Satellite King: Flores warned

Jockey David Flores.
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Codigo ends two-year drought

WELCOME BACK: Day-to-day proposition Codigo (Alan Munro) finishing strongly to return to the winning list last Friday.
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Three riders suspended for careless riding

Three riders suspended for careless riding

TH Koh.
M Zaki.
Z Zuriman.
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Sunday’s Singapore Stipes’ Report Highlights

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Hammer Down knocks out rivals

$129 UPSET: Hammer Down (Lisa Allpress) flying home on the outside to beat Astrostar in Sunday’s main race — the $100,000 Open Benchmark 83 event over 1,200m on the Polytrack — to end a long drought.
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FOOTBALL

Sevilla to face Real's $trike force

World's most expensive forward line on display in European curtain-raiser

GOING HOME: Welsh superstar Gareth Bale is expected to feature in Real Madrid's Uefa Super Cup match against Sevilla at the Cardiff City Stadium. Gareth Bale - $178.5M.
Cristiano Ronaldo - $168M.
James Rodriguez - $134.3M.
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Five EPL stars who will shine

Romero Lukaku.
Alexis Sanchez.
Adam Lallana.
Diego Costa.
Ander Herrera.

The New Paper’s Gary Lim thinks five players, among all the new Premiership signings so far, will shine this season.

They are Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, Liverpool’s Adam Lallana, Everton’s Romelu Lukaku, Chelsea’s Diego Costa and Manchester United’s Ander Herrera.

Their teams will depend on these to propel them to the Premiership summit or, in the case of United and Everton, into the Champions League spots.

Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 12. 

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Neil Humphreys: Patience not a virtue at Tottenham

NEW ARRIVALS: (From far left) Mauricio Pochettino has brought in goalkeeper Michel Vorm and defenders Ben Davies and Eric Dier.

Tottenham Hotspur have always struggled with delusions of grandeur, writes Neil Humphreys.

When chairman Daniel Levy discusses his grandiose plans for his club, he can sound like an independent film-maker talking up his chances of winning an Oscar.

He is driven only by an irrepressible desire to join the four leaders at the top table. And he will fire Mauricio Pochettino if the Tottenham coach fails to finish in the top four this season.

Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 12. 

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Neil Humphreys: It's just one game, Gunners

EYEING MORE SILVERWARE: Aaron Ramsey (right, with Santi Cazorla) has high hopes for the season.

If ever a single game summed up the relentless juggernaut of hype in English football, then it had to be the Community Shield on Sunday, comments Neil Humphreys.

The Wembley walkabout has marginally more significance than a beach football contest between tourists at the Copacabana and is usually less attractive.

And yet, Arsenal are being hailed in some quarters as genuine title contenders; a team turning corners and rolling headfirst into a renaissance.

Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 12. 

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Chavez queried over Perfect Challenger

$129 UPSET: Hammer Down (Lisa Allpress) flying home on the outside to beat Astrostar in Sunday's main race - the $100,000 Open Benchmark 83 event over 1,200m on the Polytrack - to end a long drought.
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