Racing The LONGINES International Jockeys Championship lives up to its reputation as the premier contest of its kind on the global calendar. On Wednesday, December 4 at Happy Valley Racecourse,

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The LONGINES International Jockeys Championship

The LONGINES International Jockeys Championship lives up to its reputation as the premier contest of its kind on the global calendar. On Wednesday, December 4 at Happy Valley Racecourse, be prepared to be wowed by an all-star cast of some of the world’s best jockeys vying for a record HK$800,000 prize to be shared by the top three riders. The first of the major events in a week-long celebration of international racing, it is followed by the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races on Sunday, December 8 at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Past winners include Douglas Whyte, Ryan Moore, Joao Moreira, Hugh Bowman, Zac Purton and last year’s champion Silvestre de Sousa.

The LONGINES IJC’s four races are scheduled as races 4, 5, 7 and 8. Jockeys are awarded 12 points for a race win, 6 points for finishing 2nd, and 4 points for 3rd. The jockey with the highest points accumulated will be the night’s champion, as well as the evening’s Jockey Challenge winner.

PAST WINNERS

 
 
 
Year Jockey
2018 Silvestre de Sousa
2017 Zac Purton
2016 Hugh Bowman
2015 Gavin Lerena
2014 Yuichi Fukunaga
2013 Kerrin McEvoy
2012 Joao Moreira
2011 Lanfranco Dettori
2010 Ryan Moore
2009 Christophe Lemaire
Ryan Moore
John Murtagh
2008 Douglas Whyte
 
 
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