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Laid out under pressure in the home straight.
Improved onto heels near the 500m and was steadied.
Jumped away awkwardly and shifted out, making contact with BROCKY.
Tightened on jumping away.
After having a pre-race blood sample taken, it was noted that there was some swelling and the presence of blood on the horse’s near-side neck. The horse subsequently under a veterinary examination and was cleared to take its place in the field. Tightened for room on jumping away and lost ground. Overraced approaching the 800m and was steadied from heels.
Began awkwardly and shifted in, bumping SO DAPPER.
Blundered on jumping away.
Rider A. Fancourt reported that her mount felt awkward in its action. A post race veterinary examination revealed the horse to be short striding. Stewards will follow up with trainer G. Hay regarding the horse’s recovery.
Which finished a distant last was examined by the veterinary surgeon which revealed the horse to be sore behind. Trainer M. Mair was advised that a veterinary certificate will be required prior to the horse racing again.