Voila, Sacred Magic

Sacred Magic giving French jockey Marc Lerner an armchair ride in Race 3 at Kranji last night, winning by four lengths. The win ended a four-month drought for trainer Leslie Khoo.
Sacred Magic giving French jockey Marc Lerner an armchair ride in Race 3 at Kranji last night, winning by four lengths. The win ended a four-month drought for trainer Leslie Khoo. ST PHOTO: SALWA SUANDI

$60 outsider runs his Class 4 rivals ragged to end long drought for trainer Leslie Khoo

Did someone joke that he saw trainer Leslie Khoo doing cartwheels at the Singapore Racecourse at Kranji last night?

Well, you can't blame Khoo if he really did it. You see, the fomer top local jockey finally got the monkey off his back in Race 3, saddling his first winner since his last in February with Kubera's Chief.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2019, with the headline 'Voila, Sacred Magic'. Print Edition | Subscribe