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Race 1

Larry says, "Some dead-set battlers head to the start of this Class 5 Poly mile and with one eye on the jockeys championship, it is Michael Rodd and Vlad Duric who get the attention. Rodd stays on SONORAN who had no luck last start when held up for the entire straight. The maiden did place at his previous start (with Rodd) and this race looks suitable to knock in a win. But while Rodd retains his ride, Duric replacing an apprentice in Amirul on YULONG HOLY FLYING is a significant jockey change. True, Amirul is no slouch and is in HK with Lim's Cruiser, but Duric can lift these battling horses and given what YULONG HOLY FLYING showed late last start, he will be given every chance to win this. Of the rest, AVENGERS HERO also ran on super late to place at his last start and we can expect much the same while most others have a say in exotics on best form. Betting Strategy - YULONG HOLY FLYING and SONORAN forecast."

RACE 1: CLASS 5 - 1600M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 18:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 (5)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 2, 4, 5
1 19202 DOMINY BP, TT APP T SEE-1 (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 11 43 57.0 * Has speed to burn but mile will test.
2 94473 YULONG HOLY FLYING V DURIC (N/A) S GRAY (N/A) 10 43 57.0 *** Ran on well late to place over 1400m last start and expect much the same over the Poly mile.
3 75*03 DREAM BIG B APP S SHAFRIZAL-2 (N/A) M CLEMENTS (N/A) 4 42 56.5 ** Could only manage a place with heavy support in a weak field last start and exotics look best again.
4 50020 SONORAN M RODD (N/A) S BURRIDGE (N/A) 6 42 56.5 *** Never saw daylight last start so forget and take on previous good run with Rodd.
5 02893 AVENGERS HERO B M EWE-1 (N/A) HW TAN (N/A) 7 40 55.5 *** Ran on super late to just miss last start and have to respect on that effort.
6 50330 MILITARY ALLIANCE B TH KOH-1 (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 2 38 54.5 ** Coming off a shocker but two placings similar affair prior has him under notice.
7 *0*0* PERFECT GIRL BP, TT I AZHAR (N/A) S BURRIDGE (N/A) 5 38 54.5 * Maiden whose best result was in a similar race to this but easier to ignore on recent form.
8 70804 SCORPION KING APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 3 38 54.5 ** Not a mile away in a weak one last start and can include in exotics.
9 56*84 GINGERMAN PP
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P
C GRYLLS (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 13 37 54.0 ** Gate a concern but can go forward and figure in the exotic mix.
10 200*0 GOOD WARRIOR WK B VORSTER (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 14 36 53.5 * Nuisance value only.
11 99808 SUN EMPIRE SR APP WH KOK-3 (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 1 36 53.5 ** Better suited on turf over 1400m but could run a cheeky race from gate 1.
12 10*96 BERLINETTA TT N JUGLALL (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 12 34 52.5 ** Battled away without being a threat last start but another that can be included in exotics.
13 00376 FIFTH COMMAND FLAG E1 B, EM UNFIXED (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 8 32 51.5 * Placed three starts back but easier to ignore.
14 50662 CROWN DELIGHT E2 BP1
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BP
UNFIXED (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 9 30 50.5 *** Almost pinched a similar affair last start and pay to keep very safe if he gets a start.

Race 2

Larry says, "While we may have a longer look at a couple of improvers at value on the day, as it stands GRATUS looks ready to win and gets his chance after drawing the ace. The 4YO ran into a smart one in JOMO on debut and while well beaten again when placing at his next start, he looks better than most of these and should figure prominently throughout. STARDICE with Vlad Duric up should also get plenty of attention. The O'Reilly 4YO had excuses (roarer) when supported in Kranji Stakes D Company last start and is certainly worth thought with blinkers removed against other maidens. The couple that could be worth a look at value are WHAKAARIA MAI who resumes after a bad run of form but has trialled well recently (and the stable is flying), while GALWAY GIRL showed more than enough late last start to follow with gate 3 a factor. Include 3, 7, 9, 13 and 14 in exotics. Betting Strategy - WHAKAARIA MAI each-way."

