Christmas Cup Final
Callaghan Park, Reaney Street, Rockhampton / Wed 19 Dec
Christmas Cup Final & Knights & Dames Series Final
Lot 1, Percy Street, Redcliffe / Wed 19 Dec
Today was the perfect storm: Jenny Graham
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As the mare has not raced for over 2 years it underwent a veterinary examination and was cleared to start.
Began awkwardly. When racing outside the leader passing the 900m, commenced to over-race and got its head up for a short distance when being restrained.
Raced 3 wide without cover throughout.
Began awkwardly. After passing the 1000m, laid in and away from SUZI BEL and in doing so made contact with the hindquarters of DECODER and lost some ground. When asked to comment on the performance, Jockey D Griffin explained that the gelding travelled comfortably in the early stages and when the speed slackened in the middle stages the gelding was left flat-footed in the sprint home over the final 400m. He further added that he was not disappointed with the performance but felt the tempo of the race may not have entirely suited the gelding today.
Hampered on jumping away.
Raced 4 wide without cover throughout. After being caught wide for the majority of the event, commenced to lose ground rounding the home turn and finished a distant last.Trainer B Ahrens advised stewards that he will confer with connections and review the fillys current campaign.