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  1. Club grants Strydom return ticket

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Jockey Piere Strydom will soon be booking a flight to Hong Kong, but it is JJ The Jet Plane that the South African can thank for his return to the Hong Kong Jockey Club, 14 years after his last stint here. The Jockey Club's licensing committee yesterday confirmed that Strydom would be returning to the scene of last month's Hong Kong Sprint win, granting ...

  2. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2008/2009 Final Nominees

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The judging panel has elected the final nominees for The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2008/2009. They are: Horse of the Year Will be elected by votes of the judging panel members ... panel is made up of six members from The Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Association of Hong Kong Racing Journalists (AHKRJ). The Hong Kong Jockey Club votes are made by the CEO, Winfried ...

  3. Sponsor switch is a surprise but maybe time will tell

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in November, the Jockey Club Sprint and Jockey Club Mile with the new name only to be attached to the Jockey Club Cup on that day. If a new sponsor is found for the other two, then that may necessitate ... Alan Aitken So, one week on, what did the Jockey Club actually win out of the new tie-up with Longines? It resembled something more like the shifting of the chairs than a new suite ...

  4. Highest turnover in four years fills Jockey Club with festive cheer

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Christmas came early for the Jockey Club last night with the highest betting turnover on a Happy Valley meeting for over four years, fuelled in part by a stunning $5 million all-up bet on Sanziro that narrowly failed to arrive in the night's feature. The news won't be greeted with any great enthusiasm by Hong Kong's jockey ranks, or the stewards ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Brett Prebble to miss start of Hong Kong racing season

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

    ... including five Group Ones, and he rides at 113 pounds. The Jockey Club's licensing committee gave a "final warning" to Jacky Tong Chi-kit, who has only four wins this season, ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Australian is licensed for part of the year as he tries to juggle riding duties with a fast-growing company that produces race gear for jockeys Stalwart ...

  6. Champion's demise a sad day for racing, but accidents will happen

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... The Singapore Turf Club has a public relations disaster on its hands, with some professionals questioning - rightly or wrongly - whether Absolute Champion should have been allowed to start. ... in the Absolute Champion tragedy. The horse himself is gone, having been humanely destroyed after shattering his right fetlock joint in the early stages of the feature sprint at Kranji. Fortunately, ...

  7. Barrier trials kick off season

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Jockey Club will have a pre-season carnival at Happy Valley today, while for the first time at tonight's barrier trials, the club will provide official finishing ... to be the jockeys' sprint at 5.30pm. Manoel Nunes (pictured) cannot defend his title, however, as he has returned to Brazil. ...

  8. Purton hits the ground running, nets Jockey Challenge with a treble

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... an upset victory over hot favourite Douglas Whyte in the Jockey Challenge. Purton was a member of the 12 bracket 'Others' in the new bet type and in all likelihood gave the Jockey Club ... meeting was well received by horse players, who gave the Jockey Club a 10.5 per cent increase in turnover on the corresponding meeting (a Wednesday) last year. 'Our turnover was HK$808 ...

  9. Sport - Racing - JOCKEYS

    James McDonald's ban gives John Moore a selection headache

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... weekend's key international day lead-up races. Moore has five runners entered in each of the Longines Jockey Club Cup, Jockey Club Mile and Jockey Club Sprint next Sunday at Sha Tin and the already ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Trainer left scrambling to find jockeys for his 15 runners next weekend after appeal is rejected McDonald ban a headache for Moore Gun-for-hire James ...

  10. Whyte injury is costly for Jockey Club

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Champion jockey Douglas Whyte will ride at Sunday's Sha Tin season finale despite pulling out of last night's Happy Valley meeting- but his withdrawal proved a major embarrassment for the Hong Kong Jockey Club after it was forced to cancel last night's Jockey Challenge. Whyte's right shoulder was injured last Sunday after he ...




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