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Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges

Tommy Berry wins QE II Cup just hours after arriving in Hong Kong

Sha Tin hosted an Audemars Piguet QE II Cup to treasure on a day that had a little of everything from Tommy Berry making history in the main event, to the dodgem carnage behind him, to a post-race barrage by Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges against anabolic steroids in racing.

Monday, 29 April, 2013, 4:05am

Good Ba Ba's return upsets Jockey Club chief

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has once again expressed his "personal disappointment" over fresh plans to resurrect the career of former champion miler Good Ba Ba, now in training in Melbourne.

27 Sep 2012 - 2:32am

Jockey Club chief predicts slight increase in turnover

Just seven weeks after describing the 2011-12 season as "the best ever", Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges is wearing a more circumspect look heading into the new term which starts on Saturday at Sha Tin.

2 Sep 2012 - 4:03am

HK 'to play bigger role on world stage'

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has declared Hong Kong will play a much bigger, steering role in the direction of world racing after this week's Asian Racing Conference in Istanbul.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Jockey Club chief hails 'best HK season ever'

The Horse Of the Year voting panel surprised many but got it right in voting Ambitious Dragon the best horse in the land and the Jockey Club was bathed in the brilliant sunshine of what chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges described as 'the best Hong Kong season ever'.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Racing's big move up in class

There were two aspects of his arrival at the Hong Kong Jockey Club that were of concern to the institution's German chief executive, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Rispoli torn between staying and leaving

In-vogue Italian Umberto Rispoli said he is still a '50-50 chance' of extending his local riding licence, the youngster torn between his childhood dream of riding in France and overtures from Hong Kong Jockey Club officials desperate to maintain diversity in the jockey ranks.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Jockey Club chief defends meeting's clash with Sevens

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges yesterday declared reports of his absence from Sha Tin on Sunday to have been wrong, and defended the club staging its race meeting to clash with the Rugby Sevens finale.

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Commingling loses its appeal as betting landscape shifts

It is customary at this time of the year to look back at the past 12 months or forward to the next, and the year before us is certainly looking highly predictable in one aspect - turnover on the increase.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

'Bigger and better' is HKIR goal

The Jockey Club will not rest on its laurels after Sunday's successful 2011 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races, and chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges says there is 'a unique opportunity' to raise the meeting to an even higher global profile.

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am