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Approaching 1500 metres steadied from heels. When asked to comment on the apparent improved performance, Trainer J Hanna stated the gelding was disappointing two starts previously at Toowoomba on 16th October, however improved at its most recent start at Clifton on 23rd October and a forward showing was expected in today’s event.
Held up and unable to improve between the 500 and 250 meters before being steadied from the heels of FORGED IN STONE when attempting to shifting wider on the track to obtain clear running a short distance later. Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
– Trainer M Currie was fined $100 under LR67 for the late declaration of rider on that gelding. Raced keenly in the early stages. Inclined to lay in under pressure in the home straight.
Began awkwardly then a short distance later bumped by BASIL which was inclined to lay out.
Slow to begin
Over-raced in the early stages of the event.
When asked to comment on tactics adopted apprentice J Cornish explained instructions were to allow the horse to stride if able to obtain the leading position and that in the middle stages BANGERS AND MAYO was inclined to over-race when leading. She added the gelding was second up today after a freshen up and would derive fitness benefit from the run. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.