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Why it pays to take on the Joao show at Happy Valley

He's nicknamed The Magic Man for a reason: champion Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira just keeps breaking new records and creating new ones!

Sam Clipperton & Chad Schofield @ Digital Night

Watch our jockeys go off the real tracks to virtual reality tracks at Digital Night! Sam Clipperton and Chad Schofield show...

Racing Excellence: John Moore

You’ve heard it before – and John Moore brings it to life: “Luck is when hard work meets opportunity.” Check out the champion trainer’s attitudes towards racing.

Racing Excellence: Tony Cruz

“That’s what racing is all about: you win this one; you think about the next one.” The words of Tony Cruz - sharing his passion for racing as a sport.

Racing Excellence: Hugh Bowman

"You can only go as fast as the horses can take you,” – Hugh Bowman. Discover the superstar jockey’s thoughts on being humble in racing.

adrenaline: a digital adventure

On Apr 20, 26, and May 3, Happy Wednesday’s chic lounge is kicking it up a few notches with the arrival of Digital Night! ...

The Gallery & Stable Bend Terrace go Digital

Digital Night returns to The Gallery and Stable Bend Terrace at the Happy Valley Racecourse for three consecutive exciting weeks! ...

Living Legends

“When I knew we had the race won, the roar from the crowd- the energy from those thousands- was a feeling I can’t put into words.” ...

Style Squad: Always Sunny at the Valley

Mr. Sunshine may not always be out. In fact, it gets a bit chilly…but true fashionistas outshines the weather at every chance...

Kat Coetzee Chats with Douglas Whyte

Kat Coetzee, the tiny songstress whose powerful notes make up for her tiny size...

Surprise at the Beer Garden: The Coetzees

Not much could be sweeter than a family reunion, couldn’t there be? The tale of the two Coetzees at the Beer Garden take it the extra mile...

Easter at The Gallery & Stable Bend Terrace

Non-stop Easter fun is on its way! To celebrate the joyful holiday, The Gallery and Stable Bend Terrace present Hoppy Wednesday Easter...

Hoppy Easter at adrenaline

A chocolate by any other name would taste as sweet – would it? At adrenaline this Hoppy Easter taking place Mar 29 and Apr 12...

Leading HK Jockey Zac Purton Happy as Can Be

Zac Purton, the 34-year-old Australian riding sensation and an ambassador for Happy Wednesday, is as happy as can be. After dominating...

Dual Battles: Derby & UCI Track Cycling

The BIG games are approaching! Can Sarah Lee Wai Sze and Joao land good results in their respective battles of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships...

Kat Coetzee Blows us Away at Beer Garden

Songstress Kat Coetzee, daughter of retired legendary jockey turned mentor Felix Coetzee – just what do the father and daughter have...

What Makes You Happy? – Jockeys’ Take!

In the words of our star jockeys, what makes them happy? Racing to the finish line, coming out victoriously, and of course...

Moreira delighted to break Hong Kong record

Hong Kong champion jockey Joao Moreira looks back on his eight winners at Sha Tin where he set a new record for number of wins in a single meeting...

Donnie Yen with BAD BOY & Derby Contenders

Check out the video to see Derby ambassador and of course renowned Hong Kong martial arts actor Donnie Yen hang out at Moore’s stable...

Zac Purton & the Boomerang

Ever wonder what your favourite jockeys are like, off the tracks? What would they indulge in? Find out Zac’s guide ...

BMW Hong Kong Derby Media Photo Call

Racing and cycling collide – in a good way. The powerhouses representing the world of horseracing and cycling...

Nash & Chad at Boomerang

NOT only in Australia - enjoy all the best entertainment from down under with our Aussie star jockeys, Nash Rawiller and Chad Schofield...

Boomerang: The Gallery & Stable Bend Terrace

On 8, 15 and 22 March, The Gallery and Stable Bend Terrace at the Happy Valley Racecourse Happy Wednesday’s Boomerang, the Australian-style festival, debuts...

Kat Coetzee at Happy Wednesday

Up from adrenaline and down to Beer Garden, the racing fun never stops. While epic racing moments with the runner Silent Witness...

Aussie Awesomeness at Adrenaline

Happy Wednesday’s first-ever Boomerang party starting March 8, right here at Happy Wednesday, comes back again and again on March 15 and 22!

