Updates on Stewards' follow-ups to Friday meeting

SINGAPORE MARCH MEETING - FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020:

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RACE 1 [TF0385]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer H Takaoka  could offer no explanation for the performance of OPTIMUM STAR (M Lerner) adding the gelding had pulled up well and he will continue with its current preparation.

RACE 2 [TF0386]

A veterinary examination on Saturday, 21 March 2020 revealed that ARAMAYA (P Moloney) had returned lame off (right) fore. It will be required to pass a 1000m gallop trial and a veterinary examination prior to being declared to race again.

RACE 2 [TF0386]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer S Baertschiger advised that in his opinion UNSTOPPABLE GIANT (V Duric) had raced too keenly in the event and was left without a finishing effort. He added that it was now his intention to continue with the current preparation where he would remove the Blinkers and look to step the gelding up in distance.

RACE 3 [TF0387]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer C Brown attributed the performance of FLYING TOURBILLION (P Maloney) to the fact the horse was caught wide throughout. He added that he would now freshen up the gelding.

RACE 4 [TF0388]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer M Clements advised MERCURIAL TURN (L Beuzelin) had raced very one paced and failed to quicken. He added that, in his opinion, the horse may be better suited racing on the polytrack and he will look to place the gelding on that surface when possible.

RACE 5 [TF0389]

A veterinary examination on Saturday, 21 March 2020 revealed that WASSERGEIST (J Powell) had returned lame near (left) fore. It will be required to pass a 1000m gallop trial and a veterinary examination prior to being declared to race again.

RACE 7 [TF0391]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer J Peters advised that in his opinion SIAM WARRIOR (JP Van Der Merwe) had raced flat and may have come to the end of its preparation and it was now his intention to give the gelding a short spell.

RACE 9 [TF0393]

On Monday 23 March 2020, Trainer M Walker advised that SACRED JUDGEMENT (V Duric) had come to the end of its preparation and would now be sent for a spell.


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