Singapore(Singapore) is famous for horse racing. How can horse racing not be held there anymore? It’s hard to imagine, but the 180-year long history of horse racing will break there. This is the only racecourse in the Southeast Asian country. ‘Singapore Turf Club’(Singapore Turf Club) recently announced that it will hold its last horse race next year and created a sensation. It seems that the reason for this is that the Singapore government will take over the 120 hectares of race course land for public and private housing constructions.
Queen Elizabeth II (Queen Elizabeth II) This race was first started in the name. She had a great interest in raising race horses and horse racing. In 1972, during the Queen’s visit to Singapore, the first race was held. ‘Queen Elizabeth II Cup’She attended the feature race for the second time in 2006. “Horse racing in Singapore has a long and distinguished history,” the Singapore Turf Club said in a statement. Security and integrity will continue,” it said.
Otherwise, the Scottish merchant William Henry MacLeod Reid,(Henry MacLeod Reid) Several enthusiasts started the Singapore Sporting Club in 1842. Against this backdrop, they developed a slightly marshy ground in Farrer Park in central Singapore into a racecourse. In 1924, this place was converted into the Singapore Turf Club. Horse racing now attracts not only Europeans but also wealthy Malaysians and Chinese residents. In 1933, as horse racing grew in popularity in central Singapore, the course was moved to a larger site at Bukit Timah in western Singapore. The Singapore Turf Club moved to its current Kranji location in the north of the island in March 2000.
The racecourse, worth around Rs 3,000 crore, has a five-storey grandstand.