What the stewards said
Race 5: TICK TICK BLOOM Darren Weir 02-MAY-17 WNBL Raced wide without cover. SORT AFTER Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 15-APR-17 RAND Blundered on jumping and lost ground (3L). Rdr said that after losing ground at the star t his mount settled fur ther back however travelled well. Added in view which was second up found it difficult t o make
ground on the heavy track conditions. Post race vet exam revealed no abs. VANDANCER (NZ) Michael Moroney 01-APR17 RAND Rider stated that with the slow ear ly pace elected to go foward i n the ear ly stages but i n rdr view failed to r un out t he 2600m. A post ace vet exam r evealed t he mare to have abrasions to both hind bumpers. 18-MAR-17 RHIL Slow to begin. TIDY PROPHET Will Clarken 06-MAY-17 MORP Taken wider over the concluding stages. 22-APR-17 CAUL Slow to begin. MODEL DRAGON Phillip Stokes 06-MAY17 MORP Awkward t o begin. Raced greenly i n t he straight and approaching the 100m shifted i n abr uptly becoming awkward on heels. Shifted out over the concluding stages. Lost its off hind plate dur ing the event. visible abnor malities. MARAUDAMISS Michael Kent 05-APR-17 SANH slow to begin. Rider repor ted his saddle slipped i n t he ear ly stages. SAVANNAH MOON Rod Symons 06-MAY-17 FLEM Over raced i n the ear ly and middle stages. 25-APR-17 Began awkwardly, shifted i n and brushed. LOVEITT Tony McEvoy 26-APR-17 SANL Held up for clear r unning i n t he ear ly par t of the home straight. MISS DUBOIS ( NZ) Patrick Payne 10-MAY-17 SANH slow to begin. VIENNA MISS John Hyam 29-APR-17 MRPK Began awkwardly, shifted in and contacted another runner. NIPPERKIN Barr y Brook 10-MAY-17 M BR Held up from i n the vicinity of the 600m until approaching the 200m. Perfor med below expectations. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities.
Race 6: BURNING FRONT Darren Weir 01-APR-17 BDGO Rider repor ted that the gelding after obtaining t he l ead ear ly did not settle and overraced in the ear ly middle stages. ROYAL RUMBLE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 22APR-17 MORP Over-raced i n the ear ly stages of t he event and had t o be r estrained i
vicinity of the 1400 meters to avoid the heels of another runner. RHYTHM TO SPARE (NZ) Michael Moroney 29APR-17 CAUL Bumped at the star t. Held up from the 500m until approaching the 200m before shifting back to i nside t o obtain clear r unning. 15-APR-17 CAUL on j umping away had to be checked when tightened for room. Hampered when the pace slackened near the 900m. Held up rounding the home tur n before shifting out to gain clear r unning passing 200m. KOURKAM ( FR) Tony McEvoy 06-MAY-17 MORP A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnormalities. DANCES ON STARS (NZ) Grant Young 22-APR-17 MORP A post-race veterinar y examination r evealed no visible abnor malities. VICTORY DOWNS Sue Jaensch 08-APR17 MORP Slow to begin. BELUGA BLUE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 29-APR-17 MRPK Shifted i n, i n the vicinity of t he 200 meters t o i mprove. 10-DEC-16 MORP A post-race 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.
