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22/02/2024

 

Simulcast and betting arrangements for Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic, Blue Diamond Stakes Day and Saudi Cup Day

 

HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited will broadcast a total of 12 oversea races in Hong Kong on Saturday, 24 February, including Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic from Otaki Racecourse in New Zealand, four races of Blue Diamond Stakes Day from Caulfield Racecourse in Australia, and seven races of Saudi Cup Day from King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Saudi Arabia. Bets will be accepted* for these races. For the races of Blue Diamond Stakes Day and Saudi Cup Day, double will be offered.

 

Two Double Trio pools will be offered for Saudi Cup Day. Jackpots of $89,213 and $138,440 are carried forward to its first and second Double Trio pool respectively.

 

For races of Blue Diamond Stakes Day, World Pool will be offered (Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place and Tierce) to ensure maximum liquidity for racing fans. World Pool will also be offered (Win, Place, Quinella, Quinella Place, Forecast and Tierce) for Saudi Cup Day.

 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will simulcast five meetings of the Australian Autumn Racing, including Blue Diamond Stakes Day (24 Feb), Australian Cup Day (30 Mar), Tancred Stakes Day (30 Mar), Doncaster Mile Day (6 Apr) and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day (13 Apr).

 

For more details, please visit HKJC Australian Autumn Racing website: campaigns.hkjc.com/simulcast-aus-autumn-racing/

 

Race times and betting pools

The simulcast race of Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic is scheduled as S1-1, and are due to start at 12:15 pm on 24 February. The simulcast races of Blue Diamond Stakes Day are scheduled as S2-1 to S2-4, and are due to start at 12:40 pm on 24 February. The simulcast races of Saudi Cup Day are scheduled as S3-1 to S3-7, and are due to start at 9:20 pm on the same evening. Details of the post time and betting pools are:

 

Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic

Race No.

Post Time

(Hong Kong time)

Overseas races

Betting Pools  

S1-1

12:15 pm

Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic

Win

Place

Quinella

Quinella Place

Forecast

Tierce

Trio

Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

-       6% Rebates will be offered for the pools of Win, Place, Quinella, and Quinella Place on losing bets placed on simulcast overseas races (excludes outbound commingling pools). Any ticket or betline with a total losing bet amount of HK$10,000 or above will be eligible to receive a rebate of 6%

-       Four Place dividends will be offered for overseas races with 21 or more declared starters at the commencement of selling

-       All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting cannot be mixed with S2, S3 simulcast overseas races and local races

-       The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

 

Blue Diamond Stakes Day

Race No.

Post Time

(Hong Kong time)

Overseas races

Betting Pools  

S2-1

12:40 pm

Futurity Stakes

Win

Place

Quinella

Quinella Place

Forecast

Tierce

Trio

Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

S2-1 to S2-4

S2-2

1:15 pm

Blue Diamond Stakes

1st Double

2nd Double

3rd Double

S2-1 and S2-2

S2-2 and S2-3

S2-3 and S2-4

S2-3

1:55 pm

Oakleigh Plate

S2-4

2:35 pm

Mannerism Stakes

Treble

S2-2 to S2-4

-       6% Rebates will be offered for the pools of Win, Place, Quinella, and Quinella Place on losing bets placed on simulcast overseas races (excludes outbound commingling pools). Any ticket or betline with a total losing bet amount of HK$10,000 or above will be eligible to receive a rebate of 6%

-       Four Place dividends will be offered for overseas races with 21 or more declared starters at the commencement of selling

-       All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting are available for S2-1 to S2-4, but cannot be mixed with S1, S3 simulcast overseas races and local races

-       The final betting pool arrangement is subject to the final announcement of the Club

 

 

Cape Town Met Day

Race No.

