In February 1884, panel of officials: The Hon. Phineas Ryrie, the HKJC Founding Chairman, was the Starter.
Mr Francis Henry May (later Sir Henry), Governor (1912) was also a Starter in 1887.
In 1907, The Hon. Mr F. H. May took up the duties of Starter, rode on a pony to each start.
三十年代時，賽馬所用的「閘」，是用一條長竹把一個類似排球網的網串起， 然後在跑道左右兩邊豎兩根木柱，裝上彈弓彈網，攔在出賽馬匹前 面。
In 1925 the Rules of Racing underwent a general revision. The Starter’s powers were increased, to enable him to fine riders for misconduct at the post.
David Sassoon’s HERO, a famous pony of the 1890s, had one interesting characteristic. He refused to face the Starter unless accompanied to the post by his stable companion DOLORES
1030 就點都唔改為 1000M, 1400M 起步無耐就第一次過終點.
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