Singapore - 05/02/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:22.12 Race Time: 400M 0:24.52 600M 0:35.80 800M 0:47.32 1000M 0:58.98 1200M 1:10.38
RACE 3 [TF0166]
CLASS 4 1400M
After arriving at the barrier, SUN EMPIRE (R Woodworth) had its saddle
LUCKY STRATEGY (A Da Silva) was slow to begin.
BANNISTER (App I Amirul) and WEE MONSTER (App MM Firdaus) bumped on
AMAZON GOLD (M Nunes) jumped inwards at the start crowding ZEUS (CW
Brown) onto HORSE WARRIOR (M Rodd), resulting in ZEUS losing ground.
Shortly after the start, HIGH COUNCIL (B Vorster) became unbalanced after
ELISE (I Saifudin) was bumped by RUM N RAISINS (D Beasley), which laid
outwards. This resulted in ELISE being buffeted for a short distance between
HIGH COUNCIL and RUM N RAISINS.
Near the 1000m, AMAZON GOLD checked when racing to the inside of RUM N
RAISINS, HIGH COUNCIL and ZEUS to its inside. An Inquiry into this
incident will be held at a date to be fixed.
Passing the 1000m, AMAZON GOLD was crowded and bumped outwards onto
the heels of RUM N RAISINS when ELISE shifted outwards when racing
Near the 500m, ELISE shifted outwards and brushed AMAZON GOLD,
carrying that gelding wider on the track.
Jockey Vorster, the rider of HIGH COUNCIL, was fined a sum of S$500 under
MRA Rule 152(5)(a) for dropping his whip near the 300m.
For the majority of the homestraight, GET GOING (App CC Wong) laid
inwards, resulting in its rider having to stop riding and straighten the gelding
on a number of occasions.
Subsequent veterinary examinations were requested on both ELISE and
AMAZON GOLD which revealed no apparent abnormality.