Grafton: Clarence River Jockey Club Ltd Thursday 11, July 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 11-Jul-19 6:42AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Mon 08-Jul-19 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Thu 11-Jul-19 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 99

Race 1 - 12:20PM FIDELITY CAPITAL BENCHMARK 66 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 MARMARIS BOBS Bonus Scheme 10/07/2019 Grafton When questioned regarding the performance of the gelding apprentice stated that she intended to settle in a handy position however her mount was slow to begin, failed to muster early speed and settled worse than midfield. App stated that she was required to encourage her mount along the entire event and it only ground its way to the line down the straight. A post race veterinary examination of the gelding did not reveal any abnormality.
3 SAN SIERRA 2/06/2019 Murwillumbah Approaching the 1100m was steadied when awkwardly placed on heels. Inclined to overrace in the early and middle stages. Near the 600m was steadied after improving onto heels.
5 MORE PATASI 7/02/2019 Grafton Blundered near the 600m. Unable to improve between the 500m and 400m when held up on heels.
9 THE EULO QUEEN 8/04/2019 Ballina Raced very wide in the early and middle stages. Shifted out under pressure at the entrance to the straight.
10 INVINCIBLE TAMMY 21/06/2019 Coffs Harbour Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
11 ALL ABOUT CHARLIE 21/06/2019 Coffs Harbour Overraced rounding the first turn.
Race 2 - 12:55PM THE BIDFOOD CLASS 1 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 EXCLUSIVE 30/06/2019 Grafton Raced wide, with cover, throughout the early and middle stages. Rdr dropped whip near 200m. Q'd re tactics adopted rdr std that he was instructed not to pressure mnt in early stgs but allow it to begin where comfortable, find cover & allow it to finish off the race. Added when caught wide in early stages he was obliged to ease back to a position worse than midfield to find cover. When questioned, trainer confirmed the instructions & advised the gelding was ridden in this manner at first start for stable. Trainer advised in his opinion gelding performs best when ridden conservatively.
6 HELLENISM 21/06/2019 Coffs Harbour Bumped shortly after the start.
7 SING SONG BOBS Bonus Scheme 30/06/2019 Grafton Bumped passing the 200m. When questioned regarding the vigour shown on the filly over the final 100m rdr stated that after being bumped passing the 200m his mount was inclined to race greenly. Fthr stated over the final 100m he rode his mount along in a manner so as to keep contact with the bridle whilst using whip pressure down his mounts off side.
8 SWOOP 13/06/2019 Lismore Began awkwardly. When questioned regarding the performance of the gelding app stated that his mount dropped the bit at the 700m and was under pressure to hold its position from this point. App stated that he did not test his mount down the straight when it was a beaten horse. P/R vet exam revealed lame o/f (2/5). Vet cert, including X ray of o/f knee, required PTNS. Warning on competitiveness. Clearances received.
9 BUFFALO GIRL 22/06/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Began awkwardly. Shortly after the start slightly inconvenienced by ETIKAAL which laid in.
10 DELAYED RESPONSE BOBS Bonus Scheme 10/07/2019 Grafton Near the 300m was obliged to shift in around heels to continue to improve.
11 DEUBANK 30/06/2019 Grafton Passing the 1000m was steadied and shifted out after improving onto heels. Raced wide, without cover, throughout the middle stages.
12 CHOUXTORIAL (NZ) 13/06/2019 Lismore Slow to begin. Raced wide, with cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
13 FLYING PRETTY 10/07/2019 Doomben Slow to begin.
14 NORTHERN WILDEROSE 10/07/2019 Grafton Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages. Bumped at the entrance to the straight and again near the 200m.
15e COME ALIVE BOBS Bonus Scheme 13/06/2019 Lismore Blundered near the 800m. Shortly after straightening laid in and was momentarily eased from heels. A post race veterinary examination of the filly did not reveal any abnormality.
16e FLYING PRINCE 30/06/2019 Grafton Slow to begin.
17e BLINKIN SNAZZY 29/06/2019 Newcastle Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
Race 3 - 1:35PM TAB MOTHER'S GIFT (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 WRITTEN IN VAIN 10/07/2019 Grafton Blundered on jumping. Bumped near 1300m. Checked app 1000m. When quest re perf. app stated mount did not show normal early speed & was under pressure to hold a posn behind the leaders. App stated mount did not respond to her urgings from the 600m & was very disapp to the line. App stated mount raced like a tired horse. Tnr stated mare likes to lead uncontested or with minimal pressure from other runners. Tnr added mare may have reached end of prep & he would assess immediate racing future in comings days. P/R vet exam no ab's.
