Tag: 'Hong Kong Jockey Club'

Tom Wood

Wood loving his Hong Kong commentator’s role

Tom Wood has come a long way since his race commentator’s debut as an 18-year-old at the Westport trots on Boxing Day 2008. For the...
Paul O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan upbeat after a Hong Kong season like no other

Expat New Zealand trainer Paul O’Sullivan was in a positive frame of mind after Hong Kong’s 2020-21 racing season drew to a close on Wednesday...

Moreira Celebrates Magical Milestone

Star jockey Joao Moreira has had a night to remember at Happy Valley, riding a trio of winners and celebrating a career highlight.
Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges

Hong Kong Jockey Club overcomes pandemic challenge to stage unique HKIR

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges saluted Hong Kong’s “unique spirit and resilience” after a successful staging of the LONGINES Hong...

Top French Jockey Stood Down From HK Meet

Christophe Soumillon will miss the rich International meeting in Hong Kong after failing to gain a release from quarantine officials.

Purton Wins International Jockeys’ Series

Australian Zac Purton has won his second International jockeys' championship title at Sha Tin as English rider Hollie Doyle also starred.

Exultant named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards

Exultant’s outstanding exploits during the 2019/20 season earned the multiple Group 1 victor the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a special presentation...
Happy Valley

Hong Kong racing pulls together to complete extraordinary season

Hong Kong’s “season like no other” ended at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 15 July with Ricky Yiu securing an odds-defying champion trainer title that was...
Hong Kong Sprint

Hong Kong’s record prize money increase includes Group races and HK Derby

Hong Kong racing will offer record prize money of HK$1.4 billion for the 2020/21 season, with the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint and BMW...
Happy Valley

Forecast relaunch to merge with Trio; higher rebates for Quinella & Quinella Place

The Hong Kong Jockey Club announced today (11 June, Thursday) two wagering-related initiatives for the 2020/21 racing season. The Club will relaunch the Forecast betting...
Lot 11

Kodiac gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (May)

An athletic grey Kodiac gelding topped the Hong Kong International Sale (May) at Sha Tin on Saturday, 23 May as all 11 lots on offer...
Beauty Generation

FWD Champions Day has top class contenders in three exciting races

FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 26 April will bring together the very best of Hong Kong’s elite gallopers in three exciting...
Mark McNamara

Popular racing commentator making Mark in Hong Kong

Leading racing commentator Mark McNamara has handled the transition to one of the world’s most watched racing jurisdictions with aplomb. The Australian racecaller, who until...
Paul O’Sullivan

Hong Kong racing keeps calm and carries on

Ex-pat New Zealand trainer Paul O’Sullivan said there is no place he feels safer than Hong Kong right now and he has been impressed with...

HKJC member confirmed with coronavirus

The Hong Jockey Club will implement further restrictions with a member confirmed to be infected with coronavirus.
Happy Valley

Arrangements for the Happy Valley race meeting on 29 January 2020

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has reviewed the special arrangements of the Chinese New Year Raceday today as well as feedback of various stakeholders to...
Hong Kong

Restricted Hong Kong racing to go ahead

The Chinese New Year race meeting at Sha Tin will go ahead with restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Beauty Generation

Hong Kong features highly among World’s Best and Top 100 rankings

Beauty Generation ranked as the world’s best miler in the 2019 World’s Best Racehorse Rankings (WBRR), released by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA)...

Changes to the handicap rating of Northern Hemisphere Bred Griffins

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has released a statement regarding changes to the initial handicap rating of Northern Hemisphere Bred Griffins, and to weight-for-age allowances...
Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges

Hong Kong delivers world class sport as international raiders sparkle

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races delivered fantastic sporting action at Sha Tin Racecourse yesterday (Sunday, 8 December) with Japan carrying off three of the...
In Her Time

In Her Time ruled out of Hong Kong Sprint

Newcastle mare In Her Time has been ruled out of the Hong Kong International Sprint with a hoof injury.
In Her Time

In Her Time Withdrawn From The Hong Kong Sprint

At the conclusion of track work yesterday (Saturday 7 Dec) Stewards released a statement, “An examination of In Her Time, trained by Mr. Kris Lees,...

Doubt over In Her Time for rich HK sprint

In Her Time has been found to have a quarter crack in a hoof a day out from the Hong Kong International Sprint and needs...

Quarantine rules eased for Hong Kong

The quarantine protocols with Hong Kong have eased with horses no longer required to spend 180 days in a third country before being imported to...

Another Happy Valley meeting cancelled

The political and social unrest in Hong Kong has prompted the cancellation of another midweek race card at Happy Valley.