Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the $400,000 Kia Golden Pendant (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens, won by Subpoenaed who is now on the path to the $7.5m Golden Eagle.
Tommy Berry (Subpoenaed): “I really think people are pretty hard on her for her racing style because it’s not in any means her way of racing, it’s just drawing bad barriers with her. She actually hasn’t got the speed to put herself on the speed so when you draw 16 you’ve got to be midfield wide or we just go back.
“It’s not really her racing style, every time she’s drawn well we’ve been able to have her midfield like she was today because she actually jumps quite well but we just grab her straight away and snag her back.
“So it’s more been us not her but we drew well today and we were able to put her in the right spot. When Kerrin (McEvoy) got popped three wide on Seasons coming to the corner it gave me the best cart into the race I could have possibly asked for and she was very strong late.”
“She feels so smooth. It’s funny, when you’re riding her she feels like you’re riding a wave, it’s lovely. But watching her she looks like she's hard to stick with.
“But she’s so nice, she stretched out well and when I was able to pull the stick through to the right she quickened up so nice.
“It’s been a while since I won on her, thanks to the owners who have stuck loyal with me because she’s been frustrating at times but it was nice to get the win on the board today.”
Subpoenaed wins the Golden Pendant at Rosehill
Jason Collett (Emeralds): “Great run. Positioned nicely after being flat footed when they quickened. Was strong through the line.”
Sam Clipperton (Jen Rules): “Terrific run. She was just a little slow away. Settled a little bit further back than I wanted. She ripped home well.”
Tim Clark (Shout The Bar): “She made nice improvement and will be bang on over a mile.”
James McDonald (Haut Brion Her): “Just went too keen.”
Josh Parr (Positive Peace): “Didn’t have the speed we expected early. She was very strong late. Didn’t have any luck.”
Nash Rawiller (Sweet Deal): “She has had a couple of hard runs lately. Taken its toll a bit.”
Rachel King (Outback Barbie): “She was good. Definite improvement on her first up run.”
Jim Byrne (Evalina): No comment available
Kerrin McEvoy (Seasons): “Just had a wide run.”
Brenton Avdulla (Adelong): “She over travelled at the seven (furlongs).”
Regan Bayliss (Akari): “Good run. She’s ticking over nicely. Third up next start in a race she should run well.”
Kathy O'Hara (Air To Air): “Was OK. Just wanted to fight me in the early stages.”