Friday's Singapore Stipendiary Stewards' Report Highlights

BIG WIN: Former Malaysian galloper Little Jumbo winning his first Kranji start easily in the opening race on Friday night.
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BEST BET RACE 2 NO. 2

Racer King set to rule supreme

RACE 8 IS THE ASIA CHALLENGE CUP IN SEOUL, KOREA GETTING CLOSE: Racer King (centre) finishing second to Twodollarmuppet (No. 12) last time out on July 20.
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El Padrino, Trudeau tipped in Korean race

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Apprentice Joseph See boots home good-priced brace

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Double boost for trainer Alwin Tan

El Padrino.
Trainer Alwin Tan.
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EPL

That winning mentality

Pochettino wary of Liverpool but confident of maintaining 100 per cent record

ON FORM: Spurs (above) have won all four of their games this season.
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'Mario can play with Sturridge'

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EPL

Neil Humpreys: Pool's performance must match spending

Liverpool's new signings must deliver against Spurs or Rodgers' spending will be questioned

TIME TO STEP UP: 
Liverpool's new signings Lazar Markovic (above), Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Mario Balotelli need to compensate for the loss of Luis Suarez and the ageing Steven Gerrard.
TIME TO STEP UP: 
Liverpool's new signings Lazar Markovic, Adam Lallana (above), Emre Can and Mario Balotelli need to compensate for the loss of Luis Suarez and the ageing Steven Gerrard.
TIME TO STEP UP: 
Liverpool's new signings Lazar Markovic, Adam Lallana, Emre Can (above) and Mario Balotelli need to compensate for the loss of Luis Suarez and the ageing Steven Gerrard.
TIME TO STEP UP: 
Liverpool's new signings Lazar Markovic, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Mario Balotelli (above) need to compensate for the loss of Luis Suarez and the ageing Steven Gerrard.

For Liverpool supporters, there is a silver lining slithering through the cracks of Old Trafford.
Manchester United have spent more money than their oldest enemies and still perform with all the balance and flair of a one-legged chicken on a trampoline.
The Red Devils’ woeful results have been covering the sins of two clubs.
United have spent more than any other Premier League club, but Liverpool aren’t far behind.
As it stands, Brendan Rodgers has completed transfers totalling £117 million ($242m) — a figure second only to United’s £145.9m, after they agreed a £14.2m fee with Ajax Amsterdam for Holland international Daley Blind yesterday.
Liverpool’s owners showed Merseyside the money, but they’ve been rewarded with mediocrity. Their industry in the transfer market is yet to be matched on the pitch.
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Seeking the next School Sports Star

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Blind on his way to United

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