Rosehill Gardens: Australian Turf Club Saturday 11, August 2018

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +3m Entire
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 4
Weather: Fine
Penetrometer: 4.89
Track Information: Please note Joshua Parr not riding at meeting
FinalFields Last Published: Sat 11-Aug-18 10:18AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Wed 08-Aug-18 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sat 11-Aug-18 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 89

Race 1 - 12:00PM TAB HIGHWAY HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 LIFESAVER (NZ) 31/03/2018 Doomben Connections advised that from the outside barrier the horse would be ridden in a forward position if circumstances permit. The horse was ridden accordingly. Had to steady away from heels when tiring leaving the 300m.
4 MISSED OUT 24/07/2018 Wyong Near the 75m had to be steadied when crowded. Over the concluding stages raced in restricted room to the inside of another runner.
5 RISK AND REWARD 25/03/2018 Dubbo when questioned, rider stated his mount felt very lethargic during its preliminary. He added the gelding began well and took up a forward position however travelled only fairly, hung throughout and in his opinion felt like it had come to the end of its preparation; Trainer advised the gelding would now be spelled; a post-race veterinary examination revealed a laceration to the off-hind leg. Since spelled.
6 BON ALLEN 14/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly, shifted out & made contact with another runner.
9 DRAGONEIGHT 14/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Near the 900m after improving to the inside of another rnr, had to be steadied.
11 TIBIDABO 5/08/2018 Muswellbrook Hung in when placed under pressure in the home straight.
Race 2 - 12:35PM FAIRFIELD RSL CLUB HANDICAP (2000 METRES)

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1 QUICK DEFENCE (USA) 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens COT - To be ridden quieter; settled back. Began awk & from its wide barrier, was shifted in behind rnr's in the early stages. Briefly held up in the early stgs of the str. Inside the final 100m was unable to be fully tested when racing tight to the inside of another rnr. Over the concluding stgs again had some difficulty obt clear running when securing a narrow run between rnr's.
2 TRAFALGAR 25/07/2018 Canterbury Park Had its near fore plate refitted behind the barriers, was examined by the Club's veterinary officer and passed fit to start. Began awkwardly. Held up for clear running in the early stages of the straight. When securing a narrow run between runners, was accidentally struck across the head by the whip of another rider.
5 PURSUIT OF HONOUR 2/08/2018 Hawkesbury After being slowly away was then crowded between runners.
7 NICCI’S GOLD 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Was held up for clear running in the straight and at no stage was able to be fully tested.
8 THE MACALLAN (NZ) 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Made contact with another runner on straightening. Laid out under pressure in the straight resulting in its rider changing the whip to his left hand near the 250m.
9 ROYAL STAMP BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Rdr std instr were to ride mount quietly & obt cover. Added on jumping his mount commenced well & from its wide draw was left without cover which resulted in it commencing to overrace throughout the early stgs. Further std then allowed mount to stride fwd & ultimately race behind the lead.
Race 3 - 1:10PM ST JOHNS PARK BOWLING CLUB HANDICAP (1500 METRES)

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1 BERGERAC 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Prior to correct weight Stewards identified rdr struck mount on 9 occasions prior to the 100m, when they were saisfied mount did not gain an advantage, correct weight was declared. Rdr suspended & fined for excessive whip usage.
2 ZOURKHAN (IRE) 25/04/2018 Flemington COT to be ridden further forward. Began awkwardly, over-raced and settled behind leader.
3 WAYANKA 25/07/2018 Ladbrokes Park Hillside Began awkwardly rider stated not suited to the track conditions
6 IMANUI 25/07/2018 Canterbury Park When questioned regarding the gelding racing more forward today, rider stated his intentions were to be midfield, but when caught wide in the early stages, he elected to go forward to find a position closer to the rail. Raced keenly in the middle stages.
7 PARET 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Reared in the gates & was momentarily cast. Was then removed from the barriers, examined by Club's Vet & passed fit to start.
10 SNITZEL DAY 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Held up on heels for some distance in the early part of the straight & did not secure clear running until the 250m. Near the 100m shifted in & made contact with another rnr, as a result became briefly unbalanced.
11 SURJIN 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Despite being ridden along in the early stages, failed to show sufficient speed to take up a fwd pos. From its wide barrier, was then shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
12 EXCELSIOR 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide and without cover throughout.
Race 4 - 1:45PM DOOLEYS HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

