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Simulcast and betting arrangements for the Melbourne Cup Day


HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast six races of the Melbourne Cup Day from Australia on Tuesday, 4 November.  Bets will be accepted* on these races.

Race times and betting pools
The first simulcast race of the Melbourne Cup Day races will start at 10:15 am on Tuesday. These overseas races will be scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S1-1) to Race 6 (S1-6). Details of the post times and betting pools are:

Race No.

Post time
(HK time)

Overseas races

Betting pools


10:15 am       

Schweppes #FlemingtonFling

Quinella Place
First 4
Double Trio (S1-3 & S1-4)
Quartet (S1-6)
Treble (S1-4 to S1-6)



11:00 am       

Lexus Hybrid Plate (Desirable Stakes)


12:00 noon

Melbourne Cup


12:55 pm          

James Boag’s Premium Stakes (Melbourne Cup Day Plate)


01:35 pm      

MSS Security Sprint (Always Welcome Stakes)


02:15 pm       

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (Maybe Mahal Stakes)

  • All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting is available between S1-1 and S1-6, but cannot be mixed with those on the local races
  • Rebate not applicable to any bets for overseas races
  • If there is no winner for the Double Trio, the jackpot generated will be carried forward to the Double Trio pool of Emirates Stakes Day on 8 November



Broadcast arrangements
The overseas races will be broadcast on TV and radio, as well as at Off-Course Betting Branches (OCBBs).  Customers can review the overseas races at one hour after the running of each race. 



From 10:00 am until
the end of the last race

aTV Asia Channel

Cable TV Channel 64

Cable TV Channel HD203

nowTV now668 Channel

TVB Network Vision Window Channel

DBC Channel 7



10:00 am to 12:30 pm
12:50 pm until the end of the last race


aTV World Channel

Free entry to public from 9:30 am

Public Stand of Happy Valley Racecourse

Live Chinese commentary 8 minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

Hong Kong Toolbar

'S1' must be indicated for overseas race bets
Customers betting with cash or through Interactive Services** on overseas races should mark the S1 box and race number of the overseas race on the ticket or the interfaces of Interactive Services as appropriate. Those who place bets via Telebet should clearly indicate the overseas race and race number to the operators. Those using the 1886 Telebet Automated Services should input 'overseas meeting' and the race number respectively.

If S1 or overseas races are not indicated, they will be accepted as bets for the corresponding local race.

Odds and starter information for overseas races
The odds and starter information for the overseas races will be available at all OCBBs, Interactive Services, and the Odds and Information Hotline 1835888.

Bets accepted from 12:00 noon tomorrow
Ticket sales for the overseas races will be available from 12:00 noon tomorrow.  Selling hours# of the overseas races are:




Interactive Services

Happy Valley Racecourse

Sha Tin Racecourse
(For members only)


12:00 noon
11:00 pm

12:00 noon to 6:00 am on the following day

12:00 noon to 6:00 am on the following day






9:00 am to
start of S1-6

7:15 am to start of S1-6

7:15 am to start of S1-6

9:30 am to start of S1-6

10:00 am to start of S1-6

* All customers must be aged 18 and above

**   Interactive Services supporting the service - Online Betting Service (eWin) , Mobile Betting Service, CIT-8, Mango devices and MangoPRO betting app.  For enquiries, please call 1818.

# Some OCBBs close earlier and business hours of the betting channels may change.  Please visit for update information.

## Due to road blockage, service of some OCBBs will be suspended. Customers are advised to refer to the Club’s latest announcement.


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Melbourne Cup Day


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