Sha Tin Racecourse - Hongkong
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Directions to Sha Tin Racecourse
Horse racing is a legal gambling in Hong Kong. Sha Tin Racecourse takes advantage of this opportunity by offering an amazing horse racing and betting experiences on their tracks.
Sha Tin Racecourse in New Territories has been the venue of the some of the biggest events in Hong Kong such as The Hong Kong Cup, The Hong Kong Mile, The Hong Kong Vase, The Hong Kong Sprint, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races, and Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby.
Who wouldn’t want to hold their world-class events here? Sha Tin racecourse has the biggest outdoor TV screen in the world. It also has the world’s first retractable roof over its parade ring. In addition to that, it has the ability to attract more than half a million locals in Sha Tin Town, though its capacity is only 85,000 in its two grandstands. It can house a total of 1,260 horses in 23 stables.
If you’re feeling more adventurous, test your luck by bidding for your chosen horse.
Aside from the racecourse itself, Sha Tin Racecourse is equipped with Equine Hospital, Racing Laboratory, Equine Swimming Pool and Riverside Gallop.
Before you come to the racecourse, you can start the excitement by going to the famous hiking trails of New Territories. You can also explore the near towns for affordable Cantonese restaurants or seafood restaurants.
Opening hours: Check their website for information on race schedules
How to get there:
1. During racing days, ride the MTR to Racecourse Station
2. Ride the MTR to Fo Tan Station and walk 15 minutes until you see the racecourse.
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