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HK Jockey Club to offer World Pool on Dubai Super Saturday and Dubai World Cup

In collaboration with the Dubai Racing Club, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has confirmed that it will be launching World Pool betting for both the Dubai Super Saturday meeting and the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan Racecourse. The latest expansion of World Pool betting follows on from the launch of World Pool at 2019’s Royal Ascot, which the …

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HKJC praises mainland links with Conghua Racecourse opening

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has announced the official opening of its Conghua Racecourse, which it hails as a new era for horse racing, whilst celebrating the close relations between Hong Kong and Guandong. Situated in the Conghua District of Guangzhou, in the Guangdong Province of south-eastern China, Conghua Racecourse provides the mainland with its first “world-class racecourse and …

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HKJC appoints Raymond Tam Chi-Yuen as Corporate Affairs Director

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has confirmed the appointment of Raymond Tam Chi-Yuen as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs. The former Minister of Hong Kong for mainland China is expected to join the legacy racing operator on 15 August, taking leadership of HKJC corporate communications, governmental stakeholder guidance and wider corporate affairs. HKJC further details that Chi-Yuen will work …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club sees turnover hit new heights

Zac Purton sealed the Hong Kong jockeys’ title on Sunday, on a day that saw turnover rise to £186.4 million (HK$1.938 million), the highest ever for an 11-race card, while commingling for the day set a record at £32.2 million (HK$335 million). Turnover for the 2017-18 season of £11.9 billion (HK$124.2 billion) represents a 5.8% increase year-on-year, while the total …

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Mutuel Benefits! HKJC & Totepool to deliver ‘World Pool’ for Royal Ascot 2019

Forming a strategic partnership, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), Totepool and Ascot Racecourse will move to launch ‘The Ascot World Pool’ product for Royal Ascot 2019. The three-way partnership will see the development of a new pari-mutuels product for the UK and Asian markets furthering the international appeal of Royal Ascot’s festival week. Maximising wagering liquidity, The Ascot World …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club ends racing season reporting record turnover

Officially closing its 2016/17 racing season, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKGC) has reported record breaking turnover of HKD 11.7 billion ($15.6 billion), up 11% on season 2015/16 performance. Updating stakeholders, HKJC reverses a 2% decline in wagering on Hong Kong races witnessed from the 2014/15 racing season to 2015/16 Detailing performance drivers, HKJC governance notes that its season turnover had …

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Man Utd and The Hong Kong Jockey Club extend partnership

Manchester United have confirmed the extension of one of its commercial partnerships, and fortunately this one doesn’t involve Wayne Rooney trying to act.  The club has had a partnership with The Hong Kong Jockey Club since 2012 and it has been announced that will continue for at least another four years. As a part of the new deal Manchester United’s renowned …

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HKJC racing undertakes operational & managerial restructure

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) racing division is set to undertake an organisational restructure and new appointments in its management, as the Asian gambling operator looks to support its future growth plans. HKJC announced that from 1 August its racing division will be split into two business units, Racing Business & Operations and the Racing Authority Division. The separation …

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