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Happy Clapper to wear blinkers in Winx Stakes

Racing NSW stewards' advised on Thursday that they have acceded to a request from trainer Pat Webster to apply Blinkers back on Happy Clapper in this Saturday’s Group 1 WFA Winx Stakes (1400m). 
 
Happy Clapper last raced in Winkers in the Group 1WFA Queen Elizabeth Stakesover 2000m on 13 April 2019 and Mr Webster advised it was always his intention to race in Blinkers this Saturday, but due to an administrative oversight, the Blinkers were not re-applied. 
 
Accordingly the gear change for Happy Clapper is Winkers Off, Blinkers Back on. 

In other news the following jockeys will ride overweight:-

CANBERRA (Friday 23rd August)
Race 4, No.4 – PALAMEDES: Racing NSW Stewards have permitted Richard Bensley to ride the horse 0.5kg over its declared weight of 54.5kg, if required.

Race 7, No.12 – ONLY LEONNIE: Stewards have permitted Mathew Cahill to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 54kg, if required.

Race 8, No.8 – BUCK OR TWO: Stewards have permitted Mathew Cahill to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 54kg, if required.

Race 8, No.9 – CINNAMON CLOUD: Stewards have permitted Nicolas Barzalona to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 54kg, if required.

ROYAL RANDWICK (Saturday 24th August)
Race 8, No.3 – DYSLEXIC: Stewards have permitted James McDonald to ride the horse 0.5kg over its declared weight of 55kg, if required.

Race 8, No.7 – MY XPRESSION (NZ): Stewards have permitted Glyn Schofield to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 53kg, if required.

Race 8, No.10 – SPLIT LIP: Stewards have permitted Jason Collett to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 53kg, if required.

Race 8, No.15 – TELL ME: Stewards have permitted Luke Currie to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 53kg, if required.

BERRIGAN (Saturday 24th August)
Race 2, No.13 – HOLLYWOOD ROSE: Stewards have permitted Michael Travers to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 54kg, if required.

MUSWELLBROOK (Sunday 25th August)
Race 4, No.11 – LARANTA: Stewards have permitted Greg Ryan to ride the horse 1kg over its declared weight of 54kg, if required.
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