Singapore Turf Club the only Singapore Horse Racecourse. In 1842 sees the formation of the Singapore Sporting Club by a group of racing enthusiasts (Gamblers). And in 1843, the first race took place on 23 February 1843. 1942 the Singapore Sporting Club changed its name to Singapore Turf Club, in line with a more clearly defined role. During its varied and colourful past, the racecourse grounds had been used for an array of activities ranging from polo matches to the landing of the first aircraft in Singapore. The Singapore Turf Club moved to its new premises at Kranji in August 1999. Official Opening of the Singapore Racecourse on 4 March 2000 by the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mr S R Nathan. Inaugural running of the million Singapore Airlines International Cup. The 2,000 metre-(1¼ miles) long and 31 metres wide left-handed oval-shaped sand-based racetrack at Kranji is turfed with El-Toro Zoysia, a grass patented by the University of California and is reinforced with netlon fibres. Given the high rainfall in Singapore, the track's sand base will prevent water logging and will provide a good racing surface throughout the year. An ideal camber on the home turns and a slight incline on the 400 metres home straight will make exciting finishes a regular feature at the new racecourse. Tracks Training is conducted on either one of the four excellent tracks - 1) a 1,500m long, 25m wide fibresand track (with a 6m wide sand track outside) on the inside of the turf track; 2) a 1,330m long, 20m wide sand track; 3) a 1,000m long 10m wide sand track outside of the backstraight of the turf track and 4) a 500m long 8m wide trotting sand track in the Infield. Getting to Singapore Turf Club MRT: The Kranji MRT station is located adjacent to the MRT Plaza entrance of the racecourse. MRT trains operate at regular intervals and the MRT network connects the racecourse to major areas of Singapore. Taxis: The taxi drop-off point is located within close proximity of the entrance to the Upper Grandstand. Private Cars and motorcycles: The four-storey Main Carpark can accommodate 2,400 cars. The parking fee is per entry. Parking fee can be paid at the Payment Booth by either Stored Value Card (SVC) or cash. Free parking for motorcycles. Singapore Turf Club is near Woodlands Road; is near Sungei Mandai; is near Woodlands Avenue 3; is near Turf Club Avenue; is near To Kranji War Memorial; is near Turf Club Ramp; is near Kranji Road; is near Jalan Gelegar; Singapore Turf Club is geographically located at latitude(1.4226 degrees) 1° 25' 21" North of the Equator and longitude (103.7621 degrees) 103° 45' 43" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Singapore Turf Club are represented by the shortest distances between two points on Earth and may not be nearest by road. For example, Singapore Turf Club is located 274 metres from Ns7 Kranji. Singapore Turf Club is located 665 metres from Kranji War Memorial. Singapore Turf Club is located 785 metres from Jalan Rasok Park. Singapore Turf Club is located 850 metres from Kranji Water Reclaimation Plant. Singapore Turf Club is located 990 metres from Kranji KTM Train Crossing.
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|Kranji War Memorial is located 0.7 Kilometres away from Singapore Turf Club. Kranji War Memorial - 5 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Jalan Rasok Park is located 0.8 Kilometres away from Singapore Turf Club. Jalan Rasok Park - 3 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Kranji KTM Train Crossing is located 1 Kilometres away from Singapore Turf Club. Kranji KTM Train Crossing - 2 Photo(s) Featured.|
Hostel One66 1.9km, Grand Paradise Hotel 4.1km, Puteri Pan Pacific 4.3km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Singapore Turf Club.
The Woodgrove 2.2km, Causeway Point 3km, Yew Tee Shopping Centre 3.2km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Singapore Turf Club.
Kranji War Memorial 0.7km, Lido Beach 3.6km, Night Safari 3.7km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Singapore Turf Club.
Singapore American School 1.3km, Marsiling Primary School 1.8km, Fuchun Primary School 1.8km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Singapore Turf Club.
Jalan Rasok Park 0.8km, Woodlands Town Garden 2km, Woodlands Town Park East 2.4km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Singapore Turf Club.
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Sembawang Town Council is about 1.7 km away.
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Mandai Hill Camp, SAF is about 1.7 km away.
1st Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment is about 1.7 km away.