Entries by chris

DESPACITO DELIVERS

Despacito made a one act affair of the final race on Sunday 19th by taking out the class 4 over 1200m. The stable was very confident given his excellent lead up work, and the fact that he was in a most suitable race. Whilst not having won for a while Despacito had been mixing his […]

Gold Dust Weekend

The weekends racing brought up an nice double with two very consistent horses notching up wins. Both 4 year old’s Lonhro Gold and Miss Dusty are among the most consistent runners in the stable. Race 8 on Friday evening saw Apprentice N Zyrul re-untied with Lohnro Gold after winning on him in December 2018. Jumping […]

G3 Moonbeam Vase for Bobby, 500 Singapore winners for Cliff

One of the few pieces of Silverware that has eluded the stable, the Group 3 Moonbeam Vase (1600m), was won by Elite Excalibur on Sunday May 5th, and in doing so also notched up Cliff’s 500th winner in Singapore, since relocating from his Flemington base in 2008. Elite Excalibur or “Bobby” as he is affectionately […]

Debt Collector delivers first Chairman’s Trophy

One of the few feature races not on Cliff’s Singapore CV was delivered by stable star Debt Collector in The Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy over 1600m on Sunday the 7th of April. Without doubt the dominant force in Singapore racing’s feature events over the last 5 years, the headline act of course is the magnificent […]

Hardcore Blitzes over the mile!

All Too Hard gelding Hardcore opened his Singapore account with a resounding 4 and half length win in the Restricted Maiden over 1600m on Sunday 29th March, his 4th race start. Given plenty of time to mature, Hardcore has shown steady improvement in his time in Singapore, with only one glitch in his upward signs […]

Incredible DC does it again

Debt Collector’s first run for season 2019, again had racing scribes searching for superlatives, as racegoers witnessed another victory that had to be seen to be believed. The Class 1 over 1400m attracted the best horses in Singapore, and was worthy of a Group 1 event. Add to this the fact That DC had to […]

ZAC IS BACK.

Highly promising four-year-old Zac Kasa began his 2019 campaign in the $100,000 Class 1 race over 1200m on Sunday 17th. Sent out as favorite ($12), Zac faced a good field of gallopers with Be Bee a last start winner (and 2017 champion two year old), expected to be the testing material. Purchased by Cliff as […]

Girls bring up a double

Cliff’s affinity with the fairer sex was once again on display on Friday 1st with Ararat Lady and What’s New notching excellent victories. Both were well fancied in the market after returning from a short let up with Ararat Lady starting a very short priced favorite. Ararat Lady, a winner at just her second start […]

A Golden Double!!

Friday the 18th was a good evening for Gold Stable winning two races, and being very unlucky in a third. Lohnro Gold and Gold Strike were the winners, with the improving Gold Company going down by only a half length after being held up badly in the straight in race 2. The most consistent Lonhro […]

Gold Star and Baffert get new season rolling

The second weekend of racing saw the stable saddle two winners, and get the new season off to a good start. On Friday the 11th, Gold Star trained on from an excellent debut 3rd on December 2nd, to capture the $75,000 restricted maiden over 1200m. Jumping from an awkward barrier of 10, Michael Rodd had […]