Big Hearted lives up to his name

S. Shafrizal steering Big Hearted (No. 12) to a debut win in Race 3 at Kranji yesterday.
S. Shafrizal steering Big Hearted (No. 12) to a debut win in Race 3 at Kranji yesterday. ST PHOTO: SALWA SUANDI

Apprentice Shafrizal steers home the Michael Clements-trained two-year-old to debut win

Trainer Michael Clements doesn't even have to be on course for his horses to win. He was away on an overseas buying mission last week when Eagle Eye and Siam Royal Orchid saluted.

And with him still in the US yesterday, Big Hearted won for him - taking Race 3 in fine fashion.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2019, with the headline 'Big Hearted lives up to his name'. Print Edition | Subscribe