Kensington: Australian Turf Club Friday 06, December 2019

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: True
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 4
Weather: Fine
Penetrometer: 4.92
Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Thu 05-Dec-19 5:01PM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Wed 04-Dec-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Fri 06-Dec-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 63

Race 1 - 3:10PM SKY RACING ACTIVE HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ELECTRIC GIRL BOBS Bonus Scheme 23/11/2019 Gosford From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
2 INDIGENOUS BOBS Bonus Scheme 15/11/2019 Canterbury Park Leaving the 800m was bumped by another rnr and had to be steadied when tightened for room.
3 SAIGON BOBS Bonus Scheme 23/11/2019 Gosford A vet exam of the filly, which became fractious after being loaded, deemed it suitable to race. From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
5 NISHKA BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/11/2019 Hawkesbury Began awkwardly and shifted out and made contact with another runner.
Race 2 - 3:45PM EXCEED AND EXCEL @ DARLEY HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 SAMURAI 9/11/2019 Wyong Held up between the 500m until passing the 250m. Laid out under pressure in the early part of the straight.
3 RARI BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens COT: to be ridden further forward; Led.
5 MISSION DREAM 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly and shortly after was eased off heels. Rdr std that the gelding raced ungenerously in the early and middle stages and approaching the 600m got its head up. In the straight hung out and away from another rnr and became unbalanced. Rdr added the gelding got its tongue over the bit and continued to race greenly in the straight. A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to be slow to recover. Stable rep expressed disappointment and agreed with rdr’s observations. Stable rep advised stable would now experiment with gear. Warning placed on the gelding.
6 MIYAKE 31/08/2019 Hawkesbury Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. When questioned, rdr std mnt commenced well, however shortly after start was inclined to hang out & when unable to obtain a position was left racing wide & without cover for remainder of event. Added mnt travelled well throughout middle stages, however shortly after straightening commenced to race very greenly & as a result was unable to fully test mnt over final 300m. A post-race vet exam revealed colt to be displaying cardiac arrhythmia. Tnr advised a vet clearance, including ECG, is required prior to having to barrier trial.
7 EQUITIES BOBS Bonus Scheme 22/11/2019 Gosford Began awkwardly and lost ground. Bumped when tiring near the 100m. When questioned re poor performance, rdr stated he was obliged to make some use of mnt to obtain the position outside leader after beginning awkwardly, and whilst mnt travelled well through middle stages, it was under pressure approaching the home turn and commenced to tire in early part of the straight. Added in his view mnt would take a fitness benefit from today's race and would be better suited over 1400m. A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
8 THE SNOOPERSTAR BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/11/2019 Hawkesbury Held up in the early part of the straight whereby the gelding was shifted to the outside approaching the 200m to continue into clear running.
9 BACCHUS BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin, then was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
10 DANNEVIRKE LAD (NZ) 17/11/2019 Canberra Passing the 500m was steadied when tightened. When questioned, rider stated that he was instructed to be ride his mount, which was resuming, neutral from the gates as it has a tendency to race keenly and to attempt to obtain cover. He added that from his wide draw, his mount settled further back than was anticipated bearing in mind his instructions and was also disadvantaged when it suffered some interference passing the 500m. A post-race vet exam of the geld did not reveal any abnorm.
Race 3 - 4:20PM VINERY STALLIONS HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 BELITSA BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Near the 900m had to be eased when another rnr shifted in.
4 AQUITAINE BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens At the start was tightened for room.
5 ESTRADO BOBS Bonus Scheme 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly and then was restrained and shifted in behind runners in the early stages. For some distance approaching and rounding the home turn was held up on the heels of another rnr before securing clear running to that horse's inside approaching the 350m.
7 HEZA GENTLEMAN 16/11/2019 Bathurst Raced wide and without cover throughout.
Race 4 - 4:55PM HEINEKEN 3 HANDICAP (2400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 PLAISIR 23/11/2019 Kembla Grange Checked on jumping when crowded. Hung out rounding the home turn.
2 MISS MOANA (NZ) 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Shifted out abruptly to obtain a position outside the leader.
3 QUALITY SEEKER (USA) 13/11/2019 Hawkesbury Laid in under pressure in the early part of the straight, obliging its rider to change the whip to his right hand near the 150m to correct his mount.
