Juicy payout at the Casino

Juicy payout at the Casino

Lim’s Casino scored an upset win after he made all the running in the $60,000 Class 4 Division 3 race over 1200m on Sunday. The Casino Prince four-year-old, who has not scored since September 23, the last of his previous three wins for Steven Burridge and the Lim’s Stable, has not been running too badly, [...]

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Three unique jobs at the Singapore Turf Club – (1) Stable Groom

Three unique jobs at the Singapore Turf Club – (1) Stable Groom

Racehorses are our prized assets at the Singapore Turf Club. They are the key elements in the game of horse racing. These athletes need to be properly taken care of and looked after to ensure optimum performance in races. Not everyone has the chance to work with these unique animals as closely as stable staff [...]

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Three unique jobs at the Singapore Turf Club – (2) Track Rider

Three unique jobs at the Singapore Turf Club – (2) Track Rider

Track rider Mohamad Faiz rode a pony once, but at the time, had no idea if there was a difference between a pony and a thoroughbred. The 23-year-old Singaporean had that first pony ride when he visited a riding lodge near Johor Bahru in Malaysia on a holiday a few years ago. He was hooked, [...]

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Autumn Rush leaves rivals behind again but by smaller gap

Autumn Rush leaves rivals behind again but by smaller gap

Progressive individual Autumn Rush rounded up a perfect Sunday for trainer Steven Burridge by bringing up a three-bagger. The Australian handler had already taken a mortgage on the day’s training honours after Premier Fighter and Lim’s Royal landed the spoils earlier on, and his impressive last-start seven-length winner looked the goods to complete the hat-trick [...]

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Regal tussle as Lim’s Royal downs Red Duke

Regal tussle as Lim’s Royal downs Red Duke

The well-supported Lim’s Royal produced a late burst through a sardine-packed situation close home to land the prize in the $65,000 Initiation race over 1400m on Sunday. At the 300m, punters looked like they had done their dough when the $11 favourite was caught behind the eight-ball between Taichi Belt (Vlad Duric) and The Golden [...]

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Stronger Premier Fighter fires up at comeback

Stronger Premier Fighter fires up at comeback

Patience is a golden virtue in racing and Premier Fighter was yet another classic example of that adage on Sunday. Trainer Steven Burridge wisely decided there was not much point pressing on with the Oamaru Force three-year-old after he kept pulling up a little jarred up, even if he was trying his best at his [...]

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Quieter riding tactics pay off for Chalaza

Quieter riding tactics pay off for Chalaza

Jockey Danny Beasley has always had a bit of time for Chalaza from Day 1 and it showed in his effusive post-race appraisal after they recombined for a second win on Friday night. The Road To Rock four-year-old opened his account in style in an Open Maiden race over 1400m with the Australian rider up [...]

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Burridge not falling into Autumn Rush yet

Burridge not falling into Autumn Rush yet

Trainer Steven Burridge is pouring a bit of cold water on the buzz around Autumn Rush in the wake of his last-start romp, but hopes a short break will keep him on the fresh side for another bold showing this Sunday. The five-year-old by unfashionable sire Keano (x Pins) decimated his rivals in an Initiation [...]

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