OUR MEMORIES
LO K C Eddie (1958-2007)


The youngest trainer ever, who dedicated his entire career to Hong Kong racing

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

1958-02-06, born in Hong Kong

 

1972-09- joined the 1st course of Club’s Apprentice Jockeys School (aged 14).

 

1974-02, (aged 16) apprenticed to Trainer John Brown.

 

1977-02-01 obtained his Jockey’s Licence.

 

1980-05-10 Chairman’s Prize 3rd Place was his last ride with prize money.

 

1981- total of 68 winners in a 7-year jockey career and turn to training (aged 23).

 

1981- as Assistant Trainer to C Robertson’s stable.

 

1986- got his full Trainer’s License (aged 28).

 

2004-05-03, Eddie was permitted to withdraw Trainer’s License. He had a total of 317 winners in his career as trainer.

 

2007-05-17 passed away after a falling accident (aged 49).

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Jockey Career Record:

73-74: 0/9

74-75: 8/75

75-76: 30/170

76-77: 11/173

77-78: 7/126

78-79: 12/106

79-80: 0/60

Total Win:68

 
Including:

 

75-76
Sassoon Cup (RAMADOUR)
Flyaway Cup (CHIC CHIC)

 

76-77
FaKei Cup (RAMADOUR)

 

77-78
Indian Recreational Cup (EMPEROR STEED)

 

 

Trainer Career Record::
Season — Win — Total Stakes
85-86 — 11 — 1,785,200
86-87 — 27 — 4,467,950
87-88 — 22 — 15,395,910
88-89 — 32 — 17,386,290
89-90 — 43 — 19,053,344
90-91 — 27 — 18,670,531
91-92 — 29 — 18,002,775
92-93 — 20 — 6,806,250
93-94 — 8 — 33,966,450
94-95 — 9 — 12,986,700
95-96 — 8 — 14,406,535
96-97 — 5 — 627,710

 

1997 and before, 12 seasons as trainer

 

winners saddled: 241

 

Group races including:

 

85-86
HK Champions-Chater Cup (GAY EIGHTIES)

 

86-87
Centenary Cup (PACKSTAR)
Panasonic Cup (PACKSTAR)

 

87-88
HK Champions-Chater Cup (TOP GRADE)
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (TOP GRADE)

 

89-90
Centenary Cup (BROAD SHOULDER)

 

90-91
Queen Mother’s Cup (WONDERFUL WORLD)

 

Remarkable Horses trained:

 

  • TOP GRADE (BB133)
  • PACK STAR (AT028)
  • GAY EIGHTY (AT151)
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    SUMMARY

     

    After returning his Trainer License, Eddie continued serving the Hong Kong jockey Club as a Guest Relations Officer, hosting racing forums with fans on-course to share his experience and knowledge of horses to the public.

     

    “Eddie was a very devoted member of our team who dedicated his entire career to the welfare and racing of horses,” commented Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

     

     

     

    RELATED LINK

     

    Photo Gallery

     

    Video Showcase

     

    Acknowledgement To HKJC Racing Registry for offering record data.

     

     

     


     

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