GEELONG: What the stewards said
Race 6: AS BAD AS TYSON Craig Widdison 22-JUL17 WOD Raced wide without cover throughout 04-JUL-17 COR Bumped on jumping. QUARCK Daniel Bowman 14JAN-17 FLEM COT forward if it begins well; began well and settled close to the lead. Steadied passing 200m when crowded for room 31DEC-16 M V raced wide in the early stages before being restrained to obtain cover. Rider stated his mount had no luck from the wide draw, traveling wide throughout and further, in his opinion, did not appreciate the Moonee Valley circuit. Vet no abs. BASTILLE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 18-MAR17 FLEM Lost the off fore plate during the event. DEMOLITION James Cummings 24-MAR-17 M V got unbalanced after receiving contact near the 700m. Vet-blood at both nostrils, 3 months. BULLYWOLFE Dennis Beriman & Robyn Beriman 01-AUG-17 WNBL Checked when over racing near the 800m, poor performance rider stated may have chocked down, post race vet check no abnormalities. IT’S A SHAME BILLY Udyta Clarke 26-JUL-17 SANH Began awkwardly and lost ground. HARD EMPIRE Darren Weir 06-JAN-17 HOB Over-raced early. STRATUM MAGIC Nikki Burke 05-JUL-17 SANL Rider was of the view his mount would prefer a track with more give. 22-JUN-17 WANG Performed below market expectations. Rider stated mount may be better suited to tracks with more give. Post race vet exam - No abnormality. WORLD OF HOPE Dean Binaisse 21-MAY-17 BDGO Slow to begin & then steadied to avoid heels-Passing 600m was steadied when tightened for room-Performed below market expectations-Rdr could offer no explanation for performancepost race vet exam revealed abnormalities-sample takenTnr since reported pulled up very distressed, lacerations to both hind legs and n/side black eye which required treatment 10-MAY-17 SANH jumped awkwardly. Held up for running from 500m. Passing 200m when held up had to be checked when disappointed for run. Held til 100m. ROCKETS RED GLARE John McArdle 21-JUL-17 GEES over-raced in the early and middle stages. Held up in the early part of the straight 06-JUL-17 CRAN Slow to begin. Got head up when being restrained in middle stages. Held up when unable to obtain a clear run between 500m & 200m. GETEMHEL (NZ) Nigel Blackiston 20-JUL-17 SALE began awkwardly and bumped heavily with Strykinglee. Shifted in near the 300 metres bumping Winspot. Found to have laceration of near front fetlock after the event. 22-JUN17 WANG Began awkwardly. Steadied off heels shortly after start. DIAMOND SPINNER Dean Krongold 22-MAY-17 MILD Raced wide without cover throughout. Tactics queried. When questioned in relation to the tactics adopted today rider stated it had been his intention to ride the mare closer to the pace, although after beginning only fairly from a wide barrier and being reluctant to stride out he settled further back than
anticipated. Performed below market expectations. Rider reported that in his opinion the mare was better suited to tracks with more give in them. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.
Race 7: TINTAGLIA Archie Alexander 01-JUL-17 MORP A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 11-JUN-17 SW H Raced in restricted room over the final 50m. ASSERTIVE STAR Byron Cozamanis 16-JUL-17 GEEL Shortly after straightening, when laying in, had to be steadied when awkwardly placed on heels. BIT OF A LAD Darren Weir 26-JUL-17 SANH Lost its off hind plate during the race. 16-JUL-17 GEEL Upon straightening had to be eased off heels. ROLDANA (NZ) Jamie Edwards 30-JUL-17 PAKS Post race vet check no abnormalities. SUDDEN MOMENT Ron Daniel 31-JUL-17 MILD Began awkwardly.. In the early stages raced wide before being permitted to stride forward passing the 1600m to take up a position outside the leader.. 17-JUL-17 MILD COT Intention to be ridden closer from the favourable barrier draw. Began awkwardly. Settled worse than midfield with cover. VENTURA HIGHWAY Bryce Stanaway 16JUL-17 GEEL Slow into stride. Had difficulty obtaining clear running in the early part of the straight. 09-JUL-17 WNBL Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. KNUCKLEMANNA Bryce Stanaway 05-AUG-17 MOE Raced greenly during the early & middle stages. Approaching the 1700m steadied when tightened by another runner, which had been carried in. ENTIRELY PERFECT (NZ) Bryce Stanaway 23-JUL-17 BDGO Rider briefly lost use of right stirrup after making 7th obstacle. Checked to avoid fallen horse after final jump. 09-JUL-17 WNBL Rider dropped whip.
