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    Extracts: (all money converted to GBP @ 12.5 HKD):

    HK population – 7.5m (say one-eighth that of GB)

    Race Meetings: 78 (47 day, 31 night)

    Turf races: 655
    AW races: 78
    Total number races: 733

    Average attendance: Sha Tin – 29,300 ;
    Happy Valley – 17,700

    Highest attendance: Sha Tin – 63,000

    (no under-18s admitted, unless riding)

    Horse population: 1,460
    of which:
    Horses winning one or more race: 461
    Horses not winning but placed: 420
    Horses not winning, unplaced: 324
    Horses not raced: 255

    Total runners: 9,179

    Total prize money: GBP 61 m
    Average prize money per race: GBP 83 k
    Average prize money per horse: GBP 41 k

    Percentage of horses winning prize money in the year: 64%
    Percentage of runners winning prize money in the year: 78%
    Percentage of horses recovering at least basic costs in the year: 38%

    Amount wagered on horses: GBP 5.34 billion
    of which:
    – standard bets: GBP 4.57 billion
    – exotic bets GBP 745 m
    – fixed odds GBP 31 m

    Amount paid back to punters: GBP 4.44 billion
    Gross Win on horses: GBP 899 m
    Betting duty on horses: (GBP 649 m)

    Amount wagered on football: GBP 2.8 billion
    Amount paid back to punters: GBP 2.3 billion
    Gross Win on football: GBP 464 m
    Betting duty on football: (GBP 232 m)

    Full report available here:

    http://www.hkjc.com/english/corporate/c … _08-09.asp

    best regards

    wit

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