Newcastle: Newcastle Jockey Club Saturday 20, May 2017

Meeting Type: Provincial (TAB MEETING)
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Rail Position: Out 7.5m Entire Circuit
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Soft 6
Weather: Overcast
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FinalFields Last Published: Fri 19-May-17 10:21AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Thu 18-May-17 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sat 20-May-17 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 82

Race 1 - 11:40AM Newcastle Herald 2YO MAIDEN PLATE (900 METRES)

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2 MORE THAN A SAMBA BOBS Bonus Scheme 3/05/2017 Warwick Farm Began only fairly. Raced keenly in the middle stages and after passing the 800m was restrained away from heels.
Race 2 - 12:15PM Gilbert & Roach Newcastle 2YO MAIDEN PLATE (900 METRES)

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1 MATCHFOX BOBS Bonus Scheme 12/05/2017 Scone Held up for clear running until approaching the 200m. Rider explained that he had intended to ride his mount in a forward position however after beginning reasonably it failed to muster speed and was under pressure in the early stages. He said approaching the home turn he was unable to go forward. Post race vet exam revealed no abs, however coughed during the examination.
2 PYMBLE BOBS Bonus Scheme 4/05/2017 Gosford When qst re perf, rdr std, was obliged to make use of mount in early stages to take up a fwd pos outside the lead where his mount travelled well. Added, when placed under pressure from the 400m colt did not respond to his riding & was disappointing in the run to the finish. A post race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
9 SAWN OFF SHOTGUN 28/04/2017 Goulburn Slow to begin. Passing the 250m was bumped.
Race 3 - 12:50PM New Age Air Conditioning MAIDEN PLATE (1400 METRES)

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1 BALTIC PRINCE BOBS Bonus Scheme 6/05/2017 Mudgee Steadied on straightening when disappointed for a run
2 OAKFIELD MIDNIGHT 6/05/2017 Newcastle Rdr std app first turn near 1000m he felt that Rnr would shift to a position on the rail which would enable him to obtain cover. Std that when Rnr held its position to the inside, was unable to shift in and was obliged to race wide without cover. Std when tempo was only moderate, and when commenced to race keenly, he allowed mount to improve forward and to assume a position outside the leader near the 600m.
3 PROFUSIVE (NZ) 2/05/2017 Kembla Grange Began awk. Overraced early stgs & got head up. Rdr std, no instr other than obt cover & from barrier eased early stgs to obt cover where it commenced to overrace & was steadied off heels near 900m. When qst re riding from 600m, std did not feel mount could sustain wide run & for this reason elected to save ground & look for inside runs. Added on str allowed mount to imp but near 200m was disap for run. Rdr agreed erred in not riding with more urgency early part of str. Post race vet rev no abs.
3 PROFUSIVE (NZ) 13/05/2017 Kembla Grange Became fractious and struck its head on the front gate. The gelding was then examined by the Club¿s vet who advised that it was unsuitable to race and was therefore withdrawn by order of Stewards at 1.29 p.m.
4 THE WORLD OVER (NZ) 29/04/2017 Newcastle Slow to begin. Inclined to lay out making the home turn.
6 MISS BREE 2/05/2017 Cessnock Raced wide without cover throughout.
Race 4 - 1:25PM Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Star CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE (2340 METRES)

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4 NOT FOR THE LORD 25/04/2017 Gosford Slow to begin.
5 SAINT JEROME BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 2/05/2017 Kembla Grange Slow to begin. Pulled hard in the early & middle stages and, near the 1200m, had to be checked off heels.
7 KIRINI BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/05/2017 Kembla Grange COT ¿ to be ridden more forward: settled on pace.
8 MAKFI LASS 12/05/2017 Scone Slow to begin.
11 PRINCESS PATTERN BOBS Bonus Scheme 6/05/2017 Newcastle Raced wide without cover throughout the early and middle stages. Laid in rounding the home turn and in the straight.
Race 5 - 2:05PM Lakes Mail 3YO FILLIES MAIDEN PLATE (1200 METRES)

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2 HARPERZOZO BOBS Bonus Scheme 11/05/2017 Gosford At the request of rider the filly was examined behind the barriers by the club's veterinary officer & was a late withdrawal at 12.17pm when found to be lame behind. Vet clearance since received.
3 IMPURITY 4/05/2017 Gosford Began awkwardly.
7 PRIMAVERA BOBS Bonus Scheme 4/05/2017 Gosford Rider reported mount bounded on jumping away losing ground (3L) & consequently settling further back than anticipated. For a short distance passing the 400m was held up & had to be shifted to the outside into clear running.
9 SILENT SEA BOBS Bonus Scheme 4/05/2017 Gosford When qst re riding in home turn, rdr std, rode vigorously with whip until approaching 100m & then when in his opinion mount was not responding to that style of riding elected to desist from using whip & rode vigorously hands and heels to winning post. Added when ridden in this manner the filly responded well over the final 70m.
10 TAKE THE MOUNTAIN 2/05/2017 Cessnock Post-race vet exam - no abnormalities.
Race 6 - 2:45PM HepMac Lawyers CG&E CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

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1 EL SID 10/05/2017 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. Rider advised in his view the gelding, which was up in distance today, failed to run out the 1550m of today's race. A post race vet exam revealed a poor post race recovery.
2 CHICAGO STOMP 4/05/2017 Gosford Laid in when placed under pressure in straight. A post race vet exam did not rev any abs.
4 MUTARAKEM (GB) 6/05/2017 Newcastle Overraced in the early and middle stages and near the 900m was steadied and shifted out to avoid heels. Then continued to overrace and was allowed to stride forward from the 700m and assume a position outside the leader. Checked and lost running near 150m.
10 ZARCO 5/05/2017 Coffs Harbour Passing the 800m was restrained after improving onto heels. From the entrance of the home straight until passing the 200m was held up clear running and unable to improve.
Race 7 - 3:25PM Bridgestone Newcastle F&M CLASS 1 HANDICAP(SCALED -1.0KG) (1400 METRES)

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3 TOUGH AS TEAK 5/05/2017 Wagga Held up and unable to improve between the 350m and 200m.
4 FLAME OF LOVE BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/05/2017 Kembla Grange Laid out under pressure over the concluding stages.
6 SAGA OF THE STORM 2/05/2017 Kembla Grange Slow to begin. Approaching the 200m had to shift to outside of heels to continue into clear running.
8 BAVENO 2/05/2017 Kembla Grange Lay in under pressure in the early part of the straight & near the 300m made contact when improving into a narrow run.
10 LONGCHAMP LASS BOBS Bonus Scheme 6/05/2017 Newcastle Bumped on jumping. Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight.
Race 8 - 4:05PM Gilbert & Roach Newcastle BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

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2 MR BONJOVE 1/05/2017 Dubbo Began very awkwardly and rider became very unbalanced; overraced in the middle stages; held up approaching home turn; near 150m rider dropped left rein momentarily; a post-race vet exam rev no abs
6 THORN IN MY SIDE 6/05/2017 Newcastle COT: To be ridden quieter with cover - Settled midfield without cover.
9 LAST CARD JOE (NZ) 6/05/2017 Newcastle Rdr std that after beginning well he was able to obtain the lead comfortably in the early stages where his mount travelled well. He stated, however, that his mount was disappointing in the manner in which it weakened when placed under pressure from the 400m. Add that in his opinion, which was second up from a spell today, would derive benefit from the run.