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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the four race broadcast commences at 1.35pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 5 (1600M) Handicap / KRW 33 Million - tricky race with most of the main chances having drawn wide - Mark Ace doesn’t exactly win out of turn, but she has finished in the top five on nine of eleven starts so far and comes in with very consistent recent form

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Seoul and Busan Sunday meetings previews

Seoul and Busan Sunday meetings previews - Seoul's 10 race broadcast commences at 11.45am AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 3 (1800M) Allowance / KRW 60 Million - super race - Jangsan Missile picks himself having won all his latest four starts impressively and while he is significantly up in weight, he remains the one to beat from a nice draw

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - the six race broadcast commences at noon AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 2.20pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 4 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 45 Million - Sinui Adeul won three consecutive races between April and June at 1200M and 1300M before his streak came to an end on his first try at this class - stays nicely down in the weights here, he draws well

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Race analysis and race selections for Saturday's racing at Kranji

Race analysis and race selections for Saturday's racing at Kranji - the 12 race broadcast commences at 2.00pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Minister gets the memo he needs to buck up

After Minister finished a distant fifth at his last start, trainer Donna Logan thought it was high time to tighten the screws on the “bludger”.

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the seven race broadcast commences at 1.35pm on Sky Racing2 - Class 3 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 60 Million - a really competitive race to finish with - B.K John is the probably favourite and justifiably so

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Lim has Songgong back on song after colic

A mild bout of colic was the reason behind Songgong Hera’s withdrawal two weeks ago, but trainer Jason Lim’s useful sprinter has luckily recovered and will look to bounce back this Saturday at Kranji in the $70,000 Class 3 race over 1100m.

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Singapore jockey JP Van Der Merwe disqualified for one year

Jockey Van Der Merwe was found guilty that he, as the rider of Fast And Fearless he failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures throughout the race to ensure that his horse was given full opportunity of winning or of obtaining the best possible placing - disqualified for one year

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Clements Raffles Cup raiders crank things up at trials

Reigning Singapore champion trainer Michael Clements couldn’t be happier with his Tuesday quartet of Raffles Cup contenders in barrier heat No 2 less than two weeks ahead of their Group 1 assignment on September 18.

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Zaki scores rare hat-trick with three longshots

Local jockey Mohd Zaki scored a unexpected hat-trick of wins with three outsiders Longhu, Sun Conqueror and by far the longest-priced in From The Navy at Kranji on Saturday

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Gold Star outshines the rest on Polytrack

All the pre-race hype had centred around South African newcomer Katak in the run-up to Saturday’s headline event, the $85,000 Class 2 Division 1 race (1200m) on Polytrack at Kranji, but it was one of the forgotten horses, Gold Star who stole the thunder

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Hail the King again

After nearly three years without finding the line, Group 3 winner King Louis finally reclaimed his long-lost crown, never mind if it came in a more modest $50,000 Class 4 Division 2 race on the Polytrack mile at Kranji on Saturday.

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Double Happiness for Kok

Trainer David Kok’s astute placing of his small team of horses paid dividends again when Happy Moment doubled up on the quick back-up at Kranji on Saturday.

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Seoul and Busan Sunday meetings previews

Seoul and Busan Sunday meeting previews - the ten race broadcast from Seoul commences at 11.45am AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class Open (1200M) “Rookie Stakes @Seoul” Allowance / KRW 150 Million - Seoul’s juveniles get the chance to compete for a big prize

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - the five race broadcast commences at noon on Sky Racing1 and from 2.20pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 5 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 33 Million - fillies and mares only here Joyful K ran well for 5th last time out at 1300m, settling midfield before going back and then running on

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Six furlongs and above to stay untouched territory for Elliot Ness for now

Trainer Mark Walker has decided to pull Elliot Ness back inside the short sprint bubble as the Polytrack 1100m record holder resumes at Kranji this Saturday.

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the seven race broadcast commences at 2.50pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 5 (1800M) Handicap / KRW 33 Million - a very competitive race and with an evenly matched field it may be that those who can get an easy run early have the best of it - we’ll side with Seongsan Hero

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Race analysis and race selections for Saturday's racing at Kranji

Race analysis and race selections for Saturday's racing at Kranji - the 12 race broadcast commences at 2.00pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Clements' calm before the storm

After setting the pace at Kranji from the word go, Michael Clements lost the yellow jersey to Mark Walker last week

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South African rising star Katak launches Kranji attack

A recent high-profile export that fell by the wayside, along with the bleak outlook brought by the global pandemic shouldn’t have led a horse like Katak to Kranji

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