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Happy Wednesday’s Favourite Jockeys are Back

Jockeys are dancing their way back to Happy Wednesday. They sure are ready to bring the fire back to the track...

One of the Most Anticipated Characters: Lor

Frankie Lor was the hype last season and he still is – he became an official trainer in 2017/18 and begins the new season...

New Season’s Overseas Glory

Hong Kong’s runners have been making a name for themselves in overseas races in the last few seasons. With the new season...

Pakistan Star is Back

What-star? Pakistan Star! Watch out for this favourite who’s known to come back with surprises and blow us out of the water.

New Season’s Jockeys to Look Out For

The Season Opening is weeks away and jockey superstars are bringing the fire back to the track. Zac Purton, Karis Teetan, and...

It’s Another Happy Wednesday

Music producer, arranger and songwriter Trevor Carter in Melbourne was explaining about the evolvement of a key component in the HKJC's Happy Wednesday brand...

Hello, Fine Fashionistas

Hannah Butler scoured the Beer Garden at the Happy Wednesday Finale and finds not one but two Fashionistas.

Happy Wednesday in One Word

Here goes the One Word Challenge, you ready?

Bellas & Bellos of Summer

The Happy Wednesday racing season is now officially over and we can’t wait for it to begin again on September 5th...

2017/18 Season Highlights

Let’s take a look back at the incredible season. Thanks for your support, Happy Wednesday fans. We welcome you back on SEP 5.

adrenaline’s finale party

July 11 - Happy Valley’s Happy Wednesday concludes the marvellous racing season with adrenaline’s after-party...

72 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the busiest hubs in the world. It’s no wonder that its international edge has brought millions of visitors flocking to the city on a yearly basis.

Pakistan Star (Shine on, Shine on)

Check out the song written specifically for that wonderful and enigmatic racehorse in Hong Kong-Pakistan Star (巴基之星).

Vote for your Favourite Fashionista

The beautiful Hannah Butler is back and she’s out and about in Happy Wednesday’s Beer Garden where fashionistas from all over the world bring the party to life every Wednesday.

TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence

We are happier than ever at Happy Wednesday because you, racing fans, have not only made us one of TripAdvisor's top Things to Do in Hong Kong...

Fashionistas Goes Aussie

Happy Wednesday’s gorgeous Hannah Butler, girlfriend of jockey Chad Schofield, goes hunting for Aussie-inspired styles at Beer Garden...

Two Superb Athletes, One Champion Jockey

It’s not just hotting up, the gloves are off! Despite many thinking that the Brazilian magic man Joao Moreira would ride six winners on Sunday...

Votes for Miss Exotic Ibiza?

If it isn’t Hannah Butler, jockey Chad Schofield’s gorgeous girlfriend, hosting Fashionista at Beer Garden at Happy Wednesdays, we don’t know who it would be...

It’s a carnival at adrenaline

Whatever the occasion, adrenaline is the place to be, starting off summer with a fabulous live band that plays after every single race in...

Carnivale of Action at The Gallery

Roll with us at the biggest party of the season! The Gallery will be filled with action as Carnivale begins in June and continues in July...


It’s not so much that he’s lost his mojo, but realising that even magic men run out of tricks or that others learn new ones which work better.

Vote for your favourite Fashionista

From “Sporty Summer, Flower Power, to Coco not Chanel” and more, Happy Wednesday’s style icons up the style game as May turns into June weather.

Racing Buzz & Understanding Pakistan Star

It was a four timer for Zac Purton at Sha Tin on Sunday including, below, the first win in Hong Kong of the former Bott/Waterhouse trained Montreal...

【Zac Attack or Magic Man?】

As much as we adore Zac Purton and Joao Moreira, it comes down to one. Check out Happy Wednesday’s game for your chance to win a Distinguished Jockey Series tumbler.

Fine & Fashionable May Day

Hannah Butler has some fun searching for the next fashionista and spots another Englander, who enjoys the races as much as the hostess does.

Can the Magic Man survive the ZacAttack?

They are racing for the Champion Jockey title. It has been awfully close between favourites Joao Moreira and Zac Purton this season. Stay tuned on which jockey will tally more wins at Happy Valley tonight.

The Gallery C’est Bon This May

Could anything be better than spring in Paris? No need to fly half way around the world this May - just get down to the Valley May 9, 16 and 23rd to watch world class racing and soak up the French atmosphere! Everyone knows the French are romantic, so maybe you will meet a special someone at the Valley in May!

