Sha Tin Racecourse will host one of the most celebrated events in the global horse racing calendar – the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – on Sunday, 8 December. Come and experience a week of truly world-class on-course action and exceptional off-track entertainment.
Wednesday, 4 December
LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship
Happy Valley Racecourse
The LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship lives up to its reputation as the premier contest of its kind on the global calendar. On Wednesday, 4 December at Happy Valley Racecourse, Members can witness an all-star cast of some of the world’s best jockeys vying for a record HK$800,000 prize to be shared by the top three riders. The first of the major events in a week-long celebration of international racing, it is followed by the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races on Sunday, 8 December at Sha Tin Racecourse. At Happy Valley Racecourse, you can look forward to lively scenes introducing the participating jockeys as the races commence, accompanied by jubilant cheers from the enthusiastic crowd. Zac Purton and João Moreira will be representing Hong Kong; other star jockeys such as Frankie Dettori, Ryan Moore and Silvestre de Sousa will also be taking part on the race night.
Thursday, 5 December
LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – Barrier Draw
Parade Ring, Sha Tin Racecourse
The Barrier Draw results for the four G1 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – the Hong Kong Cup, Hong Kong Mile, Hong Kong Sprint and Hong Kong Vase – will be determined at the official Barrier Draw ceremony in the Sha Tin Racecourse’s Parade Ring on the morning of Thursday, 5 December.
Friday, 6 December
LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Gala Dinner and LONGINES World’s Best Jockey Award Ceremony
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
VIP guests from across the globe are warmly invited to join the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Gala Dinner at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The LONGINES World’s Best Jockey Award Ceremony will also be held on the same evening.
Saturday, 7 December
Trackside Breakfast with the Stars
Sha Tin Racecourse
A lovely morning beckons at Sha Tin Racecourse, where you will enjoy the fresh air, the company of happy families and a delicious breakfast to make sure you are satiated and ready for Hong Kong’s biggest single day of racing, as you relish the opportunity to meet star trainers and jockeys.
Sunday, 8 December
LONGINES Hong Kong International Races
Sha Tin Racecourse
All eyes are on Sha Tin Racecourse as leading horses, jockeys, trainers and Owners from around the globe compete for a total of HK$93 million in prize money in four G1 events at the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races.
Aaron Kwok, LONGINES Ambassador of Elegance, will be at Sha Tin Racecourse to cheer on all the contenders.
Please also visit the merchandise counter at Sha Tin Racecourse to pick out some themed merchandise and bring home great souvenirs from this year’s memorable international races.
During the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, LONGINES will have the pleasure of welcoming you to its elegant boutique located at the 1/F Members Enclosure, Grandstand 1, where you will have the opportunity to peruse the brand’s various collections. Special items include the Official Watch of the event and pieces from the LONGINES Master Collection.
LONGINES Prize for Elegance
Sha Tin Racecourse
A reflection of its long-standing motto, “Elegance is an attitude”, the LONGINES Prize for Elegance is presented by the Swiss watch brand at major international racing events all around the world, and the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races are no exception. On Sunday, 8 December, the day of the International Races, a photographer will be on hand to take pictures of stylish ladies and invite them to enter a competition. The winner will receive a LONGINES watch presented by Aaron Kwok, LONGINES Ambassador of Elegance. We look forward to welcoming you at the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, which will transform Sha Tin Racecourse into a place of utmost elegance and refinement.