When visiting Hong Kong’s one of the must-do’s is to visit a horse racing.  Is there any better opportunity to kick-off the New Year 2013 with one of the luckiest possible starts then visiting the “New Year’s Day Horse Race Meeting” at the Sha Tin Racecourse? Begin your New Year with a lucky start at the horse races in Hong Kong.

The New Year’s Day at Sha Tin is one event you should not miss. The racing jackpot is filled with HK$ 29 million and waits for the right person to pick the right horses.  Eleven horse races are scheduled and promises not only to make some lucky fans happy, but also to be a great day out.

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Horse Racing in Sha Tin Racecourse

Horse Racing in Sha Tin Racecourse

Aside from taking a chance to bet and gamble at the New Year’s Day horse races each horse racing visitor has a chance to receive a Lucky Keychain at the entrance door (while supply last) and get an Instant Win Card. The Winner of the Instant Win Card will receive a 24K gold-plated ornament worth HK$ 688. Keep your fingers crossed and may be you will be one of the five-hundred lucky Instant Win Card Winners.

Free Lucky Keychain of New Year's Horse Racing

Free Lucky Keychain of New Year’s Horse Racing

Gold-plated Ornament of New Year's Horse Racing

Gold-plated Ornament of New Year’s Horse Racing

(Note: The copyright of the above two pictures belongs to Hong Kong Jockey Club)

Similar to last year’s special horse racing events this New Year’s Day Race Meeting will have a large side program. Visitors can play games and win prizes when they catch one of the three famous hosts around the racecourse. This year’s celebrities and Lucky Stars are King Kong, Suzi Wong and Kandy Tong. Make sure to keep your eyes open to spot them around the horse racecourse.

In addition, visitors have to a chance to meet one of the popular and famous astrologists Stephanie Che the Fu Zone. Why not try and visit the famous Fortune Teller and let her predict the future of 2013 for you.

More detailed information:

Date: January 1st, 2013
Time: 12:00 (noon) – 6:00pm
Venue: Sha Tin Racecourse
Admission: HK$ 10
Tourist Badge HK$ 100 (make sure to take your valid travel document with you)