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  1. Jockey Club cash exists to help Hong Kong's downtrodden

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when I have been told that my Hong Kong credit card is from a foreign country. It made me think, as we approach the Olympics, of the HK$800 million the Jockey Club decided to spend to host ... chief executive and Jockey Club chiefs were kowtowing to Beijing. However, her criticisms fell on deaf ears. The Jockey Club should have realised that its prime duty was to Hong Kong first ...

  2. Jockey Club's charity work sets the standard

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In criticising the operations of the Hong Kong Jockey Club in his article 'Squandering our assets on insiders' (August 29), Philip Bowring claims that 'the millions who use ... disabled. Few Hong Kong residents have not had their lives touched by these projects in some way. The Jockey Club's not-for-profit 'racing for charity' concept is a business model ...

  3. Under pressure, but Jockey Club won't cut jobs

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Casinos having 'negative impact' The Jockey Club is to give the government an economic impact statement which claims Hong Kong residents lost up to HK$25 billion ... the club's financial position. Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges outlined its state at the beginning of 2009, saying the organisation had to address perceptions about its role ...

  4. Rita Fan is Jockey Club's first woman steward

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The Hong Kong Jockey Club broke with tradition yesterday and made Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai the first woman on its board of stewards. Mrs Fan, 62, officially takes up her duties ... historic, said more needed to be done to ensure funds from local betting remained in Hong Kong to benefit the community. The club, which is the city's single biggest taxpayer, contributed ...

  5. Wow! Hong Kong to beat US in betting turnover

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Apropos of nothing, but worth a line for its wow factor, the Jockey Club's executive director of racing Bill Nader came up with a statistic on Sunday. For the racing season in the United States to December 31, total betting turnover amounted to around HK$84 billion. The last Hong Kong season showed a total of HK$80.4 billion in turnover and, on current ...

  6. Hong Kong to play a central role in ARC

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

    ... Murray Bell Senior Jockey Club officials will play key roles on the world stage at the 32nd Asian Racing Conference (ARC) opening in Tokyo today. Chairman John Chan Cho-chak represents Hong Kong in his 'chief delegate' role and chief executive officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges will deliver a keynote address entitled New Strategies for New Global Challenges ...

  7. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... role in helping to run a large, efficient and scrupulously trustworthy gaming operation. I refer, of course, to the Hong Kong Jockey Club. I suggest the club should be invited to play a key ... institutions. Whether people like gambling or despise it, the club and its charities have been an astonishing source of good for our city and society. Hong Kong needs a casino. And we need the Jockey ...

  8. Club co-operation vital for sake of our health

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... clubs. They include the Hong Kong Country Club, the Hong Kong Golf Club and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. How schools and welfare groups would go about making use of their facilities is not readily apparent. For inspiration, though, is the example of the land within the Hong Kong Jockey Club's racecourse at Happy Valley: a jogging track and fitness equipment that are available ...

  9. London Games 'can be an inspiration for Hong Kong'

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is capable of hosting a major international sporting event if it takes a leaf out of London's book, the head of construction for the Olympic ... that the local communities could benefit from the Games.' The city had a taste of the 2008 Olympics when the Jockey Club hosted the equestrian events, while the low-key East Asian Games in 2009 ...

  10. Hong Kong Summer Jazz Festival 2011

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Robin Lynam Summer is the season for jazz festivals in Europe and America, and Hong Kong will not be left out of the swinging action. The Hong Kong Summer Jazz Festival 2011, presented by the Hong Kong Big Band Jazz Federation and co-organised by local outlet Jazz World, will take place at the Jockey Club Auditorium at Polytechnic University from May 27 to 29. This year's ...




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