Kembla Grange: Illawarra Turf Club Ltd Friday 15, March 2019

Meeting Type: Provincial (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: True
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Heavy 8
Weather: Overcast
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FinalFields Last Published: Fri 15-Mar-19 2:37PM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Wed 13-Mar-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Fri 15-Mar-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 89

Race 1 - 1:15PM JIM BEAM MAIDEN HANDICAP (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 IS THAT SO BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly.
2 ALGIERS 21/02/2019 Racing.com Park Raced ungenerously in the early and middle stages when caught wide and got its head up. Hampered near the 400m when laying out.
4 LOVESEAT (NZ) The Championships Contender 28/02/2019 Wyong From the outside barrier, after beginning awkwardly, was then shifted behind runners in the early stages.
7 PREMIER ROSE 21/02/2019 Hawkesbury Over the final 50m was unable to be fully tested when placed close to the heels of another rnr. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
8 LADY LUCIENNE BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Near the 1100m made contact with the running rail when racing in restricted room to the inside of rnr.
10 GIRL YOU WANT (NZ) BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Slow to begin. Near the 1300m was eased from the heels rnr. Rounding the home turn was hampered and carried wider.
11 PINETTI 25/02/2019 Nowra Rider permitted to ride 1kg over. Passing the 1300m was eased off heels.
12 ZIPPY MISSISSIPPI (NZ) 24/02/2019 Hawkesbury Bounded on jumping & lost ground (2L). Passing the 300m was inconvenienced.
Race 2 - 1:50PM STELLA ARTOIS METRO & PROV MAIDEN PLATE (1300 METRES)

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1 AGAINST THE TIDE BOBS Bonus Scheme 25/02/2019 Nowra Lay in in the straight.
2 AGASSI The Championships ContenderBOBS Bonus Scheme 28/02/2019 Wyong On straightening was crowded.
3 ALDASHA BOBS Bonus Scheme 25/02/2019 Nowra Slow to begin and crowded shortly after.
6 HAMISH THE SWIFT BOBS Bonus Scheme 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park Was slow to begin. Rider advised that he had concerns with the gelding's action and, accordingly, did not fully test his mount in the straight. Post-race vet exam did not reveal any abnormalities. Trainer was advised that a veterinary clearance would be required before being permitted to race again. Clearance received.
7 REOFFENDER 17/02/2019 Nowra Slow to begin.
9 CAPPAMORE 23/02/2019 Gosford Rdr std no spef instruct other pos mare where comfort & after begin awk & losing ground, settled worse than mid. Add trailed rnr t/out mid stage & obs that rnr under press app 500m, elect shift out to trail anth rnr. Add when rnr shift out shortly after, attempt imp between rnr’s, h/ever, was diss for run as rnr shifted out. Add held up behind rnr & inside the heels of anth rnr. Add attempt restrain mare but trav too strong & unable to restrain cont be h/up. Add after straight attempt to imp in narrow run between rnr’s, had diff when rnr shift out & was unable to obtain clear running till 150m
10 LUCK’S FORTUNE 17/02/2019 Nowra On straightening was inconvenienced.
11 GLAMARAMA GIRL BOBS Bonus Scheme 17/04/2018 Hawkesbury Raced keenly in the middle stages. Near the 300m shifted out and away from rnr.
12 IVIRA 9/03/2019 Newcastle Rider was reminded of his obligation to ride his mounts out fully to the winning post.
13 POLISHED PENNY 20/09/2018 Hawkesbury On jumping was crowded for room. Near the 400m shifted in away from another runner & in doing so was steadied off heels of another runner.
Race 3 - 2:25PM EDGELL CLASS 2 HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

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3 HAPPY SEVENTY 19/01/2019 Kembla Grange Near the 900m got its near hind leg entangled with the off foreleg of another rnr, as a result became unbalance. When qst re perf, rdr std mount trav well in lead, however, after becoming badly unbalanced near the 900m his mount did not travel well & he attributed this to it failing to respond to his riding in the straight. Post race vet rev gelding to be slow to recover.
