The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Rough Habit Plate which is to be run at Doomben racecourse on Saturday 14th, May 2016. View the Rough Habit Plate Field.
|1||I’M BELUCCI||Desleigh Forster||Jim Byrne||12||57kg|
|2||CYLINDER BEACH (NZ)||Desleigh Forster||Michael Cahill||3||57kg|
|3||EAGLE WAY||Bryan Guy||Paul Hammersley||10||57kg|
|4||MULTIFACETS (NZ)||Chris Waller||Glyn Schofield||8||57kg|
|5||SHOTACROSS THE BOW||David Murphy||5||57kg|
|6||MACKINTOSH (NZ)||Chris Waller||Blake Shinn||4||57kg|
|7||TRAFALGAR||Chris Waller||Jason Collett||9||57kg|
|8||ESCHIELE||John O’Shea||Damian Browne||13||57kg|
|9||BRAZEN||David Vandyke||Brad Rawiller||11||57kg|
|11||EXCELLENT SPIRIT||Pat Duff||Jeff Lloyd||6||57kg|
|12||KUTTAMURRA AL||Robert Heathcote||Ryan Wiggins||7||57kg|
|13||FLYING LABELLE||Kelly Schweida||Glen Colless||1||57kg|
|14||TAP THIS||Peter & Paul Snowden||2||55kg|
Jockey Luke Nolen is expected to remain in an Adelaide hospital for at least a week nursing injuries suffered in a fall at Morphettville.
Des O’Keeffe of the Australian Jockeys Association says Nolen will have an MRI scan on his back on Monday to double check there are no problems with his back.
Nolen, known internationally for his association with champion Black Caviar, came off in Saturday’s Robert Sangster Stakes, just 40 minutes after he won the Group One Australasian Oaks on Abbey Marie.
It was his first top level win since he returned in February from a seven-month lay-off as he recovered from back surgery.
“Luke has a fractured collar bone and shoulder blade and fractured a couple of ribs,” O’Keeffe told Melbourne radio station RSN.
“He has bruised his spleen and liver and has a minor issue with a lung.
“But his head and legs are fine.”
O’Keeffe said although jockeys had mixed views on the compulsory safety vests, on this occasion it had done its job and protected Nolen from more serious injury.
Nolen fell when Miss Promiscuity appeared to stumble approaching the home turn and was hit as he lay on the ground by a horse which could not avoid him.