RACE 2: OPEN MAIDEN (2) (WEIGHT FOR AGE) - 1200M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 18:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 (5.5)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 6, 1, 4
1 43748 STARDICE B, TT
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TT
V DURIC (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 9 50 57.5 *** Excuses last start (roarer) and will enjoy being back in maiden company so can win with blinkers off.
2 0*038 KING COBRA B, TT APP N ZYRUL-3 (N/A) RB MARSH (N/A) 5 48 57.5 * Has plenty of speed but also had issues last start (roarer) and have to take on trust.
3 087*5 PENNSYLVANIA
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B
G BOSS (N/A) C BROWN (N/A) 13 46 57.5 ** Drawn wide and just battled over the mile last start but gets blinkers and could run a cheeky race.
4 7*0*9 WHAKAARIA MAI TT E ASLAM-1 (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 4 46 57.5 *** Resuming after poor first campaign but has trialled well since and stable is on fire so keep safe.
5 00067 QINGDAO B, TT APP A SYAHIR-4 (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 12 44 57.5 * OK late last start but still needs to find a few lengths.
6 23 GRATUS WK, TT APP T SEE-1 (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 1 0 57.5 *** Finished a long way off the winner when placing at both career starts but gets his chance from gate 1 with support likely.
7 0*5 GROS PITON TT C GRYLLS (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 14 0 57.5 ** Gate a concern but ran on solidly last start and will improve with racing.
8 005*5 GALWAY GIRL EM APP CS CHIN-3 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 3 46 56.0 *** Form reads badly but ran on well late last start and could show up here at odds with gate 3 a factor.
9 999 GYARADOS BB
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O PLACAIS (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 11 46 56.0 ** Impossible on race form but trials like a good horse so keep safe with blinkers off.
10 5 HALIME I AZHAR (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 10 0 56.0 * OK late last start but like to see over longer.
11 09 SHENBAO EM APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 7 0 56.0 * No.
12 79858 OVER DE TOP N JUGLALL (N/A) HW TAN (N/A) 8 39 53.5 * Nothing last start over the mile and easier to ignore.
13 9*0 MR O'REILLY E1 B, TT
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TT
B VORSTER (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 6 0 53.5 ** Resuming after two poor runs but recent trial OK and could improve at odds sans head-gear.
14 0 EXTRA WIN E2 M RODD (N/A) M CLEMENTS (N/A) 2 0 56.0 ** Resuming after issues on debut but also trialled OK recently so will improve.

Race 3

Larry says, "An odd Novice where nothing jumps off the page at the race conditions and a couple of improvers could make things interesting. The two improvers are ICHIGOICHIE and GENTLEMEN AGREEMENT - both with gear changes. ICHIGOICHIE gets blinkers/pacifiers added to his gear and while his debut was solid at best, his trials with headgear were impressive and he could win this. GENTLEMEN AGREEMENT loses winkers but more importantly his debut run was very good considering the traffic he ran into late and he wins races sooner than later and may be value. There are three last start winners in the field and of those, FAME STAR looks a handy type and he can go on with the job while SUPER POSH won at his debut and is in very well at the race conditions so can win. The other last start winner is THE BIG EASY who gets Duric and market best guide on the others. Betting Strategy - ICHIGOICHIE win, saver on GENTLEMEN AGREEMENT."

RACE 3: NOVICE (SET WEIGHTS) - 1100M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 19:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$85000 (4.5)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 10, 4, 9
1 0*90* SUPER DYNASTY B, EM APP R ISKANDAR-4 (N/A) DL FREEDMAN (N/A) 7 62 58.0 * Form this campaign ordinary but claim won't hurt in this field.
2 43463 EASTIGER B M RODD (N/A) DL FREEDMAN (N/A) 11 60 58.0 ** Not in great at the weights but in form and should figure somewhere.
3 01 THE BIG EASY TT V DURIC (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 8 58 58.0 ** Forget debut run with blinkers as won well at second start sans headgear and pay to follow with Duric retaining the ride.
4 42*21 FAME STAR B, TT O PLACAIS (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 10 59 57.5 *** Looked smart when knocking in well deserved first win last start and happy to follow.
5 CALVADOS C GRYLLS (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 2 60 55.0 * Kiwi raced maiden who has been OK at the trials but may need longer.
6 SACRED DON R WOODWORTH (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 12 55 55.0 ** Another Kiwi raced maiden. Trials have been good enough to keep safe at Singapore debut although gate will test.
7 63965 EVIL WESLEY B VORSTER (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 1 51 55.0 ** Maiden in badly at the race conditions but has bene running on and can include in exotics.
8 DOMINIC APP F YUSOFF-4 (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 6 0 55.0 * 4YO making debut and prefer to just watch on the back of the odd OK trial.
9 4 GENTLEMEN AGREEMENT WK
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I AZHAR (N/A) L DRAGON (N/A) 4 0 55.0 *** Ran into all sort of traffic issues when making ground on debut and pay to respect sans winkers on that effort.
10 6 ICHIGOICHIE
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BP1
G BOSS (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 3 0 55.0 *** Did it tough on debut in good Novice company. Trials with headgear good enough to suggest he gives this a shake with blinkers/pacifiers.
11 0 WILDFIRE APP N HANAFI-4 (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 9 0 55.0 * Showed nothing on debut.
12 1 SUPER POSH BB
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B
N JUGLALL (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 5 58 54.0 *** Fought hard to win on debut and in well at the race conditions so can win again.

