Singapore - 14/03/2014
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:12.89 Race Time: 400M 0:24.96 600M 0:36.76 800M 0:48.77 1000M 1:00.77
RACE 4 [TF367]
MEXICAN ROSE 2010 STAKES
ABOVE REACH (App T Rehaizat), which began awkwardly, was
inconvenienced shortly after by FOLLOW THE KING (A Munro), which jumped
XIAO LONG (App TH Koh) lost ground after beginning awkwardly.
Shortly after the start, INVICTUS (App K AIsisuhairi) was taken inwards by
OCEAN STORY (V Leal) and as a result, had to be steadied off the heels of
STORMY ALONG (D Flores).
INVICTUS raced keenly in the early stages.
MORRIS (N Berry) laid inwards from the 400m obliging its rider to stop riding
and straighten his mount on a number of occasions.
An Objection was lodged by Jockey Flores, the rider of fourth placegetter,
STORMY ALONG, against AMAZEALOT (I Santana), being the third
placegetter, on the grounds of interference over the final 200m. After
considering all of the evidence and after deliberation, the Race Meeting
Stewards were of the opinion that the alleged interference had not affected
the result of the race and the Objection was overruled. The result stood and
Jockey Flores deposit was refunded.
Passing the 200m, AMAZEALOT commenced to shift outwards under pressure
and in doing so, took STORMY ALONG wider on the track, resulting in
STORMY ALONG making contact with MONEY KING (CW Brown). This
resulted in MONEY KING being turned inwards after passing the 50m and
crowding STORMY ALONG, which had to be steadied. Jockey Santana was
subsequently shown the film of the incident and warned to exercise greater
care when shifting ground in future.
The Farrier reported that XIAO LONG returned having cast its near-hind