What the stewards said
Race 1: LIKE A CAROUSEL Ken Keys 15-APR-17 CAUL had to be steadied near the 1900m when tightened for room. REFECTORY (IRE) Richard Laming 05-APR-17 SANH had to be steadied out across heels 300m. SPUR ON GOLD Grant Young 02-APR-17 OAKB Held up for clear running from in the vicinity of the 400 meters until inside 300
and thereafter was inconvenienced by another runner. SHAMPION ( NZ) Danny O’Brien 30-MAR-17 PAKM apprentice Ben Allen stated his mount was left flat footed when the fields printed in the straight, which gave him impression the mare may have come to the end of its preparation. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. TRENDING HARD Leon & Troy Corstens 16-APR-17 STAW Held up for clear running rounding the home turn.
Race 2: UNBREAKABLE John O’Shea 01-APR-17 BDGO Rider reported that the gelding did not respond to his riding in the straight and was disappointing, pulled up in a normal manner .15- MAR -17 SANH slow to begin. PAY UP BRO John Moloney 18-MAR-17 GEEL Held up for clear running from the 350m until approaching t he 200m. SUPER HAZE (IRE) Tony McEvoy 18-MAR17 FLEM Held up rounding the home turn and in the early par t of the straight 01-NOV-16 FLEM steadied passing the 600m when crowded for room between runners and when held up behind Pin stripe Lane. GRAND DREAMER Robert Smerdon 26-MAR-17 BRAT Slow to begin. Raced close to heels over the concluding stages. MR CHURCHILL Greg Eurell 23-MAR-17 PAKM Bumped passing the 400 metres.
Race 3: BURNING FRONT Darren Weir 01-APR-17 BDGO Rider reported that the gelding after obtaining the lead early did not settle and overraced in the early and middle stages. ZEBRINZ Leon & Troy Corstens 18-MAR-17 FLEM Held up rounding the home turn and the early part of the straight. Vet-galloped on. ENTRE NOUS Gerald Egan 05-MAR-17 WANG Began awkwardly and lost ground. Raced wide without cover throughout. MR INDIVIDUAL Leon & Troy Corstens 25-MAR-17 RHIL Raced keenly in the early and middle stages and was left racing wide without cover after the 900m. When questioned, rider advised that his mo untraced very keenly throughout and when caught without cover he was unable to restrain his mount and as a result weakened in the straight and was left without a finishing effort. Rider further advised that in his view his mount did not handle the heavy track conditions. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities .17- FEB -17 MV bounded at the start and lost ground. Rider stated after bounding at the star t, he settled further back however was satisfied with run. Vet no abs. ASH DAM Daniel McCarthy 12-APR-17 BRAT commenced awkwardly and shifted out. CASTELO Clinton McDonald 25-MAR-17 BLLA Raced wide without cover. MANAGERESS Cindy Alderson 04-MAR-17 FLEM slow to begin. Contact 150m.
Race 4: TARQUIN John O’Shea 15-APR-17 CAUL held up from rounding the home turn until approaching t he 200m. 01-APR-17 BDGO Held up rounding the home turn. SIRF ON TE INKymH ann 02- APR17 BRAT Lost off fore plate in running. 27-FEB-17 ARAT Got it’s head up shortly after the star t when awkwardly placed on heels. ROYAL BUTTERFLY Tammy Good 11-APR-17 BDGO COT - more forward. Commenced awkwardly and settle in a better than midfield position. 30-MAR-17 WNBL Over raced early and middle stages. ROCKSTAR REBEL Darren Weir 08-APR-17 CAUL slow to begin. Inconvenienced near the 300m.Then shifted in under pressure before being straightened by its rider.
