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Fighting over seize; Racing under siege

 

DATA LIST

 

Statistic records verified from different sources so far:

 

Date Day Race Remark
1942-05-23 Sa 11 3rd Meeting, Bright day after rainy night
1942-05-24 Su 11 Bright day, full-house
1942-06-13 Sa 9 new jockey from Qingdao or Tsingtao 
1942-06-14 Su 8 first fall Poon & Kwok injured on Race 8 China Cup
1942-06-20 Sa 9 Kwok Kenny recovered and raced, Poon M L still in coma
1942-06-21 Su 10 Chiu L B triple wins
1942-10-24 Sa 9 Kwok remarkable win, Salles 2 falls
1942-12-05 Sa 8 horse killed with 2 falls on 2 races
1943-02-21 Su 8 Governor Cup, Spring Cashsweep
1943-04-11 Su 7 Dead-heat on last race
1943-04-25 Su 7 Racing anniversary, Owners Memorial Cup
1943-09-12 Su 6 38th Meeting, Wei Y T scored a double 
1943-09-26 Su 6 40th Meeting, 3 races with big dividends
1943-10-24 Su 6 44th Meeting, combine race of China & Australian ponies
1943-11-07 Su 6 Autumn Cashsweep, 2 falls on Race 1 & 2
1943-11-14 Su 6 47th Meeting, 2 jockeys being warned
1943-12-05 Sa 5 Japanese horses arrival
1944-02-06 Su 6 Governor Cup, Spring Cashsweep, Japanese horses raced
1944-03-05 Su 5 6th Special Meeting
1944-06-25 Su 8 15th Special Meeting
1944-09-17 Su 3 Power down, signal by bronze bells and rattan balls
1945-01-07 Su 5 1st Meeting, 1 re-match, 1 new trotting race
1945-02-04 Su 5 started on 11 a.m.
1945-03-18 Su 5 distance handicap, race of Japanese with Australian horses
1945-03-24 Sa 5 fewer racegoers
1945-03-30 Sa 5 8th Meeting, Tang Man-wah triple wins
1945-04-15 Su 2 wooden-horse races announced
1945-04-22 Su 8 10th Meeting, 6 wooden-horse races
1945-04-29 Su 8 5 wooden-horse races

 

REFERENCE

 

960 meters = 1/2 mile 170 yards; 1207 meters = 6 Furlong; 1609 meters = 1 mile; 1766 meters = 1 mile 171 yards; 2012 meters = 1-1/4miles; 2816 meters = 1-3/4 miles.

 

 

 

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Acknowledgment to Mr Lacuda Mengnah, HKJC Archives & Hong Kong Racing Museum for relevant content.

 

 

 


 

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