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  1. News - Hong Kong - AGRICULTURE

    Jockey Club may face HK$10m bill over contaminated horse feed

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Emily Tsang

    ... face HK$10 m bill The Hong Kong Jockey Club could be facing a compensation bill of HK$10 million after hundreds of thousands of freshwater fish in the New Territories were given contaminated ... a Jockey Club employee gave the contaminated feed to Yue Hing Hong for free in order to dispose of the two brands of horse feed which had been in stock for months since the contamination saga. ...

  2. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    A hard school for jockeys in Hong Kong just got a lot harder

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:48pm by Alan Aitken

    ... and Nicola Pinna and Colm O'Donoghue got a proper kick in the guts when Umberto Rispoli's return came out of the blue last week. The foreign jockeys best suited to Hong Kong racing come ... The Jockey Club licenses five or six new trainers every two or three years and it's sink-or-swim stuff. Either the trainers work hard enough to get owners and horses into the yard and then get ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Jwala 'catastrophic' fall an accident: Jockey Club

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 10:05pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Stewards determine that no rider was to blame for the tumble and death of English filly during frantic final stages of Hong Kong Sprint Jwala 'catastrophic' fall an accident: Jockey Club Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards found no rider was to blame for the incident that put jockey Steve Drowne in hospital and resulted in the death of English ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club's rules are too soft on Private Purchases

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 09:29pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Vets have self-interest too and never really want to pass horses for fear of feedback if they later go wrong Jockey Club's rules are too soft ... that the sad overall state of tried horse imports has plenty to do with too much involvement of vets in the... er, vetting process. The Jockey Club sought to remove a certain amount of responsibility ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Brett Prebble to miss start of Hong Kong racing season

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... attention back in Australia. I've realised I just can't do it properly from Hong Kong. "My jockey race-gear business, Persuader, is growing super fast and I need to devote a couple ... Africa-based Karis Teetan, from Mauritius. With 625 winners and 18 Group Ones titles, including several internationals home and abroad with Hong Kong-based horses, Prebble has been one of the big names ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Jockey Club urged to spend more on research to protect horses

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:12am by Christy Choi

    ... research needed to protect horses' Racing-mad Hong Kong needs to take a more scientific approach to the welfare of its horses, a former Jockey Club vet told the International Animal Welfare ... several pilot research studies into equine welfare. Racing is responsible for about 10 per cent of Hong Kong's tax revenues. The Jockey Club contributes about HK$2 billion to charities ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... projects at HK$41.6 million as of March last year. In 2012-13, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charitable Trust financed a study project with HK$359,000 of the Yu Lan ghost festival in the Chiu Chow ... after it had been halted for safety reasons have helped lure 40,000 visitors annually to the island. That's made the Cheung Chau bun festival one of Hong Kong's great cultural ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Richard Gibson raring to test Akeed Mofeed in Jockey Club Cup

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:09pm by Alan Aitken

    ... finally pleased Richard Gibson for the first time this season and the trainer is once again keen to see the Derby winner tested against Hong Kong's best in the Group Two Longines Jockey Club ... them." Gibson's other stable star, Gold-Fun, goes to the Jockey Club Mile as the form horse of the field and he could not be happier with him. "He's a perfect Hong Kong horse- he ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Sporting success runs in the family for Hong Kong international Chan Siu-kwan

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:47am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Scorer of HK's equaliser against Uzbekistan is son of former champion jockey Chan Pak-hung Hong Kong international Chan Siu-kwan has his father ... on Monday night, is the son of former champion jockey Chan Pak-hung. “Unlike most parents in Hong Kong, my parents fully support me in fulfilling my dream in sport,” said Chan. “Perhaps this is also ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Why Jockey Club's new half-win ruling is a half measure

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 08:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Why Club's new ruling is a half measure for half wins In recent days, the Jockey Club has revealed that dead-heats will have a new status when ... and that is what the club has done. If two jockeys or trainers finish equal now, and one has a dead-heat counting as a whole win in their score and the other does not, then the dead-heat will count only ...




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