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Happy Valley Racecourse

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From the stunning skyline to the spectacle of Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong is full of world-class sights for travellers to see. But if you’re looking for fun – to add a little ‘do’ to your ‘see’ – then look no further than Happy Wednesday at Happy...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had our first experience last night (Wednesday) at the track. We had signed up for a wine venue and it was well done. A little confusing on betting but there are clerks that help you fill out the ticket.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rick U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy Valley is a staple for locals and expats alike, and a must see experience for visitors. Great atmosphere mixing casual fun in a traditional at an iconic venue in the heart of Hong Kong.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pity we did not back ba winner but still thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, go to the entrance where the locals go as it’s more exciting, they have staff to help you place your bets and you can also buy a race card in English for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ppboyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never seen such an amazing racecourse. It is illuminated at night and surrounded by skyscrapers. It's worth a visit even if you do not want to bet.Free entry for foreign tourists. People either come to drink beer and party (there is live music between the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tinchen_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When possible try and come tot he races. Bets can be made for only 20 dollars and there are hlpful staff to show you how. These are night races and really atmospheric with plenty of food outlets and beer to drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 333amandah888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap to get in, but pricey drinks. A terrific night out at the races and a must for anyone visiting HK.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CBG2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the evening, and the excitement of the racing. Easy to place our small bets. But expected to be able to find lots of choices to eat from reading the write-ups. As non-meat or seafood eaters, there was almost nothing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The atmosphere is buzzing and with the races, live music, food and drink it’s a fun filled night where you will be coming out smiling regardless of winning or losing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Babyhini7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This have been my long time wish to visit the horserace track in Happy valley. Very easy to get to & race were schedule every Wednesday night except the summer days( too hot for the race horses). You can place bets on each race( usually...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Philip F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours at the Valley. Walked from the MTR, was quite a walk to the entrance for tourist. Lots of people, queuing for food and beer, live music...etc. Stood near the railing and when the horses race by, the feeling was just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nearby
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of
Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and
restaurants, both areas are bustling with people –
tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the
highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more
polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart.
Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye –
find boutique stores in the above ground floors of
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518adrianc
3 December 2018|
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Response from Astrojoy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, you can show up on the night and turn up at the gate and pay. It's amazing night out as the course is in the middle of town. Every wednesday night. First race at 7 or 730 pm last around 10 ish
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traveldanCapeTown
25 November 2018|
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Response from debbiewWorthing | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as I went at night but I seem to remember that children can go but you are right they cannot go into certain areas - it is worth looking on the site as it is very clear but you will have a fab time,
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Clark Kendrick G
8 November 2018|
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Response from TeoC668 | Reviewed this property |
can jog and there;is a small meuseum .
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