About Us

Racing under the Raffles Racing banner in the distinctive Gold, Raffles Logo, Royal Purple and White Checked colours, it’s easy to spot a Raffles horse on the track whether it’s racing in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Japan or the U.K.

 

Established in 2010, Raffles’ racing arm has achieved impressive success in a relatively short time, whether it’s with solely owned, partnered and syndicated horses. In the first season of racing (2009-10), Raffles Racing was already graced with winners in Listed and Group 2 races. The Group 2 winner, SHAMROCKER, then progressed the next season (2010-11) to win not one but two Group 1s to become the first filly to complete a Australian Guineas and Derby double and was subsequently crowned Australian Champion 3yo Filly of The Year. Raffles Racing’s success at the Group 1 level continues in the third season (2011-12) with a Sprint Trophy and another Derby win. This success was escalated to three Group 1 wins in the fourth season (2012-13) with a Guineas, an Oaks and a Doncaster Mile. In the fifth season (2013-14), Raffles Racing was back in the spotlight when the O’Reilly entire SACRED FALLS achieved the rare feat of winning a back to back Doncaster Mile felicitously just as it became Australia’s richest mile race in the inaugural The Championship.

So far in the current season (2014-15), Raffles has already been back in the Group 1 winning circle twice in Australia with SACRED FALLS fourth Group 1 win in the George Main Stakes and FIRST SEAL Flight Stakes win. Both horses are now being prep to tackle more Group 1 races in Autumn with strong chance that SACRED FALLS will have his third tilt at the Doncaster Mile. In New Zealand, Raffles colours was seen in the Group 1 winning circle 3 times with SACRED STAR winning back to back Group 1s in the Telegraph Handicap and NRM Waikato Sprint, and ROCK DIVA taking the AUCKLAND CUP in style.

Team Member

DATO YAP

DATO YAP

Owner

KYAN YAP

KYAN YAP

Racing Manager

Bruce Sherwin

Bruce Sherwin

Raffles Team