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Singapore Airlines International Cup

Singapore stages a show with Military 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.

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 3:50am 1 comment

Trainer Fownes sets himself apart with belief in Lucky Nine

To some extent, what was lost in the rush and the John Moore "monkey-off-the-back" moment at Kranji was the superb training performance from Caspar Fownes, producing Lucky Nine at his deadly best after recent hiccups.

22 May 2013 - 5:22am

Attack 'ideal for raid on Cox Plate'

Trainer John Moore has failed in his past two attempts to convince Military Attack's owner, Steven Lo Kit-sing, to tackle Australia's weight-for-age championship but hopes Sunday's win in Singapore changed the game for the horse, who will almost certainly now be Horse of the Year.

21 May 2013 - 5:40am

Simply magic as Hong Kong lands 1-2 blow in Singapore

Lucky Nine's thrashing of the KrisFlyer Sprint field set the bar high for John Moore's bid for the Singapore Airlines International Cup, but he answered in stunning style with a Military Attack-Dan Excel quinella to finally get the monkey off his back.

20 May 2013 - 3:25am

Trainers eye possible Hong Kong double in Singapore

International Group One races are never a pushover, but the confidence of trainers Caspar Fownes and John Moore and a process of deconstruction and elimination with their rivals points to the possibility of a first-ever "away" double for Hong Kong in Singapore today.

19 May 2013 - 5:00am

John Moore hoping for that elusive overseas title

Seventeen years ago, John Moore led in the winner of today's Sha Tin feature, the ATV Cup. Nothing particularly surprising about that except Makarpura Star's victory at his first start for five months was the end of the beginning of a personal quest for Moore that has led him to the Singapore Airlines International Cup tomorrow and an overseas feature victory so close he can taste it.

18 May 2013 - 4:20am

Dream barrier draws raise Hong Kong hopes for Singapore races

John Moore has earned himself big-race barrier draw duties for the rest of his career, while Caspar Fownes' abdication from the same role finally bore fruit as dream draws rained on the Hong Kong runners for Singapore's biggest race day.

17 May 2013 - 3:31am

Kranji fast catching up to Hong Kong benchmark

There isn't a lot that Singapore Turf Club can do about the weather, but the club seems to be making a proper job of its international meeting in other respects.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Memory lands in Lion City in good shape

Tony Cruz reported California Memory was in top shape ahead of Sunday's Singapore Airlines International Cup, as the grey handled his second overseas trip in the space of six weeks like a seasoned professional.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Cruz and Moore set to clash for Singapore glory

Hong Kong's hopes of claiming an international Group One victory on Singaporean soil tonight may rest with Singapore Airlines International Cup (2,000m) entries California Memory and Irian - both firming strongly since overseas fixed-odds markets opened in the week.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am