Pattaya To Break Through

The Michael Clements trained Pattaya has finished second at his last three starts and now looks set to break through at Kranji on Saturday.

<p style='margin:0cm 0cm 10pt'>Pattaya finishing second behind Champagne Finale last start</p>

Pattaya finishing second behind Champagne Finale last start

Picture: Singapore Turf Club

Due to contest the third event, Pattaya lines up against a few handy types, but looks to receive all the favours from the inside draw.

Coming into this with 28 days between runs, he sets up well and Beuzelin has never missed the money aboard the son of Sacred Falls.

Quite adaptable, imagine Beuzelin parks him wherever he is comfortable before producing him in the straight.

When assessing Timeform weight adjusted ratings, he looks well placed based on his last three efforts and if able to hold his form, he is sure to make his presence felt.

None going better than Clements of late and trust he has Pattaya ready to peak on Saturday.

The Shane Baertschiger trained Mr Showman finally break through for his maiden win on the polytrack last start and looms as a major threat down in the weights.

Never easy making the jump from maiden company, but the time stacked up well and he looks the likely leader for Ruan Maia.

Only lightly raced he has placed in six of seven career starts with his only blemish coming at this course and distance when on debut in Singapore.

He was sent out the $1.90 favourite on that occasion, but failed to fire a shot, coincedently behind Pattaya.

His next four starts have all been on the polytrack and while a touch weak late (prior to his last start win), Baertschiger looks to have now worked him out.

Formerly trained in New Zealand, we've already seen him perform well on the turf, so I doubt that is a concern on Saturday.

If able to get away with a few cheap sectionals out in front, he is sure to take plenty of catching.

The James Peters trained Mr Hooper drops back sharply in grade and has to be respected with the blinkers back on.

He has won five of 19 attempts over this trip and on best form, he is certainly better than Class 4 company.

Anywhere near right and he should be very hard to beat.

Of the rest the Cliff Brown trained Trading Post appears the next in line.

Only lightly raced, he has won two of his four starts and while I didn't love his trial, he still has to be kept safe in his return.

Good luck and happy punting.


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Kranji

Saturday, 09th January 2021

3
13:30
(local)

CLASS 4

Type: RBH44-61
SGD $50,000
1200m TURF YIELDING
3
13:30
(local)
SGD $50,000
1200m YIELDING

CLASS 4

Type: RBH44-61
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 8. BEER GARDEN (NZ) 4yo G
PROISIR (AUS) - THERE'S NO DOUBT (NZ)
T SEE
J TAN
$16.80
53.5kg
LING BOON LAI

Sales Information

2nd 6. PATTAYA (NZ) 4yo G
SACRED FALLS (NZ) - DO RA MI (NZ)
LOUIS-PHILIPPE BEUZELIN
MICHAEL CLEMENTS
$2.80
56.5kg
FALCON RACING NO 7 STABLE

Sales Information

3rd 13. TRIPLE BOWL (NZ) 5yo G
BATTLE PAINT (USA) - GREENSLEEVES (NZ)
C C WONG
D MEAGHER
$5.20
50.5kg
TAN POH BEE
4th 10. COUNT ME IN (NZ) 4yo G
SHOWCASING (GB) - KEEPER COMING (NZ)
JOHN SUNDRADAS
DAVID KOK
$38.00
53.5kg

Sales Information

5th 5. SACRED JUDGEMENT (AUS) 5yo G
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - ROSE RANSOM (AUS)
BENNY WOODWORTH
MARK WALKER
$9.00
57.5kg

Sales Information

6th 4. STREET CRY SUCCESS (AUS) 6yo G
STREET CRY (IRE) - KOALA BEAR (AUS)
K HAKIM
MARK WALKER
$32.60
55.0kg

Sales Information

7th 2. TRADING POST (AUS) 4yo G
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) - BELDARA (AUS)
KASIM A'ISISUHAIRI
CLIFFORD BROWN
$4.60
59.0kg
8th 9. CHAMPAGNE FINALE (AUS) 5yo G
ALL TOO HARD (AUS) - GRANDE ANNEE (USA)
JUAN PAUL VAN DER MERWE
DONNA LOGAN
$24.00
53.5kg

Sales Information

9th 1. MR HOOPER (NZ) 5yo G
SHAMEXPRESS (NZ) - KATE'S TALENT (NZ)
M NIZAR
J PETERS
$24.60
56.0kg

Sales Information

10th 3. ABSOLVIDO (NZ) 7yo G
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) - DIAMOND ROCK (AUS)
JOHN POWELL
STEVEN BURRIDGE
$23.60
58.0kg
11th 7. DESPACITO (NZ) 7yo G
FALKIRK (NZ) - REAL DEFENSIVE (NZ)
SAIFUDIN ISMAIL
CLIFFORD BROWN
$101.00
54.0kg
12th 11. MR SHOWMAN (NZ) 4yo G
SHOWCASING (GB) - CUT OFF (NZ)
R MAIA
SHANE DONALD BAERTSCHIGER
$7.60
53.5kg

Sales Information

13th 14. SATELLITE WARRIOR (NZ) 6yo G
PINS (AUS) - DE LAGO LADY (NZ)
JOSEPH SEE
J O'HARA
$147.60
51.0kg

Sales Information

14th 12. LIZAZ (NZ) 9yo G
ALAMOSA (NZ) - GRAPHITE (NZ)
WW CHEAH
STEPHEN GRAY
$106.60
50.0kg

Sales Information

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