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  1. Courses for horses at menswear lunch

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup luncheon Where: Sha Tin racecourse When: January 16 What: The British menswear brand, the sponsor of Hong Kong Jockey Club's Centenary Sprint Cup, held a luncheon. Guests viewed the brand's spring-summer collection. Who: Among the guests were Shirley Hiranand, Vivienne Tam, Christine Wong, Victoria Law and Tansy Tom. ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    We had to play it safe, says Jockey Club on 'erratic track'

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:49pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com We had to play it safe, says Club on 'erratic track' Jockey Club officials defended a decision to put extra watering on Sha Tin racecourse ... by taking the first winner Robust Momentum right to the outside fence and finding the "fast lane" and the other jockeys soon followed suit. It was a scenario more in common with stormy ...

  3. Rocket Man's HK fan club dress for success at Sha Tin racecourse

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Kong's One World in the Cathay Pacific Jockey Club Sprint. 'I love underdogs- even when they are horses,' said jazz saxophonist Blaine Whittaker (pictured). 'I had seen Rocket Man ... sprinter (pictured) trots on to the turf tomorrow at Sha Tin for the International Sprint, die-hard fans will be waiting. And you can spot them wearing the 'I'm a Rocket Man' T-shirt ...

  4. Join silent witness in cyberspace

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the Hong Kong Jockey Club launches a website devoted to the super galloper's past, present and future at www.silentwitness.com.hk. Fans can view and download fabulous photographs of Silent ... about the great horse and the people behind him. Silent Witness lines up tomorrow seeking to maintain an unbeaten record in his 15th race start in the Centenary Sprint Cup on the day sponsored ...

  5. Time for Baby to hit the big time

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... department has implemented a policy that horses in these weight-for-age races will be penalised a maximum of five rating points, regardless of where they sit on the Jockey Club rating scale. ... up for Lucky Baby is for horses in the 105-80 band on March 31. The Jockey Club advised yesterday that the starting gates for races down the straight 1,000m at Sha Tin will be placed against ...

  6. Jockey Club has sinking feeling at Sha Tin stables

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney A state-of-the-art training centre in Guangzhou is the integral component of the Hong Kong Jockey Club's grand plan to secure the future of local horse racing, ... and the expected date for the whole project to finish is 2017. Horses home The number of racehorses that the Hong Kong Jockey Club has stabled at Sha Tin: 1,200 ...

  7. Jockey Club expands to Guangdong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken A state-of-the-art training centre will be developed near Guangzhou by 2014 as part of the Hong Kong Jockey Club's grand plan to secure racing's future. The club ... horses, but the Jockey Club plans to double that capacity after the Games. 'Our participation in the Asian Games is in our area of expertise, the equestrian competition, ...

  8. African jet-setter

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in the $10 million Hong Kong Sprint (1,000 metres) at Sha Tin, two weeks from today. Getting National Currency to Hong Kong has been a 'logicical nightmare', according to the Jockey Club's head of handicapping and international racing, Ciaran Kennelly. But trainer Mike Azzie believes this horse has what it takes to win the Sprint against international competition, ...

  9. Jockey Club to keep Games land

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani The Jockey Club looks set to keep 44,000 square metres of government land in Sha Tin after the equestrian events for the Beijing Olympics. But a lawmaker said this deprived ... The Sports Institute has been temporarily relocated to Ma On Shan's YMCA's Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village since January. The site and facilities will be converted by the Jockey Club ...

  10. Jockey Club sacking a ploy to save $30,000, says cleaner

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A 56-year-old former Hong Kong Jockey Club cleaner, who attempted suicide last month after being fired, has demanded an explanation for her 'unreasonable' dismissal. ... $30,000 back as she should be treated as retired staff. Sung Chee-tak, general secretary of Hong Kong Jockey Club Workers' General Union, said Ms Lai's plight was a situation faced ...




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