Membership

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For those who measure life by the breadth of their achievements, there is no greater mark of distinction than becoming a Member of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. As part of this elite Club, Members enjoy a sense of prestige that is reserved for only a select few.

Membership to The Hong Kong Jockey Club is divided into five categories with special privileges and services attached to each.

Racing Member
Privileges
  • May use the Members' Enclosures at Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses during all race meetings.
  • May use the exclusive boxes in Members' Enclosures at both Racecourses.
  • May purchase admission badges for their guests to use the Members' Enclosures at both Racecources during all race meetings.
  • May apply for the ownership of racehorses, own and enter racehorses in races under the terms and conditions set forth in the Club's Bye-laws, Rules of Racing and other regulations formulated by the Stewards from time to time.
  • May use all dining facilities of Sha Tin Clubhouse during race meetings from two hours before the first race until half an hour after the last race.
  • May use The Ladies' Purse of Sha Tin Clubhouse for breakfast daily up to 11:00am.
  • May use The Racing Club premises at Happy Valley Racecourse on non-racedays.
  • May enjoy The Beijing Clubhouse facilities under a reciprocal arrangement.
  • May apply for the Concession Scheme(s) for Sha Tin Clubhouse and/or Beas River Country Club.
    • Sha Tin Clubhouse Concession Scheme: Joining the Scheme enables Members to enjoy Sha Tin Clubhouse facilities from Monday to Friday and on all racedays.
    • Beas River Concession Scheme: Joining the Scheme enables Members to enjoy Beas River Country Club facilities on all days.
      Download Concession Schemes Brochure
      Download Concession Schemes Enrolment Form
    • Essential Information:
      • To ensure a comfort level for Members, an enrolment ceiling will apply for each Scheme. This means that all enrolments are subject to availability.
      • Each enrolment is valid for 12 consecutive months following the date of the successful enrolment.
      • The relevant joining fee will be charged to the successful applicant's membership account and is non-refundable under any circumstances.
      • The Club reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the Schemes at any time.
  • The Club currently has a subscription base of about 7,200 Racing Members.
Fees
 Entrance FeeMonthly Subscription
Racing Membership HK$150,000 HK$850
 Annual Joining FeeMonthly Subscription
Sha Tin Clubhouse Concession Scheme HK$21,000 -
Beas River Concession Scheme HK$20,000 -

  • As the entrance fee is subject to periodic review, the fee applicable to an application will be the prevailing fee at the time of election to membership; instead of the fee at the time of submitting the application form.
  • The monthly subscription and concession scheme annual joining fees are subject to periodic review.
  • All paid fees and charges are non-refundable.
How to Become a Racing Member?
  • Each candidate for Racing Membership must be proposed by a resident Honorary Steward, Honorary Voting Member or Voting Member of the Club. The application forms for Racing Membership are available from them.
    Please click here to view the latest list of Honorary Stewards, Honorary Voting Members and Voting Members of the Club.
  • The application must be seconded by another resident Honorary Steward, Honorary Voting Member or Voting Member of the Club. Each candidate must also have three Club Members who are prepared to support his / her application for Membership.
  • Proposers, Seconders and Supporting Members must know their candidates well and be satisfied that the candidates are persons of integrity before agreeing to sponsor their candidates.
  • For further details, please contact us on 1814 or email to membership@hkjc.org.hk

 

Full Member
Privileges
  • Enjoy the same privileges as a Racing Member.
  • May use all the facilities at Happy Valley Clubhouse, Sha Tin Clubhouse and Beas River Country Club at all times.
  • May use The Beijing Clubhouse facilities under a reciprocal arrangement.
  • An eligible spouse of a Full Member may apply for an individual Membership in his / her own right, that is, Full Membership (S). Full Member (S) is entitled to the same privileges offered to a Full Member.
  • Signing Rights for Immediate Family: Members may apply for Membership Cards for their spouses to enable them to use the Club’s facilities. Members may also apply for Membership Cards for their unmarried children between the ages of 8 and 21. A non-refundable annual charge on child users will be debited to Members’ accounts in June each year. More details
  • The Club currently has a subscription base of about 13,300 Full Members.
Fees
 Entrance FeeQualification FeeMonthly Subscription
Full Membership HK$500,000* - HK$2,100
From Racing to
Full Membership
- Prevailing Full Membership entrance fee minus the Racing Membership entrance fee that the candidate had paid HK$2,100
Full Membership (S) HK$250,000* An eligible spouse of a Full Member HK$850

* The Fees are effective 1 August 2017.

