Happy Valley Racecourse Tips & Latest News

Happy Valley is one of two racecourses located in Hong Kong.

Home to what is mostly a permanent and popular Wednesday night time slot for fans and punters all over the world, it is also host to the International Jockeys Championship which takes place on the Wednesday before the Hong Kong International Day in December every year.

Happy Valley Racecourse History

First built in 1845 to provide racing to the British citizens in Hong Kong, it's also home to the Hong Kong Racing Museum which has become popular with tourists since being introduced in 1996.

With huge seven-storey stands and close views of Hong Kong, Happy Valley can cater for up to 55,000 racegoers which has a great atmosphere due to the tight design of the course.

Happy Valley is the oldest racecourse in Hong Kong and has become one of the most famous racing venues in the world with many well renowned international horses, jockeys and trainers setting up a permanent base in Hong Kong.

Happy Valley Racecourse Bookie Promotions

Happy Valley betting markets generally arrive on Wednesday morning for Australian fans and they do offer promotions.

Our online wagering partners will deliver Happy Valley bookmaker offers, so keep an eye out in the lead up to the meetings for what bonus bet and money back specials are on offer.

Happy Valley Racecourse Free Bets

Due to Australian regulations bookmakers are no longer allowed to offer free bets to prospective or existing customers.

However, bookmakers do still offer money back specials which essentially amount to free bets if successful so check with your bookie to see if they are delivering Happy Valley free bets.

Happy Valley Racecourse Fixtures

Happy Valley racing fixtures are released prior to the new season.

Click Here for all the latest fixtures and results from the Happy Valley race course.

Happy Valley Racecourse Results

The Hong Kong Jockey Club are a world leader in racing and that extends to their websites and information for fans, which is second to none in terms of professionalism.

Visit their site for any results or specific information, trials etc on any horse.

Happy Valley Racecourse Bet Of The Day

Our experts watch and analyse races at Happy Valley to deliver the best bets of each and every card.

You can expect to see our Happy Valley tips and previews early on a Wednesday afternoon, well before the night racing starts there.

Happy Valley Racecourse Social News

To get all the Happy Valley social news your best bet is the visit the Hong Kong Jockey Club social media channels, preferably on twitter.

The Hong Kong Twitter page can be found @HKJC_Racing which covers both Happy Valley and Sha Tin.

Happy Valley Racecourse FAQ

How do I get to Happy Valley race course?

1. Take MTR Island Line, get off at Causeway Bay station, and then get out from Exit A - Times Square. Walk for about 15 minutes to Wong Nai Chung Road.

2. Take bus line 1, 1P, 8X, 10, 19, 37B, 37X, 72A, 72, 75, 76, 77, 90, 96, 97, 117 or 592, and get off at Happy Valley Racecourse station.

3. You can hop on a tram marked 'Happy Valley' anywhere in the north of HK Island and arrive at the racecourse. The fare is HKD 2.3.

How much does it cost to get into Happy Valley?

Basic admission price to get into Happy Valley is HK$10, which is around $1.96 in Australian Dollars. This is for standing room.

For a seat in the public area, you're looking at roughly a HK$20 spend which is about $3.90 in Australian Dollars.

Where is the Happy Valley Racecourse?

The Happy Valley Racecourse is located on Hong Kong Island and is surrounded by Wong Nai Chung Road and Morrison Hill Road.

It is one of two racecourses in Hong Kong.

What do I wear to the Happy Valley races?

The Happy Valley dress code isn't as strict as the Flemington members or Royal Ascot but smart casual wear is advised.

Denim, short and sandals are not permitted.