CANTERBURY: What the stewards said
Race 1: 2 FAEGER 25/07/2017 Wyong COT - To be ridden more forward; settled on pace. 5 SONGLIKE 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly, shifted out and made contact with another runner. Laid out in the straight obliging its rider to change the whip into the left hand near 100m.
Race 2: 5 SOLAR PATCH 5/08/2017 Royal Randwick COT¿ to be ridden more forward; settled outside lead. Near the 150m became unbalanced when bumped by another runner, which shifted in.
Race 3: 1 DREAM LANE 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the race. Passing 100m was steadied and lost its running. 3 LUNAR SPIN 10/08/2017 Taree Overraced throughout the early and middle stages. On two occasion near the 200m was bumped heavily and carried out. 4 SATIRICAL MAGIC 9/08/2017 Canterbury Park Slow to begin and then was crowded on jumping. 6 NOTIO 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park Raced in restricted room for some distance after the 500m. 7 ARIGOLD 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Hampered near the 1000m. 8 NAHEMA (NZ) 29/07/2017 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide without cover throughout. Raced keenly in the early and middle stages.
Race 4: 2 SINGLE AND FREE 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Approaching the 800m had to be steadied when it became awkwardly placed close
heels. 3 PHOENIX CLAWS 25/07/2017 Wyong Bumped with another runner shortly after the start. 5 VIENNA ROMANCE 29/07/2017 Rosehill Gardens In the middle stages raced keenly and for some distance approaching the 600m had to be restrained from heels. 6 DIVERGENCE 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park COT - To be ridden further forward Led. Rdr reminded of obligations to ride mount out to end of race. 7 SEPOY ACHEVA 25/07/2017 Wyong COT - To be ridden with cover; settled on pace. 8 ALASKAN WOLF 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park Slowly away.
Race 5: 3 KANGURU 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm A post race vet exam revealed no abs. 4 BRING A SECRET 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm For some distance after the 900m had to be steadied when awkwardly placed on heels. 5 PARLAY VOUS (NZ) 22/07/2017 Royal Randwick Shifted out slightly at the same time as another runner and as a result was hampered near the 50m. 6 SURFIN’ SAFARI 5/07/2017 Canterbury Park Rounding the first turn, raced in restricted room & had to be eased. 8 RADICAL IMPACT 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park Commenced to buck shortly after the start and was restrained out of the race. Since passed barrier trial. 9 CHARMING LAD 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Slow to begin. 10 I’M DANNY 31/07/2017 Port Macquarie Began awkwardly and shifted out. 11 KLISSTRA 4/08/2017 Wyong Bumped on jumping.
Race 6: 1 AKASAKI 29/07/2017 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly and then was slow to muster speed despite being ridden along. 4 CUDABEEN 5/08/2017 Royal Randwick Rdr std his mount was fractious in the barriers and missed the start slightly. Std the mare raced keenly, particularly approaching the 700m, he was obliged to restrain away from heels. Added under pressure in the straight, his mount was disapp in its failure to respond. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Co-trainer indicated the mare may not have handled the soft track conditions. 5 ROCKAFELLA (NZ) 29/07/2017 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier steadied and shifted in behind runners shortly after the start. 6 EPIC DAN 31/07/2017 Dubbo Overraced. 8 REBEL MISS 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park Rdr said inst were to have horse ridden a little quieter than most recent start. Added after beginning well when a number of runners improved to his inside he was obliged steady when caught wide obtain cover and ultimately settled further back than he had intended. 9 INVIENNA 26/07/2017 Canterbury Park COT - To be ridden quieter to obtain cover - Settled outside the leader. Rdr said mount began particularly well and he attempted to find cover as instructed however when caught wide he was obliged to allow mount to stride forward and raced outside the leader. 10 DESERT MARSHAL 20/07/2017 Moree Began awkwardly and shifted out abruptly. 11 VIENNA ROMANCE 29/07/2017 Rosehill Gardens In the middle stages raced keenly and for some distance approaching the 600m had to be restrained from heels. 13 BEACON 25/07/2017 Wyong Began awkwardly.
Race 7: 1 BRAZEN 5/08/2017 Royal Randwick Inclined to lay in under pressure in the early part of the straight. Close to the finish became awkwardly placed on heels and could not be tested from that point. 2 WAHNG WAH 5/08/2017 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier steadied and shifted in behind runners shortly after the start. 3 PLYMOUTH ROAD (NZ) 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm Near 1200m the gelding which was racing keenly for some distance, was steadied to avoid heels. Continued race keenly when awkwardly placed close to heels. 4 EXOTERIC (GB) 9/08/2017 Canterbury Park Slow begin and lost ground (3L). 6 TRENCHANT BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 2/08/2017 Warwick Farm COT - To be ridden more forward; settled on pace. Bumped with another runner near 70m. 9 MORE THAN FABULOUS 9/08/2017 Canterbury Park COT - To be ridden quieter; settled back. Slow to begin. 10 ADDICTICRAFT 3/08/2017 Hawkesbury Shortly after the start was shifted in behind runners to obtain cover. 12 ANOTHER SNAPPY 28/06/2017 Warwick Farm Raced keenly in the lead. Shifted out under pressure over the final 100m. 13 DYLAN’S ROMANCE BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 3/08/2017 Coffs Harbour Began awkwardly. 14 BELRIDGE 25/07/2017 Wyong Began very awkwardly, shifted out and made contact with another runner.