Sat – 21 Nov

D’Great Strike trained by Simon Dunderdale did a dashing workout at Selangor Turf Club this morning. Taken out by race rider R Shafiq, the five-year-old by Ekraar did a canter on the first lap and then strode out fluently over 600m in 38.7 seconds on a tight rein. Last outing, D’Great Strike ran a fair sixth to Catapult over 1200m at this course last month. Stepping from the workout, D’Great Strike bears watching in the Class 5 (A) event over 1100m in Race 2 on Saturday.

RACE 2: Astro Man did a trot and then was restrained to do pace work.
RACE 3: So The Thing did a trot and canter. Heracross did a trot and then reeled off a good turn of speed in 34 seconds.
RACE 4: Bamsi Bey and Make Dream did a trot and then sprinted smartly in 39 seconds.
RACE 6: Desire Sky did two rounds canter, Semantan Prince did a canter on the bit, Sattar did a canter and then galloped keenly in 40.5 seconds.
RACE 7: Atlantic Arrow did a trot and then went on a hit out in 38.2 seconds.
RACE 9: D’Great Speed and Ready To Sevenluck did two rounds canter.
RACE 10: Arecibo did two rounds trot. Talisman (AK Lim) did a trot and then strode out on a tight rein in 42.5 seconds. Red Sapphire cantered two rounds.


Sun – 22 Nov

Symbol of Courage looked very fit in a light workout this morning. The four-year-old by Warhorse owned and trained by Richard Lines with a track rider on board did two rounds of strong canter on the sand track. Last outing, Symbol Of Courage ran a smack up third to Cher over 1300m last month at this course. Symbol Of Courage will be ridden by Apprentice CK Khaw and the combination holds a strong chance to greet the judges in the Class 4 (B) event over 1200m in Race 4 on Sunday.

RACE 2: Gabbar (W Faizal) did a canter and then strode out smartly in 38.3 seconds.
RACE 3: Pearl Dancer did a trot and a canter on the bit, Tom Yam (Ganeesh) did a trot and then strode out smartly in 39.4 seconds.
RACE 4: Steel Cutter did a trot and a strong canter.
RACE 5: Sahaba cantered two rounds.
RACE 6: Showboy cantered on the first lap and then reeled off a good turn of speed in 36 seconds, Buenos Aires did a canter and then was restrained to do pace work. Metier Star cantered two rounds.
RACE 7: First Dance cantered one round.
RACE 8: Target cantered two rounds, Gariza cantered one round, Black Thorn (R Shafiq) did a trot and then strode out smartly in 4.32 seconds. Shoqeet did a canter and then sprinted fluently in 37 seconds.
RACE 9: First Precinct and Lim’s Pershing did one round canter.
RACE 10: D’Great Win cantered two rounds, William King cantered one round, Burbank did a trot and canter.
RACE 11: Verglatica did a canter.
The going was yielding. All workouts were done on the sand track.