Smoking a Cohiba cigar inside his suite at the Visun Royal Yacht Hotel, billionaire Wang Dafu, the chairman of property developer Visun Group, gazed down at the marina he built on southern China’s Sanya Bay and described his perfect day.
An Australian judge allowed a proponent of artificial insemination to breed thoroughbred racehorses to appeal a ruling upholding an international ban, overruling objections to the late filing of the challenge.
Cheltenham Racecourse, home to the annual jump-racing festival in southwest England, will get a 45 million-pound ($68 million) makeover to improve the viewing experience for spectators, the Jockey Club said.
For 126 years, the Hong Kong Jockey Club has survived equine flu, bribery scandals, the Japanese invasion and the return to China. Now the operator that takes more money per race than any other faces a bigger challenge: the Internet.
Chan Sung-ming says the coughs and sneezes echoing through the plywood walls of his windowless, 60- square foot Hong Kong apartment get him thinking: is there a bug going around and could it be deadly?
The group chief executive of the Jockey Club , which owns and operates 14 racecourses in the U.K., called for the state-controlled Tote betting business to remain independent instead of being sold as planned.