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Engelbrecht-Bresges elected president of international equestrian sport body

Hong Kong Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has been elected as president of the International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC).

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 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.

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.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Hengqin plan seeks diversification, operators to play their part

Beijing has set a blueprint for the future diversification of Macau via a joint master plan for Hengqin - though how Macau's gaming industry fits into these plans is yet to be known.

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 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. 

HKJC to offer World Pool on Dubai World Cup meeting

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will offer World Pool betting for the Dubai World Cup meeting (27 March) at Meydan Racecourse.

China’s racing industry faces high hurdles

In late September, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, together with the General Administration of Sports (GAD) revealed a five-year blueprint that would aim to expand and promote the country’s already mammoth horse-racing industry.

Hurdles ahead for China horse racing

If China ever does allow legalized betting on horse racing, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is likely to play a vital role. First, however, it will need to help the industry navigate major hurdles.