The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse - Horse Racing, Beer and Music

Horse racing in Hong Kong is nowadays not merely a sport.
Especially the night races at the racecourses, which are considered to be a huge tourist attraction in Hong Kong.

Party atmosphere also prevails at the racecourse.
Beer, music and entertainment combines together, that make visitors feel excited.

The traditional horse racing season in Hong Kong is between September and June.
There are no races in July and August as the weather is too hot and it is not suitable for horse racing.

There are two different racecourses in Hong Kong.
One of them is situated in Happy Valley.
The Happy Valley Racecourse was built in 1845 and it hosts its first race in 1846.
The racecourse keeps hosting different horse races continuously from its inception, except at the time of the Second World War.

Night races are routinely held on Wednesday at the Happy Valley racecourse.
The night races usually kick off at 7:15pm.
Visitors can enter the racecourse earlier at around 5:00pm.

The entrance fee of the racecourse is about HKD$10.
Visitors must be 18 or above to enter the racecourses.

To reach the Happy Valley Racecourse, exit off Causeway Bay MTR Station Exit A.
Then, take about 20 minutes walk along Wong Nai Chung Road towards Happy Valley Racecourse.

Average spending per person: HKD$50 Below
Location: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse
Address: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

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