  • As the entrance fees are subject to periodic review, the fee applicable to an application will be the prevailing fee at the time of election to membership; instead of the fee at the time of submitting the application form.
  • The monthly subscriptions are subject to periodic review.
  • All paid fees and charges are non-refundable.
How to Become a Full Member?
  • Application for Full Membership
    Candidates who are not Racing Members must complete the Racing Membership Application Form as well as the Full Membership Application Form. The Forms should be submitted to the Club simultaneously.
  • From Racing Membership to Full Membership
    A Racing Member who wishes to become a Full Member must complete the Full Membership Application Form.
  • Full Membership Application Forms are available from resident Honorary Stewards, Honorary Voting Members (O) or Voting Members of the Club.
    Please click here to view the latest list of Honorary Stewards, Honorary Voting Members and Voting Members of the Club.
  • For further details, please contact us on 1814 or email to membership@hkjc.org.hk
The Racing Club Member
Privileges
  • Enjoy the pride of horse ownership. Experience the hands-on excitement of horse ownership through the Club’s racehorses, from horse naming, regular stable visiting, to enjoying the victorious moments at the winning post when Club Horses win.
  • Enjoy unique racing experiences and get to know the racing community not just inside the racecourse, but outside and beyond. Gain exclusive insights into racing through joining behind-the-scenes programmes, mingling with racing experts and going on tours to international racecourses.
  • Explore every aspect of life, ranging from football and sports programmes, prestigious branded events and assorted leisure activities.
  • Join a community of like-minded racing enthusiasts with friendships that go beyond the racetrack.
  • Get the chance to progress on a path towards Racing Membership.
  • Exclusive access to The Racing Club premises at Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses. Full access to all the facilities at The Beijing Clubhouse and reserve guests rooms for esteemed guests.
  • Enjoy access to the Beas River Country Club from Mondays to Fridays by joining the Beas River Concession Scheme.
How to Become a Member of The Racing Club?
  • The Racing Club is a place for the true racing enthusiasts.
  • There is no sponsorship requirement for The Racing Club Membership.
  • Upon submission of The Racing Club Member Application Form, a selection process involving personal vetting, financial assessment and a panel interview will be carried out to evaluate membership suitability.
  • The candidate will successfully become The Racing Club Member upon approval of The Board of Directors of The Racing Club.
  • For further details, please visit The Racing Club website or contact us on 2966 7738.
Mainland Member
This Membership is for the select group of individuals who wish to enjoy the world-class facilities of the remarkable Beijing Hong Kong Jockey Club Clubhouse.
Individual Membership
Entrance FeeMonthly SubscriptionUse of Hong Kong Facilities
RMB¥400,000 RMB¥1,800
  • Clubhouses: 3 days per month (may not use Happy Valley Clubhouse on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
  • Racecourses: Full use throughout the season

  • As the entrance fee is subject to periodic review, the fee applicable to an application will be the fee implemented at the time of submitting the application form.
  • The monthly subscription is subject to periodic review.
  • All paid fees and charges are non-refundable
How to Become an Individual Mainland Member?
For further details, please contact us:
Hong Kong Office
Tel: (852) 2966 7557
Email: membership@hkjc.org.hk

Beijing Office
Tel: (86 10) 5911 8821
Email: membership@hkjc.com.cn
Corporate Membership
CategoryNumber of Registered NomineeEntrance Fee Monthly Subscription Use of Hong Kong Facilities
Type A 3 Nominees RMB¥1,200,000 RMB¥5,400
  • Clubhouses: 3 days per month (may not use Happy Valley Clubhouse on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
  • Racecourses: Full use throughout the season
Type B 2 Nominees RMB¥900,000 RMB¥3,600
Type C 1 Nominee RMB¥500,000 RMB¥1,800

  • As the entrance fees are subject to periodic review, the fee applicable to an application will be the fee implemented at the time of submitting the application form.
  • The monthly subscriptions are subject to periodic review.
  • All paid fees and charges are non-refundable
How to Become a Corporate Mainland Member?
For further details, please contact us:
Hong Kong Office
Tel: (852) 2966 7557
Email: membership@hkjc.org.hk

Beijing Office
Tel: (86 10) 5911 8821
Email: membership@hkjc.com.cn
Hong Kong Jockey Club Corporate Membership Schemes
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Corporate Membership Schemes are a merit to multinational corporations and professional firms in extending quality private club facilities to their senior executives.
Privileges
  • A corporation holding a Jockey Club Corporate membership will be entitled to register a Corporate Nominee to enjoy the same privileges as those of the Club's Full Members.
  • The corporation will also be able to pass on the privileges of membership from one nominee to another according to their own need, say, when posting in and out of Hong Kong occurs.
  • There is no waiting period for the nominees to exercise their entitlement.
  • The cost of admission will not be sunken in case the individual leaves Hong Kong.
  • Signing Rights for Immediate Family: Members may apply for Membership Cards for their spouses to enable them to use the Club’s facilities. Members may also apply for Membership Cards for their unmarried children between the ages of 8 and 21. A non-refundable annual charge on child users will be debited to Members’ accounts in June each year. More details
Duration of Nomineeship
Two types of Corporate Membership Schemes are available:

Scheme A Membership Under this type of membership, each nomineeship period lasts for a maximum of 36 months, after which the company needs to register a different Nominee.
Scheme B Membership Under this type of membership, the company's Registered Nominee may retain the nomineeship until the company wishes to change its Nominee.
Fees
 Entrance FeeMonthly Subscription
Scheme A Membership HK$2,200,000 HK$2,100
Scheme B Membership HK$4,400,000 HK$2,100

  • As the entrance fees are subject to periodic review, the fee applicable to an application will be the prevailing fee at the time of election to membership; instead of the fee at the time of submitting the application form.
  • The monthly subscriptions are subject to periodic review.
  • All paid fees and charges are non-refundable.
How to Become a Corporate Member?
Jockey Club's Corporate Membership is by invitation only. For further details, please contact us on 2966 7447 or email to membership@hkjc.org.hk