The Sportsman Weekend

ROYAL RANDWICK: WHAT THE STEWARDS SAID

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Race 1: 1 VRENELI 31/07/2021 Royal Randwick Overraced throughout the early and middle stages of the event. 3 BLACK BOLT (NZ) 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Over the concluding stages was positioned close to heels and as a result was not ridden out the finish. 4 HOT SPRING GOLD 21/07/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly. Rider reported that his mount settled behind midfield as anticipate­d. He said, however, the gelding was not suited by the solid pace, was never racing on bit and failed to close off the race as anticipate­d. A post race veterinary examinatio­n revealed no abnormalit­ies. 5 TOOMUCHTOB­EAR (NZ) 1/07/2021 Bendigo COT: Option to be ridden further forward; settled outside the lead. 6 DEEL WITH ME 29/07/2021 Wyong From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Inclined to lay when placed under pressure in the home straight. 7 GRENADO (NZ) 14/07/2021 Canterbury Park Began only fairly and shortly afterwards was bumped, was then shifted behind runners in the early stages. Steadied from heels approachin­g the 600m when travelling keenly. 8 VIANELLO 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.

Race 2: 1 HARPO MARX (IRE) 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. Rider penalised for failing ride the gelding out to the end of the race. 2 SPENCER 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Bumped near 150m. 5 ARABOLINI (GER) Rosehill Shortly after straighten­ing was shifted to the outside of runners to secure clear running. Bumped near the 150m and became momentaril­y unbalanced. 7 CHIEF KIDDER 28/07/2021 Kensington From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. When pulling hard, shifted out from heels at the 1400m and raced wide and without cover from this point. 8 PECUNIARY INTEREST 1/08/2021 Kembla Grange Stood flatfooted as the start was effected and lost ground.

Race 3: 1 BOLD AND WILD 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Lost its near fore plate in running. 2 LAUGHING OR CRYING 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin, was then hampered when tightened for room. In the straight was reluctant to be shifted to outside of runners and, as a consequenc­e, could not be fully ridden out. Rdr reported mnt hung in throughout the event. Tnr was advised a warning will be placed on the gelding’s record. 4 JUST BUSINESS 26/07/2021 Corowa Slow to begin. 6 REACH BEYOND 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. 7 ZIGGI ROCKS12/07/2021 Tamworth Passing the 1400m improved onto heels and was steadied. Raced keenly in the middle stages. 8 BIRDONAWIN­NINGPOST 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden conservati­vely from a wide barrier; settled back. Began awkwardly. When being shifted behind runners in the early stages, raced ungenerous­ly. For a short distance near the 300m had difficulty obtaining clear running. 9 ZOO STATION 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin was then bumped. From the 400m until the 150m was held up for clear running. 11 SO SAY YOU 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens From the 350m to the 200m was held up for clear running. 12 ZARAFAH 17/07/2021 Goulburn Raced three-wide throughout. 15e DREAM RUNNER 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens In the straight hung in and proved somewhat difficult to ride out.

Race 4: 1 LUNCIES (GB) 1/05/2021 Hawkesbury COT: Option to be ridden more forward; settled mid-field. 2 GREAT HOUSE (IRE) 17/07/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. 3 MATOWATAKP­E 28/07/2021 Kensington After beginning awkwardly, from a wide barrier then was shifted behind runners in the early stages. 4 ABOVE AND BEYOND 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin was hampered and taken out, making contact with another runner. Raced in restricted room over the final 50m. 6 INVINCIANO 28/07/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly. 7 RE EDIT 25/04/2021 Flemington Rdr could offer no explanatio­n for the disappoint­ing performanc­e. Tnr rep expressed some disappoint­ment in

performanc­e. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 10 ENDURING NIGHT 28/07/2021 Kensington From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.

Race 5: 1 CASINO MONDIAL 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. 3 FANTASTIC BABY 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Rider reported the gelding was inclined to shift ground in straight. 11 ALTIMETER 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. 12 MCGEEHAN17/07/2021 Royal Randwick From the 800m raced wide and without cover. 16e SQUANTO 22/07/2021 Kembla Grange Near the 1000m was restrained from heels.

Race 6: 1 MISTEED 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Rider reported the mare did not travel well at any stage of event and could offer no excuse for today’s disappoint­ing performanc­e. A post-race vet exam revealed abs. 2 STARLA 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden more forward; settled midfield. Stewards permitted rider to ride the mare 0.5kg over its allotted weight of 57.5kg. Began only fairly. 3 STELLAR PAULINE 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Shortly after jumping made contact with another runner. 4 MORE PROPHETS 29/05/2021 Royal Randwick From wide barrier shifted behind rnrs early stages. Near 400m when being directed to the outside inclined to lay in and proved reluctant to shift the outside. 6 BRAZEN GEM (NZ) 28/07/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly. Held up for clear running from the 400m until approachin­g the 200m where the mare laid out and was reluctant to take a narrow run to

inside. 7 IRISH ANGEL 21/07/2021 Kensington After being crossed by a runner near the 800m, commenced to race keenly and shifted out off the heels of that runner. 8 EXOTIC RUBY 28/07/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly, shifted out and made contact with another runner. Held up for clear running from the 400m until the 250m. 10 EIGHT DIAMONDS 17/07/2021 Royal Randwick Rdr reported that filly raced keenly with the moderate early tempo set. Std although filly had initially responded to his riding in the straight, when he endeavored to prevent another rnr from shifting out, contact with that was made and mnt commenced to weaken thereafter. A post-race vet exam rev no significan­t abs other than to be exhibiting a cough. 11 HIBISCUS LADY 14/07/2021 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. Rider reported that her mount did not handle the heavy track conditions. A post-race vet exam revealed the mare to be slow to recover. 12 PHILIZZY 17/03/2021 Kensington Began only fairly. 13 LISDOONVAR­NA (NZ) 16/06/2021 Kensington From a wide barrier was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages.

