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  1. Overseas 'friends' to join the battle

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... legally on Hong Kong racing, for which the Jockey Club is paid a flat fee, but it is rapidly losing ground in the ideal commingling universe where those bets would go into its own pools. While ... in Singapore on Hong Kong races, with some estimates as high as HK$100 million per race. Yes, that's right, about the same as the Hong Kong Jockey Club holds legally per race already. ...

  2. Lai confident of making Olympic bid

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... regular physiotherapy sessions. 'I had my heart set on this competition since we got the invitation in January,' said Lai, who is also a member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Team ... Olympic qualifiers in July. However, the promising 20-year-old will not be part of the five-strong Hong Kong team who start in today's Nations Cup of Denmark in Copenhagen. The event serves ...

  3. Top rider appeals for Jockey Club support

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Top Hong Kong showjumper Jennifer Lee has urged the Hong Kong Jockey Club to continue supporting the sport, despite the failure of the local team ... Soon after the Beijing Olympics, the Jockey Club pumped HK$50 million into the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation to set up a four-strong senior squad- Patrick Lam, Samantha Lam, Kenneth Cheng ...

  4. Events

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'US-China financial issues: The view from Washington'. United Centre, Admiralty. British Chamber of Commerce lunch with Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Brian Stevenson. Hong Kong Jockey Club. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'How to consistently motivate your team'. Kinwick Centre, Central. American ...

  5. Left at the starting gate

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the government, which now sits at HK$9.6 billion. Which is why Hong Kong Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges remains nonplussed over the ongoing battle to gain more flexibility in its ... into the Hong Kong pool, the Jockey Club and the foreign operator handling the bets would share the earnings from each bet, with each side then dealing with its own government-duty obligations from its ...

  6. Members only

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Happy Valley's most famous establishment is The Jockey Club, founded in 1844 to promote horse racing. Membership, by referral, is a status symbol. The club provides lavish dining facilities, and a clubhouse at Shan Kwong Road. Other clubs in the area include The Hong Kong Football Club and the Hong Kong Cricket Club. ...

  7. Artistic impressions

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Finally, it appears, the long-awaited renovations at the Fringe Club's heritage premises on Lower Albert Road will go ahead. I first heard about this project about three years ago when its management told me they had secured HK$24 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the work. It was all quite exciting. Other than complying with safety regulations, ...

  8. Jockey Club Mulls offshore betting move

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Hong Kong Jockey Club says it may be forced to set up an offshore satellite wagering operation to circumvent double taxation issues if it is to take ... here.' Legal betting on Hong Kong racing exists in a number of foreign countries, but bets go into small local pools and the Jockey Club receives a 3 per cent fee. The club says these pools add ...

  9. Jockey Club unveils its HK$7b vision for future

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Jockey Club competitive, and would benefit Hong Kong society as a whole. 'We have 5,500 full-time staff and over 20,000 part-time staff. We are one of the major employers of Hong Kong ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Jockey Club yesterday released details of its HK$7 billion master plan, promising to reshape 'the racing experience for the next three ...

  10. Jockey Club pushes data to attract racing fans

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong Jockey Club marketing boss Richard Cheung Che-kit's plan for the new racing season. Last season, Cheung's team worked at attracting new racing fans with promotions such as Happy ... hot a trainer is on a given day... there are a lot of people [in Hong Kong] who believe in superstition, so we have a screen that tracks it for them with both trainers and jockeys ...




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