Sam Clipperton at Happy Wednesday Boomerang

As one of the youngest Australian jockeys in Hong Kong, the dapper Sam Clipperton’s first season in Hong Kong seems to be so far...

Donnie Yen with Bad Boy & Derby contenders

BMW Hong Kong Derby Ambassador Donnie Yen met leading Derby candidates Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒), Beauty Generation (美麗傳承)...

Kevin Keegan enjoys Happy Wednesday

Wines in the Valley, Happy Wednesday’s thematic party every Wednesday in the month of February sure hosted a few special guests...

February’s Fun-Filled Promo @ Gift at Races

Love is in the air in February as we bring you Wines & Valentines at Happy Wednesday. Take advantage of our generous offers...

Adrenaline Sessions – Until We Meet Again

Jennifer Palor’s sultry sounds does it again – giving us good feels – perhaps nostalgia...

Wishing You a Joyful CNY

From all of us at Happy Wednesday, Happy Chinese New Year of the Rooster! Our star trainers and jockeys are here to greet all fans with a cheerful tune!

What Makes You Happy

Happy Wednesdays, we dare say! Come on over to Happy Valley and see for yourself what makes our jockeys, celebrity fans, and red-hot resident band Carnivale the happiest!

Style Squad add to the Valley’s Colours

Happy Wednesday’s the place to be, isn’t it? On top of the fun of racing and sipping on beers, what else or rather who else...

IJC Appreciation Party at adrenaline

The LONGINES International Jockeys Championship literally began with a bang as fireworks started off the night...

Jimmy Cupples joins jockeys at IJC

It was a star-studded event in preparation for the big night tomorrow – 12 global jockeys as well as popular artist Jimmy Cupples from the Voice Australia...

Epic Fight of World’s Top Jockeys

Countdown! The LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship is in two days – that’s just 48 hours until you, our racing fans, get to witness 12 world-class international jockeys battle...

Happy Wednesday CD – take home good times!

What good is a CD when we can stream everything everywhere now?At Happy Wednesday, we believe that nothing could be more important than saying a big thank you to you...

IJC at adrenaline & The Gallery

The world’s top jockeys will gather at Happy Valley Racecourse to present an extraordinary race, namely LONGINES Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship on 7 December...

Support your favourite IJC jockey

So who will be the King of the Valley?! By now, you must have heard of the stellar line up of 12 global jockeys for the upcoming LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship...

MV: We’re All Here Together

He’s the voice behind the latest theme song for Happy Wednesday titled “We’re Having A Happy Wednesday”...

IJC game time

It’s game time! With the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship arriving next month right here at the Valley on Dec 7...

One of 2016’s most Beautiful Days

The Sa Sa Ladies' Purse Day at Sha Tin Racecourse took place on Sunday November 6 and it was brimming with excitement and glamor!

HKJC creates a new type of record

The HKJC might have just created history for itself with “We’re Having a Happy Wednesday,” its weekly song with 100,000+ Youtube hits to date you can’t help sing along to...

Guess WHO this is to Win a Dinner for Four at adrenaline

To win, simply guess the name of this young fella, who grew up to be HK’s favorite horse racing son. & there’s more...

Happy Wednesday is Jenny’s top pick

Our Paddock Parade expert Jenny Chapman knows a thing or two about picking winners – and she rates Happy Wednesday as an out-and-out favourite...

A Happy Wednesday Oktoberfest: Simply Wunderbar

Oktoberfest is celebrated in every hotel in Hong Kong- and has been, probably going back to the days when Methuselah was a kid. Where Oktoberfest receives a unique twist...

Interview with Matthew Chadwick

In this video, Matthew Chadwick reveals what it’s like to ride the phenomenal PAKISTAN STAR (巴基之星) and how his long lay-off last season has helped him rethink his career goals.

HAPPY WEDNESDAY:  The Musical? Why Not?

Here are twelve songs out of many that we believe capture the mood and personality of Happy Wednesday – the people, the horse racing, the Beer Garden, an evening at the venue Adrenaline...

Happy Wednesday gets the hearts of millennials racing

It’s easy enough to say: Happy Wednesday. Add to that Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. But how the HKJC created this experience for customers...

Get over #BRANGELINA this Happy Wednesday night

Sunday at Shatin proved that even without the presence of The Magic Man Joao Moreira, magic still can happen. And what a magical day it was...

