1731-07-16, Wu Guo-ying was born in Quán Zhōu Fujian Province.
1784, named and signed as “Howqua” he formed his company “Ewo” Hong and trading in good reputation with the British merchants.
1810-04-30 , Wu Guo-ying died.
It has been one of the most powerful, resourceful and influential corporations in the East.
Howqua, the merchant-name still used by younger generations of Wu Guo-ying who were still very closely collaborating with the Jardines.
In those days, times of amateur horse racing, there was no weight restriction.
1928-11-30, in the result of the 9th Extra Meeting, the first discoverable record of the Ewo Handicap.
It was an unofficial race for members of Jardines‘ staff.
1931, Ewo event, Mr Heard on THE GENERAL was 184 lbs. (14 lbs overweight).
1932, Ewo event, the winner, Mr Crowe on THE SHELDRAKE, weight 185 lbs. and paid a dividend of $106.50.
1935, Ewo event, the winner, Mr Hopkins on BOOTLE, carried 130 lbs., and had a furlong start for the mile.
Handicapping in yards as well as in lbs was adopted.
1982-04-03, Jardine Matheson & Co celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding.
As part of the commemorative celebrations, a perpetual challenge trophy was donated to HKJC.
|Race||Hor. No.||Horse Name||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Loc.||Distance||R.Time|
|1982-04-03||AN129||PENNY LANE||P Leyshan||Fownes L.||Tony Wong Kai Tung||HV||1800||1.54.50|
|1983-04-02||AM190||HUGHENDEN||A S Cruz||Wong T.P.||Dr Peter Wu Hin Ting||HV||2000||2.13.30|
|1984-03-24||AS162||PENTALPHA||P Leyshan||Ward A.||Clifford Liu||ST||1000||0.59.00|
|1985-03-16||AT063||DOUBLE FIRST||L Piggott||Cheng T.C.||Charles Shek Shih-Yueh||ST||2250||2.21.40|
|1986-03-08||BB121||POWERHOUSE||W Woods||Fownes L.||Norbert Shanks||ST||2050||2.05.90|
|1987-03-07||AS150||TOP CHAMP||C W Mak||Ng C.L.||Johnny Ng Ting Po||ST||2250||2.22.50|
|1988-03-09||BC078||BREAK AWAY||J K S Ho||Ng B.K.||Lo Sing Pui||HV||2400||2.29.40|
|1989-02-18||BB167||JOY||B Leisher||Kan P.C.||Ching Man Kit||HV||1650||1.42.20|
|1990-02-17||BB008||GEM OF INDIA||W Woods||Fownes L.||Nav Bharat Club Syndicate||ST||2450||2.40.60|
|1991-01-27||BH194||DRAGON JET||B Thomson||Kan P.C.||Lau Wong Fat||ST||2450||2.39.00|
|1992-01-25||BH168||DIVINE HERO||B Marcus||Ng B.K.||Desmond Tam Wing Kee||ST||1800||1.48.30|
|1993-01-30||BJ187||SABOATAN||J Marshall||Cheung T.P.||Mr & Mrs Yem Ming||ST||1400||1.23.30|
|1994-01-29||BK142||WONDERFUL MOMENT||B Marcus||Allan I.W.||Lam Wan Sing||ST||1400||1.23.00|
|1995-01-21||BK169||MAGIC JOY||D Holland||Lane G.||Li Chung I||ST||1200||1.10.50|
|1996-01-20||BN120||OPTION||G Childs||Begg N.||Mr & Mrs Mok Ying Kie||ST||1200||1.10.10|
|1997-01-18||BL216||SKY COAST||C W Choi||Leung S.L.||Cheung Yan Lung||ST||2000||2.02.70|
|1998-02-01||BP018||SIR GALWAY||W Y Kan||Kan P.C.||Mr & Mrs Milton Wong Hor Sing||HV||1800||1.50.30|
|1999-01-09||BS029||LORD OF WARRIORS||E Saint-Martin||Cruz A.S.||Hung Shun Luk||ST||1800||1.48.60|
|2000-01-08||BS029||LORD OF WARRIORS||F Coetzee||Cruz A.S.||Hung Shun Luk||ST||2000||2.03.20|
|2001-01-06||V066||SPLENDID PATROL||Y T Cheng||Wong T.P.||Gordon Fung Ping Chung, Weldon Fung Wai Yuen, Peter Fung Wai Chang & Winnie Fung Man Yiu||ST||1400||1.22.80|
|2002-01-12||T194||GREENMORE||E Legrix||Wong S.T.||Ching Man Kit||ST||2000||2.03.10|
|2003-01-11||B351||FORTE||S Dye||Size J.||Joseph Chan Ka Lai & Raymond Chan Ka Shun||ST||1000||0.56.80|
|2004-02-07||C154||DELIGHTFUL WIN||G Schofield||Moore J.||Dr Lor Kai Hung & Kathryn Louey Wai Hung||ST||1400||1.23.40|
|2005-01-23||E089||LEILATI||B Prebble||Oughton D.||Mr & Mrs Nagy el-Azar||ST||1600||1.36.00|
|2006-03-15||E001||GREENESSY||Y T Cheng||Cruz D.||Li Wing Hon & Tung Lai Kwan||HV||2200||2.16.40|
|2007-03-21||E266||MATIRI KING||Y T Cheng||Yip C.H.||James Lau Po Man & Alice Woo Wai See||HV||2200||2.20.60|
|2008-04-02||H006||LOLLIPOP||G Mosse||Fownes C.||Mr & Mrs Ling Wai Sun||HV||1200||1.10.40|
|2009-03-01||K143||ONE WEE ACORN||D Whyte||Ferraris D.E.||Winston Chow Wing Kin||ST||1000||0.57.52|
|2010-03-10||K132||EL ZONDA||M Chadwick||Cruz A.S.||Thomas Mak Chi Wai, Mak Lam Fung King & David Mak Bing Cheung||HV||1000||0.57.20|
|2011-03-30||K292||AMEDEO||G Cheyne||Millard A.T.||Bonnie Fong Shin Tsing||HV||1000||0.57.12|
|2012-03-07||L431||EASY GOLD||O Doleuze||Gibson R.||Peter Wan Kam To||HV||1800||1.53.30|
|2013-04-17||L383||IMPECCABLE||C Y Lui||P F Yiu||09/10 Ricky Yiu Trainer Syndicate||HV||1200||1.10.53|
|2014-03-19||N066||O’HALO||M Chadwick||W S So||Brothers Syndicate||HV||1200||1.10.29|
|2015-04-15||M382||LOVING STAR||D Whyte||T K Ng||Loving Birds Syndicate||HV||1650||1.40.35|
The Most Winning Horses:
2 times by LORD OF WARRIORS
The Most Winning Owners:
2 times by Hung Shun Luk
The Most Winning Trainers:
The Most Winning Jockeys:
3 times by Y T Cheng