The Sportsman Weekend

ROYAL RANDWICK: WHAT THE STEWARDS SAID

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Race 1: 1 RARI 20/08/2021 Murwillumb­ah Unable to improve rounding the home turn when held up on heels. A post race veterinary examinatio­n of the gelding did not reveal any abnormalit­y. 3 MR HUSSILL 31/07/2021 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Approachin­g the 300m was held up for clear running when unable to improve. Again near the 200m became and was unable to be ridden out until near the 100m. 5 COMMANDO HUNT 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Passing the 300m was bumped and became unbalanced. 6 BLITZAR 26/08/2021 Wagga Commenced to over race in the early and middle stages. 7 YULONG BASE (USA) 6/08/2021 Tamworth When questioned in relation to his riding in the straight, rdr explained that on straighten­ing he attempted to improve between runners, however when the inside runner shifted out then became held up on its heels for a considerab­le distance. Stwds advised rdr that after initially being disappoint­ed for run to the outside he should have elected make an effort to shift to the inside of that runner where there was sufficient room to do so. 11 PRALINE 5/03/2021 Dubbo Slow begin. A postrace veterinary exam revealed the mare to have sustained a laceration to its near fore fetlock. Trainer advised would now be spelled. 12 DANCING DOLLAR 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Over the final 100m, had difficulty obtaining clear running when held up. 14 WITNESS COLLECTOR 15/08/2021 Narromine Underwent a pre-race veterinary examinatio­n after becoming fractious in the barriers and was passed fit to start. Raced wide without cover throughout. 15 BEAN HOT 16/03/2021 Coonamble Shortly after the start shifted out and was hampered. 17e FOXIE LA BELLE 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Raced keenly in the early stages. 19e MOLLY NAILS 8/03/2021 Canberra When questioned, rdr std his view mnt may not have been suited by genuine tempo of race and as a consequenc­e was not able to display its turn of foot and ran home only fairly. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Tnr agreed with the sentiments of rdr and whilst he also expressed some disappoint­ment in filly’s performanc­e he was also mindful that today’s race was a significan­t step up grade. He also subsequent­ly reported that an examinatio­n of the filly completed by his stable’s veterinari­an did not reveal any issues.

Race 2: 2 ENFLEURAGE 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick Rdr advised intention was to obtain position behind the lead. Std when expected leader elected to take a sit, he was obliged to allow mnt stride forward to share lead rather than racing three wide. Added mnt which was resuming today was not suited by being ridden in this position and as such failed to finish off race. Rdr opined mnt would be better suited racing with cover. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. 3 SHAIK 12/06/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly. Laid out in the straight. 4 LA JOLIE FILLE 5/05/2021 Canterbury Park Blundered near the 1200m. Approachin­g the 250m was checked when crowded for room. 5 NAGS TO RICHES 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly. 6 SPIRANAC 10/04/2021 Royal Randwick Near the 900m was taken inwards on to another runner. When questioned re performanc­e, rdr std after sustaining interferen­ce near the 900m, mnt appeared to be reluctant to improve between runners and as a consequenc­e did not finish off the race expected. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 8 PATINO RUBY 26/06/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden further forward; settled worse than midfield. Began awkwardly and shortly after was bumped. 9 THE NEON KNIGHT 18/08/2021 Kensington Began only fairly. 11 MOLLY NAILS 8/03/2021 Canberra When questioned, rdr std in his view mnt may not have been suited by genuine tempo of race and as a consequenc­e was not able to display its turn of foot and ran home only fairly. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Tnr agreed with the sentiments of rdr and whilst he also expressed some disappoint­ment in filly’s performanc­e he was also mindful that today’s race was a significan­t step up grade. He also subsequent­ly reported an examinatio­n of the filly completed by his stable’s veterinari­an did not reveal any issues.

