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

31/10/2022 16:01

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast seven races of Melbourne Cup Day from Flemington Racecourse in Australia on Tuesday 1 November. Bets will be accepted* for these races.

For Melbourne Cup Day, two Double Trio pools will be offered and a jackpot of $297,295 is carried forward to the first Double Trio pool.

Race times and betting pools
The simulcast races of Melbourne Cup Day are scheduled as S2-1 to S2-7, and are due to start at 9:40 am on 1 November. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Melbourne Cup Day

Post Time
(Hong Kong time)
Overseas races Betting Pools
S2-1 9:40 am Batman Stakes Win
Quinella Place
Forecast & Trio Merged Pool
Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
1st Double Trio (S2-2 and S2-3)
2nd Double Trio (S2-4 and S2-5)
Treble (S2-5 to S2-7)
S2-2 10:20 am Schweppervescence Plate
S2-3 10:55 am Furphy Plate (Melbourne Cup Day Plate)
S2-4 12:00 noon Melbourne Cup
S2-5 12:50 pm BM90 Handicap
S2-6 1:35 pm The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (Maybe Mahal Stakes)
S2-7 2:15 pm MSS Security Sprint (Always Welcome Stakes)
– Rebates will be offered for the pools of Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place and Merged Pool Win on losing bets placed on simulcast overseas races (excludes outbound commingling pools). Any ticket or betline with a total losing bet amount of HK$10,000 or above will be eligible to receive a rebate of 6%
– 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 S2-1 to S2-7, but cannot be mixed with local races
– If there is no winner of the Double Trio, the jackpot generated will be carried forward to Queen Elizabeth II Cup Day on 13 November
– 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




9:15 am until the end of S2-7

TVB Ch85


Cable TV HD603 & Sports Plus 3 (Ch 605 & Ch 665)

now TV now668 & Ch630

Racing Touch^ & HKJC TV^

Off-Course Betting Branches#


Live commentary eight minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

Hong Kong Toolbar

 “S2” must be indicated for overseas race bets 
Customers betting with cash or through Digital Channels ** on overseas races should mark the “S2 box” and race number on the ticket or as required by the Digital Channels interface. Those placing bets via Telebet should clearly indicate the overseas race and race number to the operators. Those using 1886 Telebet Automated Services should input “overseas race” and the race number, respectively.

If “S2” 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 via Digital Channels, and through the Odds and Information Hotline 1835888.

Ticket sales arrangement for the overseas races 
Ticket sales for Melbourne Cup Day will be available from 12:00 noon on Monday, 31 October. (Subject to further announcement by the Club)

Melbourne Cup Day



1886  Telebet Automated Services and Digital Channels **



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 S2-7

7:30 am to
start of S2-7

 7:30 am to
start of S2-7

* All customers must be aged 18 and above.

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

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

**   Digital Channels supporting the service – Online Betting Service (eWin) , Classic 3-in-1 and Racing Touch.  For enquiries, please call 1818.