Singapore - 27/03/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:10.36 Race Time: 400M 0:24.94 600M 0:36.69 800M 0:48.29 1000M 0:58.99
RACE 9 [TF0422]
DESTER SINGAPORE 3YO SPRINT
SPORE-G3 SC (C) 1200M
INFANTRY (D Beasley) was restless in the barrier. Trainer HW Tan was
advised that a warning has been placed on INFANTRY regarding its barrier
manners and to take steps to improve them or action may be taken in future.
LIMS KNIGHT (R Shafiq) jumped awkwardly outwards and bumped MAGNUM
(CW Brown). LIMS KNIGHT then had to be steadied shortly after the start,
when crowded between ASTROJET (K Fujii) and MAGNUM, which was carried
inwards slightly by CONFLIGHT (O Chavez).
MARINE TREASURE (G Boss), which began awkwardly, shifted inwards
shortly after the start and bumped INFANTRY in onto NOVA STRIKE (M
Near the 1000m, when the pace of the race steadied, MARINE TREASURE
shifted outwards off the heels of CONFLIGHT, bumping ASTROJET out onto
MAGNUM. MAGNUM became very unbalanced and shifted outwards, resulting
in GOLDEN SWORD (V Duric) being carried outwards and MORITZ ECLIPSE
(A Da Silva), which was racing to the outside of GOLDEN SWORD, having to
be steadied outwards. In this incident, NOVA STRIKE, which was following
MARINE TREASURE, had to be steadied outwards and bumped LIMS
KNIGHT. OWHAT A FEELING (M Kellady) shifted outwards and away from
LIMS KNIGHT. BANDIDO (E Chaves), which was following, had to be eased
RAFAELLO (B Vorster) raced keenly in the early stages.
Approaching the 800m, NOVA STRIKE, which was proving difficult to settle,
had to be steadied after becoming awkwardly placed on the heels of MARINE
TREASURE. INFANTRY, which was following, was hampered in consequence.
RAFAELLO, MORITZ ECLIPSE, OWHAT A FEELING and PEER GYNT (A Munro)
all raced wide throughout.
Approaching the 300m, INFANTRY steadied when crowded for racing room
between LIMS KNIGHT, which initially shifted inwards and NOVA STRIKE,
which shifted outwards.
RAFAELLO was held up for clear running from the 250m until near the 150m.
Approaching the 100m, NOVA STRIKE checked when racing between MARINE
TREASURE and ASTROJET. An Inquiry into this incident will be held at a date
to be fixed.
The Farrier reported that MORITZ ECLIPSE returned having cast its off-fore
A subsequent veterinary examination was requested on NOVA STRIKE which
revealed no apparent abnormality.