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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lawrence Wong, Chief executive, Hong Kong Jockey Club

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The South China Morning Post is one of those great papers that is synonymous with place, and in this, it is similar to the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Like the Club, the SCMP has grown up ... The Club champions community and charity issues in Hong Kong, and I am always delighted to see others take on those issues. I think the SCMP set a fine example with its fund-raising during Sars. ...

  4. 5 great: agendas

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... Open a new chapter in your life with one of these diaries, writes Marina Kong Sleek and simple, this textured leather agenda comes in a cool shade of beige and will fit easily in any handbag. Agenda (HK$2,750) from Prada, Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2522 2989 Forgo the traditional monogram canvas and instead opt for this damier print diary. It features faux stickers giving ...

  5. Jockey Club's plan for Sha Tin building ignores neighbours and youth groups

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Jockey Club has ignored the concerns of residents living near Sha Tin racecourse who face the prospect of a nine-storey building on the site of what is at present a car park ... from any government departments. I do not understand why it has adopted this attitude given that there are growing demands in Hong Kong for higher standards of environmental protection ...

  6. Top rider appeals for Jockey Club support

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Top Hong Kong showjumper Jennifer Lee has urged the Hong Kong Jockey Club to continue supporting the sport, despite the failure of the local team ... Soon after the Beijing Olympics, the Jockey Club pumped HK$50 million into the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation to set up a four-strong senior squad- Patrick Lam, Samantha Lam, Kenneth Cheng ...

  7. Jockey Club has sinking feeling at Sha Tin stables

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney A state-of-the-art training centre in Guangzhou is the integral component of the Hong Kong Jockey Club's grand plan to secure the future of local horse racing, ... and the expected date for the whole project to finish is 2017. Horses home The number of racehorses that the Hong Kong Jockey Club has stabled at Sha Tin: 1,200 ...

  8. Jockey Club unveils its HK$7b vision for future

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Jockey Club competitive, and would benefit Hong Kong society as a whole. 'We have 5,500 full-time staff and over 20,000 part-time staff. We are one of the major employers of Hong Kong ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Jockey Club yesterday released details of its HK$7 billion master plan, promising to reshape 'the racing experience for the next three ...

  9. Former Jockey Club chief Alan Li dies

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Former Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Alan Li Fook-sum died yesterday in Phuket, Thailand, after suffering what is believed to have been a heart attack. He was 66. Li was Jockey Club chairman from 1998 until last year and the guiding force of a push to make the Hong Kong International Races to a world-class event. Jockey Club chief executive Lawrence Wong Chi-kong ...

  10. 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 ...




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