Singapore Derby and “Triple Crown” winner Jolie’s Shinju, a filly, is scheduled to arrive in Melbourne today to prepare for an Australian campaign. Click here to read comments by her owner. Click here to read an earlier post about her.
How good is Singapore form? There are two internationally recognized Group 1 races at Kranji. Local sprint sensation Rocket Man (7 wins in eight starts) was 2nd in the Group 1 KrisFlyer International Sprint to world-ranked sprinter Sacred Kingdom in May in a humdinger of race. Jolie’s Shinju, a front runner who sprints and stays, has run against him, too. See this video:
And here’s that race between Rocket Man and Sacred Kingdom: