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  1. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2008/2009 Final Nominees

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The judging panel has elected the final nominees for The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2008/2009. They are: Horse of the Year Will be elected by votes of the judging panel members ... panel is made up of six members from The Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Association of Hong Kong Racing Journalists (AHKRJ). The Hong Kong Jockey Club votes are made by the CEO, Winfried ...

  2. Food Art- Creations from the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Happy Valley Clubhouse

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Unless you're a member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club- or know someone who is- you won't know about the food in its acclaimed outlets, Fortune Room and Derby Restaurant. Food Art, awarded best innovative cookbook and best photography at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, gives us a taste of what's on offer. The Fortune Room's executive chef, Bobby Lo ...

  3. HK$450,000 bribe alleged in Jockey Club case

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Former Wheelock and Co managing director John Hung took HK$450,000 from a middleman who arranged for him to support a Jockey Club racing member's application for full ... The evidence was heard yesterday at the District Court where Hung, 70, a Jockey Club honorary voting member, pleaded not guilty to one count of soliciting an advantage and three of accepting ...

  4. Jockey Club member fined for false letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Sales manager guilty of deception A court fined a Jockey Club member HK$60,000 yesterday for providing false recommendations from voting members in his application form in 2006. A Jockey Club spokesman said the club would make a decision on the convicted man's membership but was silent on whether it would penalise the voting members. Eastern Court Magistrate William ...

  5. Management lacks creative expertise, say artists based at Jockey Club centre

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Artists at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre are unhappy with its management, accusing it of lacking expertise in the arts. The Shek Kip Mei Artists Union claimed ... and the Jockey Club. It was intended to boost the development of local arts, but many tenants say it has failed to meet those expectations. ...

  6. Jockey Club hopes more race days will keep bets in HK

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong Jockey Club chief Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges believes the addition of five more race days each season would help stem Hongkongers' betting spree in Macau ... on overseas races featuring Hong Kong horses, trainers or jockeys without turning to illegal bookmakers, he argued. 'Money is not the main concern' for wanting to add race days ...

  7. Jockey Club sees surplus drop 80pc in downturn

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Hong Kong Jockey Club's surplus this year has dropped by nearly 80 per cent, or HK$2.5 billion, due to the global downturn and a huge drop in investment returns, ... that we've put in place since the 2006 reforms to fight off illegal and offshore operators.' Another factor was 'the suffocatingly high' betting tax rates the club pays in Hong Kong ...

  8. Hearing on Jockey Club's proposal for five extra race meetings splits the field

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... by the restrictions imposed on the club. 'As an eight-time champion jockey here, I am dedicated to helping promote Hong Kong's racing sport. But I often feel frustrated when expressing my views ... per annum,' she said. Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society chairman Ko Wing-man said: 'We can all see the importance of the Jockey Club. For cancer patients, without its assistance, many ...

  9. Jockey Club fighting for common sense in debate over game's future

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Last Friday may prove to have been a watershed in the ongoing fight for common sense as the Jockey Club continues its battle to secure horse racing's future. At a special ... per cent to 67 per cent The five extra meetings are understood to be fitted in, one meeting per week, during the summer months and conducted on the all-weather track. The Jockey Club continues ...

  10. Golden gifts fail to stop punters betting less as Jockey Club welcomes new year

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Murray Bell

    ... Agnes Lam and Murray Bell The Hong Kong Jockey Club offered more than HK$1.4 million worth of prizes- including 88 gold horseshoes- to entice punters keen to try their luck at the first ... of the four champions of last year's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races and asked to turn wheel of fortunes near the entrance for their chance to win prizes. An exhibition featuring ...




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