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  1. Under pressure, but Jockey Club won't cut jobs

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Casinos having 'negative impact' The Jockey Club is to give the government an economic impact statement which claims Hong Kong residents lost up to HK$25 billion ... the club's financial position. Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges outlined its state at the beginning of 2009, saying the organisation had to address perceptions about its role ...

  2. Rita Fan is Jockey Club's first woman steward

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The Hong Kong Jockey Club broke with tradition yesterday and made Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai the first woman on its board of stewards. Mrs Fan, 62, officially takes up her duties ... developing facilities to foster their gambling, entertainment and convention industries. Jockey Club chairman John Chan Cho-chak, who called Mrs Fan's election yesterday at the general meeting ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. As easy as 1-2-3, Kingdom stays at top of the tree

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up another outstanding year,' Jockey Club executive director of racing William Nader said. 'I would like to congratulate the connections on showcasing the high quality of our sport ... impressive victory in the Group One KrisFlyer International Sprint at Kranji, Singapore, last May- but did not rate as highly for his home-town win in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint in December. ...

  6. HK falling behind when it comes to photo technology

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... if it that might be a 1,000th of a length margin. And we are sticking with that when it comes to Melbourne Cups, but some are wondering if perhaps the Hong Kong Jockey Club's finish equipment is lagging behind that of the Victoria Racing Club, or even some other racing organisations in the world that have reportedly found a pixel as a margin of separation. Three dead-heats have occurred ...

  7. Club co-operation vital for sake of our health

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is not readily apparent. For inspiration, though, is the example of the land within the Hong Kong Jockey Club's racecourse at Happy Valley: a jogging track and fitness equipment that are available ... It is anything but. Within the grounds of our city's elite private clubs are any number of much-underused fields, pitches, courts, greens and alleys. The high walls and fences around the clubs send ...

  8. Tsang's office defends his free membership at nine exclusive clubs

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... received free memberships from the Jockey Club, the Shanghai Fraternity Association, Dynasty Club and China Club. Checks with the offices of other secretaries of government bureaus showed that only ... Vivian Kwok Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has accepted honorary membership at nine of the city's most exclusive clubs since taking office as chief executive. His office says the free ...

  9. Wow! Hong Kong to beat US in betting turnover

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Apropos of nothing, but worth a line for its wow factor, the Jockey Club's executive director of racing Bill Nader came up with a statistic on Sunday. For the racing season in the United States to December 31, total betting turnover amounted to around HK$84 billion. The last Hong Kong season showed a total of HK$80.4 billion in turnover and, on current ...

  10. On The Rails

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Monday's announcement about the Jockey Club's planned training centre outside Guangzhou now has everyone champing at the bit to see the full sweep of the Jockey ... with an international reputation for quality and integrity, such as the Jockey Club, rather than inviting the problems that come with setting up from scratch. Or perhaps it's easier to invest in Jockey ...




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