What the stewards said
Race 1: WIRED Robbie Laing 03-JUN-17 M V Began awkwardly. Raced wide without cover i n the ear ly stages. ELLE STREET John Salanitri 06-JUN-17 WANG Inconvenienced at the star t. Near the 200m when racing greenly shifted in abr uptly before being straightened t hen after
shifted out abr uptly and then over the concluding stages again in uptly. JOSEPHINE SEA Mathew Eller ton & Simon Zahra 27-MAY17 SANL Jumped away awkwardly 17-MAY-17 SALE Slow to begin. Raced keenly dur ing the middle stages. BEHAVE Michael Kent 03-JUN-17 M V Began awkwardly. 04-FEB-17 CAUL began awkwardly. NO REWARD Sam Pritchard-Gordon 16-MAY-17 GEES began awkwardly. PURE EMOTION Clinton McDonald 02-JUN-17 GEES A pre-race veterinar y examination was conducted behind t he barr iers and t he filly was passed fit to star t. 12JAN-17 GEEL Weakened from the 400m. R- mount obliged to wor k hard in the ear ly stages take up a position outside the leader and this may have been detr imental to its perfor mance. PV- slower than nor mal recover y. ROYAL DISGUISE Mick Price 06-JUN-17 WANG Near the 200m carr ied in. 25-MAY-17 PAKS Passing the 1000m was eased to avoid heels. Held up for clear r unning from the 300m until passing t he 150m. up a clear r un over final 50m and as a result went t o the line not fully tested. TRULY DISCREET Dan O’Sullivan 04-JUN-17 BRAT held up for a short distance upon straightening. From the 200 m until the finish was unable to obtain clear running and went line without being fully tested. MAGIC MILA John Sadler 20APR-17 SEYM Slow to begin. Performed below market expectations- Rider stated made an unusual respirator y noise. Post race vet exam - No abnormality.
Race 2: A STERLING DASH John McArdle 31-MAY17 PAKM Slow to begin. Rider Jamie Mott reported his mount failed to handle today’ s track conditions. MISS VESPER Tom Hughes 20-MAY-17 FLEM Jumped away awkwardly. AIRINO John Sadler 14-MAY-17 BRAT over-raced in the early and middle stages. shifted out over final 200m. ARIAZ Robbie Griffiths 05-APR-17 SANH when questioned regarding his tactics, apprentice stated he was instructed to settle forward but off the pace, as were the instructions at its previous star t;added that after showing good pace early and wide, he elected to allow the filly to go forward. Trainer confirmed the instructions given but added he had not intended for filly to race as far forward as it did today, and in addition was not his intention for the filly to race as far back at its previous star t and that ideally he would have preferred Ariaz to have settled forward of mid-field on both occasions. MRS MARTIN Clinton McDonald 02-JUN-17 GEES Raced wide and without cover. 02-MAY-17 WNBL Raced wide without cover. R - failed to handle heavy track conditions and was under pressure a long way from the finish. Vet - slow recover y. OUR GLADIATOR Jerome Hunter 02-JUN-17 GEES Raced three wide and without cover. Performed below market expectations. Rider D. Lane could offer no explanation for the performance. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. UNIQUE LOVELY Frankie Stockdale 10-JUN-17 SW H Held up for a clear run in the early part of the home straight. SHE’S A PLUCK Shar yn Trolove 12-MAY-17 CRAN When querying the tactics rider explained that despite beginning well from a wide barrier, when it was clear t hat he did not have sufficient speed to take up a lead position without racing wide, rather than urge his mount forward he elected to take a position with cover behind the leaders.
