The Happy Valley Inferno in 1918

Hong Kong has a very long history of horse racing. Horse racing in Hong Kong was brought in by the British in 1841 during the late Qing Dynasty. That was one year before Hong Kong was officially ceded (割讓) to the British Empire through the Treaty of Nanking (南京條約) signed in 1842. The first racecourse (賽馬場) in Hong Kong – Happy Valley Racecourse was …Read More