Keyword: Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges

  • Stuart Janney III

    Round Table Presentations Available

    Official transcripts, a video replay, and PowerPoint presentations from Sunday’s 64th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing are now available at jockeyclub.com.

  • Jim Gagliano

    Integrity, Innovation on Round Table Agenda

    The Jockey Club will use its Aug. 14 Round Table Conference to discuss ways it can build upon existing programs, and also will continue its advocacy for federal legislation regarding equine medication and drug testing.

  • 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.

  • Louis Romanet

    IFHA Chairman Romanet Re-Elected

    During its meeting at the 2015 Pan American Conference, the executive council of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) re-elected for a term of three years incumbent chairman Louis Romanet.

  • HKJC Official Urges Worldwide Steroid Ban

    The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities should quickly consider a ban on the use of anabolic steroids for horses in training, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, CEO of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, said April 28.

  • 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.

  • Snow Fairy in the Hong Kong Cup.

    Snow Fairy Brilliant Again in Hong Kong Cup

    Snow Fairy cemented her status as the finest 3-year-old filly in the world when she rallied from far back to nab Irian in the final 50 yards to win the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin Dec. 12.

  • IFHA Elects Chairman and Vice Chairmen

    The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities executive council elected the chairman and three vice chairmen for October 2009-October 2012 at a meeting in Paris March 31.

  • Hong Kong, Australia at Odds Over Jockey

    Relations between international racing organizations are in a rare state of strain after Racing NSW in Australia chose to set aside the decision of Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards to disqualify jockey Chris Munce until September 2009. Munce, who was recently released after serving 20 months in jail, is now expected to return to race riding in Sydney the week of Dec. 7.

  • French Jockey Banned in Singapore

    Olivier Doleuze was ruled out of Singapore's biggest day of the year May 17 when a urine sample given by the French jockey taken at Happy Valley May 14 turned up positive to an unspecified prohibited substance.

  • Good Ba Ba is One of World's Best Milers

    Good Ba Ba performed "to a whole new level" in the April 27 Champions Mile (HK-I), according to senior handicapper Nigel Gray, who believes the record-breaking miler must now be the equal of the best milers in the world.

  • Big Numbers as Racing Returns to Hong Kong

    Attendance was up 60% to 63,566 from the corresponding day last year, and handle increased 12.5% to HK$825 million on opening day of the Hong Kong racing season at Sha Tin racecourse.

  • Engelbrecht-Bresges to Chair Asian Racing Federation

    Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, chief executive officer-designate of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, is the new chairman of the Asian Racing Federation, which wrapped up its conference in Dubai Jan. 24.

  • Son of Danehill Sets Hong Kong Sale Mark

    A son of Danehill set a Hong Kong record of HK$7.5 million ($965,873) at the International Sale of 2-year-olds Saturday held at Sha Tin Racecourse. Cheng Keung Fai outbid Wong Wing Keung, the owner of Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile (HK-I) entrant Bullish Luck, to obtain the colt.

  • Record Price Established at Hong Kong International Sale

    The Hong Kong International Sale realized a record price Dec. 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse when a gelded son of King's Best sold for HK$6 million (US $771,506). The sale was held for the first time inside the new HK$410 million retractable roof walking ring on the Saturday afternoon prior to the Dec. 12 Cathay Pacific International races.

  • Hong Kong Announces Jockeys' Championship Invitees

    The world's elite jockeys have been invited for the sixth International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley Racecourse on Dec. 10, a prelude to the Hong Kong International Races on Dec. 14.

  • Top-Priced Colt Returned After Aussie Sale

    The return of the top-priced colt from Australia's major yearling sale caused some consternation in the wake of a tremendously successful auction. However, the use of X-rays also reflects a significant advance for the Australian and New Zealand branch of the Thoroughbred industry.