SANDOWN HILLSIDE: What the stewards said
Race 1: BLONDIE Brendan McCarthy 25-FEB-17 CAUL raced greenly through the middle stages. 27-JAN-17 M V shortly after the start shifted out. PAGEANTRY Lee & Anthony Freedman 24-MAR-17 M V held up in the early part of the straight and had to be shifted out approaching the 100m to obtain clear running. SOMETHING VIOLET Robbie Griffiths 19-JUL-17 SANH weakened from the 200m; rider Matthew Allen could offer no explanation for performance. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. MISS VIXEN Cindy Alderson 18-JUN-17 SALE Began awkwardly. Held up when unable to obtain clear run between 500m until approaching 200m. Layed in when being held up early straight. 01-JAN-17 FLEM Checked severely at the start. SHAMAR Lee & Anthony Freedman 08APR-17 CAUL rider reported his mount may have jarred up. Vet no abs. STRAVIERA Henry Dwyer 27-JUL-17 ECHA Raced greenly early. Raced wide without cover throughout and near the 700m hampered
taken out off its course. When questioned rider stated intended to settle in a more forward position however after jumping well he had formed the view that several runners to his inside were going forward at that stage. He therefore elected to restrain to obtain a position behind these runners however the pace of the race slackened leaving him in a position wide and further back than intended. MAID TO MEASURE Robbie Laing 10-AUG-17 BDLE held up from 300m and went to line not fully tested. vet - no abs.
Race 2: BALLYBRIT David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 06-AUG-17 SANL Passing the 200m had to be steadied to avoid heels. ANOTHER BULLSEYE Danny O’Brien 05AUG-17 FLEM Laid inwards in the home straight. R- his mount failed to respond to riding when under pressure & laid in. Vets- no abs other than slow recovery. 19-JUL-17 SANH rider Ben Thompson reported on scale that it wasn’t his intention to lead however after jumping away well he found himself further forward than expected. BONUS D’ORO Darren Weir 31-JUL-17 MILD Slow to begin.. O’COUNEY (NZ) David Noonan 17-AUG-17 SALE Passing the 300 metres held up for a clear run until the 200 metres. Passing the 200 steadied when disappointed for a run before shifting back to the inside making moderate ground to the finish. 02-AUG-17 SALE Slow to begin. BETTYRAE RUBY Tim Hughes 17-AUG-17 SALE Raced keenly in the early stages. 09-AUG-17 GEEL Slow to begin. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. DANCE FOR ME Mick Price 07-JUN-17 SANL over-raced early and middle stages. THREE STRYKES Simon Morrish 11-AUG-17 GEES Began awkwardly. 23-FEB-17 KILM Slow to begin. Hampered and tightened for room near the 1200m. Unplaced favourite; rider stated that the mare was not suited by slow tempo and responded to his riding only fairly when placed under pressure in the straight. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities and a swab sample was taken for analysis. PRIA ECLIPSE Dan O’Sullivan 23-AUG-17 SANH Shifted out under pressure in the straight. 06-AUG-17 SANL Unsuccessfully lodged an objection against the winner alleging interference inside the final 100m. ORACABESSA Robert Smerdon 20-AUG-17 PAKS When under pressure in the straight lay.
Race 3: PHARRELL (NZ) Nick Harnett 17-AUG-17 SALE On arrival on course and after being fractious in the float en route to the course, was examined by Veterinary Surgeon and passed suitable to race. Raced wide without cover. WHITE DEVON Russell Cluning 09-AUG-17 GEEL Raced wide through the early stages before crossing to obtain the lead near 1100m. MINOAN SPIRIT Darren Weir 06-AUG17 SANL Slow to begin. Held up from the 500m before shifting out to obtain clear running passing 400m.. 23-JUL-17 BDGO Over raced in the early and middle stages. SUPER MARIO (NZ) Cindy Alderson 10-AUG-17 BDLE raced keenly early and middle stages. 30JUL-17 PAKS Raced wide. BUENA VELOZ Archie Alexander 10-JUL-17 ECHA Stood flat footed (3L). BY DESIGN (NZ) Darren Weir 07-AUG-17 SW H Laid in under pressure in the straight. Vet reported no abnormalities. DANGEROUS SPIN Gary Cluning 10-AUG17 BDLE COT - from wide gate intention to ride with cover. settled towards the rear. middle stages raced keenly. TORREGGIANTE Leon & Troy Corstens 06-AUG-17 SANL Eased from the start. 18-APR-17 SALE made contact with Scars On Broadway at the start, shortly after was steadied when tightened for room between Vladivostok and Scars On Broadway which shifted out slightly. INTERNSHIP Paul & Tracey 17AUG-17 SALE Raced keenly in the lead. When questioned regarding tactics rider explained. TEMPLETON that after beginning well and racing keenly in the early stages, he took up
lead position. TAVERNIER BLUE Rod Grantley 17-AUG17 SALE COT: To be ridden further forward; settled in a handy position. NEARCTIC CHILLER Monica Cid 16-AUG-17 SANL Raced wide without cover 01AUG-17 WNBL Change of Tactics.. To be ridden more forward.. Led.. REXMONT Clive Balfour 01-JUN-17 SALE rdr - after beginning well from wide barrier allowed mount to stride forward rather than being caught wide without cover. SORENATA (NZ) Nigel Blackiston 10-AUG-17 BDLE rdr - after being caught wide was allowed to stride and settled further forward. LORRAINE’S HONOUR Barry Fox 10-AUG-17 BDLE raced wide without cover throughout. 05-AUG-17 MOE Slow to begin.
