Ballina: Ballina Jockey Club Friday 15, November 2019

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +1.5m 1000m - 250m; cutaway applies
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Good 3
Weather: Fine
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FinalFields Last Published: Fri 15-Nov-19 5:58PM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Wed 13-Nov-19 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Fri 15-Nov-19 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 75

Race 1 - 1:40PM XXXX GOLD F&M MAIDEN HANDICAP (1255 METRES)

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1 IN FOR A DOLLAR 4/11/2019 Ballina Near the 400m became held up on heels and was unable to be fully tested until the entrance to the straight.
2 VINROSE BOBS Bonus Scheme 1/11/2019 Kilcoy Jumped awkwardly and shifted out. When questioned regarding the horse’s seemingly disappointing performance, A. Mallyon explained that whilst the horse travelled well and was able to race close to the rail, it did not finish off the race as expected and proved disappointing. Mr Eggleston, representative for trainer K. Lees, indicated that the horse’s current racing preparation would be reviewed following its performance today. Stable has decided to remove blinkers from gear and proceed with preparation.
3 PISCOPIA BOBS Bonus Scheme 14/11/2019 Aquis Beaudesert Rider W. O’Connell reported that his mount failed to muster any early speed, however, finished the race off well under pressure and in his view would appreciate a step up in distance.
4 CRISTAL CAZ 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah Laid in under pressure during the early part of the straight.
5 ELYSIA 4/11/2019 Ballina Late Scr - lame off hind (1/5). Vet cert required PTNS. Clearance received.
6 MORGAUSE 4/11/2019 Ballina Slow to begin.
7 SHE WON’T LISTEN 4/11/2019 Ballina Bumped shortly after the start. Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
Race 2 - 2:15PM BALLINA FAIR F&M BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1255 METRES)

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1 JULIANNE’S WISH 29/10/2019 Grafton When quest rdr stated that from a wide barrier he elected to ride mount along to establish the lead passing 800m & endeavoured to give mount cheap sectionals in middle stages. Rdr stated that his mount sprinted fairly on straightening however commenced to weaken over final 200m. Rdr stated mount was under a heavy weight impost & first up today, of which its record is poor, & he felt these factors along with the work it had to do to establish the lead were to its detriment over latter stages of the event. P/R vet exam no ab's.
6 PRINCESS CAVALLO 2/11/2019 Toowoomba Steadied from the heels of ROSENDAHL RED when that runner shifted in under pressure leaving the 200m.
Race 3 - 2:50PM TURSA CG&E MAIDEN HANDICAP (1255 METRES)

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1 AND FINALLY 30/10/2019 Ipswich Hampered approaching the 600m by SCARAMOUCHE, which shifted in.
2 TERZO MILLENNIO 26/10/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Near the 700m commenced to overrace, shifted away from the rails to a one off position forcing LETHAL ATTRACTION three wide.
3 ARLINGTON VALLEY 22/07/2018 Coffs Harbour Approaching the 100m was obliged to ease out around heels to continue to improve.
4 HARRYUP 4/11/2019 Ballina Began awkwardly.
9 BRADDOCK DOWN BOBS Bonus Scheme 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah Travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
10 IT’S MYSTIC 4/11/2019 Ballina Began awkwardly. Passing the 800m and 700m was steadied after improving onto heels.
11 KALKS 6/10/2019 Ballina Near the 600m was obliged to steady and shift out around the heels of a weakening runner.
12 SHY BOY 6/11/2019 Grafton Near the 100m was hampered by runner which shifted in abruptly.
13 ZOFF THE BOSS 2/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Slow to begin.
Race 4 - 3:25PM BALLINA CUP TICKETS ON SALE CLASS 2 HANDICAP (1005 METRES)

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1 OLD TRIESTE 4/11/2019 Ballina Passing the 600m became held up on heels and was unable to improve until easing out around heels shortly after straightening. Inclined to lay in under pressure over the final 100m.
2 INVINCORE 26/10/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Blundered on jumping momentarily unbalancing its rider and lost ground.
3 BLEVIO 4/11/2019 Ballina Approaching the home turn became held up on heels and was unable to be fully tested until near the 200m.
7 HIROKO BOBS Bonus Scheme 11/07/2019 Grafton Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
8 BLACK MOSHEEN 4/11/2019 Ballina Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early stages.
9 MAGIC ERA 29/10/2019 Grafton Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
Race 5 - 4:00PM TAB CG&E BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1255 METRES)

