Tag Archives: HKJC

At the Races pens exclusive Hong Kong racing rights deal

At The Races (ATR) and Sky Sports Racing are to be the new exclusive, non-terrestrial, broadcast home of Hong Kong racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland until July 2022, it has been revealed today. Revealed by ATR and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), who have overseen racing in the territory since 1984, it’s to see a record £120m …

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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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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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Longines extends commercial tie-in with Hong Kong Jockey Club

Following the conclusion of the ‘International Races’ festival (11 December) at the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), event title sponsor and HKJC commercial partner Longines has confirmed that it will extend its commercial tie-in with the Asian racing operator. Updating corporate stakeholders this weekend, HKJC governance detailed that Swiss watchmaker Longines had extended its title sponsorship of its ‘International Races’ …

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Racecourse Media adds HKJC racing content to broadcast schedule

Updating its clients and stakeholders, Racecourse Media Group has informed that it will begin to broadcast racing content from Hong Kong on UK TV channels of Sky 432, Virgin 536 and Freeview 231. Having entered a content partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), Racecourse Media extends its Asian racing coverage.  Moving forward the specialist broadcaster will now show …

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Betfred, Coral and Ladbrokes offer bets into Hong Kong pools

Betfred, Coral and Ladbrokes punters in the UK will be able to place bets on the pari-mutuel pools in Hong Kong, following an agreement between the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and the UK Tote. The bookmakers will accept bets both online and in betting shops for the HKJC’s tote pools, although fixed-odds betting will not be available. SIS will …

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HKJC looks to boost Hong Kong football development

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), has partnered with the Hong Kong FA (HKFA) in order to develop football initiatives in the autonomous region. Working alongside executives of the HKFA, the state licensed operator has formed a five year plan to support all levels of football. HKJC will back the plan with a HK $120 million (£11 million) donation targeting …

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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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ARC’s Tony Kelly to join Hong Kong Jockey Club

Racecourse owner Arena Racing Company has announced that Managing Director Tony Kelly is set to leave the company at the end of July. Kelly will take up the role of Executive Director Racing Business & Operations with the Hong Kong Jockey Club in the autumn. Kelly joined the company in August 2004 as Group Finance Director of Northern Racing Ltd …

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Longitude hits $1bn milestone

Longitude LLC, the inventor and distributor of the Longitude Enhanced Pari-Mutuel System, has announced that it had reached the important milestone of US$1 Billion in customer wagers calculated using the patented Longitude software. Deployed for the calculation of odds on both horse racing and sports, Longitude allows operators that license its software an unprecedented degree of flexibility in the delivery …

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