After each race at the SkyCity Boxing Day Races, we spoke to jockeys of beaten favourites to hear their thoughts.
Star Karen Leith Innes
Was feeling the track.
Race Two: STELLA ARTOIS 1100
Brazier Ryan Elliot
Slow away, did everything wrong being a two-year-old but hit the line well.
Race Three: BARFOOT & THOMPSON 1400
Gino Severini James McDonald
He went good. Probably needs a bit of sting in the track, but he'll come right.
Race Four: SHAW'S WIRES ROPES UNCLE REMUS STAKES
Travelling Light Jason Waddell
Only In Jakarta James McDonald
Race Six: DUNSTAN FEEDS 1500 CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Jip Jip Rock Ryan Elliot
Race Seven: SKYCITY EIGHT CARAT CLASSIC
Jennifer Eccles James McDonald
Race Eight: HALLMARK STUD HANDICAP
Avantage Opie Bosson
Good first up run. Will improve.
Race Nine: CAMBRIDGE STUD ZABEEL CLASSIC
True Enough James McDonald
Race Ten: AUCKLAND CO-OP TAXIS 1600
River Run James McDonald
Needs some sting out of the track.