Chautauqua Set For Trial At The Valley

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is set to play a part at the program at when he runs in an official trial between races.

The -trained sprinter needs to jump from the barriers to the satisfaction of stewards before being cleared to race again.

Chautauqua was barred by stewards in February subject to satisfactorily jumping from the barriers on two consecutive occasions.

He has since failed four times but was given a reprieve to complete another two trials after he came out behind the field in a race day trial at and tacked on to run second.

He was passed by stewards in an 800m jump-out at last Friday and now needs to prove himself in an official trial.

With no official trials until October 8, Racing and the have organised a 1000m-trial between races four and five on Friday night.

The trial will have a maximum of seven runners.

If Chautauqua passes the next test he can be entered for Victorian races.

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