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Horse Racing Malaysia

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.

What is Malayan Racing Association

The very first racing event in Malaysia has been organized as a recreational occasion by William Henry Macleod Read, when he launched that the Singapore Turf Club at 1842. Racing has been dominated by ponies brought into race by overseas traders from nations like China, but Australia started showing interest from the 1880s, changing horse racing into a significant game. Organizers started to set up big race meetings two times annually. The Penang Turf Club was subsequently set in 1864. 

As hurrying grew, the demand for a governing body has been filled from the founding of the Straits Racing Association in 1896, that could later be renamed, because it's known now, the Malayan Racing Association. Back in 1921, the inaugural Penang Gold Cup has been run, using the very first Singapore Gold Cup being held in 1924. Selangor Turf Club, another big horse racing track, was formally opened in 1896, though racing had happened here for a couple of years prior.

Many states saw a drop in horse racing during and following World War II, however, Malaysia appeared to really go virtually untouched by those events, and lasted racing the moment the war came to an end, enlarging on the horse racing sector. Soon evenings were full of racing, and contributed to the public being welcomed to those events in 1960. Radio and television began to market it to the general public. Nowadays, jockeys, trainers and racecourses are well recognized and there are roughly two million horses competing through Malaysia's racing seasons. Betting is only permitted inside the turf breeders and parks also have started to grow, making magnificent regional competitors. Horse racing contributes greatly to the economy of Malaysia and supplies an assortment of opportunities to work inside the business.

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 goal is to promote the interests of horse racing in Singapore and Malaysia through the uniformity of its own Rules of Racing that are implemented firmly and fairly and also to be sure that the spirit and professionalism of the Sport of Kings are preserved. MRA is exceptional since it's the only racing ability regulating racing in two distinct nations.

The Association is managed by a committee comprising delegates nominated from the four affiliated Clubs. The Committee Members, racing and officials fraternity from both nations work in close cooperation. The Executive body of the MRA is composed of 13 delegates nominated annually by the four related Clubs.

A quick and easy guide for Horse Betting

If you are new to horse racing, this basic guide should help answer some of the questions you might have. The following explanations on the type of games would help you with the basic understanding of betting.
  • Win. Select a horse to finish first
  • Place. Select a horse to finish first, second or third where the numbers of runners is seven or more. where the numbers of four, five or six, select a horse to finish first or second.
  • Quinella. Select two horse to finish first and second in any order. Other Name : Forecast / Forecast 2
  • Exacta. Select two horse to finish first and second  in correct order where the number of runners is less than seven (7), the TWO runners must finish in the correct order. Other Name : One Way Forecast
  • QPS. Select two horses to finish in the first three positions in any order. Other Name : Quinella Place / Quinella Place Special.
  • Forecast 3. Select three horses to finish first, second and third in correct order. Other Name : Trifecta/ Tierce.
  • Trio. Select three horses to finish first, second and third in any order. Other Name : TRO
  • Forecast 4. Select four horses to finish first, second , third and fourth in the correct order. Other Name : Quartet.

Part of Horse

Part of Horse

back: the area where the saddle goes, begins at the end of the withers, extends to the last thoracic vertebrae. (Colloquially includes the loin or “coupling,” though technically incorrect usage)

barrel: the main body area of the horse, enclosing the rib cage and the major internal organs.

cannon or cannon bone: The area between the knee or hock and the fetlock joint, sometimes called the “shin” of the horse, though technically it is the metacarpal III.

chestnut: a callosity on the inside of each leg

chin groove: the part of the horse’s head behind the lower lip and chin. (the area that dips down slightly on the lower jaw). Area where the curb chain of certain bits is fastened.

coupling: see “Loin” below.

coronet or coronary band: The ring of soft tissue just above the horny hoof that blends into the skin of the leg.

crest: the upper portion of the neck where the mane grows.

croup: the topline of the horse’s hindquarters, beginning at the hip, extending proximate to the sacral vertebrae and stopping at the dock of the tail (where the coccygeal vertebrae begin). Sometimes called “rump.”

dock: the point where the tail connects to the rear of the horse.

elbow: The joint of the front leg at the point where the belly of the horse meets the leg. Homologous to the elbow in humans.

ergot: a callosity on the back of the fetlock

fetlock: Sometimes called the “ankle” of the horse, though it is not the same skeletal structure as an ankle in humans. Known to anatomists as the metacarpophalangeal (front) or metatarsophalangeal (hind) joint; homologous to the “ball” of the foot or the metacarpophalangeal joints of the fingers in humans.

flank: Where the hind legs and the barrel of the horse meet, specifically the area right behind the rib cage and in front of the stifle joint.

