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  1. Former Hong Kong club jockeys rule Down Under

    Posted Nov 05th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Quartet dominate Group One races on opening day of spring carnival in Victoria Former Hong Kong club jockeys won four Group One races at Flemington yesterday in front ... Waterhouse, the toast of the town was young Queenslander Michael Rodd, who brilliantly captured the Victoria Derby on favourite Efficient. Craig Williams completed the 'Hong Kong set', ...

  2. Ex-jockey dies in fall from 19th floor of Jockey Club quarters

    Posted Oct 19th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... and Beijing, before returning to Hong Kong. With the support of trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, he was re-employed by the club as a riding boy, effective from the start of the current season. Tsang ... Murray Bell Former jockey Henry Tsang Kam-chuen died at Sha Tin yesterday after a fall from the 19th floor of the Jockey Club's mafoo quarters. He was 28. Executive director of Jockey ...

  3. Jockey club bets big on 24

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lillian Goh Twenty-four outstanding tertiary students have been awarded grants by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships fund to honour their academic excellence and commitment ... in 1998 with a grant of $102 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to cover a 10-year period. So far, 185 students have benefited. The scheme was originally due to end in 2008, ...

  4. Jockey Club donates HK$1b to charity

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey But critics say the city's biggest donor could do more The Hong Kong Jockey Club donated HK$1.03 billion to charitable causes in 2005-06, a slight increase of 0.69 per cent year-on-year, despite record turnover. The donations, through the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, maintains the club's status as the biggest contributor to charity, ...

  5. Jockey Club expects $30b in soccer gambling

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... racket in Macau. Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli estimated that up to 85 per cent of the club's soccer bets would come from punters who used to place bets with illegal gambling ... $30 billion.' The chairman also said he believed the police would crack down harder on illegal soccer gambling. He was speaking after attending Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Day at Sha ...

  6. KMB chief elected chairman of Jockey Club

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Newly elected Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman John Chan Cho-chak says the 'race against time' to finish equestrian facilities for the 2008 Beijing Olympics is his ... are very proud and having an Olympic Games event in Hong Kong will be a most historic occasion.' The annual general meeting of 200 voting members of the club elected two new members ...

  7. Jockey Club to seek out mainland recruits

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the amount paid by those in Hong Kong. The move comes against the background of efforts by the club to internationalise its business, which could also see its gambling services opened up to overseas ... but no arrangement has been reached yet,' Mr Arculli said. Under a pilot scheme, Macau's bookmakers can already take bets on Hong Kong races. 'The club and the government can benefit from ...

  8. Jockey Club sacking a ploy to save $30,000, says cleaner

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A 56-year-old former Hong Kong Jockey Club cleaner, who attempted suicide last month after being fired, has demanded an explanation for her 'unreasonable' dismissal. ... $30,000 back as she should be treated as retired staff. Sung Chee-tak, general secretary of Hong Kong Jockey Club Workers' General Union, said Ms Lai's plight was a situation faced ...

  9. Jockey Club suspends bets on Italy's league over match-fixing

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam, John Carney

    ... John Carney and Anita Lam The Hong Kong Jockey Club yesterday suspended betting on the outcome of Italy's Serie A soccer championship in response to allegations of match-fixing. ... Milan's 88. 'I don't remember such an incident ever happening before,' Jockey Club spokesman Li Tak-nang said. The Jockey Club's website said the decision was made because ...

  10. Technology makes a mockery of Jockey Club's efforts to change

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Engelbrecht-Bresges, Executive director, racing, Hong Kong Jockey Club THE JOCKEY CLUB has long lobbied the government for a change from turnover to profit-based tax as a way of stemming competition from ... that the average age of the Hong Kong horse punter is rising fast. Younger people prefer football betting. The Jockey Club now caters for them but so do foreign bookmakers with offshore websites, ...




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