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1 DOMED 7/04/2018 Royal Randwick When qst rdr std instructions were to be midfield, but was unable to get in and obtain cover in the early stages and as a consequence did race wide and without cover for the majority of the event. Said did consider going fwd to offset wide run, with the mare stepping up to 2600m. Added in her opinion perf was not overly disappointing bearing in mind the run the horse endured. Post-race vet exam rev mare to have speedy cuts to off-hind pastern.
3 OUR MALAMBO (NZ) 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Held up for clear running until approaching the 200m.
4 ALL TOO SOON 31/03/2018 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier was steadied & shifted in behind rnrs after start. Rdr could offer no excuse for disappointing perf. Added that he desisted from riding filly out in straight when it was beaten & gave ground noticeably & weakened badly. A post race vet exam revealed filly to be lame in near hind leg. Trnr adv he would consult with owners before making a decision on filly's immediate racing future. Trnr advised vet clearance prior to filly racing again. Trn advised the filly will not be spelled. Vet Cert Received.
5 ISTRIA 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Over the final 200m, laid in & proved somewhat difficult to ride out.
7 HEAVENLY ANNA 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Had some difficult obtaining clear running near the 150m.
10 VIENNA ROMANCE 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std instr were to try & obt cover on mare, but when caught wide his mount raced keenly &, for this reason, he elected to go fwd and race outside the lead rather than cover additional ground.
12 SEAHAMPTON 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Began awk, shifted in & made contact with another rnr & became unablanced. When qst re disap perf, rdr std, mount trav well in run, when asked to impr fm 500m, made h/t awk & then was disap in its failure to resp to riding before weakening over final stgs in str. Post race vet rev no abs. Rep advised filly pleased following last start win & only expl was it was disadv by today's racing pattern whereby in his view it was difficult to make up ground. To trial. Sinced trialled,
Race 5 - 2:20PM CAMPBELLTOWN CATHOLIC CLUB HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 TACTICAL ADVANTAGE 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Stewards permitted rider to ride gelding 0.5kg over its allotted weight.
3 SIR PLUSH (NZ) 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted in behind rnr's in the early stages. Held up for clear running in the early part of the straight then had to be shifted to the outside of another rnr to secure clear running near the 300m.
5 NO DOUBT 16/09/2017 Royal Randwick Raced keenly in the early stages & near the 1100m had to be restrained from heels.
7 DIDDUMS 21/10/2017 Royal Randwick Made contact with rnr at start. Rdr could offer no excuse for dis perf other than to say the mare, which was 2nd up today, did not appear comfortable in soft track conditions, although it did have previous est form on rain affected going. Post-race vet exam rev the mare to be lame in the off-foreleg. Trn advised had pleased stable since its first up win & had not displayed any issues. Trn was advised a vet cert would be required prior to racing again. Vet cert since received 2/11/17.
8 JUST A BULLET 2/08/2018 Coffs Harbour Bumped on jumping. Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
10 MISS QUE 31/03/2018 Rosehill Gardens COT - to be ridden more forward; settled outside lead.
Race 6 - 2:55PM SMITHFIELD RSL CLUB ROSEBUD (1100 METRES)

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1 LEGEND OF CONDOR BOBS Bonus Scheme 7/04/2018 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover until near the 500m.
2 OUTRAGEOUS BOBS Bonus Scheme 21/04/2018 Royal Randwick Shortly after start was crowded. In early stgs was inclined to overrace & near 1200m was steadied fm heels. Rdr std, was able to take up pos 1 off fence & when mount began to race keenly had to steady fm heels & was obl to race on rail. Added making h/t was initilly following rnr & when it did not impr he shifted off with intention to impr to rnr's outside. Further std soon after str again had to be steadied when disap for clear running & held up for some dist before shifting to inside of rnr's near 200m whereby secured clear running & finished off well under circumstances.
3 SANDBAR BOBS Bonus Scheme 24/03/2018 Rosehill Gardens Laid out under pressure in the straight.
4 PLAGUE STONE BOBS Bonus Scheme 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. A post-race vet exam revealed a laceration to the off-hind pastern.
5 OXFORD TYCOON 24/07/2018 Wyong Raced keenly in the early & middle stages. Raced wide & without cover throughout the event.
6 EXCELTIC BOBS Bonus Scheme 25/07/2018 Canterbury Park Began awk & fm outside barrier, was shifted in behind rnr's in early stgs. When qst re colt rounding h/t & early part of str, particular to oppor to impr leaving 400m, rdr std instr had been to take up a pos with cvr towards rear of field. Added after following another rnr in event, near 40m contemplated shifting to that rnr's inside to secure clear running, but elected to follow fancied rnr into event instead. Further std was held up on heels of that rnr in str & could not be fully tested & in his view had mount secured clear running it would have been competitive in event. P/R vet no abs.
8 CHARGE BOBS Bonus Scheme 1/08/2018 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly & shifted out abruptly.
9 RINGERDINGDING 7/04/2018 Royal Randwick Approaching the 1200m shifted in when not quite clear. Over the concluding stages was bumped and became unbalanced.
Race 7 - 3:35PM BANKSTOWN SPORTS PREMIER'S CUP PRELUDE (1800 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 TESTASHADOW 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens In the early part of the straight raced in restricted room between runners.
3 SONS OF JOHN 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier, was shifted in behind runners in early stgs. Rdr std was instr to ride mount conservatively, but fm awk draw was obl to race a little further back than antici. Added given racing pattern to date, he was not too disap with mount's run in that it was able to finish the race off reasonably well over the final 100m.
4 LIAPARI (NZ) 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. From its wide barrier, was shifted in behind rnr's in early stgs. Raced keenly in the mid stgs. Rdr std mount was obl to race back in field &, as he was forced to make a wider run on mount, he found it difficult to make up ground. Added was not too disap with the run of geld today, particularly over the final 150m.
5 DARK EYES 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Near the turn near the 1000m was bumped by another runner. Post race vet rev geld had lost its off-fore plate in running, resulting in a nail penetrating the sole of its foot. Rep advised vet clearance req prior to geld racing again.
7 MIGHTY LUCKY BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std mount pulled hard in early stages &, appr turn near 1000m gave the impression that it was going to hang out. Added when being restr fm heels mount ran out, making contact with another rnr & from that point was able to obt a trailing pos behind another runner. Post race vet rev geld to be 2.5 lame in the near hind leg. Rep advised vet clearance req prior to racing again.Vet Cert Received.
8 HARPER’S CHOICE 30/06/2018 Rosehill Gardens Stewards permitted rider to ride gelding 0.5kg over its allotted weight.
9 ADMIRAL JELLO 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. From its wide barrier, was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
10 CARZOFF (FR) 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Shifted out & made contact with another runner on jumping.
11 SALSONIC 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Soon after the start was crowded.
12 GREEN SWEET (USA) 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly. Over the final 100m raced tight to the inside of another runner.
13 JAMINZAH 21/07/2018 Flemington R - may not have stayed the 200m. Vet no abs.
Race 8 - 4:15PM CANTERBURY HURLSTONE PARK RSL CLUB SPRING PREVIEW (1400 METRES)