Interview with Sam Clipperton

Sam Clipperton talks about almost everything, from why he took the bold decision to leave a successful career in Sydney, to his experiences here so far...

Our Star Jockeys @ HKJC Community Cup

In a thrilling game at Mongkok Stadium on 16 September more than 4,400 football fans saw Eastern Long Lions beat Kitchee 3 to 1 to win the 2016 Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Cup...

New MV - We're having a Happy Wednesday

We don't just have a great new season of midweek parties lined up for you – we have a brand-new theme song to go with them...

Jimmy Cupples sings our new theme song

Happy Wednesday has a new theme song! Read up on how we went around the world on the quest of finding the right singer and how The Voice contestant Jimmy Cupples stood out among other talented musicians!

We’re back, along with your favourite jockeys

Don't just take our word for it - see what our star riders have to say about a thrilling new season of Happy Wednesday parties...

Happy Wednesday with The Magic Man and more

It’s something heard often: Jockeys in Hong Kong are treated like Rock stars. The reason is that it’s true...

The Fast Tracker welcomes back Happy Wednesday

Well, that was an eventful opening day to the new Hong Kong racing season. Apart from the record turnover for an opening day of HK$1.214 billion, and an attendance figure of almost 64,000 at Shatin...

Happy Wednesday’s Back from Today!

Each Happy Wednesday, our Style Police will be out in force at the Beer Garden to find members for our Happy Wednesday Style Squad...

Download 2016/17 Racing Calendar

Check out 2016/17 #HappyWednesdayHK events anytime, anywhere ...

Chill out with us at Slide the City

Looking for a great way to beat the summer heat? Hong Kong’s coolest waterfest Slide the City is now open...

Win "Slide the City" tix with your ‪‎creative ‪‎emoji story

We're adding Happy Wednesday spirit to summer water splashing fun by extending our party vibe to ‪#‎SlidetheCity...

Dan’s your man for the chance of a free beer

We spotted our Happy Wednesday super-fan Dan Horseman at the Lan Kwai Fong Beer Festival...

Dan Horseman Go

Going everywhere to catch ‘em all? How about catching our super fan Dan Horseman as well for some ‪FREE beers on your way?

Make your own Racing Merchandise

Surely all racing fans will take the opportunity to collect some souvenirs when they visit other racecourses around the world - but have you ever thought of designing your own?

Lucky Nine’s Reunion with Prebble

Since ending his amazing track career and saying farewell to racegoers in March, Hong Kong’s two-time Champion Sprinter Lucky Nine ...

Horsemen in party mood at adrenaline

It was a star-studded night at adrenaline on Wednesday, July 6 as owners, trainers and jockeys regrouped there after the last race to celebrate the end of another wonderful Happy Valley racing season ...

The Happy Wednesday Daily

The end of season Happy Wednesday Par-tay is on again!

Fashionistas at the Valley

Happy Wednesday has long been the hottest hangout place in town for the hip and trendy, not to mention being one of the top local attractions for overseas visitors to Hong Kong ...

Happy Wednesday HK asks, What makes you happy?

Let loose and explore the laughter around you! Have you find what makes you happy?

Racing excitement switched to the seas

Bringing the Happy Wednesday magic to wherever we go - congrats to our Happy Wednesday Barracuda Dragon Boat Team...

Happy Wednesday paddlers make a splash

The vibrant party atmosphere at Stanley’s Dragon Boat festival yesterday was strongly reminiscent of Happy Wednesday at the Valley...

Happy Wednesday joins the Dragon Boat fun

Happy Wednesday will be participating for the first time in this year’s Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival...

Happy Wednesday: HK racing’s field of dreams

The Happy Wednesday brand has taken horse racing where it’s never gone before……

The party keeps going at adrenaline

Happy Wednesday at adrenaline is an unique experience that you really have to try. This stylish venue ...

Happy Valley Racecourse earns TripAdvisor honour

Happy Valley Racecourse has just received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 2016...

The Cat, Kei Chiong and HK's Feel Good Factor

Much has been recently written about young Hong Kong-born female apprentice Kei Chiong, and much more will be written about her...

My day out with Prince Charming

Having worked with HKJC for several years at the Happy Valley races, I would say the 1,650M races are my favourites...

Interview with our Happy Wednesday musicians

Hear from our talented regular musicians who play a big part in making the Happy Wednesday experience so vibrant...