5 SORNJA 15/06/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Passing the 500m bumped on the hindquarters by BLOOMING TYCOON and became unbalanced. Over the final 200m was slightly inconvenienced and forced wider on the track by HEART OF AUSTRALIA which laid out.
6 BEDTIME STORIES 3/07/2019 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly.
7 FRISKEE ONE 28/06/2019 Moruya Slow to begin.
9 HOT SCENE 3/07/2019 Canterbury Park From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages
10 OUR CHIQUILLA 6/07/2019 Doomben Became unbalanced on jumping after being bumped on the hind quarters by ALEJANDRA. Lost the off hind plate in running.
12 GOLDEN LILY 22/06/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Raced three wide with cover from the 900m.
13 WONDERFUL THING 21/06/2019 Coffs Harbour Unable to improve rounding the home turn when held up on heels.
Race 4 - 2:10PM NBN SPRINGBOARD TO FAME 2YO SHOWCASE PLATE (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ARISE MY SON BOBS Bonus Scheme 10/06/2019 Ballina Slow to begin and hampered shortly after.
2 BAYENDI 10/06/2019 Ballina Shifted out under pressure over the final 100m.
3 CINCO STAR BOBS Bonus Scheme 12/02/2019 Lismore Inclined to overrace in the early and middle stages.
5 FULL OF SPIRIT 16/06/2019 Port Macquarie Began awkwardly.
8 CENTREFIRE BOBS Bonus Scheme 19/06/2019 Doomben Laid in shortly after jumping.
9 HIROKO BOBS Bonus Scheme 21/06/2019 Coffs Harbour Raced wide, with cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
10 KARAJA BOBS Bonus Scheme 29/06/2019 Sunshine Coast Bumped heavily and became unbalanced approaching the 300m.
11 OH SO HOT BOBS Bonus Scheme 3/07/2019 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. Laid out rounding the home turn.
12 UNDERWOOD BOBS Bonus Scheme 24/05/2019 Casino Overraced fiercely in the early stages. Carried wider rounding the home turn. Bumped near the 200m. Raced greenly over the final 200m.
Race 5 - 2:50PM NORTHERN RIVERS CONCRETE PUMPING BIG MAIDEN SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 YARRINUP FLYER 11/05/2019 Donald Rider could offer no explanation for performance. Post race V failed to reveal any abs.
4 DESIGNATED 27/06/2019 Kembla Grange After beginning only fairly was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Rdr stated that his mount failed to handle today's heavy track conditions and dipped on several occasions throughout the event. He said that when placed under pressure on straightening the gelding was inclined to hang in and near the 250m had to change the whip to his right hand. He stated that nonetheless the gelding was disappointing in the manner in which it failed to finish its race off thereafter. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities.
7 BEYOND DESIRE BOBS Bonus Scheme 19/06/2019 Doomben Began awkwardly and lost ground. Inconvenienced approaching the 100m by BELLE’S PLUCK, which shifted out, and had to be shifted wider on the track. When asked to explain the performance of the filly, jockey R. Fradd stated that after being awkwardly away and settling in a rearward position the filly failed, despite his urgings, to tack on to the back of the field in the early and middle stages, however, upon straightening commenced to make ground and when shifted wider in the home straight finished the race off quite well and in his opinion would be better suited to races further than today's.
8 TWO SEAS BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/02/2019 Kembla Grange Passing the 100m shifted out abruptly obliging its rider to stop riding & straighten his mount. Post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
10 ADVENTURE QUEEN BOBS Bonus Scheme 23/11/2018 Orange When questioned regarding the disappointing performance of the filly, rider stated that after beginning fairly, he did not want to be caught racing wide and without cover in the early stages and allowed the filly to stride forward. However, when runners to his inside showed good early speed, he had to make more use of his mount in order to find a position outside the lead and for this reason in his opinion failed to run out the 1600m. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
11 GLOBAL CHOICE BOBS Bonus Scheme 26/06/2019 Eagle Farm Bumped on the hind quarters at the start by STOLEN PARADISE. After being caught racing three wide in the early stages, improved forward to a position outside the lead approaching the 800m.
12 OUR BLANC CANVAS (NZ) 12/02/2019 Lismore Ran wide rounding the home turn.
13 PHIL’S DREAM 7/07/2019 Grafton Bumped and unbalanced on two occasions approaching the 800m. Raced very wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
15e SAINT ISIDORE 11/01/2019 Hamilton When over racing was restrained to avoid heels near the 1300m. Steadied again near the 1200m. Continued to race keenly in the middle stages. Hung inwards under pressure in the straight. Rider could offer no explanation for the performance and vet reported no abnormalities.
