Speaking with Gareth Hall on RSN Central on Tuesday morning, Hawkes didn’t hold back in his critique of Kerrin McEvoy’s ride.
“He (Masked Crusader) ran good, jockey got a bit lost … Actually, he didn’t get lost, he got completely and utterly lost.
“Kerrin McEvoy, he butchered it – and I said it to his face. It was terrible, absolutely terrible,” Hawkes said.
“He butchered it – and I said it to his face.”
Wayne Hawkes on Kerrin McEvoy
Masked Crusader finished second to Nature Strip, beaten two lengths, after passing the 400m in 8th position.
The Team Hawkes-trained gelding…