The Unforgettable Rider; The Unforgettable Jockey
1971 and before racing professionalized in Hong Kong he was officially an amateur jockey, or a gentleman rider, and later, a horse owner. He also made his living as an actor, insurance agent and building contractor.
1972-01-29 he competed in the first International Jockeys’ Invitation Cup which marked the beginning of professionalism of Hong Kong racing. Other contenders were T C Cheng, Gary Moore and Lester Piggott.
1972-05-20 he rode his last race but continued to serve in the Club as grandstand manager.
In the Racing Seasons of 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953/54, 1955/56, 1956/57, 1957/58, 1958/59, 1961/62, 1962/63, 1963/64, 1965/66, and 1966/67, he was champion jockey 13 times and broke six course records during his 30-year career in the saddle.
Around mid-1990s, he retired and passed away in Vancouver, Canada.