SLTC Races Broadcast to India
NorthAlley India Pvt. Limited, a registered company in India holding license to conduct totalisator and fixed odds betting in India has been broadcasting Selangor Turf Club racing pictures and conducting betting activities in India since October 2021.
Speaking at the Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 16 November 2021, Chairman, Tan Sri Richard Cham Hak Lim shared his happiness with the members as the Club manage to secure a simulcast agreement in India. He also highlighted that Selangor Turf Club racing pictures broadcast to Australia since last year through SKY Racing Channel has been very successful with gradual increase in the weekly betting turnover.
At the meeting, Tan Sri also informed the members that, despite the challenges from the repeated lockdowns, the Club managed to organize 28 on-course race days in 2020. He also assured the members that the horse population at the Club remains at a healthy level of 661 horses. The Club expects more horses to come in as there are trainers still applying for stabling facilities at the Club.
The AGM also saw two new faces accepted into the Committee of Selangor Turf Club. They are Tan Sri Dato’ Tan Boon Hock, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist as well as being the owner/founder of Optimax Holding Bhd and Mr Rodney Cheah, a Director of TenCate Geosynthetics Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Both of them are member of the Club who are avid supporters of the equestrian and horse racing industry.
There were two vacancies into the Committee following the passing of the Club’s Deputy Chairman, Dato’ Dr Chan Lam Kong in April 2021 and the retirement of Mr Freddie Yow Tian Sak.
The line-up of Committee Members of the Selangor Turf Club for the year 2021/2022 are as follows:-
- Tan Sri Datuk Richard Cham Hak Lim (Chairman)
- Mr Clement Chew Kuan Hock (Deputy Chairman)
- Dato’ Rick Loh Lap Sang
- Mr Lim Eng Ho
- Mr Mahendran a/l Ponniah
- Mr Goik Kenzu
- Tan Sri Dato’ Tan Boon Hock
- Mr Rodney Cheah