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Coolmore Classic 2009 Hot Danish Scratched

1    HOT DANISH    Les Bridge    Tim Clark     10     59
2    CULMINATE (NZ)    Stephen Mckee    Damien Oliver     14     56
3    ESKIMO QUEEN (NZ)    Michael Moroney    Blake Shinn     15     55
4    GALLANT TESS    David Payne    Hugh Bowman     4     54
5    JUDGED    Joseph Pride    Jim Cassidy     5     54
6    NEROLI    Peter Snowden    Kerrin McEvoy     13     52
7    ABSOLUTELYFABULOUS    Kris Lees    Corey Brown     6     51
8    CHINCHILLA ROSE    Chris Waller    Stephen Baster     18     51
9    PORTILLO    Peter Snowden    Jay Ford     16     51
10    ILLUMINATES    Graeme Rogerson    Peter Wells (a)     1     51
11    IMANANABAA    David Payne    Jeff Penza     9     51
12    ROCK ME BABY    David Payne    Aaron Spiteri     3     51
13    TYPHOON TRACY    Peter G Moody    Glen Boss     17     51
14    GOLD WATER    Gai Waterhouse    Daniel Ganderton (a)     12     51
15    PRAVANA    John O’Shea    Chris Munce     7     51
16    BERNICIA    Guy Walter    Rod Quinn     19     51
17e    MARY’S GRACE    Kylie Gavenlock    Jeff Penza     8     51
18e    GLOWLAMP    Clarry Conners    Peter Wells (a)     2     51
19e    DANEHILL SMILE    Jason Coyle        11     51

The favourite Hot Danish has been scratched from Saturday’s Group One Coolmore Classic at Rosehill.

Trainer Les Bridge informed stewards of the decision early on Friday.

The Randwick trainer voiced concerns earlier in the week about Hot Danish being lumped with the topweight of 59kg for the Coolmore and the decision to scratch her was made following discussions with the mare’s owners.

Bridge told stewards Hot Danish would have her next start in the Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill in two weeks before running in the $2 million Doncaster (1600m) at Randwick on April 18.

Hot Danish has 53.5kg in the Doncaster.

Unbeaten Victorian Typhoon Tracy is the new favourite for the Coolmore at $4.80 on TAB Sportsbet fixed odds.

Meanwhile, five-time Group One winner Racing To Win has been scratched from Saturday’s Canterbury Stakes due to a hoof abscess which burst on Thursday morning.

Trainer John O’Shea is now aiming to run Racing To Win in either the Group One George Ryder Stakes (1500m) or the Listed Royal Parma Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Golden Slipper day, April 4.

Article by aapracing

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