And especially if both trainer and jock are pleased with her, it's really nothing to be concerned with.Flanders wrote:No. Its essentially just a gate workout but with other horses. Each horse just goes out and does what the connections want, none of the horses were asked to do anything. As far as I know, she has only won one barrier trial ever and that was in August 2017.sweettalk wrote:i know it wasn't considered a real race, but should this finish be worrying at all? i'm not super familiar with how barrier trials work/are analysed/etc.
There is a video of the trial at the following link:
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing ... 0lxx5.html
I think barrier trials are a bit more interesting/a bigger deal for the 2yo newcomers and maidens.