Newspaper clippings of Club members in 1930’s

September 30, 2009
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Club heritage photos kindly contributed by Shanghai Art Museum

September 29, 2009
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CHINA BY DAVID LEFFMAN

September 29, 2009

By the 1920’s The Shanghai Race Club was the third wealthiest foreign corporation in China.

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Great, grand & famous hotels

September 29, 2009

Racing held such an important place in Shanghai’s social life that all banks and businesses closed after eleven o’clock in the morning for ten days during the twice-yearly racing meets to allow everyone to participate.

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The Sasoons by Stanley Jackson

September 29, 2009

From the terrace of the Majestic Hotel, or the Imperial he could see the rickshaws bowling along the Bund between elegant limousines on their way to the English Club, the Opera house, the Race club or the gambling casinos on Bubbling Well Road.

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China Races by Austin Coates

September 29, 2009

The Champions sweepstake of 8th May 1940….before a crowd of 20,000, with leadened skies put to shame by the early Summer fashions, broad – brimmed hats flaunting a suggestion of Ascot, the then beautifully conditioned, fidgety starters were “off” to a bunched start…..It was the last time a race was ever run

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China Races by Austin Coates

September 29, 2009

From the terrace of the Majestic Hotel, or the Imperial he could see the rickshaws bowling along the Bund between elegant limousines on their way to the English Club, the Opera house, the Race club or the gambling casinos on Bubbling Well Road.

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The Shanghai Race Club board game introduction by Tina Kanagaratnam

September 29, 2009

The Shanghai Race Club,  one of the wealthiest private social club in the world in the 1930’s was the centre of Shanghai social life  – firms like Jardines raced exotic ponies in the firm’s name, foreign courtesans had their own stands and millionaires like Sir Victor Sassoon popped Champagne and dined on stuffed quail in more »

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Champagne brunch celebrating 75th anniversary of the Shanghai Race Club

September 24, 2009
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