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1934-03-01 A W Burkill new Shanghai Race Club building Shanghai History Museum

A W Burkill won 2 Hongkong Derby (1895,1896) Younger brother Charles ‘Chuck’ Reginald Goodwin Burkill won 5 Hongkong Derby(1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1916)Burkill Road was named after their
father Albert Robson Burkill. 1924, Alfred William Burkill became Chairman of the Shanghai Race Club. According to Governor Henry May 《Notes on Pony and Horse Racing in Hong Kong 1845-887》
page 38, A W Burkill (Bertie) and his brother Chuck Burkill were the last two jockeys highly praised in details. started as “There remain to be mentioned the brothers Burkill, whose fame resounds
throughout the Far East.”

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