CANTERBURY: What the stewards said
Race 1: 3 MORE THAN A SAMBA 20/05/2017 Newcastle Near the 300m had to be directed to inside continue into clear running.
Race 2: 5 BODHI BLUE 31/05/2017 Warwick Farm On straightening was bumped on two occasions when endeavouring to shift into clear running. Close the winning post, was unable to be fully ridden out when awkwardly placed close to heels. 6 GAYTIME GIRL 3/05/2017 Warwick Farm Bumped shortly after the start. Passing the 300m was disappointed for a run.
Race 3: 3 LIFE O’BRIEN 31/05/2017 Warwick Farm Shifted in under pressure over the concluding stages. 4 SHELLEY’S GIRL 28/05/2017 Nowra bumped at the start. 6 CELESTIAL CHOICE BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 3/06/2017 Kembla Grange Passing the 1000m was steadied when briefly tightened by another runner which laid in.
Race 4: 2 LOVELETTER 31/05/2017 Warwick Farm On jumping made contact with another runner. Near 1200m was steadied away from heels. Shortly after straightening was briefly crowded for room. Was checked on
to avoid falling runner. 3 SEVENTHCHIC 7/06/2017 Canterbury Park Held up for clear running until about the 150m and over the concluding stages, whilst closing race off well, was steadied after becoming awkwardly placed on heels and as a consequence was not tested in the run to the post. 4 WALK THE STREETS 3/06/2017 Rosehill Gardens Option to ride quieter from wide barrier; settled worse than midfield. From its wide draw was shifted back in behind runners shortly after the start. Shifted out around
heels of another runner to improve near the 200m. 6 FOURNETTE 23/05/2017 Kembla Grange Raced wide throughout. 8 LUCIENNE 3/06/2017 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly shifted out and made contact with another runner. 9 TAQAAREED 3/06/2017 Kembla Grange After being held up making the home turn on straightening was disappointed for a run between a runner & another runner which shifted out and then shifted to the inside of that runner continue into clear running. 11 CHADANA 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Overraced badly throughout the early and middle stages, refusing to settle. 12 YULONG BAOHU 28/05/2017 Nowra raced wide without cover in the early stages.
Race 5: 3 BLOWING KISSES 13/05/2017 Scone Bumped and became unbalanced passing the 600m then again 100m. 4 BRULEE 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Held up in the early part of the straight. Rdr std intention was to take up a midfield position on the filly, but from its inside draw, when it commenced well, he was able to settle more forward. Said in the run, when following leader, his mount resented kickback and in his opinion was not entirely comfortable on today¿s soft track conditions. Post-race vet exam did not reveal any abnormalities. 8 TIMING 5/06/2017 Goulburn Began awkwardly and made contact with gate.
Race 6: 2 KENT 30/05/2017 Hawkesbury Began awkwardly and shortly after was briefly crowded for room. Inclined to hang in in the straight. 4 RENEGED 31/05/2017 Warwick Farm Held up for clear running rounding the home turn and in early part of the straight and then was again held up on heels near 100m. 7 LETCHWORTH 21/05/2017 Parkes Steadied over final stages 9 EARTH 3/06/2017 Kembla Grange When questioned rider stated whilst gelding trialled well recently on 26 May, today gelding travelled comfortably in early & middle stages however failed to respond when placed under pressure in straight & was most disappointing. Stable rep agreed with rider that geldings effort was disappointing & undertook to report back. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Rep since advised he was satisfied with post-race condition of geld & stable will continue its prep.
Race 7: 6 BRULEE 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Held up in the early part of the straight. Rdr std intention was to take a midfield position on the filly, but from its inside draw, when it commenced well, he was able to settle more forward. Said in the run, when following the leader, his mount resented kickback and in his opinion was not entirely comfortable on today¿s soft track conditions. Postrace vet exam did not reveal any abnormalities. 7 MANA 20/05/2017 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. 9 WIRNPA 30/05/2017 Hawkesbury Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. 10 ARTISTIC BEAUTY 29/05/2017 Dubbo Held up near 350m