Singapore - 14/08/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:12.56 Race Time: 400M 0:25.12 600M 0:36.86 800M 0:48.92 1000M 1:00.49
RACE 4 [TF1033]
CLASS 4 POLYTRACK 1200M
RUM N RAISINS (O Chavez) was late to the Pre-Race Holding Area resulting
in its Pre-Race Sample not being able to be analysed within the prescribed
time. As such, RUM N RAISINS was withdrawn by order of the Panel of
Stewards at 1324Hrs. An Inquiry into this matter will be held at a date to be
Acting on veterinary advice that LETS TALK NOW (D David) was found to be
lame near-fore, the Panel of Stewards ordered its withdrawal at 1417Hrs. In
terms of MRA Regulation 24.2, it must be presented to an Official Veterinary
Surgeon prior to being declared to race again.
Permission was granted for Jockey A Munro to ride REAL HERO 1½kg
overweight. Jockey Munro was subsequently fined a sum of S$200 for
negligence in terms of MRA Rule 152(5)(a) .
RUSTY BROWN (M Nunes), which was restless in the barrier, jumped away
extremely awkwardly, resulting in it being slow to begin.
VERTICAL START (B Voster) and NOVA LEGEND (N Juglall) bumped on
HERACLES (CW Brown) jumped away awkwardly.
Shortly after passing the 800m, HERACLES momentarily steadied to the
inside of NOVA LEGEND. Shortly after, VERTICAL START, which was racing
keenly, had to be eased after racing up onto the heels of NOVA LEGEND.
RUSTY BROWN, which was following, also had to be restrained in
SOLITAIRE (V Duric) was held up and unable to improve between the 600m
and the 400m.
Making the turn into the straight, REAL HERO was held up when awkwardly
placed on the heels of HERACLES.
NOVA LEGEND laid outwards under pressure over the final 100m.
EURO ZONE (G Boss) was impounded for routine veterinary and analytical
examination. The Veterinary Surgeon reported no apparent abnormality.