The Hong Kong Jockey Club will simulcast for betting seven races from the Takarazuka Kinen Day race meeting at Hanshin Racecourse in Japan, on Sunday, 27 June (first race 11:55 a.m. Hong Kong time).
The G1 Takarazuka Kinen (2200m for 3yo+) is the grand prize for Japan’s middle-distance horses and caps the spring season. It is one of two races on the Japanese racing calendar that provides an opportunity for racing fans to select the majority of runners via a vote.
The seven races to be simulcast from Japan are:
S1-1 11:55 am 3yo and up 1 win (1400m Dirt)
S1-2 12:25 pm 3yo and up 1 win (2200m Turf)
S1-3 12:55 pm Kinosaki Tokubetsu (1800m Turf)
S1-4 1:25 pm Maiko Tokubetsu (1400m Turf)
S1-5 2:00 pm Hananomichi Stakes (1200m Dirt)
S1-6 2:40 pm Takarazuka Kinen (G1 2200m Turf)
S1-7 3:30 pm Ribbon Sho (1800m Dirt)
Final declarations with barrier draws for the Takarazuka Kinen will be available on Friday, 25 June, while the final declarations with barrier draws for the other races will be published at HKJC.com on Saturday, 26 June.