Race 5: DANGER DEAL Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 01-APR-17 MRPK Jumped away awkwardly. In the vicinity of the 500 meters shifted out and contacted another runner for a number of st rides and as result became awkward on heels. Shortly after entering the straight raced in restricted room and was held up inside 200 meters. SEIZED John Sadler 01-APR-17 BDGO Passing the 400m had to be checked after attempting to obtain a run where there was insufficient room. Upon straightening shifted out to obtain clear running and bumped 300 m.Riderw as spoken to advisably regarding attempting to obtain a run where there is insufficient room. 17-FEB-17 MV shifted out abruptly at the star t and bumped. GIVE John Moloney 08-APR-17 CAUL slow to begin. 21-MAR-17 BRAT Commenced awkwardly getting its head up when being restrained. Held from the 300 metres until shifting out to obtain clear running passing
200 metres. SUN QUAN Mick Price 01-APR-17 BDGO Raced wide throughout. Performed below market expectations. Vet-colt to be shin sore in both forelegs. Vet cert. BARNEY ALLEN BevLech mere& Alisa Hinch 01-APR-17 BDGO Commenced awkwardly before being tightened. SPIRITUAL GIRL Will Clarken 08-APR-17 MORP On jumping away shifted in and away from another runner. 25-MAR-17 MRPK A post-race veterinary examination revealed the filly pulled up distressed with evidence of heat stress and tying up in both shoulders. J ES U IS TYCOON HenryDwyer 01- APR17 BDGO Bounded as the star t was affected and lost ground. PURRHAPS Ciaron Maher 08APR -17 CAUL slow to begin. RIVERINA ROMANCE John & Chris Ledger 31-MAR-17 WANG Commenced awkwardly. Raced wide without cover throughout. Hung out rounding the home turn.
Race 6: FAST APPROACHING Mark Kavanagh 05-APR17 SANH began awkwardly. Had to be steadied near the 1200m to avoid heels 25MAR-17 MORN Began awkwardly. When making ground approaching t he winning post was steadied to avoid racing onto heels. TIDY PROPHET Will Clarken 08-APR-17 MORP Hampered on jumping away. In the vicinity of the 200 meters was unable to obtain clear ground between t he heels of other runners. TYKIATO John Price 18-MAR-17 FLEM App reported his mount, which performed poorly, failed to stretch out. Vet no abs. WEATHER THE STORM Cindy Alderson 01-MAR-17 SANL underwent a veterinary examination after arriving on course and was passed suitable to race. Shifted in shortly after the start, bumped. AVENUE WHISPER Darren Weir 28-FEB-17 BDGO Over raced in the middle stages when t he pace slackened. ARACHNE Anthony Cosgriff 25-NOV-16 WOD Over-raced in the early and middle stages. EVIL LIL Lee& Shannon Hope 11-APR-17 BDGO Dwelt at the start and despite efforts of rider failed to muster speed. Taken wider passing the 100m. 25-MAR-17 BLLA Raced wide without cover from t he 800m. MISS UNIVERSE Glenn Thornton 04- APR -17 GEE LB um ped at the star t. Held up from the 500m until passing the 400m.
Race 7: MAHUTA Darren Weir 03- SEP-16MV Vet-mild colic. FAATINAH David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 25-FEB-17 CAUL raced three wide without cover. KAEPERNICK Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 24MAR-17MV got unbalanced near t he 300m when making contact with the hindquarters 25-FEB-17 CAUL shifted out star t. RAGEESE Darren Weir 03-DEC-16 RHIL A vet exam of the horse, which was withdrawn from the Railway Stake son Saturday ,19 November 2016, passed it fit to start. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities. CRYSTAL DREAMER Mathew Eller ton & Simon Zahra 08-APR-17 CAUL jumped away awkwardly and was t hen bumped 21JAN-17MV rider reported his mount didn’t appreciate racing in restricted room. Vet no abs. WELL SPRUNG Lyn Tolson & Leonie Proctor 17-MAR-17 M V Slow to begin. O’MALLEY Enver Jusufovic 12-NOV-16 SANH R-mount changed stride several times during the event; gelding prefers more give in the ground. When questioned further, stated his mount never travelled as comfortably as it has previously at MV and highlighted an area near the 400m where his mount dipped quite significantly which confirmed his view that the gelding needs the surface to b es ofter.PETITSFI LOU SCiar on Ma her 24- MAR -17 M V ** had chips removed from both knees since last preparation. LEGLESS VEUVE (NZ) Stuart Webb 18FEB-17 FLEM Floundered on jumping away. Rider could offer no explanation for the poor performance other than filly jumping away awkwardly. VetPost-race endoscopy detected EI PH/ Internal, vet cert. ROCKET TOMMY Gwenda Johnstone 14- JAN -17 FLEM began awkwardly and shifted in. ORUJO Shawn Mathrick 01-APR-17 BDGO COT ridden with cover given it has been overracing in the lead, if circumstances permit. Settled one out, one back and overraced through the early middle stages.
