Sha Tin Racecourse (Chinese: 沙田馬場) is one of the two racecourses in Hong Kong. It is located in Sha Tin in the New Territories.

It was built in 1978 on reclaimed land and is the larger of the two tracks in Hong Kong.

Originally built with capacity for 35,000 and one grandstand, it now has capacity for 85,000 and two grandstands. It also has 20 stables for a capacity of 1,260 horses.

Other features include:

  • Equine Hospital
  • Racing Laboratory
  • Equine Swimming Pool
  • Riverside Gallop

Track Specifications

  • Turf
    • Straight: 430 metres (470 yd)
    • Circumference: 1.899 kilometres (1.180 mi)
  • All Weather Track
    • Straight: 380 metres (420 yd)
    • Circumference: 1.560 kilometres (0.969 mi)

Links

Wikipedia