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  1. Sport - Racing

    What's in a name? Why it's vital for foreign trainers and jockeys to get their Chinese names just right in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 07:58pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy In Hong Kong, locals get all the fun when it comes to getting an “English” name, but when the poor old “gweilos” come to town we get ... English name, decided upon by the Jockey Club’s Public Affairs department. I was told my Chinese name was only initially good – but in the long run wouldn’t be good Andreas Schutz on his change ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Obsessive fans just one of the quirks of Hong Kong racing

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 07:00pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... a timely tribute to Christ The Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, but instead she appeared in the parade ring at Sha Tin on Sunday – a rather extreme example of fan culture in Hong Kong racing. ... Moreira a little taste of home. It wasn’t a Monica Seles moment, nor was it really that big a deal – it was talked about on Sunday but dismissed as one of the nuances of Hong Kong racing. Still, ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Hong Kong is the world's racing capital, so where is the Belmont Stakes?

    Posted May 29th 2014, 07:56pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... of international races which can be wagered on by the Jockey Club – 15 which don’t clash with Hong Kong racing and 10 on local racedays. And it’s not like the rest of the world, where a punter can hunt ... for Hong Kong punters in the next 10 days – the Prix du Jockey Club from France, the Tokyo Yushun from Japan and even the Macau Derby this weekend, before the Derby at Epsom in England next ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Why the real battle is at the bottom of the trainers' and jockeys' championships

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 05:16pm by Michael Cox

    ... to move to another jurisdiction. Basically, Hong Kong is the only racing centre in the world on the up financially and nowhere else can match its stability. Say what you want about the Jockey Club’s operations, for trainers and jockeys it offers financial benefits and a lifestyle unmatched anywhere. If you are given the boot from the Sha Tin trainers’ stand, you can still be a trainer ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - Part 2

    Postcards from Macau Hong Kong Trophy Day at Taipa (Macau Racing - Part 2)

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 07:31pm by Michael Cox

    ... has been known to play up the uncanny likeness at racing conferences.   One-eyed wonder When the jockey on third-placed Giant Steps, Panamanian Louis Corrales returned to scale he noted ... edge to see Macau’s English language racecaller, Australian Harry Troy. Troy came to Macau as a jockey on a three-month riding contract, which has turned into a 16-year stint as racecaller. ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Out of sight, out of mind- why don't Hong Kong's Australian jockeys get respect they deserve at home?

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:48pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy Australian jockey Zac Purton has won 400 races in Hong Kong and collected Group Ones in England and Singapore. His countryman, Tye ... confirmed his fourth Hong Kong season – already his best with 47 winners – would be his last for now and he would return to ride in Sydney in September. Angland’s work rate will rise considerably ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Getting the beer swillers to bet is the Jockey Club’s next challenge

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 01:59pm by Michael Cox

    ... and the worst of the Valley. The media was given a tour of fabulous new facilities, all part of the Jockey Club’s “Master Plan” – centred around the buzz-phrase “customer segmentation” – and out ... crucial steps for the club. And that’s where many of its new initiatives are aimed. Behind the beer garden, and below the excellent The Gallery restaurant, a nicely stylised bar will offer some ...

  8. Sport - Racing - COMMENT

    Why horse racing in Hong Kong is a different beast entirely

    Posted May 01st 2014, 08:10pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... of levels of bureaucracy, everything comes under the auspices of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. One of the main positives for the local punter is access to information. Veterinary and trackwork records ... In Australia, racing is now marginalised, only coming to life once or twice a year. Not Hong Kong. With only 24 trainers and a similar number of jockeys, it means the participants are firmly ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Perhaps the one thing all jockeys need is a hug

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:32pm by Michael Cox

    ... is totalitarian rule Eric Saint-Martin on the suspension that ended his Hong Kong career “I am very disappointed at how this has been handled – what they have shown me is the Jockey Club is totalitarian ... here in Hong Kong. It was January two years ago when “frustration turned to lunacy” for another Frenchman, Maxime Guyon, and he lashed out at rival Keith Yeung Ming-lun at Sha Tin and struck ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Take shackles off legal gambling

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Take shackles off legal gambling Legal gambling in Hong Kong is conducted under a social contract which makes it palatable to many who believe it is a social evil. The government has granted the Jockey Club a highly regulated monopoly over betting on horses, the Mark Six lottery and, more recently, soccer, in return for heavy taxes that make it the biggest source ...




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