SCONE: What the stewards said
Race 1: 3 GREAT GLEN (GB) 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y First past post, protested against 2nd placegetter - dismissed. At 50m made slight contact with another runner. 5 CROSLEY HOTSHOT 3/05/2017 Warwick Far m Slow to begin. 6 INTERLOCUTER (USA) 27/04/2017 Wyong Crowded shor tly after the star t. 8 LOOKIN’ AT YOU 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Hung out under pressure i n the straight & approaching the 300m shifted. 9 PLOT TWIST (IRE) 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Briefly hampered approaching the 300m. 10 WAKING MOMENT BOBS Extra Bonus SchemeBOBS Bonus Scheme 8/04/2017 Royal Randwick Bumped on jumping. A post race vet exam revealed no abs. 11 WU GOK BOBS Bonus Scheme 26/04/2017 Canterbur y Park Rdr std, was instr ucted to race prominently in event & soon after star t rode mount along in order to comply with i nstr. Added mount travelled well in lead but when another r unner, which was pos to his outside commenced to pressure mount near 1000m it then raced ver y keenly throughout middle section of race & he believed that this was pr incipal reason for it not being able to finish race off. Post race vet exam rev no abs. Tr n conf instr uctions & was satisfied with ear ly positioning of geld. 12 ASCOT RED 26/04/2017 Canterbur y Par k Made contact with the r unning rail on a number of occasions between the 700m & 450m when inclined to lay in. 14 SAN PABLO BOBS Bonus Scheme 26/04/2017 Canterbur y Par k Raced greenly in the straight. Stewards approved an application to remove Blinkers to last star t winner on the basis that the trainer was of opinion gelding had wor ked better without the gear and would be stepping up in distance at its next star t. 17e LAST TRY WINS BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Acting on advice from stable
that gelding had coughed after arr iving on course, underwent a vet exam & was passed fit to star t. On arr ival at the barr iers the gelding underwent a fur ther exam and was passed fit to star t. Began awkwardly. 19e AVROSON 30/04/2017 Tamwor th Raced fiercely with head up ear ly stages, then carr ied wider rounding home tur n and hung in under pressure in straight.
Race 2: 1 I CE BUCKET 4/05/2017 Wagga Bumped near the 700m. Hampered t he 200m. 5 RAIDO 17/04/2017 Canterbur y Par k Began ver y awkwardly and was shifted in across r unners in the ear ly stages. 7 HOT HIT 12/04/2017 Warwick Far m Rdr std, was aware mount had been successful at its most recent star t when racing back i n field, was no specific instr uctions other than to ensure that mount, is balanced on heavy track. Added that in ear ly stages was neutral & as mount showed good gate speed
& middle stages raced prominently, although wide & without cover. Fur ther std, mount was not comfor table in the going, dipped on a number of occasions &i n his view i s far better suited on fir mer surfaces. 9 RANDIKI 26/04/2017 Canterbur y Park Over the concluding stages was unable to be fully tested when awkwardly placed close to heels. 12 OZARK BOBS Bonus Scheme 26/04/2017 Canterbur y Park Began awkwardly, shifted out & made contact with the hindquarter of another r unner. Shor tly after was crowded for room. Leaving the 500m was eased when briefly placed close to heels. 17e GENDEBIEN 2/05/2017 Cessnock Slow t o begin. 18e SALERNO 30/04/2017 Tamwor th Blundered at the star t Race 3: 2 DEBONAIRLY 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick Laid out under pressure in the straight
and shifted out. 3 ALMANZORA 8/04/2017 Royal Randwick When qst, rdr repor ted mount after receiving heavy contact at star t, raced too keenly in r un & as a result was left without a finishing effor t. A post race vet exam rev the filly to be displaying poor post race recover y. Tr n concurred with views of rdr & advised it is his intention to continue on with filly’s prep. Trainer since he was satisfied with the post-race condition of the filly. 8 LEAVEN OF MALICE 21/04/2017 Muswellbrook Began awkwardly and was slow away 11 MELIBOEA 25/04/2017 Royal Randwick Bumped on the hindquar ter shor tly after jumping. Raced keenly in the ear ly and middle stages. 12 CINQUE STELLA 21/04/2017 Muswellbrook Hung out under pressure inside 100m and ran wide
Race 4: 3 ZUMBELINA 15/04/2017 Royal Randwick Held up on heels rounding the home tur n. Post race vet exam revealed horse t o be displaying a poor post recover y. 4 CONCHITA 25/04/2017 Royal Randwick COT - To be r idden more forward; led. Making the tur n near the 600m got its head up when it commenced to hang and was being corrected by its r ider. 6 SMART AMELIA 15/04/2017 Royal Randwick Slowly away and then from its wide draw was shifted back in across r unners after the star t. 8 MISS DEBUTANTE 17/04/2017 Canterbur y Park Bumped at star t. 13 BLOWING KISSES 25/04/2017 Royal Randwick Rider std, mount failed to handle today’s rain affected going & this was only excuse he could offer for disappointing perfor mance. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Trainer concurred with rdr. Trainer since repor ted he was satisfied with the post-race condition of the filly. 14 THE WASP 30/04/2017 Tamwor th Hung in under pressure inside 200m 15 ONCE MORE A LADY 19/04/2017 Wyong Held up rounding the home tur n and then l aid out under pressure i the straight & shifted out a number of horses resulting in its r ider having to correct his mount on two occasions i nside the final 150m. 19e TEST THE WORLD ( NZ) 25/04/2017 Gosford Hung out when placed under pressure i n the straight and proved difficult to ride out. 20e VIENNA ROMANCE 25/04/2017 Gosford Raced keenly in the ear ly stages.