Race 7: MALAGUERRA Peter Gelagotis 01-APR-17 RAND Rider stated that mount failed to handle today’s heavy track conditions. A post race veter inar y examination did not reveal any abnor malities. FAA- TINAH David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 22-APR-17 CAUL R - no exp. Vet no abs. HEY DOC Tony McEvoy 01-APR17 RAND Raced keenly in the ear ly and middle stages. Raced wide without cover. 04-MAR17 FLEM when over-racing near the 1000m, had to be steadied off heels. RAGEESE Darren Weir 22-APR-17 CAUL After commencing awkwardly was hampered. 03-DEC-16 RHIL A vet exam of the horse, which was withdrawn from the Railway Stakes on Saturday, 19 November 2016, passed it fit to star t. A post-race veter inar y examination did not reveal any abnor malities. KARACATIS Richard Jolly 01-APR-17 MRPK Shifted in and away from another r unner approaching the finish. SANTA ANA LANE Lee & Anthony Freedman 04MAY-17 WAGG Laid inwards under pressure in the straight. 15-APR-17 RAND COT - To be r idden fur ther back. Settled back.Slowly away and then was crowded. Rdr said mount failed to handle the heavy track conditions and although well beaten in straight he was not too disappointed with horses perfor mance. Post race vet exam revealed no abs. BASSETT (NZ) Mick Pr ice 06-MAY-17 MORP Held up for clear r unning from rounding the home tur n until approaching the 100m. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. CASINO WIZARD Lee Creek 06-MAY17 MORP A post-race veterinar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. KAEPERNICK Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 22-APR-17 CAUL Crowded for room near the 200m. ZEBULON (NZ) Peter Morgan 29-APR-17 CAUL Overraced in the middle stages. Held up between the 500m & the 400m. KARLOVASI Richard Jolly 06-MAY-17 MORP Over-raced in the ear ly stages. VIDDORA Lloyd Kennewell 22APR-17 MORP Slow to begin. SWEET SHERRY Brent Stanley 06-MAY-17 Shifted out in the vicinity of the 400m to improve and tightened another r unner. Shifted in inside the 100m . MISSROCK Robbie Laing 06-MAY-17 MORP Raced keenly in the ear ly stages. 08-APR-17 RAND Shifted out under pressure in the straight, obliging its r ider to change the whip into his left hand near 100m. LOPE DE CAPIO Wayne Francis & Glen Kent 22-APR-17 MORP Tightened at the star t between r unners. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. COUNTER PULSE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 06-MAY-17 MORP Over-raced in the ear ly stages of the event.
Race 8: NOW OR LATER (IRE) Rober t Smerdon 06MAY-17 MORP Inside the 100m became held up for clear running between r unners and was untested to the line. SCRATCHY LASS John Hickmott 13-MAY-17 MORP Held up for clear r unning from in the vicinity of the 500m until approaching 300m. 22APR-17 MORP Held up for clear r unning from approaching t he 400 meters until t he entrance to the straight. In the vicinity of 300 had to be steadied and alter course
avoid the heels of another runner. A LOTTA LOVE Sam Pr itchard-Gordon 06-MAY-17 MORP post-race veterinar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. FINE MIST Paul Murray 13-MAY-17 MORP I nconvenienced inside the 700m when awkwardly placed on the heels of another r unner. A postrace veter inar y examination revealed the mare to be lame in both hind legs. Veter inar y Certificate r equired. 29-APR-17 MRPK Slow to begin. FUHRYK David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 04-MAR-17 FLEM COT more forward from t he wide draw; went forward and l ed. 1100m shift i and at the same time steadying the pace. NOELA’S CHOICE Darren Weir 03-MAY- 17 WNBL Slow to begin. TYCOON QUEEN Peter Moody 01-APR-17 MRPK Jumped away awkwardly. Had difficulty obtaining clear ground in the straight. ENTRANCING Phillip Stokes 29-APR-17 MRPK Began awkwardly. RR the mare was inclined to lay out and felt sore in the near foreleg on pulling up. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed the mare to be lame in the near foreleg. Veter inar y Cer tificate of fitness required. ALASKAN JADE Darren Magro 22-APR-17 MORP Held up for a number of str ides in the vicinity of the 150 meters. 01-APR-17 MRPK Contacted in the vicinity of the 300 meters and taken out into r unning line of another r unner. BEST FORTUNE Wayne Francis & Glen Kent 29-APR-17 MRPK Severely hampered in the vicinity of the 300 meters. 25-MAR17 MRPK The near side winker came loose and detached just pr ior to the winning post. SUMMER GLEN Mick Price 01NOV-16 FLEM R-mount was at the end of it preparation and trainer confir med the filly would now be spelled. GOGO GRACE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 29-APR-17 MRPK Over-raced in the ear ly stages and was taken wider inside the 1000 meters.