Singapore - 16/12/2011
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:05.96 Race Time: 300M 0:19.58 500M 0:30.54 700M 0:41.56 900M 0:53.40
RACE 3 [TF1676]
CLASS 4 1100M
Acting on veterinary advice that TENUPONTEN (KT Cheng) was found to be
lame off-fore, the Race Meeting Stewards ordered its withdrawal at 1245Hrs.
In terms of MRA Regulation 24.2, it must be presented to an Official
Veterinary Surgeon prior to being declared to race again.
Acting on a report from the Singapore Turf Club Laboratory that the Post
Race Urine Sample Coded No. 0038537 revealed the presence of
Scopolamine and which was reported to have been taken from the horse,
STEVEN, trained by Trainer L Laxon, which ran third in Race 9 at the
Singapore Turf Club Meeting on Friday, 02 December 2011. In terms of the
Rules 134(12), STEVEN was withdrawn by order of the Race Meeting
Stewards and cannot race again until cleared by the Stewards.
Due to transport difficulties, Jockey HK Cheng, the rider of LUCKY WISH,
failed to arrive on course by the prescribed time. As such, permission was
given for Jockey M Zaki to replace Jockey Cheng on LUCKY WISH.
ZAC WARRIOR (O Placais) was slow to begin after jumping away awkwardly.
Near the 1000m, FOUDRE (O Chavez) was buffeted for some distance when
SO PERFECT (App R Zawari) laid inwards. Thereafter, SO PERFECT continued
to lay inwards until passing the 800m.
LUCKY WISH and DONTCALLME UNCLE (YF Leong) both raced wide
LUCKY WISH hung outwards making the turn into the straight.
Over the concluding stages, IRISH LIGHTNING (B Vorster) shifted outwards
under pressure, thereby carrying SO PERFECT outwards, which in turn
tightened SANTA ANITA (App P Dellorto) and BABA GIFT (D Beasley), which
bumped for a short distance when racing tight to the inside of DONTCALLME