forearm: the area of the front leg between the knee and elbow. Consists of the fused radius and ulna, and all the tissue around these bones. Anatomically the antebrachium.

forelock: the continuation of the mane, which hangs from between the ears down onto the forehead of the horse.

frog: the highly elastic wedge-shaped mass on the underside of the hoof, which normally makes contact with the ground every stride, supports both the locomotion and circulation of the horse.

gaskin: the large muscle on the hind leg, just above the hock, below the stifle. Homologous to the calf of a human.

girth’ or heartgirth: the area right behind the elbow of the horse, where the girth of the saddle would go, this area should be where the barrel is at its greatest diameter in a properly-conditioned horse that is not pregnant or obese.

hindquarters: the large, muscular area of the hind legs, above the stifle and behind the barrel of the horse.

hock: The tarsus of the horse (hindlimb equivalent to the human ankle and heel), the large joint on the hind leg.

hoof: The foot of the horse. The hoof wall is the tough outside covering of the hoof that comes into contact with the ground. The hoof wall is, in many respects, a much larger and stronger version of the human fingernail.

jugular groove: the line of indentation on the lower portion of the neck, can be seen from either side, just above the windpipe. Beneath this area run the jugular vein, the carotid artery and part of the sympathetic trunk.

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knee: the carpus of the horse (equivalent to the human wrist), the large joint in the front legs, above the cannon bone

loin: the area right behind the saddle, going from the last rib of the horse to the croup. Anatomically approximate to the lumbar spine.

mane: long and relatively coarse hair growing from the dorsal ridge of the neck, lying on either the left or right side of the neck).

muzzle: the chin, mouth, and nostrils of the horse’s face.

pastern: The connection between the coronet and the fetlock. Made up of the middle and proximal phalanx.

poll: commonly refers to the poll joint at the beginning of the horse’s neck, immediately behind the ears, a slight depression at the joint where the atlas (C1) meets the occipital crest. Anatomically, the occipital crest itself is the “poll.”

splints: bones found on each of the legs, on either side of the cannon bone (8 total). Partially vestigial, these bones support the corresponding carpal bones in the forelimb, and the corresponding tarsal bones in the hindlimb.[1] Anatomically referred to as Metacarpal/Metatarsal II (on the medial aspect (inside)) and IV (on the lateral aspect (outside)).

shoulder: made up of the scapula and associated muscles. Runs from the withers to the point of shoulder (the joint at the front of the chest, i.e. the glenoid). The angle of the shoulder has a great affect on the horse’s movement and jumping ability, and is an important aspect of equine conformation.

stifle: Corresponds to the knee of a human, consists of the articulation between femur and tibia, as well as the articulation between patella and femur.

tail: consists of both the living part of the tail (which consists of the coccygeal vertebrae, muscules, and ligaments), as well as the long hairs which grow from the living part

throatlatch: The point at which the windpipe meets the head at the underside of the jaw.

withers: the highest point of the thoracic vertebrae, the point just above the tops of the shoulder blades. Seen best with horse standing square and head slightly lowered. The height of the horse is measured at the withers in “hands.”

The first racing event in Malaysia was organized as an amateur event by William Henry Macleod Read, when he established the Singapore Turf Club in 1842. Racing was dominated by ponies brought in to race by foreign traders from countries such as China, but Australia began showing interest in the 1880s, transforming horse racing into a serious sport. Organizers began to set up large race meetings twice a year. The Penang Turf Club was then founded in 1864. As racing grew, the need for a governing body was filled by the founding of the Straits Racing Association in 1896, which would later be renamed, as it is known today, the Malayan Racing Association. In 1921, the inaugural Penang Gold Cup was run, with the first Singapore Gold Cup being held in 1924. Selangor Turf Club, the other large horse racing track, was officially opened in 1896, even though racing had taken place here for a few years prior.

Many countries saw a decline in horse racing during and after World War II, but Malaysia seemed to go virtually untouched by these events, and continued racing as soon as the war had come to an end, expanding on the horse racing industry. Soon weekends were filled with racing, and led to the public being welcomed to these events in 1960. Television and radio also began to promote it to the public. Today, jockeys, trainers and racecourses are well established and there are approximately two thousand horses competing during Malaysia’s racing seasons. Betting is only allowed within the turf parks and breeders have also begun to develop, producing magnificent local competitors. Racing in Malaysia is controlled by the Rules of the Malayan Racing Association, while Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd operates the gambling side of horse racing in Malaysia. Horse racing contributes greatly to the economy of Malaysia and offers a variety of opportunities to work within the industry.

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