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Hong Kong – Hong Kong’s record prize money increase includes Group races

Hong Kong racing will offer record prize money of HK$1.46bn (£136.2m) for the 2021/22 season with the four G1 features on LONGINES Hong Kong International Raceday offering a combined new high of HK$100m (£9.3m). By elevating the LONGINES Hong Kong Cup’s prize money to HK$30m (£2.8m), the Hong Kong Jockey Club will stage the world’s…

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Jockey Club turnover grows 12 per cent to hit historic high of £12.7bn

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is reporting its highest ever turnover figure following the conclusion of the 2020/21 season. HK$136bn (£12.7m) has been wagered across the campaign’s 88 race meetings, marking the first time that turnover has risen above the HK$130bn mark. Sha Tin and Happy Valley played host to a record 835 races…

Hong Kong – Hong Kong races to record turnover with over £134m bet on season opener

Turnover for the curtain-raising 10-race card at Sha Tin on Sunday was a record-high HK$1.376bn (£134.2m), an increase of 6.83 per cent from 2019 and a record for a season-opening fixture. That comes despite the Hong Kong Jockey Club continuing to exercise strict measures on racecourse attendance, where only owners, trainers, media and officials can…

Hong Kong – Record turnover at Happy Valley for Hong Kong racing’s season finale

Hong Kong’s “season like no other” ended at Happy Valley on Wednesday 15th July with turnover of HK$1.6 billion (£160 million), a record for a fixture at the iconic city-side venue. The Hong Kong Jockey Club navigated the uncertainty of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic decisively, implementing measures that protected public and employee health, and…

Hong Kong – Amelco support Hong Kong Jockey Club’s online betting solutions

Amelco has been working with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) to support its football trading needs. Amelco has recently been assisting HKJC, undertaking a multi-year product and technology enhancement project, and providing a suite of bespoke components to HKJC, including the Amelco Trading System (ATS), which forms a key strategic component to the Club’s…

Hong Kong – Jockey Club partner with Racing Post and SIS

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will be flying out this year’s Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year winner and their partner to Hong Kong for a five-day feast of racing and hospitality. The trip will take off with business class flights and a visit to the historic Happy Valley racetrack for the Jockey…

Hong Kong – Jockey Club demands Betfair cease operations in Hong Kong

In response to Betfair offering betting exchange wagering on Hong Kong racing, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has demanded that the Crown Resorts owned betting operator should cease and desist from offering wagers on its races. In a statement to the press, the HKJC Club stated that without prior consultation with the Club and in…

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Jockey Club turnover reaches £12bn

Turnover at the Hong Kong Jockey Club has risen to £11.9bn (HK$124.2bn) representing a 5.8 per cent increase year-on-year, while the total amount wagered with commingling partners reached £1.6bn (HK$16.5bn); a massive increase of 154.8 per cent on last season’s £625m (HK$6.5bn). Commingling turnover, which includes everything bet into the HK pools from foreign territories,…

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Jockey Club hits new highs

Despite the economic downturn, the Hong Kong Jockey Club enjoyed another outstanding year, with overall turnover for the financial year (ending 30 June 2016) at just over HK$202.70bn, up by almost six per cent. Racing turnover for the financial year was up by 1.8 per cent to just over HK$107bn. Football turnover was up by…