Willy Kan’s funeral at the Po Fook Memorial Hall, in Tai Wai. Picture: SCMP

What happened on one of the ‘blackest’ days in Hong Kong’s professional horse racing history

Willy Kan was a rising star on the city’s racing circuit and became the first female jockey to ride in the Hong Kong Derby, but tragedy struck when a fatal fall put an end to her brief career

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Willy Kan’s funeral at the Po Fook Memorial Hall, in Tai Wai. Picture: SCMP
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