WARWICK FARM: What the stewards said
Race 1: 4 CURDLED 24/05/2017 Canterbur y Par k Made the home tur n awkwardly. 11 TAKOOKACOD 24/05/2017 Canterbur y Park Slow t o begin. Rider was reminded of his obligations to r ide mounts out to t he end of t he race wherever possible. 12 SAWN OFF SHOTGUN 20/05/2017 Newcastle For some distance after the star t was steadied when crowded.
Race 2: 1 SAMBRO 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Raced keenly in the ear ly and middle stages. 2 MADAME MOUSTACHE 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Eased near 300m. 3 ALIK 20/05/2017 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. Raced keenly in the middle stages and near 800m was bumped. 5 HELIOSPHERE 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick Shor tly after the star t was steadied and shifted in behind r unners to obtain cover. 7 ZATAR 3/06/2017 Kembla Grange Slow begin. Near the 100m was briefly i nconvenienced by another r unner which shifted in slightly. 8 AFRICAN RAINBOW 3/06/2017 Rosehill Gardens To be r idden more forward; settled worse t han midfield. 9 I NDY SHOWGIRL 24/05/2017 Canterbur y Par k Was racing ungenerously approaching & rounding the home tur n, was bumped by another & as a result had to be steadied away from heels.
Race 3: 1 ESTAFETTE 25/05/2017 Gosford Reared as the star t was effected and lost ground (3L). Rider became unbalanced as a result. 3 RUGOSA ROSE 31/05/2017 Warwick Far m Lifted its front feet off ground as star t was affected & began awk. When qst, rdr advised that he had been given no specific instr, however if mount began well it was anticipated that the filly would race in a prominent pos. Added after mount began awkwardly & lost some ground, he took the option of r iding it with cover where it travelled well. 5 BODHI BLUE 31/05/2017 Warwick Far m On straightening was bumped on two occasions when endeavour ing t o shift i nto clear r unning. Close to the winning post, was unable be fully idden out when awkwardly placed close to heels. 6 VARESE 31/05/2017 Warwick Far m COT - To be r idden more forward; led & raced ungenerously in lead in ear ly and middle stages.
Race 4: 1 TIVOLI STREET 31/05/2017 Warwick Far m On arr ival at barr ier was found to have a minor laceration its tongue. Was cleared to star t by club’s vet. Knuckled on j umping. Shor tly after straightening was having difficulty obtaining clear r unning, was obliged to steady and shift out around heels. A post race vet exam revealed gelding to have quartered its off fore heel. 2 DREAM BUILDER 27/05/2017 Newcastle Slow to begin & wide barr ier was shifted in behind r unners in ear ly stgs. Rdr std, from outside barr ier was instr to ride mount back in field & obt cover. Added appr 600m when racing at tail of field was trailing fav r nr & on str endeavoured to imp to outside of that r unner the inside another r unner, however when disappointed for this r un r nr was taken out slightly. Fur ther std then obliged to ease mount & shift back inside of r nr where he obt clear r unning passing 300m. 5 LUCKY LEGEND 30/05/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin. When qst rdr std that, when racing at the tail of the field, he elected to shift away from the rail, as he felt his mount was resenting the kickback and despite his effor ts the gelding lost touch with body of the field. Added the gelding was inclined to race greenly and laid in in the straight, however finished off strongly over the concluding stages. Post-race vet exam no abs. 7 GRAVITATE 30/05/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin. Near the 950m was checked, crowded for room and str uck the r unning rail. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abnor- malities. 9 WALDO WALDORF 30/05/2017 Hawkesbur y Raced wide without cover throughout.
