SHADESOFTIME When questioned regarding the apparent improved performance, Trainer advised that at its previous starts the mare had been extremely fractious in the barrier becoming unsettled in its races and today with the addition of the barrier blanket the mare settled when in the barriers which in her opinion contributed to the improved performance today. AMBERMAN Proved difficult to load and raced wide throughout. DESIRE PATH Fractious in the barriers prior to the start. Commenced awkwardly contacting its outside barrier on jumping. SMITHERINGALE Commenced slowly. Raced wide throughout. Bumped at the 200m and lay inwards in the straight. HULA ROCK Held up on straightening until near the 200m.