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Saturday, March 31 2018

Be Bee handed trainer Shane Baertschiger his first accolade in the Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge following his storming win in the first Leg, the $250,000 Group 3 Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m) on Friday.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Trainer Lee Freedman wasn’t sure whether Curvature would handle the rain-affected track on Friday, but those concerns proved to be unfounded following a convincing victory in the $80,000 Better Than Ever 2010 Stakes, a Class 3 Division 1 race over 1200m.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Lim’s Regard will be aimed towards the Group 1 Emirates Singapore Derby after his catch-me-if-you-can winning tactics paid handsome dividends on Friday.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Leading Melbourne jockey Ben Melham and Cerdan combined on Good Friday to share the same milestone of scoring their first win at Kranji, but that is where the similarities end.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

After knocking on the door for a while, Preferred finally opened his account for his new handler David Hill on Friday.

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Friday, March 30 2018

Only Mr Hanks will be worse off than trainer Cliff Brown’s duo of Mister Yeoh and Filibuster when they are loaded up in the capacity 16-horse field of the $250,000 Group 3 Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m) on Friday.

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Friday, March 30 2018

After honing his craft in New Zealand in the last two years, apprentice jockey Ruzaili Yatim will be seen donning his racing breeches back at Kranji on Friday.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Jockey A’Isisuhairi Kasim’s hand went bolt upright when he was approached to ride Yabadabadoo in Friday’s $250,000 Group 3 Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m).

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Impressive first-up winner Lord Of Cloud will be trainer Young Keah Yong’s first Group runner this Friday.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Be Bee won’t be the only reason why trainer Shane Baertschiger will be a busy bee this weekend.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Jockey Craig Grylls has been granted permission to ride the Lee Freedman-trained Lim’s Samurai two kilos over his handicapped weight of 50kgs in the Group 3 JBBA Rocket Man Sprint (1200m) on Sunday.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

Augustano might be the highest-rated runner on 77 points in the $250,000 Group 3 Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint (1200m) on Friday, but trainer Lee Freedman is aware the first Leg of the Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge may be as far as he will go.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

A fleeting leader twice already this year alone, trainer Michael Clements sprang back to the top of the heap courtesy of a training double on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

The benefit of one previous ride went a long way in helping Benny Woodworth steer Nova Missile to a smashing all-the-way win in the highlight of Friday night’s eight-race programme.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

Trainer Lee Freedman is setting Mr Dujardin for the Group 1 Singapore Guineas (1600m) on May 26 shortly after his sterling win over 2000m on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

Lord O’Reilly has emerged as a frontrunner to the upcoming Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge following his pulsating win in the $85,000 Novice race over 1200m on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

French jockey Olivier Placais was full of praise for trainer Leslie Khoo after he finally steered Basilisk to his maiden win in Singapore on Friday night.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Fresh from his holidays at the Cheltenham Festival in his native England, trainer James Peters is back in full work mode at Kranji and keen to get that stalled winning counter back on the march.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Promising apprentice jockey Simon Kok Wei Hoong has done well to shake off the “one-dimensional front-running jockey tag” that could have stuck with him sooner rather than later following his last come-from-behind win aboard Autumn Rush.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Trainer Ricardo Le Grange’s Singapore Three-Year-Old Sprint trio of Nowyousee, Captain Jamie and Mokastar came firing on all cylinders to finish in that order at the barrier trials on Thursday morning.

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Wednesday, March 21 2018

Back-from-injury rider Darren Danis made his return to the winner’s circle aboard outsider Sokitome in a Maiden race (1400m) at Te Teko in New Zealand on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, March 21 2018

Trainer Stephen Gray wants more of such “hot races” like this Friday’s $85,000 Novice race over 1200m at Kranji.

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Tuesday, March 20 2018

New Kranji trainer Donna Logan’s budding yard is set to grow further when the horse heralded as the one to spearhead her team, multiple-Group 1 winner Volkstok’n’barrell, lands in Singapore on Thursday.

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Monday, March 19 2018

An epic battle between the two “Elite” horses in Sunday’s $200,000 Group 3 Committee’s Prize (1600m) saw Elite Excalibur come up trumps for a well-deserved first feature win feather to his cap.

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Sunday, March 18 2018

English-bred gelding Silver Win Fortune showed the benefit of a drop in easier class to get off the mark at his sixth start on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 18 2018

Trainer Cliff Brown may well have a third Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge candidate waiting in the wings after former Victorian Mister Yeoh ran his rivals ragged on debut on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 18 2018

A change of gear proved to be a masterstroke for Lim’s Regard in the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 1600m on Sunday.

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Saturday, March 17 2018

The Clarton Super team of trainer Tan Kah Soon and jockey Azhar Ismail recombined for another win on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 17 2018

Eastiger made full use of his abundance of speed as well as barrier one to post his maiden win at his sixth start on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 17 2018

Trainer Leticia Dragon predicted a better future over more ground for former Perth galloper Melting Point following his maiden Kranji win over seven furlongs on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 17 2018

Hoof niggles are clearly behind Special King after the talented colt scored a brilliant first-up win on Friday.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

Just when the momentum seemed to be swinging the other way, a timely double from Autumn Rush and Chalaza has propelled trainer Steven Burridge to his 700th Kranji win - and back to the top of the log on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

Trainer Stephen Gray was delighted Hyde Park has not taken long to set the record straight even if the second-up win on Sunday was not an exactly remunerative outing.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

Punters were blown out of the water when Colchester defied his mammoth odds of $372 to take out the penultimate event, the $80,000 Class 3 race over 1400m on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

The kudos continue to pour in for young apprentice jockey Simon Kok Wei Hoong after he booted home his first riding double on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

Exciting prospect Zac Kasa lived up to his prohibitive odds to make all in the $85,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1200m on Sunday.

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Saturday, March 03 2018

The wonderfully-named Yabadabadoo returned to winning ways by making every post a winning one even if his many backers were not unhappy to see the one that mattered the most arrive soon enough in the $80,000 Class 3 race over 1200m on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 03 2018

The plug on Lord O’Reilly proved to be right on the money in the $85,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1400m on Friday night.

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Saturday, March 03 2018

Trainer Michael Clements is going to have an embarrassment of riches when the Singapore Four-Year-Old Challenge rolls around in June now that he can throw in impressive Friday winner Only Win in the mix.

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Saturday, March 03 2018

Even jockey John Powell was on the point of conceding defeat when he caught a peek of favourite Mr Dujardin’s shadow ominously looming up at the top of the straight.

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Friday, March 02 2018

Singapore champion jockey Vlad Duric will ride Well Done in the $200,000 Group 3 Committee’s Prize (1600m) on March 18.

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Friday, March 02 2018

Halfway up the straight, top-draw sprinter Super Fortune looked home and hosed in his barrier trial on Thursday morning, but in a slightly surprising move, jockey Olivier Placais was seen getting busy with the whip inside the last 100m.

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Friday, March 02 2018

Useful stayer Arhat is back racing with assistant-trainer Michael White not expecting a win first-up but neither would he be surprised if he makes his presence felt.

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Thursday, March 01 2018

Winning debutant Yulong Xiong Hu faces a more difficult task second-up this Friday but trainer Leslie Khoo hopes that the longer distance will put the China-owned galloper in good stead for another dose.

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