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  1. 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 ...

  2. Three to plead on Jockey Club charges

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... applications for Hong Kong Jockey Club membership. Hung, 70, Wong Tak-kin, 44, and Jonathan Ng Tai-sing, 39, entered no pleas to Eastern Court Principal Magistrate Garry Tallentire yesterday. Hung, an honorary voting member of the club and former managing director of Wheelock and Co will appear in the District Court on December 28 on two counts of accepting an advantage and one of soliciting ...

  3. Jockey Club member admits application fraud

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A Jockey Club member yesterday admitted he was involved in a conspiracy to defraud the club by putting false information on a membership applicant's ... the Jockey Club between June and November last year. He admitted that the five of them worked together to dishonestly state in an application form that they each personally knew Daniel Fung Yiu-man ...

  4. Success of Club scheme is taking its toll on HK's senior jockeys

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... years ago, it's transferring pressure to another area of the game. A top-quality jockey roster has long been one of the trademarks of the Hong Kong racing product. The presence of Whyte, ... Murray Bell The first-day win by apprentice Matthew Chadwick at Sha Tin on Saturday is proof in the flesh about how much the Jockey Club is doing right in the education and mentoring ...

  5. Drug-testing swoop a warning to jockeys

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... last week, and was 'merely part of the club's ongoing drive to ensure the safety of horses and riders in Hong Kong racing'. Just like the chance visit to the apprentice hostel ... but the Leung case was a bolt from the blue after what happened with Marco Chui Kwan-lai. It definitely stung the Jockey Club and we don't expect that there will be a let-up anytime soon in its ...

  6. So finally gets his Award as he joins seniors

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of relief. So arrived at the Hong Kong Jockey Club apprentice training, straight out of school and with no knowledge of racing, along with three other hopefuls- Matthew Chadwick, Derek Leung Ka-chun ... well.' Hong Kong Jockey Club executive director of racing Bill Nader was at So's presentation, and labelled the group of local riders he graduated with as 'once in a generation'. ...

  7. Jockey saddled with a monk's life in pursuit of success

    Posted Jul 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1972, the school has trained elite riders such as Tony Cruz. School principal Mark Tung describes it as 'a sort of Shaolin temple of Chinese jockeys'. The Hong Kong Jockey Club school ... apprentices spend part of their third year training and racing abroad, and are allowed to race in Hong Kong during their fourth year. The Jockey Club is recruiting apprentices today and tomorrow ...

  8. Apprentice Ng can't wait to get started in HK

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Apprentice Alvin Ng Ka-chun could be riding in Hong Kong in the next few weeks, as Jockey Club officials fast-track his introduction to fill the void created by Kevin Leung Ka-wai's ... claim. He has ridden 70 winners in New Zealand, dropped to a 1kg weight claim from 4kg, and has been touted by Jockey Club apprentice school staff as 'the next big thing'. 'I can ...

  9. What's On

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... buying a Mark Six ticket which has won first prize. Her nephew wants to use the lottery money to pay his debts. But he needs to find the winning ticket before a Hong Kong Jockey Club manager visits his house. The drama will be staged from tomorrow until Sunday at 7.30pm, with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm, at the Hong Kong City Hall. Tickets cost $60 to $90 ($120 to $180 ...

  10. It's double the love at the Valley

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Hong Kong Jockey Club's Racing Club hosted a night of romance at the track on February 13 with two Valentine's Day parties. The Racing Club box became a garden of eden ... owners to join the exciting world of racing. Getting whipped into a frenzy were Italian Motors' Richard Lee Man-fai, Adidas' Rainer Duespohl, Ferrari Owners' Club's Andrew ...




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