Singapore - 17/01/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:23.52 Race Time: 400M 0:24.85 600M 0:36.13 800M 0:48.11 1000M 0:59.63 1200M 1:11.26
RACE 8 [TF0095]
MAIDEN LC (D) 1400M
As there was no suitable non-claiming rider available, the Stewards gave
permission for claiming Jockey M Zaki to replace Jockey N Juglall on CAPTAIN
Due to a delay in the start time of Race 7, this race was put back thirty-five
minutes and rescheduled to start at 1725Hrs.
Prior to the running of Race 8, the going was upgraded to good.
MINGS BOY (App Z Zuriman) was crowded on jumping between NATURAL
WATER (App Y Salim) and MATOAKA (A Munro), which jumped awkwardly
outwards. MATOAKA continued to shift outwards bumping NATURAL WATER.
SWAN SONG (M Nunes) and CHIPS (A Da Silva) were both slow to begin.
Near the 1200m, SPACE ODDITY (E Chaves) shifted inwards and bumped
MATOAKA. SPACE ODDITY was again bumped near the 1000m.
Leaving the 1000m, MINGS BOY became unbalanced and shifted inwards
after being bumped by SWAN SONG. This resulted in GOLD RESERVE (K
Fujii) being carried inwards after being bumped by MINGS BOY. SING
ENERGY (App MM Firdaus), which was following, had to be checked in
SWAN SONG, SING ENERGY and CHIPS all raced wide throughout.
Near the 450m, KIRKS RYKER (B Vorster) shifted outwards abruptly from
behind the heels of PIONEER LIU (App CC Wong) to obtain clear running.
The Farrier reported that PIONEER LIU returned having cast its off-hind
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on CAPTAIN CLASSIQUE
which revealed no apparent abnormality.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on MATAOKA which
revealed no apparent abnormality. MATAOKA, which raced poorly, will be
required to pass a 1000m gallop trial and veterinary examination prior to
being declared to race again.