Doleuze & Rispoli say Oui to French Night

Get ready for our three French Nights on May 9, 16 and 23 by hearing the buzz from our French jockey, Olivier Doleuze, who just had a Group 1 win...

Hannah Butler’s Passion for Fashion

Fashionista hostess, Hannah Butler, jockey Chad Schofield’s girlfriend, scoured Beer Garden for fashionistas. Hannah’s discoveries of the stylish...

Adrénaline: la soirée en français

Welcome to adrenaline’s French Night on May 9, 16 and 23 which will be quite the series of soirées. The balcony views are spectacular to...

Die Toten Hosen at Happy Wednesday

The world renowned German band Die Toten Hosen celebrated Happy Wednesday as part of their world tour last night at Happy Valley Racecourse...

All things fashion Hannah Butler

Hannah Butler – if the beauty’s name doesn’t already ring a bell, it will. Jockey Chad Schofield’s girlfriend charms Happy Wednesday with her all-black look...


He’s always been the local jockey who’s shown the most potential to many astute judges. But these past few seasons have been when Derek Leung has really come of age...

Fashion Forward: Spring

Spring is the season of new beginnings and Happy Wednesday’s admirable ladies and gents sure make it nice and fresh at Happy Valley Racecourse...

adrenaline goes Korean

April 11, 18, 25 comes all things Korean in a fabulously innovative and marvelously digital Korean Night. Firstly, let adrenaline sweep you off your feet with a complimentary entry gift valued at HK $1,550: Sulwhasoo’s TimeTreasure Renovating EX 5-item Kit and SPA Gift Voucher.

The Gallery & Stable Bend Terrace go Korean

Speedy skiing, rapid cities and ever-evolving technology, Korea never seems to stop...


He’s known as the Mauritian Magician, a happy go lucky young rider who was born in Mauritius and graduated from...


Here comes, Here comes, Another, Zac Attack!!! Check out the new song!

Hong Kong racing & trilingual message mediums

What many following Hong Kong racing from overseas often forget, or perhaps don’t even know, is that this is a bilingual and, more and more, a trilingual market made up of Cantonese, Putonghua and English.

Hop on down to Easter at The Gallery in March

Are your ears twitching to get close to some grass this March? Happy Valley and its world class turf track is the space you’ve  been looking for!

A Cracking Good Easter at adrenaline

Egg-cited? We sure are and we’re gonna bring you a crackin’ good Easter March 21 & 28 at Happy Wednesday’s adrenaline...

Donnie Yen’s trophy

There’s only one trophy Donnie Yen would get to keep all to himself. Which one is it?

Dress all things green at adrenaline

Go green or go home! Happy Wednesday presents the Best Dressed Contest March 7 & 14 in celebration of St. Paddy’s Day – and so, it’s not just any best dressed contest – it’s one that requires wearing GREEN!

HKJC & its Fields of Dreams

Not to sound corny or come across as if alien fairies abducted me to visit Never Never Land before returning me to Planet Earth...

Jenny Chapman interviews Schofield

4 has probably become jockey Chad Schofield’s favourite number - for he just scored 4 wins in 1 race day! Let Chad himself tell you how excited he is about making it big in Hong Kong!...

Interview of Schofield’s girlfriend Hannah

Hannah, jockey Chad Schofield’s girlfriend, said he is over the moon about his awesome 4 winners in our exclusive interview! She also shared what it’s like to be a jockey’s girlfriend too. Watch now for details!...

Cast your vote for Fashionista of Feb

Survived well in the February chilling wind and cold spells, our fashionistas in Happy Valley definitely brought out their best to heat up the night...

The Gallery has March’s best craic in town

Looking for a magical night of world class racing? No need to go to the Emerald Isle – on March 7th and 14th, St Patrick’s Night celebrations are coming to The Gallery at Happy Valley Racecourse!...

adrenaline goes St. Paddy’s green

St. Paddy’s is just around the corner and adrenaline is celebrating it with Happy Wednesday’s St. Patrick’s Night! A night of racing fun, Irish-inspired tapas, Jennifer Palor and band’s fiery sounds, the ongoing Best Photo Contest with round-trip flight giveaways...

