Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money The Stewards have decided that with effect from 16 July 2018 the rates for Prize Money, Entry Fees, Riding Fees, Training Fee, Livery Charges and Contributions to Retired Racehorse Programme are as follows :- PRIZE  MONEY CLASS 1……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $2,625,000 CLASS 2……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $1,950,000 CLASS 3……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $1,380,000 CLASS 4………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $920,000 […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing Planning a Big 2018/19

Hong Kong Horse Racing Planning a Big 2018/19

Hong Kong Horse Racing Planning a Big 2018/19 Hong Kong will stage its 2018/19 season opener at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 2 September, the first of 88 fixtures worth a record total of HK$1.22 billion. The season will consist of 47 day meetings and 41 night fixtures at Hong Kong’s two iconic tracks, Happy […]

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional World class sport and incredible global growth underpinned a memorable 2017/18 racing season in Hong Kong, which concluded today, Sunday, 15 July, with overall turnover of HK$124.2 billion, representing a 5.8% increase on the previous season. A crowd of 31,903 turned out at Sha Tin for this […]

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Jump to HK$93 million The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races are now worth an extraordinary HK$93 million. The 10% increase to the Turf World Championships’ purse is among the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s substantial prize money rises for the 2018/19 season, which were announced today, 6 July, 2018. The […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong racing’s wagering strategy was a core point in the opening plenary session on day two of the Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Seoul, South Korea today, Wednesday, 16 May, 2018. Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF), chaired the session, titled […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year The Chinese New Year Raceday has always been one of Hong Kong’s most popular horseracing events, bringing families and friends together in festive celebration. With the Year of the Dog just around the corner, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, hosted a […]

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse, $80 million Mega-jackpots for the New Year The New Year is just around the corner. Racing fans can get 2018 off to a galloping start by attending the “Lucky Start January 1 Raceday” at Sha Tin Racecourse. And with a total […]

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

At the opening of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone (ICEDFZ) today (12 December), Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland authorities signed four memoranda of understanding reinforcing policies and procedures governing the operation of the biosecurity zone in the Conghua District of Guangzhou and related horse movement arrangements between the Club’s new […]

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase Talismanic, trained by Andre Fabre and ridden by Maxime Guyon, put in another very gutsy performance to finish second to Highland Reel in the G1 Hong Kong Vase over 12 furlongs on fast turf at Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on Sunday, December 10. The winner on […]

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips It is the biggest day of the year in Hong Kong with the running of the The LONGINES Hong Kong International Race Series. Here are the tips from Knightsbridge the home of quality horses, you can get the tips of the week all around Asia at www.asiaracingclub.com Race […]

Hong Kong Racing: Happy Valley Selections

Hong Kong Racing: Happy Valley Selections

Hong Kong Racing: Happy Valley Selections Tonight will be the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship Hugh Bowman will be defending his title after his victory in last year’s LONGINES International Jockeys Championship, as much as I hate to say it I donn’t think he has Buckley’s of taking out the night, he will also show Hong […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Dec 6 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Dec 6 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Dec 6 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship Pierre-Charles Boudot Age: 24 Background: Boudot won his second French champion jockey title in 2016 with a European record of 300 wins that season. His father, the late Marc Boudot, was a trainer in central France. He attended the jockeys’ school at Govieux before joining […]

Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22

Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22

Hong Kong Races: Happy Valley Selections Nov 22 There is some great racing tonight in Hong Kong and here are the selections from Knightsbridge Bloodstock Race 1 – DUMBARTON HANDICAP Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Happy Valley, 19:15 Turf, “C+3” Course, 1200M, Good Prize Money: $660,000, Rating:40-0, Class 5 1 A FAST ONE 10 GLORY HORSIE 6 TREASURE […]

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections A very exciting Bank of China Race Day. The BOCHK Jockey Club Cup is one of three G2 features on Sunday, alongside the BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile and BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m), which are the prime lead-up races to the LONGINES […]

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong: LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship The world’s best jockeys will compete for the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 6 December. A HK$800,000 prize fund makes the annual four-race showcase at Hong Kong’s iconic city track the richest jockey challenge in the world. Four Hong Kong-based riders and eight of […]

