About Horse Racing in Hong Kong

Horse racing is a very popular sport in Hong Kong. It's conducted at the Happy Valley Racecourse which is a fantastic setting for all the fans. In most cases, horse racing in Hong Kong usually takes place under lights at this Racecourse with skyscrapers taking ample time to overlook the racetracks. This in return makes the racecourse a destination, which can not be ignored, especially if you plan a visit to this city.

This sport usually takes place from the months of September to June/July and carried out on Wednesdays during the evening hours and weekends. On these particular days, if you are visiting Hong Kong, it's with no doubt that you will hear hoofs pounding down the stretch at both the Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island as well as Sha Tin that is located in the New Territories. On these particular days, prestigious international horse races take place aiming to acquire the world's richest purses. It is normally a great day at the races and if interested you can easily join in when you visit the city.

Happy Valley Racecourse

Happy Valley Racecourse
Address: 
2 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island
Located in the Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Happy Valley Racecourse was first built as a racecourse for the British who were living in Hong Kong. The regular racing season begins in September and ends in June, with races on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. If you are in Hong Kong on Wednesday or weekends, visit the racecourse. It's a great way to spend an evening and get a nice experience.

Sha Tin Racecourse

Address: 
Sha Tin, New Territories
The Sha Tin racecourse is located in New Territories, Hong Kong and it hosts some of the highly rated horse racing events in the world on a year-round basis. This racecourse hosts the Hong Kong Cup which is estimated over $20,000,000. The racecourse track has 2 grandstands, which can comfortably fit over 85,000 spectators on a regular basis.

Hong Kong Coliseum

Hong Kong Coliseum
Address: 
9 Cheong Wan Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
The Hong Kong Coliseum was built by the urban council and was opened in 1983. It is a multipurpose indoor stadium which has been hosting a lot of international sports and other events. It is the second of a kind facility in Hong Kong and it can occupy around 12,500 spectators or more. It falls at the same class with AsiaWorld-Arena which was established in 2005.

Hong Kong Stadium

Hong Kong Stadium
Address: 
+852 2895 7926
Hong Kong stadium is able to accommodate up to 40,000 people and has the modern equipment aimed at making to every visitor a feel of comfort while enjoying a great game together with friends or family members. It is situated in So Kong Po - the famous green valley in Hong Kong. The stadium has been made famous by its association with the great rugby tournament known as the rugby sevens.

Queen Elizabeth Stadium

Address: 
18 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, HK Island
Located in Wan Chai, on the famous Morrison Hill, the Queen Elizabeth Stadium is an indoor sports venue. It was opened in 1980 and houses a variety of sports facilities, such as table-tennis area, badminton courts, squash courts, two large function rooms and a multi-purpose hall, that can by easily turned into a basketball court or for sports training.