4 CONTINUATION 22/11/2019 Gosford Jumped in the air at the start and lost ground. Raced wide and without cover until obtaining a position outside the lead at the 900m.
7 EUGENIO (NZ) 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly and shifted in and bumped another rnr. Approaching the 350m shifted out when placed under pressure, making contact with another rnr on several occasions. Rdr std that he was given no specific instructions, but after the gelding began well and the tempo of the race in the early stages was slow, he elected to progress forward to take up a prominent position. Tnr informed that at its most recent start settled back principally because it would have been caught wide. Stewards took no direct action but reminded tnr of his obligation to notify Stewards of tactics notifications.
Race 5 - 5:35PM BOWERMANS OFFICE FURNITURE HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 UNGUARDED 13/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly. A post-race vet exam rev no abs.
2 VOILA 10/08/2019 Flemington R - when disappointed for run near 400m was obliged to go back to the inside which she felt was inferior ground. Vet - no abs.
3 BUBBLES BALL 17/08/2019 Kensington Bumped on jumping.
4 EVELEIGH 27/11/2019 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly and lost ground. Raced keenly in the middle stages.
8 OUR BLUE MOON 12/08/2019 Goulburn Bumped on jumping. Raced three-wide throughout.
9 AVE 10/11/2018 Rosehill Gardens Stewards permitted rider to ride mare 1kg over its allotted weight.
Race 6 - 6:15PM GRUNT @ YULONG AUSTRALIA HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 SUBBAN (NZ) 8/06/2019 Royal Randwick Shifted in behind rnrs in early stages from its wide barrier.
3 PLENTY 27/11/2019 Warwick Farm Jumped awkwardly and lost ground, then was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Taken wider on home turn. Bumped near 50m. Approaching winning post shifted in and was bumped. Protested against, dismissed.
4 C’EST DAVINCHI 15/11/2019 Canterbury Park Slow to begin. Held up from the 300m until passing the 200m.
5 HOTEL AMOUR 10/08/2019 Newcastle Shifted out near the 300m and made slight contact with a runner, then shortly after was hampered and carried wider.
7 SHOWMINDER 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began awkwardly and shifted out after the start. Approaching the 800m overraced and had to be steadied from the heels of another rnr. Had a tendency to lay out in the home straight.
9 HIGH MIST 15/11/2019 Canterbury Park Raced ungenerously through the middle stages.
10 MORENO (NZ) 20/11/2019 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden back in the field; settled back. From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Held up and unable to secure clear running from entering the home straight until approaching the 200m. Had a tendency to lay out when placed under full pressure.
11 TWENTYFOUR CARAT BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/11/2019 Warwick Farm Rdr advised was instructions to position on speed & after beginning on terms, attempted to imp to comply with instructions. A position behind leading division became available, given manner in which colt trav, was unable to restrain to obtain that position. Through middle stages was forced to travel four wide & was reluctant to proceed forward when tempo was strong. Tnr confirmed instructions & expressed some dissatisfaction was obliged to trav wide when in his view was an opp to race with cover. Stwds accepted explanation given circumstances in early & mid section. Post-race vet exam no abs.
Race 7 - 6:45PM TAB HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
5 HE’S SUPER LUCKY (NZ) 17/10/2019 Kembla Grange From the 300m run was impeded and contact made with another rnr. Over the final 100m was contacted on several occasions and as a result became unbalanced. Elevated to first on protest.
6 KOONUNGA 23/11/2019 Kembla Grange Upon entering the home straight until near the 200m was unable to secure clear running and passing this point had to be checked when disappointed for a narrow run. Continued to be held up and near the 100m again had to be checked when disappointed for a run. Held up over the final 100m and as a result was not fully tested.
8 WITHERSPOON 13/02/2019 Warwick Farm Lost its near-fore plate during the race.
8 WITHERSPOON 23/03/2019 Kembla Grange L/scr on arrival at barrier on veterinary advice when found to be 1/5 lame near foreleg after rdr expressed concern with filly's action. Tnr was advised that a vet clearance will be required prior to be being permitted to race again. Vet clearance since received.
9 I AM MAGNIFICENT 23/11/2019 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly, shifted out and bumped another rnr. Shifted in passing the 150m.
10 SHOW ME THE HONEY 27/07/2019 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin.
13 PHOENIX RIVER 22/11/2019 Gosford COT: To be ridden with cover; settled back. Reared as start was effected and lost ground.