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  • July 2018 December 2019

    TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS BY

    AMBASSADOR TRAVEL

    Longines Hong Kong International Races Tour

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    ATC is delighted to invite our members, owners and guests to enjoy world class racing and hospitality at the Longines Hong Kong International racedays in Hong Kong from 3 – 9 December 2019.

    There’s no better time to be visiting Hong Kong than December. You will be staying at the centrally located, first class Sheraton Hotel and will have plenty of time for sightseeing and shopping in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

    Racing purists the world over gather in this fabulous city for a week of racing events not to be missed. If you would like more information simply contact Ambassador Travel and one of their experienced travel consultants will be able to assist you.

    James Ross GM, Racing, Wagering and International

    An Invitation

    » World Class racing in VIP facilities at Happy Valley & Sha Tin racecourses

    » The best International Jockeys representing their countries

    » World’s Top Ranking racehorses competing for Group 1 glory

    » Mix with racing enthusiasts at social events

    » Behind the Scenes action at Trackwork Breakfast

    » Hong Kong Tourism highlights, including The Peak and Stanley Markets

  • 3Jockey’s Championship Happy Valley

    The Longines Jockeys’ Championship is run as a prelude on the Wednesday preceding the Longines Hong Kong International Races. Widely considered one of the most fiercely contested jockeys’ challenges in the world, this race meeting has 12 international riders who have achieved championship status throughout the world competing for approximately HK$800,000 in price money.

    Silvestre de Sousa proudly displays the trophy after winning the Longines International Jockeys Championship at the spectacular inner-city Happy Valley Race Course.

    View the four-race championships from your elevated, reserved box, located in the members grandstand. Floor to ceiling windows and balconies offer unparalleled views of the racetrack and the city scape beyond.

    Full table service and advanced audio-visuals will ensure you do not miss out on a moment of the racing action while enjoying a delicious dinner in the company of fellow racing enthusiasts.

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    Hong Kong International - Sha Tin

    Enjoy the race from the Champion circle on the third floor of the Grandstand one. A delicious lunch will be served for you to enjoy alongside the exciting racing action on the race track.

    The Longines Hong Kong International Races, now

    known with almost equal familiarity as the Turf

    World Championships, have become recognised

    as one of the pre-eminent race meetings in the

    world alongside Royal Ascot, Prix de l’Arc de

    Triomphe, Melbourne Cup, Breeders’ Cup and the

    Dubai World Cup.

    The Longines Hong Kong International race meeting is one of the most important fixtures for the world’s leading horses, jockeys, trainers and owners. Thousands of racing fans from around the world make their way to Sha Tin for this premier Hong Kong sporting event with prize money of a whopping HK$ 93 million divided between the four different Group 1 races as shown below:

    Hong Kong Cup HK$ 28 Million 2,000m

    Hong Kong Mile HK$ 25 Million 1,600m

    Hong Kong Vase HK$ 20 Million 2,400m

    Hong Kong Sprint HK$ 20 Million 1,200m

  • 5Hong Kong International - Sha Tin Hotel

    As with all our tours, the utmost care has been taken to ensure that your accommodation is of a high standard. Your hotel is located within Kowloon’s buzzing Tsim Sha Tsui District with shops, restaurants and access to public transport within walking distance from your hotel.

    Sheraton Hotel FIRST CLASS

    Located along Victoria Harbour, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers is in the heart of Kowloon’s business, shopping and entertainment district. The tour includes city view rooms in the hotel section of the property and you have the choice of upgrade to harbour view or suits subject to availability.

  • 6 Early Morning Trackwork

    Sha Tin

    Morning Trackwork Travel to Sha Tin Racecourse to take in Morning Trackwork. Mingle with officials, trainers and jockeys from all over the world. At the same time, you have the opportunity to see top trainers putting their horses through the paces in preparation for the big race on Sunday. Breakfast and transfers are included as part of this tour.

