Qiji Diamond To Strike First Up

The Donna Logan trained Qiji Diamond failed to break through last time in, but continued to race well and sets up well on Friday night.

Jockey VLAD DURIC
Jockey VLAD DURIC Picture: Racing and Sports

Due to line up in the fourth event the son of Kuroshio has placed in four of five attempts, three of which he was beaten less than a neck.

He was due to line up on the 18th of January, but his return was delayed after he was found to be lame in the off-hind.

Trust all is right with him now and while he hasn't trialled in the lead up, the booking of Vlad Duric is a decent push.

When assessing Timeform weight adjusted ratings Qiji Diamond appears very well placed and has drawn to get all the favours on the inside.

A noted on-pacer, he is expected to roll early and if Duric is able to pinch a few cheap sectionals, he should be very hard to run down.

The KS Tan trained Zygarde really caught the eye on debut and creates plenty of interest fresh.

Sent out at huge odds 130-1, Zygarde made up considerable ground when only narrowly beaten behind Moongate Star.

Since spelled, he has trialled well in the lead up and suspect he starts a lot shorter this time around.

Leading rider Daniel Moor sticks aboard and while likely to get back from the awkward draw, he should be very strong late.

The Tim Fitzsimmons trained Brilliant Page has displayed good ability at the trials and has to be respected on debut.

By Adelaide, Brilliant Page is half-brother to Group 1 placed sprinter Easy Eddie and while likely to get over further, he looks to have some talent.

From the gun draw he should get his chance to showcase this with Marc Lerner aboard.

Of the rest the Michael Clements trained Shepherd's Hymn appears the next in line.

Stable is in good form and wouldn't be surprised to see him measure up, despite safely held on debut last time in.

Good luck and happy punting.


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Kranji

Friday, 14th February 2020

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19:50
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RESTRICTED MAIDEN

Age: 2 and 3 yo Type: RMDN
SGD $75,000
1200m TURF GOOD
4
19:50
(local)
SGD $75,000
1200m GOOD

RESTRICTED MAIDEN

Age: 2 and 3 yo Type: RMDN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 1. QIJI DIAMOND (AUS) 3yo G
KUROSHIO (AUS) - LOMA DIAMONDS (AUS)
VLAD DURIC
DONNA LOGAN
$1.60
57.0kg
QIJI DIAMOND STABLE

Sales Information

2nd 8. SHEPHERD'S HYMN (AUS) 3yo G
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - CASSINI CONTEST (AUS)
LOUIS-PHILIPPE BEUZELIN
MICHAEL CLEMENTS
$5.60
57.0kg
MAJU RACING STABLE

Sales Information

3rd 7. ROCKET PEGASUS (AUS) 3yo G
RUBICK (AUS) - ANDROMEDA (AUS)
MICHAEL RODD
CLIFFORD BROWN
$17.40
57.0kg
JASS STABLE

Sales Information

4th 3. FOUNTAIN OF FAME (NZ) 3yo G
CHARM SPIRIT (IRE) - SHYLOCK'S DAUGHTER (NZ)
JOHN POWELL
J PETERS
$15.80
57.0kg

Sales Information

5th 2. LOVING BABE (AUS) 3yo G
SCANDAL KEEPER (USA) - SNAZZY JAZZY (AUS)
JOSEPH SEE
J ONG
$20.40
56.0kg

Sales Information

6th 11. BITCOIN KING (USA) 3yo C
SECRET CIRCLE (USA) - FOUR DAUGHTERS (USA)
R MAIA
J LIM
$52.60
53.5kg

Sales Information

7th 6. BRILLIANT PAGE (AUS) 3yo G
ADELAIDE (IRE) - TWIN TOWN (GB)
MARC LERNER
T FITZSIMMONS
$13.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

8th 9. ZYGARDE (NZ) 3yo G
ATLANTE (AUS) - LA MADELINA (USA)
DANIEL MOOR
KS TAN
$5.60
57.0kg

Sales Information

9th 4. MAJESTY WARRIOR (AUS) 3yo G
ALL TOO HARD (AUS) - NESSIE (AUS)
SAIFUDIN ISMAIL
J TAN
$106.00
57.0kg

Sales Information

10th 5. AVOCADO (NZ) 3yo G
PINS (AUS) - STELLA BELLA (NZ)
MOHD ZAKI
L KHOO
$60.40
57.0kg

Sales Information

11th 10. ARTEMISIA OF CARIA (NZ) 3yo F
NIAGARA (AUS) - HURRICANE FASHION (AUS)
CS CHIN
D MEAGHER
$133.60
52.5kg
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