新加坡 - 05/04/2013
场地：良好 夺标时速： 1:11.65 分段时间：400公尺 0:24.39 600公尺 0:35.67 800公尺 0:47.53 1000公尺 0:59.39
RACE 8 [TF473]
GHOZI 2011 STAKES POLYTRACK 1200M
Acting on veterinary advice that DESERT VIKING (G Cheyne) was found to be
lame off-fore, the Panel Of Stewards ordered its withdrawal at 2137Hrs. In
terms of MRA Regulation 24.2, it must be presented to an Official Veterinary
Surgeon prior to being declared to race again.
KING CROSS (KB Soo) was restless in the barrier. Trainer M Yusof was
advised that a warning has been placed on KING CROSS regarding its barrier
manners and to take steps to improve them or action may be taken in future.
KING CROSS began awkwardly and lost ground.
Shortly after the start, AUDIO FRIEND (I Saifudin) had to be steadied off the
heels of FANTASTIC KNIGHT (App T Rehaizat) after being taken inwards by
DOMINATOR (O Chavez), which in turn was taken inwards slightly by
WINNING DAN (S John). Shortly thereafter, ROCKETY CAT (J Powell), which
had been slow into stride, was hampered by SUPER VELOX (HK Cheng),
which was taken inwards by SINATRA (I Santana).
ROCKETY CAT showed no early pace despite the urgings of its rider.
Approaching the 900m, SUPER VELOX shifted inwards slightly and brushed
SUPER VELOX raced wide without cover throughout.
SUPER VELOX and DOMINATOR raced tight for some distance in the
homestraight and in doing so, brushed on a number of occasions.
Jockey Chavez, the rider of DOMINATOR, reported that his horse was not
striding out freely. A subsequent veterinary examination revealed no
Jockey Powell, when questioned regarding the run of ROCKETY CAT, stated
that despite riding his mount along strongly throughout the race, ROCKETY
CAT never travelled well at any stage and was very disappointing. His
explanation was noted. A subsequent veterinary examination was requested
on ROCKETY CAT which revealed no apparent abnormality.