Australian-breds made a clean sweep of Singapore’s black type racing on the weekend with the first four across the line in the Group Three Rocket Man Stakes, first three in the Group Three Moonbeam Vase and first two in the Group Two Singapore 3YO Classic all sourced from ‘down under’.
Straight back from his US trip where he purchased two new horses, trainer Michael Clements won’t have much time to catch his breath as he sends out a team of five horses in two big races this weekend.
Singapore champion Debt Collector (NZ) (Thorn Park) produced another sparkling performance in Sunday’s S$500,000 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Kranji, heading a trifecta for gradates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales.
Bold galloper Curvature wrapped up his comeback prep with a slashing barrier trial win in his customary high-cruising style on Tuesday.
Elite Invincible walked away with the Singapore Horse of the Year title at the rebranded 2018 Racing Appreciation Night held at the JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach on Monday night.
The publicity-shy combination of trainer Mohd Yusof and powerful owner Lucky Stable were flung back into the spotlight after Constant Justice sprang a mini-upset in the season’s traditional first feature race, the $200,000 Group 3 New Year Cup (1200m) on Tuesday.