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1 LOVE WAVES (NZ) 31/08/2019 Hawkesbury When questioned re performance, rdr stated mount failed to travel satisfactorily throughout the event and was under pressure from the 800m whereby it commenced to weaken noticeably, so he therefore desisted from riding over the final 400m. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Tnr advised gelding must barrier trial prior to next race start. Trialled Ballina 4/11/19.
3 POOR CORNER 5/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast After passing the 900m commenced to hang in and proved difficult to ride and then shortly after straightening commenced to weaken and finished a distant last. Trainer of the opinion did not appreciate today's firm surface and is more suited to softer track. Vetted - poor post race recovery.
5 DARK IMAGE 2/06/2019 Murwillumbah Overraced rounding the first turn.
6 OUR ROCKY 2/11/2019 Aquis Beaudesert Began awkwardly.
9 FLINDERS DRAGON 16/07/2019 Ballina Slow to begin (2L). Overraced, and inclined to lay in, approaching the first turn. Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages.
11 BIG BUDDIE 2/11/2019 Aquis Beaudesert Jockey N. Masuda reported his mount was inclined o lay out a various stages.
Race 6 - 4:35PM BOXING DAY RACES @ BALLINA BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1905 METRES)

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3 CITY OF KIRKWALL (NZ) 2/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast When racing in a rearward position on the rail, commenced to over-race and made contact with the rail passing the 1400m. After passing the 1200m, improved onto the heels of ASSERTIVE STAR and had to be restrained.
4 CHIEF COMMAND BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 5/11/2019 Eagle Farm Slow to begin.
8 HEZA MAGIC MAN 27/10/2019 Port Macquarie Slow to begin, then crowded shortly after.
9 LIGHT MOTION 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah When caught wide and without cover in the early stages was allowed to stride forward and obtain the lead passing the 1400m.
10 LA FIREBIRD (NZ) 5/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Slow to begin.
11 STEPPIN’ OUT 8/11/2019 Kempsey A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
14e MYBOYCELLITO 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah Held up rounding the home-turn before being directed outside heels to improve near the 300m. Laid out under pressure during the straight.
Race 7 - 5:10PM SLIPWAY HOTEL BENCHMARK 66 HANDICAP (1405 METRES)

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2 FLYING MACHINE 11/11/2019 Lismore Slow to begin.
3 ELJETEM 5/11/2019 Kumbia Made the home turn extremely wide.
5 COUNTER MEAL 2/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Over the final 100m, laid in under pressure.
6 MY COUSIN JACKIE 22/10/2019 Lismore Rounding the home turn became held up on heels and was unable to be tested until near the 250m.
7 MELTED MOMENTS 29/10/2019 Grafton Travelled keenly in the middle stages. Steadied after improving onto heels approaching the 500m. Unable to improve approaching and rounding the home turn when held up on heels.
9 LAOBAN TAI TAI 11/11/2019 Lismore Slow to begin. Travelled keenly approaching and rounding the first turn. Shortly after straightening was obliged to ease out around heels to continue to improve.
10 DRYSDALE SPIRIT 29/10/2019 Grafton Raced wide, without cover, throughout the early and middle stages. Steadied from heels approaching the 200m. Not tested from this point when a beaten horse.
Race 8 - 5:45PM THE MISSION @ AQUIS FARM CLASS 1 & MAIDEN PLATE (1605 METRES)

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1 A LITTLE CRAFTY 9/11/2019 Aquis Park Gold Coast Began awkwardly and shifted in bumping heavily with LUANA. Raced three wide without cover throughout.
2 CANE CUTTER 29/10/2019 Grafton Laid in down the straight and proved difficult to ride with full vigour. Bumped close to the finish line.
3 MALEKO 29/10/2019 Grafton Inclined to lay out at the entrance to the straight. Shifted out under pressure over the final 100m and bumped another runner close to the finish line.
4 MR PIQUET 1/11/2019 Kilcoy Jumped awkwardly.
6 SAUTE 7/11/2019 Gatton Blundered on jumping away. Commenced to race ungenerously and shifted wider on the track approaching the 850m. Laid in on to RIMMSKI approaching the 100m.
7 STRYKING EMERALD 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah Bumped on jumping. When caught wide and without cover in the early and middle stages was allowed to stride forward and obtain the lead passing the 800m.
8 MAQUINA VOLADORA 29/10/2019 Grafton Shifted out under pressure approaching and passing the 50m.
9 NORTHERN DRAGON 1/11/2019 Sunshine Coast Obliged to steady from heels near the 1000m and as a result shifted wider on the track.
10 BAY SHOT 5/11/2019 Murwillumbah Began only fairly.
11 VERDANCY 29/10/2019 Grafton Inclined to pull in the early and middle stages. Eased when racing in restricted room passing the 600m.
15e EL RANCHOS (NZ) 5/11/2019 Sunshine Coast Overraced in the early stages whilst being restrained from heels. Shifted out to avoid heels near the 600m.