Friday’s Singapore Stipendiary Stewards’ Report Highlights
BULLISH LUCK: Slow to begin; made contact.
SECRET MAN: Made contact; eased on two occasions.
GOLD LINE: Bumped.
KING OF THIEVES: Bumped; eased outwards; bumped again and unbalanced; blundered and checked.
MR TRY: Bumped; tendency to lay inwards; again tendency to lay inwards, resulting in his rider having to stop riding and straighten the gelding on a number of occasions.
ONE MORE ACHIEVER: Raced tight; brushed.
GIORGIO: Raced tight; brushed.
EASY MONEY: Returned as a roarer; had previously undergone corrective surgery for this condition.
CONILAD: Jumped awkwardly inwards; bumped.
GOLDEN DIAMOND: Bumped; very unbalanced; made contact; laid inwards, resulting in his rider having to stop riding and straighten the gelding on a number of occasions; raced wide.
TRETCHIKOFF: Made contact; raced wide.
RACING TALENT: Made contact; raced wide; returned having cast his off-fore.
DREAMPITCHER: Began awkwardly; shifted inwards abruptly; bumped.
SHAQRAA: Bumped; returned having cast his off-hind plate.
SKYHAWK: Bumped; checked; raced poorly.
THE WINGED DRAGON: Made contact.
TIZALOOCHEE: Returned lame off-fore.
GOOD BET: Lame off-fore; withdrawn.
OUR TOUCHE: Jumped awkwardly.
MIGHTY CREATION: Tendency to lay outwards; while the stewards felt that it had not affected the placings, jockey E Aslam was reminded of his obligations to ride his mount out fully to the end.
ARROWHEAD: Raced wide.
DRAGON KING: Steadied when tightened; had difficulty obtaining a clear run in the early part of the straight.
IMPERIAL BOY: Rolled inwards.
COURT CASE: Checked.
PUBLIC GUARDIAN: Slow to begin.
PRETTY ELUSIVE: Jumped awkwardly; bumped heavily; proved difficult to settle; hung outwards.
Jockey M Nunes, when questioned regarding the run of Pretty Elusive, said that after suffering interference at the start, he had to ride his mount vigourously in the early stages to obtain a forward position. Thereafter, Pretty Elusive failed to run on when placed under pressure in the straight and disappointed.
A veterinary examination revealed that the horse returned not striding out freely.
VINTAGE VERDOT: Jumped awkwardly.
PURE WHITE: Jumped awkwardly.
ROYAL CHOICE: Jumped awkwardly.
PREFERRED: Crowded; steadied.
SWAN SONG: Bumped heavily.
ASHQAR: Raced wide.
RAINBOW WARRIOR: Jockey A Da Silva replaced jockey V Duric on Rainbow Warrior as Duric could not make the weight.
BIG BANKER: Examined and passed fit to race.
KING SAVINSKY: Slow to begin; eased; laid inwards.
VERGLATICA: Rolled outwards; raced wide; cramped for racing room shortly after passing the 150m mark until near the 50m mark.
HUMOR TOWN: Jumped awkwardly.
HIPPO PROSPERO: Inconvenienced; eased when crowded.
RAINBOW WARRIOR: Returned not striding out freely.
GANNA: Raced poorly.
TOP OF THE TOWN: Began awkwardly.
FLYING WINNER: Began awkwardly.
GUILTLESS: Began awkwardly.
EVERTRUST: Slow to begin; inconvenienced; eased when racing tight.
STATE TROOPER: Carried outwards.
MING'S BOY: Jumped awkwardly; steadied.
CASSIS OOLONG: Bumped outwards.
SO PERFECT: Bumped on two occasions; made contact; rolled inwards.
FLYING WINNER: Bumped; made contact; eased; steadied.
OCEAN STORY: Inconvenienced; raced wide; jockey N Juglall reported that the gelding had returned with his saddle having shifted back during the race.
BLACK BEAN: Rolled inwards.
BATTLE HORSE: A Munro replaced Duric on Battle Horse as Duric could not make the weight; jumped awkwardly.
DRAGON SPIRIT: Examined and passed fit to race; rolled outwards; unable to secure a clear run between the 400m mark and the 200m mark.
WONDERFUL KNIGHT: Jumped awkwardly inwards; bumped; raced wide.
NINETYSEVEN GOLD: Bumped.
SPEEDY DRAGON: Bumped.
CASTOR: Jumped awkwardly inwards; made contact.
TASSAJARA: Made contact.
LEE BANK: Jumped awkwardly.
PROFESSOR X: Steadied outwards.
TURQUOISE KING: Raced wide; hung outwards.
STOCK BROKER: Restless in the barrier; slow to begin; bumped.
BEAT TO QUARTERS: Jumped awkwardly inwards; bumped.
Q NINE MAC: Bumped; made contact; raced wide.
CHEETAH KING: Made contact.
SUPER BRILLIANT: Crowded; checked.
STORM TROOPER: Eased.
BELLUS WONDER: Rolled outwards; bumped.
HAPPY HAPPY: Returned lame off-fore.
SPLENDOR: Reared over at the start, examined and passed fit to race.
KEEN DRAGON: Bumped.
SAVAGE STORM: Bumped.
CORDOBA: Rolled inwards; had difficulty obtaining clear running at the 100m mark until shortly after passing the 50m mark.
ROCK ESPRIT: Raced wide.
CLERMONT CLUB: Raced wide.