Jockey's and trainers come from all over the
globe to contest the races here. Horse's are often imported from
Singapore, Australia or Europe as well.
Happy Valley has been home to Hong Kong horse racing racing since 1846. The city virtually grew up around the racecourse. Happy Valley is known as "pow ma dai", which roughly translates as "horse race place".
Racing not only continues today in Hong Kong, but continues to thrive, with plans to expand racing in Hong Kong. Happy Valley in particular looks to have a bright future. The possibilities are limitless. Happy Valley Racecourse is truly a treasure for Horse Racing fans everywhere.
Entry via Wong Nai Chung Road. Take the Happy Valley tram, which runs east-west along Hong Kong Island, to the end of the line and walk across the road to the track. Alternatively, catch the public railway system (the MTR) to Causeway Bay and follow the signs to the racecourse. Taxis from Central cost about $HK40. More information for tourists.
Be Sure to visit the Hong Kong Racing Museum when visiting Happy Valley. The Hong Kong Racing Museum 2/F, Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley, Hong Kong