Albion Park / Thu 24 Jun
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Slow to begin. Bumped heavily on the hindquarters near the 150m and became unbalanced.
Hung in from the 500m. Trainer R. Lipp was advised that WINE BARREL will be required to trial to the satisfaction of Stewards prior to next racing.
Bumped near the 100m and became unbalanced.
Severely tightened for room and checked near the 100m when WINE BARREL shifted in whilst hanging in despite the efforts of its rider.
Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. Steadied to avoid heels near the 100m.
Slow to begin.
Laid in in the middle stages. When questioned by Stewards in relation to the disappointing performance, jockey J. Oliver advised that the gelding travelled only fairly throughout, and when placed under pressure from the 600m commenced to lay in and proved disappointing in the home straight. Refer full report for comments from trainer M. Currie. A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding revealed no significant findings. A post-race swab sample was taken from the gelding.