The China Horse Club Friendship Trophy (57-89) headlines the eight race card on Sunday with 15 starters over the 1400m journey.

Ultra consistent galloper Q NINE MAGIC has won 4 times since joining the Kevin Coetzee stable last year and with 6 wins at 1400m, the grey might prove hard to beat. The 7yo was runner up to inform performers Whirlwind and Aragorn at his past two starts and those form lines read well for Saturday’s contest.

ROYAL EXPLORER will be backing up from his fast finishing 2nd to talented stable mate Captain Jazz last weekend and looks ready to strike in his fourth race start for the Frank Maynard stable.

Lightly raced 5yo MR NEVERMIND returns from a brief spell and looks primed following his impressive win in a recent trial. The gelding has only had two starts in the country for a win and a third but has won before when produced first up.

DARCI GLITTER failed in the recent Penang Gold Cup and should strip much fitter following his unplaced effort (beaten 4.5L) behind Aragorn last start.

CELERITAS looks a trifecta chance judging by his encouraging efforts in Class 3 races recently and was narrowly beaten into 3rd placing in KL a fortnight ago.

PURPLE RAIN LADY is a talented filly aiming for the hat trick but faces her toughest test from a wide barrier against some more seasoned campaigners. BIG BOSS returned to form at the last meeting here but requires luck from the outside gate. HAPPY SIXTYSIX could be a longshot chance in this field having scored twice when produced second up from a spell and was placed in Cosmo C company at Penang on February 11.

LUKE MAN rises in grade after his effortless Maiden victory in Penang recently. The 4yo was competitive in Class 4 races prior to his win and must be considered an each way chance in the strong line up.

Date Added: 2018-03-02 02:44PM :: Last Updated: 2018-03-02 03:58PM