14 Jul '11, 6am

Barrier Draw for G1 @SGTurfClub Singapore Derby has been completed. Some trainers much happier than others

Barrier Draw for G1 @SGTurfClub Singapore Derby has been completed. Some trainers much happier than others

The post position draw ceremony for Sunday's $1.15 million Group 1 Emirates Singapore Derby (2000m) was held on Thursday morning - and as is usually the case for such events - there were some happy and less happy faces around the room. Those who were dealt better cards like trainer Cliff Brown, who pulled out marbles No 1 and 2 for two of his runners, were thanking their lucky stars while others still managed to put up a wry smile, taking it all in their stride. Like trainer Laurie Laxon, a non-believer in barrier draws and who was not all that concerned with champion galloper Better Than Ever's draw in the outermost alley (20).

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