You can also own a champion race horse?
Horse Ownership almost confers a definite elevated social status and opens the door to meeting top trainers, jockeys, leading owners, the rich and famous from around the world.
Pondering over your horses’ names, design your new colours, pick your string of horses, visit your prized purchase, watch them race and indulged in the spirits of the King of Sports.
The anticipation and build up in the months, weeks and days before the race is almost as electrifying as the rush in adrenalin to watch your horse run. It is even more exhilarating to watch the jockey wearing your colours, the race book is depicting you own the horse racing and is racing neck and neck towards victory at the finishing post. You would soon find out that the most competitive race meeting is always organized by Selangor Turf Club, this adds to the excitement and expectation of your day at the races.
Life is mundane. Horse racing gives you the energy to look forward to and to get excited about life…again. There is no other thrill than to find out that the judges had spent more than 5 minutes over the photo finish, to declare that your horse had won the race by a nose.
As contrary to general belief, horse ownership is not as expensive as you think. You have the option to lease, share with your best friends to purchase via a partnership or to solely own your horses.
How to start
There are two ways by which you can become a proud owner of a racehorse at the Selangor Turf Club. One is by owning the horse in your own name as the sole proprietor and the other is by way of a partnership. A partnership allows you to share the horse and also the winnings with as many as 10 of your friends.
Buying a racehorse is one of the most important steps in becoming a successful owner. It is vital that you obtain the best advise and information about the horse and its bloodline before you make your final decision to buy.
The racehorse trainer brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in local and international racing and he can assist you to make the best selection according to your budget. The Selangor Turf Club has 13 professional racehorse trainers based at the Sungei Besi racecourse that can assist you in your purchase.
You can also engage the services of a Bloodstock Agent who will guide you to the various auctions sales and advise you on the pedigree and bloodline of the horses.
For more information, contact the Racing Administration Department at 03 – 90583888.