Industry Training - Background

Racing Development Board (RDB) has been providing training to the whole Hong Kong racing industry, which includes apprentice jockeys and members working in stables. In order to let students learn systematically, RDB has launched a set of Certificate Racing Programme. Over 1500 people from the Club's racing division – ranging from apprentice jockeys to stables assistants, work riders and assistant trainers – have gone through the full racing training certificate courses since 2008.

From 2008, over 1000 staff from Racing Operations department has completed the Certificate Course in Horse Racing.

Racing Operations staff taking different levels of certificate course.

First aid training is one of the element in the course.