The Hong Kong Jockey Club (the Club) would like to remind customers of the special arrangements for the race meeting on 2 December at the Happy Valley Racecourse.
Apart from trainers, jockeys and Club officials with race day duties, only Stewards, Owners with Starters and their family members who have made advance bookings approved by the Club will be admitted to the racecourses. No guests will be admitted. All entrants will have to abide by public health measures, including temperature screening before entry, filling in health declaration forms <download here www.hkjc.com/hd> and wearing of face masks during the race meetings. In addition, smoking is not allowed inside the racecourse. Any person who has travelled overseas (except those who are exempted from the HKSAR Government quarantine requirements), lives in the same building as or has been in contact with a confirmed case within 14 days prior to the race day will not be admitted. In addition to public health measures, standard security measures at racecourse entrances will be applied to ensure racecourse safety.
To comply with the Government’s conditions, only one Owner of each Starter will be allowed to have access to the Parade Ring. Furthermore, in line with social distancing rules, a distance of at least 1.5 metres will be maintained between groups of people inside the Parade Ring.
There will not be celebratory arrangements or ceremonies on the racecourse except for the purpose of taking winning photos at the Winning Arch after each race.
On that night, only Owners Pavilion, Owners Box on 2/F, Owners Box on 3/F, Owners Box on 6/F and Stewards Box on 4/F will be open on the Happy Valley Racecourse, and racecourse cross-betting is not available. The catering facilities on the racecourse will operate in full compliance with the requirements issued by the Secretary for Food and Health for the catering business such as accommodating no more than two persons per dining table, maintaining at least 1.5-metre distance between the tables and no selling or supplying of food or drink for consumption on the racecourse from 10 pm.
All Off-Course Betting Branches will be temporarily closed from 2 December until further notice. Customers can place bets via Telebet hotlines, namely 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1889, Priority Red Card and Quickline, as well as via the Club’s mobile betting app, Racing Touch, eWin or 1886 Telebet Automated System. Fund deposits can be made by FPS or EPSCO via the Club’s betting app or eWin, or by PPS or Bank Bill Payment Services via online banking websites. Customers who do not have an online funds transfer facility can register online via the Club’s betting app or via eWin for FPS fund transfers.
* Customers must be aged 18 or above