Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 02, March 2019

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +6m Entire Circuit.
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 4
Weather: Fine
Penetrometer: 5.16
Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Sat 02-Mar-19 8:00AM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Wed 27-Feb-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Sat 02-Mar-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 94

Race 1 - 12:40PM TAB HIGHWAY PLATE (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 FUN TICKETS 13/02/2019 Warwick Farm Stewards permitted rdr to ride the gelding half a kilogram over its allotted weight.
4 MY BLUE JEANS 20/02/2019 Kensington A post race vet exam revealed the gelding to be lame (2/5) in the off hind leg. Vet clearance since received.
7 HAAMES 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Bumped on jumping and became unbalanced. Held up in the straight and could not be tested until near the 50m.
10 TIARA ROAD 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick When qstn rdr std intention was to be midfield however mare showed no early pace & settled back in field. Added mare failed to travel in early and mid stages & near the 800m got onto back of other runner when mare commenced to travel. Added elect to remain in postn at that point rather than cover excessive ground. Added near the 400m attempted to obtain clear run but was disappointed when other runner secured that run which resulted in him being held up until near the 200m where mount then responded strongly.
11 ONEMORE SAPPHIRE BOBS Bonus Scheme 17/02/2019 Port Macquarie Slow to begin.
12 BELFAST BELLA (FR) 2/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std racing first up was advised to take up a position fwd of mid-field. Said after commencing reasonably well elected to cross runners to his inside, however, when caught wide continued fwd & as a result settled further fwd than intended. Add was left racing wide & without cover for the majority of the event. Vet no abs. Tnr since advised underwent an endoscopic exam which rev no abs and that he was satisfied with the post race condition of the mare.
Race 2 - 1:20PM AUSTRALIAN FIRE HOSE HANDICAP (2000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 DOUKHAN (IRE) 17/11/2018 Ladbrokes Park Hillside Rider stated mount may be better suited on a track with more give. Lost near fore plate during race. Post race vet exam - Lame near fore. Vet cert required. Vet clearance received.
4 COSMOLOGIST BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout race.
5 GOATHLAND (IRE) 5/10/2018 Port Macquarie Rider stated that his mount was inclined to hang out rounding the turns and from the 650m point, he placed his mount under pressure and ran to line in a disappointing manner. A post-race veterinary examination revealed nil abnormalities.
6 SAYED (USA) 26/01/2019 Royal Randwick COT - to be ridden further fwd; settled midfield.
7 SHALMANESER 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Over the concluding stages could not be tested when racing tight.
10 LOOKS LIKE ELVIS 16/02/2019 Flemington Commenced awkwardly. Steadied near the 600m.
11 DESERT PATH (GB) 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park Was slow to begin. From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
12 KING VIV (NZ) 20/02/2019 Kensington From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
14e VILLARDO (GER) 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Slow to begin and was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
16e ANIMALIA BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm From its wide barrier, was shifted behind runners in the early stages. When qst re the gelding racing back in the field, Rider advised whilst his instr were to be more fwd, mount jumped only fairly. For this reason, he elected to shift behind runners in the early stages to ensure he was able to race with cover. Raced keenly in the early stages.
Race 3 - 1:55PM SCHWEPPES SKYLINE STAKES (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 CASTELVECCHIO 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm From its wide barrier, was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
6 COSMIC FORCE 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm Slow to begin. Momentarily held up early part of straight.
7 SUN PATCH 6/02/2019 Kensington Began awkwardly and made contact with another runner. Disappointed for a run entering the straight. Held up & unable to improve until approaching the 200m
8 FIERY RED 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Steadied off heels near the 100m.
Race 4 - 2:30PM LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL UNDERWRITERS SWEET EMBRACE STAKES (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 KIAMICHI 8/12/2018 Rosehill Gardens Was inclined to race greenly when under pressure in the straight.
3 ANAHEED 26/01/2019 Caulfield At 400m became unbalanced when reluctant to hold pos. Had difficulty obtaining clear running from 300m.
4 ENOOD 13/02/2019 Warwick Farm Slow to begin and shortly after, was hampered. From a wide barrier, the filly was shifted behind runners in the early stages. When questioned, rdr stated was his intention to race fwd of midfield, however, after being slow to begin, was obliged to settle towards the rear. Stated between the 450m & entering the home straight, had some difficulty obtaining clear running, however, over the final 300m, the filly closed the race off well.
7 SUPER OASIS 6/02/2019 Kensington Shifted behind rnrs in early stgs from wide barrier. When qst rdr std was under no spec instr. Add was able to obtain trail behind rnr where trav well. App 600m, when another rnr commenced to imp to o/side, didn't want to shift o/side & trail anth rnr as felt rnr wouldn't take into race as raced wide & w/out cvr. Elect to shift in rnr, when was unable to imp pos, elected to shift o/side of heels of rnr pass 400m. Add was held up behind rnr & had to shift filly outside of rnr to secure clear running. Add hang out & proved diff to ride out. Stewards acknowledged actions were not unreasonable.
8 ICEBATH (NZ) 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Near the 100m became held up for clear running when endevouring to improve between runners and shortly after was checked when disappointed for clear running.
Race 5 - 3:05PM OPTUS LIVERPOOL CITY CUP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 DREAMFORCE 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Held up for clear running in the early straight & near the 200m was steadied when disappointed for a run. Was then held up until near the 100m.
