Ballina: Ballina Jockey Club Thursday 12, December 2019

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: Thu 12-Dec-19 7:55AM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Tue 10-Dec-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Thu 12-Dec-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 75

Race 1 - 2:10PM BALLINA CUP TICKETS ON SALE BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ATARAXIA 18/11/2019 Grafton Hampered on jumping.
2 BULLET SHOT 13/11/2019 Doomben Bumped on the hindquarters shortly after the start by GO DIXIE and turned outwards.
3 LOVE WAVES (NZ) 1/12/2019 Grafton Momentarily eased from heels rounding the home turn.
5 THE EQUALIZER 30/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Blundered on jumping.
7 TYCOON ROSSA 5/12/2019 Coffs Harbour Momentarily held up on heels passing the 500m and at the entrance to the straight.
8 SHINAR 25/11/2019 Ballina Slow to begin. Raced wide, without cover, over the final 600m. Laid in under pressure over the final 200m.
Race 2 - 2:45PM XXXX GOLD MAIDEN PLATE (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 OUR RED JET 30/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Shortly after the start crowded for room, had to be checked and lost ground when HELSUN laid in despite the efforts of its rider. Raced wide rounding the home turn.
6 MORINGA’S BELLE 5/12/2019 Coffs Harbour Slow to begin (2L). Laid in down the straight and proved difficult to ride with full vigour.
8 SHARP WIT 1/12/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping.
9 SUNSET RUBY 11/11/2019 Lismore Blundered near the 1000m.
10 HOW HARD IS IT 2/12/2019 Taree Had to be checked and lost its rightful running near the 600m.
Race 3 - 3:20PM SLIPWAY HOTEL MAIDEN HANDICAP (1250 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 NASHVILLE STAR 27/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Raced three wide throughout.
4 DEEP ECHO BOBS Bonus Scheme 23/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Raced ungenerously during the early stages and when approaching the 700m improved onto the heels of AND FINALLY and steadied. Held up approaching the home turn. Shortly thereafter, shifted wider and bumped heavily with DREAMACE at the 350m. Inclined to lay out when placed under pressure in the home straight and proved difficult to ride.
6 IT’S MYSTIC 1/12/2019 Grafton Pulled in the middle stages.
9 SCUDERO BOBS Bonus Scheme 1/12/2019 Grafton Laid in away from another runner passing the 900m.
10 SKALD 1/12/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping. Raced wide, without cover, throughout the middle stages. Shifted out under pressure neawr the 200m.
Race 4 - 3:55PM TAB 3YO & UP MAIDEN PLATE (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 MAS DINERO 19/06/2019 Doomben After leading for the majority of the event, commenced to weaken upon straightening and raced greenly when placed under pressure.
5 DUTCH DELIGHT (NZ) 19/10/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Stood flat-footed at the start and lost significant ground.
6 FRANGLAIS (NZ) 30/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Approaching the 600m checked when tightened for room by SNAP THE LUCK, which shifted in. Then forced to shift out to avoid that runner’s heels and lost ground.
8 NANNY’S PRIMED 12/08/2019 Lismore Slow to begin. Eased from heels near the 1100m. Approaching the home turn became held up on heels and was unable to improve until near the 350m.
10 SILVAPLANA 8/06/2019 Toowoomba Momentarily held up rounding the home turn. Improved onto heels near the 200m and shifted to the inside to secure clear running. Laid in under pressure over the final 200m.
11 SOMEBODY LOVES YOU 25/04/2019 Beaudesert Hampered when tightened for room shortly after the start.
14 APACHE LIL 5/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Approaching the 800m put in an awkward stride.
Race 5 - 4:35PM ROTHWELLS COMMERCIAL PAINTERS BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1250 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 TRUE PRIDE 25/11/2019 Ballina Bumped and unbalanced on jumping.
3 BELLA BOSS 19/09/2019 Lismore Late Scr - fractious in barrier & sat down. Upon exam found to be lame behind (2/5). Vet cert & trial PTNS.
3 BELLA BOSS 1/08/2019 Coffs Harbour Slow to begin.
4 DRYSDALE SPIRIT 30/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Shortly after straightening laid in. Approaching the 200m was bumped heavily by THE KINGDOM, which shifted out to improve.
5 MONASHEE RIDGE 27/07/2019 Aquis Beaudesert Cast a rear plate en route to the course which could not be safely refitted and as a result raced barefoot behind. A public announcement was made to this effect. Began awkwardly and shifted in. Overraced near the 1100m and was eased wider. Made the home turn awkwardly.
6 PAINTED WOLF 6/11/2019 Grafton Held up rounding the home-turn and in the early part of the straight on heels. Over the final 100m was unable to be tested or obtain clear running when held up on the heels and went to the line untested.
8 CHATEAUROUX 25/11/2019 Ballina Raced wide, without cover, over the final 900m.
11 OUR BOY BEN 25/11/2019 Ballina Blundered on jumping.
Race 6 - 5:10PM BOXING DAY RACES @ BALLINA CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1250 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
4 NORTHERN WILDEROSE 1/08/2019 Coffs Harbour Laid out under pressure down the straight and proved difficult to ride with full vigour.
5 BOOTS ’N’ AWE 16/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Shortly after start laid out making contact with IN GREAT NIC. Passing 1200m commenced to overrace and raced ungenerously proving difficult to restrain. Rider re tactics - instructed race handy position if possible as per recent run at Beaudesert. Added advised by trainer not to get into a speed duel throughout noting possible leader would be CLASS OF ROYALTY. Added once crossed by IN GREAT NIC overraced short distance but after passing 900m travelled comfortably but when placed under pressure proved disappointing.
9 VIN ROUGE 25/11/2019 Ballina Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
10 SHE WON’T LISTEN 25/11/2019 Ballina Eased when tightened for room rounding the first turn.
12 LAIKA BOOM 30/11/2019 Bowraville Shortly after the start was bumped by runner, which shifted out. Travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
15e BACCHUR 1/06/2019 Lismore Raced fiercely in the early stages and ran out on the first turn. Near the 600m was steadied when held up behind weakening runner. Passing the 400m blundered, hung in and bumped runner. The performance of the gelding was deemed unacceptable and trainer was advised that the gelding must perform tractably in an official barrier trial prior to being permitted to race again. Trainer advised to spell.
16e PAINTED WOLF 6/11/2019 Grafton Held up rounding the home-turn and in the early part of the straight on heels. Over the final 100m was unable to be tested or obtain clear running when held up on the heels and went to the line untested.
17e MONASHEE RIDGE 27/07/2019 Aquis Beaudesert Cast a rear plate en route to the course which could not be safely refitted and as a result raced barefoot behind. A public announcement was made to this effect. Began awkwardly and shifted in. Overraced near the 1100m and was eased wider. Made the home turn awkwardly.
Race 7 - 5:45PM THE MISSION @ AQUIS FARM OPEN HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
5 SKY LAKE 30/11/2019 Doomben Brushed the running rail for some distance approaching the 600m.
6 MELTED MOMENTS 1/12/2019 Grafton Began awkwardly.
11 FANX 15/11/2019 Ballina Travelled keenly in the lead throughout the early stages. When questioned regarding the performance of the gelding, rdr stated that whilst he was disappointed with the performance of the gelding, the gelding was second up from a spell today and would derive benefit from today’s performance. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
12 SPIRAL 2/11/2019 Eagle Farm Raced wide throughout. Bumped making the turn into the straight when FRANCISCA shifted out.
13 SMART AS ATTACK 3/08/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Raced 3 wide with cover throughout.
15e TABROBANE 9/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Shortly after the start bumped with BEWARE and blundered.