With a new racing season announced, horse racing in Macao lives on for now but its troubles are far from over.
Registration opens this weekend for the event, which will include the Cotai Strip on its route for the first time.
The SAR squad struggled to find a goal yet again and was outclassed by an aggressive Cambodian side.
The Macau Jockey Club has ended speculation about its immediate future by releasing a calendar of meetings for the year ahead.
The home side looked more dangerous at times but ultimately failed to match Bhutan’s superior physicality and struggled to find form.
Speculation over the future of the Macau Jockey Club is rife. Photographer Eduardo Leal went to the final day of racing season at an establishment that has seen better days.
The SAR’s hopes lie with local wushu champion Huang Junhua, who won gold at the last Asian Games.
The 70th edition of the Macau Grand Prix takes place in November, with competitors tearing around a circuit that’s been described as ‘Monaco on steroids.’