32 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence TOUR HK 6 Nights From £ 1,790.00 per person Wednesday 08 December Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA 027 20: 25 hrs Thursday 09 December Arrive: Hong Kong 16: 15 hrs On arrival, transfer to The Peninsula Hotel where accommodation has been reserved for four nights in a Deluxe Room, on a bed and breakfast basis. Friday 10 & Saturday 11 December Two days at leisure in and around Hong Kong - time to discover the city and go on optional excursions/ tours. Sunday 12 December Racing at Sha Tin Racecourse for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races. Monday 13 December Depart hotel and transfer to the airport for return flight from Hong Kong to London. Depart: Hong Kong, Flight BA 028 23: 45 hrs Tuesday 14 December Arrive: London Heathrow 05: 00 hrs Business Class upgrade: £ 2,345 Our Price Includes: . Return scheduled flights with British Airways Boeing 747 . 4 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation based on twin/ double occupancy at The Peninsula Hong Kong in a Deluxe Room . Full hospitality at Sha Tin Racecourse . Assistance of our local agent . Transfers by Rolls Royce to and from the hotels, airport and racecourse . All Airport Passenger Duties and Taxes Last year's tour to Hong Kong was a tremendous success and so we are delighted to be able to repeat this tour to give you an opportunity to travel to Hong Kong to enjoy the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races that will take place at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday 12 December. This superb day's racing includes four Group I Championship events worth a combined HK$ 62 million. The highlight of the Cathay Pacific International Races, and the richest horse race in Hong Kong, is the HK$ 20 million Group I Hong Kong Cup. In 2009 there was a field of 10 horses and locally based Collection was sent off the odds- on favourite. Vision D'Etat, winner of the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot but a distant 10th in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in the October, took up the running in the straight and, although Collection tried valiantly, he was unable to catch Vision d'Etat who won by ¾ length with Presvis a further 2 ½ lengths back in third place. ? ? ? ? ? The Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong The Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong has long been hailed as one of the finest hotels in the world. Created in the glamorous 1920s, the legendary " Grande Dame of the Far East" continues to set hotel standards worldwide, offering a blend of the best of Eastern and Western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance. The opulent guest rooms are comfortable and stylish and equipped with advanced technology for the convenience of hotel guests. The restaurants and bars are among the most exclusive and most elegant in Hong Kong. High tea at The Lobby is a Hong Kong institution and the best authentic Cantonese food in town is served at Spring Moon. The hotel features a state- of- the- art fitness center and a huge Roman- style swimming pool. The pool opens onto the hotel's sun terrace, providing an incredible view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. Board Basis - American breakfast Single Room Supplement for the Tour: £ 600.00 Tour Highlights: . Experience the thrill of racing at Sha Tin Racecourse. . Enjoy one of the most exciting cities in the world. CATHAY PACIFIC HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL 08 - 14 DECEMBER 2010 ITINERARY
Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 33 THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL Join us for three days of superb National Hunt racing over the Christmas Festival at Leopardstown. This meeting offers the perfect way to blow off the Christmas cobwebs! As much a part of Christmas in and around Dublin as mince pies and mistletoe, this popular festival always attracts a huge crowd and top class runners. Key races include the Future Champions Novices Hurdle ( G1), Lexus Chase ( G1), Fort Leney Novices Chase ( G1) and December Hurdle ( G1). LEOPARDSTOWN Built in 1888 and modelled on Sandown Racecourse, Leopardstown Racecourse is probably Ireland's most famous race track. It's located just 6 miles from Dublin city centre, surrounded by the stunning Dublin Mountains. ? ? ? ? ? THE DYLAN HOTEL The Dylan is situated close to St Stephen's Green and Grafton Street, with its shops and entertainment, and makes a wonderful base from which to explore Dublin's many attractions. The 44 rooms are equipped to a high- specification; including Frette linen, marble bathrooms with underfloor heating, air conditioning, free WiFi and plasma TV. The hotel incorporates the popular Dylan Bar together with the excellent Dylan Restaurant that offers fresh Irish produce served in an elegant setting. CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL AT LEOPARDSTOWN 27 - 29 DECEMBER 2010 TOUR LEP 2 Nights From £ 599.00 per person Monday 27 December Depart: London Heathrow, Flight EI 151 07.50 hrs Arrive: Dublin 09.10 hrs On arrival you will be transferred directly to Leopardstown for the second day of the Christmas Festival race meeting. After the races, your coach will take you to The Dylan Hotel where accommodation has been reserved for two nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Tuesday 28 December Depart the hotel for racing at Leopardstown. Wednesday 29 December Depart the hotel for racing at Leopardstown. After racing, you will be transferred to Dublin Airport for your homeward flight. Depart: Dublin, Flight EI 178 18.30 hrs Arrive: London Heathrow 19.50 hrs Departures are available from many local airports in the UK to Dublin. However, please note that our coach will depart Dublin Airport immediately after the arrival of flight EI 151 from London Heathrow and we can accept no responsibility should your flight from a local airport be delayed or cancelled. Single room supplement for the weekend: £ 190.00 Our Price Includes: . Scheduled flights with Aer Lingus . Escorted coach transfers . Twin/ Double accommodation at The Dylan Hotel on bed and breakfast basis. . Reserved Enclosure Admission to Leopardstown on all days . Assistance of our representatives throughout . Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes Tour Highlights: ITINERARY . Two nights in the centre of Dublin to discover this elegant and lively city. . 3 days of racing at Leopardstown to enjoy the renowned Christmas Festival.