Sha Tin Racecourse- Horse Racing At Its Best

.tags If ever one should feel the need to indulge in a beyond the ordinary experience, they wont have to look further than the city of Hong Kong. This vibrant city is home to a multitude of social magnets. From the charming South China Sea to the citys many architectural wonders, the list is endless. Situated opposing the Pearl River Delta, the citys best views of the harbour can be observed from The Peak, which is the Islands tallest point and the magnificent views of the Islands best beaches such as the Repulse Bay can be observed from the southern side of the Island. But for those willing to spare some time to comprehend the hidden beauty of the landscape, the ideal place is the New Territories where many hilly country parks oversee new towns that have a detached form of modernity with the presence of the Sha Tin Racecourse.
Built in 1978, the Sha Tin Racecourse owned by the Hong Kong Jockey Club hosts the biggest horse races in the region. Hong Kong Jockey Club is a non-profit organisation possessing a pari-mutuel betting monopoly granted by the government. This superlative racecourse is equipped with a retractable roof over its parade ring, which is the first of its kind in the world, and the longest Diamond vision screen in the world measuring 70.4 metres wide by 8 metres high. Major racing events like the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races and the Champions Mile are held here.
As if having the capacity for 85,000 and 20 stables for a capacity of 1260 horses isnt enough, the racecourse also contains two grandstands. Apart from that, its features such as the Equine Hospital, Racing Laboratory, Equine Swimming Pool and Riverside Gallop provide unmatched convenience. Events such as The Hong Kong Mile, the Cup and the Vase are all held at this easily accessible racecourse. A simple train ride from the Kowloon Canton Railway would do the trick.
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