Fashion & Photography

Spotting talent everywhere at Happy Wednesday’s trackside. Zora the fashionista is not only trendy, she’s also cool and chic.

Year of Dog at The Gallery & Stable Bend Terrace

It’s the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends again – let’s welcome in the Year of the Dog and embrace fortune and goodness all around for the coming year!...

Dress your CNY Best at adrenaline

Get ready Happy Wednesday, for adrenaline will be rewarding one pair of round-trip flights to Taipei on each night: both Feb 14 & 21, to the best CNY-dressed girl and guy...

adrenaline brings you V-Day, all night, all day

February 14, Valentine’s Day, falls on a Wednesday this year! Coinciding with Happy Wednesday’s races, we thought we’d help you do V-Day right by delivering your Valentine...

Furiously Fashionable

You voted and here she is! Gracing Happy Valley’s Beer Garden with her chic knee-high boots, leather jacket, and floral-decorated romper got Dana Free...

Cold or Hot – Fashionistas Rock On

January’s been cold, but that doesn't cramp any one’s style! True Fashionistas are always stylish...

Wine & Sophistication at The Gallery

Start with fresh flavours in the New Year! May we suggest pairing Bordeaux with betting? This January 17th,31st and February 7th, get down to The Gallery for Wines in the Valley – it’s where you will find  the perfect balance of taste and excitement.

Wine & Dine at adrenaline

Ringing in 2018 comes in many ways and one of them is celebrating with the upcoming Wines in the Valley on January 17, 31 and Feb 7!

adrenaline: New Year New Offer

Happy 2018, Happy Wednesday! Free flow comes to adrenaline at Happy Wednesday’s continued Bollywood party on January 10 and the upcoming Wines in the Valley on January 17, 31 & Feb 7!...

Lucky Green, Cool Black, & Insta-Fashionistas

2017 certainly ended with a fashionable boom and goes into 2018 with a trendy bang!...

The Gallery’s Bollywood Glamour

For the perfect blend of fantasy and reality, put on your dancing shoes, grab your race card and head down to The Gallery for a night of Bollywood and racing on 27 December and 10 January!...

Bollywood Bash at adrenaline

Bollywood starts the year off nice and spicy. The festivities rolling from December 27 all the way into January 10 in 2018! Inspired Bombay as it was formerly known...

The Hard Yell And Heart Sell Of HKIR

It’s needed a little time to absorb it all. From a business point of view, the Hong Kong International races on Sunday at Sha Tin was a massive success...

Happy X’mas from Gift at Races

Gift at Races wishes you a happy, warm, and of course, stylish X’mas! From this Wednesday forward, reward yourself, pals, and family with Christmas wearables and accessories...

Fashionistas show off in Airy Autumn

November brought the chills, but those mild so mild that fashionistas of the Valley were able to show off their styles.

Fall in Love with X’mas at The Gallery

Have someone special you’d to meet under the mistletoe? Perhaps you and friends have been working as hard as Santa’s elves?

adrenaline: IJC after party

December 6 was a night of stars. From the pyrotechnic displays at the trackside to welcome 12 top global jockeys competing in the four intense legs of the LONGINES IJC...

adrenaline & an 80s Xmas

Welcome to a very happy 80s Disco X’mas at adrenaline, where viewing horse racing on the gorgeous Happy Valley turf will feel like spectating speedy reindeers galloping on an invisible sky line.

HKIR’s Best of the Best

Being Dim Sum City, what qualifies for the “best” is extremely subjective. Longtime Hong Kong Belongers won’t look further than the dim sum restaurant in City Hall.

Gift at Races: IJC merchandise

Show your support to LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) with items available at Gift at Races found at the Happy Valley Racecourse...

Road to IJC

Ever wonder how the winners of the LONGINES IJC are determined? Watch to learn the basics and scoring mechanism of the championship. You’ll sound like a pro on race day.

Support your Favourite International Jockey!

An all-star line-up. Welcome to one of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar: the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship held at the Happy Valley Racecourse on Dec 6.

IJC at adrenaline

Excited for the action? Catch it all at adrenaline – where balcony views present an incredible spot to watch the opening ceremony accompanied by pyrotechnic displays and of course, the spectacular races themselves.

Fashionistas: Players of Layers

Brrr. It’s November and it's been getting chillier this month, especially over the last few days.

IJC at The Gallery

Are you ready to race? On 6 December, amazing jockeys from around the world will be lining up at the starting gate in Happy Valley...

