National Day Cup

National Day Cup


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


1999-10-01, inaugural running of the National Day Cup.


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.


1999-10-01 was run in a distance of 1800m.


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.


2006-10-01 National Day Cup has been upgraded to HK Group 3 races so far.





Year Horse Race RC/Track/ Dist. Trainer Jockey Finish Time Owner
Index Course
1999 SCORE (BS204) 54 ST Turf A 1800 S T Wong G Boss 1.48.20 Michael Ma Man Kui
2000 BUMPER STORM (BP135) 76 ST Turf B 1400 D Hill W M Lai 1.22.00 Mr & Mrs Woo Koo Ping
2001 FAIRY KING PRAWN (BP337) 73 ST Turf A 1400 I W Allan W C Marwing 1.21.30 Mr & Mrs Lau Sak Hong
2002 JEUNE KING PRAWN (V270) 65 ST Turf A 1400 I W Allan W C Marwing 1.21.90 Mr & Mrs Lau Sak Hong
2003 PRIME WITNESS (V178) 79 ST Turf C 1400 D A Hayes Y T Cheng 1.22.30 Arthur Antonio da Silva & Betty da Silva
2004 TOWN OF FIONN (D106) 73 ST Turf A 1400 C S Shum G Schofield 1.21.80 Yeung Kwong Fat
2005 FOKINE (E072) 69 ST Turf C+3 1400 A S Cruz Y T Cheng 1.21.80 Chan Hee Chun
2006 FLAMING LAMBORGINI (E146) 54 ST Turf C+3 1400 C S Shum Y T Cheng 1.20.40 Ranjan Tikam Mahtani
2007 TIBER (D155) 65 ST Turf C+3 1400 J Moore Y T Cheng 1.20.70 Anthony Cheung Hin Shun & Peter John Keller
2008 FELLOWSHIP (G292) 54 ST Turf C 1400 P O’Sullivan D Whyte 1.21.23 David Sin Wai Kin
2009 EGYPTIAN RA (E002) 54 ST Turf C 1400 A S Cruz M Chadwick 1.21.65 Cheng Keung Fai
2010 LUCKY NINE (L259) 75 ST Turf C 1400 C Fownes B Prebble 1.20.43 Dr Chang Fuk To & Maria Chang Lee Ming Shum
2011 AMBITIOUS DRAGON (K399) 62 ST Turf C 1400 A T Millard D Whyte 1.21.50 Johnson Lam Pui Hung & Anderson Lam Hin Yue
2012 PACKING OK (L372) 61 ST Turf C+3 1400 J Moore O Doleuze 1.20.71 Raymond Lee Man Chun
2013 GOLD-FUN (P045) 52 ST Turf C+3 1400 R Gibson O Doleuze 1.20.73 Pan Sutong
2014 BUNDLE OF JOY (P180) 53 ST Turf C+3 1000 D J Hall C Y Ho 0.55.38 Mr & Mrs Colin Lo Chor Cheong
2015 NOT LISTENIN’TOME (T235) 71 ST Turf C+3 1000 J Moore N Callan 0.55.90 Matthew Wong Leung Pak
2016 AMAZING KIDS (T179) 072 ST Turf C+3 1000 J Size B Prebble 0.55.19 Ricky Tsoi Kee Kwong
2017 DASHING FELLOW (S284) 072 ST Turf A+3 1000 J Moore C Y Ho 0.56.59 Dr Philip Ho Kin Hoi, Dr Ernest Yau Hok Shing & Dr Joseph Pang Yeuk She





The National Day Cup winner list has 2 Horses of the Year:







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 (4 times)





2012/13 National Day Race Meeting




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