CAULFIELD: WHAT THE STEWARDS SAID
Race 1: YULONG MONOCEROS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 08DEC-18 MORP On entering straight attempted run which was unable to take when gelding rolled in, resulting in altering course to outside of heels to obtain clear running. COSMIC RUBY John Sadler 01-DEC-18 Y VL Slow to begin. Raced wide and without cover throughout. DU WELL Robbie Griffiths 19-NOV18 MORN Shifted in abruptly at start. MISCHA Symon Wilde 22-DEC-18 FLEM Hung in throughout. 01-DEC-18 M V Bounded on jumping away and landed awkwardly, unbalancing rider filly and lost ground. Vet reported no abnormalities. VOGUE EMPRESS Darren Weir 20-AUG-18 SW H Post race vet check no abnormalities. Race 2: ARROCHAR Robbie Laing 27-DEC-18 MORN Hampered near the 200m 15-DEC-18 CRAN vetted on arrival on course. HOUSTON STREET (NZ) Gavin Bedggood 01-JUL-18 SALE For a short distance approaching and passing 300 metres was held up when unable to obtain a clear running 14-JUN-18 SALE Began awkwardly with its head up. SUNQUEST Steve Richards 05-DEC-18 ECHA Slow to begin. CAMILA LUCINDA David Brideoake 14-DEC-18 MOE Raced wide without cover. CASH FOR DIAMONDS John McArdle 26-AUG-18 CRAN Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. ENSUING Andrew Noblet 23-DEC-18 SALE Got head up leaving the barriers. Near the 400m momentarily inconvenienced when close to heels. CINCINNATI RED (NZ) Leon & Troy Corstens 22-DEC-18 FLEM Began awkwardly. Rider - elected to come back further than intended to gain cover. 05-DEC-18 SANH Steadied off heels near the 1100m. Hampered near the 1000m. OMOROSE Michelle Payne 26-DEC-18 CAUL Held up from the 300 metres and had to be steadied near the 150 metres when disappointed for a run between Oamaru and Sworn Evidence. SMURF CODY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 19-DEC-18 CAUL Led and overraced. 29-NOV-18 KYNE over-raced through the early and middle stages. Was held up rounding the home turn near the 400m. Lost its off hind plate in running. Race 3: MOOR WANTED Peter Chow 23-NOV-18 M V Raced wide without cover throughout. MOUNT HOREB George Osborne 29-NOV-18 KYNE commenced awkwardly. Raced wide without cover. Laid in under pressure in the straight. REDCORE Greg Eurell 26-DEC-18 CAUL Raced four wide without cover. TOUR DOWN UNDER Robert Kingston 19-NOV-18 MORN Had head turned as field was released & as a result began awkwardly. BOLD MISSILE Henry Dwyer 25-NOV-18 KILM Over raced early and middle stages hampered near the 800m,raced close to the heels of other runners over the concluding stages went to the line not fully tested. NORTON Pat Carey 23-NOV-18 M V Raced wide without cover throughout. MORE BRICKS Darren Weir 22-DEC-18 MORP Held up for clear running from entrance to the straight, as a result was obliged to shift out inside the 100m to obtain clear running. RR he had no luck in running entrance to straight and was unable to improve between runners inside 100m. Vet NVA. 23-NOV-18 M V Slow to begin (2L). Performed below market expectations. Rider stated after being slow to begin he put it into the race from the 500m before peaking on run over final stages. Post race vet exam - OK. Race 4: SHOKORA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 22-DEC-18 FLEM Raced 3 wide without cover. 01-DEC-18 M V Raced keenly in the middle stages. ANOTHER BULLSEYE Danny O’Brien 08-DEC-18 PAKM R- will benefit from first-up run. CELTIC LOVE Marc Conners 21-DEC-18 KENS Shifted out on jumping. Passing the 600m was hampered and shifted out when being steadied from heels. SUPRE Lee & Shannon Hope 22-DEC-18 FLEM Held up for a clear run the 400m until the 200m. ESPOSITO GOLD Robert Kingston 22DEC-18 FLEM Checked at 200m and tightened for room when weakening. MISS SKEPTICAL Matthew Brown 07DEC-18 M V Over raced in the middle stages. ZOOPHORIA Nigel Blackiston 23-DEC-18 SALE Laid under pressure in the straight. CRIMSON TEARS (JPN) Darren Weir 09-DEC-18 WERR Began awkwardly. VITANI Wendy Kelly 14DEC-18 M V Held up for clear running approaching