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  1. American sprinter 'will be fine'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Connections of American horse Cannonball are pleased they travelled early for next month's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint after he emerged with an elevated temperature since landing on Friday. Cannonball was a surprise packet at Royal Ascot, running so well this year in major sprints, and is expected to be the best United States representative in the Sprint yet. The Jockey ...

  2. In year of change, Silent is golden

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... provided a glitzy shop front for some serious structural reform behind the scenes. Never before has the Hong Kong Jockey Club been so forceful in its approach to government about the need for reform of the way wagering on racing is taxed. Instead of dancing around the issue, and hinting that reform is what they would like to have done, the Jockey Club is now almost demanding it. ...

  3. Connections keen on royal ascot test for fast-rising country music

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Hong Kong could potentially have a new international sprinting ambassador in the wake of Country Music running such a sterling second to unbeaten Silent Witness. ... Archie da Silva, the owner of Silent Witness, is also a member of the Hong Kong Country Racing Club Syndicate which races Country Music. Both horses were purchased through Hong Kong-based ...

  4. Jockey Club Mulls offshore betting move

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Hong Kong Jockey Club says it may be forced to set up an offshore satellite wagering operation to circumvent double taxation issues if it is to take ... here.' Legal betting on Hong Kong racing exists in a number of foreign countries, but bets go into small local pools and the Jockey Club receives a 3 per cent fee. The club says these pools add ...

  5. Actor strutting his stuff at a Jockey Club promotion says he's got the winning touch

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin Actor Carl Ng Ka-lung says every time he bets on a horse, he wins. 'I've got insider tips,' the 35-year-old said. 'I won a few thousand [dollars] last time I played.' But if he's so good, you have to wonder why he was hawking products on Wednesday night as part of the Jockey Club's 'Racing Heroes Techno Series' T-shirt launch ...

  6. Jockey Club fun night at the museum

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund cocktail reception Where: Hong Kong Museum of Art When: February 17 What: Home Affairs Bureau held a cocktail reception to celebrate the Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund's 30th anniversary. Guests were entertained with dancing and drum performances. Who: Attending the celebration were Colleen Lee, Kevin Thompson, ...

  7. The Ready to Win Stable

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... ability, look to be training well and- most significantly- are READY TO WIN! Chief racing writer Alan Aitken and trackman-tipster Clint Hutchison and myself have been joined by the Jockey Club's popular English-language commentator Mark Richards to provide you with a team of horses that you can profitably follow in the new term. We have started off as a stable of 12, with three ...

  8. Success of Club scheme is taking its toll on HK's senior jockeys

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The first-day win by apprentice Matthew Chadwick at Sha Tin on Saturday is proof in the flesh about how much the Jockey Club is doing right in the education and mentoring ... and that the allowances would increase for the less successful or established jockeys. Formerly, the Jockey Club followed the overseas system whereby apprentices lost their entitlement to an allowance when ...

  9. Report underage betting: Jockey Club

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Hong Kong Jockey Club is urging the public to use its new hotline to help prevent underage gambling. 'Anyone who spots the entry [into betting branches or race ... our youth on the matter, and above all, not encourage people to bet. The Jockey Club is obliged to operate within its licensing conditions and any breach can result in its licence being ...


    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards yesterday again adjourned their inquiry into the positive heroin sample returned by the David Hill-trained Cupid after the Happy Valley meeting on March 12, granting the trainer's request for more time to prepare the case. The hearing was rescheduled to next Thursday. ...




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