Horses race at Happy Valley. Photos: Kenneth Chan

Hong Kong Jockey Club cancels Happy Valley race meeting over threat of anti-government protests

  • Jockey Club fears possible negative reaction to controversial pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho’s horse Hong Kong Bet running in race
  • Ho was asked to withdraw horse from race but rural leader was adamant it would run, saying Jockey Club should have faith in city’s rule of law
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Horses race at Happy Valley. Photos: Kenneth Chan
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John Moore is surprised civil unrest has impacted Hong Kong racing. Photos: Kenneth Chan

Hong Kong racing heavyweights left in shock as civil unrest halts city’s most beloved sport

  • Trainers scramble to find replacement races after Wednesday’s night Happy Valley meeting is abandoned
Topic |   Hong Kong Jockey Club

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John Moore is surprised civil unrest has impacted Hong Kong racing. Photos: Kenneth Chan
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