What the stewards said
Race 1: REDCORE Greg Eurell 15-APR-17 CAUL hung out rounding the home tur n. WILL’S BID David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 11FEB-17 CAUL when making ground i n t he straight, was held up for clear r unning passing t 200m until near the 100m. Rider confir med that his mount did not have a lot of room to improve in the straight and confir med t hat his instr uctions pre-race were flexible from the wide barr ier and explained that soon after the star t, given speed inside, he made t he decision to r ide his mount back rather than engage in a speed battle up front. MIGHTY MICK Gordon Richards 17-APR-17 OAKB Shifted i n onto another r unner in the vicinity of the 200 meters. 08-APR-17 MORP Jumped away awkwardly. HORIZON WATCH Tom Jolly 08-APR-17 MORP Raced keenly in the ear ly and middle stages of t he event. TIME AWAITS Tony McEvoy 04-MAR-17 MORP Jumped away awkwardly, shifted out and contacted another r unner. SPLIT LIP Will Clar ken 08-APR-17 MORP Jumped away awkwardly. ANGEL’S WISH Richard Jolly 01-APR17 MRPK I n t he vicinity of the 500 meters br ushed with another r unner for a shor t distance. Laid out throughout the event. 18-MAR-17 MRPK Contacted at the star t. FAITH IN HAND Henr y Dwyer 09APR-17 TER Lay i n under pressure. Withstood Protest. UNSCOPEABLE Chris Bieg 01-APR-17 MRPK Laid in under pressure i n the straight. 25-MAR-17 RR t he filly hung in dur ing event.
Race 2: MUNICIPALITY Tony McEvoy 15-APR17 OAKB Laid in throughout. 10-DEC-16 MORP Unable to obtain clear r unning near the 100 meters and l aid i n over t he concluding stages. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. CHAVUMA Brendan McCar thy 08-APR17 MORP Raced keenly i n the ear ly and middle stages of t he event. MULLINGER LANE Jon O’connor 15-APR17 OAKB In the vicinity of the 500 meters raced in restr icted room for a shor t distance. 07-JAN-17 MRPK Had to be checked in the vicinity of the 200 meters and l ost its position when tightened by another r unner. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor mali- ties. GOOSE GREEN Paula Trenwith 12-MAR-17 MILD Slow to begin. MISS JOOLIA Darr yl Dodson 16-APR-17 PNLA Slow to begin. HAZY LANE Richard Jolly 15-APR17 OAKB Tightened at t he star t. NEW SUMMER NIGHT Stephen Theodore 15-MAR17 SANH began awkwardly and was then checked. Approaching t he 1200m was steadied when close to t he heels of r unners in front. OLIVIA’S GOLD Dan Shepherd 17-APR-17 OAKB Began awkwardly. In the vicinity of the 600 meters commenced to l ay i n. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed the mare to be lame in the off hind l eg. Veter inar y Cer tificate of fitness is required. 02APR-17 BRAT Knuckled at the star t. DANTE’S FINALE Doug Whitwor th 24-MAR-17 TER Raced forward during the ear ly stages before settling outside the leader. Tactics Quer ied trainer advised the gelding i s generally r idden from a forward position. Regarding the improved perfor mance trainer advised the gelding was held up last star t and had since been schooling leading into today’s event. STORMSABREWING (NZ) Henr y Dwyer 17-APR17 SANL held up rounding the home t ur n and i n t he ear ly par of the straight before being checked near the 200m when still held up for clear r unning before gaining a r un inside the 200m. 18MAR-17 FLEM Over raced in the ear ly and middle stages. AVENUE WHISPER Darren Weir 28-FEB-17 BDGO Over raced in t he middle stages when the pace slackened.
Race 3: GOLDSTREAM (ITY) Darren Weir 15-APR-17 CAUL 200m shifted in to obtain clear r unning. PUCCINI (NZ) Wayne Walters 23-APR17 TER Raced wide early stages before crossing to lead 1300m. TIME TO TEST Tony McEvoy 11-MAR-17 FLEM raced four wide without cover. FLYING CASINO John Hickmott 25-FEB-17 MRPK A post-race veterinar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. SPANISH HALO (NZ) Shane Coombs 01-APR-17 MRPK Jumped away awkwardly and was slow i nto str ide. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. SASSY JO Stephen Theodore 17-APR-17 OAKB A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible ab- nor malities. SPUR ON GOLD Grant Young 22-APR-17 CAUL Pulled hard, passing the 600m on first occasion was steadied to avoid heels. R - pulled hard and failed to finish off the race. Vet no abs. EXALTED LIGHTNING Rob Wilkinson 02-APR-17 OAKB Slow t o begin. Approaching the 200 meters shifted in and contacted another r unner, when insufficiently clear.
