What the stewards said
Race 6: AZAZEL Tony McEvoy 11-FEB-17 CAUL raced three wide without cover. Became unbalanced at t he 250m when brushed on t hindquar ters. Laid inwards in the straight. BANDIPUR James Cummings 29-JUL-17 MORP Contacted near t he 900 metres and thereafter got its head up and raced ungenerously for a shor t distance. CAO CAO Mick Price 05-AUG-17 FLEM Bumped at t he star t. Overraced & got its head up in the early middle stages. LONE EAGLE Mick Price 10-JUN17 FLEM Lost ground when tightened for room near the 100m. Vet repor ted no abnormalities. MURAAQEB David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 05MAR-17 CANB Was obliged to travel wide throughout. OVERSHARE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 12AUG-17 RHIL Bumped on jumping.
Race 7: JUNGLE EDGE Mick Bell 05-AUG-17 RAND Rdr std his mount raced a little keenly, par ticular ly when another runner i mproved t o his outside in the ear ly stages. Added circumstanc- es, having regard to the fact that the Gelding was racing fresh today, he not over ly disappointed with the performance. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abnor malities. 10-JUN-17 DOOM When questioned regarding the disappointing perfor mance, jockey K. Forrester advised the horse did not appreciate fir m track today and, in his view, has come to the end of its preparation. A post race veter inar y examination failed to reveal any significant abnor malities. KEEN ARRAY David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 06-AUG-17 SANL Knuckled on jumping away. Rider repor ted his mount did not handle the heavy track conditions. A post race veter inar y examination failed to reveal any abnor malities. GENERAL TRUCE Tony Vasil 15-JUL-17 CAUL Raced four wide without cover. Got unbalanced when brushed on the hindquar ters approaching 300m. SUNDAY ESCAPE Andrew Murray 15JUL-17 CAUL Over-raced in the ear ly and middle stages. PRUSSIAN VIXEN Michael Mehegan 22-APR-17 CAUL R - maybe end of prep. Vet no abs. O’MALLEY Enver Jusufovic 06-MAY-17 FLEM Approaching the 800m was steadied when racing tight. EL DIVINO Darren Weir 25FEB-17 CAUL eased at the 300m when held up for clear r unning before then shifting out across heels. HEATHERLY Mathew Eller ton & Simon Zahra 18-MAR-17 RHIL Slow to begin. Hung out in the ear ly and middle stages. Raced wide without cover throughout the event. MISSROCK Robbie Laing 06-MAY17 MORP Raced keenly in the ear ly stages. LADY ESPRIT Ciaron Maher 17-FEB17 M V marginally slow to begin. Rider stated that from the 600m he was obliged to race three wide without cover, which detr imental the mare’s perfor mance as in his opinion she is better r idden with cover. Vet no abs. ONE MORE DAISY Wayne Francis & Glen Kent 15-JUL17 MRPK Shifted out shor tly after the star t and contacted IDATWO.
Race 8: ARTICUS ( FR) Darren Weir 20-MAY-17 DOOM Had t o check away from the heels of JESSY BELLE approaching the winning post on the first occasion. B. Avdulla repor ted at scale that horse failed to handle the track conditions today. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed that the horse had a small injur y to the off fore medial sesamoid. 06-MAY-17 FLEM On several occasions passing the 600m was bumped. Laid in under pressure in the home straight. BOOM TIME David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 22APR-17 RAND Rider stated the only explanation he could offer for the perfor mance was
horse did not appreciate racing Sydney way of going and added that making the tur n near the 1100m his mount got onto wrong leg and from that point commenced to lose ground. A post-race veter inar y examination did not reveal any abnor malities. 15-APR-17 CAUL shifted ground star t. DUKE OF BRUNSWICK Mick Price 06-AUG-17 SANL Passing the 200m had to be steadied when tightened for room. RAW IMPULSE (GB) Darren Weir 13-OCT-16 MOE Raced wide without cover throughout. Perf. Q’d R- may not have backed its r un on a fir m track at Flem. 2/10/16. Vet- no abs. 02-OCT-16 FLEM checked the star t to avoid Sofia Rosa. R-mount would be better suited on a track with more give. Vetslower than nor mal recover y. NOZOMI Lee & Anthony Freedman 05-AUG-17 FLEM Shor tly after the star t was momentar ily tightened. 05MAR-17 WANG Approaching 400m bumped and became unbalanced. MIHANY David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 05AUG-17 FLEM COT- to be r idden forward. Settled outside the leader. 15-JUL-17 CAUL COT: To be ridden with cover ; settled towards the rear of the field with cover. HARLOW GOLD (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 08APR-17 RAND A post race vet exam revealed the filly to be displaying a poor postrace recover y & thumps. Stable rep was advised a vet clearance must be produced pr ior to racing again. LORD VAN PERCY (GB) Darren Weir 17-FEB-17 M V overraced in the ear ly stages and after being caught wide was per mitted to str ide forward take up a position outside the lead. Continued to over-race in the ear ly and middle stages. HERE TO THERE (NZ) Ciaron Maher 19-AUG-17 CAUL R dropped his whip near the 200m. 05AUG-17 FLEM Raced wide without cover for majority. LORD DURANTE Simone Ferchie 08-JUL-17 FLEM Rider was of t he opinion it would be suited t o tracks with more give. Vet repor ted no abnor malities. 01-JUL-17 CAUL Slow to begin.
Race 9: RUETTIGER (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Daber nig 22-JUL-17 FLEM Rdr could offer no explanation for the disappointing perfor mance-post race vet exam failed to reveal any abnor malities-stable since repor ted gelding pulled up with no issues but would consider a change of gear. PIN YOUR HOPES (NZ) Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 25-APR17 FLEM Began awkwardly. R - no exp, beaten horse at the 700m. Vet - irregular hear t rhythm. 08-APR-17 MORP Shifted out on j umping away. A post-race veter inar y examination revealed no visible abnor malities. RED ALTO Brent Stanley 05-AUG17 FLEM Bumped at the star t. ROCKET TOMMY Gwenda Johnstone 12-AUG-17 FLEM Laid inwards throughout the race. Rider got whip caught near the 100m. Eased near the wining post. Vet repor ted a slower than nor mal recover y rate. 22-APR-17 CAUL Fractious in star ting stall. Vet - blood from one nostr il attr ibutable to trauma. OBERLAND Darren Weir 29-JUL17 CAUL held up for clear r unning for the major ity of the straight and went to the line not fully tested. A post race veter inar y examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. 11-FEB-17 DOOM Hampered when taken wider near the 300m. Lost a near fore plate in r unning. TADDEI TONDO Gerard Moloney 29APR-17 CAUL Raced wide & keenly throughout. 15
slow to begin. RUNSATI Br yan Maher 12AUG-17 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. 19-JUL-17 SANH began awkwardly. SOVEREIGN DUKE Nathan Hobson 13-AUG-17 BDGO Slow to begin.