and rounding the home turn and then again approaching the 100m before being steadied outwards to obtain clear running. Race 5: JUST HIFALUTIN Enver Jusufovic 20-JAN-18 FLEM Began awkwardly. FILL THE FLUTE Jamie Edwards 01-DEC-18 M V Lost its near fore plate in running. QUEEN ANNABEL Rebecca Kelly 15-DEC-18 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. Held up from the 400m til the 50m. MISS NORWAY John Sadler 12-DEC-18 SANH Successufully lodged an objection against the winner. Was steadied away from heels near the 600m. Bumped passing 300m and taken wider on the course. Passing 100m was bumped and taken out off its course. GWENNETH Mitchell Beer 22-DEC-18 FLEM Began awkwardly. 01DEC-18 RHIL Was slow to begin & then was crowded shortly after the start between runners. Raced wide and without cover throughout. NODOUBTABOUTIT Phillip Stokes 08-DEC-18 PAKM R- may have come to end of prep. TR- will have a freshen up. 23-NOV-18 M V Performed below market expectations. Rider stated mount was held up from 400m until 200m, however after gaining clear run did not finish race off as expected. Post race vet exam - OK. OUR GLADIATOR Jerome Hunter 29-DEC-18 M V Began awkwardly. 19-DEC-18 CAUL Tightened for room shortly after the start. ADALITA Grahame Begg 28-AUG-18 PAKS Slow to begin. Over concluding stages awkwardly placed close to the heels of Aristobeaux. 14-AUG-18 GEES Slow to begin. R dropped whip passing 200m. R- no expl. for siappointing perf. Vets- abs. Race 6: SILENTZ Darren Weir 26DEC-18 CAUL Steadied near the 300 metres to avoid the heels of The Passage (Stephen Baster), which shifted out. S Baster was advised to exercise more care. MURPHY’S DELIGHT (IRE) Eric Musgrove 15-APR-18 PAKS Jumped 1st and 3rd hurdle awkwardly. Made contact with 7th hurdle. Rider could offer no reason for disappointing performance. Post race vet exam - OK. NOTIO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 01-DEC-18 RHIL For some dist early stgs raced tight to inside of another rnr. Had to be steadied near 1000m. When qst re riding early stgs & if opport to hold pos close behind another rnr which would have prev fm shifting in, rdr std was mindful mount had tendency to overrace & for this reason was reluctant allow to impr as concerned it would become awk on heels, therefore elected to come back & follow that rnr to prevent his mount fm overracing. Further std raced keenly in mid stgs & this was principal reason for it not finishing race off. P/R vet rev no abs. BLACK SAIL (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 26-DEC-18 CAUL Over raced in the early and middle stages. Held up from 400 metres before shifting out to gain clear running passing the 300 metres. FASTNET LATINA (IRE) Archie Alexander 08-DEC-18 PAKM Slow to begin. Vets- lame NF. PRIMA (NZ) Lee & Shannon Hope 15-DEC-18 FLEM Raced wide throughout. 25-NOV-18 KILM wide. MISSION HILL Joseph Waldron 16-DEC-18 BDGO Brushed and taken out off its course rounding the home turn. 07-APR-18 RAND Near 1800m was racing keenly, was checked away from heels & ran out. When being corrected by its rdr, shifted in, as it was cont to be restrained, struck heels. Near the 2000m shifted out. Race 7: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE (NZ) Darren Weir 22-DEC-18 MORP Vet NVA. 08-DEC-18 PAKM Laid in under pressure in the straight. BALCAZAR Lee & Shannon Hope 15-DEC-18 FLEM Slightly slow to begin and hampered shortly after. KILMACURRAGH (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 08-DEC-18 RHIL Stwds permitted rdr to ride the gelding 1kg over its allotted weight of 53kg. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be slow to recover. CREEDENCE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 22-DEC-18 FLEM Held up for clear running from the 400m until the 250m. 08-DEC-18 PAKM Slow to begin. Shifted in abruptly near 50m before being straightened. TEA FOR CHOUX (NZ) Greg Eurell 22-DEC-18 FLEM COT to be ridden midfield. Settled back with cover. NOTHIN’ LEICA HIGH Robbie Griffiths 15-DEC-18 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. STORMY SHORE Ken Fythe 29DEC-18 M V Reared at start and struck its head on the barriers. Was eased out of race by rider shortly after start as he felt something was amiss. Post race vet exam - OK. 21-DEC-18 M V Reared on jumping and lost ground. Over raced early. Race 8: WEATHER WITH YOU Joseph Waldron 07-APR-18 RAND Near the 2100m had to be steadied to avoid heels. 