A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP
A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP
Royalty

When did Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit Hong Kong and what did they see? Did she back a winner at the races?

On the first visit by a reigning British monarch, her majesty visited Kwai Chung container terminal, industrial areas in Tsuen Wan and Happy Valley racecourse

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A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP
A historic moment for Hong Kong as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Kai Tak Airport, becoming the first reigning British monarch to visit the then colony in May 1975. Photo: SCMP
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