Singapore Partnership Continues With Championship

Mr Big wins the Golden HorseshoeMagic Millions’ long and successful relationship with the Singapore Turf Club continues on Sunday with the leading Australian based sales company sponsoring the $200,000 Juvenile Championship at Kranji.

The race, one of the feature two-year-old races contested in Singapore, will be run over 1200 metres and will bring together the region’s top young gallopers.

The latest sponsorship by Magic Millions continues over 30 years of association with the Singapore Turf Club – dating back to when the club raced at Bukit Timah.

Simon Leong, Vice-President, Corporate Services of the Singapore Turf Club said his club was thrilled to have Magic Millions on board.

“We are delighted that Magic Millions will sponsor the juvenile championship for the fifth year running,” Leong said.

“Magic Millions contributes champion thoroughbreds to the racing industry in the region and world-wide.”

“Singapore’s sporting sensation Rocket Man, a graduate of the Magic Millions, was the first Singapore-trained thoroughbred to win an International Group One.”

“We are thrilled to continue this partnership,” Leong summed up.

Magic Millions Sales Director David Chester said the relationship with Singapore and the Turf Club had been long and fruitful.

“Magic Millions is honoured to again sponsor the STC Juvenile Championship,” Chester said. “Magic Millions applaud the Singapore Turf Club for their vision in leading the way in Asia, promoting two-year-old racing.”

“The Magic Millions sponsored STC Juvenile Championship, trogether with the Golden Horseshoe Series (partly sponsored by Magic Millions) provides Singapore owners and trainers with a wonderful opportunity for an early return on their investment.”

“Two-year-old racing is both popular and exciting because it always has the element of surprise and it is a sure way to continue the growth of quality horses racing in Singapore.”

“We are proud of our record as the major supplier of the Club’s best two-year-olds. In this season alone, 19 races have been won by juveniles and of these, 17 were won by graduates of Magic Millions sales.”

“The 2YO Juvenile Championship provides the ideal opportunity for Magic Millions to launch the company’s Gold Coast 2YO Horses in Training Sale, scheduled for October 19 and 20.”

“Magic Millions’ sponsorship of Singapore racing is our company’s way of thanking all the STC’s clients and supporters,” Chester added.

Last year the Magic Millions Juvenile Championship was won by Gingerbread Man, ridden by Barend Forster for trainer Bruce Marsh.

Gingerbread Man, who will on Sunday run in another group race, was purchased for $30,000 from the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

The leading contenders for Sunday’s edition of the Magic Millions Juvenile Championship include Mr Big, Dark Matter, The Tudor, Rush and Kaiser – all Magic Millions sales graduates.

Singapore Partnership Continues With Championship


Singapore’s best juveniles will go head to head on Sunday when the Singapore Turf Club hosts the Group Three Magic Millions Juvenile Championship (1200m) at Kranji.

An outstanding line up of 14 two-year-olds will contest the race and be out to herald themself as the new star of Singapore racing.

The excitement is building in Singapore as the time honoured feature race nears.

Singapore Turf Club President and Chief Executive Mr Yu Pang Fey said this week that his club was thrilled to be linked the famous Australian based thoroughbred sales company.

“We are pleased to have Magic Millions sponsor the juvenile championships once again.”

“Magic Millions is one of the most coveted and innovative thoroughbred auction companies in the region.”

“Their quest for excellence is reflected in their share of legends concreting their reputation in sales of world-class thoroughbreds.”

“We treasure this strategic partnership,” he summed up.

Magic Millions Managing Director David Chester said his company was delighted to continue a long and successful relationship with the Singapore Turf Club.

“For over 30 years, Magic Millions has been associated with the Singapore Turf Club going back to the days when racing was held at Bukit Timah.”

“Now, Singapore Turf Club based at Kranji is one of the world’s foremost clubs hosting international race meetings and visitors from all over the world.”

“It is a privilege for Magic Millions to continue our close working relationship. Our company sponsors the 2YO Championship to say thankyou to local owners and trainers for their support of Magic Millions sales in Australia.”

“Once again, if the winning horse of the 2010 2YO Championship is a graduate of any Magic Millions sale conducted annually, the company will pay a bonus of S$50,000 to the winning owner,” Chester summed up.

Chester will be on hand to make the presentation to the winning connections at Kranji on Sunday evening.