KING ARTHUR wins the feature race in Singapore 8th May – making it 6 career wins

KING ARTHUR produced another strong winning effort in the feature race, the Class 3 1000 Polytrack event, at Singapore’s Kranji racetrack, Sunday 8th May. The winners of four races in a row late 2021/early 2022. he had run three minor places in this grade since, without winning. Freshened up for this 1000m event, he drew nicely in Barrier One – away well Stable Apprentice, F Yusoff, slotted him into 3rd place in the running just behind the two leaders. Cleverly getting KING ARTHUR off the rail as they turned, he then set out after the leader and with a compelling run down the middle of the Kranji straight, was too strong for his rivals and went to the line with a length to spare

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Trainer Donna Logan, recording her 15th Training success in 2022 was elated after after the race  “That was a great result for this very talented horse – pre race I thought he may have been a bit under done, but he won very nicely regardless and will take a lot of improvement. He was very well handled by Yusoff, he kept his ammunition to the closing stages – congrats to John Galvin and his Fortuna ownership group on recording another Singaore win, their 8th for my stable in 2022”

“King Arthur” – Singapore Win #6 – 08 May 2022

Fortuna Racing’s, John Galvin, watching from his Hamilton home in New Zealand was very delighted “My God, that was a great watch – Yusoff gave him a great ride, got him out into the middle in the run home and chased the leader down in the home straight. Well done to Donna and her team in producing a double for Fortuna Racing on the day.”

Earlier in the programme, OLYMPIA had broken through for his first win in Singapore, at his 6th start in the Fortuna Silks

KING ARTHUR was originally raced in Sydney, Australia as Tintagel by clients of the Bjorn Baker Stable, but after not meeting their expectations, they decided to put him on the market and he was purchased by John Galvin on the advice of former Singapore Trainer, Mark Walker, out of the October 2020 Inglis Digital Sale for A$25,000. He is raced by the Fortuna King Arthur Syndicate, an ownership group of 31 individuals from New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia. He has now accumulated S$230 000 with six wins, five 2nds and two thirds  from 17 starts in Singapore,