OUR MEMORIES
CHUNG Lai-fong Win


 

Win Is Her First Name

 

1975-07-31, Win Chung was born in Hong Kong.

She has been very fond of animals and pet since her childhood.

She has relatives working in HKJC and she knew about racing through her family life.

However, she only had direct contact with horses until her teen.

1992, she applied to the enrollment and be accepted, together with KONG, Pik Wai, Sherie.

1992-1993 Stables Assistant Course 13 was accomplished, she was among those 4 girls and 9 boys.

1993 October, she commenced her field placement to stables in Sha Tin.

Horses were too fresh in the season opening after the summer holidays, so she got a fall.

Her collar bones fractured twice between a few months due to her hasty getting back to the saddle for apprentice selection.

However, she became apprentice for D Oughton, after endorsed by her trainers such as Samson T O Lau and Tang Tze Leung.

 

 

She Has The First Win

 

Overseas Placements:

1994, Summerveld, South Africa

1995, New Market, England

1996, Ireland (she was looked after by the Kinane family)

1997, Summerveld, South Africa

1998, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Win Chung recalled all those Relaxing and lay back experiences abroad, as only 2 or 3 horses needed to be worked out in every morning.

Usually, she could enjoy a few sessions of breakfasts during the breaks in between dawn and noon.

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Season : wins/rides

 

1993-1994: 0/11

1994-1995: 2/68

1995-1996: 4/116

1996-1997: 2/164

1997-1998: 2/165

Total Wins: 10

 

Including:

 

1995-1996

1995-12-06 Hong Kong Football Club Cup (EIGHTEEN TWELVE)

 

1996-1997

1997-01-12 San Miguel Silver Tankard (VICTORY STAR)

 

Date R-i. Horse Cl Distance Gr. Rate Ge Wt H-wt. Trainer Dr Pl Time Odd
1994-09-11 2 CLEAN THEM UP 4 STdA 1000 GY 53 122 D Oughton 2 5 0.59.7 27
1994-09-24 27 FREE ZONE 2 STdB 1000 GY 70 108 B Hutchison 12 1 0.58.6 38
1995-03-15 347 SMILE FOR ME 5 STdA 1600 G 32 119 D Oughton 10 1 1.39.50 33
1995-11-25 149 PICADOR 4 HVeA 1200 GF 56 127 L Fownes 10 1 1.11.3 30
1995-12-06 173 EIGHTEEN TWELVE 3 HVnC 1000 GF 57 108 D Oughton 9 1 0.58.4 52
1996-01-06 216 FLYING TIGER 3 STdC 1400 GF 66 B 122 D Oughton 10 1 1.24.5 13
1996-02-25 319 FORTISSIMO 3 STdA 1800 GY 57 114 D Oughton 4 1 1.52.4 5.6
1997-01-12 264 VICTORY STAR 1 STdA 1600 GF 98 106 D Oughton 11 1 1.35.0 90
1997-03-08 375 TREASURE 5 STdB 1600 GF 33 B 119 1152 T P Wong 10 1 1.37.3 25
1997-12-03 197 MABROUK 4 HVnA 1650 GF 50 115 1104 D Oughton 4 1 1.42.8 29
1998-02-14 344 SOUND GALLOP 3 STdC 1800 GY 54 P- 103 1074 T P Wong 1 1 1.50.7 15
1998-06-14 613 ALL GOOD 12 STdB 1800 GF 82 VT 118 1086 A S Cruz 2 12 1.50.9 46

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Win Chung became a riding assistant and head lad after her jockey career.

She served in different stables such as:

D Oughton, D Hall, D Ferris, D E Ferraris, C S Shum, P O’Sullivan.

She also was assigned to a series of Commercial Radio recorded hourly talk show of horse racing by HKJC.

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Win Chung is the first local trained Chinese lady jockey who scored a winner and landed a trophy race, after the professionalization of Hong Kong racing.
She is very polite and charming, friendly and amicable.

She has been well respected by various levels of personals in the racing sector.

 

 

 


 

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