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Punter's Guide to Thoroughbred Tracks
Slow to begin and was then shifted across heels in the early stages to obtain a position at the rear of the field. Rounding the home turn had to be eased from the heels of BOOM ROCKER when inclined to lay out. Disappointed for a run in the early stages of the home straight, was then obliged to shift out and then had some difficulty obtaining clear running until near the 200m.
The veterinary surgeon reported that the filly had bled from both nostrils. Trainer T. Cotsiopoulos was advised that the horse would be ineligible to race for 3 months and before starting again must gallop satisfactorily over 1000m in the presence of a steward.
Began awkwardly. Raced wide with cover.
A post-race veterinary examination revealed a laceration to the right stifle.
Raced three wide without cover.
Raced four wide without cover.