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  1. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Youngsters hope to win place in Jockey Club's trainee programme

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by VICTORIA DUTHIE

    ... said students would be taught English-language skills and a range of academic subjects including sports science and financial management. Students would also be able to train overseas, she ...

  2. Sport - Racing - RACING

    California Chrome owner apologises for bitter remarks over Triple Crown

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... fairy-tale success. Bred for a pittance by two working-class men new to a sport usually dominated by the rich and famous, California Chrome defied the odds when he won the Kentucky Derby ...

  3. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Customer is king in fight for racing to keep relevance, says HKJC chief

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:16pm by Alan Aitken

    ... relevance' Sports betting will overtake global racing turnover this year and that only a "customercentric" approach can maintain racing's relevance, Hong Kong Jockey Club chief ... on sports has continued to rise. In 2014, sports betting turnover will, for the first time, exceed that of horse racing, and the gap will keep widening Winfried Englebrecht-Bresges "In 2014, ...

  4. Sport - Racing - RACING

    I'm keeping my options open, says Joao Moreira

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:18pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com 'Magic Man' opts for half-season licence but, if all goes well, he's likely to apply for an extension I'm keeping my options open, says Moreira Touted as the champion jockey in waiting, Brazilian ace Jo ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Injection of cash a boost for owners in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:51pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Jockey Club says 7 per cent rise in stake money keeps pace with soaring betting turnover Injection of cash a boost for owners The Hong Kong Jockey Club yesterday announced higher stake money across the board for next seaso ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Talking turf in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 10:54pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges looks forward to the city hosting the movers and shakers of the sport in Asia- and the world turf Talking turf ... from the sporting side, the integrity side, the technical side, even the operational side. "I think 250 people have registered for the first racecourse operations seminar at Sha Tin ...

  7. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Trainer happy with Glorious draw, but is tempered by last year's memories

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:59pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Tokyo alan.aitken@scmp.com Six-year-old gelding gets same gate he had when he messed up the start of Yasuda Kinen 12 months ago and John Size hopes he will jump well on Sunday Delight at draw tempered by last year's memories John Size- ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    My Name Is Bond spearheads Hong Kong sweep of interport

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 12:48am by By Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Raiders snatch first five placings as Brazilian Joao Moreira leads charge with clever run at Taipa Moreira, Bond spearhead HK sweep of interport A ground-saving ride by Joao Moreira helped My Name Is Bond lead home another ...

  9. Sport - Racing - RACING

    How Hong Kong's failed racehorses are enjoying new lease of life as showjumpers

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:02pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Handlers' patience and persistence at Beas River Riding School see rejects earn a chance to enjoy a second career Leap of faith On a rainy morning at Beas River Riding School last week, two racehorses from opposite en ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RACING

    Hong Kong Jockey Club says no plan to be part of Mongolia racing, betting

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 03:20am by Alan Aitken

    ... to talk at the Asian Racing Conference [in Hong Kong] next week." Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, the minister for culture, sport and tourism, said, according to a Bloomberg report: "Our priority ...




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