Port Macquarie: Port Macquarie Race Club Thursday 14, November 2019

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +4m Entire
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 4
Weather: Fine
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Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Tue 12-Nov-19 12:27PM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Tue 12-Nov-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Thu 14-Nov-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 79
***Meeting abandoned***

Race 1 - 1:50PM PANTHERS PORT MACQUARIE MAIDEN HANDICAP (1008 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 MR MAGOO 1/11/2019 Moree Hung out rounding the home turn.
5 ANOTHER OPTION 9/08/2018 Warrnambool Raced keenly in the early stages. Performed below market expectation. Rider stated that the gelding over raced in the early and middles stages and as a result did not finish the event off. Post race veterinary exam no abs
6 CASCADE COUNTY 4/11/2019 Ballina Laid out down the straight and proved difficult to ride with full vigour.
10 UPTOOIT 4/11/2019 Ballina Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
Race 2 - 2:25PM PRIME 7 LOCAL NEWS MAIDEN PLATE (1208 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 HE ZOFFAN GONE 24/08/2019 Port Macquarie Momentarily held up on heels rounding the home turn.
3 HIDDEN HILLS 6/06/2019 Wyong Raced wide and without cover until the 800m whereby the gelding shifted in behind rnr.
4 REUBEN JAMES BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie Bumped on jumping.
5 SPIRIT IN THE SKY 13/10/2019 Cranbourne Began awkwardly. Rdr said mount raced keenly in the early stages and did not finish race off. Post race vet exam revealed no abs.
6 ALL A LADY 25/10/2019 Scone Had to be checked and lost ground, raced ungenerously during the middle stages.
7 ETHNY 28/10/2019 Cessnock Knuckled near the 1000m. Rider reported that her mount failed to handle the firm track conditions.
8 PENTAGON 27/10/2019 Coonabarabran Hampered shortly after the start. The saddle slipped backwards throughout the event, placing rider at a disadvantage. Raced greenly under pressure in the straight.
11 DIDDLY DEE BOBS Bonus Scheme 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie Was reluctant to take a narrow run near the 150m, then had to eased at the 100m and went to the finish line untested when racing in restricted room.
12e HITMAN BOBS Bonus Scheme 7/06/2019 Taree Began awkwardly, then pulled hard passing the 1000m.
Race 3 - 3:05PM SCHWEPPES BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (1512 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 WEWONYA 12/10/2019 Port Macquarie Was crowded shortly after the start.
2 DENIM STREET 28/10/2019 Cessnock Slow to begin.
9 WAIHEKE ISLAND 5/11/2019 Coffs Harbour Slow to begin.
Race 4 - 3:45PM TAB.COM.AU CLASS 2 HANDICAP (1512 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 OAKFIELD GERONIMO 3/11/2019 Muswellbrook Had to be steadied passing the 1300m, then pulled hard for some distance.
2 SAZAVEE 28/10/2019 Cessnock Rider stated mount travelled fairly, however became under pressure as far out as the 700m and was disappointing in its failure to respond to his riding. Added only explanations he could offer were mare may not have appreciated the firm track conditions and that it will derive benefit from today's first-up run. Post-race vet exam - no abnormalities.
4 DUKES COUNTY 1/11/2019 Moree Was bumped and forced wider passing the 250m.
8 SHE’S JUST SAYIN’ 28/10/2019 Cessnock Slow to begin.
11 FIELD HELMET 5/11/2019 Taree A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
Race 5 - 4:20PM CARLTON DRY OPEN HANDICAP (1208 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 CHIEF IN COMMAND 23/10/2019 Doomben Hampered when tightened for room at the start. Held up in the early part of the home straight and had to alter course to the outside of ALMAS in order to improve.
3 GOLDEN COMET 29/10/2019 Grafton Bumped on jumping. Raced wide, without cover, from the 700m. Bumped near the 50m.
5 CUBAN SIZZLE 31/10/2019 Gosford COT: To be ridden conservatively from outside barrier; settled back. Jumped awkwardly outwards & shifted behind runners in early stages. Raced wide and without cover from the 800m.
6 MISTER MCILROY (NZ) 20/10/2019 Wyong Passing the 400m was hampered by another rnr. Rounding the home turn was hampered by another rnr, which shifted out when inclined to lay out. Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
7 EYEBEA DANSER 19/10/2019 Newcastle Rdr stated that his mount, which was resuming from a spell, travelled well during the race and approaching the home turn was positioned behind the eventual winner, however, when he asked for an effort in the home straight his mount did not respond and failed to run on over the concluding stages. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
8 CHALCEDONY 29/10/2019 Grafton Hampered shortly after the start.
10 METRE EATER 27/10/2019 Coonabarabran Began awkwardly; when questioned regarding his riding, stated in the early stages, his mount settled towards the rear of the field after beginning awkwardly. He added that near the 1200m his mount sustained some minor interference as a result of an incident to another runner and he was obliged to steady the gelding. He added his mount failed to handle the downhill and turning nature of the Coonabarabran track it did not travel comfortably throughout the middle stages. He added approaching the home turn, he shifted his mount outwards to allow it sufficient galloping room and it.
Race 6 - 4:55PM GREAT NORTHERN CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1208 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 DARK SECRET (NZ) 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie Began awkwardly.
2 BEAT THAT 22/10/2019 Lismore As BLKS On was incorrectly declared, geld competed with BLKS OFF, consistent with previous start. When quest re leading event rdr stated he was inst to have geld begin well. Rdr stated mount began well & from the wide barrier, with no other runner showing intent to lead, he elected to ride forward & lead event. Tnr stated geld typically settles handy / mid however last two starts it got further back after blundering on jumping on one occasion & being slow to begin on another. Tnr stated for this reason he asked rdr to make every effort to begin well on geld with hope it could settle handy.
3 MAGNALANE 21/10/2019 Grafton Change of tactics: To be ridden conservatively early; settled mid-field. Travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
5 CHIEF HAVOC 27/10/2019 Coonabarabran Raced wide throughout.
7 FULL OF SPIRIT 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie A post race vet exam revealed no abnormalities.
11 BROOKE 20/10/2019 Wyong From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Near the 150m was hampered by another rnr.
12e TOTALLY MESMERIZED 5/11/2019 Coffs Harbour Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
Race 7 - 5:30PM JOHN OXLEY MOTORS BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1008 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 THE MONT 10/10/2019 Gunnedah Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. On straightening was held up for clear running behind a rnr and was unable to obtain clear running until the 350m.
3 ODDS OR EVENS 28/10/2019 Cessnock Hampered on jumping.
7 ALSHAHHAD 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie Slow to begin.
11 TAKEN ON CHANCE 6/11/2019 Grafton Held up rounding the home-turn and during the early part of the straight on heels. Inside the final 100m was steadied and unable to be tested after improving onto heels.
13e STANZZA 6/06/2019 Wyong Bumped on jumping.