Race 8: I’M TELLING YA Amy Johnston 22-JUL-17 FLEM jumped away awkwardly and shifted in-had to steady momentarily when racing close to heels passing 100m 08JUL-17 FLEM Rider reported it was not the intention to be forward however it over raced in the early stages and as a result settled closer. FLASH BOY Danny O’Brien 21-FEB17 SEYM Began awkwardly. An irregular heart rhythm was detected on post race veterinary examination. Flash Boy must be subject to examination by a veterinarian with specialist qualifications in equine internal medicine, prior to starting in any race or trial. The examination should include echocardiography, electrocardiography at rest and at exercise and any other examination that the examining veterinarian requests. Prior to starting in any race, and pending Stewards receiving a satisfactory veterinary report from the specialist examination, such horses must trial. SMOOTH HUSTLER Brendan McCarthy 25-JUL-17 BDLE Was carried wider rounding the home turn. BETTYRAE RUBY Tim Hughes 20-MAY-17 FLEM Jumped away awkwardly. CAMBRIDGE LADY Mick Price 27DEC-16 S CK App Michael Dee momentarily lost the use of his off side rein passing 100m. 09-DEC-16 M V COT closer from the inside draw; settled worse than mid-field. Rider could offer no explanation for the disappointing performance. Vet-delayed recovery. RATHER SILKY Michael Kent 07-JUL-17 BDGO Rider reported it was carried wide on straightening and further may not have appreciated the heavy track conditions. BETTER STRIKE Shea Eden 17-JUL-17 MILD Bumped at the start and then was momentarily inconvenienced before appearing to clip heels and as a result lost ground. Rider reported after striking interference at the start his mount settled further back in the field than intended. 07-DEC16 SANH 150m contact. GOT THAT SWING Andrew Noblet 18-MAR-17 MRPK Began awkwardly. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 05-MAR-17 BKVA Began awkwardly and shifted in. MONAJET Dean Binaisse 20-JUL-17 SALE shortly after the start tightened between Uncanny Effort which shifted in and Venator
out, as a result lost ground. Rider B. Thompson reported the gelding did not feel right in its action. A post race veterinary examination did not reveal any obvious abnormalities. 08-FEB-17 SANL rider Ben Thompson could offer no explanation for the performance. Vet no abs. QUICK KISS Andrew Campbell 15MAY-17 WERR Bounded at the start. Over-raced in the early and middle stages. Raced wide without cover for majority. INTERCHANGE EMILY John Price 21-JUL-17 GEES slow to begin 02-JUL-17 SALE Slow
begin. AIRBORNE MAGIC Kelvin Smith 08-JUL-17 DON Commenced awkwardly.
