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HKJC increases prize money and incentives amongst rising competition

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is upping its prize money and incentives for the 2022/23 racing reason to its highest ever levels, totaling HK$1.6 billion (US$206.5 million), as it attempts to stay ahead of competing racing jurisdictions.

Record turnover for HKJC over Lunar New Year

Hong Kong punters splurged on a record HK$1.9 billion in bets during the Lunar New Year race meeting.

HKJC stops public admissions, cruises to nowhere cancelled as H.K. reimposes Covid curbs

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has stopped public entrance to the races from Wednesday and so-called "cruises to nowhere" have been cancelled under tough new restrictions imposed in Hong Kong to stop the spread of Omicron.

HKJC offers PCCW CEO technology, sustainability directorship

The Hong Kong Jockey Club on Monday announced the appointment of Ramez Younan as Executive Director, Information Technology and Sustainability (designate) to join the Club on 15 November 2021.

IFHA appoints HKJC head Engelbrecht-Bresges as chairman

The IFHA said its chairman, Louis Romanet, has decided not to seek a further term and that HKJC CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has been elected as replacement.

HKJC posts record turnover, to expand commingling

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) posted record turnover of HK$279.7 billion for 2020/21 and said it plans to expand its successful commingling program.

HKJC ups prize money, to stage world’s richest Group 1 races

Hong Kong racing will offer record prize money of HK$1.46 billion for the 2021/22 season with the four G1 features on LONGINES Hong Kong International Raceday offering a combined new high of HK$100 million (£9.3 million).

HKJC reports record turnover for 2020/season

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is reporting its highest ever turnover figure following the conclusion of the 2020/21 season with a gain of 12 percent to HK$136 billion, topping the HK$130 billion mark for the first time.

HKJC launches football betting app “GoalX” 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is pleased to announce the launch of its new “GoalX” mobile app, providing information on football matches, live statistics, betting, live game watching, and a personalized journey in a single application.

HKJC pushes on with plans to develop China horse racing

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has unveiled a HK$4 billion investment strategy to develop horse racing in China after signing an agreement with the Guangzhou Municipal Government to expand its Conghua facility.