Singapore - 24/07/2015
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:12.12 Race Time: 400M 0:24.54 600M 0:36.17 800M 0:48.00 1000M 0:59.92
RACE 2 [TF0909]
THE SERVCORP SINGAPORE CUP
RESTRICTED MAIDEN POLYTRACK 1200M
WEIGHT FOR AGE
(2 & 3 YEARS OLD)
As there was no suitable rider available, the Stewards gave permission for
claiming App K AIsisuhairi to replace Jockey CW Brown on GROENEWEGEN
when the latter was unable to make the weight. Jockey Brown was
subsequently fined a sum of S$200 in terms of MRA Rule 107(9).
PREFERRED (B Vorster) was restless in the barrier. Trainer T Kieser was
advised that a warning has been placed on PREFERRED regarding its barrier
manners and to take steps to improve them or action may be taken in future.
JELLY BEAN (App H Syafiq) was restless in the barrier. Trainer S
Baertschiger was advised that a warning has been placed on JELLY BEAN
regarding its barrier manners and to take steps to improve them or action
may be taken in future.
JET STRIKER (App MM Firdaus) was restless in the barrier. Trainer L Khoo
was advised that a warning has been placed on JET STRIKER regarding its
barrier manners and to take steps to improve them or action may be taken in
KIRKUS (App CC Wong) jumped away awkwardly.
SPECIAL FORCE (App J See) was crowded on jumping between SCENE OF
THE CRIME (M Nunes), which jumped inwards and PARTIE ARTIE (E Aslam),
which jumped outwards.
Passing the 1000m, SPECIAL FORCE, which was racing keenly, shifted
outwards and bumped PREFERRED.
Shortly after, GROENEWEGEN momentarily steadied off the heels of SCENE
OF THE CRIME, which rolled inwards.
PREFERRED and PARTIE ARTIE both raced wide throughout.
TENMA (App T See) was held up and unable to improve approaching the
500m and shortly after, had to be taken inwards across the heels of JET
STRIKER when attempting to obtain clear running.
PASSING the 300m, SCENE OF THE CRIME was momentarily crowded
between PREFERRED and MR BLOSSOM, which rolled outwards.
KIRKUS laid outwards over the final 100m.
SPECIAL FORCE hung inwards over the concluding stages.
GROENEWEGEN laid outwards over the concluding stages.
The Veterinary Surgeon reported that RAJA RANI (App R Shafiq) bled. In
terms of MRA Rule 92(3), it will not be permitted to canter or gallop on the
main training tracks of any racecourse for a period of two months, and may
not start in any race for a period of three months, and then only after having
satisfactorily passed a bleeders test.
Jockey Nunes, when questioned regarding the run of SCENE OF THE CRIME,
stated that the gelding travelled well in the early stages and he was able to
obtain a position just behind the leaders. However, SCENE OF THE CRIME
had disappointed after failing to respond when placed under pressure from
the 600m and ran on only fairly. His explanation was noted. A subsequent
veterinary examination was requested on SCENE OF THE CRIME which
revealed that the horse returned not striding out freely.