MORNINGTON: What the stewards said
Race 1: ALABAMA CHARGE Robbie Laing 21-SEP-16 SALE Bumped heavily shortly after start and became unbalanced. 11-SEP-16 SALE slow into stride. rdr - lay in under pressure in straight. ARITE GURU (NZ) Tony Parker 15SEP-16 PAKS Hung in under pressure in the straight placing its rider at a disadvantage in riding it out in his normal manner. AMBALACHE Peter Ioannou 08-SEP-16 MORN Slow to begin. DELLE DONNE Mick Cerchi 30-AUG-16 GEES Commenced awkwardly. 15-AUG-16 WANG Checked rounding the home turn. MISS REMINGTON Ken Keys 11-SEP-16 SALE COT - ride forward from inside barrier and small field. Settled behind leaders. 30AUG-16 GEES Slow to begin. ROLDANA ( NZ) Jamie Edwards 16-SEP-16 GEES Slow to begin. Hampered near the 1400m. Inconvenienced passing the 50m. ANAHEIM Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 05-SEP-16 BLLA Shifted in on jumping. CZAR FOX Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 16-SEP-16 GEES Held up for clear run between 600400m. 27-AUG-16 DON After commencing awkwardly was then crowded for room between horses. Was again hampered shortly after start. DELIGHTFUL SPIRIT Peter White 17-SEP-16 PAKS Began awkwardly. Over raced in the early and middle stages 28-AUG-16 CRAN Slow to begin. HOOKFANG Cameron Templeton 13-SEP-16 SW H Raced wide in the early stages before obtaining the lead near the 1400m. AMAZON EVE Robbie Laing 06SEP-16 MOE Saddle shifted forward near 1600m, placing rider at a disadvantage for remainder of race. Hampered near 1400m.
Race 2: I AM WANTED Trevor J Andrews 21-APR-16 PAKS Hampered at start, PP - rider no explanation raced keenly early stages. Vet slight scratchiness hind gait. LUCKY PROSPECTOR (GB) Robert Smerdon 07-SEP-16 SANL lost its footing near the 400m shifted in abruptly 28AUG-16 CRAN Raced wide without cover throughout. ROCKSETTA Mark Kavanagh 11-DEC-15 M V R-mount failed to concentrate throughout. Vet no abs. FAST AND FURIOUS Dean Binaisse 17-SEP-16 CAUL Hampered 700m. hung inwards in the straight. Vet slow recovery. 22-AUG-16 ECHA Began awkwardly. Approaching the 900m when over-racing had to be steadied to avoid heels. R - may not have been suited
today’s heavy track conditions. Pulled up in a normal manner. SWAMPLAND (NZ) Henry Dwyer 25-APR-16 MOE Raced greenly and when at the rear of the field approaching 800m lay out.
Race 3: DEEP PURPLE Robbie Laing 18-SEP-16 PAKS slow to begin. FLORIDA KEYS Pat Carey 04-SEP16 GEEL Rdr reported his mount laid in under pressure however was of the view that as it did settle well the filly would be better suited to races of a longer distance than todays event. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. IDOL David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 15-SEP-16 PAKS Bumped at the start. Steadied near 800m to avoid heels. 28-AUG-16 CRAN Slow to begin. Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. ROCCACHILLI Peter Gelagotis 06-SEP-16 MOE Slow to begin. SO DISTINCT Robbie Griffiths 09-SEP-16 GEES Laid in under pressure in home straight. TROIS VALLEES (NZ) Jason Warren 06SEP-16 MOE Checked when crowded on jumping.
Race 4: EMOJI Grahame Begg 08-SEP-16 MORN Lay out rounding turn. OSCAR DEE Bruce Purcell 28MAY-16 SANL jumped away awkwardly. MORTIFIED Wendy Kelly 16-AUG-16 PAKS Stood flat footed and lost ground (3L). 14-JUL-16 CRAN Slow to begin. Had to be eased when crowded for room near the 600m. AUTOGRAPH Trent Pennuto 16-AUG-16 PAKS Bumped on jumping away. LINGA NO LONGA Allison Bennett 13MAR-16 S CK Bumped heavily with another runner turning out of the straight on the first occasion. TREICHELN Mark Webb 06-SEP-16 MOE Rider suspended for failing to ride mount right out to line. Actions affected placings. 13-AUG-16 COLR Slow to begin (4L). Rider stated he was instructed to ride the mare off the pace and for luck however under pressure throughout event.
