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Special King keeps up solid form with another win

Model of consistency Special King lived up to his $15 favourite tag to win the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 1100m on the Polytrack on Friday night.

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Three from three for red-hot Rodd at Kranji

Michael Rodd was in smashing form at Kranji on Friday after he turned his three rides of the night into winners in quick succession

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Tesoro Privado stamps his class first-up

Class prevailed in the $80,000 Class 3 race over 1400m with Tesoro Privado giving his rivals no chance of a look-in on Friday night.

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Glengallon a Highly Recommended find for Tan

Up-and-coming New Zealand stallion Highly Recommended recorded his first Singapore winner after Glengallon scored a dominant win on debut in the $85,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1000m on Polytrack on Friday night.

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Walker aims for back-to-back KRA Trophy wins

Champion trainer Mark Walker will attempt to win a second Korea Racing Authority Trophy in a row, this time with honest sprinter Viviano on Sunday.

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Kranji's Friday meeting preview

Kranji's Friday meeting preview, selections, comments and odds - there are plenty of “swings and roundabouts” in the racing game and none more so when good horses move stables

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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 8.45pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Taking the homegrown Approach with jockey Lee Hyo Sik

While perennial Busan champion trainer Kim Young Kwan has plumped for seasoned expat jockeys for his two contenders in Sunday’s $250,000 Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m), the trainer of the third runner is taking a leap of faith with a young local rider.

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Korea Racing Authority Trophy tracknotes Thursday July 19

A wet and thundery morning did not deter the Busan trio running in Sunday’s Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) from going through with their scheduled gallop on Thursday at Kranji

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Da Silva to ride Today like there is no tomorrow

Globetrotting jockey Franco Da Silva had a sparkle in his eyes when told Korean runners would probably be mostly overlooked in the betting in Sunday’s $250,000 Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji

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Peters has smart duo well-in at the weights in KRA Trophy

Handy sprinter Skywalk returns from his unplaced effort in the Group 1 Lion City Cup (1200m) for his preferred Polytrack surface in Sunday’s $250,000 Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m).

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Have-saddle-will-travel Irishman relishes 'extraordinary' chance to ride in Singapore

When Belfast-born jockey Fergus Sweeney picked South Korea as his next riding base, little did he know it would help him add another Asian country to his international resume – Singapore.

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Korea Racing Authority Trophy tracknotes Tuesday July 17

After being put through their paces by work riders at their first couple of days at Kranji, the Busan trio running in the Korea Racing Authority (1200m) on Sunday had their respective race-riders stepping into the plate on Tuesday morning.

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Successful surgeries for Hairi Marzuki after race fall

Singapore apprentice jockey Khalid Hairi Marzuki underwent two surgeries for brain trauma sustained in a race fall at Kranji on Sunday, but remains under observation at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

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Three Busan based jockeys to ride at KRA Trophy meeting at Kranji

The Singapore Turf Club has granted a one-day visiting jockey’s licence to three jockeys currently licensed by the Korea Racing Authority, Lee Hyo Sik, Fergus Sweeney and Franco da Silva

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Rodd, CC Wong suspended

Jockey Michael Rodd and apprentice jockey Wong Chin Chuen are suspended for careless riding.

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Curvature fends off late assaults to score first-up

Progressive galloper Curvature’s upward spiral to the top showed no signs of letting up after he posted a fourth win on Sunday.

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Allez la France as Placais smashes five 'goals' in

Bastille Day has certainly become a day to remember for Olivier Placais, but not necessarily for patriotic reasons, even if nobody can fault the French jockey for not knowing how to sing La Marseillaise with his fist on his chest.

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Dream Derby day for Placais and Takaoka with Jupiter Gold

A totally rejuvenated Jupiter Gold defied all the skepticism whether he was a genuine 1800m horse with a scintillating win in the $1.15 million Group 1 Emirates Singapore Derby on Sunday.

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Zaki makes no mistake on Eye Guy

Well-backed favourite Eye Guy did not let his backers down with an all-the-way win, albeit in a drama-filled Race 5 on Sunday.

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