Sat – 21 Nov

Trainer Johnny Lim’s Elite Rocket did a very impressive barrier trial at Selangor Turf Club this morning. With a track rider on board, the six-year-old by Roc De Cambes jumped out very well and reeled off a good turn of speed in the last 600m in 35.4 seconds on the bit. Elite Rocket last outing finished a fair third to Leo over 1100m last month at this course. Stepping up from the workout, Elite Rocket bears watching in the Class 5 (B) event over 1100m on Saturday.

Class 3 – 1400m (Card 1): El Tordillo did a trot and then strode out smartly in 39.8 seconds, Larson was given a trot and then sprinted fluently in 37.5 seconds.
Class 4 (A) – 1200m (Card 2): Callixtus went on a trot on the first lap and then galloped keenly in 37.4 seconds. Oriental Spirit did a trot and then did a hit out in 37.6 seconds, Time To Invest did a canter and then strode out fluently in 36.9 seconds. Taffetas cantered on the first lap and then sprinted in 36.7 seconds.
Class 4 (A) – 1700m (Card 3): First Light did a canter and then sprinted smartly in 38.5 seconds. Uluru was given a trot and then did a hit out in 37.6 seconds.
Class 4 (A) – 1700m (Card 4): Ground Attack (W.Fizal) strode out smartly in 37 seconds.
Kaswar did a trot and then was restrained to do pace work.
Orient Express galloped keenly in 41.2 seconds.
Class 4 (A) – 1400m (Card 5): Bella Veloce did a trot and then sprinted smartly in 38.4 seconds, Metagross did a canter and then galloped keenly in 38.8 seconds. Beijing Star (J Low did a canter and then was hard held to do pace work.
Class 5 (A) – 1100m (Card 6): Super Dragon did a trot and then galloped keenly in 37.9 seconds, Satellite Dragon was given a trot and then went on a hit out in 37.9 seconds. God’s Fate did a canter and then sprinted smartly in 36.1 seconds.
Class 5 (B) – 1100m (Card 7): Lining Together did a trot and then strode out smartly in 36.9 seconds.
Class 5 (A) – 1400m (Card 8): Gigante Del Andre was given a trot and then sprinted keenly in 37.9 seconds. Nova Phoenix did a trot and then galloped keenly in 39.9 seconds.
Class 5 (B) – 1400m (Card 9): Arecibo did a canter and then went on a hit out in 39.1 seconds. Anak Warrior did a trot and then sprinted smartly in 39.6 seconds.
Open Maiden – 1200m (Card 10): Andre did canter and then strode out fluently in 40 seconds. Let’s Come On Baby cantered on the first lap and then sprinted smartly in 39.9 seconds. The Swan did a trot and then was restrained to do pace work.


Sun – 22 Nov

Last start Shanghai Nights continue to impress with a dashing workout at the track this morning. Trained by HY Cheng, the five-year-old by Ferlax with a track rider on board, did a canter on the first lap and then strode out brilliantly over 600m in 40.5 seconds on a tight bit. Last start, Shanghai Nights came with a pulverising run at the closing stages of the race to beat Time To Harvest over 1400m last month. Still in mint condition, Shanghai Nights should once again look formidable to win the Sports Toto Supreme Challenge Cup over 1600m on Sunday.

Supreme A – 1600m (Card 1): D’Great Timing and Rising Glory did a trot and a canter in separate workout.
Ready To Force did a canter and then galloped keenly in 37.6 seconds. Mr Hopkins did a trot and then went on a hit out in 39.3 seconds. Target did a canter and then sprinted smartly in 39.9 seconds. Selangor Star cantered on the first lap and then strode out smartly in 35.1 seconds. Shoqeet cantered two rounds.
Supreme A – 1100m (Card 2): Distinctive Darci did a canter and then galloped keenly in 37.1 seconds. Violet did a trot and then strode out smartly in 37.1 seconds. Buenos Aires and Premium Rush did two rounds canter. Stick Seeker did a trot and then sprinted smartly in 39 seconds. Golden Tycoon did a canter and then galloped keenly in 40.0 seconds on the bit. Galileo’s Approach did a trot and then went on a hit out in 43.2 seconds.
Class 3 – 1400m (Card 3): God Helps Me did a canter and then galloped smartly in 37.7 seconds. Ebraz went on a canter and then strode out smartly in 36.1 seconds. Moment Of Justice (Ruzaini) did two rounds canter and then sprinted smartly in 37.8 seconds.
Nevertheless (Zulfikri) did a trot and then galloped smartly in 37 seconds, looking fit.
Class 4 (A) – 1200m (Card 4): Peer Gynt (Ruzaini) did an impressive barrier practice and ran the last 600m in 35.7 seconds.
Trust And Honour did a canter and then sprinted smartly in 36.4 seconds.
Class 4 (A) – 1400m (Card 5): Star Invincible (Ruzaini) did a canter and then galloped keenly in 36.8 seconds. Grasswood Star cantered on the first lap and then did a hit out in 40 seconds. Aussie Eagle did a trot and then sprinted keenly in 36.9 seconds. Luck Mak Mak did two rounds trot and then sprinted the last 600m in 37 seconds.
Class 4 (B) – 1200m (Card 6) : Vetri (Ruzaini) won the barrier practice in a convincing manner clocking the last 600m 35.5 seconds.
Class 5 – (A) – 1100m (Card 7): D’Great Duchess did a trot and then galloped keenly in 36.9 seconds. Mighty Phoenix did a canter and then strode out fluently in 43.6 seconds on tight rein. Catapult did a canter and then did a hit out in 37.7 seconds.
Class 5 – 1100m (Card 8): Ready To Star did a canter and then strode out smartly in 39.6 seconds. Lady Boss did a canter and then was hard held for pace work.
Class 5 (A) – 1400m (Card 9): Jet Twenty did a canter and then strode out keenly in 38.4 seconds.
Class 5 (A) – 1800m (Card 10): First Success did a trot and then galloped smartly in 37.6 seconds. Come And Take All did a canter and then sprinted keenly in 36.1 seconds.
Open Maiden – 1200m (Card 11): Champion King did a hit out in 35.4 seconds. Nasseb did a trot and then sprinted fluently in 35.2 seconds. Maymun did a trot and then was hard held to do pace work.
The going was yielding. Workouts were done on the grass and sand track.