RQ Young Guns Final
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Bumped by another runner on jumping away. Placed in restricted room approaching the 400m and when restrained shifted out, having to be checked from heels.
Inconvenienced and forced wider by another runner approaching the 200m.
Raced greenly throughout the event. Shifted out abruptly approaching the 200m causing interference to other runners. In this incident, jockey J. Lloyd was reprimanded for directing his mount out and also trainer M. Lakey was advised that given the horse’s involvement in this incident that a warning would be placed on the horse. Improved onto heels over the concluding stages and went to the line without being fully tested.
Significantly tightened for room at the start and checked. Stewards interviewed jockey T. Harrison regarding the horse’s racing manners. She advised that the horse raced very greenly throughout the event, hung out rounding the home turn and shifted out abruptly when attempting to secure clear running over the concluding stages. She also added that the horse had returned to scale with lacerations in its mouth. Trainer M. Mair confirmed this. He was advised that he must provide a veterinary certificate prior to its next race start and must also trial satisfactorily.
Jumped very awkwardly and made heavy contact with the barrier partition and another runner. Raced in restricted room approaching the 500m.
Slightly slow to begin and was placed in restricted room shortly after the start and was steadied as a result. Raced greenly throughout and was steadied from heels near the 500m.
Buffeted between runners approaching the 500m.
Bumped on the hind quarters approaching the 500m. Bumped heavily by another runner approaching the 200m and became unbalanced. Raced 4 wide without cover throughout.
Jumped awkwardly and made heavy contact with another runner.
Raced wide throughout.