Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Nolan Laments Missing Cup

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Nolan Laments Missing Cup

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Erin Smith

Reporter

Warwick Cup information

When: Saturday

Time: Gates open 11am

Where: Warwick Turf Club, Allman Park

Tickets: Are available at the gate, cost $20

More information: phone 0414899854

RACING: After failing to pass a barrier test, last year's Warwick Cup runner-up Blow A Kiss will not take to the track this weekend, leaving Toowoomba-based trainer Michael Nolan disappointed.

"Blow A Kiss won't be coming," Nolan confirmed.

"He didn't pass at the barrier trials at Gatton (on Tuesday). He has been difficult to get in the barriers and out at Gatton just wouldn't go in.

"If they don't go in they can't run.

"The steward won't allow him to race and you have to abide by the rules."

Nolan had entered a second horse, Arado, in the Cup event, but won't start either.

"It is the first time in a while that I haven't had a horse in the Cup," he said.

"I have won a few cups with horses with Blow A Kiss' connections and I am disappointed we can't go. …

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