Grafton: Clarence River Jockey Club Ltd Friday 17, May 2019

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +4.5m 1600m - 400m, +3.5m Remainder
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Soft 6
Weather: Fine
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FinalFields Last Published: Fri 17-May-19 7:26AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Wed 15-May-19 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Fri 17-May-19 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 100

Race 1 - 12:15PM BRUSHY CUP CALCUTTA THURSDAY NIGHT BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (2230 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 HIPPOPUS (NZ) 6/05/2019 Ipswich Placed under pressure passing the 900m, failed to respond and commenced to weaken, finishing a distant last. Trainer S. Barker advised that this was only the third run for the stable today. He was advised that a warning would be placed on the gelding for its poor performance.
2 GUN BOLT 1/05/2019 Eagle Farm Raced wide rounding the home turn. Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
4 LOOKIN’ AT YOU 1/05/2019 Eagle Farm Shifted three wide to improve passing the 800m and raced three wide with cover from that point onwards.
5 FENCOURT (NZ) 1/05/2019 Eagle Farm Disappointed for run approaching the 300m and had to alter course to the outside to obtain clear running.
8 BURLEY PARK BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 25/04/2019 Armidale Slow to begin.
Race 2 - 12:50PM ULMARRA CHIP-IN CUP JUNE 8 CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE (2230 METRES)

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1 CHAMPAGNE VEGA 3/05/2019 Gatton Disappointed for a run near the 200m and, as a result, was held up for some distance before shifting to the outside to secure clear running.
2 SHINAR BOBS Bonus Scheme 6/05/2019 Grafton Slow to begin. Passing the 500m became held up on heels and was unable to improve until obtaining clear running on straightening.
4 ONSET 6/05/2019 Grafton Began awkwardly.
5 CAMBRIDGE DON 29/04/2019 Grafton Overraced between the 2200m and 1400m. Bumped at the entrance to the straight. Shortly after straightening became held up on heels and was unable to be fully tested until shifting out around heels approaching the 100m.
6 CONSOLING 29/04/2019 Grafton Bumped at the entrance to the straight.
8 SHADOW OF MORDOR 29/04/2019 Grafton Eased after improving onto heels approaching the 400m.
10 ANACREON 29/04/2019 Grafton Began awkwardly. Overraced whilst being restrained to find cover approach 1400m. Unable to improve btwn 600m-500m when held up on heels. Q'd re riding, in particular settling at tail of field, rdr std he didn't ride mnt along with vigour in early stgs as mnt has history of overracing when asked to settle after doing so. Rdr std he anticipated mnt would settle in a handy pos with cover & it appeared that this would come to fruition passing the 1500m if rnr to outside was able to obt pos on rail. Add approach 1400m became apparent rnr would remain one off rail so elected to restain to find cvr.
11 GLOBITE’S JAYAR 6/05/2019 Grafton Raced wide in the early stages.
Race 3 - 1:25PM CLARENCE COAST MOTORS MAIDEN PLATE (1215 METRES)

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5 BE WATCHFUL 6/05/2019 Grafton Blundered on jumping and steadied when tightened between runners shortly after.
6 DELAYED RESPONSE BOBS Bonus Scheme 18/02/2019 Ballina Slow to begin. Eased after improving onto heels approaching the 400m. Ran very wide rounding the home turn.
9 PRIVATE EDITION 6/05/2019 Grafton At the entrance to the straight became held up on heels and was unable to by fully tested until near the 200m.
14e HUGS ’N’ KISSES 14/12/2018 Murwillumbah Overraced in the early and middle stages. Ran wide rounding the home turn.
16e ARCADIAN SHORES BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/04/2019 Kempsey Taken wider near the 900m.
17e NORMA’S JOY 6/05/2019 Grafton Slow to begin. Near the 800m was eased when tightened for room.
Race 4 - 2:00PM B FREEMAN - HAY CONTRACTOR MAIDEN HANDICAP (1620 METRES)

