2000 Guineas, Yasuda Kinen to Be Simulcast in HK

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Pinatubo | Racing Post

The G1 2000 Guineas card at Newmarket on June 6 and Japan’s G1 Yasuda Kinen on June 7 will be simulcast for betting beginning in the late evening of Saturday, June 6, the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced on Sunday. Newmarket’s seven races are headed by the 2000 Guineas, where European Champion 2-Year-Old Colt Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal) is expected to take part. Meanwhile in Japan the next day, the 1600-metre G1 Yasuda Kinen features Japanese Horse of the Year Almond Eye (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}) and the race will be simulcast live from Tokyo Racecourse during the Sha Tin races.

The full schedule for Newmarket on June 6 is as follows:

  • S1-1 08:15 p.m. 4yo/up 86-105 Hcp.
  • S1-2 08:50 p.m. G3 Palace House S.
  • S1-3 09:25 p.m. G2 Dahlia Fillies’ S.
  • S1-4 10:00 p.m. Newmarket S.
  • S1-5 10:35 p.m. G1 English 2000 Guineas
  • S1-6 11:10 p.m. 4yo/up 71-90 Hcp.
  • S1-7 11:45 p.m. 4yo/up 86-105 Hcp.

For the Yasuda Kinen, it will be shown at 2:40 p.m. Final declarations for the Newmarket card will be available on the morning of Friday, June 5, the same for the Yasuda Kinen.

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