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Popular pick Eye Guy rises from jaws of defeat

Hot favourite Eye Guy was staring down the barrel of imminent defeat, but sheer grit saw him pick himself off the canvas to land the spoils by the scruff of the neck on Friday night.

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Quadcopter gets off to a flier on debut

Newcomer Quadcopter took off to a brilliant winning debut for the bang-in-form duo of Hideyuki Takaoka-Olivier Placais in the $85,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1200m on Friday night.

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Kranji's Friday meeting preview

Kranji's Friday meeting Preview, selections, comments and odds - the narrative around the track of late has been the transfer of some serious horseflesh to the stables of Lee Freedman, including 2017 Singapore Horse of the Year, Infantry

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

Race analysis and race selections for Friday's racing at Kranji - the eight race broadcast commences at 8.20pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Freedman takes leap of faith with Iskandar for Tesoro ride

Malaysian apprentice jockey Iskandar Rosman may have yet to ride a winner, but that has not stopped his master Lee Freedman from entrusting him with the plum ride on Tesoro Privado on Friday night.

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Jumbo Jet the right fit for Clarton Super: Tan

Second-year trainer Tan Kah Soon said that Sunday’s $200,000 Group 3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (1400m) was the only “sensible” option in his search for a suitable comeback race for his stable star Clarton Super.

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Well Done on comeback trail, but not in running for Triple Crown

More than two months after his withdrawal from the Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m), Well Done is nearing his return to the training tracks, but will again miss out on more big races.

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Placais cuddles Super Fortune to the line in trial

Jockey Olivier Placais had a good reason to stick his whip in his back pocket like an antenna during Super Fortune’s barrier trial on Tuesday – to resist the temptation of reaching for it in the concluding stages.

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War Affair one gallop away from NZ debut in G2 race

Former Singapore Horse of the Year War Affair is gearing up for a possible tilt at a New Zealand racing debut at the age of eight next Saturday week.

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Curatolo to ride on a stay at Kranji this weekend

French jockey Ryan Curatolo will be able to ride at Kranji this weekend after he was granted a stay of proceedings by the Macau Jockey Club following his decision to appeal against a one-month suspension for not riding to the satisfaction of the Macau stewards in a race at Taipa on July 28.

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Freedman extols Placais' 'magique' on Little Big Man

Leading trainer Lee Freedman tried his hand at some French banter with jockey Olivier Placais after Little Big Man scored for the third time for the French rider on Sunday - not quite to the same winning effect as his horse, but good enough for a hearty laugh.

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Solo Sun finds daylight for first time at Kranji

Former Chris Waller charge Solo Sun gave both trainer Desmond Koh and jockey Alan Munro a much-needed fillip in the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race (1800m) on Sunday.

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First bite of the cherry for Eagle Eye

Unbeaten in his country of origin, Argentinian import Eagle Eye was finally able to showcase his true potential with an imposing first Kranji victory in the $80,000 Class 3 Division 1 race over 1400m on Sunday.

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Bold Thruster scores another easy win

The boom on exciting three-year-old Bold Thruster just got a few decibels louder following yet another impressive galloping lesson on Sunday.

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Warrior King wins first battle

Warrior King defied his long odds and a wide barrier to spring a big surprise in the $20,000 Open Maiden race over 1400m at Kranji on Sunday.

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Kranji's Sunday meeting preview

A slight re-adjustment to the analysis this week with the majority of horses in Singapore turning a year older on August 1 but the weight-to-rating ratio in the Novice conditions hasn’t changed and it is a newly turned 3YO that is the one to watch.

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

Race analysis and race selections for Sunday's racing at Kranji - the nine race broadcast commences at 3.20pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 5.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 6.00pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and 2

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Le Grange pulls out three Aces

Trainer Ricardo Le Grange claimed the training honours hands-down on Friday night at Kranji with a perfect three-from-three - Cadet, Zac Ace and Mokastar were his only runners for the night, and they all came up trumps to hand the South African his first hat-trick of wins for the season

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Triple Trio beats traffic snarl to double score

Triple Trio came through a busy mid-race section and business end to the $60,000 Class 4 Premier race over 1400m to whack away to a most laudable win on Friday night.

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Cadet brings up double century for Juglall

Mauritian jockey Nooresh Juglall had been feeling a bit “toey” about hitting that 200th win milestone for about a month, but the long wait was finally over when a fantastic four-timer took him over the line and beyond on Friday night.

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