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1 STEALTHY 26/04/2019 Port Macquarie Vet rev 1/5 lame off fore and off hind legs. Has been cleared to resume racing.
3 COLLINGWOOD BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/04/2019 Kempsey Taken wider at the 900m and had to be eased. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
6 DELMORE BOBS Bonus Scheme 26/04/2019 Port Macquarie Crowded near 1100m.
7 HAPPY FRANK 6/05/2019 Grafton Steadied when tightened for room shortly after the start. Steadied after improving onto heels rounding the first turn. Raced wide in the middle stages.
8 JET PILOT 29/04/2019 Grafton Shifted out and bumped another runner rounding the home turn.
10 MR ROCK 6/05/2019 Grafton Hung out rounding the first turn. Raced wide in the middle stages.
11 MY BOY FRED 10/05/2019 Murwillumbah Bumped on two occasions shortly after the start. Raced wide in the early and middle stages. Bumped shortly after straightening.
12 SNIPPETSLINE 29/04/2019 Grafton Overraced whilst being restrained in the early stages. Raced wide in the early and middle stages. Bumped rounding the home turn.
13 SPURRED ON 6/05/2019 Grafton Buffeted between runners for a number of strides after jumping. Carried wider rounding the first turn.
14 TICKETS FOR YOUTH 6/05/2019 Grafton Slow to begin.
Race 5 - 2:35PM GRAFTON2YAMBA HOUSEBOAT HIRE BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1015 METRES)

