Cran on Krug's Jewels "goof" and Queensland bounce back

09 June 2021
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Top harness racing trainer Cran Dalgety says he was glad he was in the grandstand when his stable star Krug was beaten at the IRT Harness Jewels meeting on Sunday.

Had Dalgety been closer to the track as Krug threw away the race in the last 100m he doubts he would have been able to control himself.

Krug, the double Derby winner of this three-year-old crop, was gifted the Jewels when a late pre-race change of tactics saw key rival B D Joe lead and give Krug the trail.

Even allowing for the slow pace Krug worked through on the passing lane to hit the lead at the 100m mark yet B D Joe fought back to beat him and Dalgety is adamant he knows why.

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