Sports

Sunday’s Singapore Turf Club Stipendiary Stewards’ Report Highlights

RACE 1

ROOMIE PIM: Lame near-fore; withdrawn.

FOUNTAIN: Slow into stride.

BRANKSOME: Began awkwardly; crowded; bumped. Before the "All Clear" was given, apprentice T See requested to view the race video with a view to considering lodging an objection. After viewing the video, See believed that there was insufficient grounds to lodge the objection and the "All Clear" was declared.

ZAC GALLANT: Crowded.

HAPPY FOREVER: Crowded.

GENUINE BARGAIN: Laid outwards; crowded; raced tight; brushed.

PEGASUS VICTORY: Raced wide.

LUCKY SIX: Raced tight; brushed.

JAWARA: Turned inwards; bumped.

RACE 2

GENTLEMAN: Stood flat-footed and lost considerable ground; raced poorly; jockey O Chavez reported that Gentleman was not striding out freely.

CACTUS JACK: Began awkwardly; returned having cast his near-fore plate.

BELLY DANCE: Carried outwards; crowded; eased when crowded.

OCEAN WAVE: Carried inwards; raced greenly; steadied outwards; bumped.

THE MYTH: Hung inwards; taken wide; bumped.

FALKIRK LEAD: Checked outwards; had to change course inwards.

MOLLY BROWNE: Inconvenienced; forced wide; rolled inwards.

RACE 3

WU SCHOLAR: Made contact.

SHANGHAI BUND: Taken outwards; made contact; steadied inwards; unable to obtain clear running from the 200m mark until passing the 50m mark.

LIZAZ: Checked twice.

FREE HAPPY: Raced wide.

CATCH ME GREAT: Raced wide.

CHASE: Steadied; buffeted; checked when disappointed for a run; changed course outwards to obtain clear running.

ELUSIVE EMPEROR: Checked; had difficulty obtaining clear running from the 200m mark until approaching the 50m mark.

RACE 4

FANTASTIC WARRIOR: Slow into stride; inconvenienced.

KATONG PARK: Jumped awkwardly outwards.

MR CALIFORNIA: Carried outwards; bumped heavily; severely hampered.

NINETYSIX POWER: Bumped heavily; severely hampered; carried outwards.

TOOBIGTOFAIL: Bumped heavily; very unbalanced and rider almost being dislodged; carried outwards.

MOON OF NEPTUNE: Bumped; returned having cast his off-fore plate.

BENGLIAM: Bumped; severely crowded; returned having cast his near-fore plate.

STING: Very unbalanced.

RACE 5

GLORIOUS WEALTH: Was difficult to be loaded into the barrier; raced wide.

KUBERA WARRIOR: Was difficult behind the barrier and difficult to be loaded.

CELERITAS: Began awkwardly.

BAIL OUT: Jumped outwards; made contact.

FINE CHOICE: Made contact; carried wide; returned having cast his off-fore plate and with a cut on his near-hind leg.

CERDAN: Laid outwards; checked.

LIM'S RESPOND: Bumped.

LEE MAN: Bumped.

RACE 6

KISS ME: Difficult to load; raced tight; bumped.

JOE: Began awkwardly; crowded.

JUSTICE RIGHT: Slow into stride.

MOUNT KINABALU: Raced tight; bumped.

D'DON: Raced wide.

THEBUZZDOWNUNDER: Jockey E Aslam, when questioned, said that over the concluding stages, he stopped using the whip every stride as he was attempting to push the horse out hands and heels in an attempt to get the gelding to extend his neck approaching the winning post. However, after viewing the film, he said that he might have tried to do this earlier than he should have on this occasion. The stewards noted his explanation, but reminded him of his obligations in riding his mounts out fully to the line to the best of his ability.

RACE 7

TOM: Slow to begin.

STRAIGHTTOTHEPOINT: Slow into stride; made contact.

STIRLING: Made contact; raced keenly.

HAMMER DOWN: Eased.

WAR LORD: Raced wide; carried wider.

WARPATH: Steadied; proved difficult to settle; raced keenly.

RACE 8

CLERMONT CLUB: Began awkwardly.

OVER EASY: Bumped.

PRINCE MAG: Bumped.

ZIPANGU: Bumped.

TWODOLLARMUPPET: Inconvenienced.

MINI BOSS: Clipped the heels of Twodollarmuppet and almost fell.

RACE 9

SPRING THUNDER: Began awkwardly.

IN FACT: Began awkwardly.

BRILLIANT DEAL: Shifted outwards abruptly under pressure.

SLEW OF LODE: Returned having cast both-fore plates.

RACE 10

MUSKETEER: Began awkwardly; eased when crowded.

DRAGON G: Began awkwardly; returned having cast his off-hind plate.

THESE STREETS: Proved difficult to settle; steadied outwards.

RIDE OF VALKYRIES: Taken inwards; eased when disappointed for a run; had difficulty obtaining clear running between the 500m mark and until after passing the 400m mark.

NEW YORK CITY: Raced wide.

POLE PARADISE: Raced wide.

FATKID: Had some difficulty obtaining clear running and changed course inwards in an attempt to improve.

FRAAJILISTIC: Made contact.

IDEAL GUIDE: Made contact.

RACE 11

ROYAL FINISH: Began awkwardly; steadied; raced keenly.

BLACK SNOW: Raced wide; inconvenienced.

MY BOY JACK: Shifted outwards under pressure.

PERFECT CHALLENGER: Returned as a roarer; the veterinary surgeon also advised that the horse had previously undergone corrective surgery for this condition.