31-MAR-18 RHIL Slow to begin. MR GUSTAVO (NZ) Kevin Corstens 01-DEC-18 MRPK tightened over the concluding stages and raced in restricted room 26-OCT-18 M V COT More forward. Settled midfield. KACHING Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 11-AUG-18 FLEM apprentice Liam Riordan stated his mount did not run out a strong 2000m. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. KALASHANI LAD Terry Walsh 22-DEC-18 FLEM Held up for clear running from the 300m and near the 150m was steadied when tightened room. 08-DEC-18 PAKM Began awkwardly, then got its head up when being steadied to take a position closer to the rail. VELLASTAR Danny O’Brien 13-DEC18 WNBL Restrained early. 24-NOV-18 BRAT Commenced awkwardly. Raced greenly home straight. RED CHOUX’S (NZ) Darren Weir 25-AUG-18 M V Slow to begin. App. 1200m steadied to avoid heels. Wide without cover & overraced early & middle stages before gaining cover at 800m. Four wide without from 500m. R- under pressure from 600m. Vets- no abs. SABOTAGE (NZ) Symon Wilde 14-DEC-18 M V Slow to begin. HARBOUR GREY (NZ) Stephen Brown 14-DEC-18 M V Slow to begin and then hampered. PORTMAN Danny O’Brien 10-NOV-18 GEEL Raced three wide before shifting in and obtaining cover near the 800m. Rider reported his mount was disappointing. HUSSY’S GLOW Patrick Payne 14-DEC-18 M V Began awkwardly. JESTA DREAMA Wendy Kelly 22-DEC-18 FLEM Began awkwardly. 08-DEC-18 PAKM Three wide without cover. TROGIR Phillip Stokes 19-DEC-18 CAUL Raced wide in the early stage before settling outside leader. Race 9: GLENROWAN PRINCE Kym Hann 08-DEC-18 PAKM Began awkwardly. 11-NOV-18 ARAT Raced wide without cover for the majority of the event. Rider reported this was detrimental to its performance. Post race Vet exam revealed no obvious abnormalities. BASSETT (NZ) Mick Price 24-NOV18 BRAT Performance queried. R: Mount not suited soft track conditions. BARTHELONA Michael Moroney 11-AUG-18 FLEM Slow to jump then checked 28JUL-18 CAUL Held up for clear running until nearing the 100m. Rdr returned to scale 1kg overweight. TOP ME UP Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 15-DEC-18 FLEM Commenced awkwardly. 14-JUL18 CAUL when weakening, had to be steadied to avoid heels. DEMOLITION James Cummings 22-DEC-18 FLEM Began awkwardly. SHERIFF JOHN STONE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 10-NOV18 FLEM Hampered near the 400,. STREETS OF AVALON Shane Nichols 01-SEP-18 RAND Rdr reported mount was able to dictate terms at a genuine tempo & leaving the 600m he endeavoured ride mount along to increase making h/t mount became unbalanced & in str, when placed under pressure, he felt his mount was still somewhat unbalanced & failed to resp to his riding. Added racing in a clockwise direction on 1st occasion was only expl he could offer for disap perf. Post race vet rev no abs. Trn advised geld pleased stable leading into race & agreed with expl of rdr. Trn since reported was satisfied with post race cond & intention is to cont its prep in Vic. ENIGMAN Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 27AUG-18 ECHA Raced in restricted room 600m. EXCELTARA Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 01-DEC-18 M V Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. TOY BOY Greg Eurell 08-DEC-18 PAKM Three wide without cover throughout. COLUMBIA Will Clarken 29-DEC18 MORP Held up for clear running in early part of straight. BELWAZI Jerome Hunter 21-DEC-18 M V Bumped at the start. Raced 5 wide for the majority. 01DEC-18 M V Vetted pre race after being fractious in the barriers. Bumped shortly after the start. Raced wide throughout.