Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 03, August 2019

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: True
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Heavy 8
Weather: Fine
Penetrometer: 6.05
Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Sat 03-Aug-19 7:57AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Wed 31-Jul-19 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sat 03-Aug-19 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 75

Race 1 - 11:45AM 2019 OWNERS AWARDS HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 EDISON BOBS Bonus Scheme 22/02/2019 Canterbury Park Laid in passing the 250m and bumped.
2 ART COLLECTION BOBS Bonus Scheme 16/02/2019 Flemington Steadied near the 800m. Rider stated filly sweated up pre-race and may have come to the end of its current preparation. A post-race vet exam reported a slower than normal recovery rate.
4 MANDELA BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Rdr reported colt jumped awkwardly, then bumped, & therefore settled a position further back than intended. Mnt did not travel strongly, & on straightening was unable to obtain clear running. As a result he was held up until the 150m before he was able to place colt under pressure. Whilst mnt did not respond as expected, was not disappointed with effort as colt may have resented whip when under pressure. Post-race vet exam rev no abs. Co-tnr adv colt is still immature, would benefit from race experience, & will cont with prep. Tnr reported he was satisfied with colts post race condition.
7 WANDONNA BOBS Bonus Scheme 24/07/2019 Canterbury Park Raced fiercely on heels for some distance approaching and passing the 800m. Near the 500m steadied slightly off heels.
8 WAR BARON 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Rdr permitted to ride 1kg overweight. Held up for clear running between 300m to 200m.
Race 2 - 12:20PM NSW TRAINERS ASSOCIATION HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 DANAWI 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden back with cover; settled worse than midfield. In the early stages raced ungenerously when being restrained to obtain cover.
2 CONDEMNED 1/09/2018 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly & was then hampered. Approaching the 150m was steadied when disappointed for a run, and was then shifted to the inside to find clear running and was able to finish the race off strongly.
3 MISTEED 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and was then shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
5 LIFETIME QUEST 17/07/2019 Warwick Farm On jumping shifted in abruptly, making contact with another rnr and becoming unbalanced.
7 TRUE DETECTIVE BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Over final 50m raced tight & was taken in slightly. Close to winning post was brushed. When quest, rdr stated approaching the 250m allowed mount to build momentum as didn't want to reach lead early as colt gave indication it may not finish off race strongly. He believed due to colt’s inexperience & that leaders were weakening, if pressured earlier, may be exposed late in race & for this reason endeavoured to time run as best he could. He said once mount reached lead, did not quicken as had hoped & it was only when rnr raced upsides him, mount regained confidence & closed off well.
8 BATTLE GUARDIAN 18/07/2019 Gosford Hampered at the start when crowded. Leaving 200m shifted in.
9 ARTHUR IN CHARGE BOBS Bonus Scheme 18/07/2019 Gosford Bumped heavily at start when shifted in abruptly.
Race 3 - 12:55PM NSW RACEHORSE OWNERS ASSOCIATION TROPHY (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 GRESHAM 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden further forward with the option to lead; led.
2 SAYED (USA) 10/03/2019 Canberra On return to scale rdr reported that his mount had made a respiratory noise during the event. A post-race vet exam of gelding rev no abs. Stable rep advised that the stable would now have the gelding examined by their stable veterinarian, which would include an endoscopic examination, the results of which would be forwarded to Stewards. Vet clearance results of scope provided. As tnr is of opinion displacing soft palate and for this reason will add a tongue-tie and cross over nose band to the geldings gear and trial it at Canberra on 5/4/19.
3 SALSONIC 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens When the tempo steadied near the 700m commenced to over race and was steadied away from heels.
4 PELETHRONIUS 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
5 ATTENTION RUN (GER) 6/07/2019 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
6 VALENTINO ROSSA 6/07/2019 Doomben Jumped away awkwardly.
8 OUR WINNIE 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin, then was hampered. Inconvenienced at the 200m. Rdr suspended for not riding mount out to end of race.
Race 4 - 1:30PM RACING NSW TRAINERS HIGHWAY (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 I AM CAPITAN 17/07/2019 Warwick Farm Crowded on jumping. Rdr was reminded of his obligations that wherever possible he must ensure he rides his mounts out to the end of the race.
