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  1. Club's HK$20m gift a major boost

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Fund set aside to secure quality horses with aim of raising profile of equestrianism Four Hong Kong showjumpers are set to benefit from a HK$20 million fund provided by the Jockey Club to purchase and train four top quality horses for competition at the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics. The Hong Kong Equestrian Federation, which will receive the money, said while ...

  2. Riders buoyed by Club's HK$30m backing

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wild-card entries last year. The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), the major financial backer of the equestrian events, is eager to ensure local participation to increase public awareness in the event, ... Chan Kin-wa HKJC pushing for Olympic places A group of showjumping riders will receive a sponsorship deal, believed to be worth HK$30 million, to help ensure Hong Kong's participation ...

  3. Join the Club

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ...-lovers and non-club-lovers,' he says. 'I wanted to merge the excitement of clubbing with a relaxing mood. The club offers a unique experience that often doesn't feel like Hong Kong at all.' ... Kong Jockey Club's latest addition to the Happy Valley racecourse is a 17,000 sq ft club that provides a new betting experience within a club environment for nighttime horseracing. ...

  4. Reining champ

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Larry Wong steps down as Hong Kong Jockey Club chief next month. He leaves the once-fusty institution freshened up and forward-looking, writes Kevin Sinclair Over the past 11 years, Larry ... chief executive of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, chuckles. 'Senior staff have urged me to open a telebet account so I can support the club and keep up gaming revenues,' he said. Under ...

  5. Eye Witness

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by John Chan, Murray Bell

    ... John Chan was talking to Murray Bell Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman John Chan Cho-chak recalls an unforgettable experience What were you doing on July 1, 1997? I remember very clearly ... period but over the past couple of years we have begun to come out of it and Hong Kong is looking good; people are feeling a lot better. What was the state of the Jockey Club at handover time? ...

  6. The Jockey Club monopoly costs Hong Kong far too high a price

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... creating our own casino? Because our government is busy protecting a moribund monopoly called the Hong Kong Jockey Club, which operates on delusions of exclusivity dating back to the 19th century. ... run by the government for the benefit of Hongkongers, but this would of course be opposed by the monolith. It is time we assessed the value of the Jockey Club to Hong Kong to see if we need ...

  7. IT staff take Jockey Club to final furlong

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoran Nedeljkovic The Hong Kong Jockey Club is hoping to beat the field by a nose today to win the gold medal in this year's HKMA Award for Excellence in Training in the campaign ... Kong Jockey Club, which now operates 109 off-course betting branches and four Telebet centres. Key to the provision of convenient customer services at these off-course centres and Telebet ...

  8. They're off again, with Sha Tin crowds and betting rising

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Murray Bell

    ... Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges declared the day a 'huge success'. 'This has been a brilliant start to the season and gives us a great platform on which ... access to betting halls in the members' area. But Hong Kong Gambling Watch, a coalition of local anti-gambling groups, said bringing children to race meetings would foster under-age ...

  9. 170 vocational students head for Beijing

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem More than 170 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education students are packing their bags for Beijing to take part in an eight-week internship programme sponsored by Hong Kong Jockey Club. The students, who leave next month, are taking up posts related to their subjects of study with 36 different organisations, including the Red Cross Society of China and China Central ...

  10. Scholars win free education

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) awarded scholarships to 27 outstanding university students last month in recognition of their academic excellence and active participation in community service. The scholarships provide study grants of more than $200,000 to each first-year university student. Recipients of the awards will automatically become members of the Jockey Club ...




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