BEL­MONT PARK:

What the stew­ards said

The Sportsman Weekend - - Chartform -

RACE 1: LIT­TLE HER­CULES Com­menced awk­wardly strik­ing its out­side bar­rier par­ti­tion and as a re­sult was un­able to set­tle closer to the speed as an­tic­i­pated. Blocked for clear run­ning from on straight­en­ing and when pass­ing the 200 man­gled in wards to se­cure clear run­ning. THE SHOE Raced wide through­out. Re­turned with mul­ti­ple abra­sions to the out­side of the off hind can­non, near fore and off fore heels and the fet­lock. SALUBRIOUS Frac­tious in the bar­ri­ers prior to the star t. Raced keenly through early and mid­dle stages and when im­prov­ing onto heels at the 700m was stead­ied shifted out­wards and bumped an­other run­ner. Lay in­wards in the straight as a re­sult had dif­fi­culty se­cur­ing clear run­ning from on straight­en­ing un­til an­gled out­wards across heels ap­proach­ing t he 100m. Rider re­ported thatt geld­ing lay in wards through­out. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed no ab­nor­mal­i­ties. METAL­LIC QUEEN Im­peded from on straight­en­ing un­til an­gled out­wards ap- proach­ing the 200m. CAN’T DIS­GUISE Im­peded from on straight­en­ing and raced in re­stricted room for a short dis­tance leav­ing the 200m.

RACE 2: HAY MAGIC Crowded at the start and lost one length. Lay in­wards in the straight. MAKATIES KEEPER Raced wide for the ma­jor­ity of the event. Rider re­ported that the mare felt un­com- for ta­ble in its ac­tion through­out run­ning. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed no ab­nor­mal­i­ties. LE PA­TRON Im­peded from on straight­en­ing un­til taken out­wards at the200m. BERG ANTINA Un­set­tled in the bar­ri­ers prior to start. Held up for a short dis­tance on straight­en­ing. EL­E­GANT BLAST An­gled out­wards to ob­tain clear run­ning on straight­en­ing.

RACE 3: GIGANTE Raced keenly through the early and mid­dle stages. PROCEEDWITH CAU­TION Dipped shortly af­ter t he star t. Raced keenly through the mid­dle stages and was stead­ied out­wards ap­proach­ing 700m and raced wide there­after. Car­ried out­wards marginally mo­men­tar­ily in­con­ve­nienced at the 250m. AGACHAR CRUZ Raced wide through­out. When ques­tioned rider ad­vised that the geld­ing had felt un­com­fort­able in its ac­tion over the con­clud­ing stages and as a con­se­quence she had not fully tested her mount to the fin­ish. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed geld­ing to have re­turned lame in the near fore. Trainer was ad­vised that the geld­ing would re­quire a Ve­teri­nary Cer­tifi­cate of Sound­ness prior to rac­ing or trial ling again. Trainer later re­ported that fol­low­ing its per­for­mance the geld­ing was found to have sus­tained a mild strain the off fore sus­pen­sor y lig­a­ment and fol­low­ing Veter inar ad­vice he will be con­tin­u­ing with beach work for two to three weeks be­fore con­tin­u­ing with its cur­rent prepa­ra­tion. WOOLIBAR An­gled out­wards at the 300m for a clear run and lay in wards there­after. IT’S IT Raced keenly when lead­ing. BLACK DY­NA­MITE Raced keenly through the mid­dle stages and wide for

ma­jor­ity of the event. Lay out­wards over con­clud­ing stages. PRE­TEN­TIOUS CHANT Raced wide through­out. keenly through the early stages.

RACE 4: GANGBUSTER Jumped awk­wardly with the rider be­com­ing un­bal­anced. ONE SHORT Slow into st ride. SALORSCI Lay out­wards on straight­en­ing. Rider re­ported that the geld­ing had a ten­dency to race greenly when lead­ing. Trainer ad­vised that he would is­sue in­struc­tions for the geld­ing to be rid den fur­ther back in the field with cover if pos­si­ble at its next start as in his opin­ion this may re­sult in it fin­ish­ing the race off more pos­i­tively. TOP OF THE CLASS In re­la­tion to the filly rac­ing promi­nently to­day, rider ad­vised that he rode his mount more pos­i­tively from the bar­ri­ers and a st run­ner drawn to his im­me­di­ate in­side had not com­menced well as he ex­pected he set­tled more for­ward than an­tic­i­pated. Trainer ad­vised thatt filly set­tled closer in­tended and is more suited when able to be rid den fur­ther back in the field where it is then bet­ter able to fin­ish its race off. COOL KNIGHT Dipped shortly af­ter the star t. Lay in­wards over the fi­nal 250m. TRADE­MARK Slow into st ride los­ing two lengths. Held up ap­proach­ing the 200m for a short dis­tance and then taken out­wards. Lay in­wards in the straight. PER­SIAN PRINCESS Blocked for clear run­ning for the en­tire length of the straight. When im­prov­ing onto heels of an­other run­ner leav­ing the150mw as obliged to be re­strained when im­prov­ing onto heels. RO­GAN SCENT Held up for clear run­ning from on straight­en­ing un­til an­gled out­wards at the 200m. VAIN STRYKER Blun­dered on jump­ing. Im­peded and stead­ied out­wards pass­ing t he 400m to avoid the heel sofa ti ring run­ner.