Race 3: DANCE WITH FONTEIN Robbie Griffiths 03JUN-17MV Jumped away awkwardly and lost ground. MISS VISTA George Osborne 03JUN-17MV Race dthreewi de without cover. Rider stated that due to being caught his mount did not finish off as expected .29- APR -17 CAUL Beaten favourite. R-did not settle in the ear ly & middle stages & had a tendency to wander when placed under pressure in the home straight. ZARA BAY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 13-FEB-17 RAND COT - To be r idden more forward; settled off pace. Slow to begin. Rdr std, as notified inst were to be more fwd but after being slow to begin was obliged make some use of mount to ride in accordance with instr. Added travelled reasonably well in r un, but when placed under pressure was inclined to lay out &
disappointing in its failure to respond to r iding straight. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs. PETITE’S REWARD Brendan McCar thy 03-FEB-17 M V commenced awkwardly. Raced wide and without cover throughout. Rider could offer no explanation for the perfor mance 27-JAN-17 M V commenced awkwardly and shifted out. SASAYURI Steve Cunningham 02-JUN-17 GEES Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. WORLD OF HOPE Dean Binaisse 21-MAY17 BDGO Slow to begin & then steadied to avoid heels-Passing 600m was steadied when tightened for room-Perfor med below mar ket expectations-Rdr could offer no explanation for performance-post race vet exam revealed abnor malities-sample taken-Tnr since repor ted pulled up ver y distressed, lacerations to both hind legs and n/side black eye which required treatment 10-MAY-17 SANH jumped awkwardly. Held up for running from500m. Passing 200m when held up had to be checked disappointed for run. Held til100m. OUR VIDIA (NZ) Byron Cozamanis 08-MAR-17 BRAT rdr - no exp. vet-no abs 17- FEB-17MV bumped at the star t and as a result settled further back than anticipated. Held up approaching the home turn. Rider lost use of his off side rein near 100m. Race 4: BELUGA BLUE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 03-JUN-17 MRPK Had to be eased in the vicinity of the 1400 metres when OUR EXCHANGE shifted in. Raced keenly in the early and middle stages of event. 20-MAY-17 MO RPS low to begin. Raced keenly in the early and middle stages of event. In the vicinity 1400 metres shifted in. HAVE ANOTHER GLASS Sue Jaensch 20-MAY-17 MORP Jumped away awkwardly and shifted out. Had difficulty obtaining clear ground for a short distance at the entrance to the straight. VANDANCER (NZ) Michael Moroney 01-APR-17 RAND Rider stated t hat with the slow early pace elected to gofowa rd in the early stages but in rdr view failed to run out t he 2600m. A post ace vet exam revealed them are to have abrasions to both hind bumpers. VIOLENT SNOW Jason Warren 13-MAY-17 CAUL hampered at 900. NOELA’S CHOICE Darren Weir 27-MAY17 SANL Rider was of the opin- ion would be more suited on a track with give. STYLISH MISS Darren Weir 27-MAY-17 SANL Jumped away awkwardly 04MAY-17 WNBL Raced keenly in the early stages. DULVERTON Rober t Smerdon 03-JUN-17 M V Bounded in the air on jumping which unbalanced it’s r ider resulting in him losing his offside iron and becoming dislodged. SOHO RUBY Levi Kavanagh 06-MAY-17 FLEM Raced wide without cover for the major ity of the event. TRINITY HILL (NZ) Francis Finnegan 03-JUN-17 M V Slow to begin. CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL Melissa Wells 04JUN-17 BRAT r ider Lachlan King repor ted his mount did not handle the soft track conditions. 18-MAY-17 PAKS Commenced awkwardly, shifted in and made contact with t he l eft upr ight when l eaving the barr iers and as a result lost ground.
Race 5: RELDAS Rober t Smerdon 06-MAY-17 MORP Trainer was advised a war ning had been placed on t he gelding in relation to its barr ier manners. Held up for clear r unning from inside the 400m until approaching 200m. LORD DA VINCI Scott Brunton 22FEB-17 LAUN Laid i n under pressure i n the home straight. RUETTIGER (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 20-MAY-17 FLEM rider Daniel Stackhouse repor ted the gelding, which was first up from a spell, would benefit todays r un. A post race veter inar y examination failed to reveal any abnor mali- ties. 01-NOV-16 FLEM severely hampered at the star t when contacted. Approaching finishing line shifted in. MILITARY REIGN Darren Mcauliffe 10JUN-17 FLEM Rider stated his mount was slow to begin and fur ther not suited by the straight course. Vet repor ted no abnor malities and a swab sample was taken for analysis. WHISTLE BABY Mathew Eller ton & Simon Zahra 20MAY-17 FLEM checked shor tly after the star t when tightened for room. ONEROUS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 17DEC-16 RAND Questioned re r iding in ear ly par t of straight & as to whether an oppor tunity shift to inside of another r unner obtain clear r unning sooner, rdr stated mount travelled well into home straight &, as was following favour ite & of view gelding travelling well within itself, elected to follow r nr in hope r nr would quicken as anticipated. Added near 250m improved to outside, whereby commenced r ide along & made ground. Added reluctant to shift to inside as ground infer ior. CAMDUS (IRE) Darren Weir 03-JUN-17 M V Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. 13-MAY-17 MORP Inconvenienced near the 500m when awkward on heels. DEL PRADO Leon & Troy Corstens 03-JUN-17 M V Began awkwardly and lost ground. 17-SEP-16 CAUL slow to begin. **spell due to off fore suspensor y strain.