Singapore - 28/02/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:10.59 Race Time: 400M 0:24.89 600M 0:36.49 800M 0:47.91 1000M 0:59.08
RACE 10 [TF0298]
CLASS 4 LC (B) 1200M
SAVAGE STORM (O Chavez), BRIEFNESS (A Da Silva) and STAR STRIKE (E
Chaves) were all severely crowded on jumping between ZIPPY GENERAL (K
AIsisuhairi), which jumped awkwardly inwards and ELUSIVE EMPEROR (B
Vorster), which jumped awkwardly outwards.
BRIEFNESS raced keenly in the early stages.
SAVAGE STORM proved difficult to settle approaching the 800m and in so
doing, had to be eased after becoming awkwardly placed on the heels of
Approaching the 800m, DYLAN (App R Rueven) checked when racing
between NORTH ATLANTIC ICE (R Shafiq) on its inside and POWER LIN (App
T See) and ELUSIVE EMPEROR on its outside. An Inquiry into this incident
will be held at a date to be fixed.
ZIPPY GENERAL and OPTIMUS (CW Brown) both raced wide throughout.
POWER LIN was held up for clear running from the 700m until the 250m.
SECRET LIBERTY (App MM Firdaus) was held up for clear running from the
600m until the 450m.
NORTH ATLANTIC ICE was held up for clear running from the 600m until
shortly after passing the 300m.
Near the 500m, SAVAGE STORM checked when racing between ZIPPY
GENERAL and BRIEFNESS. An Inquiry into this incident will be held at a date
to be fixed.
Near the 250m, RED GENERAL (App CC Wong) checked when racing between
SECRET LIBERTY on its inside and ELUSIVE EMPEROR on its outside. An
Inquiry into this incident will be held at a date to be fixed.
After passing the 100m, STAR STRIKE checked when racing between ZIPPY
GENERAL on its outside and DYLAN and POWER LIN to its inside. An Inquiry
into this incident will be held at a date to be fixed.
The Farrier reported that SECRET LIBERTY returned having cast its off-hind
Whilst Stewards were of the opinion that it had not affected the placings, App
MM Firdaus, the rider of SECRET LIBERTY, was reminded of his obligations to
ride his mount out fully to the end of the race.
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on SECRET LIBERTY
which revealed that the horse returned having 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.
App Wong, when questioned regarding the performance of RED GENERAL,
stated that whilst the gelding was able to lead, it was still inclined to race
greenly as it had at its first start. He further added that once under pressure
upon entering the homestraight, RED GENERAL was reluctant to race in
amongst other runners. App Wong also added that the gelding was
tightened near the 250m and after this, did not respond to his riding and in
his opinion, proved disappointing. His explanation was noted. A subsequent
veterinary examination was requested on RED GENERAL which revealed no