Types of Tracks
Tracks at the racecourse are used for racing and training purposes.
Kranji is turfed with Zoysia japonica var El-Toro, a grass patented by the University of California and is reinforced with netlon mesh elements. Extensive tests and trials have shown that Zoysia japonica var El-Toro gives an excellent cushion and is ideal for galloping.
|Track 1||Course Width (metres)||Length of Course (metres)|
|Turf Track (Course A)||31m||1800m (Short Course)
2000m (Long Course)
|Turf Track (Course B)||27m|
|Turf Track (Course C)||23m|
|Turf Track (Course D)||19m|
|Turf Track (Course E)||17m|
Surveys from other racecourses using Polytrack show that the surface will reduce injuries to horses especially catastrophic injuries. However, the surface will not eliminate injuries.
|Track 2-7||Course Width (metres)||Length of Course (metres)|
|Track No 2 (Polytrack)||25||1500|
|Track No 3 (Sand track)||20||1300|
|Track No 4 (Polytrack)||10||1000|
|Track No 5 (Sand track)||8||500|
|Track No 6 (Polytrack)||6||1600|
|Track No 7 (Uphill, Polytrack)||11||1000|