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  1. 29 arrested in Jockey Club bribery probe

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of the racket- believed to have operated for more than a year- was a Hong Kong man and a full member of the club. Applicants were Hong Kong residents, mostly businessmen, and no mainland businessmen were ... Clifford Lo and Phyllis Tsang At least six Jockey Club members- including three voting members- are among 29 people arrested in a corruption scandal rocking the top ranks of the exclusive ...

  2. Jockey Club member fined for false letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Sales manager guilty of deception A court fined a Jockey Club member HK$60,000 yesterday for providing false recommendations from voting members in his application form in 2006. A Jockey Club spokesman said the club would make a decision on the convicted man's membership but was silent on whether it would penalise the voting members. Eastern Court Magistrate William ...

  3. Jockey Club's ruling should be respected

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Jockey Club is party to an international agreement to uphold penalties imposed on jockeys. This is to prevent those who break the rules escaping punishment ... of breaking Hong Kong anti-bribery laws and jailed for 30 months by the District Court. After transfer to an Australian jail and early release, a delayed Jockey Club inquiry suspended him from riding ...

  4. ICAC targets veteran Jockey Club members

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Niall Fraser

    ... Phyllis Tsang, Niall Fraser and Clifford Lo The arrest of several long-standing voting members of the Hong Kong Jockey Club makes the scope of the ICAC investigation into alleged ... of Commerce in 2005. A Jockey Club member who knows both Sani and John Mackie said: 'The Sanis are a rich Indian family in Hong Kong. Dipo is well-known in the Indian community here. Dipo ...

  5. Businessman convicted of bribery in bid for Jockey Club membership

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... knew the bribes were offered to an agent of Hong Kong Jockey Club. His admission in the taped interview demonstrated that he knew about his wrongdoing. In mitigation, defence counsel Edwin Choy ... Loretta Fong A businessman was convicted yesterday for giving two middlemen HK$250,000 in the belief that part of it would go to Jockey Club voting member John Hung to facilitate his ...

  6. Ex-jockey guilty of drink driving

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... for the Hong Kong Jockey Club. The court heard that Yu was stopped at a police roadblock at 1.15am on November 22 for random breathalyser testing. He failed the test with 42 micrograms of alcohol per ... Li Wai-chi ordered Yu to pay a HK$5,000 fine and take driving improvement courses for three months. Yu's driving licence was suspended for three months. A Hong Kong Jockey Club ...

  7. Feud heats up over crooked jockey's ban

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle HK warned on Munce overreaction The feud between Hong Kong and Australian racing officials escalated yesterday, with the Jockey Club orchestrating a global campaign to force ... Hong Kong. 'If they have some repercussions in mind they'll just be cutting off their noses to spite their face,' said Peter V'landys, its chief executive. 'They make ...

  8. Jockey list gets even thinner with Prebble and Chui out

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The shortage of senior jockeys became even more critical on Wednesday night when Brett Prebble and Marco Chui Kwan-lai earned the ire of stipendiary stewards. Prebble pleaded ... Moore-trained Three Clubs in the early part of the back straight in the final event. Chui was enduring a nightmare passage on Three Clubs, which had been the subject of strong support from more than ...

  9. Club fury over Munce clearance

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Relationship with Australia in turmoil after disgraced jockey permitted to ride Relations between the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Australia were thrown into turmoil yesterday after Racing NSW chose to set aside the decision of Club stewards to disqualify jockey Chris Munce until next September. Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges last night ...

  10. Tips-for-bets scandal that stunned racing

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mandatory minimum of 20 months of his 30-month sentence. Within days, Racing NSW issues him a licence to ride. December 1, 2008 At the final session of a Hong Kong Jockey Club inquiry, Munce pleads ... Found to have HK$250,000 cash on him, plus a list of horses and bets. Not charged. July 20, 2006 Refused permission to leave Hong Kong, with authorities retaining his passport. September 14-15, ...




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