Singapore - 13/07/2014
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 2:02.40 Race Time: 400M 0:26.25 800M 0:50.83 1200M 1:15.78 1400M 1:28.13 1600M 1:39.80 1800M 1:51.03
RACE 11 [TF953]
EMIRATES SINGAPORE DERBY 2000M
EMPRESS WU (I Santana) was fractious in the barrier.
Shortly after, EMPERORS BANQUET (N Juglall) also became fractious, reared
and became cast. It was subsequently examined by the Veterinary Surgeon.
Acting on veterinary advice, the Panel of Stewards ordered its withdrawal at
1759Hrs. EMPERORS BANQUET will be required to pass one starting stall
test and a veterinary examination prior to being declared to race again in
terms of MRA Rule 78(2).
PANAMA CITY (App K AIsisuhairi) and IZNATE (D Beasley) bumped on
Shortly after the start, WALL STREET BOY (J Powell) was crowded between
BENDICION (A Munro), which rolled outwards and MAGICAL TALENT (App R
Rueven), which shifted inwards.
CORDOBA (I Saifudin) was difficult to settle in the early stages and shifted
outwards near the 1800m, carrying ALFONSO (CW Brown) out slightly.
SPALATO (M Nunes) raced keenly in the early stages.
EMPRESS WU raced wide in the early and middle stages.
STEPITUP (D Flores) raced wide throughout.
Passing the 1200m, JOHNNY GUITAR (B Vorster) raced tight between
BENDICION and EMPRESS WU, which rolled inwards.
The saddle on CORDOBA shifted forward in the backstraight placing its rider
at a disadvantage thereafter.
VERGLATICA (I Azhar) raced wide from the 800m.
Approaching the turn into the straight, JOHNNY GUITAR had to be steadied
outwards after racing up onto the heels of EMPRESS WU, thereby carrying
STEPITUP wider on the track.
Over the concluding stages, WALL STREET BOY and PANAMA CITY bumped
for a short distance.
EMPRESS WU, which raced poorly, will be required to pass a 1000m gallop
trial from the barrier and a veterinary examination prior to being declared to
The Farrier reported that CORDOBA returned having cast its off -fore plate.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on WALL STREET BOY
which revealed that the horse returned not striding out freely.