Race 5: 1 HAPPY HUSTLER 30/05/2017 Hawkesbur y Slow to begin. Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight .2 MUSE 1/06/2017 Gosford The gelding, which was late arriving on course, examined by the club’s veterinary officer and passed fit to start .3 THAI BOXING 7/06/2017 Canterbury Park Rdr std as mount raced keen in early stages he pos mount on fence behind leader to settle. He std app 700m laid in, bru she dr/ rail& cont racing behind leader. Appr 500m contemp shifting o/side another, however it was under pressure & would not be in mounts best interest to come back. He elect to pursue inside runs instr& run briefly pre so/ side leader & i/ side another however both nrs shifted gr nd & unable to obtain clear running over concl stages was steadied & could not be fully tested. 4 THE WORLD OVER (NZ) 1/06/2017 Gosford On straightening shifted out to improve into clear running. 5 BELLA’S DUCHESS 2/06/2017 Taree Slow to begin. 7 ISLE OF CAPRI 7/06/2017 Canterbury Park As the start was effected, turned its head to the nearside & as a result, was slow to begin. Was then shifted across behind r unners in the ear ly stages.
Race 6: 1 ANISHA 20/05/2017 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std anti racing back. Add comm better than exp and when number of Rnrs to inside held mid pos elected make use of star t and consequently rode forward. Std when tempo remained strong Rnrs held their pos was unable to cross and r aced four wide without cover. Post-race vet exam rev displaying thumps. Tr n said whilst he was disappointed to see horse as far forward, attr ibuted mare weakening due excessive ground was obliged to cover. 2 LABDIEN 3/06/2017 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barr ier was steadied and shifted back in across r unners shor tly after the star t. 3 RUSTIC MELODY 2/06/2017 Taree Approaching 200m was bumped and carried out, and a shor t distance after was steadied to avoid heels. 6 LOVE LETTER 31/05/2017 Warwick Far m On jumping made contact with another r unner. Near 1200m was steadied away from heels. Shor tly after straightening was briefly crowded for room. Was checked on to avoid falling r unner.
Race 7: 2 BEST GUESS 24/05/2017 Canterbur y Par k COT - To be ridden more forward and tr y to lead; led. Laid out in the straight. 5 AKASAKI 29/05/2017 Dubbo Near 300m r ider had whip entangled i n his rein and his mount r an out 9 MEDAGLIA VALORE 4/05/2017 Gosford When qst re perf, rdr std, from wide barrier was obliged to make some use of his mount take up a forward position & eventually cross to lead near 800m. Added as a result of having to pressure mount in ear ly stages the mare became under pressure near 400m & weakened noticeably in straight. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
Race 8: 1 SPY DECODER (NZ) 29/04/2017 Hawkesbur y Raced wide without cover throughout. Over the final 50m could not be fully tested when racing in restr icted room. 4 METALLIC CROWN 24/05/2017 Canterbur y Park Bumped another at the star t. A post race vet exam, which was resuming from a spell and weakened over final 250m, did not reveal any abs. 5 NAT KING CU 17/05/2017 Warwick Far m Raced wide without cover throughout. 6 TORPENHOW 23/05/2017 Kembla Grange When qst rdr could offer no explanation for perf of geld which was under pressure throughout the event. Tr n std, whilst he was pleased with gelding’s first up perf, second up t oday under its topweight, in his opinion the geld was unable to sprint. A post race vet exam rev no abs. Trn under tookt report back.
since reported was satisfied with pos trace cond of geld & was stables intention to cont
it s prep. 12 FRATELLINO 27/05/2017 Newcastle Shifted out abruptly on jumping .13 LEVEL EIGHT 27/05/2017 Royal Randwick On home turn was awk placed close to heels, shifted out and made
awk. Rdr st d inst were take up a midfield pos preferably with cover. Said, although mount commenced well, did not ride forward in order to comply within stand conse q was caught wide i early stages. Add when Rnr went forward he had hoped a number of runners positioned to his inside would improve, however when those runners did not, was obliged to race four wide without cover throughout the early and middle stages .14 OUR BEATNIK (NZ )31/05/2017 Warwick Farm When qst, rdr could offer no expl for disap perf of geld which failed to run on after travelling well. A post race vet exam rev a poor rec. Stable rep could offer no expl for perf. Added stable may experiment with blinkers and would cont
prep. Rep since reported no abs detected on return to stable and pleased with the addition of blinkers.