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Monday, May 29 2017

The Singapore Turf Club has granted a one-day visiting jockey’s licence to Australian-based jockeys Glyn Schofield and Damian Browne for the Queen Elizabeth II Cup meeting at Kranji this Sunday.

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Sunday, May 28 2017

Tough-as-nails galloper Alibi finally earned a richly-deserved Group success after he took out the $300,000 Group 2 Stewards’ Cup (1400m) on Sunday.

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Sunday, May 28 2017

Connections and punters alike had their hearts in their mouths when odds-on favourite Tannhauser blew the start, but his class luckily still saw him prevail on Sunday.

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Sunday, May 28 2017

Trainer Daniel Meagher was pleased he teamed up with good friend Oscar Chavez for a win via Xiong Fong on Sunday.

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Friday, May 26 2017

Hardy mare Dance In The Wind handed her Japanese trainer Hideyuki Takaoka his 400th winner at Kranji on Friday night.

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Friday, May 26 2017

Trainer David Hill’s home-bred Lady Liberty finally got off the mark at her 21st outing on Friday night.

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Friday, May 26 2017

Useful sprinter Mighty Conqueror never gave his legion of backers any anxious moments in the $60,000 Class 4 Division 1 race over 1200m on Friday night.

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Friday, May 26 2017

Friday’s $60,000 Class 4 Division 2 race saw a nail-biting finish between four horses where the winner to emerge by a nose was Southern Man.

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Wednesday, May 24 2017

Japanese-bred four-year-old Lim’s Samurai could not quite put all his rivals to the sword at his last run on Friday night, but the Laurie Laxon yard was still happy with their Derby contender’s gutsy effort.

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Wednesday, May 24 2017

With all the spotlight on the likes of Debt Collector, Lim’s Cruiser and Infantry, trainer Shane Baertschiger is happy his horse Preditor is likely to slip unnoticed in the $300,000 Group 2 Stewards’ Cup (1400m) on Sunday.

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Wednesday, May 24 2017

After a few chats with the owners, trainer Desmond Koh decided to throw in Oxbow Sun and Battle Of Troy at the deep end in the $300,000 Group 2 Stewards’ Cup (1400m) on Sunday.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

A haul of four winners has in the space of two meetings vaulted Alan Munro to second spot on the Singapore premiership ladder.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

Bold front runner White Hunter is always dangerous when he gets his own way at the head of affairs, and despite his rivals’ attempt to peg him pack, that was the tune that was again played out in the $100,000 Open Benchmark 83 race over 1400m on Friday.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

Newcomer Dinghu Mountain reproduced his smart Sydney form with a slashing debut win at Kranji on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

Odds-on favourite Walking Thunder gave his legion of backers little cause for concern throughout the $60,000 Class 4 Division 2 race over 1200m on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

A rare Brazilian combination of horse-jockey took the honours at Kranji on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 20 2017

A hush swept over Kranji in the opening event, the 35,000 Open Maiden race over 1400m when Stephen Gray’s Irish-bred newcomer Kokoni sprang a $137 upset at his second local start on Friday night.

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Thursday, May 18 2017

“He will be the underdog this time,” said trainer Cliff Brown matter-of-factly.

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Thursday, May 18 2017

Lim’s Cruiser enjoyed a “cruisy” barrier trial at Kranji on Thursday morning with trainer Stephen Gray happy to just keep his new stable star ticking over.

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Thursday, May 18 2017

Boom three-year-old Tannhauser was one of the many stars at the barrier trials on Thursday morning, and he certainly did not disappoint

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Wednesday, May 17 2017

Trainer Leticia Dragon could not be happier with the way Whistling Win has come along since his winning debut in the second Leg of the Singapore Golden Horseshoe series three weeks ago.

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Wednesday, May 17 2017

Disappointment was visible in the Michael Clements yard shortly after Countofmontecristo failed at the last hurdle of his bold bid to make a clean sweep of the Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge on Sunday.

