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Friday’s Singapore Stipes’ report highlights

RACE 1

ECLAIR SENSATION: Bumped; eased; eased again after becoming awkwardly placed; tendency to lay inwards; returned not striding out freely.

SWEET LODGE: Bumped.

FISCAL WINGS: Jumped awkwardly; hung outwards; raced wide.

BARNBURGH LAD: Bumped; unbalanced.

FLAMING FIREHEART: Bumped; difficult to settle.

WINNING STAR: Made contact.

SILVER STAR: Made contact.

SWIFT: Had difficulty obtaining a clear run between the 400m mark and the 100m mark.

RACE 2

MEGEVE: Lame off-hind; withdrawn.

PROBABLY: Slow to begin; inconvenienced; laid outwards.

NINETYSEVENEMPEROR: Raced wide; bumped; unbalanced.

QUICKSILVER: Bumped.

PROUD PINOY: Made contact.

STICK SEEKER: Jockey M Nunes reported that the gelding had returned with his saddle having shifted back during the race.

DRAGON INFINITY: Apprentice T See reported that Dragon Infinity was not striding out freely; raced poorly.

RACE 3

PINYIN: Slow to begin; inconvenienced.

BRAD: Jumped awkwardly; made contact; crowded; inconvenienced.

DARK PULSE: Made contact.

RISING TIDE: Jumped awkwardly.

AUREUS: Carried outwards; steadied; difficult to settle; raced wide.

TWODOLLARMUPPET: Crowded; eased.

OZYMANDIAS: Laid outwards; eased after becoming awkwardly placed; raced keenly.

BRING MONEY HOME: Checked.

SQUIRE OSBALDESTON: Checked; had difficulty obtaining clear running between the 500m and the 300m; checked.

RACE 4

AMAZING: Restless in the barrier.

RUN CHEETAH RUN: Restless in the barrier.

FORTUNE WINNER: Had to be restrained off the heels of Shuying Xiaoxiao after being bumped inwards; had difficulty obtaining a clear run in the early part of the straight.

RAINBOW WARRIOR: Bumped.

POLITICALLYCORRECT: Bumped.

NOT EXACTLY: Bumped.

MEGABUCKS: Bumped; raced wide.

OCEAN WAVE: Crowded.

MIGHTY EMPEROR: Jumped awkwardly outwards.

RACE 5

FINE CHOICE: Crowded; taken inwards to obtain clear running.

DRAGON ROYAL: Jumped inwards.

CHOPIN'S NOCTURNE: Carried outwards.

KUBERA WARRIOR: Carried outwards.

LEE MAN: Jumped awkwardly outwards.

BIG MAN: Overraced; got his head up; returned with an irregular heart rhythm.

BLUE MOON: Raced poorly; no apparent abnormality.

RACE 6

HAPPY SAGA: Lost ground after beginning awkwardly.

BENJI'S RULE: Eased when crowded.

CRAZY TIMES: Taken inwards.

ONEPLUSZERO ONE: Eased when crowded.

MEXICAN GAL: Rolled inwards.

SING ROULETTE: Raced keenly.

SUPER SPUR: Apprentice T See lost the use of his near-side rein in the early part of the straight, which he regained shortly thereafter.

POWER LIN: Bled.

RACE 7

JIMMY REA: Bumped; crowded; bumped again.

SMART LAD: Bumped; carried outwards; bumped.

ZULULAND: Slow to begin; eased when held up.

A LA VICTORY: Difficult to settle; bumped; carried outwards.

MAJESTIC MOMENTS: Difficult to settle; rolled inwards.

TITANIUM: Difficult to settle.

CHASE: Bumped.

BRAVO CHARLIE: Raced wide; rolled inwards.

ELUSIVE EMPEROR: Steadied.

MR SPIELBERG: Bumped.

BELIEVE YOURSELF: Shifted abruptly outwards. An objection was lodged by jockey A Munro of fourth-placed Believe Yourself, against Spanish Bay, being the third placegetter, on the grounds of interference over the final 100m. After deliberation and considering all of the evidence, the panel of stewards felt that near the 100m mark, Spanish Bay shifted outwards, when sufficiently clear. Shortly after, Believe Yourself, who was making ground quickly, was taken outwards away from the heels of Spanish Bay. As such, the interference was not sufficient to warrant an alteration to the placings. The objection was overruled and the result stood.

RACE 8

HOT GOLD: Lost ground after beginning awkwardly.

VALEVOLE: Began awkwardly.

GOOD NEWS: Steadied when crowded; shifted inwards abruptly to obtain clear running; rolled outwards and became awkwardly placed; had to be taken inwards to obtain clear running.

SUPER WINNER: Rolled inwards.

GHOST: Laid outwards.

RACE 9

HAPPY CAT: Lost ground after being crowded.

GADAWON: Jumped awkwardly outwards.

IRISH REBEL: Carried outwards; eased.

BLACK SNOW: Raced keenly; eased.

ARES: Raced keenly.

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