Stewards adjourn Browne inquiry

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June 2, 2018 - 11:51 AM

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Damian Browne is at the centre of an inquiry into his ride on Fighting Teo at the Sunshine Coast.

Fighting Teo ($3 fav) ran sixth, beaten 9-1/4 lengths in a Class One Handicap (1400m) on Friday after getting well back early.

Stewards opened a running and handling inquiry into the ride and took evidence from Browne and trainer Kevin Kemp.

Stewards noted they had been advised Fighting Teo would have a change of tactics and be ridden more forward from a wide barrier but the horse was ridden in the second half of he field.

The inquiry was then adjourned to a date to be fixed.