4 MANDALONG TAPIT (USA) 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
5 SERGEANT 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Raced wide and without cover until near the 700m where it was allowed to stride forward and ultimately assumed a position outside the leader.
8 NERUDA 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Near the 900m was briefly tightened when rnr shifted in.
9 NUKE BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
10 HOLY REIGN BOBS Bonus Scheme 28/02/2019 Wyong Rider explained did not travel comfortably throughout the event when racing to the inside of runners. He said, after shifting to the outside near the 300m, his mount made the home turn awkwardly and was disappointing in its failure to finish the race off. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abs.
12 BEIDI 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Change of tactics – to be ridden further forward: settled on pace.
Race 4 - 3:05PM ASSETT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES STAYERS CUP - BENCHMARK 70 HANDICAP (2400 METRES)

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1 EQUIPPED The Championships ContenderBOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Held up until near the 200m.
2 CALIFORNIAFIREBIRD 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
3 FAIRLIGHT (IRE) The Championships Contender 23/02/2019 Gosford Rdr std inst ride geld conserv & early stages restrained in attempt comply with inst, h/ever, raced ungenerously, got head up &was unable to obtn cvr, allowed stride fwd to OSL near 1400m. Add travelled fairly in this pos & when rnr imp quickly outside approach 800m, did consider rid geld along to maintain pos, h/ever, as geld was f/up over 1900m on hvy track & had done work in early stages, didn’t feel would’ve been in best interests to ride along, allowed rnr to cross geld near 700m.After being crossed geld commenced to trv strong &approach the 600m had to steady when awk pos close to heels.
4 AHMAD The Championships Contender 20/02/2019 Kensington When quest regard the perform, rdr stated that his mount travelled well in a fav pos throughout the event. He added that approach the h/t, when a rnr improved to his outside, his mount did not change legs and in his opinion, when racing tight to the inside of that rnr, had contrib to his mnt not being able to finish the race off. Trnr undertook to report back on the post race condition and future race plans of the geld.
5 RESORT 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Q'd re improved performance, trainer explained that at its most recent start at Randwick gelding was obliged to travel wide and without cover in the early and middle stages, whereby the gelding covered unnecessary ground, as noted in the Stewards report. She said that those circumstances had a bearing on its placing at Randwick and she believed this was the principal reason for gelding performing below expectations. She said that today geldng was aided by being able to save ground and travel on the fence behind the early leader.
10 DIAMOND STAR HALO (NZ) BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 8/03/2019 Newcastle Passing the 1200m was shifted to the outside of runners and was then allowed to stride forward to assume a position outside the leader near the 1000m.
11 JOE’S JOY 6/03/2019 Kensington Slow to begin & shortly after had to be eased when placed in restricted room. The mare was then shifted behind runners shortly after. When shifting out to endeavour to obtain clear running shortly after straightening, had to be severely checked to avoid heels.
12 CHILLI BEAUTY BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 19/02/2019 Wyong Stood flat-footed as the start was effected and lost ground (5L). Raced keenly throughout the early and middle stages. Trainer was advised an official warning would be placed on the mare’s barrier manners.
14 FIRST COURRIER 22/02/2019 Canterbury Park Was slow to begin. Rdr was reprimanded for permitting his mount to shift in near the 1400m when not clear of another rnr, which had to be steadied. For some distance after, that rnr raced keenly. A post-race vet exam, which weakened over the final 200m, did not reveal any abs.
15 YORKSHIRE ROCK (NZ) 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Shortly after the start made contact with runner on two occasions.