Race 4

Larry says, "The obvious pick on form in this maiden in GEB WARRIOR and while drawn wide, he looks the horse to beat. Vlad Duric rode him last start when just missing over 1100m and the champion hoop will ride him positively from the outside alley and it may be a case of whoever beats him wins. DRAGON HIGH has changed stables and given he usually shows his best work late, he will have last crack at them and could easily win back on the Poly with a tongue-tie added. Of the rest, HERO KING showed last start he has plenty to offer and will improve with racing sans blinkers for this while ASTRA could be the big improver at odds given he will find maiden company a lot easier than the Novice fields he has met. Keep the debutante from Australia - CORSA D'ORA - safe on trial form with the market best guide. Betting Strategy - ASTRA value."

RACE 4: OPEN MAIDEN (1) (WEIGHT FOR AGE) - 1200M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 19:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 (5.5)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 3, 7, 10
1 CORSA D'ORO C GRYLLS (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 1 60 57.5 *** Australian raced maiden who trialled well enough to consider at Singapore debut.
2 77229 THEAGENESOFTHASOS G BOSS (N/A) M CLEMENTS (N/A) 10 56 57.5 ** Disappointing last start with support and back in trip but can figure.
3 82322 GEB WARRIOR B V DURIC (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 14 55 57.5 *** Drawn wide but only found one better last start and is overdue to win.
4 2406 MY FRIENDS Z ZURIMAN-1 (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 13 53 57.5 ** Has been disappointing at the races but always trials like he can win a race like this.
5 24859 HIGH LIMIT APP CS CHIN-3 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 7 48 57.5 ** Can be found wanting late but appreciates maiden company and cheeky run expected.
6 *4520 ROCKET WARRIOR TH KOH-1 (N/A) L DRAGON (N/A) 4 47 57.5 * Resuming. Late IMADRAGON. Prefer to just watch.
7 64435 DRAGON HIGH B
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B, TT
APP T SEE-1 (N/A) RB MARSH (N/A) 5 46 57.5 *** Swooper who will appreciate being back on the Poly an can show up for new stable with tongue-tie added.
8 97488 GRIDIRON TT APP MM FIRDAUS-1 (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 11 39 57.5 * Lame last start but still needs to improve.
9 74365 GANGNAM CLASSIC PP, TT
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P, TT
APP S NOH-2 (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 2 32 57.5 ** Usually in the mix and gets his chance in this field with gate 2 a factor.
10 70 ASTRA TT R WOODWORTH (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 9 0 57.5 *** Form looks hopeless but has ability and will find this easier than Novice Company. Value.
11 04 HERO KING BP, TT
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PP, TT
APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 8 0 57.5 *** Has a bit to learn but obviously improved last start and blinkers off so goes close.
12 77 RED BIRD BB, TT
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B, TT
M RODD (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 12 0 57.5 ** Disappointing at two starts but excuses last start and gets Rodd so could improve.
13 800*0 WORKAHOLIC E1 WK, EM
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WK, TT, EM
M ZAKI (N/A) H TAKAOKA (N/A) 6 43 57.5 * Gets tongue-tie but easier to ignore.
14 09900 BELL AIR E2 BP UNFIXED (N/A) HW TAN (N/A) 3 44 53.5 * No.

