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Punter's Guide to Thoroughbred Tracks
Rider S. Tomlinson dropped his whip over the concluding stages.
Jumped very awkwardly and inconvenienced another runner. Raced wide.
Had to be steadied near the 800m when awkwardly placed at heels. Jockey M. Du Plessis reported his mount hung out throughout the event.
The start of this race was delayed when MASSABIELLE became fractious in the barriers and underwent a veterinary examination before being cleared to start. Inconveniened by another runner on jumping away. Had to be steadied from heels near the 800m.
Laid in and bumped another runner approaching the 500m.
Obliged to race in restricted room between the 700m and 600m. Was placed in restricted room approaching the 500m when bumped by another runner. Was disappointed for a run approaching the 300m and had to be checked, and then having obtained clear running after passing the 300m was again disappointed leaving the 200m.
Passing the 600m was obliged to steady from heels when placed in restricted room by ARCHER’S PARADOX, which shifted in at that point. Apprentice S. Tomlinson, rider of ARCHER’S PARADOX, was reprimanded for this incident.
Inconvenienced by another runner and had to be checked at the start. Raced wide without cover.