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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Four more jurisdictions join commingling in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:38am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Foreign bets set to become significant contributor to turnover this season Four more jurisdictions join commingling After dipping a toe in the commingling pond last season, the Jockey Club is putting on the costume and getting properly immersed in 2014-15 as four more jurisdictions join in and the foreign bets become a noticeable contributor ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    'Golden harvest' of records for the opener of 2014-15 season

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 11:30pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the gates in record numbers and surprised even Jockey Club officials. "We always like to be cautious at the beginning but, even if I had thrown caution to the wind, I could not have predicted what happened today," said club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges. "This was a very strong performance- a golden harvest even," he said, alluding to the stylish winner ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Young riders hope to win a place and finish ahead in Jockey Club's trainee programme Youngsters groomed to be top jockeys Balancing on short stirrups with reins held close, three young riders canter around the track. With dreams of becoming professional jockeys, they are part of the Jockey Club's Racing Trainee Programme. ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    South Africa's Variety Club aims to buck trend in Champions Mile

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 11:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Highly rated South African star looms as a big threat to Hong Kong dominance Variety Club out to buck trend in Champions Mile Variety Club's winning ... such a professional." He ran three times in Dubai, we haven't backed off him since and he arrived very fit Trevor Brown No one could doubt that, with 16 wins from 22 starts, and Variety Club looks ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Hong Kong Jockey Club says no plan to be part of Mongolia racing, betting

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 03:20am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Chief rejects any role for HKJC in new market and is opposed to local horses competing there Jockey Club gives cool response to Mongolian racing The Hong Kong Jockey Club has "no intention of becoming directly involved" in Mongolia's plans to set up a professional horse racing league and legalise betting. HKJC chief executive ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Injection of cash a boost for owners in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:51pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Jockey Club says 7 per cent rise in stake money keeps pace with soaring betting turnover Injection of cash a boost for owners The Hong Kong Jockey Club ... which will top HK$100 billion for the first time this season, and we want to keep pace with that," said the Jockey Club's executive director of racing Bill Nader. The club stopped ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    I'm keeping my options open, says Joao Moreira

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... that and broke my contract, I would never be invited again. "So I want to be in a position to see how everything is going. If it is going well, I'm sure the Jockey Club will be happy to give me ... his 70th winner. Meanwhile, the Jockey Club has received independent confirmation of arsenic positives for David Hall-trained Hit A Home Run and Berlinski from Laboratoire des Courses ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Rome has designs on top 10 rating

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... quality foreign competition is required for comparison, and the Jockey Club admits some attention will be given to raising the prize money for the QE II Cup for the first time in 12 years. ... of The Championships in Sydney, with a similar race over 2,000m worth double the QE II money, and a rise to US$6 million for the two longer turf races in Dubai next year, have put pressure on the club ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome owner apologises for bitter remarks over Triple Crown

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... elite clubs in US racing, alongside the likes of Secretariat, Citation and Seattle Slew. But like so many other great horses who have won the first two legs, but found the extra distance ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    How Hong Kong's failed racehorses are enjoying new lease of life as showjumpers

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... later. "He is so strong there was no chance to slow him down, but after a while he gave up. It took around three or four months." The Jockey Club requires an owner to front a HK$60,000 ... part of the deal if you want to be a racehorse owner here," Jockey Club director of racing Bill Nader said. "It is something we take very seriously. It is great that we have ...




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