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‘Jockey Club made the right choice in cancelling race meeting’ Listen
In a unprecedented move, the Jockey Club cancelled Wednesday's race meeting at Happy Valley, citing security concerns. Anti-government protesters earlier threatened to target a horse co-owned by pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho that was due to run during the first race. The club said it was a very difficult decision, but there was a 'very real threat' of a disturbance or possible violence that could have affected fans, staff, jockeys, and even racehorses. It also said it would give refunds for bets placed. RTHK's Jim Gould asked a former chairman of the Jockey Club, Ronald Arculli, if he thinks it made the right decision:
Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls Listen
Israelis are facing fresh political deadlock after their second general election in five months. Exit polls suggest that neither the Likud Party of the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, nor the Blue and White centrist alliance of his main rival, Benny Gantz, have won enough seats to form a government. Annemarie Evans asked Jerusalem-based journalist Robert Berger to explain the background to the election: