Queensland Guineas Day
Eagle Farm, Ascot / Sat 1 May
Gold Coast Cup Day
Aquis Park, Gold Coast / Sat 8 May
Club Spotlight: Blackall
Country Cups test for Highmaster
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Steadied when tightened for room near the 2200m and again near the 2100m. Steadied from the heels of CHOPPA near the 1800m.
Obliged to race three wide without cover over the final 800m.
Momentarily held up approaching the home turn.
Rehandicapped an extra 1kg to 58.5kg after winning at Lismore on Saturday, 29 December 2018. A public announcement was made to this effect. The gelding underwent a pre-race veterinary examination and was cleared to start.
Slow to begin.
The gelding was declared a late scratching at Doomben on Saturday, 29 December 2018 after the trainer notified stewards that it had sustained an injury whilst being loaded on to the float. A pre-race veterinary examination today cleared the gelding to start. Raced fiercely in the early and middle stages and near the 1500m shifted wider on the track and was allowed to stride forward to obtain the lead near the 1300m.
Raced three wide without cover in the early stages and allowed to stride forward to obtain the lead near the 2000m.