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Punter's Guide to Thoroughbred Tracks
Jumped away awkwardly and made heavy contact with MAGIC FOX. When questioned regarding his tactics, jockey M. Du Plessis stated that the gelding jumped away very awkwardly and thereafter was unable to find cover. He added that STARVIRGO then had a tendency to overrace, noting that at its previous start over 1200m it also had a tendency to overrace, and said that it was not his intention to set a fast tempo.
Significantly tightened for room at the start and had to be checked. Had difficulty securing clear running in the early stages of the home straight until the 100m.
Slow to begin.