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PostSubject: The Hong Kong Racing Museum   Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:28 pm

The Hong Kong Racing Museum



Introduction

It is opened on 18 October 1996 and dedicates to horse racing in Hong Kong and the Club's charitable role. It is located at Happy Valley Racecourse on Hong Kong Island. It has 6,000 square feet in size with a striking view of the Happy Valley Racecourse. The mission of museum is to chart the history of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and mark the Club's charitable role in Hong Kong's development. It also preserve horseracing history in Hong Kong.

The Origin of Horses

Shows the migration route horses travelled in the early days from the northern part of China to Hong Kong.

skeleton of 'Silver Lining'

Displays the skeleton of the three-time Hong Kong Champion 'Silver Lining'. Two interactive game stations provide a library of information on horses. Two videos take the visitor through a day in the life of a trainer in Hong Kong and the characteristics of a champion.

Souvenir Shop

Offers a wide range of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and horse related souvenir items.

Souvenir Shop Opening Hours

1. Tuesdays to Sundays & most Public Holidays and day race meeting at Happy Valley Racecourse: 10:00 17:00
2. Night race meeting at Happy Valley Racecourse: 10:00 21:30
3. Mondays and the Lunar New Year Holidays: Closed

General Information

Address
2/F, Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

Enquires
Tel: (852) 2966 8065
Fax: (852) 2966 7057
E-mail: museum@hkjc.org.hk

Transportation
MTR: Times Square - Exit A
BUs: 37B, 38, 42, 65, 72, 72A, 75, 77, 90, 92, 96, 97, 170, 590A, M590, 592, 807

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Opening Hours
Tue - Sun & Public Holidays : 10am - 5pm; Day race meeting at Happy Valley Racecourse : 10am - 12:30pm
Closed in Mon, the Lunar New Year Holidays and the Christmas Day Holidays

Free Admission

Offical Website:
http://www.hkjc.com/english/special/2004_archives_museum/am04_index_mu.asp
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The Origin of Our Horses


Skeleton of the three-time Hong Kong Champion 'Silver Lining'


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