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  1. Jockey Club may face first run in the red

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Lower turnover amid economic downturn, 'heavy' taxes blamed The Jockey Club's racing operations might go into the red for the first time because of a lower ... to five years' time, we have to cut jobs. We may not be able to do another Olympics, handle another Sichuan [earthquake], or help in Tin Shui Wai,' he said. As one of Hong Kong ...

  2. Give us a break, says Jockey Club

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... the Jockey Club?' Engelbrecht-Bresges said. 'We believe the Jockey Club has proved its value to Hong Kong, over and over, but if Hong Kong wants a vibrant Jockey Club, then certain things ... Murray Bell The Jockey Club could double its HK$1 billion annual donation to the community if the government removed stifling business restrictions and softened a brutal taxation rate, ...

  3. Jockey Club rides in with $35m boost

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Funds for tsunami victims received a $35 million boost yesterday when Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli handed a cheque to TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan. The presentation was also attended by Miss Hong Kong Kate Tsui Tsz-shan and runners-up Queenie Chu Wai-man and Fu Sze-sze. The money will be divided among World Vision, the Red Cross, ...

  4. Jockey Club plans Olympic school in Sichuan

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The Jockey Club will earmark 400 million yuan (HK$450 million) to finance four reconstruction projects in quake-hit areas in Sichuan , including turning a school in Dujiangyan into an Olympic school providing sports training for mainland and Hong Kong athletes. The Olympic school, which will accommodate an estimated 4,500 students, will be formed at Dujiangyan Middle School. ...

  5. Sichuan spirit inspires Jockey Club chairman

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... psychological illnesses in the quake-affected areas,' he said. 'It will be a tough challenge for us.' The hospital's calls for help have inspired the Hong Kong Jockey Club, which ... Celine Sun 'Hongkongers should really learn from Sichuan people,' said Jockey Club chairman John Chan Cho-chak during his trip to the earthquake-hit areas in the province. Mr ...

  6. Safety first as Club pulls plug on last two races

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four hours of persistent rain forced the Jockey Club to abandon the final part of the programme yesterday as fears for the jockeys' safety grew with each millilitre of deluge ... period of time,' he said. 'It's a testament to how lucky we are that this doesn't happen more often because we have such great racing facilities in Hong Kong,' he said. ...

  7. Open your eyes and see the benefits of supporting a responsible Club

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of problem gambling. In its submission to the Gaming Commission, the Jockey Club will point out that in the last decade losses sustained each year by Hong Kong citizens in Macau have skyrocketed, ... billion goes to charities and community projects - look around, the Jockey Club stamp is everywhere. When Sars hit Hong Kong in 2003, the Jockey Club was the first to stump up a huge donation ...

  8. Season ending bonanza for Club as Prebble scores winning treble

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Bill Nader was crying 'show me the money' early in the evening at Happy Valley and the horse players of Hong Kong, somehow hearing him, piled it on until the counter ... turned over HK$778.4 million, so last night's fixture gave the club a year-on-year increase of 17.2 per cent. Out on the track, Brett Prebble won his sixth Jockey Challenge as heavily-bet ...

  9. Club promises $10m for disaster fund

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Board of Stewards of the Hong Kong Jockey Club yesterday announced a $10 million backing for a series of fund-raising activities to aid the relief of victims of the Boxing ... with the fund raising charity show Operation Relief 2005, to be held on the day. Donations can be made in cash or by crossed cheques, payable to 'The Hong Kong Jockey Club' for South Asia ...

  10. Jockeys, trainers unlikely to make Cup

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... that was not the only issue. 'The jockeys and the trainers of the horses which are there have major commitments in Europe coming up and the concern is that, if they do manage to get to Hong Kong ... Chinchon, are clinging to the faint possibility of a flight to Hong Kong today, while Brian Meehan, trainer of US$12 million Champions Mile entry Cat Junior, will keep his options open until ...




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