Statement on barrier trial incident
Prior to the third barrier trial this morning (Friday), an incident during the loading of the unraced Super Eighteen (A323) resulted in injuries to jockey Chad Schofield and two barrier attendants. All three were taken to hospital for further evaluation. The Club’s Racing Medical Officer, Dr. William Woo, oversaw the immediate on-site treatment of the injuries. Super Eighteen sustained no injuries in the incident. Relative to Chad Schofield’s availability on Sunday, the Stipendiary Stewards will issue a further notice in due course.