Race 4: BRIMARVI PRINCE Paul Seater 03DEC-16 MRPK Lost its off fore plate dur ing the r unning of this event. FINE MIST Paul Murray 15-APR-17 OAKB A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. 01-APR-17 MRPK Had t o be steadied approaching the finish when tightened between r unners. ALABAMA MISSILE David Jolly 25-FEB-17 MRPK Laid out under pressure over the concluding stages and in the vicinity of the 50 meters made contact with another runner,. I NVITATIONS Michael Hickmott 10-DEC-16 E FM Shifted out on j umping and made heavy contact with LE CAP. RUGGED ANGEL Rodney Irons 08APR-17 MORP Dipped on jumping away and shifted in. 25-MAR-17 MRPK Jumped away awkwardly, i n and contacted another r unner. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. CLASSY JACK John Hickmott 15APR-17 OAKB In the vicinity of the 500 meters rolled in. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. TRUENO Ryan Balfour 11-MAR-17 MRPK Contacted approaching t he 200 meters by another r unner. JIMASSI Craig Stewar t 18-MAR-17 MRPK Awkward and slow to begin. Tightened over t he concluding stages
had t o be steadied t o avoid heels.
Race 5: CHESTNUT CHARLIE Philippe Huserot 13-MAR-17 MORP A postrace veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 04-MAR-17 MORP RR that the gelding hung i n dur ing event. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. HERNE’S OAK Matthew Seyers 24-DEC-16 RHIL Rdr std, mount travelled satisfactor ily in ear ly & middle stages, but when asked t o i mprove from 700m was i mmediately off the bridle & commenced to make an abnor mal respirator y noise. Added as a consequence in straight did not test mount fully to finish, resulting in it weakening out of event. A post race vet exam rev geld to be making an abnor mal respirator y noise. Stable rep since advised that while stable was satisfied with post-race condition of the gelding, it would now be spelled. ATLANTIC CITY Mark Kavanagh 18MAR-17 FLEM Slow to begin and then raced wide without cover. BELUGA BLUE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 10-DEC-16 MORP A postrace veter inar y examination revealed the mare to have suffered a bi-lateral bleeding attack. Co-Trainers were advised the mare was suspended from racing for a per iod of 3 months in accordance with AR53A. 26-NOV-16 M V raced wide without cover. BROWN BEN Tony McEvoy 08-APR-17 MORP Had difficulty in obtaining clear ground from the entrance to the straight until vicinity of 100 meters. COUNTER SPIN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 03-DEC16 MRPK Raced keenly in the ear ly and middle stages of event. RHYTHMATIC Jamie Opper man 16-APR17 PNLA In the vicinity of the 500 meters shifted out when insufficiently clear. 04-FEB17 MRPK In the vicinity of the 800 meters got its head up and raced ungenerously for a shor t distance. THIS KID ROCKS Belinda O’Loughlin 15-MAR-17 SANH began awkwardly. When the pace eased approaching the 1200m, shifted wider on track and then raced wide until passing the 1000m. 25FEB-17 MRPK Shifted out at the star t and contacted another runner. CORRECT CALL Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 09-JUL-16 MRPK In the vicinity of the 700 metres became awkward on the heels of another r unner when being restrained shifted out abr uptly. A postrace veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 25-JUN-16 MORP Taken out inside the 800m by another runner. COOL MAVERICK Ryan Balfour 01-APR-17 MRPK Rolled in slightly approaching the 200 meters and bumped with another runner. MARCO POLO Ryan Balfour 17-APR-17 OAKB RR the gelding dipped on a number of occasions between the 600 meters and the 400 meters. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities.
Race 6: KENJORWOOD Darren Weir 15-APR-17 CAUL COT r idden back from t he wide draw; r idden at the rear of the field. 25MAR-17 RHIL COT - To be r idden more forward; settled on pace. Near the 600m laid in. KILLARNEY KID ( NZ) Darren Weir 03-SEP-16 M V underwent a veter inar y examination after arr iving on course and was passed suitable t o race. RIZIZ Ken Sweeney 13-MAR-17 MORP Rolled out near the 900 meters and inconvenienced another runner. WHISTLE BABY Mathew Eller ton & Simon Zahra 22-APR-17 CAUL Knuckled at star t. AMPLE ON OFFA Chris Bieg 08-APR-17 MORP RR the mare was inclined to hang out rounding the home t ur n. 12-MAR17 MILD Perfor med below mar ket expectation. R: No explanation. EVANGELIST (GB) Will Clar ken 08-APR17 MORP Stood flat-footed and was slow to begin. Laid in under pressure in the straight. 01-APR-17 MRPK Slow to begin. Laid in under pressure in the straight. VICTORY DOWNS Sue Jaensch 08-APR-17 MORP Slow to begin. BEST FORTUNE Wayne Francis & Glen Kent 25-MAR-17 MRPK The near side winker came l oose and detached just pr ior to the winning post.
