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Simulcast and betting arrangements for Japan Cup Jackpot available for Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool


HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will simulcast Japan Cup from Tokyo Racecourse, Japan on Sunday, 27 November 2016. Bets will be accepted* for these overseas races and the Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool will be topped up with $600,000 jackpot.

Besides, a $1,000,000 jackpot will be allocated to the Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool of Race 11 of local race day to be held on Sha Tin Racecourse on the same day.

Tickets sales for Japan Cup (S1-1) will be available from 12:00 noon on Saturday 26 November.

Race times and betting pools

Japan Cup is due to start at 2:40 pm Hong Kong time on Sunday, when eleven local races will be held at Sha Tin Racecourse that afternoon. The Japan Cup will be scheduled as Simulcast Race 1 (S1-1) and the local races have been scheduled as Race 1 to 11. Details of the post time and betting pools are:


Post Time (HK time)

Local Race 1 to Race 5

12:15 pm to 2:15 pm

Japan Cup S1-1

2:40 pm

  1. Betting Pools: Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Tierce, Trio, Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool
  2. All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting will not be available for the Japan Cup. Thus, bets for the Japan Cup cannot be mixed with local races
  3. Rebates are not available on bets placed on overseas races
  4. The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

Local Race 6 to Race 11

3:05 pm to 5:45 pm

Broadcast arrangements

Simulcast 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 the race. 




2:40 pm until the end of the race

TVB J2 Channel


Cable TV Channel 18/
HD 203

now TV now668 Channel

UTV C+ Channel


Off-Course Betting Branches

Live commentary

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

Tickets sales for Japan Cup (S1-1) will be available from 12:00 noon on Thursday 26 November. Selling hours# for the overseas race are:



Telebet and 1886  Telebet Automated Services

Interactive Services**

Sha Tin & Happy Valley Racecourse


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12:00 nn to
11:30 pm

12:00 nn to 5:45 am
on the following day

12:00 nn to 5:45 am
on the following day



9:00 am to
start of S1-1

7:00 am to
start of S1-1

7:00 am to
start of S1-1

11:15 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, 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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