Race 5

Larry says, "A tricky Class 4 Poly mile with a few unknowns including ENDOWMENT who is having his second start in Singapore. The former Kiwi, who arrived via Australia, was supported at his Kranji debut and given he had excuses and that race looked too short, he improves over the mile with Rodd on-board. Another 'unknown' is the form of ONE FORCE on the Poly first up over the mile. But the 4YO is trialling well and could run a very forward race after a bleeding attack at his last start. Of the 'knowns', OLIVER had support when bolting in last start in a similar affair to this and he can be followed with an extra 3kg to carry while BILLY BRITAIN is always a show in races like this and is often each-way value. O'WHAT A FEELING and DON DE LA VEGA two more that win without surprising in what could be a busy finish. Betting Strategy - ENDOWMENT win."

RACE 5: CLASS 4 NON PREMIER - 1600M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 20:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$45000 (4)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 8, 11, 10
1 00*7 YULONG FIRE APP Y SALIM-3 (N/A) D KOK (N/A) 4 61 57.0 * Will appreciate Class 4 but impossible on form.
2 80026 O'WHAT A FEELING B, TT V DURIC (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 6 60 56.5 *** Very disappointing last start with support but will win races like this and pay to keep very safe.
3 29378 DON DE LA VEGA C GRYLLS (N/A) C BROWN (N/A) 1 59 56.0 *** Traffic excuses last start and step up to the mile on the Poly could see a result.
4 61783 GRAND KNIGHT SR N JUGLALL (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 13 59 56.0 *** Gate a concern but ran on well to place behind the smart Jomo last start and Poly mile should suit.
5 31685 MYSTIC PRIDE B APP T SEE-1 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 5 59 56.0 ** Poly form a concern but ran on well against the bias last start and pay to keep safe.
6 90799 NEW SENSATION B E ASLAM-1 (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 3 59 56.0 * Disappointing of late and Poly form an issue.
7 75137 BILLY BRITAIN APP WH KOK-3 (N/A) S GRAY (N/A) 7 58 55.5 *** Always some show on the Poly and will be working into winning calculations late.
8 7 ENDOWMENT M RODD (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 10 58 55.5 *** Excuses but disappointing over 1200m with support at Singapore debut but much better suited over the mile and can win.
9 55303 SUN PITTSBURGH EM M ZAKI (N/A) H TAKAOKA (N/A) 11 58 55.5 ** Ran on well late to pinch a place in similar affair last start and expect much the same.
10 106*2 ONE FORCE B O PLACAIS (N/A) DL FREEDMAN (N/A) 2 57 55.0 *** Resuming after one run for Freedman (where he bled) and trials like the Poly suits and could easily show up.
11 33731 OLIVER B B VORSTER (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 8 56 54.5 *** Got his act together to win by five lengths in similar affair last start and have to follow with only 3kg extra to carry.
12 40661 SILVER JOY B, TT TH KOH-1 (N/A) RB MARSH (N/A) 14 55 54.0 ** Found the mile to his liking when breaking his maiden status last start but wide gate in this company looks a tough ask.
13 38060 WAIALAE E1 B UNFIXED (N/A) DL FREEDMAN (N/A) 12 57 55.0 * Struggling.
14 16725 ALAMAK E2 UNFIXED (N/A) M CLEMENTS (N/A) 9 56 54.5 ** Jockey suggested didn't handle the track last start when supported and some show on form prior with best work expected late.

Race 6

Larry says, "Not an overly strong Class 3 (division 2) field, which should give a few of the horses that have struggled in this company previously to knock in a win. The likes of SNIP, KING OF WAR, BRINGER OF WAR and PRINCE ALEXANDER all could win a race like this on best Poly form but usually need a tad easier. Which gives LIM'S SHOT a big show to win again on what is his best surface. The 6YO is a three time winner on this all-weather track and while he may need longer to show his best, he will be flying late and can win in this field. The lack of depth to this race will also give the newcomer from Australia - SIERRA CONQUEROR - a chance at his Kranji debut and the two-time winner could come in for support on race and trial form. But the one that may beat them all is the first emergency, AUTUMN ASSAULT. The 3YO wasn't disgraced in the Saas Fee and bolted in the last time he was on the Poly - albeit in Class 4. Betting Strategy - AUTUMN ASSAULT win, saver on LIM'S SHOT."

