WANGARATTA: What the stewards said
Race 1: ALL SHOOK UP Wayne Nichols 08-AUG-16 SW H Slow to begin. Over raced in the middle stages when being restrained to gain cover. AMAZING MISS RUBY Danny Curran 02APR-16 MORN contact with a mounting yard fence, vetted. Slow to begin. CLASSIC DIVA Robbie Griffiths 22-AUG-16 ECHA R - filly was having first start today and did not muster the early speed expected, however began to respond to riding shortly after straightening and finished the race quite well. Will be improved by today’s experience. EAT DESSERT FIRST Ciaron Maher 08-SEP-16 MORN Contacted start and became unbalanced. MAGIC OBSESSION Darren Weir 08-SEP-16 MORN Slow to begin. MONAJET Dean Binaisse 11-DEC15 M V slow into stride and then steadied when buffeted between runners. TENNAYA Cindy Alderson 28-MAR-16 SANH R-may have pulled up with some shin soreness. Vet no abs. TURF DIVA Matt Laurie 08-SEP-16 MORN Steadied when tightened 300m. C’MON HONEY Keith Rawiller 02-SEP-16 BDGO Change of tactics more forward, poor performance vetted no abnormalities.
Race 2: BELLWHIST Brooke Schreuder 05-SEP16 BLLA Held up for clear running until passing 200m. 22-AUG-16 ECHA Shortly after the start bumped and became unbalanced. GIFTED GAL Joshua Julius 03SEP-16 WKBL passing the 50m was inconvenienced 01-MAR-16 BDGO Taken out off its course near the 1400m. When pace slackened was obliged to race wide without cover. post vet ex revealed the mare to be short in front and also have poor recovery. HONEY TRAP Kate Goodrich 10-SEP-16 PAKS Began awkwardly and lost ground. Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the home straight. STRAIGHT TO YOU Darren Weir 29-AUG-16 WOD Approaching the 200m shifted in, in an attempt to obtain a run, before having be steadied off the heels of another runner which shifted out when not sufficiently clear. NACKERS MAGEE Jody Thompson 10-SEP16 PAKS Began awkwardly, shifted out and bumped with another runner. SOMETHING UNKNOWN Wayne Nichols 29-AUG-16 WOD Jumped away awkwardly & lost ground. TRUMP THIS Leon & Troy Corstens 02-SEP-16 BDGO held up for clear running rounding the home turn and early part of straight. PARTHESIA (NZ) Darren Weir 28-JUL-16 CAST Slow to begin. Lay in under pressure. 10-JUL-16 WNBL Commenced awkwardly. Raced keenly in the middle stages. BELLONA BELLE Tony Noonan 16-AUG-16 PAKS In the straight lay in.
Race 3: BROTHER ADAM Wayne Nichols 05-SEP-16 BLLA Eased to avoid heels 300m. 16-JUL-16 ECHA Began awkwardly and lost ground. DRAGONBITE Robert Kingston 27-AUG-16 DON Commenced awkwardly. OUR OBSESSION Dean Binaisse 28-AUG-16 CRAN COT- To be ridden more forward from favourable draw. Settled just behind the leaders. 10-AUG-16 SANH steadied at the 1000m to avoid heels when taken in. GIVE IT A MISS Kate Goodrich 05-SEP-16 BLLA Steadied to avoid heels 1000m when pace slackened. SCHILLIE BILLIE Stephen Brown 05AUG-16 PAKS Dipped on jumping. Raced wide without cover throughout. Approaching the 300 metres was contacted. SPECIAL PRINT Peter Smith 29-AUG-16 WOD Near the 1200m had to be steadied to avoid the heels of another runner. SMARTSON Mick Price 02-APR-16 MORN Over raced in middle stages.R-slow to begin, further back than intended. Made moderate ground when under pressure in the straight. Vet no abs. THE RICH FISHER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 05-SEP-16 BLLA Over raced early and middle stages stages. GRANDES OREILLES Anthony Chibnall 27-AUG-16 DON Raced wide without cover for the majority of the event. VAINGLORIOUS Steve Richards 04-SEP-16 GEEL Rdr quest re tactics said from the wide barrier he was attempting to settle the filly in behind the speed, however after beginning well he had to concede ground in the early stages to do so and as a result settled further back than intended. BILLABONG BOY Russell Osborne 05-SEP-16 BLLA Bounded start. MANOR CAREW Tara Cochrane 28AUG-16 CRAN Raced wide without cover throughout.
