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Protested against winner, dismissed. Pulled hard during the middle stages. Had to be checked over concluding stages. Inclined to lay in over concluding stages.
Commenced to overrace passing the 1600m and as a result was allowed to stride forward. L. Cassidy reported that after his mount pulled hard, his saddle shifted forward near the 1200m.
Overraced in the early stages.
Raced three wide in the early stages.
When questioned regarding the horse’s disappointing performance, rider D. Browne stated that gelding raced flat today and when placed under pressure from the 600m did not respond to his riding and was disappointing. Trainer R. Heathcote advised that considering today’s disappointing performance, the horse will be sent for an immediate spell.