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Spectacular Line Up of On-course Activities for the BMW Hong Kong Derby on 20 March

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
2016-03-11 17:32 3324

HONG KONG, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The BMW Hong Kong Derby, a once-in-a-lifetime contest for Hong Kong's top four-year-old horses, will be held on Sunday 20 March at Sha Tin Racecourse, with HK$18 million in prize money up for grabs. An array of special souvenirs and programmes has been lined up for racegoers, including a free souvenir cap, special Derby Themed Tee, a display of the latest BMW cars and some mouth-watering culinary delights.

Renowned action star Donnie Yen, has been the Derby Ambassador for the fourth consecutive year. He will once again be cheering on Derby contenders at Sha Tin Racecourse and join the BMW Hong Kong Derby on Mar 20, 2016.
Renowned action star Donnie Yen, has been the Derby Ambassador for the fourth consecutive year. He will once again be cheering on Derby contenders at Sha Tin Racecourse and join the BMW Hong Kong Derby on Mar 20, 2016.

BMW Hong Kong Derby Door Gift

Fans attending the Derby meeting will each receive a BMW Hong Kong Derby Cap on admission to Sha Tin and Happy Valley Racecourses before the start of Race 5, while stocks last. For $50, racegoers can have a name of their choice sewn onto the cap at the racecourse souvenir shop "Gift At Races".

Derby Ambassador Donnie Yen

Renowned action star Donnie Yen, who recently became a horse owner himself, will be returning as the Derby Ambassador. Now in his fourth consecutive year as Derby Ambassador, he will once again be cheering on Derby contenders at Sha Tin Racecourse. He will also join the presentation ceremony as one of the souvenir presenters.

Derby Themed Tee

A brand new series of Derby themed T-shirts, with design inspiration taken from the names of the last 138 Derby winners, plus a limited edition T-shirt designed by Derby Ambassador Donnie Yen, will be on sale on 20 March. Racegoers will also have the opportunity to design their own unique T-shirts based on this season's Derby contestants. The Derby Themed Tee is priced from $98 and will be available in black and grey colours.

Latest BMW cars on display

The title sponsor, BMW Concessionaires (HK) Ltd, will exhibit the latest BMW models at the Parade Ring and Public Forecourt. Auto aficionados are welcome to take photos.

Culinary delights for racegoers

To celebrate this exciting annual event, a variety of culinary delights will be available at trackside catering outlets at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Braised Pork Trotter in Taiwan Dark Soya & Chili Sauce, served with Rice

$120

Roasted Lamb Shank with Cumin

$130

Roasted Jumbo US Chicken Leg with Pineapple & Lemon Grass Paste

$60

Rice in Supreme Broth with Braised Duck Leg & Mushroom

$50

Deep-fried Drumstick Mushrooms in Hot Spices

$38

Lead up programmes for the big day

The Derby Phone-in Quiz is now under way, with participants having the chance to share cash vouchers worth HK$500,000 over four consecutive race meetings. The remaining three quiz games will be held during the race meetings of 9, 13 and 16 March.

Admission to racecourses will start at 11am with the first race starting at 1pm.

For enquiries, please call the HKJC Customer Hotline 1817 or visit www.hkjc.com. All racegoers and game participants must be aged 18 or above. For detailed rules plus terms and conditions of the games, please refer to promotional material.

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Contact:

IPS
Cindy Chui
+852-6310-5662/ +852-2890-7330
cindy@ipshkg.com

Peter Wong
peter@ipshkg.com

Source: The Hong Kong Jockey Club
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