Singapore - 09/02/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:10.87 Race Time: 400M 0:24.36 600M 0:35.56 800M 0:47.42 1000M 0:59.22
RACE 10 [TF0198]
YEAR OF SUCCESS STAKES
KRANJI STAKES D 1200M
Trainer S Gray, when questioned regarding the significant increase in the
body weight of PUZZLE (App R Azhar), stated that the gelding had returned
from a lengthy spell and had built up significantly during this time. He added
that PUZZLE was, in his opinion, fit to start. A Pre-Race veterinary
examination passed PUZZLE fit to race.
BRANKSOME (App WT Chung) jumped away awkwardly.
KATAGAS (M Rodd) and PODE OURO (App R Rueven) bumped on jumping.
Shortly after, KATAGAS eased when crowded between PODE OURO and
DYNASTY KNIGHT (R Woodworth), which shifted outwards.
Shortly after the start, GOLD STOCK (TH Koh) and BRANKSOME became
unbalanced after making contact.
LEADERSHIP (A Da Silva) and PUZZLE both raced wide throughout.
MASTER BANGER (K Fujii) and SCIENCE FICTION (M Nunes) were carried
wider on the track making the turn into the straight, when PUZZLE laid
Near the 350m, GOLD STOCK dipped after laying inwards slightly and
becoming awkwardly placed on the heels of PODE OURO, which was carried
out slightly by KATAGAS, which rolled outwards when held up for clear
Near the 100m, DDON (I Saifudin) momentarily steadied off the heels of
DOUBLE CASH (App M Khalid), which rolled inwards.
Jockey Nunes reported that SCIENCE FICTION was making respiratory
noises. A subsequent veterinary examination revealed that the horse
returned as a roarer. The Veterinary Surgeon also advised that SCIENCE
FICTION had previously undergone corrective surgery for this condition.