Star Witness has been unexpectedly scratched from the 2011 Oakleigh Plate that is due to run as one of the feature races on Blue Diamond Stakes Day today, February 26, 2011.The champion colt was third favourite to win the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate, paying odds of $7 at Luxbet.
As yet, there has been no comment made by Star Witness’ trainer, Danny O’Brien, or Racing Victoria as to why the three-year-old colt has been scratched from the race.
Danny O’Brien had made the comment in recent days that he was incredibly happy with Star Witness’ barrier draw (10) and that he was confident in his horse’s sprinting ability.
The Races.com.au team will be sure to keep you posted as soon as any information is released concerning the scratching of Star Witness in the 2011 Oakleigh Plate.
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