Celebrities, trendsetters and race-goers support 2022Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday
Racegoers in stylish attires adorned with bow ties or bow-related elements glowed at the Sha Tin Racecourse, in support of the Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday 2022
Featuring the theme of “There is a Gentleman in Every Man”. Renowned singer Mr. Alfred Hui and Golden Horse Award 2022 nominee Ms Jennifer Yu joined the management of Oriental Watch Company and The Hong Kong Jockey Club at the opening ceremony while Ms Elanne Kwong, Ms Jessica Jann, Mr. Bruce Tong and Mr. Chris Tong starred in the catwalk show as celebrity models, demonstrating a series of precious timepieces.
Held after the breath-taking CORUM Excellent Handicap, the opening ceremony of Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday was commenced with a welcoming speech by Mr. Dennis Yeung, Managing Director of Oriental Watch Company, followed by a cake-cutting ceremony officiated by Mr. Dennis Yeung, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, CEO of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mr. Alfred Hui and Ms Jennifer Yu. Mrs. Clara Yeung, Mr. Lester Huang, Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mr. Andrew Harding, Executive Director, Racing of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, and Ms Shirley Yeung, Executive Director of Oriental Watch Company, were then invited on stage to join the toasting ceremony. Attending the event in stylish gentleman attire, Mr. Alfred Hui demonstrated extraordinary charisma with a stunning H. MOSER & CIE. timepiece on his wrist, while Ms Jennifer Yu, in a magnificent, bow-inspired gown designed by renowned fashion designer Mr. Pius Cheung, graced her appearance with a dazzling PIAGET timepiece.
After the third race, catwalk shows were staged in the Winners’ Enclosure and then at The Jockey Club Box, featuring celebrity models Ms Elanne Kwong, Ms Jessica Jann, Mr. Bruce Tong and Mr. Chris Tong, and four models dressed in elegant haute couture adorned with bow elements designed by reputable fashion designer Mr. Pius Cheung, and classy gentleman attires designed by famous fashion brand Suit Artisan. The eight prestigious timepieces showcased at the show were Admiral 38 Automatic by CORUM, Heritage Dual Time by H. MOSER & CIE., Polo Date by PIAGET, Vanguard Aqua Bleu by FRANCK MULLER, Big Pilot’s Watch 43 Top Gun by IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN, Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition by GIRARD-PERREGAUX, Evolution 9 Collection SLGH017G by GRAND SEIKO and Tonda PF Skeleton Rose Gold Graphite by PARMIGIANI FLEURIER.
Among the prestigious guests gracing this talk-of-the-town occasion were Mr. Archie Sin, Mr. Henick Chou, Ms Gloria Yip, Ms Cilla Kung, Ms Cheronna Ng, Ms Nat Kwan, Ms Vivian Ma, Ms Ruby Fung, Ms Wyllis Lam, Ms CK Wong, Ms Valentina Cho, Mr. Oscar Siu and Mr. Christopher Sin.
Dressed in a chic attire echoing the event’s gentleman theme, the charming rising star Mr. Archie Sin was awarded the “Best Bow Tie Attire Award” and received an exquisite FRANCK MULLER timepiece as the prize. The lucky winner of the popular “Guess the Winning Horse” contest of the Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy was awarded a GRAND SEIKO timepiece.
Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday 2022 presented 10 exciting horse races in the following sequence: CORUM Excellent Handicap, PIAGET Excellent Handicap, FRANCK MULLER Excellent Handicap, PARMIGIANI FLEURIER Excellent Handicap, GRAND SEIKO Excellent Handicap, H. MOSER & CIE. Excellent Handicap, GIRARD-PERREGAUX Excellent Handicap, Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy 2022, IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN Excellent Handicap and LA SUISSE WATCH Excellent Handicap. The winner of Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy 2022 went to California Spangle, and the horse owner Mr. Howard Liang was thrilled with the honour.
Mr. Dennis Yeung, Managing Director of Oriental Watch Company, remarked, “Deeply rooted in Hong Kong for over 60 years, Oriental Watch Company has always been devoted to presenting masterpieces of prestigious watchmaking and offering professional services to our customers. This year, we are pleased to join hands once again with The Hong Kong Jockey Club to hold the Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday 2022, exemplifying the spirit of ‘There is a Gentleman in Every Man’. I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to our guests, friends and race-goers in fashionable attires adorned with stylish bow ties and bow-related elements, gracing this sensational annual event that brings prestigious timepieces, breath-taking horse races and spectacular fashion together.