RACE 6: CLASS 3 (2) - 1000M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 20:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$80000 (3)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 13, 2, 9
1 06860 ELITE STAR APP WH KOK-3 (N/A) S GRAY (N/A) 11 74 57.0 * Resuming for new stable. Race suits but gate could test.
2 73373 LIM'S SHOT B APP A SYAHIR-4 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 8 73 56.5 *** Showed last start why the Poly is his caper and will work into this late with 4kg claimer.
3 88000 JUSTICE FIRST B APP F YUSOFF-4 (N/A) M YUSOF (N/A) 7 67 53.5 * Led and first beaten last start and hard to have on form.
4 700*0 OXBOW SUN B APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 9 67 53.5 * Struggling.
5 *0*01 SNIP B, TT N JUGLALL (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 2 67 53.5 ** Took a drop to Class 4 to win but this is not an overly strong Class 3 field so can consider.
6 37115 KING OF WAR TT C GRYLLS (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 5 65 52.5 ** Another whose recent win was in Class 4 but ran on solidly last start this company and can include in exotics.
7 6160* STOCK BROKER APP S SHAFRIZAL-2 (N/A) M CLEMENTS (N/A) 6 65 52.5 * Cheeky run expected but needs easier.
8 00500 STUNNING CAT B, TT B VORSTER (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 1 65 52.5 ** Only battled at two starts this campaign but gets gate 1 and switch to Poly could see improvement.
9 SIERRA CONQUEROR APP CS CHIN-3 (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 10 64 52.0 *** Former Australian who won two from three and local trial good enough to follow.
10 4977* WIJAYA WK I AZHAR (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 14 64 52.0 * Resuming and needs easy and turf.
11 74317 BRINGER OF WAR TT
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APP CK NG-3 (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 12 63 51.5 ** Led before being swamped last start but battled on manfully and should be competitive with tongue-tie off.
12 2210* PRINCE ALEXANDER B K A'ISISUHAIRI (N/A) D HILL (N/A) 3 62 51.0 ** Did it tough enough last start to forgive and should be competitive from gate 3 in this field.
13 10175 AUTUMN ASSAULT E1 UNFIXED (N/A) D KOK (N/A) 13 63 51.5 *** Drawn wide but will find this easier than the Saas Fee and bolted in three back on the Poly. Can win.
14 42008 STAR EMPIRE E2 UNFIXED (N/A) L DRAGON (N/A) 4 62 51.0 * Battling only.

Race 7

Larry says, "There are two last start winners in this Kranji Stakes D 1200m Poly sprint and coincidently both I'M INCREDIBLE and GAIN ECLIPSE won as the even money favourites at their respective last starts. They also sat in the death throughout before kicking in the straight to win and, as you would imagine, not much separates the two here. But while GAIN ECLIPSE is honest and did win in this company last start, I'M INCREDIBLE may have some upside after breaking his maiden status with blinkers added for this from gate 1 a bonus. Of the rest with winning hopes, SAHABA has a wide gate to overcome but is in form and this race look suitable while AUSPICIOUS ACE showed enough first up after a spell to give this a shake. Numbers 4, 10, 11, 12 and the two emergencies for exotics. Betting Strategy - I'M INCREDIBLE win."

