SLTC Set to Host Triple Crown Series
The Selangor Turf Club will be racing on 14 and 15 March and will be hosting the running of the first leg of its Triple Crown Series, the Tunku Gold Cup on Sunday, 15 March 2020. The race is open to 3 Years Olds and above with rating band 71 and above.
The Triple Crown Series consists of the three Classic Group 1 races of the Selangor Turf Club. The second leg, the Selangor Gold Cup will be held on August 9. The Tunku Gold Cup and Selangor Gold Cup offers stakes of RM200,000. The final leg is the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor scheduled to run on September 6. The stakes money for Piala Emas Sultan Selangor has been increased by a massive 33%, from RM300,000 to RM400,000 making it the richest race in Malaysia.
Appropriately themed “where sprinters meet stayers”, the series open for three-year-olds with rating band 71 and above will be 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.
On the same day, the Club will stage the running of the Sungai Besi Autoworld Cup sponsored by Sungai Besi Auto World Sdn Bhd, one of the largest used car management company in Klang Valley and known as “The Best Autocity in Malaysia” with more than 50 used car dealers operating under their belt offering thousands of cars to choose from.