SLTC To Host 16th International Racing Carnival
The Selangor Turf Club’s annual International Racing Carnival will be held on Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 September 2019.
A total of 13 international and local racing clubs and authorities will be participating in the International Racing Carnival. This year’s representation comprises Japan Racing Association, Jockey Club of Turkey, Kenilworth Racing, Korea Racing Authority, Macau Jockey Club, Magic Millions, Mauritius Turf Club, Melbourne Racing Club, Penang Turf Club, Perak Turf Club, Singapore Pools, Singapore Turf Club and The Royal Bangkok Sports Club. Each of the racing clubs/authorities will have a race named after their Clubs and representatives are invited be present the prizes of their named race.
The Club will be hosting the running of three SLTC reciprocal races. The scheduled reciprocal races are Korea Racing Authority Trophy, Macau Jockey Club Goodwill Cup and Melbourne Racing Club Trophy. This year, the Club will also host the running of three Malayan Racing Association (MRA) reciprocal races. They are Jockey Club of Turkey Trophy, Mauritius Turf Club Trophy and Japan Racing Association Trophy.
The Club will stage the running of its biggest race of the year, the RM300,000 Piala Emas Sultan Selangor on Sunday, 29 September 2019. Representing the final leg of the Club’s Triple Crown Series, the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor race featuring a distance of 2,000 metres is the blue ribbon event for the top stayers in the country.
The first and second leg of the Triple Crown Series featuring the Tunku Gold Cup and the Selangor Gold Cup races were ran in March and August respectively.
The Club will also be hosting two sponsored races on 28 and 29 September respectively. The Sungai Besi Autoworld Cup, to held on 29 September is sponsored by Sungai Besi Autoworld Sdn Bhd, one of the largest used car management company in Klang Valley with more than 50 used car dealers operating under their belt offering thousands of cars to choose from.
The Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YO Sale Trophy will be held on 28 September. The race is sponsored by Magic Millions. Magic Millions is best known for its showcase Gold Coast Yearling Sale each January. It is the company’s signature sale. However, Magic Millions operates its thoroughbred auction house all year round conducting sales in four states of Australia.