Horse Racing
Simulcast and betting arrangements for Melbourne Cup Day Two Double Trio pools on offer

31/10/2021 18:52

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast seven races of Melbourne Cup Day from Flemington Racecourse in Australia on Tuesday, 2 November. Bets will be accepted* for these races and two Double Trio pools will be offered.

Race times and betting pools
The simulcast races of the Melbourne Cup Day are scheduled as S1-1 to S1-7, and are due to start at 9:40 am on 2 November. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Melbourne Cup Day

Post Time
(HK time)
Overseas races Betting Pools
S1-1 9:40 am Furphy Plate (Melbourne Cup Day Plate) Win
Quinella Place
Forecast & Trio Merged Pool
Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
1st Double Trio (S1-2 and S1-3)
2nd Double Trio (S1-5 and S1-6)
Treble (S1-5 to S1-7)
S1-2 10:20 am BM90 Handicap
S1-3 10:55 am Schweppervescence Plate
S1-4 12:00 noon Melbourne Cup
S1-5 1:00 pm The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (Maybe Mahal Stakes)
S1-6 1:40 pm Batman Stakes
S1-7 2:15 pm MSS Security Sprint (Always Welcome Stakes)
– Four Place dividends will be offered for overseas races with 21 or more declared starters at the commencement of selling
– All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up bets are available for S1-1 to S1-7, but cannot mixed with local races
– Rebates are not available on any bets placed on overseas races
– If there is no winner of the Double Trio, the jackpot generated will be carried forward to Queen Elizabeth II Cup Day on 14 November 2021
– The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the Club’s final announcement

Broadcast arrangements 
Simulcast races will be broadcast on TV and radio. Customers can also review the overseas races at one hour after each race has finished.

Melbourne Cup Day




9:25 am until the end of S1-7



9:15 am until the end of S1-7

Cable TV HD603

now TV now668 & Ch630

Racing Touch^ & HKJC TV^

Off-Course Betting Branches#


Live commentary 8 minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

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 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” are 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 Melbourne Cup Day will be available from noon on Monday, 1 November. (Subject to further announcement by the Club)

Melbourne Cup Day



1886  Telebet Automated Services and Interactive Services**



12:00 noon to
6:00 pm

12:00 noon to 6:15 am
on the following day

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


9:00 am to start of S1-7

7:30 am to
start of S1-7

8:30 am to
start of S1-7

* All customers must be aged 18 or above.

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

# With exception of some OCBBs. For details, please visit

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