Race 7: FOX HALL Tony McEvoy 15-APR-17 OAKB Laid out in the straight. 24MAR-17 ALB Raced wide in t he ear ly stages. Proved difficult to settle i n the ear ly stages.Rdr std mount raced keenly in the ear ly stages but settled when able to obtain a pos with cover. Add the geld travelled i nto t he race well but did not l et down i n t he straight. Tr nr expressed some disappointment i t r ide stating the i nstr uctions were to settle t he horse where comfor table & add when the geld received a push out of the gates it commenced t o over race & as result did not finish the race of expected. SWIPE ME RIGHT Bill Bogar ts 08-APR-17 MORP Jumped away awkwardly and shifted in. 07-JAN-17 MRPK and in contacting an- other r unner. Laid i n, i n the straight. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. WEATHER CHANNEL John Macmillan 12-APR-17 BKVA Inconvenienced on j umping away. FULLY STOKED Phillip Stokes 25-MAR-17 MRPK Approaching the 400 meters was held up for a shor t distance. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. ZUNBAQA David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 08-APR-17 MORP Shifted out slightly onto another r unner approaching the 100 meters. 15-MAR-17 SANH l ed, t actics quer ied; r ider stated after beginning extremely well and caught wide, he used his i nitiative to str ide forward l ead. POSH J OURNEY Gordon Richards 25-MAR-17 MRPK Over-raced for a shor t distance near the 1000 meters. WATERLOO SUNSET David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 15-APR-17 CAUL had to be steadied on j umping when tightened for room. 300m shifted out to i mprove its position. 01-APR-17 BDGO Raced wide without cover. HECTOPASCAL ( NZ) Darren Weir 05-APR-17 SANH over-raced through the ear ly stages and raced ungenerously passing 1000m getting its head up when being restrained. Held from the 500m until t he 250m. 15-MAR-17 SANH bumped at star t. GOGO GRACE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 08-APR-17 MORP Taken i n on j umping away. Raced wide without cover throughout t he event. RR the filly felt awkward in its action dur ing the A postrace veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 04-MAR-17 MORP Over-raced in the ear ly stages of the event. TAN TAT BEAUTY Henr y Dwyer 08APR-17 CAUL slow to begin. VIENNA MISS John Hyam 25-MAR-17 MRPK Laid i n, in the straight. SMART MANOEUVRE Phillip Stokes 08-APR-17 MORP Rolled out in the vicinity of the 150 meters. Had to be steadied momentar ily approaching 100 A MIST OPPORTUNITY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 11-MAR-17 FLEM COT would be ridden fur ther back from t he wide draw; settled at t rear of the field. CAPPADOCIA Phillip Stokes 12-APR-17 BKVA Rolled i n slightly, i n t he vi- cinity of the 300 meters. 05APR-17 SBYN Approaching the 100 meters shifted out and around the heels of another runner. HOLLYWOODGIRL Mark Young 13-MAR17 M V viewed the patrol film before deciding not to l edge an objection. Layed in approaching the 100 mandw as brushed online by Ashlor which shifted out. 17-FEB-17 MV slow to begin.
Race 8: GRAND CHANCELLOR (NZ) Phillip Stokes 25-MAR-17 MRPK Lost its near hind plate during the event. SCREAMARR Anthony & Edward 15-APR-17 RAND Shifted out under pressure inside the300m obliging rider to change whip. CUMMINGS into left hand near t he 150m. 08-APR-17 RAND Had difficulty obtaining clear running near the 250m, shifted out in order to improve. SAYONARAMOSA (NZ) Ciaron Maher 11-APR17 BDGO Over raced in the early stages .28- MAR -17 GEEL Raced wide without cover. VOLATILE MIX ( NZ) Darren Weir 26-MAR-17 BRAT Slow to begin. NETHERFIELD ( NZ) Mick Price 15-MAR-17 SANH contact star t. WANTED BY ALL Chris Bieg 25-MAR-17 MRPK Held up for a short distance inside the 300 meters. ANGELUCCI (NZ) Lloyd Kennewell 22MAR-17 BKVA Contacted on jumping away. HE EKSCELS (NZ) Richard Laming 18APR-17 SALE made contact with Charlton near the 50 metres. When questioned regarding tactics rider J. Mott reported that the gelding was stepping up in distance and after beginning well, travelled more forward than expected. 06-APR-17 PAKM Bumped start. Tactics queried. Refer Rep or R: Travelled well, responded early in straight, but may not have run out strong 1600m. BILLET DOUX Gordon Richards 17-APR-17 OAKB Rolled out in the vicinity of the 1100 meters. BARSHONTI John Hyam 02- APR -17 OAKB Shifted in under pressure over the concluding stages. 22-MAR-17 BKVA Laid in under pressure in the straight. DOMESTICATED David& B Hayes& T Daber nig 08-APR-17 MORP COT attempt to settle further back with cover. AHECKSTAR Tom Jolly 15-APR-17 CLRE Jumped away awkwardly.