OUR MEMORIES
LAU Yiu Chu

 

Horses Expounder

 

Mr Lau is a successful businessman by his effort after arriving Hong kong when he was18.

1987-05-05 thereafter, he has been the director of Housing Development Limited.

He has business in restaurant, hotel, taxi-cab, real estate in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

 

 

Races Supporter

 

Clients and customers in Mr Lau’s restaurant inspired his interest of horse racing.

After the riot in 1967, he was the first generation of owners who own horses to support racing.

SILVER BELL was his first horse trained by George Moore after Sze Sau Wo’s stable ceased to operated.

1972, SILVER BELL retired from racing.

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Horses owned by Mr LAU Yiu Chu:

 

1979-09-29 — 1984-05-02 VILLAGE BARD (AL106)

Country of Origin : IRE Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 47
Import Type : SG Sire : Balidar
Total Stakes* : $299,815 Dam : Itoldyouso
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 1-7-4-46 Dam’s Sire :

 

1980-01-26 — 0980-03-19 GOLDEN BELL (AG048)

Country of Origin : AUS Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 23
Import Type : SG Sire : Streetfighter
Total Stakes* : $0 Dam : Swan Ball
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 0-0-0-1 Dam’s Sire :

 

1981-11-28 — 1988-12-21 FOOTBALL (AS134)

Country of Origin : GB Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Brown / Gelding Last Rating : 76
Import Type : PP Sire : Hotfoot
Total Stakes* : $1,056,136 Dam : Born Free
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 7-2-4-49 Dam’s Sire :

 

1983-00-06 — 1986-12-17 GOLDEN BALL (AV126)

Country of Origin : GB Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 95
Import Type : PP Sire : Bay Express
Total Stakes* : $493,000 Dam : Oakwoodhill
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 4-1-3-38 Dam’s Sire :

 

1985-12-21 — 1992-01-25 SILVER BELL (BB119)

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 16
Import Type : PP Sire : Imperial March
Total Stakes* : $535,530 Dam : Renarda
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 3-1-5-43 Dam’s Sire : Ismone

 

1987-10-24 — 1989-09-23 PELLINKO (BC177)

Country of Origin : GB Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 70
Import Type : PP Sire : Malinowski
Total Stakes* : $126,500 Dam : Cappelle
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 0-1-2-11 Dam’s Sire :

 

1989-12-17 — 1992-09-27 REGAL HONOR (BG363)

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 56
Import Type : PP Sire : Vice Regal
Total Stakes* : $537,275 Dam : Writ ‘n’ Wonder
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 1-2-1-26 Dam’s Sire : Habeas Corpus

 

1993-03-13 — 1996-10-21 VILLAGE BARD (BK185)

Country of Origin : IRE Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 59
Import Type : PP Sire : Magical Wonder
Total Stakes* : $1,349,985 Dam : Oh Jemima
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 3-1-2-24 Dam’s Sire : Captain James

 

1999-05-15 — 2002-10-01 GOLDEN BELL (T256)

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 27
Import Type : PPG Sire : Ignatius
Total Stakes* : $1,836,720 Dam : Sail To Success
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 2-6-5-55 Dam’s Sire : Brigand

 

2003-12-20 — 2008-01-06 SUPER BALL (D064)

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 38
Import Type : PPG Sire : Kashani
Total Stakes* : $1,659,450 Dam : So Soon
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 2-4-6-39 Dam’s Sire : So Vain

 

2004-12-26 — 2005-06-26 GALLANT STAR (D383)

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 47
Import Type : PPG Sire : Zerpour
Total Stakes* : $0 Dam : Hellriegel
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 0-0-0-1 Dam’s Sire : Christmas Tree

 

2007-01-28 — 2010-05-05 GOLDEN BALL (H128)

Country of Origin : AUS Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 52
Import Type : PP Sire : Zabeel
Total Stakes* : $1,128,175 Dam : Daninkling
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 2-1-2-37 Dam’s Sire : Danehill

 

2010-10-17 — 2013-01-27 SUPER STRIKE (L393)

Country of Origin / Age : AUS / 6 Trainer : A Schutz
Colour / Sex : Brown / Gelding Owner : Lau Yiu Chu
Import Type : PPG Current Rating : 059
Season Stakes* : $717,500 Start of Season Rating : 055
Total Stakes* : $2,569,150 Sire : Cape Cross
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 5-3-1-30 Dam : Our Evening Star
No of starts in past 10 race meetings : 2 Dam’s Sire : Maroof

 

2013-01-20 SLEDGE HAMMER (N405)

Country of Origin / Age : NZ / 4 Trainer : P O’Sullivan
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Owner : Lau Yiu Chu, Cynthia Lau, Sandra Lau & Robert Lau
Import Type : PP Current Rating : 066
Season Stakes* : $0 Start of Season Rating : 066
Total Stakes* : $0 Sire : Align
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 0-0-0-1 Dam : Senorita Rosay
No of starts in past 10 race meetings : 1 Dam’s Sire : Senor Pete

 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

He also reused names of his horses:

 

GOLDEN BALL: AV126 (H M Cheung), H128 (A Schutz)

GOLDEN BELL: AG048 (H M Cheung), T256 (P C Kan)

VILLAGE BARD: AL105(H M Cheung), BK185 (P C Kan)

 

Trophy or Award:
Most favorite horse FOOTBALL

 

Attended or Winning Trainers:

H M Cheung, T C Cheng, S T Wong, Y O Wong, B Hutchison, P C Kan, C W Chang, D Hayes, D Lee, A Schutz, A S Cruz, P O’Sullivan

 

Riding or Winning Jockeys:

R Staples, E Hide, J Mercer, B Taylor, G Allendorf, Y C Fung, P Young, S M Tam, A S Cruz, F Coetzee, E Saint-Martin, K H Ting, O Chavez, O Doleuze, T Angland, K C Leung

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Mr Lau has been the Honorable Citizen of Guangzhou, Presidents of Baiyun District HongKongnese Association and Guangzhou Suburban Countrymen Association.

 

Mr & Mrs Lau support the development of his home country via donations and investments.

 

They finance buildings of kindergarten, library, sport center, educational premises and hospital.

 

Mr Lau hopes that younger generations could follow and advance the footsteps of their predecessors by leading Hong Kong racing to a more brilliant future.

 

 

 


 

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