International Racing Overview & Entries


Hong Kong holds Part I status in the International Cataloguing Standards and International Statistics Book (generally known as the ”Blue Book”), with all 31 races at pattern level open to 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$13 million to HK$36 million, while Group 2 races are worth HK$5.35 million, and Group 3 races offer HK$4.2 million.

Below, please find the noteworthy information for the 2023/24 Pattern Races at Group 1 level hosted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, along with a copy of the Pattern book, Horsemen’s Information, Entry Form and Terms and Conditions. Entries may 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 Group 1 race.

9 Dec 2018 – LONGINES Hong Kong International Races
Champions Day
STEWARDS' CUPCENTENARY SPRINT CUPCiti Hong Kong Gold CupQueen’s Silver Jubilee CupStandard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup


Race DateRacesRace
Prize money
Free entries forProspectus
Overseas HorsesHK Horses
10/12/2023 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup G1 2000 $36M 23/10/2023 23/10/2023 Download
10/12/2023 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile G1 1600 $32M 23/10/2023 23/10/2023 Download
10/12/2023 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint G1 1200 $26M 23/10/2023 23/10/2023 Download
10/12/2023 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase G1 2400 $24M 23/10/2023 23/10/2023 Download
21/01/2024 Stewards’ Cup - First Leg of the Triple Crown G1 1600 $13M 27/12/2023 08/01/2024 Download
28/01/2024 Centenary Sprint Cup - First Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series G1 1200 $13M 02/01/2024 15/01/2024 Download
25/02/2024 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup - Second Leg of the Triple Crown G1 2000 $13M 29/01/2024 13/02/2024 Download
10/03/2024 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup - Second Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series G1 1400 $13M 13/02/2024 26/02/2024 Download
28/04/2024 FWD QEII Cup G1 2000 $28M 18/03/2024 18/03/2024 Download
28/04/2024 FWD Champions Mile G1 1600 $22M 18/03/2024 18/03/2024 Download
28/04/2024 Chairman’s Sprint Prize - Final Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series G1 1200 $22M 18/03/2024 18/03/2024 Download
26/05/2024 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup - Final Leg of the Triple Crown G1 2400 $13M 29/04/2024 13/05/2024 Download
- Declaration fee applies to all Group races
- Supplementary entry fee applies (If applicable, 1% of total prize money of the race in HK dollars)
- HKJC reserves the rights to modify the information on this website at any time without prior notice
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