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  1. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Singapore stages a show with Military precision

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Singapore's showpiece may suffer from 'restrictions' but Moore's Attack lays siege to the city Night goes off withMilitary precision There was much to take away from Kranji's big day on Sunday, where Hong Kong was triumphant but the Singapore Turf Club had much for which to take a bow. Considering the timing of the meeting- ...

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    Trainers eye possible Hong Kong double in Singapore

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Singapore alan.aitken@scmp.com John Moore and Caspar Fownes are extremely bullish of scoring it big on Singapore Cup day Trainers eye possible HK double International Group ... of a first-ever "away" double for Hong Kong in Singapore today. Fownes said yesterday a fresh, trouble-free Lucky Nine has to be the horse to beat in the S$1 million (HK$6.18 million) KrisFlyer ...

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    Moore plots Attack on Singapore

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... plots Attack on Singapore Military Attack's transformation from big-finishing backmarker to tactical top-liner was completed in a fairy-tale moment for jockey Tommy Berry in the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup yesterday and John Moore has set his sights now on Singapore. Moore, nearing the end of a distinguished career with compulsory retirement looming in the next few years, has made ...

  4. Sacred Kingdom spot on for Singapore sprint

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell in Singapore Jockey Brett Prebble declared Sacred Kingdom in 'perfect order' after the former world champion sprinter's final gallop at Singapore's Kranji ... It was nice work, exactly what I wanted.' Yiu cast a discerning eye over his charge before and after the gallop and was 'more than satisfied'. 'He has settled in well to Singapore ...

  5. Hong Kong hero Marcus returns to Asia after clinching Singapore deal

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Former champion jockey Basil Marcus will return to the region later this year with the Singapore Turf Club yesterday announcing that he had been successful in gaining a licence ... Derby with Jay Peg, who went on to win the 2008 Singapore Airlines International Cup and the 2008 Dubai Duty Free when prepared by Herman Brown. Other notable horses Marcus has trained include ...

  6. Singapore very lucky to have Callow, says Laxon

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... declaring the Australian 'as good as I've seen'. Callow went to Singapore late last year on a trial basis but has taken the racing industry there by storm, rewriting the record books ... are that Callow has ridden 104 winners in Singapore from 350 rides, giving him the extraordinary strike rate of 29.7 per cent and a 43-win gap over former Hong Kong champion Robbie Fradd. Laxon has ...

  7. Singapore must reject temptation to abandon international agenda

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The eighth running of the Singapore Airlines International Cup on Sunday was a qualified success, highlighted by another Japanese quinella to go alongside their Melbourne Cup ... is right, then there has never been a more important time for the Singapore Turf Club administration to take stock of itself and make an unequivocal commitment to the international agenda. ...

  8. De Kock seeks to end Singapore drought with Oracle West

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell South African trainer Mike de Kock has already conquered Dubai and Hong Kong on his international forays and plans to raise the stable flag in Singapore for the first time this weekend with his unlucky Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup contender Oracle West. This will be De Kock's fourth assault on Sunday's S$3 million (HK$15.5 million) Singapore Airlines ...

  9. Bowman's Crossing arrives safe and sound in Singapore

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Bowman's Crossing, Hong Kong's frontline contender for Sunday's S$3 million ($13.7 million) Singapore Airlines International Cup, has arrived safely in the island republic and will have his final piece of fast work at the Kranji racecourse on Thursday. Trainer David Oughton said the Hong Kong Mile runner-up had an incident-free flight to Singapore ...

  10. On the Rails

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... trainer David Hayes had announced plans to establish a base in Singapore. One of the key quotes from Jockey Club officials was a fear that Hong Kong facilities are falling behind those of lesser racing powers South Korea and Singapore. In Korea, betting turnover is climbing to be hot on the heels of Hong Kong's numbers and there is money to invest in better facilities. And racing ...




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