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Ambassador Andre Agassi and singer Leo Ku will join the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races in December


LONGINES Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) (photo 1), one of the most prominent events in the international racing calendar, will be held on 11 December at Sha Tin Racecourse.  Fans coming to Sha Tin to witness the truly world-class on-course action can also enjoy an array of exceptional off-track entertainment, including the appearance of former tennis champion Andre Agassi, while renowned Cantopop singer Leo Ku will perform at the opening variety show. 

All racegoers entering Sha Tin and Happy Valley Racecourses on 11 December will receive a complimentary LONGINES HKIR Souvenir Cap (photo 2) upon admission.  The gift will be distributed until the start of Race 5 or while stocks last.

The day will open with a powerful and vibrant drumming performance by the local troupe Ban’s Gig Drums. Renowned singer Leo Ku (photo 3) will take the stage to perform some of his all-time favourites at the opening variety show. 

The LONGINES Ambassador Of Elegance Andre Agassi (photo 4), one of the greatest tennis players ever and former World No. 1, will attend the LONGINES HKIR on 11 December to witness the four-race international Group 1 showcase.  Also, he will present the "LONGINES Prize for Elegance" to the best-dressed racegoers on the day. 

A range of exclusive themed merchandise (photo 5)  will go on sale on 11 December at designated sales counters in the Public Betting Hall, Concourse area and Members’ Enclosure, and Gift at Races at Sha Tin Racecourse*.

Vest (photo 6)


Men's Short-sleeve Polo – Navy / Grey (photo 7)


Ladies Short-sleeve polo – Navy (photo 8)


Scarf (photo 9)


Tie (photo 10)


Quilted Jacket (photo 11)


Cap (photo 12)


3-Way Bag (Top Handle, Backpack & Shoulder Carry) (photo 13)


Leather Braided Keychain (photo 14)


Leather Key & Card Holder (photo 15)


Metal Keychain (photo 16)


Cufflinks (photo 17)


Hong Kong International Races Coins Collection (Set of 4) (photo 18)


Hong Kong International Races Shooters Collection (Set of 4) (photo 19)


After racing, a captivating pyrotechnic display will round things off perfectly by lighting up the night sky in honour of this year’s champions.

LONGINES Hong Kong International Races


Sunday, 11 December


Sha Tin Racecourse


11:30am – Opening Variety Show


12:25-5:50pm – Race 1 to Race 10


6pm – Closing pyrotechnic display


  • Four Group 1 races
  • Appearance of Andre Agassi and singer Leo Ku
  • A LONGINES HKIR souvenir cap as free gift
  • International cuisine
  • A range of exclusive themed merchandise


$10 (Public Enclosure)


All racegoers must be aged 18 or above

All racegoers must be aged 18 or above. Please refer to on-course posters or call the Club's Customer Service Hotline at 1817, or visit for full details.

*Selected items will also be available at LEVADE gift shops at the Members’ Clubhouses and Gift at Races at the Hong Kong Racing Museum. Each customer can purchase a maximum of three pieces of each item per transaction.  All merchandise is available while stocks last.

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