The HKIR Curtain Raiser Issue

Sunday at Sha Tin was the big curtain raiser
To Hong Kong International Week in December...

A Happy Wednesday? All This and More

For an eight race card on a pretty grey evening on Wednesday night, turnover of over HK$1.2m- an increase of over 10 percent from the same meeting last year...

Vote your October Obsession: Fashionista

Here’s October’s very own Happy Wednesday Fashionistas. There are 18 stylin’ gals & guys. Vote your October fav now!

November brings Japan to The Gallery!

In the cooler weather our thoughts turn to the changing colours of the leaves in Japan! On November 8, 15 and 22, The Gallery, with its spectacular views of the home straight will take you on a journey over the sea...

adrenaline presents Japan Night

The Japanese wave sweeps over Happy Valley once again! In November, as the weather gets slightly chillier it becomes the perfect time to celebrate the festivities of the season.

Happy Wednesday x HK Tramways

The iconic ‘Ding Ding,’ as addressed by some of Hong Kong’s local residents, is a public transportation that has been able to stand the test of time...

Once-a-Season Day Race at adrenaline

It’s that time of the year again - the Happy Valley Racecourse presents its annual day race at none other than adrenaline!

October’s Ode to Fashion

Happy Wednesday – can you tell the difference between a dirndl and a double? Fashionistas that we’ve come across at Oktoberfest certainly can! The ladies sure dress to impress and flower power is back! Check out:

Fashionistas of the Fall

It’s definitely way past summer, yet the weather has been kind. It doesn’t feel like autumn and the weather’s in between.

Tigers at Happy Wednesday

By all measures, the Richmond Tigers, the current premiers of the Australian Football League (AFL) were winners, ending a thirty-seven year...

Fashionistas: Evolution of Happy Wednesday

First there was the Beer Garden. Of course, before everything, there was Happy Valley racecourse and the horse racing, but that Beer Garden became...

Oktoberfest at adrenaline

October is pretty full with Oktoberfest – a four-week long event starting Thursday, October 5 at adrenaline!...

Last Call to Vote your Fashionistas of the Valley

Hello Happy Wednesday! It’s also the last call to cast your votes on the FastTrack Facebook! Winner receives an HK $2,000 Lane Crawford cash voucher!...

Vote for Your Favourite Fashionista

Start off your long weekend with some inspiration from Happy Wednesday’s very own fashionistas this racing season! Take your picks...

The Gallery: Awesome Autumn & Oktoberfest

Quiz: It’s Wednesday night in October and you are standing with an ice cold beer in your hand watching world class sport in the middle of a spectacular city. Where are you?

Boomerang-ing Back to the Valley

Fun-lovers just can’t help BOOMERANG-ing back to the Valley week after week! Bust your midweek blues with Aussie beers, Boomerang Bites...

Community Cup Magic

The jockeys you see at Happy Wednesday always seem to be in action – and they are – on the tracks and on the field as they were on Saturday September 23!...

Boomerang is back

With racing fans in Australia, and especially Melbourne, getting ready for the big Spring Carnival...

adrenaline goes Aussie

It sure does. Boomerang keeps you coming back and hosts an awesome Aussie party at adrenaline on Sep 20 & 27...

Boomerang at The Gallery & Stable Bend

On 20 and 27 September, Happy Valley will be looking down under for inspiration to keep you coming back like a boomerang does!

Kel & a song about Keeping Things Positive

Hans (Ebert) has written songs before but Keep On Moving On is something special as it’s about something close to his heart- keeping things positive in an increasingly negative world.

Fashionistas – The Vintage Hunter

On Happy Wednesdays we are looking for fashionistas in the Happy Valley Beer Garden...

New adrenaline Delights

Happy Wednesday’s back – literally. Adrenaline opened the racing season last week with the sounds of Jennifer Parlor for your listening pleasure...

HK Airlines Million Challenge Ceremony

Hong Kong Airlines is the new title sponsor of the Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge and will partner for the next three seasons.

Happy Wednesday’s Back

A brand new season of racing excitement begins the first week of September and our behind-the-scene trainers and front-and-center jockeys are ready to put on a show at the Valley!

Let Us Entertain You at Happy Wednesday

A Happy Wednesday is all about one thing: Entertainment. So as our new theme song this new racing season...