Stephen Higgins, who I'd last seen at Newbury racecourse, is now head of racing operations at the HKJC
and gave us a tour behind the scenes including the stewards' room.
In 2010, the HKJC
Charities Trust kindly approved a donation of $249 million to support the Jockey Club Innovation Tower project and the set up of JCDISI.
It's the first time that there is a framework for international cooperation against unauthorized, uncontrolled and unlimited gambling,'' Lawrence Wong, HKJC
chief executive, said in a statement.
In a statement, a spokesman for the HKJC
said: "We are not in a position to comment on the ICAC operation codenamed 'Green Grass' nor should we disclose any related information to the public.
announced that due to "misconduct" the jockey's licence had been withdrawn until July 1, the end of the Hong Kong racing season.
Kan put in a request to the HKJC
to have his arrangement with Quinn terminated after being unhappy with his riding of Master Fay at Sha Tin on February 7.
make everything from vetinary to trackwork updates available and extensive free race replays are available for form analysis.
announced yesterday that, due to misconduct," Quinn's licence had been withdrawn.
chief executive Larry Wong said : "Friday is not the ideal day for us as although we have 500 guests here, work commitments prevent others from coming.
said it anticipated agreements with more UK betting operators in the coming months and is also involved in talks with with At The Races and Racing UK.
This is a logical progression for Hong Kong in line with the consistent advances the HKJC
has made in recent years.
GBI Racing chairman Richard Brooke said: "It's disappointing the HKJC
is not simulcasting July Cup raceday this year, but the club is restricted to the volume of international racing it can take each season.