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    Day 5, Saturday 7 December HONG KONG

    Today is at leisure once again for you to explore Hong Kong’s myriad of attractions. Alternatively you have the choice of a tour to Macau or a shopping tour to the mainland China city of Shenzhen. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    Day 6, Sunday 8 December HONG KONG

    Your morning is at leisure before transferring to Sha Tin Racetrack for the largest race meeting of the season, Hong Kong International Raceday. Soak up the wonderful atmosphere of this exciting event from the VIP area with International Buffet Lunch and afternoon tea, including standard bar, beers & house wine. Finish the day with a magnificent fireworks display. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    Day 7, Monday 9 December HONG KONG - SYDNEY

    Morning is at leisure for any last minute shopping, and mid afternoon transfer to the airport and board your homeward bound flight. Accommodation: In Flight

    Day 8, Tuesday 10 December SYDNEY

    The arrival in Australia concludes your tour with us.

    Day 1, Tuesday 3 December SYDNEY – HONG KONG

    Make your way to the airport today for your flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    Day 2, Wednesday 4 December HONG KONG

    Hong Kong changes so rapidly that the orientation tour this morning will refresh old memories and delight first timers. Tonight you will be transferred to Happy Valley Racecourse for the Hong Kong International Jockey’s Championship. Enjoy the racing featuring top jockeys from all over the world under lights from the VIP area with International Buffet standard bar, beers & house wine. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    Day 3, Thursday 5 December HONG KONG

    Explore this fascinating city at your leisure today or expand your sights by joining an optional tour to Lantau Island. Alternatively, you may venture into the Lau Fau Shan, a huge fish market where amidst the dozens of restaurants, you can personally pick out a live fish and have it prepared a variety of ways on the spot. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    Day 4, Friday 6 December HONG KONG

    Early this morning you will transfer to Sha Tin for morning trackwork and breakfast, see top trainers putting the horses through their paces before Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races. Attend racings popular Carbine Club Lunch in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. This evening is at your leisure to explore the wonderful nightlife or world class dining Hong Kong has to offer. Accommodation: Hong Kong

    VIP Race Day Experience

    Trackwork

    VIP Race Day Experience

    Hong Kong Racing Tour

    Cost Per Person

    Hotel Twin Share

    Single Supp.

    Sheraton (City View) $5,795 $1,295

    Sheraton (Harbour View) $6,095 $1,495

    Tour Includes » Return economy class airfares » Return airport / hotel transfers » Return hotel / racecourse transfers » Accommodation on a twin share basis » Breakfast daily » Carbine Club Lunch » Early Morning Trackwork Breakfast at Sha Tin » Reserved table in VIP area with international buffet, standard bar, beer & house wines

    » Half day orientation tour of Hong Kong » Porterage of one bag per person » Assistance throughout

    Not Included » Items of a personal nature » Excess luggage » Meals other than listed » Airline & Airport Taxes (approx. $255)

    Cost based on minimum of 20 passengers. Premium Economy & Business Class airfares available on request.

    » Travel insurance » Visa fees (if applicable)

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    Phone: (07) 3229 6555 Toll Free: 1800 777 989 Email: enquiry@ambassadortravel.com.au

    DISCOVER THE RACING WORLD

    AMBASSADOR TRAVEL

    2019 ATC Hong Kong Tour Brochure - 190604 v11

    There’s no better time to be visiting Hong Kong than December. The lively winter festival brings together all of the elements the city is renowned for such as great shopping and culinary treats, along with all the festivities, decorations and celebrations of the festive season.

    The festival presents the perfect opportunity to get amongst the hustle and bustle of old markets or new shopping malls for some Christmas shopping, with all of the major retail precincts just steps from the door of your hotel.

    Christmas Shopping

    The tour cost is based on flying Economy Class with Qantas Airways, with a minimum total of 20 passengers departing from Sydney.

    Fares from other Australian ports, Premium Economy & Busine