Singapore Kranji Race Preview – Saturday, 14th May 2022

Singapore racing best bets, race analysis looking at the full Singapore card Saturday, 14th May with selections & information on all the contenders.

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SNIP – Looked the winner last week and has been thrown in on the quick backup. Had the run of the race but just edged out on the line. A repeat performance could show a win here.

MAGNIFIQUE – Finds his way into Class 5 for the first time in his career. Just a one-time winner but has good stats over this distance. The market should be siding with him.

QAIDOOM – Jumped and showed plenty of speed over this course and distance but beaten by a proven class performer. Lost no admirers and should look a threat when they turn for the judge.

FLAK JACKET – Missed the start last time and lost all hope from there. Still ran a courageous race to place fifth but will need to jump with them to figure again. Proven in this grade.


DIXIT DOMINUS – Two nice placings at his most recent outings. Had a healthy draw and the rider made use of it giving him the run of the race to finish behind the speedy Surrey Hills. Gets his chance here.

DECEPTION – Getting costly for favourite punters but has been performing well without winning. Stable in a good patch of form and he will crack that maiden win very soon.

THE STAR - A lot to like about his last start finishing third and has since trialled strongly with Nunes giving him a strong hit-out. Watch any betting moves for confidence.

SOUSUI – Two trials to date since arriving by the sire Mikki Isle. Well held in his trials in good time and could be an eye catcher at his debut run for the Japanese master trainer.


MALIBU BEACH – Returns to class five today after his last victory came in this grade back in February over the same distance. Should be settling midfield and look a hope in the finish.

MAGNIFICENT GOLD – Dominant win in this grade for the Nunes and Fitzsimmons combination last start. Rises 3.5kgs from that win and makes it tougher. Another win wouldn't shock.

ATLAS – It's been a long time since he has tasted victory, but recent runs are encouraging going down by less than three lengths at his last few starts. Just needs luck from the barrier to figure here.

MYSTERY POWER – Caught the eye running on strongly last start in class 4. Gets to class five for the first time today and could be good value off that form. Big watch.


RENZO – Handy galloper who was impressive last time over this course and distance. Finds a suitable race to make it two in a row and should have the run of the race.

REIGNITE – Returns to the synthetic surface this start after an eye-catching run behind Silent Is Gold where he produced the quickest final sectional of the race. Big watch on him here.

LIM'S KNIGHT – Continues to impress this preparation for a nine-year old. Beaten by a very handy young one last week and only just beaten by Renzo three runs ago. Very consistent galloper.

PER INCROWN – Shooting for a hat-trick of wins after being very strong in weaker races. This is a stronger class but a small field could see him in the exotics.


LIM'S FORCE – From the strong Meagher stable we haven't seen this mare win since November 2020. Gets her chance in a lowly rated field today. Can be positive in the run and finish from the back.

DECRETO – Didn't disappoint at his previous start where he was on the quick backup. Go off his run two starts back over this distance where he was just edged in a photo finish.

FAST AND FEARLESS – Beaten just under half a length back in April over similar conditions. Comes into this field four points lower than his last victory and gets a chance.

OUR SECRET WEAPON – Just a one-time winner in nineteen starts. Has had some hard luck stories in a few of his recent starts. Stable going well and don't dismiss for multiples.


MELODY FAIR – Drops back in distance after going under less than two lengths in Maiden grade last start. Should race up on the speed and finds a level field to crack that first win.

ENGINE START – Came from well back in the field when wearing the blinkers to finish fourth behind a handy galloper. If he settles a bit closer could be the one chasing them down. Stable firing in recent weeks.

RAHOTU – Can be a bit mischievous in the behaviour department but has shown glimpses of ability in trials and if he switches on could be a surprise finisher.

MIGHTY VAIN – Has had his chances to win by now but has plenty of experience compared to most of these. Needs to be at his best to get that first win.


BUURAQ – Makes his class 5 debut and is a two-time winner. Both of those wins have come over this course and distance and now races for our leading stable. Should be the one.

SUMMER WIND – Continues to race well in this grade and since they changed his racing style has been far more improved. If he breaks well and gets an easy lead could get that win here.

SUN RECTITUDE – Beaten by the better horse last start in this grade. Hit the line strongly clocking 22.47 for his last sectional and must be respected in a field like this.

TAKHI – Has been mixing his form lately compared to last season where he was a model of consistency. Watch any market support for a hint with him.


KING ZOUSTAR – Won down in class five last start and was well supported in betting. Finds his way up in class but drops in weight at his best distance where five of his six career wins have come. Stable going very well.

SIAM ROYAL ORCHID – Two nice honest placings at his last two starts behind Big Tiger both times. Finds his way into the easier division of this field and a win wouldn't surprise.

ROCKETSHIP – Loves racing on this surface and since her win three starts ago has been around the mark. Should show plenty of speed and be a danger in the finish.

HUGO – Drops back in grade and boasts an impressive record over this surface and distance. A return to the winners stall not beyond this horse.


POROSHIRI – Had the Nunes polish last start and looked to benefit a lot from our leading jockey. Has since trialled nicely and if he brings his manners on the day, he could make it two in a row. Needs luck from a wide barrier.

LION SPIRIT – Two strong minor placings in similar rated races. Beaten small margins on both occasions with a nice run during the race could stake a claim turning for home. Big watch.

RESURGENCE – Easy win last weekend under our leading rider. On the quick backup and rises in weight. Doesn't meet a stronger field but could be a shock if he goes back-to-back.

GOD'S GIFT – Had a lot of things go right last start getting the run of the race from a good draw and was able to capitalize on that. Proven in this grade and should be amongst the exotics.


GALAXY STAR – Finds his way at the top of the weights for the weaker division of this race. Looks his race on paper with both career wins coming over this distance on this surface. The one they must catch.

BROADWAY SUCCESS – Looks a suitable race to bounce back to form. Boasts very nice stats for the distance and stable having plenty of success in recent weeks. Can surprise here.

EASTIGER – Just went under last start behind City Gate back in April. Had to get back from a wide draw but ran on strongly. Will need plenty of luck to get the win here.

BURGUNDY LAD – Although still a maiden, three minor placings from as many starts shows he is racing in a healthy frame. Never far from the winners and aided by a lightweight in this. Watch any betting moves.


AMORE AMORE – Shooting for three wins in a row for the in-form James Peters stable. Dominant wins over this distance at his last two and should be up there giving them something to chase again.

CHEVAL BLANC – Has a strong Polytrack record and had excuses last start when pulling up lame post-race. At his best he can figure in the multiples in a field like this.

AXEL – Surprise winner last start at massive odds and has worked his way down the ratings. Another big run wouldn't surprise here today.

FREE FALLIN' – Seems to appreciate running over longer distances. Has had a trial and worked to the line nicely. With a lightweight could add plenty of value to the exotics.


EIGHT BALL – Gained a start as emergency and although had to overcome some drama in the barriers was a convincing winner beating Lim's Knight who has since kept that form strong.

WATER ROCKET – From four starts over this course and distance he has never finished worst than fourth and was a brave second behind the impressive Kassab. Looks his race to go one better.

GOLD TEN SIXTY-ONE – Formerly raced as 'Dinar' and lightly raced with just three starts here. Caught the eye winning a trial last week and comes from our leading stable.

GRIFFIN – Making his Singapore race debut this weekend with plenty of trials under his belt. Is a one-time winner in Belmont, Australia and looks to show some ability. Watch any market support.

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