RACE 7: KRANJI STAKES D (SET WEIGHTS) - 1200M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 21:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$38000 (4.5)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 1, 3, 6
1 41 I'M INCREDIBLE
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BB
V DURIC (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 1 55 58.0 *** Looked comfortable when breaking maiden status as even money favourite at start two and hard to hold out here with blinkers added from gate 1.
2 0008 YULONG SHENGDAO WK M EWE-1 (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 6 55 58.0 * Best work late last start suggests more to offer but Poly form a query.
3 *3291 GAIN ECLIPSE APP WH KOK-3 (N/A) S BURRIDGE (N/A) 5 54 58.0 *** Honest mare who won well first up as even money fave. Having first start on Poly but trials well on the surface and can win.
4 30302 HOST THE NATION APP T SEE-1 (N/A) ZL MOK (N/A) 8 53 58.0 ** Always an each-way show in races like this and should figure in the finish.
5 06680 RUSTY BROWN WK
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B
APP A SYAHIR-4 (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 2 53 58.0 * Form looks hopeless but gets upgrade to blinkers, gate 2 and a 4kg claim so could improve.
6 55234 SAHABA
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B
K A'ISISUHAIRI (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 11 53 58.0 *** Drawn wide but in form, race suits and can win with blinkers back on.
7 65098 RED CLAW APP S SHAFRIZAL-2 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 10 52 58.0 * Needs to improve on recent efforts.
8 26404 AUSPICIOUS ACE B, EM
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B, TT, EM
APP CK NG-3 (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 3 51 58.0 *** Resumed with good enough run to consider in this field with tongue-tie added from gate 3.
9 00708 MAJULAH B, TT, SR APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) RB MARSH (N/A) 4 49 56.5 * Nuisance value only.
10 44776 OPTIMUM STAR O PLACAIS (N/A) H TAKAOKA (N/A) 7 49 56.5 ** Struggled at his last couple but better than that and race suits so keep safe.
11 4*842 PEGASUS JUNIOR B, TT M RODD (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 13 49 56.5 ** In the winning mix this trip last start on turf but should need longer.
12 15447 RICH FORTUNE WK, TT APP S NOH-2 (N/A) HW TAN (N/A) 12 49 56.5 ** Super disappointing last start but runs on very well when in the mood so pay to keep safe.
13 23853 SING ROULETTE E1 B Z ZURIMAN-1 (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 14 48 56.5 ** Gate a concern but in form and can figure.
14 516*5 GOLDEN THUNDER E2 B, TT UNFIXED (N/A) CT KUAH (N/A) 9 48 56.5 ** Should need longer and perhaps longer but won over 1200m three back and could be included in exotics at odds.

Race 8

Larry says, "Nothing was jumping off the page to win this Class 3 Poly dash over 1000m until GOLDEN FLAME with just 51.5kg on his back put up his hand. The former Australian had been showing glimpses in Class 4 Company before winning well at his third start in Singapore. More importantly he has trialled well subsequently and that effort looks good enough for this. Who beats him? The two emergencies - CLARTON TREASURE and COUSTEAU - both look to have some say with the CLARTON TREASURE having traffic excuses last start and COUSTEAU running on well to place in this company, while the newcomer from Australia - TIME LORD - has trialled well enough locally to win at his Kranji debut but may need longer to show his best. Betting Strategy - GOLDEN FLAME win."

RACE 8: CLASS 3 (1) - 1000M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 21:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$80000 (3)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 12, 6, 13
1 00800 DRAGON FURY B, TT APP T SEE-1 (N/A) M YUSOF (N/A) 10 74 57.0 * Nothing when resuming and not for me.
2 8 MATE STORY APP CK NG-3 (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 13 73 56.5 ** Resuming after bleeding attack at Singapore debut when supported. Keep safe on trial form but gate will test.
3 88963 ON ELECTRIC AVENUE B VORSTER (N/A) S BAERTSCHIGER (N/A) 1 69 54.5 ** Ran on well to place at odds when resuming but may need longer than this.
4 *0**1 BATTLE OF TROY B M EWE-1 (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 7 67 53.5 * Knocked in tough win over 1200m on the Poly in Class 4 but should need turf and longer n this company.
5 *0188 OTTAWA WK C GRYLLS (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 6 67 53.5 ** Nothing last start but will appreciate being back on the Poly over 1000m. Value.
6 TIME LORD APP MM FIRDAUS-1 (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 8 67 53.5 *** Former Australian who may need longer to show his best but trials well enough to win.
7 *04 INVINCIBLE RYKER B, TT R WOODWORTH (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 14 65 52.5 ** Another that should need longer but not a mile away in good company last start so can include in exotics.
8 20100 SHAQRAA B, TT N JUGLALL (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 2 65 52.5 ** Has been disappointing since Class 4 win but gets gate 2 and this field is not strong so keep safe.
9 07638 AWESOME APP M NIZAR-4 (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 12 64 52.0 ** Nothing last start but always some show on the Poly and could be a value option for exotics.
10 1508* ELISE APP S SHAFRIZAL-2 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 9 64 52.0 * OK late last start but drawn wide and needs turf.
11 82410 SUN PRINCEPS TT APP AK LIM-1 (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 11 64 52.0 ** Coming off a shocker but had excuses (lame) and some hope on form prior.
12 251 GOLDEN FLAME B APP R ISKANDAR-4 (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 5 63 51.5 *** Up in Class but won very well last start and subsequent trial also strong. Can win.
13 12805 CLARTON TREASURE E1 UNFIXED (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 4 63 51.5 ** Had traffic excuses when running on last start over 1200m and did win maiden this trip so can figure.
14 22593 COUSTEAU E2 TT I AZHAR (N/A) M WALKER (N/A) 3 62 51.0 ** Refusing to win but refusing to run a bad race on the Poly and will work into this late.