2 EQUAL BALANCE 23/07/2019 Wyong From its wide barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
3 IRISH SONGS 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier was shifted in behind runners in early stages.
4 ANCHOIS 10/03/2019 Tamworth When questioned, rdr explained that he had intended to lead in accordance with the gelding’s established racing pattern and mannerisms. He said that from his wide draw he rode with some vigour to establish the lead and when he crossed to the rail, he attempted to settle his mount, however he was unable and despite his continued efforts the gelding could not be restrained and therefore established a more significant lead than intended. Due to this the gelding did not finish the race off well. A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
5 GUMSHOE 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens When questioned re disappointing performance, tnr said he believed the principal reasons for gelding failing today was that it may not have been suited by being up in distance with top weight. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Stewards deemed performance unacceptable and before being permitted to race again must perform satisfactorily in an official barrier trial. Passed trial at Wyong 26/7/19.
6 NICCONITA 16/02/2019 Newcastle Near the 600m, when overracing, had to be steadied away from heels.
7 ACQUITTAL 15/07/2019 Moruya Slow to begin. When quest, rdr advised she was instructed to take up a forward pos if her mnt began well & if it began only fairly to take up a pos mid-field, & to allow her mnt to commence its run from the 600m. She added that leaving the back straight near the 1000m her mnt, which was over-racing became awkwardly placed on heels & had to be shifted out to race three wide from that point. After viewing replay of the race, rdr agreed with Stewards that she had commenced to place her mnt under pressure from the 800m, which was too soon given the circumstances.
8 ZARDORO 15/06/2019 Rosehill Gardens Held up from the 400m until near the 100m, and as a consequence could not be tested until that point.
9 MAGIC SEARCH 11/07/2019 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly. Near the 1200m, when racing keenly, had to be restrained from heels when endeavouring to obtain position behind that runner.
10 WEATHER CHANNEL 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Held up until approaching the 300m and shortly thereafter was shifted to the outside to obtain clear running.
11 MAID OF ORE 19/10/2018 Canberra After straightening was contacted by a runner.
16 FESTIVAL OF LIGHT 19/07/2019 Dubbo Raced wide and without cover throughout.
19e CACCINI 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Held up for clear running between the 350m & the 200m, & then raced in restricted room until the 100m.
Race 5 - 2:05PM JOCKEY CELEBRATION DAY HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 SPLIT LIP 29/06/2019 Sunshine Coast Raced wide without cover.
3 DISSOLUTE 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Rdr permitted to ride 1kg overweight. Held up on the home turn and near the 300m was awkwardly placed close to heels before shifting to the inside of that runner near the 200m to obtain clear running. Over the final 100m was not fully tested when racing in restricted room.
4 SUPER TYCOON 29/12/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
6 BEST GUESS 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Rdr was reminded of his obligation to ensure he rides mount out to the end of race wherever possible.
7 ROHERYN 17/11/2018 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std instr ride where comf, but antic sett twds rear. Add early was pos to outside & behind rnr, however, elect to allow colt to sett behind rnr to avoid racing 3 wide without cvr. Fthr std t/o early/mid stgs formed view tempo of event was fast & mnt as result never trav comf & was racing at its top t/o this stage. Add fm 600m comm to urge colt along & on str placed it under full press whereby it comm to impr but found it diff to make up ground on winner. Trn conf instr & concurred with views of rdr. P/R vet no abs. Stwds infmd rdr erred in not place mnt under press btwn 700m & 600m.
8 ISORICH 24/07/2019 Canterbury Park Began only fairly and shortly after the start was crowded. Near the 400m was taken wide.
Race 6 - 2:45PM DIXIE BLOSSOMS SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT HANDICAP (1800 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ATTENTION RUN (GER) 6/07/2019 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
3 TORYJOY BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Rdr advised intentions were to lead however the mare did not jump well & was reluctant to stretch out. Added that as mare has a tendency to overrace she did not pressure mnt in the early stages & settled at the rear. However, mare was not suited by racing back in the field & may not have backed up from 2 prev runs on heavy tracks. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Stable rep was advised that a warning would be placed on the barrier manners of the mare, & to report back on the condition of the mare.Stable reported their satisfaction with the post-race condition & would continue on with the prep.
5 OUR WINNIE 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin, then was hampered. Inconvenienced at the 200m. Rdr suspended for not riding mount out to end of race.
6 SEMPER FIDELIS BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 24/07/2019 Canterbury Park Crowded shortly after the start. When questioned, rdr stated that he was instructed to lead on the mare today and in order to comply with those instructions he rode the mare with urgency from the barriers. He further stated that although he was challenged for the lead passing the winning post on the first occasion and had gained an advantage at that stage, he still felt that given his instructions he should contest the leading position. Rdr acknowledged he should have conceded the lead when early sectionals were fast. A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
7 CURATA PRINCESS 6/07/2019 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
8 MISSYBEEL (NZ) 24/07/2019 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly and then was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from its wide barrier. Passing the 200m had to be steadied when disappointed for run. When questioned rdr stated that she was racing tight passing the 600m. She further stated that, near the 150m she had to steady her mnt when disappointed for clear running.
