A businessman accused of offering bribes to jockeys was charged with four more offences yesterday. Ng Siu-chau, 33, promised cash rewards to four apprentice riders if their mounts finished in designated placings, Western Court was told. Ng, who ran a jade business, was alleged to have offered bribes to Vickie Choi Chun-wai, Chung Chim-ki, Alex Yu Kin-shing and Simon Yim Hin-keung with regard to three races in May and June last year. The cash for the riders was supposed to come from the proceeds of $500,000 placed in bets, the court was told. The races concerned were 505 at Sha Tin on May 19, 519 at Happy Valley on May 29 and race 527 at Sha Tin three days later. Ng, an ex-policeman, had already been charged with three counts of offering advantages and one of failing to furnish a statutory declaration to Independent Commission Against Corruption officers within 28 days from March 17 this year. The case will be transferred to the District Court on September 25. Ng yesterday asked for the return of his mainland re-entry passport, but magistrate Simon Jenkins rejected the application. Ng was released on $1.5 million cash and surety bail.