David Hayes cycles the red path ahead of the slipstreaming Ben So and Nicola Chan. The trio rolls freely on the slight decline, oiled chain cogs clicking as they pass the bunker-grey Clubhouse and breeze on down to the Sha Tin winning arch, where Hayes in his time has welcomed 335 successful runners; there they park their bicycles and the two eager players in Hayes' developing team follow their new boss up the steps to a vantage point with a fine view of the home straight.
The DBS x Manulife Million Challenge six-month series, presented by DBS Hong Kong, ManulifeHong Kong and The Hong Kong Jockey Club, is one of the most intense andexciting competitions on the racing calendar.
Over the past six months, the worldwide pandemic has affected all industries to some extent. Riders, however, were not stopped by COVID-19. Indeed, they have eagerly welcomed all opportunities to keep themselves engaged in the sport. The Hong Kong Equestrian Federation (HKEF), on behalf of young riders, would like to express its gratitude for one such opportunity– the National Youth Dressage Competition 2020 Yun Shang Carnival, organised by China Equestrian Association (CEA). And to our delight, our riders earned satisfying results in this competition.
The spirit of contributing to the betterment of society encompasses holistic nurturing not just for the present but for the future too. With this in mind, the Club’s Charities Trust has been cultivating tomorrow’s community leaders through The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships (HKJC Scholarships).
The Hong Kong News-Expo Jockey Club Media Literacy Education Programme gives underprivileged children an insight into the media world
In a world where economic inequality continues to be a problem, non-profit organisation Crossroads Foundation makes a difference by linking those who are in need with those who can provide help. The NGO’s mission finds resonance in the core values of the Club’s Charities Trust, which made a contribution from its COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help Crossroads refurbish and donate computers to disadvantaged students and families across Hong Kong, enabling access to information and learning during the pandemic.
The Pok Oi Cup was first run in 1994. Last September, Frankie Lor-trained King Opie (勁無比), under jockey Karis Teetan, edged out Beauty Spirit (美麗精神) to win by half a length at the Pok Oi Centenary Cup.