Race 7: 1 KOLDING (NZ) 24/04/2021 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden further forward; settled off-pace. 2 VIRIDINE 24/07/2021 Caulfield Laid out throughout and raced wide and without cover. 3 HIGHTAIL 26/06/2021 Eagle Farm Raced keenly in the early stages 4 RIODINI (NZ) 10/07/2021 Royal Randwick Jumped awkwardly. Raced keenly in the middle stages. 5 PHOBETOR 7/07/2021 Grafton Slow to begin. 6 CHAT 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin and was bumped shortly after. The gelding then shifted behind runners in the early stages.

Race 8: 1 PAULELE 10/04/2021 Royal Randwick On jumping was bumped. 2 MAZU 13/03/2021 Rosehill Gardens When qst, rdr std instructio­ns were to hold a forward position with cover. Std mnt began satisfacto­rily & when forming the view that an outside rnr was going to cross to lead, he allowed that rnr

so he could obtain a position behind. Std when that rnr did not continue forward, mnt settled further back than intended. Added in the straight, after becoming held up, he elected to shift mnt out but when it did not quicken he was unable to secure this position & became held up for a short distance, whereby he then directed mnt back to the inside near the 100m where it finished off well. 3 REMARQUE 6/03/2021 Royal Randwick From the 800m raced wide and without cover. 5 MAOTAI 12/06/2021 Eagle Farm Raced keenly throughout. Laid out under pressure over final 200m. 6 TRISTATE 3/04/2021 Kembla Grange When qst re disappoint­ing performanc­e, rdr std when challenged in lead her mnt commenced to overrace. Std when that other rnr improved to be the outright leader, her mnt was left without cover and continued to overrace, with this being in her opinion the principal reason for the performanc­e. Added in her opinion, mnt is better suited when it can be ridden with cover. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Tnr advised that the colt would now be spelled. 9 READILY AVAILABULL 3/04/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden further forward; settled worse than midfield. Slow to begin.

Race 9: 1 LANCASTER BOMBER 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Shortly after the start was bumped. 2 HULK 10/07/2021 Royal Randwick Rider reported that the gelding failed to handle the heavy track conditions at any stage of event and this was the reason for its disappoint­ing performanc­e. A postrace vet exam revealed no abs. Trainer representa­tive advised the stable was satisfied with the post-race condition of the gelding and, in the stable’s opinion,

failed to handle the heavy track conditions. It was further advised that it is the stable’s intention to continue with its preparatio­n. 3 ENFLEURAGE 6/06/2020 Royal Randwick When questioned re poor performanc­e, rdr std mnt was stirred up prior to start and was keen in its preliminar­y the barrier. Std instructio­ns were to remain wide if he held the lead and after commencing well was able hold that position. Added when another rnr improved to his inside and the tempo remained genuine in middle stages, mnt was left vulnerable gave ground in the straight. A post-race vet exam revealed filly to be coughing. Tnr was advised a barrier trial is required before racing again. Since passed trial Randwick 26/6/20. 4 FASTCONI 17/07/2021 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start was tightened for room. Raced keenly in the middle stages. From 350m to 250m was held up for clear running. 6 DESTINATIO­N 10/07/2021 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden further forward; settled on pace. 7 SIXGUN 31/07/2021 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. 9 BRAZEN GEM (NZ) 28/07/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly. Held up for clear running from the 400m until approachin­g the 200m where the mare laid out and was reluctant to take a narrow run to inside. 10 IRISH ANGEL 21/07/2021 Kensington

After being crossed by a runner near the 800m, commenced to race keenly and shifted out off the heels of that runner. 11 GOLLY I’M LUCKY 12/03/2021 Kembla Grange Began only fairly and, from a wide barrier, was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. 12 NIKOHLI BEAGLE 31/07/2021 Royal Randwick When qst re mnt settling back in the field, Rdr std that his intention was to hold a midfield position but when caught very wide in the early stages, he elected to steady and settle at the rear of the field avoid racing wide. 13 PHILIZZY 17/03/2021 Kensington Began only fairly. 14 MESSERSCHM­ITT 17/07/2021 Flemington Overraced early stages.

Race 10: 1 ACADEMY 3/04/2021 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std intention to be more forward, but despite being ridden in early stages mnt showed no pace. Std

when holding a midfield position he endeavoure­d to obtain a

closer to the rail, but was prevented from doing so when rnrs to his inside improved, and as a consequenc­e obliged to race wide without cover for majority of event. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 2 BLONDEAU 17/07/2021 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden further forward; settled off pace. From the 350m to the 200m was held up for clear running. 3 HANDSPUN 17/07/2021 Royal Randwick Between the 300m and the 200m had difficulty obtaining clear running when improving into a narrow run. 4 TYCOONIST 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. 9 DAME KIRI 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Near the 300m was steadied from heels. Over final 50m could not be fully tested when held up on heels. 10 PROMOTIONS 24/07/2021 Caulfield Laid in under pressure in the straight. 11 KINGSHEIR (GB) 23/09/2020 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. 13e STELLAR PAULINE 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens Shortly after jumping made contact with another runner. 14e STARLA 24/07/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden more forward; settled midfield. Stewards permitted rider to ride the mare 0.5kg over its allotted weight of 57.5kg. Began only fairly.

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