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Simulcast and betting arrangements for Melbourne Cup Day, with ��Winning Region�� on offer for Melbourne Cup

30/10/2016

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast six of the Melbourne Cup Day races from Flemington Racecourse, Australia on Tuesday 1 November 2016. Bets will be accepted* for these overseas races. Winning Region (Composite Win) will also be offered for Melbourne Cup. Besides, a jackpot of $132,661 is carried forward to the Double Trio pool.

For Melbourne Cup Day, there are substitute horses in Race 2 (S1-2), Race 4 (S1-4) and Race 6 (S1-6). The start-selling time of these races as well as D-T (S1-3 & S1-4) and TBL (S1-4 to S1-6) will commence at 7:30 am on Tuesday 1 November. The start-selling time of all other races will commence at 12:00 noon on Monday 31 October. Customers can stay tune on the Club’s latest announcement.

The Winning Region composites will be defined at 12:00 noon on Monday 31 October and tickets sales will be available after that time.

Race times and betting pools

The first race of the Melbourne Cup Day will start at 10:20 am on Tuesday 1 November. These overseas races will be scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S1-1) to Race 6 (S1-6). Details of the post time and betting pools are:

Race
No.

Post Time (HK time)

Overseas races

Betting Pools

S1-1

10:20 am

Schweppes #FlemingtonFling

 

Win
Place
Quinella
Quinella Place
Tierce
Trio
Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
Double Trio: (S1-3 and S1-4)
Treble: (S1-4 to S1-6)

Winning Region (Composite Win):  S1-3

S1-2

11:00 am

Lexus Hybrid Plate (Desirable Stakes)

S1-3

12:00 nn

Melbourne Cup

S1-4

1:00 pm

James Boag's Premium S. (Melbourne Cup Day Plate)

S1-5

1:40 pm

MSS Security Sprint (Always Welcome Stakes)

S1-6

2:15 pm

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (Maybe Mahal S.)

- All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting is available between S1 overseas races but these bets cannot be combined with bets on local races
-  No All up and cross pool All up for Winning Region (Composite Win)
-  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 Emirates Stakes Day on 5 November 2016
- The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

Broadcast arrangements

Simulcast races will be broadcast on TV and radio, as well as at Off-Course Betting Branches (OCBBs) and Happy Valley Racecourse.  Customers can also review the overseas races at www.hkjcracing.com one hour after the running of the race. 

Melbourne Cup Day (S1-1 to S1-6)

Time

Channels

Audio

10:05 am until the end of S1-6

TVB J2 Channel

Cantonese/English

Cable TV Channel 64/
HD 203

now TV now668 Channel

UTV C+ Channel

Cantonese

Off-Course Betting Branches

Live commentary 8 minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

Cantonese

Hong Kong Toolbar

Free entry to public from 9:30 am

Public Stand of Happy Valley Racecourse

Cantonese/English

'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.

Start-selling time of bets

For Melbourne Cup Day, there are substitute horses in Race 2 (S1-2), Race 4 (S1-4) and Race 6 (S1-6). The start-selling time of these races as well as D-T (S1-3 & S1-4) and TBL (S1-4 to S1-6) will commence at 7:30 am on Tuesday 1 November. The start-selling time of all other races will commence at 12:00 noon on Monday 31 October. Customers can stay tune on the Club’s latest announcement. Selling hours# for the overseas race are:

 

OCBBs#

Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services**

Happy Valley Racecourse

Melbourne Cup Day (S1-1, S1-3, S1-5)

31/10
Mon

12:00 nn to
11:00 pm

12:00 nn to 6:15 am on the following day

12:00 nn to 6:15 am on the following day

Closed

1/11
Tue

9:00 am to
start of S1-6

7:30 am to
start of S1-6

7:30 am to
start of S1-6

9:30 am to start of S1-6

Melbourne Cup Day (S1-2, S1-4, S1-6, Double Trio, Treble)

1/11
Tue

9:00 am to
start of S1-6

7:30 am to
start of S1-6

7:30 am to
start of S1-6

9:30 am to start of S1-6

* All customers must be aged 18 and above
     
**   Interactive Services supporting the service - Online Betting Service (eWin) www.hkjcracing.com , Mobile Betting Service, Mango devices and MangoPRO betting app.  For enquiries, please call 1818.

# Some OCBBs close earlier while business hours of other betting channels may change.

 

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