9 WAKING MOMENT BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens When questioned re disappointing performance, rdr said the mare travelled strongly at times during the event, and when placed under pressure passing the 300m commenced to lay in. He said that mount did not finish off the race and may benefit by competing in events run at a stronger tempo. Stable rep said that whilst the tempo and the early position did not assist the mare, nonetheless, having regard to its final 400m performed below expectations. A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
Race 7 - 3:25PM JOCKEYS REUNION HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 FIRSTHAND 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Approaching the 200m, when commencing to give ground, was tightened briefly. Rdr explained that from a wide gate he had to make some use of the gelding to race prominently outside the leader. He said that mount travelled strongly throughout the mid-section of the race and believed the gelding’s substandard performance was due to it also racing without cover.
2 HAUNTED 10/07/2019 Grafton Slow to begin. Shortly after straightening was disappointed for a run and obliged to steady around heels to continue to improve. Passing the 200m was obliged to ease out around heels to continue to improve.
3 BOSS LANE 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Crowded on jumping, and was then shifted behind runners in the early stages from a wide barrier.
4 FORTENSKY 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly.
6 DISSOLUTE 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Rdr permitted to ride 1kg overweight. Held up on the home turn and near the 300m was awkwardly placed close to heels before shifting to the inside of that runner near the 200m to obtain clear running. Over the final 100m was not fully tested when racing in restricted room.
7 SUPER TYCOON 29/12/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin.
8 BANGKOK 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick When questioned regarding the mare racing further back in the field today, rider explained that whilst he was instructed to take up a forward position the preference was for the mare to find cover. He stated when the mare jumped awkwardly he was then caught three wide in the early stages and to avoid racing wide and without cover he elected to restrain his mount to race behind the favourite and consequently the mare settled further back than what had been anticipated.
9 GALA MOSHEA 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Near the 150m, when commencing to close off the race well, was eased and shifted to the inside to improve, and then approaching 50m became awkwardly placed on heels, was steadied and shifted out into clear running.
Race 8 - 4:05PM INDUSTRY RECOGNITION RACE DAY HANDICAP (1800 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 HOGMANAY BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden conservatively from wide barrier; settled worse than mid-field. From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Near the 600m, after establishing a position to the outside, then had to be steadied when crowded. Rdr was spoken to regarding his lack of assertiveness from the 700m to the 600m whereby he should have shown more endeavour to consolidate his position, which ultimately resulted in his mount being relegated when racing tight.
2 PRIMITIVO 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin, then was shifted behind runners in the early stages from its wide barrier.
4 OUR GRAVANO (NZ) 1/08/2019 Coffs Harbour Eased from heels rounding the first turn.
7 CYBER INTERVENTION BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Inconvenienced leaving the 200m. Protest against winner dismissed.
8 THE BANDIT (JPN) 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Over the final 100m could not be tested when placed close to heels.
11 ISLAND MISSILE 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick From its wide barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages
12 MATOWI (NZ) 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Near the 1600m was steadied when crowded. In the middle stages overraced.
13 ON ANGELS WINGS 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Jumped awkwardly and lost ground (2L). In the straight laid in and proved difficult to ride out.
Race 9 - 4:45PM ATC THANK YOU OWNERS HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 DRACHENFELS 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens After beginning only fairly, was then shifted behind runners in the early stages from the outside barrier. From the 400m to approaching the 250m when laying in proved difficult to shift to the outside to obtain clear running. Continued to lay in, got its head on the side and became awkwardly placed on heels. Near the 150m was hampered. Over the final 100m continued to lay in and proved difficult to be ridden out and was inconvenienced again approaching the 70m.
2 THY KINGDOM COME 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Approaching the 100m was inconvenienced and obliged to shift out to avoid heels.
3 SLOW BURN 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick A post-race vet exam of the mare, which raced wide and without cover throughout the event did not reveal any abnormalities.
4 DANAWI 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden back with cover; settled worse than midfield. In the early stages raced ungenerously when being restrained to obtain cover.
7 SHOCK ALERT (NZ) 6/07/2019 Royal Randwick Shifted behind runners in the early stages from its wide barrier.
8 THE ENZO 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
9 METAMORPHIC 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
11 THE PARTY GIRL 20/07/2019 Royal Randwick Lost its off fore plate near the 400m. Held up for clear running between the 400m and 200m.