Selangor Gold Cup 2018
The Selangor Gold Cup is one of the classic races of the Club. The race is also the second leg of the Club’s Triple Crown Series and scheduled to run on Sunday, 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 race was won by Volcanic General, owned by Fated to Win Stable. Volcanic General was trained by Trainer Charles Leck and ridden by Jockey S Ruzaini.
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 October 7, 2018 offering prize money of RM300,000.
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.