Trial Form for Runners on Saturday 29 September 2018

Wednesday, 26 September 2018


The following runners engaged today at Doomben have recently trialled in the South East Queensland area. Below is an alphabetical listing and summary of the trial.

A Man To Match – Race 1
Dam Wonderful – Race 5
I’ve Gotta Nel – Race 6
Not Surprising – Race 5
Really Reilly – Race 9
Snitz – Race 4
The Rumour File – Race 8


Race 1 12.02pm Cascade 3yo Handicap 1615m.
No.1 A Man To Match – (T. Gollan) – 3rd (0.4L) 25/9 Doomben 1000m Class 2 trial Good (TR N/A)
Freshened (28 days). Jumped ok, settled down 3rd moving up wide out just over 2 lengths off the lead. Looming large into the straight, urged 150m kept coming & was given an easy time late. Good effort over an unsuitably short distance.


Race 4 1.47pm Simon George Sells Strawberries Open Handicap 1200m.
No.6 Snitz – (M. Dunn) – 1st (4.75L) 11/9 Gold Coast 1000m Open trial Soft (TR 113)
Resuming (126 days). Jumped well, settled close up 2nd outside the leader. Took over 400m, urged along well off the inside into the straight was sent to the line given a solid workout increasing his margin all the way.


 Race 5 2.22pm Kelso Wood Memorial Fillies & Mares Benchmark 75 Handicap 1050m.
No.6 Dam Wonderful – (G. Taylor) – 2nd (0.2L) 11/9 Sunshine Coast 850m Open trial Good (TR 103)
Resuming (161 days). Jumped well, settled down 2nd a length off the lead with a decent gap back to 3rd. Levelled up early in the straight, just shaded late in a two horse battle to the line with neither runner being pushed out.

No.7 Not Surprising – (K. Lees) – 5th (2.5L) 11/9 Gold Coast 1000m Open trial Soft (TR 110)
Freshened (38 days). Missed the start a length no rush to recover content to settle last racing keenly almost 8 lengths off the lead. Under a hold to the turn passed one, made nice ground all the way down the straight under no urgings at all.


Race 6 2.57pm Canadian Club Melbourne Cup Day C, G & E Benchmark 75 Handicap 1050m.
No.13 I’ve Gotta Nel – (B. Lockwood) – 2nd (1.25L) 18/9 Doomben 1000m Open trial Good (TR 102)
Resuming (210 days). Jumped well landing a length in front off the inside gate settling over a length clear. Almost joined approaching the turn, had company into the straight and although beaten into 2nd on the line was given a very easy time.


Race 8 4.17pm SKY Racing Colts, Geldings & Entires Class 6 Plate 1350m.
No.8 The Rumour File – (C. Waller) – Last of 6 (12.45L) 11/9 G. Coast 1000m Open trial Soft (TR 113)
Resuming (245 days). Jumped ok, drifting back soon after settled last 8 lengths off the lead. No closer into the straight, stayed at the rear however never pressured just out for the exercise.


Race 9 4.57pm Mount Franklin Open Handicap 2020m.
No.13 Really Reilly – (S. O’Dea) – 4th (3.8L) 25/9 Doomben 1000m Open trial Good (TR N/A)
Jumped just ok, settled down 3rd last 5 lengths off the lead. No closer turn leader off and gone, to the outside early in the straight, urged briefly picking up ground before given an easy time late.