Connections made to sweat before posing for photos
Dragon Choice was reunited with the rail and returned to the winner's list, but connections of runner-up Alp's Glory didn't give in easily. Alp's Glory (Darren Beadman) looked to have just nailed Dragon Choice on the post, but the photo showed differently and Beadman and other connections of the runner-up insisted on a closer look before correct weight was declared. The Michael Chang Chun-wai-trained four-year-old has won twice in Class Five, both times when able to get to the fence, and jockey Jeff Lloyd surprised when he got there by taking the gelding to the front from barrier 14. 'It wasn't the plan to lead, but he jumped so well,' said Lloyd.