Race 8: DEMONSTRATE John O’Shea 08-APR-17 CAUL when hanging out shifted out and brushed Yesterday’s Songs approaching the 400m. Shifted in acros heels at 250m; Rider was of opinion his mount resents racing inside other runners and from barrier two was not comfortable in the run. Vet no abs 17- MAR-17MV Crowded forroo mats tart.Di sappointed for clear running over the concluding stages. FAST CASH Wendy Kelly 08-APR-17 CAUL bumped star t when taken in. Hung out rounding the home turn and in the straight. COSMIC LIGHTS Peter Morgan 21JAN -17 M V 300 ms hi ft ed out to improve position. CALENDAR LAD Brendan McCarthy 13APR-17 PAKM Slow to begin. Near the 250 metres bumped with Night Queen. TYCOON TARA Peter & Paul Snowden 08-APR-17 RAND Brushed the side of its gate was slow to begin. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs. MISS PROMISCUITY David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 25-FEB-17 CAUL raced wide without cover. SCARLET BILLOWS Darren Weir 25-JUN-16 E FM Near the 900m had to be checked when tightened for room. 18-JUN-16 IPSW Laid in under pressure in the straight. Jockey J. Allen reported that passing the winning post and then on pulling up and made an abnormal respirator y noise. He said he recommended to connections they consider adding a tonguetie to the mare’s gear. A LOTTA LOVE Sam Pritchard-Gordon 01-NOV-16 FLEM steadied at the 600m when held up behind runners. KEN’S DREAM Darren Weir 08-APR-17 CAUL slow to begin. 24-MAR-17 M V 600m contact. WAZZENME Stuart Webb 18- MAR -17 FLEM Vet-mildly distressed and was suffering the thumps. FUHRYK David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 04-MAR-17 FLEM COT more forward from the wide draw; went forward and led. 1100m shift i and at same time steadying the pace 11-FEB-17 CAUL steadied the 700m when crowded for room be- tween runners.
Race 9: JAWS OF STEEL Robbie Laing 08-APR-17 CAUL jumped awkwardly and was slow into st ride. FANFARON John O’Shea 28-MAR-17 GEE LA post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding had sustained an abrasion to its near fore arm. ATLANTIC EXPRESS Tom Hughes 01APR-17BDGOE as ed shortly after t he star t. Approaching the 800m was bumped and became unbalanced. 21JAN-17MV had a tendency to over-race in the middle stages. Rider reported the gelding pulled hard throughout. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. BUTCH KISSIDY Mick Price 15-APR-17 CAUL held up from the 400m and had to be steadied and change course avoid heels 06-APR-17 PAKM Bumped unbalanced after star t. KAZIO Colin Little 01-APR-17 BDGO Approaching t he 1000m was steadied off t heels and shifted out. Vet-laceration to its off hind leg .13- MAR-17MV slow to begin. Layed in in the straight. GOOD HOST Cindy Alderson 26-MAR-17 BRAT Eased near the 100m. 01-MAR-17 SANL checked near the 600m when over-racing to avoid heels. BO ZEPHYR Robbie Griffiths 06APR-17 PAKM Held up 250m to 150m. LYNCH MOB Tony McEvoy 09-APR-17 ECHA Raced wide without cove in the early stages. CHEREE’S SHINZIG Brian Gentle 09-APR-17 ECHA Steadied at t he star t. WANGAALA Danny O’Brien 26MAR-17 BRAT Rider could offer no explanation for the poor performance. Vet reported no abnormalities .17- MAR-17MV began awkwardly and shifted out. Vet no abs. SARASOTA BAY Wendy Kelly 05-APR-17 SANH rider stated it was not his intention to be so far back but due to the quick tempo he found himself further than intended.