Race 9

Larry says, "While we can make a case for a couple down the ratings on best form (and behaviour), two progressive types in MAKKEM LAD and LONHRO GOLD are the pair that should fight out this finish. Of the two, MAKKEM LAD has a wide gate to overcome but was impressive when breaking his maiden status first up (with heavy support) after a spell and given he was well thought of as a 2YO without winning, he can go on with the job. LONHRO GOLD has been costly for favourite backers since breaking his maiden status five starts back but is due, gets a handy 3kg claim and will keep MAKKEM LAD more than honest with gate 3 a bonus. Of the others, PIONEER SEVEN can be his own worst enemy but goes well when he gets his act together while the likes of GOOD CATCH and CERDAN - who have both changed stables - could give a sight. Betting Strategy - MAKKEM LAD win, forecast with LONHRO GOLD."

RACE 9: CLASS 4 NON PREMIER - 1000M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 22:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$45000 (4)
No.Last 5Horse NameEAGearJockey
(Strike Rate)
Trainer
(Strike Rate)
BarRtgWtPre-race Comments
Selections - 2, 1, 11
1 14253 LONHRO GOLD B, TT APP N ZYRUL-3 (N/A) C BROWN (N/A) 3 60 58.0 *** Beaten as the even money fave at his last couple but handy 3kg claim from gate 3 suggests he can win this.
2 2261 MAKKEM LAD B, TT V DURIC (N/A) D LOGAN (N/A) 11 60 58.0 *** Broke maiden status in fine style when resuming at the odds on elect and pay to follow.
3 5**16 REACH FOR THE SUN B N JUGLALL (N/A) D KOH (N/A) 14 60 58.0 * Won a weak Class 4 two back but this looks a tough ask from wide gate.
4 80529 SUPER HERO TT M EWE-1 (N/A) KY YOUNG (N/A) 9 60 58.0 ** Disappointing last start but worked home well at his two previous starts so can consider.
5 8825* THE WIND WK Z ZURIMAN-1 (N/A) L KHOO (N/A) 13 60 58.0 ** Returned with respiratory issues last start following good second over 1400m but should find this too short.
6 45107 SILVER SKY VIS APP S SHAFRIZAL-2 (N/A) D MEAGHER (N/A) 7 59 57.5 * OK late last start and has won over 1200m on the Poly but should find this too short.
7 11*09 CERDAN TT C GRYLLS (N/A) RB MARSH (N/A) 8 58 57.0 ** Disappointing last start but has changed stables and this race suits so keep safe.
8 0988* MARK ECLIPSE TH KOH-1 (N/A) S BURRIDGE (N/A) 2 57 56.5 * Better on the turf.
9 2*358 GOOD CATCH
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O PLACAIS (N/A) J PETERS (N/A) 12 56 56.0 ** Another speedster who has changed stables after a poor run but can win on best form.
10 66197 JUST LANDED G BOSS (N/A) J SAIMEE (N/A) 5 56 56.0 * Needs longer.
11 65557 PIONEER SEVEN TT R WOODWORTH (N/A) ZL MOK (N/A) 6 56 56.0 *** Starts have been very costly of late so is a risk but can win if he gets things right.
12 9*066 SATELLITE CLASSIC BB, TT
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TT
APP CK NG-3 (N/A) J O'HARA (N/A) 1 44 50.0 * Blinkers back off but easier to ignore on recent form.
13 57119 SILENT ARROW E1 TT UNFIXED (N/A) D KOK (N/A) 10 52 54.0 * Needs longer and easier.
14 *5158 SPUR ME ON E2 WK UNFIXED (N/A) KS TAN (N/A) 4 48 52.0 * Competitive on his day but needs Class 5.

Gear
BB - Blinkers for the first time
PP - Pacifiers for the first time
B - Blinkers
BRS - Blinkers on the right side
BLS - Blinkers on the left side
P - Pacifiers
BP - Blinkers and Pacifiers
BP1 - Blinkers and Pacifiers for the first time
TT - Tongue Tied
WK - Winkers
VIS - Visor