Race 5: 1 PRIZED I CON BOBS Bonus Scheme 1/04/2017 Royal Randwick Rdr stated that mount did not handle the heavy track. A post race vet exam revealed the colt to be displaying the thumps. Veter inar y clearance since received. 2 CALANDA BOBS Bonus Scheme 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y When qst rdr std that, after following another i nto the home straight, he endeavoured to obtain clear r unning to
inside of that r unner & the outside another. He std when that r un did not eventuate he was obliged to check his mount when disappointed for this r un & over the final 200m he was unable to fully test his mount when placed close to heels. 6 CROWN HIM BOBS Bonus Scheme 19/04/2017 Wyong From its wide barr ier was taken back in across r unners after the star t. 8 FRANCE 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick COT - to be more forward; l ed. A post-race veter inar y examination did not r eveal any abnormalities. 9 DALMATIA PRINCE BOBS Bonus Scheme 1/05/2017 Dubbo Overraced i n t he middle stages 10 THAAD BOBS Bonus Scheme 17/04/2017 Canterbur y Park Hampered near the 800m. Rdr said mount travelled well i n the ear ly and middle stages however i n his view was not entirely
comfor table on the soft track. Post race vet exam revealed no abs. Stable since repor ted they were satisfied with the post-race condition of the gelding. 11 SPRIGHT BOBS Bonus Scheme 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Trainer advised that following the race the filly was suffer ing two black eyes & also swelling in all four legs. Added filly had been treated & pleased since. Vet clearance since received. 14 OUR BELISA BOBS Bonus Scheme 25/04/2017 Royal Randwick Raced keenly in the ear ly & middle stages. Near 800m the filly, which was overracing, was steadied away from heels. 16 LEICA’S LASS BOBS Bonus Scheme 30/04/2017 Tamwor th Had to be checked and shifted out abr uptly when improving near 150m, then raced in restr icted room for some distance. 17e NO EFFORT NEEDED BOBS Bonus Scheme 2/05/2017 Cessnock Raced fiercely throughout ear ly and middle stages and refused to settle.
Race 6: 2 CLEARLY I NNOCENT 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y From its wide barr ier was steadied & shifted back in across r unners after the star t. Raced wide without cover t hroughout. 5 GRUNDERZEIT 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y From its wide barr ier was shifted in across behind r unners shor tly after the star t. Held up for clear running between the 300m & 100m. 6 OLD NORTH 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin, was steaided & shifted in behind r unners shor tly after the star t. Raced keenly i n t he middle stages. 7 SIR BACCHUS 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick Shor tly after the star t had to be checked to avoid heels. When questioned, r ider stated on straightening he obser ved r uns develop i nside and outside but, as his instr uctions had been to endeavour to get towards the outside, he elected to shift to outside near the 300m. He added that when runners commenced to give ground over the final 100m he was unable to test his mount over t he concluding stages and consequently went t o t he finish without being tested. 8 GOT UNDERS 4/05/2017 Wagga Raced wide throughout. 9 SWEET SERENDIPITY 6/05/2017 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std, mount was required to do some work to find the lead in ear ly stages, but travelled comfor tably once it was able to obtain that position. The only expl he could offer t oday’s 61kg may not have assisted & in his view geld may come to end of its prep. A post race vet exam did not rev any abs. Tr n concurred with views of r ider & would repor t back. Tr n since repor ted he was satisfied with geldings postrace condition & would continue with its prep. 10 UNEQUIVOCAL 8/04/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 11 DREAM LANE 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin. Passing the 200m was obliged to shift in around heels to continue into clear r unning.
Race 7: 1 ARTISTRY 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y When qst rdr std mount was full of r unning appr h/tur n. When t empo increased from that point mount did not respond to his endeavours to impr & was left flatfooted &, although aware a r un was available
the outside of another, mount was not trav well enough to take advantage it. When another
taken out soon after str, was obliged to shift back i nside r unners. Near 150m had to stop iding & straighten mount when disapp for this r un & did not obtain comf racing room for remainder of race. 3 SWEET REDEMPTION 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Laid in i n the straight. 7 KINSHACHI
Slow to begin. Raced wide without cover t hroughout. 9 TSARITSA
29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Made the home tur n awkwardly & was inclined to lay out. 10 SLIGHTLY SWEET 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y The mare, which had been slow to begin, was checked shor tly after when crowded. 11 SERENE MAJESTY 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin. 12 PROMPT RESPONSE
Bumped on jumping. After being crossed near the 900m was carr ied wider track. Then raced wide without cover thereafter. 14 HEAVENLY ANNA 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover throughout.
Race 8: 5 PALAZZO PUBBLICO 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Raced wide without cover throughout. After being br ushed on the hindquar ter near the 100m became unbalanced & shifted in. 7 HIEROGLYPHICS 8/04/2017 Royal Randwick When qst, r dr std, from outside barr ier his mount was a little slow to begin & soon after shifted in across behind r unners & settled at rear of field. Added approaching & rounding t he h/tur n his mount commenced to make steady ground &, as mare only possesses a shor t spr int, he did not r ide it out fully until after the 200m once he secured clear r unning. Fur ther std, mount responded reasonably, but its r un ended shor t of the line. A post race vet exam did not rev any abs. 10 WOULDNT IT BE NICE 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick Was t aken out shor tly after t he star t. 11 PAINTE 22/04/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover t hroughout. Unable t o be tested over the final stages when inclined to l ay i n and awkwardly placed close t o heels. 13 AIMALAC MILLIE 24/04/2017 Grafton Near the 900m was eased in across heels. Inclined to overrace in the ear ly and middle stages.