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- Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) turned in another record performance in its most recent fiscal year but it could take a serious weather-related hit this weekend. Thursday saw the HKJC hold its annual general meeting, at which it revealed that its total racing, sports betting and lottery turnover in...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club appoints Square in the Air
Award-winning agency hired to help boost awareness on Hong Kong racing product in UK 1 September, 2017 – Square in the Air has been appointed by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to act as its UK PR and marketing representative ahead of the start of the 2017/18 Hong Kong racing season...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club record year thanks to int’l commingling
July 18, 2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) reported record race betting handle in its most recent fiscal year thanks to international wagering nearly doubling. This past Sunday (16) marked the end of the HKJC’s 88-day racing season, during which total wagering topped HKD 117.4b (US $15b), a 10.7% improvement over the...
- Asian Racing Federation forms Anti-Illegal Betting Task Force
April 28, 2017
Asia’s race betting monopolies have launched a fresh push to convince law enforcement agencies to shield their comfy betting fiefdoms against interlopers. On Friday, the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) announced that it had inked a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) to combat international betting operators...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club inks UK Tote commingling deal
November 16, 2016
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has ensured its massive betting pools grow even larger after inking a commingling deal with the UK Tote. On Tuesday, the HKJC announced that UK punters would be able to place wagers on the HKJC’s pari-mutuel tote pools starting with Wednesday’s race meeting at...
- Errant rake forces Hong Kong Jockey Club to void first race in 132 years
October 27, 2016
A mislaid gardening tool has caused the first ever no-race ruling in the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s illustrious 132-year history. On Wednesday night, the Happy Valley racecourse was forced to void all wagers on a Class Four sprint as well as the card’s Jockey Challenge after an errant rake prevented...
Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017