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this is why Hong Kong racing is the best in the world

Forget the petty politics, forget the over-racing, just give punters the best possible information so they can bet more on local racing. Develop the web content even further with all the replays, horse weights, free data archives etc. And now you can even build your own customised page with reports, news feeds, anything you need!


HK horse racing embraces web 2.0


myHKJC provides users the convenience of obtaining a variety of horse tips in a consolidated content module, where they can review the horses analysis, forecast running positions of individual horses, statistics-based tips, and recommended horses.

Users can review memorable racing moments with photos and clips in their ‘photo album’. By activating e-alerts, racing fans can receive e-mail reminders of their favourite horses, trainers and jockeys once available.

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If only they encouraged overseas wagering by broadcasting online... Unfortunately, you can only open accounts with the HKJC if you live there.

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  1. not exactly true. Just visit HK and you can open account with your passport!!

    even mainland China!

    Like your posts especially re muppets Vlandy's. When is he and RSW going to get the sack> Alan Brown smart man - and has to start seeing the truth

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  2. cheers for that, must have changed in the last few years. If they ever worked out their differences with UK bookies (ie let them bet into the HK pools) and let it be screened over here, it would take off...

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