Trial Form for Runners on Saturday 7 July 2018

Thursday, 05 July 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.

Courtza King – Race 7
Desert General – Race 7
Glendara – Race 9
Goodonya Sonja – Race 6
Hydrazine – Race 1
Ingeegoodbe – Race 9
Lord Coconuts – Race 9
Oradonna – Race 1
Qiji Phoenix – Race 7
Shesees Everything – Race 6
Sista Act – Race 6
Someday – Race 8
Wonder Boom – Race 1

Race 1 11.42am Beach House Bar & Grill Benchmark 70 Handicap 1050m.
No.2 Hydrazine – (S. Lee) – 5th (8.25L) 12/6 Gold Coast 1000m Open trial Soft (TR 108)
Resuming (250 days). Jumped well, led marginally off the fence. Joined soon after and headed for home basically middle of a line of three leaders, back to 3rd 150m allowed to drift right back almost being pulled up 50m before the line, really had the brakes put on him late.

No.4 Oradonna – (L. Gough) – 3rd (1.45L) 26/6 Doomben 840m Open trial Good (TR 110)
Resuming (281 days). Jumped ok, settled one x one 4th just under 3 lengths behind the leading pair. Scored a good run through on the turn as the 2nd placed runner ran wide, on terms into the straight, headed near 200m however only coasted down to the line with more to offer.

No.6 Wonder Boom – (P Butterworth) – 2nd (1.25L) 26/6 Doomben 840m Open trial Good (TR 110)
Let up (53 days). Jumped ok, settled behind the leader 3rd fence just over 2 lengths away. Under a good grip to the turn, same straight & scored a gap 200m, came through to claim 2nd all under his own steam.

Race 6 2.42pm Chu The Phat 3yo Handicap 1050m.
No.5 Sista Act – (L. Birchley) – 6th (3.6L) 26/6 Doomben 840m Open trial Good (TR 110)
Resuming (85 days). Jumped ok wide out quickly going forward settled marginal leader off the fence. Ran wide on the home turn 3 and 4 deep, 2 lengths away 300m under a good grip still though, faded however plenty left in the tank jock never moved a muscle.

No.12 Shesees Everything – (T. Gollan) – 2nd (1.0L) 12/6 Eagle Farm 1050m Class 2 trial Dirt (TR 110)
Resuming (148 days). Jumped well, eased early back to 2nd last before dashing up 3 wide to 4th within 2 lengths of the leader settling down. Went on with it to almost level up rounding the turn, only jogging 200m in a line of three now, winner urged this one given a very quiet ride.

No.13 Goodonya Sonja – (L. Gough) – 1st (0.75L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Class 2 trial Good (TR 105)
Resuming (85 days). Jumped just ok, settled last wide out 5 lengths off the lead. Urged along widest runner into the straight still last, given 4 solid cracks with the whip 250-100m steadily overhauled the leaders to come clear last 150m.

Race 7 3.22pm Madame Wu Benchmark 80 Handicap 1200m.
No.3 Desert General – (L. Birchley) – 4th (3.85L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Opn trial Good (TR N/A-Slow)
Resuming (204 days). Jumped well wide out, rider took hold drifting back second last in a slowly run heat 3 lengths from the lead. Back to last into the straight, did make ground on all runners bar the winner & wasn’t asked for any effort whatsoever.

No.7 Courtza King – (T. Gollan) – 1st (1.25L) 26/6 Doomben 840m Open trial Good (TR 110)
Resuming (113 days). Jumped just ok, no rush before improving to 3rd last off the fence spot the leading pair 5 lengths. Travelled well closing ground to the turn & headed for home within 2 lengths under a good hold, took over 200m & coasted clear all under his own steam.

No.9 Qiji Phoenix – (T. Edmonds) – 2nd (0.5L) 12/6 Gold Coast 1000m Open trial Soft (TR 102.5)
Resuming (407 days). Jumped ok, not bustled early on settled down middle of three 3 lengths from the lead. Closing ground to the turn, clear 2nd into the straight, urged 200m gradually closing, jock sat up late however winner given an easy time also.

Race 8 4.02pm Bottle-O Handicap 1640m.
No.3 Someday – (D. Forster) – 1st (2.5L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Open trial Good (TR N/A – Slow)
Freshened (36 days). Jumped only averagely, no rush settling down last in a slowly run heat 4 lengths off the lead. Taken wide soon after ambling around his rivals to loom up almost on terms top of the straight, slight liven swept on by & coasted away to score with plenty left in the tank.

Race 9 4.37pm Hervey Bay Hotel & Resort C, G & E Benchmark 85 Handicap 1350m.
No.2 Glendara – (B. Baldwin) – Last of 6 (3.05L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Open trial Good (TR 111)
Resuming (113 days). Missed the start a length or so and being scrubbed along settled down second last fence throwing his head around overracing 5 lengths from the lead. Cornered within 3 lengths saving ground, urged along held ground to the line.

No.7 Ingeegoodbe – (R. Heathcote) – 2nd (2.5L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Opn trial Good (TR N/A -Slow)
Resuming (148 days). Jumped well off the inside gate, didn’t want to lead being strangled back to 3rd in a slowly run heat 2 lengths behind the leader. Still under a decent hold to the turn, saved ground into the straight quickly within a length livened up, winner (Someday) swept by all soon after though this battled away under urgings to the line.

No.10 Lord Coconuts – (T. Gollan) – 2nd (0.3L) 26/6 Doomben 1000m Open trial Good (TR 93)
Resuming (204 days). Jumped ok, lobbed into the box seat 3rd fence 3 lengths behind the clear leader who was running things to suit himself. Length closer 200m urged slightly, within a length passing the 100m kept closing to the line however winner was never let down