Gustav von Detring who built Tientsin Race Club, was a very influential diplomat and Commissioner of Customs in China around 1900s. 1896-04-11 Gustav Detring was credited in the editorial of the 《Peking and Tientsin Times》. Tientsin practically owes its race-course and so its ”only drive” to his energy and enthusiasm.
1900-08-04 Troops of the Eight-Nation Alliance TienTsin, Peking
Eight-Nation Alliance Left to right: Britain, United States, Australia, British India, Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Japan. August 4, 1900 (Saturday) ...
1918 Tientsin, BENGAL, Roy Davis
Roy Davis rode BENGAL to 41 wins out of 42 starts, almost certainly a world record by that time
1858-06-26 Signing the Treaty of Tientsin
China racing developed after the Treaty of Tientsin. 1858-06-26 Signing by English delegation; Laurence Oliphant (1860). Narrative of the Earl ...