• Friday
  • October 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:43pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 398 for jockey club sprint

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Suicidal Mark Six punter in Jockey Club stand-off

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... with police at the Hong Kong Jockey Club headquarters yesterday. The 40-year-old two-way permit holder said he had spent all his savings of 100,000 yuan (HK$113,900) and had run up 500,000 yuan ... into debt,' a club spokeswoman said. 'He hoped the Jockey Club could help crack down on illegal operators so that he did not need to pay his debts.' Police were called in at 2.10pm when ...

  2. 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. We do, however, have an out-of-date Mark Six, which any other advanced country would regard as a joke- run, of course, by the same Jockey Club monopoly. We should have a scratch-card lottery ...

  3. Jockey club bets big on 24

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lillian Goh Twenty-four outstanding tertiary students have been awarded grants by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships fund to honour their academic excellence and commitment ... in 1998 with a grant of $102 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to cover a 10-year period. So far, 185 students have benefited. The scheme was originally due to end in 2008, ...

  4. Jockey Club's charity work sets the standard

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In criticising the operations of the Hong Kong Jockey Club in his article 'Squandering our assets on insiders' (August 29), Philip Bowring claims that 'the millions who use ... services and programmes for members, are run as a totally self-financing business through a subsidiary company, The Jockey Club Membership Services, which derives all its income from membership ...

  5. Travel drama for Japanese runners

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Club Sprint and instead head to International Day fresh. The younger Lucky Nine is considered the stronger chance, after two luckless performances in Japan. The four-year-old box-seated ... Trois (both Hong Kong Sprint) and Trailblazer (Hong Kong Vase) were already loaded on Wednesday night when their plane was hit by engine trouble. Transporting horses is a finely balanced ...

  6. Exclusive insights: Bridging the generation gap and managing mid-life career crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Middle Management?Mid-life is a time of dangers for some, but it can also be a time for opportunities,? said Barry Ip, head of human capital development at the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), where ...

  7. Club sends special team to Shanghai

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... World Summer Games, which opened yesterday. The team is being sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, which promotes golf among disadvantaged people and organises training programmes ... is a low-intensity sport that can be played by people with Down's Syndrome. Funded by the Jockey Club, the Hong Kong Special Olympics squad provides coaching and training for intellectually disabled ...

  8. Club gets go-ahead to import horses from Australia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in mid-February, will include 12 for the Hong Kong International Sale (part two) and two horses for the subscription griffin ballot to take place after the HKIS on March 15 at Sha Tin. Jockey Club ...

  9. Kinshasa No Kiseki does it again

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the Takamasunomiya Kinen (1,200m) was run and won at Hanshin racecourse yesterday. And despite moving from Chukyo racecourse in 2010, the new, second leg of the 2011 Global Sprint Challenge (GSC) saw ... But the winning jockey was an Italian, just like Victoire Pisa winning the Dubai World Cup at Meydan for Japan with Mirco Demiro aboard- Umberto Rispoli, 22, partnered Kinshasa No Kiseki on the final day ...

  10. Lucky Quality in sparkling order for desert showdown

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Shaheen (1,200m) on the World Cup undercard at Nad Al Sheba racecourse in 11 days. Lucky Quality looked in outstanding order as he was loaded onto a Jockey Club float on Sunday night, beginning ... lengths) and one out-of-character run when last behind Enthused in the International Sprint Trial on turf. The Dubai Golden Shaheen is decided over a straight 1,200m course on dirt and is typically ...




SCMP.com Account