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4 EMBLEY 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
5 PATRICK ERIN (NZ) 14/04/2018 Royal Randwick Stewards granted permission for rider to ride the gelding 1 kilogram overweight. From its wide barrier was steadied and shifted in behind runners shortly after the start.
7 SHIRAZ 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens From the 1000m raced wide without cover.
8 SHOW A STAR 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Stewards permitted rider to ride gelding 0.5kg over its allotted weight. Shifted in soon after the start. Raced wide without cover. Post race vet rev geld to be 1/5 lame in the near hind leg. Rep advised vet clearance req prior to racing again.Vet Cert Received.
9 CORDERO 26/01/2018 Warwick Farm Shifted its O/H plate, was refitted & cleared to start. Shifted in at the start & made contact with another runner. A short distance later raced in restricted room & then was obliged to steady when crowded between runners.
11 FAROLITOS 16/06/2018 Rosehill Gardens Had some difficulty obtaining clear running in the straight & after the 300m was shifted to the outside of another runner to improve into clear running.
12 OLD NORTH 14/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin (2L) & then was steadied and shifted in behind runners from its wide draw.
14 GOT UNDERS 11/07/2018 Grafton Raced wide without cover throughout the early and mid stgs. Rider dropped near side reign app the 200m.
Race 9 - 4:55PM CLUBSNSW HANDICAP (1350 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 MR TICKETS 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Bumped by another rnr & taken inwards on jumping.
3 GHOSTLY 25/07/2018 Canterbury Park From the outside barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
4 LEVEL EIGHT 14/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide & without cover for the majority of the race.
5 ABSOLUTE 26/07/2018 Kembla Grange Had to be eased passing the 1000m.
7 PARET 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Reared in the gates & was momentarily cast. Was then removed from the barriers, examined by Club's Vet & passed fit to start.
8 PRIORITISE 4/08/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Rdr expl intended to be more fwd, however, when another rnr missed the start, did not muster speed & as a consequence settled a little further back than intended. Added on h/t was briefly tightened to inside of another rnr & after placing mount under pressure in early part of str, attempted a run to inside of another rnr but was obl to check his mount when disap for this run. Rdr cautioned in respect to endeavouring to obt a run to inside of another rnr where there was insufficient room to do so.
9 SNITZEL DAY 28/07/2018 Rosehill Gardens Held up on heels for some distance in the early part of the straight & did not secure clear running until the 250m. Near the 100m shifted in & made contact with another rnr, as a result became briefly unbalanced.
11 GITAN 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
13 SEAHAMPTON 21/07/2018 Royal Randwick Began awk, shifted in & made contact with another rnr & became unablanced. When qst re disap perf, rdr std, mount trav well in run, when asked to impr fm 500m, made h/t awk & then was disap in its failure to resp to riding before weakening over final stgs in str. Post race vet rev no abs. Rep advised filly pleased following last start win & only expl was it was disadv by today's racing pattern whereby in his view it was difficult to make up ground. To trial. Sinced trialled,