Please note the following for Royal Randwick on Saturday (11th January).
RIDER ENGAGED TWICE
Race 9, No.5 - SHALMANESER (training partnership Richard & Michael Freedman) and No.13 - SEEINGISBELIEVING (trainer Kim Waugh): Jockey Jay Ford has been dually engaged on the understanding that his first priority is to SEEINGISBELIEVING, so should it gain a start as 2nd emergency then another rider will need to be found for SHALMANESER.
SAMANTHA CLENTON INCREASES WEIGHT
Apprentice jockey Samantha Clenton has advised that she will be increasing her minimum riding weight to 56kg from this Saturday onwards.
TRAINER REPORTS TO STEWARDS
Race 1, No.4 - OMAR: Trainer Gerald Ryan advises the gelding underwent a tie-back surgery and colic surgery since its last race start. It has since trialled on two occasions.