Controversial horse Black Heart Bart has been brought out of retirement after suffering what was said to be a career ending injury last year in the Toorak Handicap has trialled at Ballarat this morning.
Black Heart Bart who was formally trained by Darren Weir is now under the care of former WA trainer Lindsay Smith who hopes to get the horse back to the races despite being a rising nine year old and coming back from an in jury in the Group One Toorak Handicap last year where he also showing signs of internal exercise induced haemorrhage.
Brad Rawiller commented to racing dot com following the trial saying:
“He just pretty much did what he had to and I was pleased with how he pulled up.
“Today was more about his action and how he felt and from that side of it he was great.”
Black Heart Bart finished fourth in the trial.
Trial (in the yellow and blue):
Black Heart Bart had a public hit-out at @BallTurfClub this morning, finishing behind Working From Home, Begood Toya Mother and Scales Of Justice.
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