7 September 2018
The Sports / Lifestyle News Editor
JUMP INTO THE EXCITING WORLD OF EQUESTRIAN SPORT AT THE FEI WORLD JUMPING CHALLENGE 2018
Come join us at the Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre (STCRC) on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 9.00am to 3.00pm as we host the exciting first leg of the World Jumping Challenge 2018 under the prestigious banner of theFédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) where riders and horses compete for top honours and a chance at being ranked amongst the best in the realm of international show jumping.
Combining a dare-devil mixture of speed, height and heart-stopping adrenaline, the FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 promises to delight and excite as you cheer on your favourite pair over fences from 1m to 1.45m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to watch a showcase of Singapore’s best jump riders in different categories in this first leg of the Challenge!
Admission is free and open to all. STCRC is located at 1 Equestrian Walk, Singapore 737863, next to the Kranji MRT station and the Singapore Racecourse.
FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 (1st Leg):
Trot up: 15 Sep 2018 (Saturday), 2.30pm
Competition: 16 Sep 2018 (Sunday), 9.00am – 3.00pm
Category A: 1.20m – 1.30m
Category B: 1.10m – 1.20m
Category C: 1.00m – 1.10m
For more information, please refer to the official FEI World Jumping Challenge website:
The second and third legs of this year’s FEI World Jumping Challenge will be held at Bukit Timah Saddle Club and National Equestrian Centre respectively in October and November.
Issued by the Corporate Communications Department,
Singapore Turf Club
For enquiries, please contact:
Ms Celina Yeo
Head (Corporate Communications)
Mr Eric Loh
General Manager (Equestrian)
About Singapore Turf ClubRiding Centre (STCRC)
The Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre (STCRC) opened in 2009 and has hosted many local and international competitions, with the most notable ones being the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010 and the South East Asian (SEA) Games in 2015. Besides being a state-of-the-art competition venue, STCRC also conducts riding lessons for the public.
About Singapore Turf Club
Founded in 1842, Singapore Turf Club (STC) is the oldest existing and only horse racing club in Singapore with world-class racing sports facilities. The Club is the only authorised totalisator operator for horse racing activities in Singapore.
With over 175 years of horse racing history, STC today provides the public with quality horse racing sports entertainment at the Singapore Racecourse at Kranji on most Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons throughout the year. In addition, the Club regularly opens its Racecourse premises and organise wide-ranging recreational activities for public visitors, including Singaporeans and tourists, to enjoy. It also operates the Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre, a 3-hectare site next to the Singapore Racecourse, with world-class riding arenas.
The Club adopts a strong “Play Responsibly” stance. Through regular engagements with its customers, STC advocates a balanced approach towards enjoying the sport and thrills of horse racing as an entertainment and sport, without adversely affecting customers’ financial situations or lifestyles.
STC is a proprietary club of Tote Board, a Statutory Board under the Ministry of Finance. Singapore Turf Club channels the surplus from its operations to Tote Board to give grants to worthy causes.
For more information about Singapore Turf Club, please visit www.turfclub.com.sg.