The Hong Kong Jockey Club will simulcast for betting eight races from the Osaka Hai Day meeting at Hanshin Racecourse, Japan, on Sunday, 4 April. (1st race 11:25 a.m. Hong Kong time).
The Osaka Hai (G1 2000m for 4yo and upwards) attained its Grade 1 status in 2017 and has served as an important lead up for Japan’s most prestigious staying race – the Tenno Sho (Spring).
The eight races to be simulcast from Japan are:
S1-1 11:25 am 3yo 1 win (1600m Turf)
S1-2 11:55 am 4yo and up 1 win (2000m Dirt)
S1-3 12:25 pm 4yo and up 2 wins (1800m Dirt)
S1-4 12:55 pm 4yo and up 2 wins (1400m Dirt)
S1-5 1:25 pm Akashi Tokubetsu (2000m Turf)
S1-6 2:00 pm Yodoyabashi Stakes (1200m Turf)
S1-7 2:40 pm Osaka Hai (G1 2000m Turf)
S1-8 3:25 pm Naruto Stakes (1400m Dirt)
Final declarations with barriers for the Osaka Hai will be available on the afternoon of Friday, 2 April while the final declarations with barrier draws for the other races will be published on the afternoon of Saturday 3 April.