4 SNIPPETS LAND 12/01/2019 Gold Coast Raced three wide throughout.
8 SALSONIC 6/10/2018 Royal Randwick Slow to begin and from a wide barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
Race 6 - 3:40PM TAB CHIPPING NORTON STAKES (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 LIBRAN (IRE) 17/11/2018 Ladbrokes Park Hillside COT - More forward. Settled handy. Rider stated mount failed to handle quick back up. Post race vet exam - OK.
6 EGG TART 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick COT - to be ridden further forward; settled off-pace.
Race 7 - 4:20PM SURROUND STAKES (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 SEABROOK (NZ) 17/11/2018 Ladbrokes Park Hillside Rider stated mount settled further forward than intended after beginning well.
3 OOHOOD 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Hampered on jumping. When qst rdr std from a wide barrier was required to settle further back than intended to ensure mount obtained cover. Std from the 600m mount commenced to respond to his riding but in the straight he felt the condition of the filly gave out, resulting in it not finishing the race off. Post race vet exam revealed no abnormalities.
6 GREYSFUL GLAMOUR 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the race.
8 MISS FABULASS 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick COT - to be ridden further back to obtain cover; settled back. Rdr std instr were to ride conservatively from wide barrier. Std after commencing fairly was obligated to come back towards the rear of field to ensure he obtained cover. Std when under pressure making the home turn, mount dipped on a number of occasions & in the early part of the straight took some time to balance up & near the 200m commenced to respond to riding where filly finished the race off fairly. Post race vet exam revealed no abnormalities.
11 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) 16/02/2019 Flemington Restrained from the start. Steadied to avoid heels passing the 800m. Got its head up when being restrained near the 600m.
12 POHUTUKAWA 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Slow to begin. Q'd re riding, rdr std filly which was resuming from spell was to be ridden conservatively. Add interpret instructions to mean attempt to imprve outside of rnrs in h/s. Std for this reason pursued run behind rnr wider on track and was held up btwn 300m-200m, soon aftr shift in for clear run where mnt closed off well. Rdr acknowledged whilst there was opp to imprve sooner than he had, he was reluctant to do so as this was contrary to pre race tactics. Stwds adv rdr he had misconstrued instructions & should have endeavoured to imprve to inside sooner.
13 MIZZY 22/02/2019 Canterbury Park Reared as the start was effected and lost ground. App and rounding the home turn was held up behind the tiring rnr. As a result, near the 400m was shifted to the outside of the field to obtain clear running. In the early part of the straight commenced to lay in, resulting in its rdr changing the whip to his right hand. Continued to lay in for the remainder of the event.
14 ZALATTE (NZ) 26/12/2018 Royal Randwick Shifted in on jumping & made contact with another runner.
16e SYMI 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
Race 8 - 5:00PM GUY WALTER PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS STAKES (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 DIXIE BLOSSOMS 13/10/2018 Royal Randwick Lost off hind plate.
2 NOIRE 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Examined by vet and passed suitable to race after got hind leg up on running board. Slow to begin. In the early part of the straight shifted out to obtain clear running.
4 BELLA MARTINI 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick From a wide barrier was shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
6 ECKSTEIN 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Shifted in behind runners in the early stages.
8 SIREN’S FURY 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Held up on the home turn.
10 MANDYLION 13/10/2018 Royal Randwick Overraced early and middle stages. Vet rev no abnormality.
11 NETTOYER 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm Slow to begin.
Race 9 - 5:40PM NELUNE FOUNDATION HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 EPIDEMIC 6/11/2018 Flemington tightened for running near 300m.
3 MAXIMUS 2/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Held up on the home turn.
4 LATIN BOY 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm Slow to begin.
5 PIRACY 3/11/2018 Rosehill Gardens L/Scr on vet advice at 4.57pm when the gelding was fractious and unable to be loaded into the barriers. Rep advised having regard to gelding's poor barrier history, it would be req to trial on 2 consecutive occasions prior to being permitted to race again. Since passed barrier trials at Scone 31/01/2019 and Warwick Farm 04/02/2019.
6 MISS QUE 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
7 SPIN BOBS Bonus Scheme 9/02/2019 Warwick Farm Near the 800m was steadied off heels.
8 RENEWAL 1/10/2018 Kensington Slow to begin. Had to be steadied near the 600m. When qst re disap perf, rdr std, mount began only fairly, he was able to offset this by taking up a midfield position without having to pressure it, however, mount was only one-paced in the straight & weakened over the final stages. Post race vet did not rev any abs. Co-trn advised he will assess cond of gelding in days subsequent & a decision will be made re; immediate racing future. Co-trn since advised stable was satisfied with post race cond of geld, however, the gelding has now been spelled.
12 SPANISH DREAM 19/12/2018 Wyong When qst re mare settling off pace, rdr std, was not issued any instr, however, antic mount would settle prominently. Added after beginning well he was reluctant to pressure mount in early stgs to obt a fwd pos, as it had been quite strong in its prelim. Further std when several rnr's that were drawn to his inside showed superior speed in early stgs & showed intent to race fwd, he was able to shift his mount across & obt a pos with cvr, albeit further back than intended.
12 SPANISH DREAM 5/01/2019 Kensington LSCR on vets advice when fractious in the tie-up stalls.