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Bumped on jumping.
A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities other than some slight bruising to its near fore sole.
When asked to comment on the tactics adopted, jockey S. Cormack advised that he rode the gelding as per his instructions, which were to be in a forward position and lead if possible, which is consistent with its usual racing pattern. He added that having ridden the gelding at its most recent starts, and being advised by the trainer that the gelding resents being restrained once in a comfortable rhythm, he was satisfied to allow the gelding to race in that pattern and eventually crossed DOMINICA ROSE passing the 900m.
Slow to begin.
Threw its head in the air and brushed the running rail when being crossed by COME IN SPINNER passing the 900m. Refer full report for comments from jockey regarding tactics adopted.
After beginning from the wide barrier, the gelding was restrained to the rear to find a position closer to the rail.
Shifted 3 wide to improve passing the 800m.