Sun Council At His Top Third Up

The Desmond Koh trained Sun Council should be right at his peak third up and looks hard to beat at Kranji on Saturday.

Jockey Louis-Philippe Beuzelin sticks aboard Sun Council on Saturday
Jockey Louis-Philippe Beuzelin sticks aboard Sun Council on Saturday Picture: Singapore Turf Club

Due to contest the fifth event, Sun Council steps out onto the turf track for the first time, having placed in three of five attempts on the polytrack.

Only lightly raced he has shown fair ability and looks well placed on Saturday.

A game effort behind Lim's Unique first up, Sun Council made the jump up from 1200m to the mile last start and only went down narrowly.

Fighting hard the whole straight, he returned a new career peak and now sets up well dropping back to 1400m.

From the inside draw he looks to receive all the favours and could in fact lead with Beuzelin sticking aboard.

Finds himself in a fairly weak maiden and if able to springboard off his last performance, he should prove hard to beat.

The Stephen Gray trained Valencia has also shown fair ability and has to be respected in his return.

Placing in three of his four starts, the five-year-old returns from almost a year off the scene (322 days).

He has trialled three times in the lead up and showed good improvement in his latest.

The wide draw is some query, but he does have the speed to take up a forward position if they wish.

With even luck, he looms as a major threat.

The Dan Meagher trained Don't Tell Tilly has placed in two of three attempts this time in and did close off well late last start behind Entertainer.

Still a maiden after nine starts, but she has placed on three occasions and appears suited in this line up.

A big push with Maia linking aboard for the first time and she has to be kept safe.

Of the rest the Donna Logan trained Qiji Star appears the next in line.

Good luck and happy punting.


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Kranji

Saturday, 23rd January 2021

5
14:30
(local)

OPEN MAIDEN

Type: MDN
SGD $20,000
1400m TURF GOOD
5
14:30
(local)
SGD $20,000
1400m GOOD

OPEN MAIDEN

Type: MDN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 3. PASIR PINJI (NZ) 4yo G
NADEEM (AUS) - MISTAAR (NZ)
F YUSOFF
DONNA LOGAN
$20.60
55.0kg
DONNA MARIE LOGAN

Sales Information

2nd 7. STRONG N BEST (NZ) 4yo G
ROCK 'N' POP (AUS) - FLAT WHITE (NZ)
JOHN SUNDRADAS
CT KUAH
$7.00
58.0kg
STRONGER STABLE

Sales Information

3rd 6. FOUNTAIN OF FAME (NZ) 4yo G
CHARM SPIRIT (IRE) - SHYLOCK'S DAUGHTER (NZ)
M NIZAR
J PETERS
$24.60
55.0kg
FOUNTAIN OF FAME STABLE

Sales Information

4th 1. VALENCIA (NZ) 5yo G
SWEET ORANGE (USA) - DIVINITY (AUS)
MARC LERNER
STEPHEN GRAY
$6.40
58.0kg
5th 5. QIJI STAR (AUS) 4yo G
STAR WITNESS (AUS) - GALEISHA (AUS)
K HAKIM
DONNA LOGAN
$8.20
55.0kg

Sales Information

6th 8. DON'T TELL TILLY (AUS) 4yo M
TESTA ROSSA (AUS) - SHAMTILLY LACE (AUS)
R MAIA
D MEAGHER
$2.80
56.5kg

Sales Information

7th 11. MARCUS ANTONIUS (AUS) 3yo G
SEPOY (AUS) - PANDA'S TURN (AUS)
BENNY WOODWORTH
MARK WALKER
$11.80
53.5kg

Sales Information

8th 4. CRU BOURGEOIS (NZ) 6yo G
BURGUNDY (NZ) - MYA (AUS)
JOHN POWELL
STEPHEN GRAY
$35.20
58.0kg
9th 9. TILSWORTH SYDNEY (GB) 4yo F
OUTSTRIP (GB) - PALLAS (GB)
KASIM A'ISISUHAIRI
STEVEN BURRIDGE
$55.60
56.0kg
10th 10. CITY HALL (AUS) 3yo G
WANDJINA (AUS) - COUNTESS DEHERE (AUS)
JUAN PAUL VAN DER MERWE
RICARDO LE GRANGE
$17.20
53.5kg

Sales Information

11th 2. SUN COUNCIL (AUS) 4yo G
SNITZEL (AUS) - BLACK MAMBA (NZ)
OSCAR CHAVEZ
DESMOND KOH
$5.20
58.0kg

Sales Information

12th 12. KANTHAKA (NZ) 3yo G
SHOWCASING (GB) - ROCKELLE (AUS)
C C WONG
KS TAN
$73.00
53.5kg

Sales Information

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