International Racing Overview & Entries

Hong Kong holds Part I jurisdiction status by the International Cataloguing Standards and International Statistics Book, commonly known as the “Blue Book,” and all 31 races at pattern level are open for overseas entries. Alongside 12 established Group 1 contests, Hong Kong stages seven Group 2 and 12 Group 3 races. Prize money for Group 1 races ranges from HK$10 million to HK$25 million. Group 2 races offer HK$4 million and Group 3 races offer HK$3 million.

Below, please find the noteworthy information for the 2017/18 Pattern Races at Group 1 level hosted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, along with a copy of the Pattern Book, including race prospectus details. Entries may also be submitted using our Online Entry Form.


The links below will direct you to a specially-designed website for each of Hong Kong’s Group 1 races. The sites are updated approximately one month before each race day with news and information pertinent to the event. Click on an image to view the website for each international Group 1 race.

10 Dec 2017 – LONGINES Hong Kong International Races
Champions Day
STEWARDS' CUP CENTENARY SPRINT CUP Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup
Free Entries For Races Race Status Distance
29/01/2018 12/02/2018 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup
- Second Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series
G1 1400 25/02/18 Download
29/01/2018 12/02/2018 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup
- Second Leg of the Triple Crown
G1 2000 25/02/18 Download
19/03/2018 19/03/2018 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup G1 2000 29/04/18 Download
19/03/2018 19/03/2018 Champions Mile G1 1600 29/04/18 Download
19/03/2018 19/03/2018 Chairman’s Sprint Prize
- Final Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series
G1 1200 29/04/18 Download
30/04/2018 14/05/2018 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup
- Final Leg of the Triple Crown
G1 2400 27/05/18 Download
- Supplementary entry fee applies (1% of total prize money in HK dollars of the race)
- Declaration fee applies to all Group races


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