VICTORIAN pacer Our Chain Of Command won’t get the chance to defend his title in tomorrow’s Tasmania Cup after being scratched yesterday.
Lara trainer Dean Braun told harness racing stewards he was forced to scratch Our Chain Of Command after struggling with transport to get him to Hobart.
Braun was also forced to scratch top mare Valiant Sue from the George Johnson Stakes because of the same reason.
Both horses were to have been driven by premier Victorian reinsman Chris Alford.
Four interstate horses remain in the $40,000 Tasmania Cup headed by the Glenn Douglas trained pair Heza Trick and Jukebox Music.
The scratching of Valiant Sue has made the job even easier for Australia’s top mare Make Mine Cullen in the George Johnson.
Make Mine Cullen won consecutive races at Melton before she ran fifth to Mr Feelgood in the Cranbourne Cup on December 10.
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