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  1. Schofield finishes third in Seoul

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Glyn Schofield finished third in the opening round of the jockeys' invitation meeting in Seoul yesterday, marking the opening of the Asian Racing Conference. Schofield rode Fournine and came in third behind local rider Park Tae-jong on Arirangchampion and Shin Hyoung-chul on Spade. Of the other visiting riders, Michael Cahill finished sixth, Larry Cassidy ...

  2. Lai ready to take on the best in Korea

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Eddy Lai Wai-ming will represent Hong Kong in the International Jockeys' Invitation Race Series at Seoul Race Park in Korea tomorrow and Sunday. There is one race tomorrow over 1,700 metres in which his mount is Pinatubo. The other three races are on Sunday. 'The trainers here told me that among my four rides, Happy Survive and Yeong Jae on Sunday enjoy ...

  3. Stewards in call to harmonise rules

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell in Seoul A panel of leading stipendiary stewards yesterday called on international horseracing authorities to 'harmonise' the rules of racing across all jurisdictions. Speaking at the final business session of the 30th Asian Racing Conference here former Hong Kong Jockey Club chief steward John Schreck said the present situation of different laws ...

  4. Jockey Club aims to bust the $100b turnover barrier

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell in Seoul The Hong Kong Jockey Club will next season break the $100 billion turnover barrier for the first time, for soccer and horse race betting combined. Jockey Club executive director of betting Henry Chan Shing-kai told the 30th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul of the Hong Kong experience in rolling out its soccer betting programmes and of the success ...

  5. Hong Kong being held back by the bureaucrats

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... They brought a team of politicians and senior public servants to the ARC in Seoul, South Korea, in May 2005. They got on the front foot and educated their responsible ministers and bureaucrats about what horse racing truly represents in terms of investment, employment, tax income, civic contribution and future potential. When the South African team returned home from Seoul ...

  6. KRA's turnover rises despite lack of quality

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Racing in Korea may be well behind other major Asian racing nations in terms of quality, but they have an agenda of growth and the fuel to make things happen- significant wagering turnover, with US$5.3 billion through the Korean tote last year. Their major racecourses are Seoul and Jeju, sand surfaces with a heavy kickback, there are no turf tracks and the new ...

  7. Asian tracks hit by stifling tax policies

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell in Seoul If there was one recurring theme over the first two days of the Asian Racing Conference in Seoul this week, it was the unparalleled ability of unthinking governments to bring perfectly viable racing industries to their collective knees. In Hong Kong at the present time, the future of the horse racing industry lies with the members of the Legislative Council, ...

  8. Club's ring of confidence

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... arm already enjoys. The Asian Racing Conference in Seoul in May also served as a great compliment to Hong Kong's growing stature in racing. Jockey Club chief executive Lawrence Wong ...

  9. Witness makes a good case for combined pools

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... was one of the discussion points at the recent Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, and suggested by Engelbrecht-Bresges as a worthwhile business target for the events like the World Racing ...

  10. Club hails success of Mile

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken, Murray Bell

    ... at the upcoming Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, about expanding the series for next year. 'Possibly we will be able to take on some additional partners, with Australia and our friends in Dubai both ...




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