Code Bailey nearing long-awaited comeback

03 May 2021
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He was one of the country's top-line stars through the early part of last year, but the exciting Code Bailey has only been seen at the races just once since his appearance in the 2020 Miracle Mile.

That was a disappointing 11th in October's Pryde’s Easifeed Victoria Cup, which led to trainer Margaret Lee eventually putting the son of Christian Cullen back out for a spell.

While there haven’t been any major issues during the last year-and-a-half, Lee said Code Bailey just hadn’t been right and had displayed signs of tying up. She says this is why the horse has been so sparingly raced in recent times, but some positive blood test results in recent weeks and some good work at home has the Terang horsewoman hopeful the six-year-old can get back to his best.

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