ROSE HILL: WHAT THE STEWARDS SAID
Race 1: 1 GONE WEST 15/10/2017 Tamworth Began awkwardly and almost dislodged its rider. 2 CATANZARO 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier steadied & shifted in behind runners shortly after start. Near the 250m had to be steadied when crowded. 5 STUNTS 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start was crowded for room. 6 TACTICAL FORMATION 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and shifted out. Rider stated his mount, having its first start today, was inclined to race greenly & in the straight initially laid out . Added colt may not have been entirely comfortable on today’s wet surface. Post-race vet exam no abs. Race 2: 1 MARSUPIAL 4/10/2017 Canterbury Park Bumped with another runner on jumping. When qst, rdr advised after beginning well, endeavoured to obt a pos behind another rnr shortly after start, however after that improved quickly to his inside & when his mount commenced pull hard, was unable to restrain & obtain that position & consequently was left racing wide without cover whereby mount continued to race keenly throughout the early and middle stages. 3 SPARKY LAD 7/10/2017 Royal Randwick Buffeted on j umping. App the 1000m was taken wider. 4 GO DADDY GO 19/10/2017 Kembla Grange A post-race vet exam rev no abs. 5 KANDY 21/10/2017 Newcastle Rider momentarily lost the use of his nearside rein near the 300m. 6 EQUAL BALANCE 14/10/2017 Kembla Grange Bumped on jumping. Laid out and shifted out under pressure in the straight. 9 CAN PART Y 14/10/2017 Kembla Grange Passing the 800m had to be steadied from heels. Was then shifted out & allowed to stride forward by its rider and raced wide without cover for the remainder of the event. Race 3: 3 NOBLE JOEY 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Raced keenly in the middle stages. Rounding the home turn was inclined to lay out when racing tight. When qst, rdr std in his view gelding is a better horse when being able to control the speed in front & would derive fitness benefit from run. Post-race vet exam no abs. 4 PICK ME UP 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Leaving the 600m had to be steadied. In early part of the straight was held up for clear running. After being ridden along from 250m, then shifted to the inside of another runner to secure clear running. 5 POMELO 27/09/2017 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin and then took some time to muster speed. A post race vet exam of mare, which travelled wide and without cover throughout, revealed no abs. 7 OZARK 28/10/2017 Royal Randwick In the early part of the straight attempted a narrow run to inside but had to be steadied when momentarily crowded near the 300m. Race 4: 1 EMBLEY 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs. 3 NEW TIPPERARY 28/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 4 PRINCE CHERI (FR) 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier steadied and shifted in behind runners shor tly af ter the star t . Race 5: 3 I AM CAPITAN 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Overraced in the middle stages and had to restrained off heels. 4 UNDAOAF 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Bounded on jumping, got its head up & l ost ground (2L). Making the home turn, when inclined to race keenly, had to be checked away from heels. Over the final 100m l aid out under pressure, resulting in rider having to ride his mount out hands & heels the finish. 7 EQUAL BALANCE 14/10/2017 Kembla Grange Bumped on j umping. Laid out and shifted out under pressure in the straight. 8 WHIRLWIND ASCENT 21/10/2017 Narromine Overraced the early and middle stages. When questioned, rider stated his mount travelled well throughout the event though in his opinion it may have not been comfortable racing to inside of horses. Post-race vet exam did not reveal any significant abs. 11 JEMILY 20/10/2017 Taree Began awkwardly. 12 ARRONDISSEMENT 18/10/2017 Canterbury Park A post race vet exam revealed mare to have lost its near fore plate during the running of the race. 13 AT TAINMENT 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick On two occasions near 600m made contact with the running rail & became unbalanced. 15 HARVEST DREAM 20/10/2017 Canberra Knuckled on jumping. Raced wide throughout. 16 PENNY SHARES 20/10/2017 Canberra Held up making the home turn. Race 6: 1 MORTAR PLATOON (IRE) 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Laid out under pressure in the straight. 3 IMPAVIDO From a wide barrier was shifted in across behind runners & unable to obtain cover until after the 800m. Raced wide without cover in middle stages. 5 COGLIERE 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Near 600m struck the running rail and became unbalanced. 6 SCREAMARR 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Pre-race vet exam of the gelding, which struck the rail in enclosure, passed it suitable to start. 8 ZAMEX 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Near 600m when te mpo steadied was bumped heavily and had be checked. 9 LORD KINGSLEY 26/10/2017 Hawkesbury Rdr advised, mount trav well at rear of field as expected, but could offer no excuse for its failure to finish the race off in the straight. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Race 7: 1 MAGIC ALIBI 23/09/2017 Rosehill Gardens When questioned regarding racing in a more forward position, rdr stated that whilst anticipated being handy on the mare, when it commenced well today took the option of allowing the horse to stride forward which resulted in it racing more prominently than he had anticipated given the moderate early tempo. 2 IN TIMES OF WAR 18/10/2017 Canterbury Park Began awk- wardly & shifted in. Was held up for clear running then disappointed a run to the inside of another runner on straightening. Was held up for some distance on the back of that rnr until approaching 100m whereby mount closed its race off well. 7 LEAMI ASTRAY 2/10/2017 Warwick Farm Shortly after the start was crowded for room. Approaching the 150m had to be checked when disappointed for running. A postrace veterinary examination of the mare did not reveal any abnormalities. 9 BONNE CHEVAL 13/10/2017 Coffs Harbour Blundered passing the 600m. Unable to improve rounding home turn when held up on heels. Shortly after straightening became held up on heels and was unable to improve until shifting out passing the 300m. Race 8: 3 I NVINZABEEL 7/10/2017 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier steadied & shifted in behind runners shortly after start. For some distance app 200m raced i n restricted room. Post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. 4 GRUNDERZEIT 30/09/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover throughout. 7 PETROSSIAN 21/10/2017 Royal Began awkwardly & was then bumped. Raced keenly in the middle stages. 8 CRAFT Y COP 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 9 ZUMBELINA 28/10/2017 Royal Randwick A short distance after the start made contact with another runner. 10 MAGIC ALIBI 23/09/2017 Rosehill Gardens When questioned regarding racing in a more forward position, rdr stated that whilst anticipated being handy on the mare, when it commenced well today took the option of allowing the horse to stride forward which resulted in it racing more prominently than he had anticipated given the moderate early tempo. 11 MY COUNTRY 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover in the early stages. Race 9: 1 CRAFT Y COP 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 3 NEW UNIVERSE (NZ) 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick After arriving behind the barriers was required to be resaddled. Proved difficult to resaddle when it became fractious. Slow begin. Overraced in early stages & refused to settle. Near 800m was steadied away from heels. Raced wide without cover in the early & middle stages. 4 TUDOR 28/10/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover throughout. 5 ASTARA (NZ) 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Raced wide without cover in the early & middle stages & near the 800m was hampered when taken wider. 6 WAYANKA 28/10/2017 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier steadied & shifted in behind runners shortly after start. 11 GALAXY WARRIOR 14/10/2017 Royal Randwick Bumped on jumping. 13 SIREN’S FURY 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Got its head up For some distance near the 150m had to be steadied away from heels when that runner commenced to give ground. Was then shifted to the outside to obtain clear running at 75m.