Weekend Highlights – Selangor Meeting – 16 December
Selangor Turf Club, the premier horse racing centre in Malaysia ended the season last Sunday with a marathon card of 13 races.
Right from the start of the season, there is always an air of excitement, challenges, thrills and spills in horse racing at this course in Sungei Besi.
Last Sunday, as the curtains drew close at Selangor Turf Club, several horses should be noted for the next season which will be even more challenging.
Trainers Richard Lines, Lawson Moy and Tan Soo Beng shared the honours with a treble each as the curtain comes down for the racing season at Selangor Turf Club last Sunday.
Richard has an amazing lead over the rest of the rivals with 85 winners so far and is poised to clinch the title for the eighth year in a row. He took the title in 2011 and so far has never lost the Championship.
Magic Ranger ridden by C Goon winning the opening event by making every post a winning one, and in Race 3 Tauros winning by a whisker ridden by I Saifudin brought up a winning double for Trainer Johnny Lim
Trainers with single winners’ were Charles Leck in Race 9 with Chips ridden by J Low and S. Sivakumar Mogan’s Pride ridden by substitute App. AK Lim replacing indisposed App.L De Souza in Race 11
Panamanian Oscar Chavez, I Saifudin and Jackson Low took the riding honours at Selangor Turf Club with a double last Sunday.
Currently based in Singapore, Jockey I Saifudin showed his uncanny riding skills by winning Race 3 with Tauros in a blanket finish and came with a well timed run on Soon Seeker to win Race 5.
Jockey Oscar Chavez was successful with a Race to Race double in Race 7 and 8 with Ateej and Confound.
Jockey Jackson Low also rode a Race to Race double by winning Race 9 and 10 with Chips followed by Rum And Raisins.
Jockeys with single winners were Calvin Goon with Magic Ranger in Race 1, Apprentice L De Souza on Teen Angel in Race 2, jockey Y Aify on War Dragon in Race 4 , Z Kharil on Greenstone in Race 6, Apprentice AK Lim on Mogan’s Pride in Race 11, Jose De Souza on D’Great Swift in Race 12 and with leading Jockey S Ruzaini winning the last event of the day with Nova Spirit.