Sep 26, 2017


Singapore Turf Club (STC) will be hosting the annual Sakura Day @ The Racecourse in conjunction with the running of the $700,000 Group 1 Panasonic Kranji Mile on Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Panasonic Kranji Mile is the first Leg of the Singapore Triple Crown Series, which includes the Raffles Cup on 22 October 2017 with the finale being the Dester Singapore Gold Cup on 12 November 2017.

Panasonic Kranji Mile (Singapore Group 1, 1st Leg Singapore Triple Crown Series)


PrizemoneyS$700,000 (Souvenir trophies will be given to winning owner, trainer and jockey)
Distance1600 Metres
Open To3 yo and above
Date of RaceSunday 01 OCTOBER 2017
ConditionsThe race will be run under the Weight-For-Age scale as published in the MRA Rules and Regulations
Fillies and Mares will be given 1.5kg allowance
Rider allowances not permitted

Mr Simon Leong, Senior Vice President (Wagering), Singapore Turf Club said, “We are very thankful for the longstanding partnership with Panasonic and we look forward to celebrating more good years ahead.”

“In tandem with Panasonic’s sponsorship of the Kranji Mile, the Club is thrilled to present Sakura Day on the same day which offers guests an opportunity to indulge in the Japanese culture and themed activities. We hope our guests will bask in the experience of an exciting afternoon at the races, and look forward to the other two upcoming Legs of the closely-followed Series.”

Said Mr Tetsuya Fujiwara, Managing Director, Panasonic Systems Solutions Asia Pacific, “This 12th year sponsorship for Kranji Mile is testament to one of our most successful partnerships in Panasonic System Solutions. We recognize and leverage on the benefits of working with Singapore Turf Club in promoting a common purpose with strong ethics for our customers. We trust that our Panasonic solutions will continue and drive greater value to the community at large”

Come race day, STC will be decked in Japanese decorations and activities will be organised in collaboration with the Japanese Association, Singapore (JAS), to allow guests to bask in the rich Japanese cultural experience.

Every purchase of the Sakura Day package includes admission to the Derby Room along with a sumptuous buffet lunch with free flow of beverages. Package holders can look forward to activities such as the traditional Origami demonstration and sushi sampling. Female guests will have the opportunity to try on the traditional Yukatas and have their pictures taken at the instant photo booth. Guests will also be entertained by live Koto performance as well as a Japanese traditional music and dance by the Singapore (NUS) Nihon Boyu Club while they savour sake at the sake tasting booth. There will also be special appearances by the Miss Universe Singapore 2017 finalists for photo-taking opportunities with the guests.

The Sakura Day package is available at $98 per person. For bookings or enquiries, please call 6879 1713/1727 or email .

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Issued by the Singapore Turf Club

For enquiries, please contact:

Mr Lim Zi Xiang
Manager (Corporate Communications)
DID: 6879 1803