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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday – inform runners to make their presence felt.

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - journalist and racing analyst Alan Aitken delves deep into the Hong Kong form book, picking out factors that he thinks will influence the outcome of two races at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Bombay out to Blitz the last race for Fownes

The day’s closer at Sha Tin on Sunday, the Class 2 Albert Handicap (1400m), shapes as a fascinating race with a number of horses aiming to step up to the next level.

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Eyes on December prize for Southern Legend ahead of HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup return

Caspar Fownes is no stranger to using the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) as a pathway to LONGINES Hong Kong International Races glory and the trainer holds high hopes that Southern Legend can stamp himself as a December candidate with a positive effort in Sunday’s feature

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HK Direct is back in a special 18/19 season preview show before the Sha Tin meeting on Sunday

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show is back, Andrew Le Jeune is joined by special guests John Moore and Neil Callan to preview the new racing season in Hong Kong.

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the opening meeting of the Hong Kong season at Sha Tin on Sunday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 3.00pm AEST on Sky Racing2 and from 5.25pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Purton opts for Winner’s Way at Hong Kong season opener

Zac Purton will begin the defence of his champion jockey title with a full book of 10 rides at Hong Kong’s season opener at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday with Winner’s Way (130lb) his mount of choice in the afternoon’s feature, the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup (1200m

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Official opening of Conghua Racecourse

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Conghua Racecourse officially opened on Tuesday, marking the beginning of a new era for the sport of horse racing in Hong Kong and for the ever closer relations between Hong Kong and Guangdong.

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South African Van Niekerk readies for Hong Kong debut

Grant Van Niekerk is looking forward to the Hong Kong season opener on Sunday, 2 September when he will fulfil a long-held ambition and open a new chapter in his burgeoning career story.

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First barrier trials at Conghua completed successfully

The Hong Kong Jockey Club held barrier trials at the Conghua Training Centre (CTC) for the first time on Thursday. All three barrier trials were run over 1200m on the large all-weather track.

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HKJC buys Holy Roman Emperor colt at Arqana

The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased a Holy Roman Emperor colt out of the recent Arqana August Yearling Sale, at a cost of €150,000

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‘All positive’ at Conghua Training Centre, says champion trainer Size

It has been a bumper first few months of 2018 for John Size, with a 10th Hong Kong trainers’ championship locked in the bag, a slew of big-race victories and the prestigious honour of being inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

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Hong Kong’s Schofield to make his Japan debut in World All-Star Jockeys

Chad Schofield will represent Hong Kong at the World All-Star Jockeys competition at Sapporo Racecourse in Japan this weekend with a view to joining three Hong Kong greats on the honour roll

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First barrier trials at Conghua Training Centre this Thursday

The Hong Kong Jockey Club will hold barrier trials at the Conghua Training Centre (CTC) for the first time on Thursday

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Club Chairman presents HKJC trophies at Deauville

Dr. Simon Ip, Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, presented trophies to the winning connections of two feature races held at Deauville Racecourse in France, on Wednesday.

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Top ten performances in Hong Kong from the 2017/18 season

Watch ten top performances in Hong Kong from the 2017/18 season

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Hong Kong's 2018/19 season commences at Sha Tin on September 2nd

Hong Kong's 2018/19 season commences at Sha Tin on September 2nd.

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Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

There are 18 days left on the countdown to the start of Hong Kong’s 2018/19 racing season and Chris So is busily preparing for what he hopes will be a bolting break from the blocks for his 66-horse string - one element of the handler’s fast-start strategy is his utilisation of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s brand new Conghua Training Centre

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Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season fixtures released

Hong Kong will stage its 2018/19 season opener at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 2 September, the first of 88 fixtures worth a record total of HK$1.22 billion.

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Hong Kong season closes with robust growth and world class action

World class sport and incredible global growth underpinned a memorable 2017/18 racing season in Hong Kong, which concluded on Sunday with overall turnover of HK$124.2 billion, representing a 5.8% increase on the previous season.

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