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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Membership
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  1. How do I become a Hong Kong Jockey Club Member?

  2. How much is the Membership fee for Racing Members and Full Members? And what are the benefits?

  3. What is included in the Concession Schemes and what are the fees involved?

  1. How do I become a Hong Kong Jockey Club Member?

    Anyone aged 18 or above can apply to become a Hong Kong Jockey Club Member.

    To apply for Racing Membership, the applicant must be proposed by a resident Honorary Steward, Honorary Voting Member or Voting Member of the Club and seconded by another resident Honorary Steward, Honorary Voting Member or Voting Member.  There also needs to be three Club Members who are prepared to support the application.

    To apply for Full Membership, the applicant must fill in the application form for Racing Membership as well as a separate application form for Full Membership and return both forms to the Club.  The application form for Full Membership can be obtained from resident Honorary Stewards, Honorary Voting Members (O) or Voting Members.

    The Club has 200 Voting Members. You can contact the Membership Services Department for the latest list of Voting Members.

    Applications for Membership are determined at the absolute discretion of the Stewards of the Club.  Applicants should refer to the terms and conditions for application in the relevant Membership application form.

  2. How much is the Membership fee for Racing Members and Full Members? And what are the benefits?

                Racing Membership

    • The entrance fee for admission to Racing Membership is currently at HK$150,000.
    • Racing Members are also required to pay a monthly subscription currently at HK$850 for continued enjoyment of membership privileges and facilities;
    • Entrance Fees and monthly subscriptions are subject to review by the Stewards from time to time.  All fees and charges paid are not refundable.
    • Racing Members have access to the facilities at all racecourses as well as Beijing Clubhouse (subject to the reciprocal arrangement with Beijing Clubhouse which may be revised from time to time), and can join the Sha Tin Clubhouse and Beas River Country Club Concession Schemes to enjoy the facilities at these two Clubhouses (see details at Question 3).

                Full Membership

    • The entrance fee for admission to Full Membership is currently at HK$500,000;
    • Monthly subscription for continued enjoyment of membership privileges and facilities is currently at HK$2,200;
    • Full Members have access to the facilities at all Clubhouses and Racecourses (access to Beijing Clubhouse is subject to the reciprocal arrangement with Beijing Clubhouse which may be revised from time to time) ;
    • Entrance Fees and monthly subscriptions are subject to review by the Stewards from time to time.  All fees and charges paid are not refundable.

    * Both Racing and Full Members may apply for horse ownership in accordance with provisions under the Horse Ballot Bye-laws and Ownership Bye-laws.

  3. What is included in the Concession Schemes and what are the fees involved?

    Racing Members may join the following concession Schemes to enjoy the facilities at the Sha Tin Clubhouse and Beas River Country Club.  Details are as follows:

    Sha Tin Clubhouse Concession Scheme:
    Members may use the facilities at the Sha Tin Clubhouse from Monday to Friday and on all racedays for a period of 12 consecutive months from the date of successful enrollment.   The annual joining fee is currently at HK$21,000.

    Beas River Country Club Concession Scheme:
    Members may use the facilities at the Beas River Country Club on all days for a period of 12 consecutive months from the date of successful enrolment.  The annual joining fee is currently at HK$20,000.

    Note:  To ensure a comfort level for Members, an enrolment ceiling will apply for each Scheme. This means that all enrolments are subject to availability.

    Full and Racing Members may join The Racing Club Concession Scheme to use the facilities at The Racing Club and take part in the racing and lifestyle programmes exclusive to Racing Club Members.  Details are as follows:

    The Racing Club Concession Scheme:
    Members may use The Racing Club facilities in Happy Valley Racecourse from  Monday to Sunday and on all Racedays; and The Racing Club facilities in Sha Tin Racecourse on all Racedays.  Members may also enroll in a wide range of racing and lifestyle programmes designed exclusively for Racing Club Members.
    The joining fee for enrollment into the Scheme is currently at HK$73,000. 

    Members are also required to pay a monthly subscription currently at HK$700.
    The terms and conditions of the Concession Schemes, including the fees, are subject to review by the Stewards from time to time.  All fees and charges paid are not refundable.