Race 5 - 3:40PM CANADIAN CLUB BENCHMARK 64 HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

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1 CRAFTY TYCOON 28/02/2019 Wyong Overraced throughout the middle stages
2 DASHLEY DUBH 22/08/2018 Warwick Farm Near the 150m was hampered when another runner shifted out under pressure.
3 COME ALONG (NZ) 28/02/2019 Wyong Slow to begin and then from a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
6 HAIKILI BOBS Bonus Scheme 2/03/2019 Goulburn Held up rounding the home turn and until passing the 50m where it was directed to the inside of a runner to obtain clear running.
9 RITMICO (NZ) 31/10/2018 Kensington Rdr std mount was unsettled behind barrier & when start was effected was slow to begin. Added mount trav well throughout early & mid stgs, which enabled him to shift into a 3 wide pos without cvr fm 500m to commence impr. Further std after obt pos to outside of another rnr his mount commenced to hang out & when placed under pressure passing 400m commenced to labour & over final 100m geld shortened stride. Said in his opinion may have reached end of prep. P/R vet rev no abs. Rep since reported stable was satisfied with post-race cond of geld, however, it would now be spelled.
10 SEGALAS BOBS Bonus Scheme 28/02/2019 Wyong Eased near 1000m. Rdr std trav well throughout the early and middle stages. Said he was held up and unable to improve his position from the 500m. Add after straightening he was disappointed for a run and near the 150m he was able to secure clear running however his mount commenced to lay in and over the final 50m he was unable to test the filly to the finish when placed in restricted room.
11 BID’N’BARE 25/02/2019 Taree Post-race vet exam - 1/5 lame in off-fore leg. Vet clearance since received.
12 ALISON OF TUFFY BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Change of tactics – to be ridden further forward: settled off pace. Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight. Approaching the 200m was shifted to the outside of rnr to continue into clear running.
14 ALL IN RHYTHM 13/02/2019 Warwick Farm COT - to be ridden conservatively - settled back.
15 FALLING WATERS 24/02/2019 Hawkesbury Near the 500m was restrained away from heels.
17e MALACHI CRUNCH 25/02/2019 Nowra Lay in near the winning post and became awkward on heels and was corrected by its rider. Protest 5th vs 4th upheld.
19e ETHANICITY 2/02/2019 Sapphire Coast Rider reminded of obligation to ride mounts out fully to end of race.
20e SERGEANT 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Raced wide and without cover until near the 700m where it was allowed to stride forward and ultimately assumed a position outside the leader.
Race 6 - 4:20PM PFD FOOD SERVICES A J 'BERT' LILLYE MEMORIAL HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 CAMDUS (IRE) The Championships Contender 23/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens Began only fairly.
4 BOLERO KING 16/02/2019 Royal Randwick Steadied to avoid heels near the 200m. Rider advised in home straight he had some concerns with mounts action and eased it down. Post race vet exam revealed no abnormalities. Vet clearance required.Vet Cert Received
5 PIRACY 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick Post-race vet exam rev the geld bled from one nostril. Trnr was advised that rnr would be required to gallop 1000m or barrier trial to the satisfaction of the Stewards prior to its next start. Since passed 1000m gallop Agnes Banks 11/03/2019.
6 SPIN The Championships ContenderBOBS Bonus Scheme 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick On jumping was bumped by a rnr, which shifted out. Leaving the 800m, when inclined to race fiercely, was steadied from the heels of a rnr. Held up for clear running until approaching the 200m. Lost its near-hind plate in running.
7 OLD MAN SAM 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park Was held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight. Near the 150m was again held up before shifting to the outside to secure clear running at the 100m.
8 SIGNORE FOX BOBS Bonus Scheme 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick On jumping was bumped by rnr and became unbalanced. Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
10 HANDFAST 22/02/2019 Canterbury Park COT: to be ridden conservatively; settled worse than midfield. From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
11 LASZLO 6/03/2019 Kensington Slow to begin.
Race 7 - 4:55PM CARLTON DRAUGHT KEMBLA GRANGE CLASSIC (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 POHUTUKAWA The Championships Contender 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick Over the final 200m was held up for clear running and could not be fully tested
2 I LIKE IT EASY The Championships Contender 10/11/2018 Rosehill Gardens Rdr std his instr were to take up a fwd position but not contest the lead if another rnr was intent on leading. Added he was able to settle outside another rnr in run but from the 500m came under pressure & did not finish the race off. Further std in his view mount would be best suited to dictating terms & in his opinion filly did not fully stretch out when racing amongst other horses. Post race vet rev filly to be slow to recover.