Race 4: PADRAIG (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 27-MAY-17 RAND COT: To be ridden quieter - Settled back. Rdr std whilst intention was to ride geld quieter, when it jumped awkwardly he obliged to settle back at the rear of the field. He said, as he endeavoured to find cover, his mount was inclined to race keenly and able obtain cover approaching the 1000m. He added, after shifting out to improve on straightening, his mount initially responded, but in his opinion was disappointing
its finishing effort. Post-race vet exam rev no abs. LINA’S HERO Tony Vasil 17-AUG17 SALE Raced wide without cover. OUYANG FENG (NZ) Mick Price 11-MAY-17 PAKS slow to begin. SOUFFRANT Darren Weir 25-FEB-17 RAND Rider stated his mount, which was having its first race start, did not handle today’s heavy track conditions. A post vet exam revealed the colt to have an abrasion to off-fore fetlock. ALL TOO ROYAL Ciaron Maher 18-FEB-17 FLEM Jumped away awkwardly and was then hampered. MECUM Darren Weir 18-AUG-17 MILD Over raced in the early stages. 07-AUG-17 SW H Raced wide throughout. Laid inwards under pressure over the final 300m. SECRET REWARD Darren Weir 16-AUG-17 SANL Stewards lodged objection against 4th - alleged interference near 900m. Upheld. Placings amended. Crowded for room & checked severely near the 900m. REDCORE Greg Eurell 16-AUG-17 SANL Stewards lodge objection on behalf of 5th - alleged interference near 900m. Upheld. Placings amended. HARD FAITH John McArdle 11-AUG-17 GEES Raced wide and without cover. KHARIR David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 16-JUN-17 GEES COT - Ridden quieter from the wide gate, settled worse than mid field.
Race 5: MOTOWN LIL Robert Smerdon 20-MAY-17 FLEM Slow to begin. MODERN WONDER Leon & Troy Corstens 19-AUG-17 CAUL Prior to correct weight R viewed film - didn’t lodge objection. Near the 200m, crowded for room between two runners. Began awkwardly. WORLD OF HOPE Dean Binaisse 19-AUG-17 CAUL Slow to begin. 21-MAY17 BDGO begin & then steadied avoid heels-Passing 600m was steadied when tightened for room-Performed below market expectationsRdr could offer no explanation for performance-post race vet exam revealed abnormalities-sample taken-Tnr since reported pulled up very distressed, lacerations to both hind legs and n/side black eye which required treatment. OUR VIDIA (NZ) Byron Cozamanis 29-JUL-17 CAUL Held up from the 300m to the 100m. NEW YORK CELEBRITY Luke Oliver 08-AUG-17 PAKS Over raced early. GRACIE LOU LOU Ern Ewert 24-FEB-17 WERR Bumped start and became unbalanced. Hung out under pressure placing rider at disadvantage. GWENNETH Mitchell Beer & Max Hinton 24-FEB-17 M V began awkwardly. Raced wide without cover. QUEEN OF TIDES Clint Marshall 13-MAR17 M V steadied at the 250m when giving ground and being crowded for room runners. STARVASIVE Tony Noonan 22-AUG-17 PAKS COT ridden further forward - settled inside the leader. 03-AUG-17 PAKS floundered at the start and slow to begin. raced ungenerous early and middle. vet - thumps. PHOENIX STAR Robbie Laing 01-MAR-17 SANL apprentice fined $200 for accepting a ride for which he was found to be overweight; as no other suitable rider available, Jake Bayliss was permitted to fulfil his engagement on the mare.
fined $300 returning to scale in excess of a half kilogram over his declared riding weight. 21-FEB-17 SEYM Rider could offer no explanation for the performance.
