HK Jockey Club sets opening day record

Thhe Hong Kong Jockey Club generated a record HK$1.032 billion ($133.1 million) in bets on the first day of its new racing season, up 11.1 percent from last year’s HK$929 million debut and beating its previous first-day high of HK$966 million in 1996. Chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges attendance reached 66,257.