Malaysia

Come Racing in Malaysia with Knightsbridge

Racing in Malaysia is growing year after year and the prize money is now very worthwhile.

Knightsbridge will be sending several horse to Malaysia to race locally, in Singapore and if they qualify over to Dubai and Qatar for the racing season. Knightsbridge will be basing horses with one of the best trainers in the region.

Shane Edwards has trained over 300 winners including 45 Stakes Winners in Australia and Asia.


Shane's Feature Stakes Race Wins are:
Perth Cup
Western Australian Oaks 2007/2009
Karakatta Plate
Tunku Gold Cup 2013/2014
Penang Gold Cup
Belmont Oaks
Champion Fillies Stakes
SLTC Saas Stakes
Perak Charity Cup
Carlsburg Cup
Perak Magic Millions Cup
Melvista Stakes
JC Roberts Stakes
Perth Stakes
W.A St Leger
Gimcrack Stakes
Supremecy Stakes
Queens Plate
Paklani Plate
Challenge Stakes
Raconteur Stakes
Matchmaker Stakes
Whyala Silver Bowl
Mitavite Cup
Penang Trophy
SLTC Ladies Day Cup
IRT Trophy
Ruby Anniversary Stakes
Geelong Cup Day Sprint
Kenilworth Cup
Macau Jockey Club Goodwill Cup

Organisation's Shane involved with.

Australian Trainers Association
Western Australian Committee Member 2005 - 2011

Selangor Trainers Association Malaysia
Vice Chairman 2015

Horse racing was introduced in Singapore and Malaya by the British in 1802. On 4th October 1842, the first racing club to be established was the Singapore Sporting Club, later to be renamed the Singapore Turf Club in 1924. Racing clubs in Malaysia were established later, with the Penang Turf Club first to be set up in 1864, followed by the Perak Turf Club in 1886 and Selangor Turf Club in 1896.

MRA is an association of four turf clubs, three of which are in Malaysia namely Penang Turf Club, Perak Turf Club, Selangor Turf Club and the fourth is in Singapore namely Singapore Turf Club. The Straits Racing Association (SRA) was formed in 1896 to regulate horse racing in Singapore and Malaysia and oversee the interests of the four turf clubs. The SRA was renamed the Malayan Racing Association (MRA) in 1961.

MRA’s objective is to promote the interests of horse racing in Singapore and Malaysia through the uniformity of its Rules of Racing which are applied fairly and firmly and to ensure that the spirit and professionalism of the Sport of Kings are upheld. MRA is unique as it is the only racing authority regulating racing in two different countries. MRA promulgates the rules of racing, sets the racing calendar, registers horses and horse owners, licenses trainers, jockeys and other racing personnel for the two countries.

The Association is managed by a committee comprising delegates nominated by the four associated Clubs. The Committee Members, officials and racing fraternity from both countries work in close collaboration. The Executive body of the MRA is made up of 13 delegates nominated annually by the four associated Clubs. 

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