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Punter's Guide to Thoroughbred Tracks
Change of tactics. Trainer T. Bourke advised it would be the preferred intention to race in a forward position if circumstances permit. Raced accordingly. Inconvenienced and obliged to steady from the heels of ATLANTIC CITY, which shifted in near the 800m before momentarily shifting wider on the course.
Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. Steadied from the heels of DRUMBEAT’S CHOICE, which shifted out near the 800m.
Had difficulty obtaining clear running rounding the home turn. Passing the 100m was obliged to race in restricted room resulting in jockey M. Cahill being unable to fully test his mount to the line.
Jockey A. Chau was reprimanded under AR131(a) in that near the 800m he failed to make sufficient effort to prevent his mount from shifting in when not sufficiently clear of DRUMBEAT’S CHOICE.
Slow into stride and raced keenly in the early and middle stages.