Horse racing in Singapore is a popular sport and gambling activity.
Thoroughbred racing is very popular and takes place at the Singapore Turf Club, Kranji Racecourse.
Singapore has a long horse racing history, dating back to 1842, when the first races were held at the Singapore Sporting Club. Today, horse racing is a major industry in Singapore, with over S$1 billion yearly wagered on races.
Horse racing is a popular spectator sport in Singapore, with many locals and tourists flocking to the tracks to watch the races and place bets.
The Singapore Gold Cup is a horse racing event held annually in Singapore. It is one of Asia’s most prestigious Group 1 horse racing events and offers a total prize purse of S$1 million. The event is contested over a left-handed track of 2000 meters or 1.2 miles on a turf surface and is open to horses aged 3 years old and above.
The current champion of 2021 is Lim’s Lightning, a 7-year-old horse trained by Daniel Meagher and run by Danny Beasley, which won the race in 2:02.05.
The potential contenders for the 2022 Singapore Gold Cup are Fast and Fearless, Bizar Wins, Elliot Ness, Beyond Sacred, Captain Singapore, War Warrior, Golden Dash, The Brotherhood, First Chief, Super Posh, Super Six, and Lim’s Zoom. All these horses are known for their speed, stamina, and agility.
The most likely winner of the Singapore Gold Cup 2022 is Fast and Fearless, born in New Zealand in 2016. J. Peters trains this 5-year-old gelding. He has won 3 out of his 5 starts and has placed 2nd in the other 2. Fast and Fearless has a good record at the Singapore Gold Cup, having won the event in 2020 and finishing 2nd in 2019. This horse is known for its speed and stamina, which will be crucial in winning the Singapore Gold Cup 2022.
Other potential winners include Bizar Wins, Elliot Ness, Beyond Sacred, and Captain Singapore. Bizar Wins is a 4-year-old gelding, born in Australia in 2017, who has won 3 out of 5 starts. She is trained by Alvin Tan and has a good record at the Singapore Gold Cup. Elliot Ness is a 4-year-old gelding, born in Australia in 2017 and trained by Donna Logan. He has won 2 out of his 5 starts and has a good chance of winning the Singapore Gold Cup 2022.
Beyond Sacred is a 5-year-old gelding, born in New Zealand in 2015 and trained by J. Tan. He has won 3 out of his 7 starts and stands a good chance of winning the Singapore Gold Cup 2022 due to his past performances. Captain Singapore is a 6-year-old thoroughbred gelding born in Japan in 2016. He is trained by J Lim and is likely to compete and win the 2022 Singapore Gold Cup.
What types of horses are used for racing in Singapore Gold Cup?
A horse breed called a thoroughbred is most well-known for being used in horse racing. Although any purebred horse breed may occasionally be referred to as a thoroughbred, the term strictly exclusively applies to this breed. The “hot-blooded” horses are known as thoroughbreds for their speed, agility, and spirit.
What is the most prestigious horse racing event in Singapore?
The most prestigious horse racing event in Singapore is the Singapore Gold Cup. The event is contested over a left-handed track of 2000 meters or 1.2 miles on a turf surface and is open to horses aged 3 years old and above.
How big is the Singapore Turf Club?
Up to 30,000 racegoers can fit inside the five-story Grandstand, which has around 13,000 seats.
When will be Singapore Gold Cup 2022 be?
The Singapore Gold Cup will be on November 19, 2022 at Singapore Turf Club. It features a prize fund of S$1,000,000.