Sunday 10 December 2017
Sha Tin Racecourse
Total Prize Money HK$18,500,000
1200 metres / 6 furlongs (right handed)
3YOs and upwards
The LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint is one of the world's richest sprint races and is always run on the second Sunday in December.
The race is run right-handed on a turf track that is flat, 30.5 metres wide with a home straight of approximately 430 metres and is limited to 14 runners.
A "Good" track surface is likely in December. The day features four Group 1 International races and is known as the Turf World Championship.
|TIME / DATE (Hong Kong time)||FEE (HK$)|
|Nominations||6pm Wednesday 23 October||Free|
|Supplementary Nominations||6pm Monday 20 November||$185,000|
|Riding Fee||$2,200 (of which $1,000 payable to HKJC)|
|Declarations to Run||8am Thursday 7 December||$185,000|
Selection of runners for the LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint is at the sole discretion of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Fees and dates are subject to change.
FIELD SIZE AND BALLOTING CONDITIONS
The maximum number of starters is 14.
|NORTHERN HEMISPHERE||SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE|
|Kgs||Ibs||Age & Sex||Kgs||Ibs|
|57||126||4yo & Up (males)||57||126|
4yo & Up (females)
No freelance or apprentice jockey weight allowance may be claimed.
PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN (HK$)
|Total Prize Money||18,500,000|