It was a blend of food, fun and charity during the Selangor Turf Club Chinese New Year Staff get-together lunch held at the turf club recently.

Besides the many activities arranged at the event, the highlight was the donation of RM150,000 presented to the Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor, a charitable foundation under the patronage of His Royal Highness, the Sultan of Selangor.

The donation was presented by Dato’ Seri Chia Yoong Yoong, who is the owner the Ninetyfive Emperor Racing Stable. Dato’ Seri horse, Teller, captured the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor Gold Cup in a race held at the Selangor Turf Club in December 2022. Following the superb win, Dato’ Seri pledged to donate to the Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor and the cheque presentation ceremony was organized to coincide with the Chinese New Year celebration.

The Chairman of Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor, Raja Tan Sri Arshad and Trustee, Dato’ Richard Curtis received the donation, witnessed by the Chairman of Selangor Turf Club, Tan Sri Richard Cham together with the Committee Members of the Club.

“Today’s event proved that racecourse could be a unique place for people to socialize and get-together for a good cause” said Tan Sri Richard Cham. He also thanked Dato’ Seri Chia for remembering the less fortunate during festive season.