Grafton: Clarence River Jockey Club Ltd Sunday 15, July 2018

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: True
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 4
Weather: Fine
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FinalFields Last Published: Sun 15-Jul-18 9:07AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Thu 12-Jul-18 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sun 15-Jul-18 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 72

Race 1 - 12:40PM MACLEAN DISCOUNT PHARMACY F&M CLASS 2 HANDICAP(SCALED -0.5KG) (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 NOT A PRINCESS 6/07/2018 Muswellbrook Over raced due to the slow tempo in the early stages.
4 ILIA 11/07/2018 Grafton Raced wide in the early stages.
5 TRUE ZIPPO 30/06/2018 Bowraville Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
Race 2 - 1:15PM MACLEAN VARIETY MEATS BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP (1700 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 PRESSCOTT (NZ) 1/07/2018 Taree Slow to begin.
5 RAMATUELLE 8/07/2018 Grafton Steadied after improving onto heels near the 1000m. Unable to improve approaching the home turn when held up on heels. Near the 200m was obliged to ease out around heels to continue to improve.
6 FORSOX 8/07/2018 Grafton When quest re riding 1100m - 900m rdr stated mount travelled keenly early & inclined to lay out. Rdr stated near 1100m she restrained mount in effort to have it settle however it fought more & reduced speed quickly. Rdr stated when another runner improved around mount near 1000m to lead it tightened her for room & she rode along to hold posn to its inside. Rdr stated at this time it was apparent other runner was under full pressure & she rode along to hold posn to inside rather settle behind it & risk being held up in latter stages. Laid out round h/t & down straight. Bumped 200m.
8 MY BOY LOUIE 30/06/2018 Bowraville Overraced in the middle stages.
Race 3 - 1:50PM A TOM - BUILDER MAIDEN PLATE (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 BALLYBRACK 2/07/2018 Gunnedah Slow to begin, then had to be steadied rounding the home turn.
4 MORINGA’S HIEMIE 18/06/2018 Lismore Raced greenly in the early stages.
6 EFFEROUS 30/06/2018 Gold Coast Began awkwardly.Leaving 500m hampered by ARENKHA, which shifted out to improve. Near 200m hampered by SATISFIED, which shifted out.
7 EVA THE DIVA 13/10/2017 Coffs Harbour Raced wide in the early and middle stages. Carried wide rounding the home turn.
10 OUR ESPOSITO 18/02/2018 Sunshine Coast Steadied near the 1300m when crowded by TOLAI MERI, which shifted in away from SOUL SECRETS.
Race 4 - 2:25PM COLUMBUS EST LAND RELEASE MACLEAN CG&E CLASS 2 HANDICAP (- 0.5KG) (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 TEE LEXUS 31/10/2017 Grafton Near the 800m, clipped heels and blundered.
3 FIVE SPICES 1/07/2018 Toowoomba Jockey L. McCoy could offer no explanation for the gelding’s seemingly disappointing performance.
4 THE GUN 7/07/2018 Dubbo slow to begin.
5 GUIDED 3/07/2017 Taree Slow to begin. Held up for clear running in the early part of the straight and approaching the 200m was steadied when disappointed for a run. Approaching the 100m was checked after attempting to improve into a position where there was not quite sufficient room.
7 FIELD OF FIRE 22/06/2018 Ballina Overraced in the early and middle stages.
13 PAJADOS 7/04/2018 Taree Fractious in the barriers and was slow to begin (4L). Trainer was advised a warning would be placed on the barrier manners of the gelding.
Race 5 - 3:00PM HAMILTON SIMMONS & CO MAIDEN HANDICAP (1700 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ACRAMAN 5/07/2018 Grafton Underwent pre-race veterinary examination after the gelding was late to arrive on course; passed fit to start.
2 STEVEN 5/07/2018 Grafton When qstd re performance, rider stated that her mount after being slow to begin settled further back than expected. Rider added that her mount travelled well into the event rounding the home turn but when placing it under pressure failed to show its customary turn of foot. Rider added that the gelding could benefit from the removal of ear muffs. Stable foreman advised that the gelding pulled up well and the stable would now remove the ear muffs of its official race-day gear
4 CHOCONI 2/07/2018 Gunnedah Began awkwardly.
6 FINAL HONOUR BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/07/2018 Grafton Raced wide throughout.
8 ONSET 5/07/2018 Grafton Slow to begin. Shortly after the winning post had to be checked off the heels.
10 QUEACHY (GB) 5/07/2018 Grafton Near 1200m had to steadied away from heels.
12 STICKEMUP (NZ) 23/06/2018 Talmoi Began awkwardly and lost ground.
13 TAIKUN PRINCE 5/07/2018 Grafton Eased shortly after jumping when crowded between runners. Near 1200m had to be steadied after improving onto heels.
Race 6 - 3:35PM MACLEAN BOWLING CLUB MACLEAN CUP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 HIPPOPUS (NZ) 25/11/2017 Ascot Trainer advised that the gelding will be ridden in a rearward position today and this information was disseminated.
2 MAGICAL STANCE 6/06/2018 Canterbury Park After arriving behind the barriers the T.Tie could not be refitted & in the circumstances permission was granted for the gelding to race without that piece of gear. Was shifted in behind runners from its wide barrier in the early stages.
3 CASH SPINNER 8/07/2018 Grafton Bumped shortly after the start.
5 ZAMEX 30/06/2018 Sunshine Coast Overraced in the early and middle stages.
9 ANNE BONNY 7/07/2018 Gold Coast Bumped at start.
10 LANDMARKS 5/07/2018 Grafton Momentarily eased near 200m when awkwardly placed on heels.
11 BLACKBOARD SPECIAL 5/07/2018 Grafton Inclined to lay in on entrance of the straight.
13 DUSTMAN 11/07/2018 Grafton Checked when tightened for room on jumping.
15e GOLD FOR KEV 8/07/2018 Grafton Near 800m was steadied after improving onto heels. Approaching the home turn became held up for clear running and was unable to be tested until shifting out around heels approaching the 200m. Unable to be fully tested over final 50m.
Race 7 - 4:15PM D W BROWN ACCOUNTANCY BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP (3120 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 LYRIDS 18/06/2018 Lismore Change of tactics - to be ridden further forward, settled back after being slow to begin and tightened between runners shortly after.
4 STELLA’S CHANCE 11/07/2018 Grafton COT: Little vigour early to settle where comfortable, settled handy. Raced wide and without cover until approaching the 1500m.
5 SPORTSTAR SAMUEL 29/06/2018 Tamworth Hung in when placed under pressure in the home straight.
7 FENCOURT (NZ) 8/07/2018 Grafton Slow to begin. Inclined to overrace in the early stages. Rounding the first turn was steadied after improving onto heels.
8 GALLANT GIRL 8/07/2018 Grafton Overraced in the early stages.
9 WACKY DOO 8/07/2018 Grafton Raced wide in the early and middle stages. A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding did not reveal any abnormality.
10 PRINCE COUREUSE 30/06/2018 Bowraville Slow to begin. Raced wide from the 600m.
11 COURT APPEAL 30/06/2018 Bowraville Steadied from heels approaching the 600m.
13 EL TENIENTE 8/07/2018 Grafton Passing the 700m was steadied when tightened between runners.