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  1. I can't attend the races with my guests. Can I reserve a table at the Members boxes and authorise my guests to sign the bill on my behalf?

  2. What is the Minimum dress code for each type of box?

  3. How can I make a table reservation for the Members Boxes at the Racecourses?

  4. When is the deadline for cancelling a table reservation to avoid cancellation charges?

  5. Is there a minimum charge for food and beverage consumption at the boxes?

  1. I can't attend the races with my guests. Can I reserve a table at the Members boxes and authorise my guests to sign the bill on my behalf?

    Members or their spouse must accompany their guests throughout the race meetings and guests cannot be authorised to sign on behalf of the Members.

    Member’s children aged 18-21 who have opted for racecourse signing rights may represent their parents in using the tables. Click here to see Optional Racecourse Signing Rights.

  2. What is the Minimum dress code for each type of box?

    The Minimum dress code are as follows:

    • Voting Members Boxes

      • Blazers or sports jackets, with a tie
      • Zhong Shan suits, Cheongsam and Min Qu
      • Ladies are required to dress to a compareable standard
      • Option of not having to wear a tie from May to October
    • Owners Boxes

      • Blazers or sports jackets over shirts, sports shirts with collars, or turtle necks; or shirt and tie
      • Zhong Shan suits, Cheongsam and Min Qu
      • Ladies are required to dress to a compareable standard
    • Y Boxes, The Chalk, The Racing Club and Putonghua VIP Boxes

      • Blazers or sports jackets over shirts, sports shirts with collars, or turtle necks; or shirt and tie
      • Zhong Shan suits, Cheongsam and Min Qu
      • Navy denim blue
      • Ladies are required to dress to a compareable standard
    • Members Box 3/F (Home Straight), Members Box /F (Winning Post), Members Box 7/F, Members Box 8/F, Members Box 7/F (Provincial), MB4 Members Box 4/F (Section 1 – Paddock & Section 2 – Hong Kong Sixties)

      • Shirts, sports shirts with collars, or turtle necks
      • Ladies are required to dress to a compareable standard
    • Members Box (HVS B501), Cabin (Track side & Parade Ring side), MB4 Members Box 4/F (Section 3 - Pak Hop), Members Coffee Shop 5/F, Loges, Private Booths, Members Bar, Betting Halls in Members Enclosures and Cross-betting Members Facilities

      • Jeans, T-shirts, tracksuits, overalls and shoes for sport activites
    • Singlets, shorts and flip-flops are not acceptable in the Members' Enclosures.

    For the definition of each code, please click here.

  3. How can I make a table reservation for the Members Boxes at the Racecourses?

    You may reserve a table on-course or via the Membership Services Hotlines starting from the first booking dates listed in the raceday booking schedule. Details are as follows:

    Voting Members: Please call 1816. Reservations are available starting from 11:00am.
    Owners: Please call 1815. Reservations are available starting from 9:00am.
    Members: Please call 1814. Reservations are available starting from 10:00am.

    For on-course bookings, you may reserve a table at the booking counters during the opening hours of the Racecourses.

  4. When is the deadline for cancelling a table reservation to avoid cancellation charges?

    For Voting Members Boxes, Owners Boxes, Members Boxes, Loges, Private Booths and cross-betting facilities, the latest cancellation time is by 3pm two days prior to the race meeting(except major race meetings).  Please call the Membership Services Hotline for assistance. Click here to see the Cancellations Cut-Off Date and Time.

  5. Is there a minimum charge for food and beverage consumption at the boxes?

    The minimum catering charge is not applicable to the Voting Members Boxes.

    For the Owners and Members Boxes, a minimum catering charge on a per table basis will be applied base on the table reserved. The minimum catering charge is used to offset the consumption of food and beverage. The minimum catering charge is $300 for a table for two, $600 for a table for four, $900 for a table for six, and so on (except major race meetings). For Members Box 3/F (Home Straight), Members Box 7/F (Provincial), MB4 Members Box 4/F ( Section 1 – Paddock, Section 2 – Hong Kong Sixties, Section 3 – Pak Hop ) and Y Boxes, the minimum charge is $400 for a table for two, $800 for a table for four, and so on (except major race meetings).

    For Happy Valley cross-betting facilities, the minimum charge is $500 for a table for four, $800 for a table for six, and so on (except major race meetings). For Members Box 3/F (Home Straight) during Happy Valley cross-betting, the minimum charge is $300 for a table for two, $600 for a table for four, and so on (except major race meetings).