16e SECRET LAGO 29/06/2019 Newcastle Missed the start (2L).
17e PURPLE TRUMPET 15/06/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Bumped on jumping.
18e BROWNIE POINTS BOBS Bonus Scheme 8/06/2019 Grafton Travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
Race 6 - 3:25PM VILLAGE GREEN HOTEL ASSOCIATION PLATE - CLASS 6 SHOWCASE (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 STAR BOY 10/07/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping. Approaching the 1100m was steadied in away from heels.
4 VICEROY 10/07/2019 Grafton Approaching the 1000m was steadied after improving onto heels. Inclined to lay in under pressure down the straight.
6 RAFHA’S CHOICE 19/06/2019 Canterbury Park Bumped on jumping. Raced wide & without cover throughout. When questioned, rdr stated gelding was to be ridden prominently, however after being bumped early did not display natural speed. Added after travelling 200m was apparent he would be wide without cover therefore he elected to restrain gelding in hope to obtain a trailing position. However tempo did not generate as quickly as hoped so was left racing wide & without cover for event duration. When under pressure prior to home turn failed to respond & weakened noticeably over final 150m. Performance deemed unacceptable. Trialled Moruya 28/6
7 ZOU DER ZEE 10/07/2019 Grafton Near the 600m was steadied when racing in restricted room.
8 JETS CRACKER 17/05/2019 Grafton Unable to improve between the 600m and 400m when held up on heels. Near the 150m was tightened for room.
9 LETHAL DREAM 17/05/2019 Grafton Bumped shortly after the start. Near the 600m was steadied after improving onto heels. Unable to improve from this point until rounding the home turn when held up on heels.
12 MENNEKE BELLE 17/03/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping. Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
14 SAXOPHONE 30/06/2019 Grafton Shifted out on jumping. At the entrance to the straight was obliged to ease out around heels for a number of strides to obtain clear running. Bumped near the 50m.
15e CROOKED GENT 2/06/2019 Murwillumbah Slow to begin and eased when tightened between runners shortly after.
16e NO QUALM 4/03/2019 Coffs Harbour Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
Race 7 - 4:05PM G MCMULLAN CONTRACTING GRAFTON CUP (2350 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
4 HE EKSCELS (NZ) 29/06/2019 Rosehill Gardens Over the final 50m was bumped by another runner.
5 VAUCLUSE BAY 22/06/2019 Eagle Farm Held up between the 300m and passing the 200m.
6 HAPPY GO PLUCKY 30/06/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping. Carried out at the entrance to the straight. Inclined to lay out under pressure down the straight.
7 NO MONEY NO HONEY 26/06/2019 Kensington In the early stages, from its wide barrier, was shifted behind runners to obtain cover.
9 SACRED DAY (NZ) 19/06/2019 Doomben Slow to begin. Due to the steady tempo in the middle stages, the rider elected to shift three wide to trail CHAMPAGNE VEGA forward passing the 1100m and from the 1000m was left three wide without cover. Initially laid in under riding passing the 200m before being corrected by its rider and then shortly after laid out, inconveniencing PRIVATE HERO.
12 LATINO LOVER 30/06/2019 Grafton Began awkwardly.
13 UBER COUGAR (NZ) 30/06/2019 Grafton Steadied after improving onto heels near the 1100m. Passing the 500m was eased when tightened for room.
14 MISSY MUSKETEER 29/06/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Bumped and inconvenienced shortly after the start.
Race 8 - 4:40PM SIR JAMES KIRBY HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 IMPREGNABLE 2/02/2019 Eagle Farm Raced three wide in the early stages.
3 FLASH FIBIAN 9/06/2019 Sapphire Coast Slow to begin.
5 PATRIOT 30/06/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping.
7 AIMALAC MILLIE 14/05/2019 Kembla Grange Laid in near the 900m and made contact with rnr.
10 ALMAS 24/05/2019 Casino Slow to begin.
11 ATTILA 23/06/2019 Coonamble Began awkwardly.
12 ANOTHER SIN 22/06/2019 Royal Randwick Shortly after the start was hampered and crowded between rnrs. Raced wide and without cover throughout. Post-race vet exam rev no abs.
14 MORE PATASI 7/02/2019 Grafton Blundered near the 600m. Unable to improve between the 500m and 400m when held up on heels.