All systems go for Money Machine
MONEY MACHINE underlined his chances in the final leg of Saturday's the Carlsberg Cup, a Metro 71 plus set-weight event over 1,600m, with a dazzling workout at Sungei Besi yesterday.
Taken out by a track rider, the seven-year-old Australian gelding by Testa Rossa warmed up with a round of cantering exercise before sprinting over the final 600m in 38.2sec. The going was good.
Money Machine, who arrived in November 2012 with two wins and four placings in 13 outings in Australia, has three wins, a second and two thirds to his credit in 11 outings.
He went three up in May, beating Volpista in the Piala Emas Sultan Selangor Trial over 1,600m in yielding going.
Last time out, Money Machine ran 10th to Dark Matter in the second leg of the Carlsberg Cup over 1,400m in good going.
Trained by Shane Edwards for Money Machine Stable, Money Machine has a bright chance of going four up on Saturday.
WORKOUTS BY HORSES ENTERED in KL ON SATURDAY
Carlsberg Cup - 1,600m: Speed Baby canter/38.1, looking well. Money Machine canter/38.2, keenly. Terada (Hanif) 37.9. Feisty Leo (Lou Ho) canter/38.3. Tears To Diamonds (Yap) canter/37.1. Barrier practice: Ocean Fantasy (Vanan) 36. Sister In Law 35.9.
Carlsberg Stakes - 1,200m: Wild West Willy 37.6. Cobrador canter/35.8, impressively. Booky Boy (BN Kumar) 38.2. Cool And Manly canter/40.7. Smart People (Lou Ho) went better than last-start winner Capricci Prince (Open - 1,200m) in 37.9. Real Mean canter/39.1. Barrier test: Fumio (Hanif) 35.3.
Carlsberg Sprint - 1,200m: Colin The Firth canter/36.2, keenly. Devil's Cut went better than Code OF Silence in 37.1. Ghost Emperor canter/39.9. Super Good canter/41. Good Mummy canter/37.9. Barrier test/practice: Q Nine Max (HS Gill) 36.
Carlsberg Handicap - 1,800m: Kim Warrior canter/36.4. Big Rock (Chung) canter/38.3. King Faalcon (Denes) 37.4. Grand SHow 39.6. Bright Life (De Souza) canter/38.1. Barrier test: Thundering Angel (Mutaza) 35.7.
Class 4 - 1,800m: Man Of The World (Su Lim) pace work/40.1. Little Man (Lopes) 39.4. Cavorting canter/37.5, keenly. Big Surprise cantered one round and then went better than King Of Seal in 38.7.
Class 5 - 1,500m: Duel Of Honour (Vanan) 40.2. Alacarte canter/41.7. St Kazak 40.1. Chief Secretary 37.7. Amazing Grace canter/37. Biggest Chief (AK Lim) 40.8. Good Friend canter/38.1.
Class 5 - 1,500m: Delightfully (Denes) 41.8. Uptheante (SU Lim) 38.9. Blazing Steed (Mutaza) 41.8. King Of The Creek (Yap) canter/39.9. Rainbow Future (AK Lim) 38.5.
Premium Race - 1,200m: Oriental Spirit 36.9, smartly. Power Of Ten 38.5. Akita canter/36.2, impressively. Sparkler 36.5.
Premium Race - 1,200m: Ultra United canter/38.9. Sea Master (De Souza) canter/42.3. Dragon Eight went better than Dragon Nine in 39. Chinese Baby canter/38.8. Al Awaatef 36.2. Oriental Wonder 37.4.
WORKOUTS BY HORSES ENTERED IN IPOH ON SUNDAY
Enrich Stakes A Plus - 1,400m: Rush 38, impressively. Kawan Street 37.1. Carbon Copy (Shankar) 35.8. Stormy Bruce 39.9. Halo Inspire 36.3, keeping form. Ten Sense Win 39.9. Luxurious Choice 34.4.
Class 4 - 1,000m: Brave Malala trot/36.5. Slipa Vista 37.3. Blue Hills (Wepner) 36. Hello Sayang trot/36.5. Contented 38.
Class 4 - 1,000m: Movie Goer (Shankar) 37.7. Street Tease 39.6. The Thinker 38.6. Its Only Money trot/37. Excellent Goal 41.2. Neverunconditional trot/37.3.
Class 5 - 1,200m: Washington Bay 39. Paddy's Park 39.8. Astronaut Man 38.1. Classic Dream 39.3. Casper 38.6. Barker Road Kid trot/37.
Class 5 - 1,200m: Delta Wing (Wepner) canter/36. Classic Arrow 39.3. Great Geronimo trot/37. Marini Waltz 39.3. Si Bravo 41.2. Scott Free (Shankar) trot/38.2.
Class 5 - 1,200m: Hennessy Dragon 36.6. El Comandante trot/37. Chinese Street 38.6. No Time To Wait 38.6.
Class 5 - 1,200m: Ninetyfive Rocket 37.1. Candy Crush (Wan) trot/35.7. Super Coco 39. Full Power (Suhairi) 40.7. Moving Forward 38.6. Waverider 36.2.
Class 5 - 1,600m: Royal Green 35.9. Record Time 39.3. Feared (Wan) 39.6. Coil (Wepner) 37.5. Free Gift pace work/42.3. Flying Kiss 38.6.
Class 5 - 1,600m: Fire General (Wan) 40.2. Will Power 36.5. Happy Surpriser 38.3. Flash Gordon trot/38. Mr Magic 38.6. Oracion 39.3. - NST.