There has been lots of mythical stories passed down from generations to generations around the area of Happy Valley. Some claim it has good fortune ‘Fung Shui’ as a treasure cradle. Some claim it has the opposite effect as the flat land shaped as a Chinese Wok that dwellers along the course might be burnt.
Happy Valley, a common euphemism for cemeteries in western culture.
Happy Valley was formerly known as Wong Nai Chung Valley referred to a river with ‘yellow mud’.
Happy Valley 命名的時候比建立馬場更早，可見和跑馬絕無關係
1880 Converted from a piece of swamp, the Happy Valley Racecourse in the old days was often affected by flood water due to the valley terrain.
Therefore, the racecourse was equipped with flood control facilities, such as nullahs at the infield area, to reduce the threat from flood water.
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