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Moore Scores First Hong Kong Derby Victory With Ping Hai Star

Ping Hai Star handed jockey Ryan Moore a first BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) victory with a stunning last-to-first drive at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. “He’s a very talented horse, I had great fun riding him today,” Moore said after the New Zealand-bred had quickened a length and three quarters clear of runner-up Singapore […]

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Bill Nader Headed Back To Hong Kong In Jockey Club Restructuring

The former executive director of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Bill Nader, is set to return to the organization to essentially replace the man who succeeded him. Tony Kelly took over the job in 2015 but unexpectedly resigned Monday citing personal reasons. Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges announced that Nadar would fill Kelly’s role in a […]

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Time Warp Merciless In Hong Kong Gold Cup; Pakistan Star A Well-Behaved Fourth

Time Warp set a merciless tempo to win the HK$10 million Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse this on Sunday, Feb. 25. After leading from the off under Zac Purton, the strapping chestnut was forced to go where no horse had gone before – inside two minutes over Sha Tin’s […]

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Bus Leaving Sha Tin Racecourse Crashes, Killing 19 And Injuring More Than 60 Passengers

A double-decker bus leaving Sha Tin Racecourse on Saturday was involved in a deadly crash, flipping over on its side and killing 19 passengers while injuring another 60. According to the South China Morning Post, some survivors claimed that the bus driver was “throwing a tantrum” after passengers criticized him for being late. The driver has […]

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Global Sprint Challenge Series Suspended Amid Hong Kong – Australia Quarantine Dispute

The Global Sprint Challenge, which links a series of Group 1 races across Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, the U.A.E. and Britain, has been suspended this year due to the continued dispute over quarantine restrictions between Australia and Hong Kong. According to a report in the Racing Post, the Australian government and the Hong Kong Jockey Club have […]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Officials Growing Frustrated With Australia’s Ban On Horse Exports

Several months of inaction by the Australian government regarding Sha Tin’s suspended quarantine status has Hong Kong Jockey Club officials frustrated. So much so that the HKJC has decided not to send any representatives to the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale this week, which could be costly for the Aussies. In 2017, the HKJC spent […]

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Record Turnover Highlights Longines Hong Kong International Races

Time Warp’s victory in the HK$25 million Longines Hong Kong Cup capped an outstanding day of international sport at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon, Sunday, Dec. 10. The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, said: “We want the Longines Hong Kong International Races to be the greatest show on turf and […]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club To Inaugurate Non-Betting Racing Carnival On Chinese Mainland In 2019

Speaking to more than 70 members of the international media today, Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, Chief Executive Officer of the HKJC introduced the new Conghua Training Centre (CTC) near Guangzhou. In his remarks he explained how Hong Kong’s leading position in global racing industry will be sustained and enhanced following the opening of CTC in August […]

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Fields Set For Hong Kong International Races

The three arguably best credentialed Hong Kong-trained contenders Mr Stunning, Seasons Bloom and Werther fared ideally at today’s barrier draw for Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong International Races. However, it was a case of the barrier blues for two of the world’s most successful trainers Aidan O’Brien and Sir Michael Stoute, and also for local training […]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Relying On Experience To Recruit Staff For Conghua Training Centre

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is focused on building up the workforce for its new Conghua Training Centre on the Chinese mainland, scheduled to open in August of 2018. According to its website, the CTC will employ just over 400 individuals at that time, including 150 in stable operations, 40 work riders, and over 100 […]

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