PIKE SECURES SINGAPORE DERBY MOUNT

PIKE SECURES SINGAPORE DERBY MOUNT

Perth champion jockey William Pike will ride King Louis in the $S1 million Listed Singapore Derby (1800m) on July 21.

Well on his way to an 11th title (he is on 135 winners with daylight behind), Pike has been a regular hit-and-run visitor at Kranji in the last three years.

This will be his ninth stint – provided his licence is approved by the Singapore Turf Club – with the last one coming in November, when he finished unplaced aboard Bahana in the Listed Singapore Gold Cup (2000m).

King Louis will be Pike’s third Singapore Derby ride, with his best result in the race being his second place on Lim’s Samurai for Laurie Laxon in 2017.

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