Singapore | FEATURE RACE GUIDE
Previous Singapore Derby Winners
| SUN MARSHAL (AUS) 4G |
SEPOY (AUS) - MYSTERIOUS LIGHT (AUS) FANTASTIC LIGHT (USA)
|J AZZOPARDI||57.0||D L FREEDMAN||12|
| JUPITER GOLD (AUS) 4G |
CONGRATS (USA) - CONTENTED (AUS) MORE THAN READY (USA)
|O PLACAIS||57.0||HIDEYUKI TAKAOKA||1|
| INFANTRY (NZ) 4G |
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - THE NIGHTINGALE (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
|M NUNES||57.0||HW TAN||6|
| WELL DONE (NZ) 4G |
FALKIRK (NZ) - GOLD CLOUD (NZ)
|M RODD||57.0||D KOK||4|
| QUECHUA (ARG) 4G |
PURE PRIZE (USA) - QUEEN CABARET (BRZ) WILD EVENT (USA)
|C W BROWN||57.0||PATRICK BERNARD SHAW||11|
| SPALATO (NZ) 4G |
ELUSIVE CITY (USA) - ELLINGTON (NZ)
|M NUNES||57.0||J O'HARA||10|
| BETTER LIFE (AUS) 4M |
SMARTY JONES (USA) - QUIET LIFE (USA)
|A MUNRO||55.5||HIDEYUKI TAKAOKA||2|
| CHASE ME (NZ) 4G |
STORM CREEK (USA) - CARTIER GOLD (NZ)
|J MOREIRA||57.0||DESMOND KOH||11|
| CLINT (NZ) 4G |
CASUAL LIES (USA) - TORCH (NZ)
|J POWELL||57.0||CLIFF BROWN||1|
| RACE AHEAD (NZ) 4G |
AL AKBAR (AUS) - MERTIE LOVE (NZ)
|O P BOSSON||57.0||RANGI BRUCE MARSH||7|
| JOLIE'S SHINJU (JPN) 4M |
JOLIE'S HALO (USA) - ENDEARING QUALITY (USA) DANZIG (USA)
|RON STEWART||55.5||HIDEYUKI TAKAOKA||3|
| TOP SPIN (AUS) 4G |
ARENA (AUS) - GAS (AUS)
|N CALLOW||57.0||LAURIE KEVIN LAXON||6|
| LIM'S PRESTIGE (NZ) 4G |
PINS (AUS) - STIRLING JO (NZ)
|DIN AZIS||57.0||STEPHEN GRAY||4|
| OUR FALSTAFF (SGP) 4 |
| HELLO AND GOODBYE (SGP) 4 |
After a surprisingly good last-start performance saved Mr Exchequer from a lorry trip along the North-South Expressway, a gutsy ensuing win on Friday night turned out to be the perfect thank-you note to connections for keeping the faith in him.
Right after Aramco picked up a well-deserved Singapore champion sprinter award last Thursday, he was walking straight onto a float bound for Malaysia the next day.
Champion jockey Vlad Duric may have race-ridden gun stayer King Louis only once, but he sure knows the horse well for having seen him come within close quarters in a tight finish, and he now gets a chance to know him better this Saturday.
Singapore Gold Cup winner Mr Clint makes his racing comeback in Saturday’s $400,000 Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) with the stable reasonably confident he can run a good race despite the three-month break.
The Michael Clements trained Top Knight has had his colours lowered at both starts this preparation, but is tracking beautifully for the 4YO series.
Former Godophin galloper Aramaayo lived up to his Australian reputation with a hard-fought first local win in the $85,000 RDA Cup 2020, a Class 2 race over 1400m on Sunday.
A rise in class did little to halt the promising On Line in his tracks on Sunday.
Talented galloper Siam Blue Vanda came thundering home with a sizzling turn of speed at his first-up run in the $85,000 Class 2 race over 1400m on Friday night.
Australian Group 3 winner Aramaayo kicks off his Singapore Derby campaign with a first 2020 run in the $85,000 RDA Cup, a Class 2 race over 1400m on Sunday.
Friday’s run in the $85,000 Class 2 race over 1400m will give trainer Kuah Cheng Tee a handy guide whether Per Inpower should be entered in the Group 3 Silver Bowl (1400m) in three weeks’ time.
The Michael Clements yard is hoping a step-up to a more suitable distance will enhance Top Knight’s winning prospects this Sunday.
Surge lived up to the promise shown at his Kranji breakthrough with a second consecutive win in the $50,000 Class 4 race over 1100m on Saturday.
Smart sprinter Bold Thruster allayed all the pre-race fears about his dubious getaways and first venture beyond six furlongs with a fighting win in the $175,000 Group 3 Fortune Bowl (1400m) on Sunday.
Trainer Michael Clements and owner Joe Singh are the only racing connections from Singapore to have entered horses at the first round of nominations for the prestigious Dubai World Cup night at Meydan on March 28.