Te Akau Singapore Friday Preview
9 Nov 2018
Te Akau horses racing at Kranji racecourse in Singapore, where 2015 and 2017 Premiership winning trainer Mark Walker has recorded 43 wins, 59 second and 51 third placings since 1 January – including a Group 1 quinella in the Charity Bowl to add to the season’s two Group 2 victories. He currently lies fourth on the Trainers’ Premiership
Friday 9 November
11.20 p.m. R1 9 Success Come True (5 m Alamosa – Falaniella) – C K Ng (a3); drew barrier 7 of 10 in the $45,000 Class 4 1200 metres on the poly track and carries 50kgs. He requires a drop back to Class 5.
1.25 a.m. R5 1 Distinctive Darci (5 g Darci Brahma – Distinctive Lass) – Michael Rodd; drew barrier 7 of 11 in the $125,000 Kranji A 1100 metres on the poly track and carries 59.5kgs. A great poly track horse and he rates a top four chance despite carrying top weight.
1.55 a.m. R6 5 Kingsman (5 g Darci Brahma – Society Lady) – Ismail Saifudin; drew barrier 3 of 10 in the $500,000 EW Barker Trophy (Gr. 2, 1400m) on turf and carries 50kgs. He meets a very tough field, but rates a top five chance with rain.