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Simulcast and betting arrangements for Japan Cup


HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast the Japan Cup from Tokyo Racecourse, Japan as part of the Sha Tin day meeting on Sunday, 30 November.  Bets will be accepted* for this overseas race.

Japan Cup scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S1-1)
Japan Cup is due to start at 2:55 pm Hong Kong time on Sunday, when ten local races will be held at Sha Tin Racecourse that afternoon.  The overseas race will be scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S1-1) and the local races have been scheduled as Races 1 to 10.

Japan Cup will be broadcast at Sha Tin and Happy Valley racecourses, at Off-Course Betting Branches (OCBBs), on ATV Asia Channel and Home Channel, Cable TV Channel 18 and Channel HD203, now TV now668 Channel, TVB Network Vision Window Channel, DBC Channel 7, UTV as well as on Commercial Radio FM881 and Hong Kong Toolbar.  Customers can also review the Japan Cup at one hour after the running of the race.

Betting pools for Japan Cup

Race No.

Post time (Hong Kong time)

Races 1 to 5
(Local races)

12:35 pm to 2:35 pm

Japan Cup

2:55 pm

Betting pools for Japan Cup: Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Tierce, Trio, First 4

 All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up will not be available for the Japan Cup.  Thus, bets for the local races cannot be mixed with the simulcast race. 

 Rebate NOT applicable to any bets for Japan Cup

Races 6 to 10
(Local races)

3:25 pm to 5:35 pm

'S1' must be indicated for overseas race bets
Customers betting with cash or through Interactive Services** on the overseas race 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 meeting” is not indicated, bets will be assigned to 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 race and local races will be available from 12:00 noon tomorrow (29 November).  Selling hours# of the overseas race are:




Interactive Services and 1886 Telebet Automated Services

Sha Tin & Happy Valley Racecourse


12:00 noon to
11:30 pm

12:00 noon to 5:30 am
on the following day



9:00 am to
start of S1-1

6:45 am to start of S1-1

11:35 am to
start of S1-1

* 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.


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