to start of S1-1

11:45 am to start of S1-1

* All customers must be aged 18 or above. 

^ Login with betting account, press ‘Live Streaming’ under Main Menu

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