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1 SAN SIERRA 23/03/2019 Casino Slow to begin. Rounding the first turn was carried wider by runner, which shifted out. Raced wide, without cover, from the 600m. Laid in under pressure in the straight.
3 ROCK ON DESTINY 18/06/2018 Lismore Slow to begin. Raced very wide in the early and middle stages. Not tested over the final 200m when well beaten. A post race veterinary examination of the gelding did not reveal any abnormality.
5 PRINCESS ELLE 26/03/2019 Coffs Harbour When quest re perf rdr stated mount began well & he rode forward to obtain fward posn. Rdr stated passing 800m he elected to stay 3 wide, outside leaders, as mount was travelling strongly & he was of the opinion the going was superior to that on fence. Rdr stated mount made awkward stride near 600m & from this point felt reluctant to stretch out. Rdr stated mount was very disapp to the line. Tnr advised mare trialled well leading into event & he was very confident. Tnr reported nothing amiss on return to stable. P/R vet exam no ab's.
6 SER SER SCHON 6/05/2019 Grafton Buffeted between runners on jumping. Hung out rounding the first turn.
7 REDWOLF 26/12/2018 Ballina Approaching the home turn became held up on heels and was unable to improve until shortly after straightening. Laid in over the concluding stages.
9 QUICK CASH 4/06/2018 Cessnock Slow to begin. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the mare to be lame in the near fore leg (1/5). Has since been cleared to resume racing.
10 VIVID IMAGE 6/05/2019 Grafton Bumped and unbalanced rounding the first turn. Raced wide from the 600m.
12 LADY CLARE BOBS Bonus Scheme 6/05/2019 Grafton Blundered shortly after the start.
13e CAPITAL CITY 4/02/2019 Ballina Unable to be fully tested when racing in restricted room over the final 100m.
14e SPIRIT OF CHEROKEE 17/04/2019 Ipswich Raced wide throughout.
16e LADY CHICAGO 6/05/2019 Ipswich Bumped on jumping.
Race 6 - 3:10PM A BOWLING - PAINTER CLASS 3 HANDICAP (SCALED - 0.5KG) (1215 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 OLD TRIESTE 5/05/2019 Sunshine Coast Had difficulty securing clear running between the 400m and 300m and then laid out under pressure over the final 150m. Jockey C. Gallagher was reprimanded for using his whip more than 5 times prior to the 100m.
4 IMPERIAL EAGLE 25/04/2019 Gosford From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Shortly after the start was hampered when crowded. Passing the 200m was crowded.
6 DRAM OF DELAGO BOBS Bonus Scheme 29/04/2019 Grafton Laid out at the entrance to the straight.
7 MOUNT HEIDI 6/05/2019 Grafton Inclined to hang out rounding the home turn and entrance to the straight.
8 OUR CHIQUILLA 2/01/2019 Ladbrokes Park Hillside raced three wide without cover until the 700m-post race vet exam found mare lame n/fore & vet clearance prior to racing again. Cleared to race.
9 JAHEZ BOBS Bonus Scheme 29/04/2019 Grafton Raced wide from the 600m. Passing the 600m was inclined to hang out and continued to near the 300m proving difficult to ride with full vigour. Trainer was advised that a warning would be placed on the geldings racing manners.
10 GOLD SKYE 2/05/2019 Wyong Q’d rdr explained that he intended to race in a forward pos, after beginning only fairly and failing to muster speed he settled back further than expected. He said for some distance approaching the 1000m continued to ride his mnt along, but it was not travelling well. When his mnt commenced to travel near the 900m, the pace slackened and as a result he was unable to maintain a pos with cvr and was left racing wide & w/c.He added that his mnt was disappoint in its failure to finish off. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
11 WINDCATCHER 26/03/2019 Coffs Harbour Hampered on jumping.
14e MAZURKA 2/04/2019 Grafton Shifted out under pressure over the final 150m.
15e TAKE TIME TO CHILL 29/04/2019 Grafton Bumped shortly after the start. Raced wide from the 700m.
Race 7 - 3:50PM BRUSHGROVE HOTEL & PATRONS BRUSHGROVE CUP (1215 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 LANDMARKS 21/12/2018 Lismore Made an awkward stride passing the 200m.
2 DANTGA 20/04/2019 Doomben Raced three wide without cover throughout.
3 HELAROCITY 22/04/2019 Muswellbrook Slow to begin, then hung in during the middle stages.
4 CHLORIDE 1/05/2019 Warwick Farm On arrival on course was exam by the Club’s vet officer & deemed suitable to race. Post race vet exam rev to be galloped on to its off hind leg & also found to be making an abnormal respiratory noise. Trainer was advised a vet clearance, incl the results of an endoscopic exam, will be required prior to the gelding being permitted to race or barrier trial again. Endoscopic exam revealed grade 4 roarer.
7 QUEEN OF KINGSTON 6/04/2019 Royal Randwick Was slow to begin. From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
10 HESCO GOLD 2/05/2019 Wyong Held up for a short distance rounding the home turn
11 JETS CRACKER 1/05/2019 Eagle Farm Began awkwardly.
Race 8 - 4:30PM MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL JUNE 8 ONLY CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1420 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 MEDICINE BALL 6/05/2019 Grafton Bumped and unbalanced on jumping.
4 THE BIG EATER 3/05/2019 Gatton Slow to begin.
5 CHANCE OF RAIN BOBS Bonus Scheme 28/04/2019 Tamworth Slow to begin.
6 I AM PERFECT 6/05/2019 Grafton Slow to begin.
7 CARIBOU 29/04/2019 Grafton Hampered near the 1100m. Allowed to stride forward and lead when caught wide in the early stages. Q'd re the tactics adopted trainer stated it was the mares second start for his stable and it was slow to begin last start. Trnr std instructed rider to ensure the mare began well today with the hope it could obtain a midfield position. Trnr was reminded of his obligation to notify a change in tactics.
9 KAWANA STAR 6/05/2019 Grafton Laid in approaching the 1400m.
11 THAT’S MADNESS 6/05/2019 Grafton Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
12 NAMED AFTER 6/05/2019 Grafton Raced wide in the early stages.
13 CHAKEELA 10/05/2019 Murwillumbah Raced wide in the early and middle stages.
15e BLUE MONTE 29/04/2019 Grafton Pulled in the middle stages. Eased after improving onto heels near the 700m. Bumped approaching the 200m.
16e YANKEE EXPRESS 2/04/2019 Grafton Unable to improve between the 600m and 400m when held up on heels.