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Simulcast and betting arrangements for Takarazuka Kinen


HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast the Takarazuka Kinen from Hanshin Racecourse, Japan as part of the Sha Tin day meeting on Sunday, 26 June.  Bets will be accepted* for this overseas race.

Race times and betting pools

Takarazuka Kinen is due to start at 2:40 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. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Race No.

Post time (Hong Kong time)

Races 1 to 4 (Local races)

12:45 pm to 2:15 pm

S1-1 Takarazuka Kinen

2:40 pm

Betting pools for Takarazuka Kinen:

Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Tierce, Trio, Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting will not be available for Takarazuka Kinen.  Thus, bets on the overseas race cannot be combined with bets on local races. 

Rebates are not available on bets placed on overseas race

Races 5 to 10 (Local races)

3:05 pm to 5:45 pm


Broadcast arrangements

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








2:40 pm

TVB J2 Channel


Cable TV Channel 18

Cable TV HD 203

now TV now668 Channel

UTV C+ Channel


Off-Course Betting Branches

Live Chinese commentary for the race

Commercial Radio FM881


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 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 S1 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 the overseas race will be available from 12:00 noon on 25 June.  Selling hours# for the overseas race are:



Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services**

Sha Tin &
Happy Valley


12:00 noon to
11:30 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 S1-1

7:15 am to
start of S1-1

7:15 am to
start of S1-1

11:45 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 while business hours of other betting channels may change.  Please for updated information.


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