3 GREYSFUL GLAMOUR The Championships Contender 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick COT - To be ridden further forward; settled on pace. Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. On the home turn was hampered and taken wider when a rnr shifted out to improve.
5 LADY OF SHALOTT The Championships Contender 15/02/2019 Canterbury Park From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
6 SCARLET DREAM The Championships Contender 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
7 SYMI 2/03/2019 Royal Randwick Began on fairly
8 WELSH LEGEND The Championships Contender 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens After being slow to begin was then hampered by rnr. Rdr attributed the filly's perform below expectations today due to having to race wide and without cover throughout the event. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. The stable was satisfied with the post-race condition of the filly.
9 ZOURHEA The Championships Contender 27/02/2019 Rosehill Gardens rdr std that although caught wide and without cvr in the early part, he was satisfied with his pos after the 1600m obtaining cover. He said his mnt was travelling well until the 600m from this point his mnt came under press and blundered on a number of occasions near the h/t and that his mnt was disappointing in the manner in which it weakened over the final 100m. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Trnr advised that due to the poor perform, he will bring the filly back in distance and apply blinkers for its next race start. Was inspected by the Racing NSW Chief Vet who report no abs.
11 ROMANI GIRL (NZ) The Championships Contender 20/02/2019 Kensington Was crowded shortly after the start between runners, which shifted in
13 ALMERHERI 20/02/2019 Kensington COT - to be ridden more forward; settled on pace.
14 AMANIKAN The Championships Contender 23/02/2019 Caulfield Restrained at start.
19e ALEXANDRIA The Championships Contender 16/02/2019 Flemington Restrained to avoid heels when the tempo eased near the 800m.
20e ETHERIDGE The Championships Contender 24/02/2019 Hawkesbury Slow to begin. Unable to be fully tested to the winning post when another rnr shifted out.
Race 8 - 5:35PM TAB BENCHMARK 64 HANDICAP (1600 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 NEVER BEEN ANOTHER 28/02/2019 Wyong From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Near the 300m was steadied.
4 BLAST The Championships Contender 28/02/2019 Wyong Slow to begin.
9 SYDNEY BLUE BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/10/2018 Moonee Valley Rider stated it made a respiratory noise on pulled up. Vet reported no abnormalities.
10 CALIFORNIA LONGBOW BOBS Bonus Scheme 24/02/2019 Hawkesbury Pulled hard in the middle stages. For some distance making the 400m was held up & had to be steadied to avoid the heels of a weakening runner.
11 FEATHER 20/02/2019 Kensington Was bumped on jumping by a rnr which shifted out. approach the 100m was held up behind a rnr, was then shifted to the inside of that rnr to continue into clear running and in doing so made contact with another rnr. Laid in under pressure over the final 50m.
12 ETHERIDGE The Championships ContenderBOBS Bonus Scheme 24/02/2019 Hawkesbury Slow to begin. Unable to be fully tested to the winning post when another rnr shifted out.
13 TUESDAY SPECIAL BOBS Bonus Scheme 21/02/2019 Hawkesbury Inside the final 100m laid in under pressure obliging its rider to correct his mount passing the 50m. Vet Cert Received.
14 AUTUMN The Championships ContenderBOBS Bonus Scheme 5/03/2019 Kembla Grange Over the concluding stages was brushed by rnr and as a consequence raced in restricted room between rnrs.
15 MISS BELIEF The Championships ContenderBOBS Bonus Scheme 22/02/2019 Canterbury Park From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners shortly after the start.