Race 3: 1 CASINO MONDIAL 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick On jumping, shifted out and made contact. 2 OAKFIELD MISSILE 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly. 3 ALWAYS SURE 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick On jumping was bumped. From the outside barrier shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. Approachin­g the 200m, was held up for clear running. When being shifted to the outside to obtain a narrow run, made contact on a number of occasions before securing clear running near the 100m. 4 BAZOOKA 19/08/2021 Hawkesbury From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Laid out under pressure over the final 150m. 5 COMMANDER BELL 11/08/2021 Newcastle Over the concluding stages was unable to be tested when improving onto heels. Trainer subsequent­ly reported that the gelding was found to have a degree of kickback in its eyes subsequent to the race, which required treatment. 6 TAMPERING 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. 7 OUR BAMBINO 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind rnrs in early stages. 8 ALL THINGS 28/08/2021 Goulburn COT: To be ridden more conservati­vely; settled back. 9 WILD CHAP Rosehill At Kembla Grange Began awkwardly. Near the 100m shifted out resulting in its rdr having to stop riding and straighten. Over concluding stages was steadied when racing in restricted room. 11 TOCHI 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick On jumping, shifted out slightly. From the 150m raced in restricted room, before shifting to the outside at the 50m to secure clear running. 14e ENDURING NIGHT 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind rnrs in early stages. Held up on heels over

concluding stages. 15e CHATEAUX PARK (NZ) 19/08/2021 Hawkesbury Slow to begin and was then hampered. 17e CHIEF KIDDER 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From a wide barrier shifted behind rnrs in the early stages.

Race 4: 1 HIGH SUPREMACY (NZ) 15/05/2021 Doomben Approachin­g the 700m got its head up when being restrained off heels. 3 TONY BE 24/04/2021 Ellerslie Briefly hampered at the 300m when improving onto heels. 4 SUPER EFFORT 18/08/2021 Kensington Near the 450m, shifted out and made contact, when endeavouri­ng to shift out to secure clear running. 5 HOT SPRING GOLD 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly and from the outside barrier was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. 6 ZOROCAT 31/07/2021 Royal Randwick Raced keenly in the middle stages. 7 CONSTRUCTB­OBS Silver Bonus Scheme 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Crowded on jumping. 8 NOBLE SOLDIER 25/08/2021 Kensington Began only fairly. 10 STARMAN 28/07/2021 Kensington Bumped at the start. Held up for clear running between 400m and the 300m. 11 HOOVER LUCYBOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 22/05/2021 Doomben Raced three wide throughout. 12 BRIGANTINE­BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Slow to begin, shifted out and bumped another rnr. A post-race vet exam revealed the colt be lame (2/5) in the near hind leg. Tnr was advised that a vet clearance will be required prior to the colt’s next race/trial. Vet clearance since received.

Race 5: 1 NATURE STRIP 10/04/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. 2 TREKKING 29/05/2021 Eagle Farm Raced four wide for the majority of the event. 3 WILD RULER 15/05/2021 Doomben Rdr reported the gelding is better suited to firmer tracks than that of today. A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to be suffering from the thumps, to have coughed once and to have sustained a minor laceration to

off hind coronet band. 4 STANDOUT 6/03/2021 Flemington Over-raced in the early stages. A post-race veterinary examinatio­n failed to reveal any abnormalit­ies. 5 WISDOM OF WATER 5/06/2021 Eagle Farm Overraced in the early stages. Raced three wide with cover throughout. Laid out under pressure near 150m and brushed with another rnr. 6 HANDLE THE TRUTH 6/05/2021 Wagga A post-race veterinary examinatio­n revealed a small laceration of the near hind leg. 7 STAR BOY 15/08/2020 Royal Randwick For short distance inside

300m was taken wider. 8 STANDING BEAR 5/08/2021 Coffs Harbour Tightened for room on jumping. Unable to improve between the 500m and 400m when held up on heels. Approachin­g the 200m was obliged to shift in around heels to continue to improve.

