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.
LONGINES HKIR Hospitality Packages
The Hong Kong Jockey Club is delighted to offer world-class hospitality for racing fans of the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races. HKJC will be offering two packages that will include access to the Champion Circle at Sha Tin Racecourse, directly overlooking the winning post, and exclusive services such as access to the Members Enclosure at our racecourse. Events leading up to LONGINES Hong Kong International Races are also available for fans to attend, such as the International Jockey’s Championship Night, or the Barrier Draw.
|Downloads - Packages details & reservation form|
|Downloads - For 2023/2024 pattern race|
|Free entries for||Prospectus|
|Overseas Horses||HK Horses|
|10/12/2023||LONGINES Hong Kong Cup||G1||2000||$36M||23/10/2023||23/10/2023||
|10/12/2023||LONGINES Hong Kong Mile||G1||1600||$32M||23/10/2023||23/10/2023||
|10/12/2023||LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint||G1||1200||$26M||23/10/2023||23/10/2023||
|10/12/2023||LONGINES Hong Kong Vase||G1||2400||$24M||23/10/2023||23/10/2023||
|21/01/2024||Stewards’ Cup - First Leg of the Triple Crown||G1||1600||$13M||27/12/2023||08/01/2024||
|28/01/2024||Centenary Sprint Cup - First Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series||G1||1200||$13M||02/01/2024||15/01/2024||
|25/02/2024||Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup - Second Leg of the Triple Crown||G1||2000||$13M||29/01/2024||13/02/2024||
|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||
|28/04/2024||FWD QEII Cup||G1||2000||$28M||18/03/2024||18/03/2024||
|28/04/2024||FWD Champions Mile||G1||1600||$22M||18/03/2024||18/03/2024||
|28/04/2024||Chairman’s Sprint Prize - Final Leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series||G1||1200||$22M||18/03/2024||18/03/2024||
|26/05/2024||Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup - Final Leg of the Triple Crown||G1||2400||$13M||29/04/2024||13/05/2024||
- 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