Racing: Defending champion Military Attack faces tough test to defend SIA Cup
Published on May 15, 2014 3:19 PM
The barrier draw for Sunday's $3 million Singapore Airlines International Cup (SIA Cup) was announced on Thursday afternoon.
In the SIA Cup, which will be held at the Singapore Turf Club, defending champion Military Attack drew a wide berth and will start at barrier No. 10. It faces a tough task to defend its crown in the 2,000m race.
Last year's runner-up Dan Excel drew barrier No. 2. Both horses are trained by Australian John Moore.
Moore, however, remains optimistic. The 64-year-old trainer said: "The draw's a bit of a challenge for both horse and jockey, but we are coming into the race with horses who have performed here already at the Kranji track.
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