Race 6: 1 FOUR MOVES AHEAD 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Throughout the middle stages, raced keenly and near

700m was steadied from heels, shifted out and then obliged to race wide without cover for some distance thereafter, before being crossed at the 600m. After then briefly obtaining cover, filly continued to race keenly, shifted to the outside and was obliged to race wide and without cover again from that point. 2 SWIFT WITNESS 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. 3 JAMAEA 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the 300m to the 100m was held up for clear running, before being shifted to the inside to secure clear running and in doing so, made contact. 4 SHE’S ALL CLASS 27/02/2021 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind rnrs in early stages. 5 MALLORY 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. After having difficulty obtaining clear running in the early part of the straight, became briefly held up before being shifted to the outside near the 50m, to secure clear running. Near the 75m, was steadied when disappoint­ed for clear running. 7 NAJMATY 14/08/2021 Caulfield Shortly after the start was hampered when tightened. Held up from the 400m before shifting out to gain clear running approachin­g the 300m. Was again held up for a short distance passing the 150m. 8 JOYOUS LEGEND 17/04/2021 Royal Randwick Overraced in the early stages and as result was obliged to shift to a three-wide position near 800m where it then raced wide and without cover from that point. Laid out over the final 200m. 9 LARKSPUR RUN 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick When qst, rdr std instructed to go forward today. Std after beginning awkwardly, allowed mnt to stride forward however it began to race keenly in early stages, and after racing in a three wide position, she observed a position behind the leaders near the 800m but was unable to take advantage of it as mnt racing too keenly, and as a result allowed mnt continue forward to lead. Tnr confirmed instructio­ns. Added after missing start and overracing without cover meant filly was unable to finish off race as expected. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. 10 ENTERPRISE POMME 31/07/2021 Eagle Farm Hung in down the straight proving difficult to ride out. 11 LOVEMETEND­ER 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Passing the 800m, raced keenly and got its head up when being restrained from heels. On home turn was taken wider. 12 DE AN ANDRETTI 14/04/2021 Hawkesbury Began awkwardly and shifted out abruptly, making heavy contact and lost ground. 13 RUBY KISSES 14/08/2021 Goulburn Raced threewide throughout. 14 WOLVES 18/08/2021 Kensington Bumped on jumping.

Race 7: 1 ZAAKI (GB) 12/06/2021 Eagle Farm Near the 1200m raced keenly for a short distance. 3 LION’S ROAR (NZ) 24/04/2021 Royal Randwick From an outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. 4 SHOUT THE BAR 10/04/2021 Royal Randwick After improving to inside of a rnr near the 1200m, was steadied to avoid the heels of that rnr when it shifted in. When giving ground near the 350m was steadied from heels. 5 STAR OF THE SEAS (NZ) 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick COT: Option to be ridden further forward; settled on pace. Shortly after the start was bumped the hindquarte­r. 6 ROCK 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start, shifted in and made contact, and was then behind rnrs in the early stages from the outside barrier. 8 PRIME STAR 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and shortly after was bumped, and was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from its wide barrier. 9 ARAMAYO 19/06/2021 Flemington Over raced in the early and middle stages. Raced wide throughout. Rdr reported mnt over which was detrimenta­l to its chances. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 10 ALL SAINTS’ EVE (NZ) 8/05/2021 Gosford Began awkwardly.

Race 8: 1 THINK IT OVER 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 2 CASCADIAN (GB) 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Near the 350m was hampered when awkwardly placed on heels. 4 SHARED AMBITION (IRE) 22/05/2021 Doomben Bumped on jumping. 5 DASHING WILLOUGHBY (GB) 3/11/2020 Flemington Slow to begin. 6 MASTER OF WINE (GER) 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start, shifted out and made contact. At 350m was bumped. 7 SELINO (GB) 17/04/2021 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start was bumped on the hindquarte­r. From a wide barrier was shifted behind rnrs in early stages. Pulled hard in the early and middle

9 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Held up on the home turn and after improving to inside in the early stages of the straight, was then held up for clear running over the final 200m and could not be tested to finish. 10 FUN FACT 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Lost its near hind plate in running. 12 KUKERACHA (NZ) 19/08/2021 Hawkesbury Slow to begin. 13 SHE’S IDEEL 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind rnrs in early stages. 14 MONTEFILIA 17/04/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and from a wide barrier was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages.

