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Simulcast and betting arrangements for Gold Cup Day(Updated)


HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast six of the Gold Cup Day races from Ascot Racecourse, UK on Thursday 16 June 2016.  Bets will be accepted* on these overseas races. 

Race times and betting pools

The first race of the Gold Cup Day will start at 9:30 pm on Thursday 16 June. These overseas races will be scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S2-1) to Race 6 (S2-6).  Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Race No.

Post Time (HK time)

Overseas races

Betting Pools


9:30 pm

Norfolk Stakes

S2-1, S2-2, S2-3, S2-4 and S2-6
Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Tierce, Trio, Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

Win, Place, Quinella
(As there are over 24 declared starters in this race, bracketing will be applied)

Double Trio


10:05 pm

Tercentenary Stakes


10:40 pm

Ribblesdale Stakes


11:20 pm

Gold Cup


00:00 am
(17 June)

Britannia Stakes (Handicap)


00:35 am
(17 June)

King George V Stakes (Handicap)

- All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting is available between S2 overseas races, but these bets cannot be combined with bets on local races
- Rebates are not available on bets placed on overseas races
- If there is no winner for the Double Trio, the jackpot generated will be carried forward to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes Day on 18 June 2016
- The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

Broadcast arrangements

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




9:15 pm until the end of S2-6

TVB J2 Channel


Cable TV Channel 18

Cable TV HD 203

now TV now668 Channel

UTV C+ Channel


9:15 pm until the end of S2-4

Off-Course Betting Branches (Except Cheung Chau and Mui Wo branches)


Live commentary 8 minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864


Hong Kong Toolbar


'S2' must be indicated for overseas race bets

Customers betting with cash or through Interactive Services** on overseas races should mark the “S2 box” and race number of the overseas race on the ticket or as required by the Interactive Services interfaces.  Those placing 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 race' and the race number respectively.

If “S2” or “Overseas race” is not indicated as required, any bets placed will be accepted
as bets for the corresponding local race.

Odds and starter information for overseas races

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

Bets accepted from 12:00 noon tomorrow

Ticket sales for overseas races will be available from 12:00 noon on 15 June.  Selling hours# for the overseas races are:




Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services** 


12:00 noon to
11:30 pm

12:00 noon to 8:45 am on the following day

12:00 noon to 8:45 am on the following day


12:00 noon to
11:30 pm

11:00 am to
start of S2-6

11:00 am to
start of S2-6

* 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 while business hours of other betting channels may change.  Please for updated information.


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Gold Cup Day


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