Post Time

(Hong Kong time)

Overseas races

Betting Pools  

S3-1

9:20 pm

Saudi International Handicap

Win

Place

Quinella

Quinella Place

Forecast

Tierce

Trio

Quartet & First 4 Merged Pool

S3-1 to S3-7

S3-2

10:00 pm

Saudi Derby

S3-3

10:40 pm

Riyadh Dirt Sprint

S3-4

11:25 pm

1351 Turf Sprint

1st Double Trio

2nd Double Trio

S3-2 and S3-3

S3-5 and S3-6

S3-5

12:10 am (25/2)

Neom Turf Cup

1st Double

2nd Double

3rd Double

4th Double

5th Double

6th Double

 

S3-6

12:50 am (25/2)

Red Sea Turf Handicap

S3-7

1:40 am (25/2)

Saudi Cup

Treble

S3-5 to S3-7

-       6% Rebates will be offered for the pools of Win, Place, Quinella, and Quinella Place on losing bets placed on simulcast overseas races (excludes outbound commingling pools). Any ticket or betline with a total losing bet amount of HK$10,000 or above will be eligible to receive a rebate of 6%

-       Four Place dividends will be offered for overseas races with 21 or more declared starters at the commencement of selling

-       All Up as well as Cross Pool All Up betting are available for S3-1 to S3-7, but cannot be mixed with S1, S2 simulcast overseas races and local races

-       Any jackpot generated from Double Trio in this meeting will be carried forward to Dubai World Cup Day on 30 March

-       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. Customers can also review the overseas races at www.racing.hkjc.com one hour after each race has finished.

 

Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic and Blue Diamond Stakes Day

Time

Channels

Audio

11:50 am until the end of S2-4

TVB Ch85

Cantonese/English

i-CABLE CH18

now TV now668 & Ch630

Racing Touch^ & HKJC TV^

Off-Course Betting Branches#

Cantonese

Live commentary eight minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

Hong Kong Toolbar

 

Saudi Cup Day

Time

Channels

Audio

8:55 pm until the end of S3-7

TVB Ch85

Cantonese/English

i-CABLE CH18

now TV now668 & Ch630

Racing Touch^ & HKJC TV^

8:55 pm until the end of S3-4

Off-Course Betting Branches#

(except Cheung Chau & Mui Wo branches)

Cantonese

Live commentary eight minutes before each race

Commercial Radio AM864

Hong Kong Toolbar

 

¡§S1¡¨, ¡§S2¡¨ or ¡§S3¡¨ must be indicated for overseas race bets

Customers betting with cash or through Digital Channels** on overseas races should mark the ¡§S1 box¡¨, ¡§S2 box¡¨ or ¡§S3 box¡¨ and race number on the ticket or as required by the Digital Channels** 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¡¨, ¡§S2¡¨ or ¡§S3¡¨ 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# and via Digital Channels**.

 

Ticket sales arrangement for the overseas races 

Tickets for Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic and Blue Diamond Stakes will be available for sale from 12:00 noon on Friday, 23 February. Tickets for Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic, Blue Diamond Stakes Day and Saudi Cup Day will be available for sale from 3:00 pm on same day.  (Subject to further announcement by the Club)

 

                  Otaki‐Maori WFA Classic and Blue Diamond Stakes Day

Date

OCBBs#

1886 Telebet Automated Services and Digital Channels**

Telebet

23/2

Fri

12:00 noon to
8:00 pm

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

12:00 noon to 4:00 am on the following day

24/2

Sat

11:00 am to 11:30 pm

7:30 am to start of S2-4

7:30 am to start of S2-4

 

Saudi Cup Day

Date

OCBBs#

1886 Telebet Automated Services and Digital Channels**

Telebet

24/2

Sat

3:00 pm to 11:30 pm

3:00 pm to start of S3-7

3:00 pm to start of S3-7

 

All customers must be aged 18 or above.

 

^ Login with betting account, press ¡¥Live Streaming¡¦ under Main Menu

 

# With exception of some OCBBs. For details, please visit https://is.hkjc.com/ocb/ocbbizhour_en.pdf.

 

** Digital Channels supporting the service ¡V Online Betting Service (eWin) bet.hkjc.com, Classic 3-in-1 and Racing Touch.  For enquiries, please call 1818.

 

Media Enquiries:

Roxane Mok

Assistant Public Affairs Manager

Tel: 2966 8353

Email: roxane.ws.mok@hkjc.org.hk

 

Ken Lee

Deputy Executive Manager, Public Affairs   

Tel: 2966 7839

Email: ken.km.lee@hkjc.org.hk