Race 9: 1 CRISTAL BREEZE (IRE) 15/05/2021 Doomben Raced four wide with cover for majority of the event. 2 LANCASTER BOMBER 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly. 3 BULLFINCH (GB) 13/03/2021 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden conservati­vely from a wide barrier: settled mid-field. Began awkwardly and was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from its wide barrier. Raced wide without cover for the majority of the event. 5 BROKEN ARROWS 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Began only fairly. From the 400m to the 350m was held up when being shifted outside to secure clear running. 6 CUBAN ROYALE 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From a wide barrier was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. Briefly held up in the early stages of the straight. 8 REFORMIST 15/05/2021 Flemington Began awkwardly and shifted in abruptly. Raced wide without cover. Eased off heels approachin­g the winning post. Lost off fore plate during race. 9 A MAGIC ZARIZ 11/08/2021 Newcastle Laid out under pressure in the home straight. 10 FASTCONI 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick When qst re riding in the straight, rdr std after following rnr into home became held up on heels from 400m. Std after continuing to follow that rnr, remained held on heels. Std passing 200m, he had anticipate­d that rnr shifting towards the rail which would have presented him clear running but, was unable to improve. Std, he was then unable

shift the inside as would have caused interferen­ce and positioned too close to heels. Added, he could not test mnt at any stage in home straight. Stwds accepted explanatio­n. 11 GEIST 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. 13 KING OF SPARTABOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Rdr permitted to ride 0.5kg over the allotted weight. 14 BRIGHT RUBICK 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the 300m until the 100m was held up for clear running. 15 DAME KIRI 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick Crowded on jumping and bumped on the hindquarte­r shortly afterwards shifted out. 16 EIGHT DIAMONDS 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly and from the outside barrier was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. 17e SAQUON 29/04/2021 Wyong Laid out under pressure over final 75m. 19e GOLLY I’M LUCKY 7/08/2021

Royal Randwick Began only fairly.

Race 10: 1 ENTENTE 8/05/2021 Gosford Began awkwardly. 2 SKY LAB 10/04/2021 Royal Randwick Began only fairly and then was bumped. When questioned re disappoint­ing performanc­e, rdr stated the gelding felt flat today, which may have been attributab­le to its hard run in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday 27 March 2021. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 4 CEPHEUS (GB) 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Bumped on jumping. A short distance later was bumped again. From its wide barrier

shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. 5 ALL TIME LEGEND 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange COT: To be ridden with cover; settled midfield. When qst re riding, rdr std instructio­ns were to seek cover. Std mnt began well & when rnr improved to his outside he considered holding position inside of that rnr but believed mnt would benefit racing in a one-off position at which time he allowed mnt to be crossed taking a trailing position. Added mnt raced keenly in middle stages & was restrained from heels, & although disadvanta­ged by settling further back it still had full opportunit­y in straight to improve but was disappoint­ing over final 100m. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. 6 OSCAR ZULU 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Hampered on jumping. 8 TRUE DETECTIVE 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Became fractious whilst being transporte­d to the course and sustained minor abrasions to off hip off hind cannon. After being examined by the Club’s veterinary officer was deemed suitable to race. On jumping shifted in and bumped. Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. Rdr opined the gelding did not appreciate today’s firm track conditions. A post-race vet exam rev a slow post-race recovery rate. 9 CHARMS STAR (NZ) 5/06/2021 Eagle Farm Bumped near the 400m. 10 ITZ LILY 5/08/2021 Coffs Harbour Raced wide, with cover, throughout early and middle stages. 11 MATOWATAKP­E 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick In the middle stages, commenced to race keenly and was then shifted to a position three wide without cover when awkwardly placed on heels. From the 350m to 250m was held up for clear running. 12 NEW ARRANGEMEN­T (GB) 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and then was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from its wide barrier. 13 ATISHU (NZ) 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. 14 SOLDIER OF LOVE 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Near the 150m, was steadied to avoid heels. 15 ZEYREK (FR) 24/04/2021

Slow to begin. Rdr std he commenced a forward move from the 600m, whereby mnt improved to outside. Std that in an attempt to shift out, rnr to his outside held its position and as a result made contact for some distance on the home turn. Std on straighten­ing he continued being unable to shift to the outside and as a result mnt was held up from the 400m to the 300m. Further added he then improved the inside passing the 300m, and then was obliged to race tight to inside until near

150m where he was able to secure clear running. 17e CISCO BAY 21/08/2021 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Near the 200m altered course the inside to continue into clear running. 19e ASHMAN 14/08/2021 Kembla Grange Bumped on jumping.

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