Singapore - Woodlands Handicap - 19/08/2012
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:12.39 Race Time: 400M 0:24.81 600M 0:36.33 800M 0:48.22 1000M 0:59.92
RACE 9 [TF1135]
CLASS 4 1200M
Due to a delay resulting from the heavy downpour prior to Race 6, this race
was put back five minutes and rescheduled to start at 1700Hrs.
GOLFER (S Anandan) and HOOPER (I Santana) were both crowded on
jumping between ROYAL STYLE (App JL Li) and SHINING GLORY (S Baster),
both of which shifted ground.
WARRIOR (J Moreira) and QUALITASE (V Sivan) bumped on jumping and
shortly after, DEN (G Cheyne) shifted inwards and bumped WARRIOR.
Shortly after the start, ROYAL STYLE was carried inwards by GOLFER and in
so doing, had to be eased off the heels of TENUPONTEN (I Saifudin). This
resulted in App Li losing his near-side stirrup iron which he regained shortly
HOOPER was difficult to settle in the early stages.
TOUGH RULER (B Vorster) raced wide without cover throughout.
Approaching the 800m, TENUPONTEN, which was racing keenly, had to be
eased when racing tight to the inside of VOLKOV (YF Leong).
Shortly after passing the 800m, DEN had to be steadied outwards after
becoming awkwardly placed on the heels of WARRIOR.
HOOPER had a tendency to lay inwards in the straight
Near the 300m VOLKOV steadied when crowded to the inside of SHINING
GLORY, which laid inwards.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on ROYAL STYLE which
revealed no apparent abnormality.
DEN was impounded for routine veterinary and analytical examination. The
Veterinary Surgeon reported no apparent abnormality.