Singapore - 05/02/2016
Trackform Number 
Track: Win Time: 1:23.20 Race Time: 400M 0:24.21 600M 0:35.44 800M 0:47.21 1000M 0:59.30 1200M 1:11.49
RACE 4 [TF0167]
After arriving at the barrier, RED JEWEL (B Vorster) had its saddle
MONTE CARLO (R Woodworth) jumped awkwardly inwards and bumped STAR
CHOICE (M Nunes) in onto NINEPINS (CW Brown).
VOYAGER (App CC Wong), which was marginally slow to begin, had to be
eased shortly after the start off the heels of CELERITAS (K AIsisuhairi),
which shifted outwards.
Shortly after the start, FALKIRK LEAD (M Kellady) and RED JEWEL were both
badly hampered when crowded between EASY DRAGON (KB Soo), which
shifted inwards after beginning awkwardly and MISS STREISAND (E Chaves),
which had been bumped heavily by MAGIC PAINT (App WT Chung) on
Near the 800m, MISS STREISAND steadied when awkwardly placed on the
heels of MAGIC PAINT, which had been carried inwards slightly by EASY
PARKER (App Z Zuriman) and AMISTAD (App R Rueven) both raced wide
Near the 600m, FALKIRK LEAD steadied after improving up onto the heels of
Near the 600m, VOYAGER shifted outwards when improving and in so doing,
carried MONTE CARLO wider on the track.
MAGIC PAINT had some difficulty obtaining clear running from the 400m to
Over the concluding stages, GOLDEN FORTUNE (O Chavez) and CELERITAS
raced tightly and brushed on a number of occasions.
Whilst Stewards were of the opinion that it had not affected the placings,
Jockey Vorster, the rider of RED JEWEL, was reminded of his obligations to
ride his mount out fully to the end of the race.
MONTE CARLO, which raced poorly, will be required to pass a 1000m gallop
trial and veterinary examination prior to being declared to race again.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on VOYAGER which
revealed that the horse exhibited signs of respiratory distress after the race.
VOYAGER will be required to pass a 1000m gallop trial and veterinary
examination prior to being declared to race again.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on NINEPINS which
revealed no apparent abnormality.