Racecourse sights in China
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Northeast of Sha Tin town centre is Hong Kong’s second racecourse, which opened in 1978 and can accommodate up to 80,000 punters. In general, races are held on Saturday afternoon – and sometimes on Sunday and public holidays – from September to June; a list of race meetings is available from the HKTB or the racecourse website.
Bets are easily placed at one of the numerous computerised betting terminals run by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. There is a worthwhile horseracing tour available for the interested but uninitiated through Splendid Tours & Travel.
The MTR Racecourse station, just west of the track, opens on race days only. Other-wise, get off at Fo Tan station…