The Sha Tin Racecourse is home to Hong Kong's top race, the Hong Kong Cup. The value of the winning prize is estimated to be worth over $20,000,000. This makes it an especially exciting event. The track hosts races on a year-round basis, and is also home to some of the top international Thoroughbred racing events. Over 85,000 guests can be comfortably seated in the track's 2 grandstands. Race spectators will be able to bet on the horses, as well as several other sporting events that take place off the track.
Racing enthusiasts who visit Sha Tin Racecourse are able to watch the races in comfort. The parade ring has a retractable roof so that all parts of the racing experience can be enjoyed, regardless of the weather. The longest Diamond Vision TV screen in the world is also found at the track, giving spectators a good look at everything that goes on. The Betting Hall provides easily-accessible places where guests can place their bets, without being disturbed by anyone. The Media Hall is also a good place for gamblers to place their bets. The hall features comfortable seating and several data displays.
Good dining options are found at Sha Tin Racecourse. There is something for everyone. The Pak Sing Restaurant offers several dishes prepared by an expert chef. Floor to ceiling glass windows provide a great view, and some of the tables have their own monitors. Fast, casual Asian food is served at the stalls located in MezzaOne. A sushi bar is directly across from the food stalls. The sushi bar also has several drinks available. Another casual location, Bon Appetite, serves BBQ, sandwiches and other casual selections. Most of the food served in this casual eatery is Chinese.
One of the most unique things about the Sha Tin Racecourse is the Fun Zone. This area provides displays that are fun to see and also teach visitors about the world of horse racing. The avenue of Racing Stars is a nice tribute to many horses and jockeys. An area called Beauty Place teaches visitors everything they may want to know about horses. One display allows guests to dress a tail or mane. Photos can be taken at any time. An Internet hotspot is close by, allowing visitors to easily share their pictures. A customer service desk is available where guests who are new to betting on horse races can learn everything they need to know.