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- Published on Monday, 01 October 2012 15:13
It was a race the star Aussie horse had to win and he didn’t disappoint. Starting off a 10m handicap Caribbean Blaster began safely, sat at the back of the bunch early before making his move late in the first lap to sit parked outside roughie Dominus Vobiscum. When Jaccka Clive arrived on the scene with 1400 metres to run Kate Gath and Caribbean Blaster seized the initiative, took the lead and that was essentially race over.
In the end it was an impressive win by Caribbean Blaster who comfortably accounted for the field of handicappers by a little over a length. The overall mile rate of 2.00.2 was a good one for the 2760-metre journey and he looks on song for a trip to New Zealand.
One of the more interesting aspects of the race was the 20-metre head-start Caribbean Blaster enjoyed over both Jaccka Clive and Melpark Major