Race 4: ASK THE PRICE Alicia Macpherson 26-AUG16 GEES Hung out from the 600 metres. Post vet- lame in the right fore 08-AUG-16 SW H Commenced awkwardly. Hung outwards near the 500m. Rider questioned regarding tactics in middle stages in establishing big lead. AUSPICIOUS LAD Renee Hoysted 15-AUG-16 WANG Slow to begin. GEODESIC Michael Moroney 14-AUG-16 BDGO Shifted in at the start making contact with hindquarters, shortly after had to be checked when close heels. Over raced in the early stages, after passing 500m steadied and shifted in to obtain clear running R- further back than intended see report. LAST STAND Darryl McNeil 05SEP-16 BLLA Slow to begin. 15-AUG-16 WANG Slow to begin. MAHSENSE Russell Osborne 15-AUG-16 WANG Lost its near hind race plate during the event. REXMONT Clive Balfour 24-AUG-16 SANH hampered at the start. Hung in. 06-AUG-16 BDLE when under pressure in the home straight, layed in. HOVERING Kate Goodrich 05SEP-16 BLLA Commenced awkwardly and shifted in. Held up until approaching 200m. MISS BEALS (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 09-SEP-16 GEES Commenced awkwardly and was buffeted at the start. TEMPTING TIME Julie Schmidt 29AUG-16 WOD Slow to begin. Near the 800m became unbalanced for several strides when racing tightly, before commencing to lose ground.
Race 5: CISCO DELAGO Michael Cornish & Donna Gaskin 22-AUG-16 ECHA Lost OF plate in running. BREAK THE MOMENT Clinton McDonald 30-AUG-16 GEES Settled one out one back. Tactic’s queried. R - instructed to settle forward and near the 1000m was obliged to restrain avoid heels. Vet post race coughing. TOSS AND TELL (NZ) Danny Penna 12-SEP-16 WOD Slow to begin. Passing the 200m raced in restricted room for a short distance. PRIME TURF Matt Laurie 10-SEP-16 PAKS Raced wide in the early stages before being permitted to stride and take up a position outside the leader passing the 1200 metres. SPIRITED CHARACTER Robert Smerdon 05-SEP-16 BLLA R: Saddle shifted slightly concluding stages placing him at disadvantage. 23-AUG-16 PAKS COT- ridden quieter to finish the race off. Ridden towards rear of the field and over raced in early
middle stages pulled hard as a consequence did not finish the race off as expected. LOGOVARDI John Salanitri 15-AUG-16 WANG Rider stated it was left flat footed after being held up rounding the home turn. Vet reported no abnormalities. SWANHILDE Stephen Aldridge 12-SEP-16 WOD Near the 150m was steadied and shifted to the outside to continue improve. ICECONI Martin Stein 12-SEP-16 WOD Held up for a clear run prior to the home turn. Near the 150m was hampered when tightened for room between horses. Was then eased to the outside in an attempt find a clear run and as a result went to the line not fully extended. DON’T SHOOT Terence Ahern 15SEP-16 PAKS Raced wide throughout. Steadied near the 400m. again near the 350m. Rider stated it would be better suited to tracks with more give and over more ground. 06SEP-16 MOE Bumped near 100m. Survived protest by 2nd placegetter. CHEW TOY Kevin Hanley 12-SEP-16 WOD Raced wide without cover in the early stages before being restrained to obtain a position with cover towards the rear of the field near 1100m. BEFITTING Neil Robb 06-SEP-16 MOE Began awkwardly and lost ground. 22-AUG-16 ECHA Slow to begin. MY DIAMOND JASPA Jody Thompson 10SEP-16 PAKS checked to avoid heels near 200m.