The Singapore Turf Club conducts more than 30 feature races each year. Cliff Brown Racing aims to race and compete in as many of the feature races as possible. Over the past five years the Stable has had runners in many of the feature races, with Cliff adding a further five Group 1 victories in 2016 to Clint’s 2011 Singapore Derby victory and Zac Spirit’s win in the 2014 Lion’s City Cup.
GROUP 2 SUCCESS FOR DEBT COLLECTOR
Debt Collector tasted his first Group success when he claimed the Group 2 Singapore 3 Year old Classic on April 24th. Settling a mile back in the 1400m race, Debt Collector showed an astonishing turn of foot to claim victory running away by 1.5 lengths.
ZAC SPIRIT WINS SECOND G1 LION CITY CUP
In perhaps the best training performance of 2016, Cliff won the 2016 Lion City Cup with Zac Spirit. Knee surgery after the 2015 Krisflyer International Sprint, saw Zac Spirit return to Australia for a 6 month break, before returning to Singapore. After a second first up in The Kranji Sprint on April 3rd, Zac Spirit was to good in Singapore’s Premier Sprint winning his second Lion City Cup (also won in 2014) after being beaten an inch in the 2015 Lion City Cup.
DEBT COLLECTOR SCORES ASTONISHING G1 SINGAPORE GUINEAS WIN
After winning the Group 2 Three Year Old Classic on April 24th, in one of the most amazing wins seen at Kranji, Debt Collector scored his first Group 1 Victory in the Singapore Guineas on May 15th. Spotting the leaders 15 lengths at the top of the straight Michael Rodd steered Debt Collector through traffic and unleashed an incredible turn of foot to win going away by 2 lengths.
DEBT COLLECTOR CLAIMS G1 KRANJI MILE
Stable star Debt Collector claimed his second Group 1 in Singapore with a well timed run in the Krani Mile on September 9th. It what was viewed as a clash of the titans, and proved to be as Debt Collector held off 2016 Derby winner Well Done in a pulsating finish.
SENSATIONAL GROUP 1 RAFFLES CUP VICTORY FOR DEBT COLLECTOR
Debt Collector again showed his enormous will to win when he won his 7th race in a row, to claim the Group 1 Raffles Cup. Seemingly with little chance at the 200m, the son of Thorn Park again unleashed a devastating last 200m to get over the top of multiple Group 1 winner Quechua.