Hong Kong Racing News: Hot King Prawn is Hot

Hong Kong Racing News: Hot King Prawn is Hot

Hong Kong Racing News: Hot King Prawn is Hot By David Morgan Champion trainer John Size sealed an early double on Ladies’ Purse Day (Sunday, 5 November) at Sha Tin Racecourse thanks to a pair of bright young prospects, the unbeaten Hot King Prawn and race debutant Conte. Hot King Prawn lived up to the […]

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap From Knightsbridge’s  John Heffernan It’s hard to go past the top 3 Mr Stunning, Thewizardofoz and Luck Bubbles. On past performances Lucky Bubbles has to come out on top, but Thewizardof oz does have “Magic” Joao Moreira on board and that is a real advantage. Thewizardofoz will be […]

Hong Kong Racing: Ladies’ Purse Day Returns

Hong Kong Racing: Ladies’ Purse Day Returns

Hong Kong Racing: Ladies’ Purse Day Returns Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (“Sa Sa”), and the Hong Kong Jockey Club (“HKJC”) will co-host the 13th Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on 5 November celebrating the city’s much anticipated annual event for ladies, renowned Asian actress Meng Zi-Yi is this year’s Sa […]

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News By David Morgan at HKJC Group 1 stars Beauty Only, Mr Stunning, Peniaphobia and Contentment will step out for the first time this term at Sunday’s (1 October) National Day race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse. Hong Kong’s 2017/18 Group race programme kicks off with twin features, the G3 National Day […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased four youngsters at Doncaster’s Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale last week (29 and 30 August), for a total outlay of £595,000 (approximately HK$6.105 million). The Jockey Club completed its transactions with Lot 295, an attractive bay colt by […]

Hong Kong Racing Returns in Grand Style

Hong Kong Racing Returns in Grand Style

Hong Kong’s Season Opening race meeting will be held at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, 3 September. To usher in the new season, mega prizes totalling HK$60 million could be won. Spectacular on-course activities are planned and a new range of merchandise will be on offer. Each racegoer will receive a free 2017/18 Racing Calendar* […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing is Booming

Hong Kong Horse Racing is Booming

Hong Kong Horse Racing is Booming Hong Kong’s 2016/17 season closed out at Sha Tin Racecourse today, Sunday 16 July, with Time Warp’s impressive Sha Tin Mile Trophy victory played out before a crowd of 36,949 and season-long turnover hitting a new high of HK$117.4 billion. Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges said: “Our […]

Hong Kong Racing: Sha Tin Preview and Selections

Hong Kong Racing: Sha Tin Preview and Selections

Hong Kong Racing: Sha Tin Preview and Selections Hong Kong Racing News Brought to you by Knightsbridge Bloodstock R1 Being Famous Hcp (C5) GROUP 0 Class 5. Handicap. Apprentices Can Claim. Of $630,000 1st $359,100, 2nd $138,600, 3rd $72,450, 4th $37,800, 5th $22,050 1200m 12:30pm 7. HAPPY GAINS 8. ORIENTAL FANTASIA 2. KWAICHUNG BROTHERS R2 […]

Hong Kong Racing News: Danny Shum and Lucky Wan Feng

Hong Kong Racing News: Danny Shum and Lucky Wan Feng

Hong Kong Racing News: Danny Shum and Lucky Wan Feng By Andrew Hawkins Trainer Danny Shum scored an eventful double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (21 June), with the handler jokingly suggesting that his winners Sparkling Talent and Lucky Wan Feng should swap names to better describe the manner of their victories. Shum won […]

Hong Kong Champion Designs On Rome Retired

Hong Kong Champion Designs On Rome Retired

Hong Kong Champion Designs On Rome Retired By David Morgan Designs On Rome, Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year in 2014 and a four-time Group 1 winner for owner Cheng Keung-fai and trainer John Moore, has retired from racing. As tough as he was talented, the champion gelding ruled Hong Kong’s middle distance division at […]

Hong Kong’s George Moore Spends Big at Magic Millions in Australia

Hong Kong’s George Moore Spends Big at Magic Millions in Australia

Hong Kong’s George Moore Spends Big at Magic Millions in Australia A More Than Ready colt closely related to recent Group One winning juvenile The Mission topped Day One of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale today. Presented as Lot 1927 by Scone’s Attunga Stud, the good looking brown colt was purchased by […]

