The Club owes its origins to a group of racing enthusiasts with a shared passion for horse racing excellence and a tradition of community giving who, in 1884, joined together to found a racing club.
Today, Club members own and race some of the world’s leading thoroughbred racehorses. Over the years members’ horses have achieved historic wins, including against top international competition, making possible the success of Hong Kong racing at the world-class level. This spirit of champions is celebrated each year at the Champion Awards, when the racing community comes together to salute the season’s most outstanding horses and horsemen.
Members also pursue their equine interests through participation in equestrian sports, notably at Beas River Equestrian Centre, which provides stabling and training facilities and a competition venue.
It was also Club members who initiated the Club’s first charity donations just over 100 years ago, the Club later expanding its support to build schools, clinics, parks and many other community facilities.