RACE 5: GAT­TING Raced keenly in the early and mid­dle stages and was crowded and bumped pass-ing the700m. Bumped with an­other run­ner on straight­en­ing. MAX ALMIGHTY Un­able to ob­tain clear run­ning in t he straight. TESTAMEZZO Con­tin­u­ally blocked for a clear run in the straight. MAJINIKA Rider ad­vised that the geld­ing may not have been suited to be­ing rid­den hard in early stages to race out­side the leader and he fur­ther ad­vised that when asked for an ef­fort, the geld­ing failed to run on in straight. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed no CoTrainer ad­vised that the geld­ing had re­cov­ered well and in his opin­ion it may not have been suited to rac­ing with only a two week break be­tween runs and it would now not start in a race for a pe­riod of at least three weeks. ME­TE­OROID Held up mo­men­tar­ily prior to straight­en­ing. SHOWY CHLOE Raced keenly in the early stages. LENIENCE Raced keenly through the early and mid­dle UP­TOWN FUNK Raced fiercely through the early and mid­dle stages and was obliged to be re­strained when be­ing crossed by an­other run­ner ap­proach­ing the 600m. FLYTEGO Raced keenly through the early and mid­dle stages.

RACE 6: TRAVELLIN’ Scram­bled on jump­ing. Raced wide through­out. HELMS GATE Raced wide through­out. QUAL­ITY FAIR Raced keenly through the early and mid­dle stages. Im­peded for clear run­ning from on straight­en­ing un­til an­gled out­wards pass­ing the 200m. ANVIL GREEN Taken out­wards at 200 m to ob­tain clear run­ning and im­peded over the fi­nal 75m. SKELLIG Held up from on straight­en­ing and was checked from the heel sofa tir­ing run­ner near the 200m when mak­ing ground re­sult­ing in it be­com­ing un­bal­anced and los­ing mo­men­tum. WEST­ERN TEM­PLE Af­ter be­ing frac­tious in the bar­ri­ers was re­moved and un­der­went a Ve­teri-nary ex­am­i­na­tion and

passed fit to start. Shifted out­wards and bumped an­other run­ner on straight­en­ing. Held up for a short dis­tance near the 200m and then an­gled out­ward sat the 150 m to ob­tain clear run­ning. JETOOMY Com­menced awk­wardly and bumped. Shifted out­wards and bumped ap­proach­ing the 400m. MANTIME Lay be­tween the 800m and 400m. PI­GEON POST Trainer re­por ted that the geld­ing re­turned with abra­sions to its sti­fles. Has since been spelled. PROCLA­MA­TION Raced wide from the 1000m. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed no ab­nor mal­i­ties. Has since been spelled.

RACE 7: VERDELLO BLUE Raced keenly through the mid­dle sec­tion of the race. Rider ad­vised that af­ter rac­ing wide in t he ear ly stages and t he pace of the race be­ing a good tempo elected to steady the geld­ing back and take up mid­field po­si­tion which was fur ther back than an­tic­i­pated. ENTRECHAT Rider dropped her whip ap­proach­ing t he 250m. BERGIO Raced keenly through the ear ly stages and was stead­ied when im­prov­ing onto the heels of an­ther r un­ner pass­ing t he win­ning post on first oc­ca­sion, get­ting its head in the air. ROSE­WOOD HILL Raced wide through­out. CAPPO D’ORO Raced keenly through the early stages. I DONE IT Made the cross­ing awk­wardly at 1700m. BELVEDERE BOY Bumped with an­other run- ner when over-rac­ing ap­proach­ing the win­ning post on t he first oc­ca­sion. I MPRESSZAR Lay in­wards in the straight. KOSTYAZILCH Frac­tious in the barr iers pr ior to star t. Rider ad­vised that fol­low­ing race the geld­ing was un­suited by rac­ing on the pace to­day as it had not been able to fin­ish the race off. Re­turned with a lac­er­a­tion to its near hind. STRIK­ING STAR Held up from on straight­en­ing un­til the 150m.

RACE 8: ASTRONOMITE Raced wide through­out and keenly through the early mid­dle stages. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed the geld­ing to have re­turned with an el­e­vated heart rate. Co-Trainer un­der took to mon­i­tor the geld­ing’s re­cover y and ad­vise Stew­ards ac­cord­ingly. Trainer ad­vised that the geld­ing had re­cov­ered well with no ab­nor­mal­i­ties and he would con­tinue with its cur­rent prepa­ra­tion. MIL­I­TARY RULER Rider ex­pressed disap-point­ment in the per­for­mance as the geld­ing was un­der pres­sure from on straight­en­ing and failed to fin­ish the race off. A post race Ve­teri­nary ex­am­i­na­tion re­vealed no ab­nor­mal­i­ties. Trainer later ad­vised that the geld­ing had re­cov­ered well with no ab­nor­mal­i­ties and it was his in­ten­tion to in­crease the geld­ing’s work­load in an at­tempt to im­prove its per­for­mance and con­tinue with its cur­rent prepa­ra­tion. TONKATUFF Raced wide from the 600m. ROSMARTINI Trainer’s rep­re­sen­ta­tive ad­vised that

mare would be rid de nina mid to rear po­si­tion if pos­si­ble and this in­for­ma­tion was dis­sem­i­nated. POL­I­TICS Raced keenly through the early and mid­dle stages.

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