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  • Jul 14, 2014
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Happy Valley Racecourse

Chang's Power to finally rise to the occasion at Happy Valley

It has been a lengthy wait for the owners of Rising Power but the Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup (1,650m) at Happy Valley looks like the gelding's chance to break through in style.

Tuesday, 25 February, 2014, 7:51pm

It's not the Smithsonian, but a couple of additions and the Hong Kong Racing Museum would be a sure-fire winner

A trip to the Hong Kong Racing Museum is a sure-fire way to shake off that pesky mid-season cynicism and fall in love with the sport all over again, but we can’t help but think this tribute to the Sport of Kings could be even better with a couple of key additions.

25 Feb 2014 - 2:54pm

Valley turf puts Sha Tin all-weather to shame

Credit where it is due with the tracks - what a fantastic surface that Sha Tin all-weather is … okay, just kidding. If you believe that, we know of a bridge in Sydney we can get you a great price on.

29 May 2013 - 11:10am

Happy Valley track to close for 10 meets next year

Up to 10 Happy Valley race meetings will be shifted to Sha Tin's all-weather track next year as a major overhaul of stormwater drains underneath the racecourse takes place, and Jockey Club officials are bracing themselves for what could be a half-a-billion-dollar blow to betting turnover.

18 Apr 2013 - 11:34am

Demon ready to make his mark

Demon Demon isn't anything special, but he produced another positive performance when second to Pure Force in the Hanshin Handicap (1,200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

30 Nov 2012 - 2:20am

Information is key to tackling track bias at Valley

Whether the view of Sunday's Happy Valley meeting from the jockeys' room was correct or not is open to some question, but there is no doubt many players believe the track plays differently for a day meeting than the more frequent night fixtures.

24 Oct 2012 - 2:32am

Getting the beer swillers to bet is the Jockey Club’s next challenge

Holding a Group One race at Happy Valley would be like deciding the men’s 100m Olympic final...

13 Sep 2012 - 3:00pm

Jockey Club's plan for Sha Tin building ignores neighbours and youth groups

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has ignored the concerns of residents living near Sha Tin racecourse who face the prospect of a nine-storey building on the site of what is at present a car park ('Racecourse neighbours upset over club's plans', January 9).

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

On the market

Winfield, Happy Valley

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am