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Inclined to lay in when placed under pressure in the straight.
Began awkwardly and shifted out, bumping with PATTY’S FORTUNE. Inclined to overrace in the middle stages and continued to race ungenerously approaching the home turn. Inclined to lay out when placed under pressure in the home straight.
Jockey B. Stewart was reprimanded pursuant to AR131(a), in that near the 150m he failed to make sufficient effort to prevent his mount shifting wider on the course, causing ATLANTIC ROYAL to be inconvenienced.
Began awkwardly, shifted in bumping with QUEEN SWEEPER. Raced ungenerously and threw its head in the air for a short distance near the 750m. Jockey McGillivray reported his mount raced greenly throughout. COYNES ROAD – Began awkwardly and shifted out.
Approaching the 150m was obliged to steady from the heels of VINTAGE BOROSSA, which shifted out. Raced 3 wide throughout.
Bumped on jumping and forced outwards, making contact with EARN OUT.
Bumped on jumping.
Jockey J. Orman reported that his mount raced greenly throughout. Trainer A. Coome was fined $200 under AR 165 (3), for permitting NIKSICKO to leave the course within the 30 minute following this event. The gelding was subsequently returned to the course and underwent a post race veterinary examination with no abnormalities detected.