Interview with Blake Shinn

Visiting jockey Blake Shinn from Australia talks about nearly everything in this video...

Say 'Bottoms Up' to a new way of serving beer

Water flows down from the top, but beer could be flowing up from the bottom! The new Bottom-Up draft beer dispenser ...

7-Second Challenge at Happy Wednesday

The Dan and Phil’s 7-Second Challenge, an app created by two young BBC Radio 1 show personalities – Dan Howell and Phil Lester - has made the duo a YouTube sensation...

Cara G on style, trendsetters and more

Top model Cara G has come a long way already in her modelling career, progressing from a sweet young Aussie girl to...

Expect the Unexpected from the Carnivale

The Beer Garden has been taking on a more 'Carnivale' atmosphere since the best Latino band in town - and the only one to include Cuban, Colombian and Dominican players ...

Spectacular Hat Show by renowned milliners

To shape up for the upcoming Easter, Happy Wednesday taps famous hat designers Jaycow and Noeleen Armstrong Kish to showcase their creations for the festival in a mini fashion show on Mar 16...

Zac Purton - Behind the racetrack

The way to glory is never straight and easy. This interview with jockey Zac Purton by racing novice illustrator Catherine Grossrieder and singer Jennifer Palor...

Carnivale @ Happy Wednesday

The best Latino band in town is spicing up Happy Wednesday with hot salsa rhythms...

Hannah Butler enjoys an Adrenaline-style birthday

Adrenaline is the place to meet friends for chillaxing drinks, amazing live music and edge-of-your-seat racing action...

LONGINES Hong Kong Masters

The LONGINES Masters of Hong Kong, the premier event on Hong Kong’s show jumping calendar, was officially opened on 19 February at AsiaWorld-Expo...

adrenaline - always our horsemen's favourite

Not only is adrenaline one of the coolest places to see and be seen in town...

HKJC TV App has been launched today

HKJC TV – the new mobile TV channel is now launched, featuring Racing, Football and Mark Six channels with live broadcast, replays and infotainment at your fingertips....

Bringing Magic to the World of Racing

Want to witness the greatest show on turf? We bring you the greatest jockeys on earth!

Here comes MORE-ira...

It's made up of some of the best musicians in Hong Kong and fronted by a relative newcomer to the city's music scene....

Bringing Style to Racing

Probably the hottest and most international cheering squad in the world....

Happy Wednesday @ Sedan Chair Race

Since 1975 the annual Sedan Chair Race has been held as the main fundraising event of the Sedan Chair Charities Fund....

There's a Happy Place

Happy Wednesday has returned with a bang! Exciting races, energetic performances & fun activities kept everyone hyped, check this out....

New Racing Broadcasting Arrangements

 

Summer Samba Splash wows Happy Wednesday Crowd

Racing fans at Happy Valley Racecourse enjoyed two weeks of Summer Samba Splash parties with a live performance....

Swing with Bollywood style at Happy Wednesday

Happy Wednesday presented the sights, sounds and ravishing flavours of India at Happy Valley Racecourse....

French joie de vivre in store at Valley race nights

Check out the video of the lively vibe and energy at the French Nights and don’t miss our finale on May 20....

Experience truly high-tech racing

Check out the video to see how racegoers enjoyed the digitally-themed Happy Wednesday parties, with Happy Valley transformed into a haven for tech-savvy racing fans....

Welcomes to the Year of the Ram

To usher in the Year of the Ram, spring party at Happy Wednesday...

Jennifer Palor MV

Home is where the heart is, and adrenaline is catching your heart with Jennifer Palor’s mesmerizing voice...

Music Hits The Valley

Music Hits the Valley took fans on a musical journey...

Personalize your Happy Wednesday x teelocker Tee

In 2015, Happy Wednesday is teaming up with teelocker to give you the opportunity to wear your fandom on your sleeve – literally....

Home MV

To celebrate the return of Happy Wednesday, the Hong Kong Jockey Club is pleased to present the anthem “Home.” Penned by ...

Giddy Up MV

Nothing picks up the pace of a party like singer-songwriter Ben Semmens! "Giddy Up" is one of our Happy Wednesday theme songs, and it promises to get you moving as...

Happy Wednesday Song

Forget Throwback Thursdays – it’s Wind Back Wednesdays. Check out the first-ever Happy Wednesday theme song, written ...