Singapore News

Cheval Blanc outstays rivals in downpour

The weather gods were not smiling but the racing gods were for the happy connections of Cheval Blanc (Red Jazz) in the SGP$50,000 Class 4 race over 1600 metres on the Polytrack yesterday. A weather delay – lightning – earlier in the day had the third race put back ten minutes, but the deluge before... Read More

Four winners to welcome the Ongs back

Trainer Jason Ong bagged a four-timer on Saturday, a timely welcome for his family who, along with many owners, were finally allowed back at the races after a long time. The in-form Singaporean handler was firing on all cylinders as Per Incrown (Per Incanto), Surrey Hills (Sweynesse), High Voltage (High Chaparral) and The Wild Prince... Read More

Kosciuszko adds mile string to his bow as he makes it a straight eight

Rising star Lim’s Kosciuszko (Kermadec) turned his first attempt at the mile into a one-act affair after he careered away to his eighth win in as many starts at Kranji yesterday. The Daniel Meagher-trained hotpot showed his usual abundance of speed under Danny Beasley to hold off six classy rivals and post a compelling win... Read More

Fame Star bounces back to winning ways

Fame Star (Twirling Candy) bounced back to his best after more than two years away from the winner’s enclosure when he repelled the challenge of Rocket Star (Star Witness) to land the feature Class 1 handicap over 1200 metres at Kranji yesterday. The last of Fame Star’s eight wins came in a Kranji Stakes A... Read More

Istataba goes one better on raw ability

Argentinian filly Istataba (Treasure Beach) put her best foot forward to get off the mark in the restricted maiden over 1200 metres at Kranji yesterday having shown potential with two seconds from her two starts previously. The Michael Clements-trained filly jumped smartly from barrier five and kept finding more for Jake Bayliss to defeat Deception... Read More

Mesmerizing hands Crutchley first win as a Kranji trainer

Stephen Crutchley has led in countless winners at Kranji, but yesterday was the first time the Kiwi horseman was heading down to the winner’s circle as a trainer in his own right. The New Zealander has been part of the local racing landscape since joining forces with owner Constance Cheng and became assistant trainer to... Read More