Early derby dream

Stay The Course (No. 11) producing a quick turn of foot in the straight to win at his third start at Kranji last night. ST PHOTO: SHAHRIYA YAHAYA
Stay The Course (No. 11) producing a quick turn of foot in the straight to win at his third start at Kranji last night. ST PHOTO: SHAHRIYA YAHAYAST PHOTO: SHAHRIYA YAHAYA

Trainer Baertschiger hopes Stay The Course can develop into a S'pore Derby prospect next year

It is still early days, but the way Stay The Course revved up late to make it third-time lucky at Kranji last night certainly augurs well for the winner's future.

Trainer Shane Baertschiger, for one, was already harbouring high hopes of his charge turning into a Singapore Derby prospect next year on his abundant stamina.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2019, with the headline 'Early derby dream'. Print Edition | Subscribe