The grand celebration
The Cup, a nine-inch high Chinese silver bowl handcrafted around 1880, was selected from an exclusive collection in the summer of 1999.
The races continue
It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
All the National Day Cup races have been held in Sha Tin.
All the rest have been held in a distance of 1400m.
2004-10-03 & 2005-10-04, were 2 races not held on 1st of October.
The National Day Cup winner list has 2 Horses of the Year:
FAIRY KING PRAWN, AMBITIOUS DRAGON
Most Winning Jockeys:
Howard Cheng, 4 times (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Most Winning Owners:
Mr & Mrs Lau Sak Hong 2 times (2001, 2002)
Most Winning Trainer:
J Moore (3 times)