Nearly 70,000 racegoers enjoyed a colourful programme of entertainment, food and surprises at The Hong Kong Jockey Club 130th Anniversary Raceday at Sha Tin on 10 January, along with more than 200 representatives of Government agencies, NGOs and other groups.

In the spirit of creating the best for Hong Kong, the Club announced on the day a $500 million donation in a five-year joint project with The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Baptist University of Hong Kong to help around 200,000 young people with their life and career planning.

The day’s feature race, the HKJC 130th Anniversary Cup, was won by Key Witness, ridden by Douglas Whyte and trained by Tony Cruz. HKSAR Chief Executive C Y Leung, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government Yang Jian and Deputy Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the HKSAR Tong Xiaoling presented trophies to the winning connections.