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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 Kong International Races featuring Group 1 glory across four world-class features shared between Japan, Ireland and Hong Kong at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday 13 December). “It is important to have[...]
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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 function held at Sha Tin Racecourse last night, Thursday, 16 July. The Tony Cruz-trained six-year-old was also named Champion Middle-Distance Horse and Champion Stayer for the second consecutive year. Exultant[...]
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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 most certainly in keeping with the campaign’s extraordinary backdrop. The Hong Kong Jockey Club navigated the uncertainty of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic decisively, implementing measures that protected public and[...]
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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 pool and merge it with Trio, forming the “Forecast & Trio Merged Pool”. It will also increase the rebates for losing bets placed on Quinella and Quinella Place. Forecast, a[...]
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HKJC Member Confirmed With Coronavirus

A Hong Kong Jockey Club member has been confirmed with COVID-19 prompting further restrictions on attendance. The Centre for Health Protection said the man had attended his daughter’s wedding banquet on February 22 where his sister, a confirmed case earlier, was also present. He was sent to the quarantine centre as a close contact. The[...]
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Restricted Hong Kong Racing To Go Ahead

One of Hong Kong’s biggest race meetings will go ahead with extreme restrictions on attendance because of coronavirus. Monday’s Chinese New Year meeting at Sha Tin normally attracts more than 100,000 patrons but will be limited to those with previous bookings, around 8000, as well as staff and participants. The outbreak of the deadly Wuhan[...]
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