Autumn Assault rewrites sprint mark

Apprentice WH Kok steering Autumn Assault to break the 1,100m Polytrack record time yesterday.
Apprentice WH Kok steering Autumn Assault to break the 1,100m Polytrack record time yesterday. PHOTO: SALWA SUANDI

Steven Burridge-trained runner runs his rivals ragged to win by five lengths

In a show of brilliance last night, Autumn Assault had his name written into the record books when he clocked an amazing time of 1:03.97sec for the 1,100m on the Polytrack.

It smashed the old record of 1.04.09sec set by Skywalk on May 17 this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 19, 2019, with the headline 'Autumn Assault rewrites sprint mark'. Print Edition | Subscribe