Race 9: BLAZING SOCKS Ciaron Maher 20-JUL-17 SALE raced wide without cover for the majority of the event. TRACEY’S STAR (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 22JUL-17 WOD Near 800m raced in restricted room for some distance. IRON MACHINE Dennis Beriman & Robyn Beriman 05JUL-17 SANL Rider reported her mount didn’t handle today’s track conditions. KOOLAMA BAY Clinton McDonald 28-JUL17 GEES restrained from the start. When questioned regarding his riding from the 1000m, rider Michael Walker explained that he did not wish to be racing four wide so elected settle at the rear of the field. He highlighted that leaving the 800m when he did attempt to trail Zeusman, Black Vanquish shifted out in advance placing him further back than preferred. Michael Walker reported that his mount laid in under pressure in the straight and may benefit from addition of blinkers. A subsequent veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. 20-JUL-17 SALE held up rounding the home turn (400m) until passing the 200 metres. BLACK VANQUISH Tom Hughes 28-JUL-17 GEES Tightened at the start laid out rounding home turn 16JUL-17 GEEL Began awkwardly. Rounding the had to be eased when awkwardly placed on heels. Rider reported that after the gelding did not begin well, his mount settled further back than intended. LOTZA FOCUS Paul Preusker 27-JUL17 ECHA Rider explained he felt something was amiss with the geldings action over the concluding stages and on pulling up was making an unusual respiratory noise. Post race Vet exam revealed no abnormalities. 08-JUL-17 DON Rider reported after beginning well from the wide gate she permitted her mount to stride forward and settle in a forward position. DONARCHIE (NZ) Ray Cleaver 20-JUL-17 SALE slow to begin. Held up rounding the home turn (400m) until passing the 200 metres before shifting out to obtain clear running. 05-JUL17 SANL Slow to begin. GIROUX Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 23-JUL-17 BDGO Began awkwardly. 09-JUL-17 PAKS raced wide without cover. SIR NEMO Tony Parker 23-JUL-17 BDGO Over raced in the early and middle stages. 23-JUN-17 GEEL Raced keenly stages. ROKEBY RED Matt Laurie 20-JUL-17 SALE when questioned regarding tactics, rider C. Symons reported after beginning well from the inside barrier his mount settled more forward than expected. 06-JUL-17 CRAN Steadied when racing keenly passing the 1000m. CHANCEOFALIFETIME Wayne Nichols 22JUL-17 WOD Passing 800m steadied to avoid heels when the pace slackened, made contact with another runner and as a result became unbalanced and lost ground 22-JUN-17 WANG Bumped on jumping. PRESTWICK Tony Romeo 02JUN-17 GEES Restrained from the start.
Race 10: CAN’T REFUSE (NZ) Kelvin Bourke 26-JUL-17 SANH Eased down in the home straight. Post race vet exam - No abnormality. Swab sample taken. 12-JUL-17 SANL raced three wide without cover. ASCOT RED Robert Smerdon 20-JUL-17 SALE on jumping momentarily tightened between Nearctic Chiller and Tavernier Blue. BARWON Steven Pateman 02-JUN-17 GEES Raced wide through the early stages before crossing to settle outside the leader near the 1400 metres. TAN TAT TRUSTING (NZ) Henry Dwyer 26-JUL-17 SANH Steadied off heels near 1000m. 10-JUL-17 ECHA Shifted in jumping away. Hampered near 700m. Bumped near 200m. Layed in under pressure home straight. Vet - sustained injury to right eye. Lost near hind plate. BLUE VIPER Daniel Bowman 27-JUL-17 ECHA Hung in under pressure in the straight and from the 400m until the 200m proved difficult to ride out. 09-JUL-17 WNBL Passing 800m raced up onto heels before shifting out, making contact and becoming unbalanced. BUENA VELOZ Archie Alexander 10-JUL-17 ECHA Stood flat footed (3L). AWAKE IN GRINZING (NZ) Kym Hann 23-JUL-17 BDGO Rider stated when placed under pressure in the middle stages his mount failed to respond and struggled to make ground on the soft track conditions. BACK TO THE BOWLER Stuart Webb 19-JUL17 SANH raced three wide without cover. PRINCE ZIGGY Jamie Edwards 01-AUG-17 WNBL Held up for clear running in the home straight and did not obtain until approaching the 100m.. 11-JUL-17 GEES Raced wide without cover. Passing the 500m had to be steadied when inconvenienced by another runner which shifted out marginally. CRAFTY MISS Matt Laurie 09-JUL-17 PAKS slow into stride. PRATING Peter Morgan 29-JUN-17 BRAT COT - With cover. Settled mid field with
NAVY BLUE Darren Weir 27-JUL-17 ECHA Raced wide without cover throughout. Shifted in under pressure over the concluding stages and became unbalanced. 16-JUL-17 GEEL Raced keenly in the early stages. Laid under pressure in the straight. SEUL SPIRIT Tony Parker 16-JUL-17 GEEL Rounding the first turn at the 1400m, had to be eased when awkward on heels. 29-JUN-17 BRAT Raced wide throughout. Rider reported in his opinion it may not have appreciated the quick back up. NEW YORK MONTY Glenn Thornton 25JUN-17 WNBL Apprentice could offer no explanation for the poor performance. A postrace veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.