Hong Kong: Happy Valley Selections for Wednesday Night

Hong Kong:  Happy Valley Selections for Wednesday Night

Hong Kong: Happy Valley Selections for Wednesday Night Race 1 – MOUNT CAMERON HANDICAP 1.UNIQUE JOYFUL 2.LETSGOFREE 3.GENTRY Race 2 – MOUNT GOUGH HANDICAP 1.BLISS CARTEL 2.IDYLLIC WIND 3.DON WONGCHOY Race 3 – MOUNT NICHOLSON HANDICAP 1.SKY TREASURE 2.LONDON CITY 3.PLANET STAR Race 4 – SHOUSON HILL HANDICAP 1.FORMULA GALORE 2.MIDNITE PROMISE 3.NEVER BETTER Race […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: Moore, Werther, Bowman

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: Moore, Werther, Bowman

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: Moore, Werther, Bowman from David Morgan John Moore-trained Werther (No. 1), ridden by Hugh Bowman, defeated Blazing Speed (No. 2) and Eagle Way (No. 4) to win the Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (G1 2400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse today. Werther delivered a timely reminder of his significant abilities […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing Selections May 24, 2017, Happy Valley

Hong Kong Horse Racing Selections May 24, 2017, Happy Valley

Hong Kong Horse Racing Selections May 24, 2017, Happy Valley Race 1 – HO CHUNG RIVER HANDICAP 2.TRUE COMMENT 1.BORN TO RACE 3.AEROLUMINANCE Race 2 – KAM TIN RIVER HANDICAP 1.PEARL WARM WARM 4.BOND ELEGANCE 5.GENEROUS BOBO Race 3 – KAM TIN RIVER HANDICAP 11.CLEVER SPIRIT 5.MULTIGOGO 8.SMART SALUTE Race 4 – NG TUNG RIVER […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup

Hong Kong Horse Racing Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup

Hong Kong Horse Racing Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup Our Selections 1.Werther 2 Gold Mount 3 Blazing Speed By David Morgan John Moore is confident he has Werther in a good place heading into Sunday’s (28 May) HK$10 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, one of only three mile-and-a-half contests in the Hong […]

Hong Kong Racing News: France Galop Cup Handicap

Hong Kong Racing News: France Galop Cup Handicap

Hong Kong Racing News: France Galop Cup Handicap Our Selections 1. Romantic Cash 2. Jetwings 3. Super Turbo By Andrew Hawkins Trainer Richard Gibson believes Jetwings can continue the stable’s recent run of good form in the Class 2 France Galop Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (17 May). Jetwings (132lb) won […]

Hong Kong Horse racing: European Horses Head to Hong Kong

Hong Kong Horse racing: European Horses Head to Hong Kong

High-class raiders from Britain and France will take on Hong Kong’s prodigious stars in two fascinating Group 1 features at Sha Tin racecourse on Sunday, 7 May, the $16 million Champions Mile (1600m) and the HK$14 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m). Hong Kong’s brilliant four-year-old Rapper Dragon tops the bill in the eight-runner Champions Mile. […]

Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile

Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile

By David Morgan at the HKJC Pakistan Star the local celebrity gelding by Sharmadal and the John Moore stable’s Rapper Dragon, Beauty Generation and Eagle Way will carry the heaviest weight of expectation into Sunday’s (22 January) Hong Kong Classic Mile, but just off-radar, Nash Rawiller is anticipating something exciting from Aussie Seasons Bloom. “I’ve […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard By David Morgan HKJC Blizzard has long been touted as a Group 1 contender and the talented five-year-old looked the part when blowing away six classy rivals to win the G3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 1 January. Country […]

Winfried Englebrecht-Bresges on Hong Kong Horse Racing

Winfried Englebrecht-Bresges on Hong Kong Horse Racing

Winfried Englebrecht-Bresges on Hong Kong Horse Racing from J A McGrath at Godolphin The prospect of Hong Kong facing further expansion in the racing world is daunting for its international rivals but exciting from a wider perspective. The year 2018 is when the first visible signs of that expansion are expected to be seen, and […]

LONGINES Hong Kong Cup

LONGINES Hong Kong Cup

LONGINES Hong Kong Cup   Maurice rolled into LONGINES Hong Kong International Races history when weaving through a sea of trouble to add the LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) to last year’s win in the Mile. Maurice takes the LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (Group 1, 2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse today for trainer N Hori […]