Big Day At Sha Tin On Monday

Fun and fortune at the races!

Leaders in international customer service standards, the Hong Kong Jockey Club will host the Chinese New Year Raceday at Sha Tin on Monday 12 February, the third day of the Chinese New Year, and it will mark the Year of the Dragon with spectacular horse racing and on-course activities.

Racing fans will receive a designated “Fortune Pen” and have a chance to win a designated 24k gold foil ornament#.

There will be an electrifying variety show and traditional lion dance before the races commence, as well as a range of other on-course activities throughout the afternoon.

A total of up to HK$138 million will be on offer to celebrate Chinese New Year.

The Triple Trio jackpot will be topped up to HK$11 million from the Jackpot Reserve for the Chinese New Year Raceday, the estimated dividend for a single HK$10 winning unit could reach HK$18 million. The Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool will also be topped up for Race 7 and Race 11, with a HK$1 million jackpot allocated to each race.

(Ed – the above are for Hong Kong players)

Monday’s fixture will start with the Opening Variety Show and Ceremony at 11.15am in the Parade Ring, Sha Tin Racecourse. Financial Secretary of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, The Honourable Paul CHAN Mo-po, will officiate at the Opening Ceremony joined by the Club’s senior officials.

The Opening Variety Show will kick start the Chinese New Year Raceday, with live entertainment from artists Bowie Woo, Nancy Sit, James Ng and Albert Chau. Jockeys will greet fans with lucky messages, while a festive lion dance will bring good fortune to all.

“Midlife, Sing & Shine” singers will perform live throughout the day underneath Mezza One in the Public Betting Hall.

All racegoers will receive a designated “Fortune Pen” and an instant win card# upon admission to Sha Tin Racecourse and Happy Valley Racecourse offering a chance to win a designated 24k gold foil ornament.

There are 388 prizes to be won on the day, with a total value of over HK$140,000.

The Feng Shui Avenue symbolising luck and wealth at the Public Forecourt

The Club will participate in the International Chinese New Year Night Parade on the first day of Chinese New Year to celebrate with the community.

After the parade, the float will be on display at the Chinese New Year Raceday at Sha Tin on 12 Feb.

Racing fans are welcome to take part in “Sha Tin Racecourse Delights”. The first 500 participants who have completed the quiz with correct answer on each relevant race day will receive a designated prize.

A variety of festive dishes will be available at Mezza One for racegoers.

There are 11 races on the day, with the first starting at 06h30 (SA time) while the HK$3.72 million Class 1 Chinese New Year Cup Handicap (1400m) will be held as Race 8 (10h05).

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