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1934-03-01 Burkill at the new Shanghai Race Club building

Charles ‘Chuck’ Reginald Goodwin Burkill won 7 Hongkong Derby, 4 for Mody, 2 for Chater(1895, 1896, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1916)Burkill Road was named after their father Albert Robson Burkill. 1927, Alfred William Burkill became Chairman of the Shanghai Rae Club. According to Governor Henry May 《Notes on Pony and Horse Racing in Hong Kong 1845-1887》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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