SLTC May Race Meeting
Racing fans can look forward to lots of exciting races and entertainment that has been scheduled in the month of May by the Selangor Turf Club.
The inaugural running of the Safar Gemilang Cup, run over 1600 metres for 4 year-olds with stakes money of RM70,000 will be held on Sunday, 13 May 2018. The race is sponsored by Safar Gemilang Sdn Bhd, a specialist in Data Centre Infrastructure & Design and Management Company located in Kuala Lumpur.
The second leg of the ever popular Selangor Turf Club Triple Crown Series, the Selangor Gold Cup offering RM200,000 prize money has been scheduled on 20 May 2018.
The Triple Crown Series consists of the three Classic Group 1 races of the Selangor Turf Club. The first leg, the Tunku Gold Cup was held on April 8, 2018. The final leg is the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor is scheduled to run on October 7, 2018.
Appropriately themed “where sprinters meet stayers”, the series is a open race run over three varying distances of 1200 metres for the Tunku Gold Cup race, 1600 metres for the Selangor Gold Cup race and finally the 2000 metres Piala Emas Sultan Selangor race.
The Mitavite Cup, sponsored by leading supplier in quality horse feeds and products, Mitavite Asia Sdn Bhd has also been scheduled to run on 20 May. The Class 3 race would offer prize money of RM53,000 and run over 1200 metres.
Mitavite Asia Sdn Bhd operates an Equine Pro Shop in the premises of the Selangor Turf Club. It is regarded as a one stop service centre providing Mitavite Feeds & Supplements, Vitamite Feeds, Fodder & Roughages, Gears & Tack and Victory Equipment.
Another exciting race scheduled on 20 May is the running of the Selangor Turf Club reciprocal race with Kenilworth Racing, South Africa, the Kenilworth Cup. The Class 4 race would offer prize money of RM48,000 and run a distance of 1200 metres.
The Director of Kenilworth Racing, Mr Vidrik L Thurling would witness the running of the race and present the prizes to the winning connections.