Race 5: RECALCULATE Colin Scott 14-SEP-16 PAKS Laid out in the home straight. 28-AUG-16 CRAN Passing the 200m was steadied & shifted out to avoid heels of another runner which commenced weaken. GOT YOU DOUBLE Ciaron Maher 13-AUG-16 CAUL q’d tactics/ more forward position. Rused good barrier draw and with step up in distance, compared to C’field on 30th July where was obliged to ride the gelding back form the wide draw. MACQUARIE MAGIC Jason Warren 29-AUG-16 WOD Inclined to overrace in the early stages. Held up for clear running from the 400m until the entrance to the straight. 03-AUG-16 SALE Began to overrace near 900m, shifted in. MR PAGO Peter Gelagotis 07-SEP-16 SANL COT further forward due to being up in distance; raced outside the leader. Protest 5th V 2nd dismissed. Tightening near line, had to be checked 24-AUG-16 SANH R-did not appreciate today’s Soft 7 track conditions and would be better suited over more ground. LOCK AND LOAD Mitchell Beer & Max Hinton 15SEP-16 PAKS Raced wide throughout. ONYA KEITHY Eric Musgrove 17-AUG-16 GEEL Hampered at the start by another runner that commenced awkwardly & shifted out.
Race 6: KALASHANI LAD Terry Walsh 22-SEP-16 MORN R - stated he began to place his mount under pressure near the 500m but the gelding was not responding well and felt unbalanced when on the rails. After shifting out and straightening felt more balanced and extended under hands heels riding. 27-JUL-16 SANL slow to begin. PRINCE TARKEIDA Mark Webb 08-JUN-16 SALE slow to R-must ensure he rides all his mounts out to the line. ELLE EXCITE Pat Carey 11-SEP-16 SALE began awkwardly shifting out. GIBBON Wendy Kelly 14SEP-16 PAKS Began awkwardly. Rider stated it failed to handle the synthetic surface. Post race vet revealed no abs. LEVITICAL Gerard Moloney 28-AUG-16 CRAN Began awkwardly. VIOLENT SNOW Jason Warren 11SEP-16 SALE held up for clear running on home turn.
Race 7: MELODIES WAY (NZ) Robert Kingston 17SEP-16 PAKS Change of tactics To race further back from the barrier. Settled at the rear of the field. Held up when rounding home turn until passing 150 metres 10-SEP-16 PAKS Rider when questioned in relation to settling in the lead, stated that it was not her intention lead and instructions were to ride with cover, however, after beginning well led without being pressured. LOVE IS GREAT Greg Eurell 22-AUG16 ECHA Laid out under pressure in the home straight. PAPPANICK Shea Eden 28AUG-16 CRAN Began awkwardly & lost ground. Shortly after start commenced to buck consequently took no further competitive part in the race. CRAFTY DEVIL Darren Weir 19-MAY-16 ARAT Rider stated it would benefit from its first start over this distance. Vet reported no abnormalities. GRAEBARB Jerome Hunter 06-SEP-16 MOE Rider could offer no explanation for disappointing performance. Post race vet exam - No abnormality. MERRY MAGIC John R Allen 17-SEP-16 PAKS Raced wide without cover throughout. AURO Tony Noonan 20SEP-16 ECHA Commenced awkwardly. OUR JOVANNA Peter Ioannou 26-JUL-16 PAKS Raced wide without cover throughout. V - No Abs 12-JUL-16 MURT Was slow to begin. RACE BM64 Handicap 1000m Timely Truce Belinda Simpson 06-FEB-16 WMAI Commenced awkwardly. Hung out throughout the event. 23-AUG-16 PAKS Knuckled on jumping away resulting in its rider becoming unbalanced. Raced wide without cover