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Sunday, May 14 2017

Second-year trainer Alvin Kuah Cheng Tee captured his first Group 1 win after Forever Young made all the running in the $500,000 Singapore Guineas (1600m) on Sunday.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

A wobbly-legged Ground Control was not quite living up to his name in the concluding stages of the $35,000 Stepitup 2013 Stakes, a Maiden race over 1600m

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Saturday, May 13 2017

With its bumper field of 15 runners, Sunday’s Saas Fee Stakes was billed as a nice prelude to the Singapore Guineas, but what a thriller it turned out to be with champion War Affair sharing the spoils with Storm Troops in a pulsating three-way go.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

Leading trainer Mark Walker saddled his 400th winner with Awatere in the opening event to the Singapore Guineas day on Sunday.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

The Group 1 Singapore Guineas day looks an absolute beauty and while the $500,000 feature is the obvious highlight, the good racing starts early and doesn’t stop until the lucky last.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

Trainer Laurie Laxon named Mr Scorsese as his Singapore Derby runner after the grey made light work of his Class 3 rivals on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

Trainer Daniel Meagher could not have dreamt of a better outcome to the $65,000 Initiation race over 1000m on Polytrack after his two newcomers Soonbaby and Silver Sky hogged the first two spots in that order on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

The Leslie Khoo-Elite Performance Stable partnership is starting to gather momentum after they brought up a second winner in Elite General on Friday night.

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Saturday, May 13 2017

It may have been only a modest Class 5 event, but emotions ran high at the winner’s circle after Swinglowsweetjacky notched his second career-win in Race 6 on Friday night.

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Friday, May 12 2017

The Shane Baertschiger yard saddles two three-year-old's who will probably start at odds as long as their trainer’s legs in the $500,000 Group 1 Singapore Guineas (1600m) on Sunday, but the team saw no reason why they should not give them a run.

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Thursday, May 11 2017

Alan Munro is not one to talk up his rides, but a sense of quiet optimism was palpable in the talented English jockey ahead of Jupiter Gold’s grand final this Sunday, the $500,000 Singapore Guineas (1600m).

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Thursday, May 11 2017

The Saas Fee Stakes has to trainer Ricardo Le Grange come up as the ideal race, both timewise and conditions-wise, for his duo of Storm Troops and Mr Fantastic this Sunday.

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Wednesday, May 10 2017

Moon Se Young is finally in town. Before you think the latest K-Pop sensation is here to spark another mass hysteria among the ladies at Kallang, this one has pitched in at Kranji.

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Wednesday, May 10 2017

Trainer Cliff Brown is confident Could Be Pearls can run up to his best ability in the Singapore Guineas (1600m) on Sunday, but thinks he still faces a stiff task against the two big guns, Countofmontecristo and Jupiter Gold.

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Friday, May 05 2017

Owner-trainer Shane Baertschiger’s unwavering faith in Caorunn even after his local runs could not quite live up to the big two-year-old wraps he came with from New Zealand, was finally vindicated by a rousing victory at Kranji on Friday night.

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Friday, May 05 2017

Trainer Stephen Gray is predicting a bright future for Darc Bounty following his third win at Kranji on Friday night, probably his most impressive so far.

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Thursday, May 04 2017

Last year’s champion four-year-old Well Done will be reunited with his Emirates Singapore Derby-winning partner Michael Rodd at his comeback race in the Group 3 Saas Fee Stakes (1400m) next Sunday week.

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Thursday, May 04 2017

Trainer Bruce Marsh had a change of heart about not giving War Affair another barrier trial one week before his much-anticipated comeback in the Group 3 Saas Fee Stakes (1400m) on May 14.

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Tuesday, May 02 2017

Glen Boss has hailed Countofmontecristo as the only horse he got excited over in the one year he has been riding in Singapore.

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Monday, May 01 2017

Trainer Mok Zhan Lun wrapped up a good Labour Day weekend with a haul of two winners from a small team of only six runners.

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Monday, May 01 2017

Trainer Shane Baertschiger called Lincoln Road's return to winning ways on Monday as his "best win" by far.

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