The Selangor Turf Club is set to host its first classic race for 2024, the EQUINE SANCTUARY TUNKU GOLD CUP on Sunday, 14 April 2024 offering prize money of RM200,000.

The race is sponsored by Singapore based Equine Sanctuary Private Limited, a premier Horse Care service Provider to Singapore’s leading provider of Quality Horse Products. Equine Sanctuary has established distributorships of Horse Products to other parts of South East Asia and North Asia as well as completed various Equine related projects on China and Mongolia.

Managing Director of Equine Sanctuary Pte Ltd, Mr Eric Koh has pledged to contribute a total of RM350,000 to Selangor Turf Club over three years from 2023 to 2025 being sponsorship of the Tunku Gold Cup. San Andreas ridden by Jockey E Ferreira and trained by AB Abdullah for Box Office Stable captured the 2023 Equine Sanctuary Tunku Gold Cup which offered RM150,000 prize money.

The Tunku Gold Cup, which is named after our first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Yang Teramat Mulia Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, has been one of the most respected classic race in the Malaysian horse racing circuit and first held in 1968.

The race is the first leg of the Club’s Triple Crown Series which consist of the three classic races of the Club, the Tunku Gold Cup, the Selangor Gold Cup and the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor. These races are open to 3 Years Olds and above with rating band 71 and above.

Appropriately themed “where sprinters meet stayers”, the races will be held 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 aim of the series to find a single horse that can emerge as the winner in all the three races in the series.

Equine Sanctuary is a renowned distributor of Premium European and American Feed, Hay and Bedding, Premier Horse Care Service Provider for Spelling and Quarantine Needs, distributor of several brands of Equine Supplements and also provide Efficient & Value for Money Customs Clearance Services. Visit their website at for more information.