Turf Club looks beyond racing for revamp

The Tote Board is seeking ideas to transform 133ha site in Kranji into an integrated leisure destination

An aerial view of the Singapore Turf Club, which sits on land about the size of 166 football fields. There are no plans to scrap the racecourse.
An aerial view of the Singapore Turf Club, which sits on land about the size of 166 football fields. There are no plans to scrap the racecourse.PHOTO: TOTE BOARD

Singapore's only horse-racing club is looking to expand beyond being a racecourse to becoming a lifestyle destination with recreational facilities for the whole family.

The 177-year-old Singapore Turf Club (STC) in Kranji sits on 133ha of land, which is about the size of 166 football fields. The race track alone is about 34ha.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 30, 2019, with the headline 'Turf Club looks beyond racing for revamp'. Subscribe