Race 6: ROCK ‘ N’ GOLD Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 15-APR-17 CAUL raced wide without cover. 03-MAR17 CRAN Slow to begin. Held up from the 500m til the 200m. When questioned rider stated after missing the kick it settled further back than anticipated. RUNSON Leon & Troy Corstens 12-AUG-17 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. Rider stated after beginning awkwardly it failed to travel. Vet reported no abnormalities. 11-NOV-16 M V bumped at the start. Laid in under pressure in the straight. Has bone chips removed from both knees 17/11. SUPER FUN David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 02-AUG-17 SALE Rider could offer no explanation for the performance of the gelding. A post race veterinary examination did not reveal any obvious abnormalities. 25-MAR-17 MRPK Lost its off fore plate during the event. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. GIBBON Wendy Kelly 12-AUG-17 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. Held up from the 500m til the 200m. BARTHELONA Michael Moroney 13-AUG-17 BDGO Began awkwardly and lost ground. Approaching the winning post laid in under pressure resulting rider having to stop riding and straighten his mount. BRUGAL REWARD Darren Weir 08-APR-17 MORP A postrace veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 18-MAR-17 FLEM Near the 700m hampered when tightened for room between runners. PETITE’S REWARD Brendan McCarthy 07-JUL-17 BDGO Rider reported he was unable to shift to the outside in the straight which felt
better going and this may have affected its performance. Vet reported no abnormalities.
Race 7: SURVIVED ( NZ) Archie Alexander 05-AUG17 FLEM Overraced in the middle stages. CROCODILE ROCK (IRE) Robert Hickmott 12-AUG-17 FLEM COT - More forward. NORDIC FLIGHT (GER) Archie Alexander 07AUG-17 SW H COT - further back. HAPPY AS HELL Terry & Karina O’Sullivan 19-AUG-17 MORP Slow to begin. KAWABATA Jamie Edwards 05-AUG17 FLEM R fined for using whip 10 times prior to 100m. AROHATA Ciaron Maher 09-AUG17 GEEL Near the 1900m had to be restrained to avoid heels. UBIN THUNDERSTRUCK (NZ) Darren Weir 07-AUG-17 SW H Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. Held up for clear running in the early part of the home straight. STREET SPUN David Brideoake 29-JUL-17 CAUL raced wide. BIT OF A LAD Darren Weir 09-AUG-17 GEEL Slow to begin and settled at the rear. Laid in under pressure in the straight. 26-JUL-17 SANH Lost its off hind plate during race.
Race 8: ABOHAR Richard Laming 02-AUG-17 W FM Rdr std his mount travelled well until appr home turn. Std mount did not respond to his urgings, commenced give ground after the 250m & from there laboured & weakened over the latter stages. A post race vet exam rev no abs. Trnr advised he was satisfied with the mares post-race condition. Std the mare may have reached end of its prep. He indicated that an assessment will be made once it returns to his stables and a decision whether to continue with her prep will be determined. 08-JUL-17 DOOM Overraced in the early stages. Laid in under pressure in the straight. JAWS OF STEEL Robbie Laing 16-AUG-17 SANL Got its head up in middle stages when being restrained. KILMACURRAGH (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 12-AUG-17 FLEM Rider could offer no explanation for the poor performance. Vet reported abnormalities. CAMBODIAN PRINCE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 01MAR-17 SANL rider reported his mount didn’t feel right in its action. Vet-thumps and a slower than normal recovery. NIGHT’S WATCH (NZ) Darren Weir 13-AUG-17 BDGO After being fractious in its starting stall, underwent a veterinary examination behind the barriers and was passed suitable to race. Began awkwardly. Raced keenly in the early stages when being restrained to obtain cover. Hung in under pressure in the home straight proving difficult to ride out. SHOCKAHOLIC Matt Laurie 12-AUG-17 FLEM Slow begin. DUKE OF NOTTINGHAM Michelle Payne 13-AUG-17 BDGO Tactics queried, led; apprentice explained that she was instructed to ride the gelding with cover, however after beginning extremely well, she then elected to allow the gelding to stride forward and as a result gained a position passing the 1000m. 27JUL-17 ECHA Slow to begin. LITTLE INDIAN Robbie Laing 19-JUL-17 SANH laid inwards in the straight and had some difficulty obtaining clear running passing the 200m. RED GATEAU Greg Hayes 19-AUG17 SEYM Began awkwardly. Over raced in the early stages. LADY SKILLS Matt Laurie 16AUG-17 SANL raced wide without cover 06-AUG-17 SANL Restrained from the start.