HKJC extends partnership with UK Tote Group

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has extended its partnership with the UK Tote Group.

UK Tote customers can now play the Placepot on meetings from Hong Kong’s Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses.

Hong Kong.- The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has extended its partnership with the UK Tote Group to offer its customers more betting opportunities in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.

With all of horseracing cancelled or postponed in the UK, punters can now turn to the Hong Kong meetings, where events are still taking place albeit at a lower scale with no audience in attendance.

UK Tote customers can now play the Placepot on meetings from Hong Kong’s Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses.

Alongside the Placepot, Tote customers can watch live streaming and place race-by-race single-leg bets throughout the Happy Valley and Sha Tin meetings, every Sunday and Wednesday.

Tote also have a new blog providing information and tips on the form for each race. 

Tote Group CEO, Alex Frost, said: “We are delighted to be able to develop our partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club to showcase their world-class racing to as broad an audience as possible, alongside providing new betting opportunities, including the Placepot which remains the Tote’s most popular bet.”

“These are unprecedented times and challenging for everyone involved in horse racing. We want the Tote to be true to its founding principles, being on the side of both horseracing and customers as we work with international partners to support and promote the sport around the world.”

The Tote and the HKJC originally announced their partnership in November 2016. 

HKJC Executive Director, Richard Cheung, said: “The UK Tote is our key commingling partner and I would like to congratulate them on the introduction of the Placepot on Hong Kong races for UK customers which is traditionally a very popular bet.”

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