Keyword: HKJC

  • Lot 17, a Starcraft gelding, brought HK$8.5 million

    Starcraft Gelding Tops Hong Kong Sale

    An athletic Starcraft gelding was the standout at the March 18 Hong Kong International Sale at Sha Tin Racecourse as the hammer dropped at HK$8.5 million (US$1,103,896) on the purchase by Liu Yu Wen.

  • HKJC Partnership Zeroes In on Registration

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sept. 22 announced a partnership with the China Horse Industry Association, the mainland authority that oversees horse registration, equine drug testing, and the development of veterinary care.

  • Inside the September 19, 2015 Issue

    War Front-Betterbetterbetter filly kicks off Keeneland September sale and more in the September 19, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club

    Asian Racing Has Problems and Solutions

    What do you do as a racing operator when you see your turnover drop by 25% during a five-year period? For the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the answer to that scary experience was: Connect with the customer.

  • Sha Tin Racecourse

    TVG to Offer Commingled Wagering on Hong Kong

    TVG has announced it will begin offering commingled pari-mutuel wagering on, and live television coverage of, horse races from Happy Valley and Sha Tin racecourses in Hong Kong, which routinely attract large wagering pools.

  • Typhoon Hub Commingling With Hong Kong Pools

    Typhoon Hub, a tote services company based in Sydney, Australia, announced that it commenced commingling with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Horse Race Betting Limited March 16.

  • Watching the races at Happy Valley Racecourse.

    Hong Kong Jockey Club Pursues New, Young Fans

    Even as they welcome the inner circle of racing to the Dec. 9 Longines Hong Kong International Races, local racing officials in that country are busily harnessing digital technology in search of new, young fans.

  • Lucky Nine, trained by John Moore, is the defending champion in the Hong Kong Sprint.

    Is Home Field Edge at Risk in Hong Kong?

    The normal home-field advantage enjoyed by local horses in the Hong Kong International Races may be at risk Dec. 9--because of changes in the home field. Or it could be a smoke screen.

  • Viva Pataca Prevails in Audemars Piguet QEII Cup

    Viva Pataca showed his best to win the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin Sunday. His achievement can be measured by the fact that in second and third were the horses that won the world's richest turf races in Dubai last month: the mighty Hong Kong star Vengeance Of Rain and Japanese champion Admire Moon.

  • HKJC Olympic Equestrian Facilities Progressing

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club reported on the progress of its construction of new facilities for the 2008 Olympic equestrian events during the week of its Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races. While the 2008 Olympic Games will be held in Beijing, the equestrian events will be held in Hong Kong.

  • Mercedes-Benz to Sponsor Hong Kong Derby

    The Hong Kong Derby (HK-I), the premier event on that country's racing calendar, will now become the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby. It will be run March 21 at Sha Tin.

  • Danehill Gelding Brings Record Price For Hong Kong Sale

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club's Piaget International Sale set a new record straight out of the gate Friday night as the first horse offered, a 2-year-old son of Danehill, brought a record HK$3.8 million (US$487,179) from Li Wing Hon. The gelding was one of 23 horses purchased by the HKJC, imported, and resold at the annual event.