The Patron's Bowl was
inaugurated in 1997 in honour of the patrons of the Singapore Turf
The inaugural winner of the
set-weight contest for four-year-olds was the Sungei Besi raider
CASINO KILLER, ridden by K K Loh and trained by Francis Nathan.
Home based trained THE JOLLY
ROGER won the next running and since then, the race has been
confined to Singapore based horses.
brilliant sprinter BOCELLI proved to good for his rivals in
the 2001 running of the race which is the first leg of the Singapore
championship for four-year-olds.
Macau jockey WH Lao was successful in the 2002 running astride the
Charles Leck trained BON AMIE.
In 2006, prizemoney was increased by two-fold to S$500,000 and the race was
elevated to Group 1 status.
Patrons' Bowl was staged over 1600m
for the first time in 2010 and became the second leg of the
Singapore four-year-old challenge.