Emirates is the world’s fastest growing international airline with one of the youngest fleets in the sky, flying to over 150 destinations in more than 80 countries across the globe. Emirates also connects people through the world of sports. For over two decades, Emirates has been a partner to many of the world’s major sporting events, bringing people together to enjoy a shared passion. Its portfolio of sponsorships spans a range of sports.
The Emirates Singapore Derby is a time-honoured classic run on the local racing calendar each year where top racing action and glamour come together. The first Singapore Derby was run in 1880 with a top prize of S$150.
This year, Emirates marks a milestone as it celebrates the 22nd anniversary of the Emirates Singapore Derby. The partnership with the Singapore Turf Club is the airline’s longest-standing in its history of sports sponsorships, alongside that of Collingwood FC.
The Emirates Singapore Derby has grown in stature and reputation over the years. The stakes have increased to S$1.15million, making this one of the richest races in Singapore’s racing calendar. It has also become one of the most sought after social and fashion-forward events of the year, graced by industry, business and community leaders.
As a passionate enthusiast of the Sport of Kings, Emirates is involved in some of the biggest carnivals and races around the world including the Emirates Melbourne Cup, the Dubai World Cup and the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Emirates is a proud parent of the internationally renowned Godolphin Stable – the Maktoum family’s private horse racing stable, which has produced some of the world’s highest horses and jockeys.
For more information, visit http://www.emirates.com/sg