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Thoroughbred Horse Racing in China (People's Republic)

Thoroughbred horse racing in China is a relatively new sport. The first thoroughbred race in China was held in 1914, but the sport did not really take off until the 1990s. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in thoroughbred horse racing in China, and there are now a number of racetracks in the country.

The most famous thoroughbred race in China is the Hong Kong International Races, which is held annually in December. The Hong Kong International Races is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world, and it attracts some of the best horses from around the globe.

Other major thoroughbred races in China include the China Cup, the President's Cup, and the Longines Golden Jubilee Cup. These races are all held at the Shanghai International Racecourse, which is the largest and most modern racetrack in China.

Thoroughbred horse racing is still a relatively small sport in China, but it is growing in popularity. The government has been supportive of the sport, and there are plans to build more racetracks in the country. If the sport continues to grow, it could become a major force in the global horse racing industry.

Here are some additional facts about thoroughbred horse racing in China:

  • The China Horse Club is the largest thoroughbred racing club in China.
  • The China Racing Association is the governing body of thoroughbred horse racing in China.
  • The Chinese Jockey Club is the operator of the Shanghai International Racecourse.
  • The Hong Kong Jockey Club is the operator of the Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.


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