Premier winners

Winners this season34
Second Placings15
Third Placings11
Group and Listed2
Stake Money* $2,002,523

*Total prize money won in 2018, based on Premier Racing horses purchased by and or managed by Premier Racing Partnerships and Wade Burridge

Nothing beats the excitement of winning with Premier Racing Partnerships. Here are our most recent winners and racing highlights.

New Sensation

Date: 15 June 2018  Race: Class 4 Non Premier (1600m)  Margin: 1.3 lengths  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: John Powell

After jumping away with the field, jockey John Powell went forward on the Shane Baertschiger-trained New Sensation sat outside the leader.

Rounding the bend, the 4yo extended, taking the lead and powered to the line to record back to back victories for his connections.

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Dinghu Mountain

Date: 3 June 2018  Race: Racing Australia Trophy Kranji Stakes B (1400m)  Margin: 0.1 lengths  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: John Powell

From barrier 3, jockey John Powell jumped Dinghu Mountain cleanly from the gates who went forward to settle in third, on the rail right behind the leading duo.

Needing a gap into the home straight, Powell pulled the Shane Baertschiger-trained gelding off the leaders heels to gain clear running and he charged to the line, to deny Mark Walker's Kingman narrowly.

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Honor'n'Strength

Date: 2 June 2018  Race: Plusak Benchmark 65 Handicap (1400m)  Margin: 3 lengths  Jockey: Ryan Plumb

Heading towards the lead from the outside barrier, the Melissa Leitch-trained Honour'n'Strength took control of the race from an early stage and was never trouble.

Clear into the home bend and sticking to the fence, jockey Ryan Plumb just kept the son of Foxwedge going, scoring a comfortable three length win.

Absolvido

Date: 1 June 2018  Race: Open Maiden (1400m)  Margin: 1.8 lengths  Trainer: Steven Burridge  Jockey: Glen Boss

At just his second start in Singapore, promising 4yo Absolvido showed the talent we know he has to record an impressive victory. Checked at the start and settling back, jockey Glen Boss once again found trouble nearing the home turn.

Showing considerable fight, Boss found a gap before charging away with what was a special victory and highlights Absolvido as a horse to watch.

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Happy Saga

Date: 1 June 2018  Race: Class 4 Non Premier (1700m)  Margin: 4 lengths  Jockey: Amirul Ismadi

Drifting back through the field to settle with just a few behind him after a clean jump from gate three, the fast tempo upfront was always going to suit Happy Saga.

When the field headed for the final bend of the 1700m race, Happy Saga found himself in second last position and pulled to the outside. Really hitting the line strongly, it was the ninth win for Happy Saga in Singapore.

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New Sensation

Date: 18 May 2018  Race: Open Maiden (1600m)  Margin: 0.3 lens  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: John Powell

Away well from one of the inside gates, New Sensation charged towards the lead where he settled over a length clear of the field for jockey John Powell.

With an easy time in front for the first half of the race, the runs started to come quickly with a host of runners taking him on. Into the home straight still in the lead, the Shane Baertschiger-trained gelding kicked clear and held off all challengers to record his maiden win.

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I Am Kalani

Date: 17 May 2018  Race: The Shed Company Albury Wodonga Class 3 Hcp (1400m)  Margin: 3.81 lens  Jockey: Akira Kajiya

Starting the race favourite off some great recent form, favourite I Am Kalani went clear to lead by a few lengths over the 1400m.

Maintaing his lead with ease, skippig even further clear, the son of I Am Invincible turned for home many lengths ahead and just kept going, proving too classy for his rivals.

Racing Talent

Date: 11 May 2018  Race: Class 5 (1400m)  Margin: 1 length  Jockey: TK Koh

Jumping away slowly, Racing Talent who was having his first start for new trainer David Hills hustled early and worked his way through the field to take up the lead.

Travelling easily in the lead, Racing Talent cornered in the lead and went for home, holding off all challengers coming from back in the field to record his fourth Singapore win.

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Nimitz

Date: 11 May 2018  Race: Class 4 Premier (1400m)  Margin: 0.2 lengths  Trainer: Steven Burridge  Jockey: Craig Grylls

Possessing a fair amount of talent, the Steven Burridge-trained Nimitiz highlighted that class on Friday night with an impressive win at Kranji. Taking the lead from the get go, jockey Craig Grylls maintained that position throughout.

Really knuckling down once the field rounded the home turn, he held on strongly to take the win, hold off all challengers to record his second win from just four starts in Singapore.

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Country Warrior

Date: 7 May 2018  Race: Class 3 (1) (1200m)  Margin: 0.5 lens  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: Olivier Placais

From one of the outside barriers, Country Warrior and Olivier Placais settled about three lengths off the leader, but found themselves in the middle of the pack.

When the leading trio kicked rounding the final behind, Placais urged the 6yo son of Markane off their heels to make his run, and although it seemed to take a while to wind up, the Shane Baertshiger-trained gelding charged to take win the at very good odds!

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Paparazzi

Date: 28 April 2018  Race: Always Certain 2011 Stakes Class 3 (1200m)  Margin: 0.2 lengths  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: John Powell

Settling towards the tail of the field, exciting sprinter Paparazzi for Shane Baertschiger pulled out wide as the field charged into the home bend to make his run.

Just as fellow PRP Private Purchase Baffert hit the lead with an impressive run at the 200m mark, John Powell on Paparazzi charged down the oustide of the pack to nab the leader right on the line and record his third win from seven starts at the Singapore Turf Club.

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Nepean

Date: 24 April 2018  Race: Class 3 (1600m)  Margin: 1.8 lengths  Trainer: Shane Baertschiger  Jockey: Matthew Kellady

From the outside gate, the Shane Baertshiger-trained Nepean managed to charge across the face of the field comfortably and take up the running.

Being held up as long as possible, Kellady asked the 4-year-old son of Roman Emperor for an effort where he pulled away for a memorable win, setting himself up for a tilt at the upcoming Group 1 Emirates Singapore Derby.

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