Royal Turf Club Inaugural Premier Cup
The Royal Turf Club held it's inaugural Premier Cup on the 20th of March 2016 at the Nuwara Eliya Racecourse. With much effort and planning put in to the event, the RTC committee and organizing team were able to pull off an event that was highly celebrated amongst the Horse Racing community in Sri Lanka.
The Royal Turf Club aims to bring Horse racing back to it's prestigious position it once held here in Sri Lanka, enforcing all international standards and rules which all participants are required to adhere to.
Among the distinguished viewers were the Hon. Minister Naveen Disanayake, Lord Mayor of Nuwara Eliya Mr. Mahinda Dodampegamage, Mr. Channa Wickremesinghe, the British High Commissioner Mrs. Laura Davis, the High Commissioner for India Mr. Sinha, Chairman Sugathadasa National Sport Complex Brigadier J. M. S. S. Jayasundara, present President Sri Lanka Turf Club Mr. Ajantha De Soysa, Past President Sri Lanka Turf Club Mr. Isira Dasanayake and Sri Lanka Turf Club committee members Mr. Anura Delgoda, Mr. Irugalbandara and Ms. Samadhi Fernando.