For most Hongkongers, a night at the Happy Valley races is just another staple on the city’s entertainment calendar.

For SCMP Sport reporter Patrick Blennerhassett, who is new to Hong Kong, and hails from the quiet rural hinterlands of Canada, those happenings are a brand new sensory experience.

The Post sent him with a camera and a microphone, and HK$100, to see if he could figure out how to navigate the scene during one of its busiest nights – the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship, which attracted 26,612 fans on Wednesday night.

Check out the video below for the result: