Weekend Highlights – Selangor Meeting – 8 & 9 Feb 20
Trainer Richard Lines hogged the limelight when saddled seven winners from the card of 21 races over the weekend at Selangor Turf Club.
The soft spoken Englishman who hails from Newmarket, was on the roll on Saturday when saddled five winners.
Richard captured the opening event with Eagle Soar, then in Race 4 with Platoon and went on and saddled Metagross to win in Race 5.
His fourth winner of the day was in the following event with Ready To Force and capped a great day with the fifth winner in Race 10 with Mr Connery
On Sunday Richard saddled two winners, in Race 9 with D’Great Rich and the following event with Crazy Dreams.
Trainer SY Lim saddled four winners, a double each on Saturday and Sunday.
He saddled Thai Baht in Race 3 and in Race 8 with Teh Tarik on Saturday.
His double on Sunday was in Race 6 with Trinity General and in Race 8 with Aud Dollar.
Trainers Johnny Lim and Charles Leck saddled a double each respectively.
Lim saddled Elite Conqueror in Race 9 on Saturday and on Sunday with Selangor Star in Race 3.
While Charles Leck’s double was on Sunday, in the opening event with Street Champ and in the last event with Hydrant.
Trainers with a single winner on Saturday were Perak based trainer Kevin Coetzee, saddled Mr Dreyfuss in Race 2 and Shane Ellis winner was in Race 7 with Platinum Life.
On Sunday, trainers with a single winner were Shane Edwards saddled Jeffery in Race 2, Race 4 Wayne Lim saddled King Cobra, AB Abdullah winner was in Race 5 with Jabbar and Simon Dunderdale winner was in Race 7 with Good News.
Jockey KC Wong was in top form when he rode a treble all on Sunday.
He rode his first winner in Race 2 on board Shane Edwards trained Jeffery, then in Race 5 on board AB Abdullah trained Jabbar and in Race 9 with Richard Lines trained D’Great Rich.
Last season Champion Apprentice L De Souza rode a fine treble.
On Saturday he rode Richard Lines trained Mr Connery to win in Race 10 and on Sunday he rode SY Lim trained Trinity General in Race 6 and in Race 8 with Aud Dollar.
Jockeys Calvin Goon and R.Rueven rode a double on Saturday.
Goon’s two winners were Thai Baht for trainer SY Lim in Race 3 and in Race 8 on board Teh Tarik.
Jockey R. Rueven also rode a double on Saturday. His first win was on board Kevin Coetzee trained Mr Dreyfuss in Race 2 and in Race 7 with Shane Ellis trained Platinum Life.
Jockey SU Lim also rode two winners. He rode Metagross to win in Race 5 on Saturday and on Sunday he rode King Cobra to win Race 4.
Riders with a single win on Saturday were Jose De Souza in Race 1 on board Eagle Soar, R Shafiq rode Platoon to win in Race 4 and Apprentice R Nuqman rode Elite Conqueror to win in Race 9.
Jockeys with a single winner on Sunday were Apprentice A Suriya, rode Street Champ trained by Charles Leck in Race 1.
Last season Champion Jockey HS Gill’s winner was in Race 3 on board Johnny Lim trained Selangor Star, Jackson Low’s win was on board Simon Dunderdale trained Good News in Race 7.
Apprentice WW Cheah rode Crazy Dreams to win in Race 10 and CK Khaw rode Hydrant to win in Race 11.