MEGA RED began awkwardly and lost ground.
DREAM COME TRUE shifted in at the start and inconvenienced FRUSTRATED.
From the outside barriers, JADE THEATRE and NORDIC WARRIOR were steadied in the early stages and shifted across behind runners.
From a wide barrier, MR PICCASO was also steadied in the early stages to obtain cover.
BALLISTIC KING lost its left hind plate in the early stages.
Making the turn approaching the 1000 Metres, JADE THEATRE momentarily raced in restricted room inside MR PICASSO.
After the race, B Shinn stated that he was not able to offer any explanation for the disappointing performance of FRUSTRATED. He said after being able to obtain a trailing position behind the leader DREAM COME TRUE, FRUSTRATED obtained clear running to the inside of that horse at the entrance to the Straight, however, did not finish off the race after being placed under pressure. A veterinary inspection of FRUSTRATED immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
After the race, the Veterinary Officer reported that FORZA ANGEL had sustained a minor wound to the right hind pastern.
SMART LEADER and AMBITIOUS HEART were sent for sampling.
+ - Trump Card
* - Priority to Run
() - Order of Trainer Preference
MA288 Rating - Included Handicap Adjustment
- Under Rated
- Gain benefit in rating
- Reach last winning rating
- Good in sectional
- Did win in wet track
- Placed in wet track
- Won in Soft or Heavy Track
- Placed in Soft or Heavy Track