MORPHETTVILLE PARKS: WHAT THE STEWARDS SAID
Race 1: TABBING Jon O’connor 14-OCT-17 MORP Saddle slipped forward shortly after the start. PHELPS GLORY Phillip Stokes 04-NOV-17 MRPK Jumped away awkwardly. 21OCT-17 Laid out in the straight. DEXTER YOU DEVIL Jackie Stoetzer 01-OCT-17 PT L Began awkwardly. BALWARRA GOLD Gary Searle 29OCT-17 GAWL Awkward to begin. SQ J. Holder regarding his options near the entrance to the straight when he elected to take a run to the inside of field when placed outside runners. R Ex that shortly after entrance to the straight he raced greenly and was reluctant. He added that, in addition, he was conscious of the fact the gelding likely to be taken wider by runners to its inside and for that reason he elected improve to the inside rather than make his run out wide. laboured at the entrance to straight after making the inside of runners horse finished of well. CANFORD Ryan Balfour 21-OCT-17 MRPK Post its off fore plate en route to the start and had to be re-plated. Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination passed fit to start. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 07-OCT-17 MRPK Began awkwardly, shifted out and contacted ALLAYEZ. Momentarily held up for clear running in the e\vicinity of the 400 metres. HORIZON WATCH Tom Jolly 27-OCT-17 PT L Jumped away awkwardly, shifted in onto PUZZLIST, which lost its position. Race 2: OPTIMIZE Richard Jolly 21-OCT-17 MRPK Laid out in the straight. 09-SEP-17 MORP Laid in throughout the event and near 300 metres shifted in contacted HADDA COUPLE. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. SHOW BENDER Lloyd Kennewell 01-NOV-17 SBYN In the vicinity of the 400 metres, when racing in restricted room to the inside of SUPER CRUNCH, rolled in onto GOLDEN CLASS, which was obliged to be checked. SET TO SPARKLE Tony McEvoy 07-OCT-17 MRPK Awkward begin. CONTAINMENT Marilyn Smith 27-SEP-17 BKVA Inclined to lay in under pressure in the straight. Race 3: IT AND A BIT Mick Huxtable 29-OCT-17 GAWL Inclined to lay in and rolled in approaching the 200 metres and momentarily inconvenienced PENNY FOR A POUND. KING’S PARDON Marilyn Smith 29OCT-17 GAWL Post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. PENNY FOR A POUND David Jolly 29-OCT-17 GAWL In the vicinity of the 500 metres shifted out in an attempt to obtain clear running into a tight run between USTINOVS FURY to its inside and EXCITES ZELADY outside. Attempted to shift EXCITES ZELADY but was unable to do so and as a consequence had be steadied when taken back in behind USTINOVS FURY. Thereafter approaching the 200 metres was inconvenienced and had to be steadied when in restricted room between IT AND A BIT, which rolled in and BATTLECAMP (NZ), shifted out. DANCES ON STARS (NZ) Grant Young 03-NOV-17 HSHM Began awkwardly 28-OCT-17 MORP Held up for clear running from inside the 500 metres until approaching 100 metres. Race 4: SANDHILL STAR Sam Turner 03-NOV-17 HSHM Raced three wide without cover in the early and middle stages. DANOULI John Hickmott 28-OCT-17 MORP Held up for clear running from in the vicinity of the 400 metres until entrance to straight. Thereafter had difficulty obtaining clear running for a short distance near the 200 metres. 14-OCT-17 MORP Held up for clear running for a short distance inside the 500 metres. TABLE OF WISDOM Tony McEvoy 28-OCT-17 MORP A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. FANTASTIC MAGIC Grant Kluske 28OCT-17 MORP Over-raced in the early stages and approaching 1800 metres became awkwardly placed on the heels of CAPTAIN DUFFY for a number strides. Thereafter continued to over-race for some distance and then inside the 100 metres was inconvenienced and was obliged to be steadied when crossed by SILENT WARRIOR, which shifted in. WARRIOR Stuart Gower 28-OCT-17 MORP Shifted in inside the 100 metres and crossed the running of FANTASTIC MAGIC. RED RAIDER Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 21-OCT17 MRPK Raced wide without cover throughout the event. CASINO EXIT Tom Jolly 27-OCT-17 PT L Jumped away awkwardly, shifted in and bumped BETTER THAN YOU THINK. Held up for clear running from approaching the 100 metres until the winning post and was untested to the line. Race 5: BEAU RIVAGE Gordon Richards 28-OCT-17 MORP Laid in, in the straight. 14-OCT-17 Began awkwardly, shifted in and contacted IM A PRINCESS. ANGELUCCI (NZ) Lloyd Kennewell 28-OCT-17 MORP Inclined to lay in, in the straight. Had its hindquarters turned when contacted by HASTA LA THOMAS approaching the 200 metres and became unbalanced. A post-race veterinary examination revealed minor lacerations to the off hind leg. First aid administered. 11-OCT-17 GAWL In the vicinity of the 1100 metres shifted in onto FUGITIVE, which was racing keenly and was obliged to be eased. RUPTURE Richard Jolly 01-NOV-17 SBYN Sprung its off fore plate en route to the barriers and required be re-shod. Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination was passed fit to start. Laid in under pressure in the straight and dipped on a number of occasions. Rider explained that gelding travelled well during the event; however, when rounding home turn dipped and from thereafter the gelding was reluctant to stretch out. He added RUPTURE also dipped on a number of occasions approaching the finish and was disappointing in todays event. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 11-OCT-17 GAWL Laid in under pressure in the straight. SIR CHARLESTON (NZ) Grant Young 01NOV-17 SBYN In vicinity of the 500 metres was inconvenienced when awkwardly placed on the heels of RORYS UNION, which was weakening, and was obliged to shift out. SAGANO Sam Burford 22-OCT-17 BORD Laid out under pressure in the home straight. 14-OCT-17 MTNG Race wide throughout. YOU ES MARSHAL John Macmillan 01-NOV-17 SBYN Held up for clear running from inside the 400 metres until approaching 100 metres. In the vicinity of 300 appeared to clip the heels of JUST WALLY and dipped. Shortly after was disappointed when attempting a tight run to the outside of JUST WALLY and inside MAK, bumped with that gelding on a number of occasions. A postrace veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 21-OCT-17 MRPK Contacted at the start. Race 6: WAR THUNDER John Cornell 28-OCT-17 MORP Taken in by DUCKWORTH near the 200 metres. Jon O’connor 28-OCT17 MORP Over-raced in the early stages of the event, shifted in near the 200 metres taking WAR THUNDER in. 07-JAN-17 MRPK Shifted in near the 700 meters. QUARCK Daniel Bowman 25-OCT-17 GEEL Raced keenly in the early stages. Rider stated mount hung out. Trainer stated horse may have choked down and he intends to experiment with a tongue tie. VICKI’S BOY Ken Sweeney 24-JUN-17 MORP Tightened shortly after the start. Rider explained that suffering interference shortly after the start he was placed at a disadvantage and unable to take up a position mid-field with cover as intended was obliged settle further back. INVISIBLE GIRL Lloyd Kennewell 28-OCT-17 MORP Inside the 100 metres shifted in and away from STREETCAR ILLUSION as that horse improved to its outside, onto ROSELLI STING and thereafter raced in restricted room between ROSELLI STING and STEETCAR ILLUSION. ENKI Gordon Richards 01-JUL-17 MORP Raced wide without cover in the early and middle stages of the event. Race 7: COSMIC LIGHTS Will Clarken 06-OCT-17 M V Slow to begin. Rider stated mount travelled well in the lead, however gave ground under pressure in home straight. Post race vet exam - OK. 17-SEP-17 GEEL Had difficulty obtaining clear running from 500m until passing 400m. FEDERAL COURT Lloyd Kennewell 28-OCT-17 MORP A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. 21-OCT-17 MRPK Awkward to begin. Shifted in approaching the 1100 metres and crossed the running of JAVA when insufficiently clear. Rider reminded of his obligations when shifting ground. SINGLE BARREL William Smart 25-OCT-17 BKVA Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination as it had not raced in the past 12 months and passed fit to race. 13-AUG-16 MRPK Approaching 600 metres became awkward inside the heels of another runner and was obliged to be steadied. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. STAGHORN John Hyam 21-OCT-17 MRPK Contacted at the start. MORCHOWIE MISS Peter Moody 29-OCT-17 GAWL Awkward to begin. Race 8: ROSELLI STING Gordon Richards 28-OCT-17 MORP Laid in, in the straight. 08-JUL-17 GAWL throughout in the straight. JUSTIFY THAT Peter Moody 29-OCT-17 Laid in, in the straight. 07-OCT-17 MRPK Awkward to begin. Shifted in, contacted ASHDAM and over-raced in the early stages of the event. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no visible abnormalities. CALL ME CURTIS Craig Curtis 21-OCT-17 MRPK Awkward to begin. 14-OCT17 MORP Raced keenly and wide without cover in the early stages of the event. AMERICAN STAR Mark Minervini 31-AUG-17 NTHM Fractious in the barriers prior to the start. ALASKAN JADE Darren Magro 21-OCT-17 MRPK Near the 1000 metres shifted in onto FASTBROOK (NZ) and had its hindquarters turned slightly as FASTBROOK (NZ) was taken out by WITH A BIT OF DASH. LUCKY WICK Wayne Francis & Glen Kent 29-OCT-17 GAWL Rider dislodged en route to the barriers. K. Crowther was examined by the First Care Medical Personnel and was passed fit to ride. Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination and passed fit to race. Awkward to begin. Hung out in the early stages of the event. ROWDY RICHARD Ken Sweeney 17-MAY-17 BKVA Approaching the 200 metres was inconvenienced when taken wider when SACRED DAYS shifted out.