Situated in the Conghua District of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province and spread across 150 hectares, Conghua Racecourse can house more than 660 active, in-training horses at its current stable capacity. Around 160 horses are being stabled and trained at Conghua Racecourse at the moment. These horses have been doing well on the racetrack, producing 40 Wins out of 300 races as of the end of 2018.
The Club is a long-standing supporter of equine sport in the Mainland. Since 1984, the Club has donated more than 1,000 retired racehorses to sports teams in different provinces and cities. The Club was honoured as an “Outstanding Contributor” for constructing the equestrian venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games. The Club is also a supporter for the LONGINES China Tour organised by the Chinese Equestrian Association. It has been sponsoring the Hong Kong Jockey Club Cup Guangzhou Final, a 3-star jumping competition accredited by the Fédération Equestre Internationale for the fifth consecutive year.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charity and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kong’s largest single taxpayer and one of the city’s major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the world’s top ten charity donors. The Club is always “riding high together for a better future” with the people of Hong Kong.