Newcastle: Newcastle Jockey Club Saturday 08, August 2020

Meeting Type: Provincial (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +3m Entire
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Soft 5
Weather: Showers
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FinalFields Last Published: Fri 07-Aug-20 12:50PM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Thu 06-Aug-20 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sat 08-Aug-20 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 95

Race 1 - 12:09PM SHARP ELECTRONICS GROUP CONDITIONAL OPEN HANDICAP (900 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 HARDSPOT 30/04/2020 Wagga Raced wide throughout.
3 CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS 30/07/2020 Hawkesbury Rdr stated that the gelding did not handle today's heavy track conditions and consequently was not able to lead the event, which is its usual racing pattern. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities.
5 ADVANCE PARTY 21/07/2020 Wyong Hung out rounding the home turn.
6 NINES ENOUGH 15/06/2020 Bathurst Rider stated after travelling well in behind leaders in early & middle stages, mare commenced to weaken noticeably from 600m & was very disappointing. Post-race vet exam - no abnormalities. Trainer was of the opinion mare may not have handled today’s Soft (7) surface, however she was nevertheless disappointed in today’s performance. Since passed trial at Warwick Farm 6/7/2020.
7 NEWTOWN IS COMING 8/02/2020 Newcastle Rounding the home turn was carried out towards heels and had to be steadied.
Race 2 - 12:44PM AUSTRALIAN BLOODSTOCK HUNTER STAYERS CUP - BENCHMARK 68 HANDICAP (2900 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 PARTNERSHIP (NZ) 1/08/2020 Eagle Farm Jumped away awkwardly.
3 TRUE MARVEL (FR) 25/07/2020 Rosehill Gardens COT: To be ridden further forward; settled midfield.
7 ZAMOSA (NZ) 23/07/2020 Ballina Unable to improve approaching and rounding the home turn when held up on heels. Approaching the 50m became held up on heels and was unable to be tested for the remainder of the event.
Race 3 - 1:19PM GUARDIAN SAFETY SOLUTIONS MAIDEN HANDICAP (900 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 AMIENS 21/07/2020 Wyong A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to be lame (2/5) in the near-fore leg. Tnr was advised a vet clearance would be required before next race/trial. Vet clearance since received.
4 INDIGNANT 21/02/2020 Canberra Over-raced in the early and middle stages.
10 TESTA’S FLOWER 12/07/2020 Hawkesbury Overraced throughout the early stages and near the 1100m, when continuing to overrace, had to be steadied away from the heels. Continued to overrace throughout the middle stages when racing wide and without cover until near the 800m.
Race 4 - 1:59PM ROBERT ETHERIDGE MEMORIAL MAIDEN PLATE (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 BLACK CONSUL 19/07/2020 Scone Approaching the 200m had to eased and shifted out by its rider when hampered by the weakening rnr.
2 INDIVIDUALIST 27/06/2020 Newcastle Slow to begin (2L).
3 MICRONA 19/07/2020 Scone Laid out under pressure in the home straight.
4 NOTHING IS EASY 31/07/2020 Wyong Restrained after improving onto heels approaching the 800m.
7 POP’S GLORY 16/04/2020 Wyong Slow to begin, then shortly after shifted in & bumped a runner. Raced wide & without cover throughout. Post-race vet exam - 2/5 lame in off-foreleg. Vet clearance since received.
10 SAGRADO BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 18/07/2020 Kensington Bumped on jumping.
11 SIR BAWN BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 19/07/2020 Scone Raced keenly in the early stages
Race 5 - 2:39PM YARRAMAN PARK CG&E MAIDEN HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 LUVOIR 9/02/2020 Goulburn When questioned re performance, rider stated that in his view his mount’s tendency to over-race coupled with the heavy track were the principal factors in relation to its disappointing performance. He further added that he had recommended the removal of the blinkers for the gelding’s next start and advised connections that the gelding would be better suited on a firmer surface. Tnr rep concurred with the rider’s views and confirmed the gear alteration would be made.
2 BIZ MO 24/07/2020 Canberra Began awkwardly, shifted in and made contact with a runner. Raced wide throughout.
3 RULE OF LAW BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 22/07/2020 Canterbury Park Underwent a pre-race vet exam after sustaining a minor abrasion to its nearside flank in the tie-up stalls and was deemed suitable to race.
7 MARSH LILLIE 31/07/2020 Wyong Slow to begin. Near the 350m had to be steadied when placed in restricted room.
9 REIGNITE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 21/03/2020 Kembla Grange When questioned, rdr std that the colt raced keenly throughout the early and middle stages and when shifted to the outside of rnr near the 300m failed to respond to his riding and was disappointing in its finishing effort. He added that in his opinion it did not run out today's 1400m. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
10 SIDEARM BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 18/03/2020 Kensington Shortly after the start was hampered and became unbalanced when crowded for room. Then was shifted behind runners in the early stages from its wide barrier. Hampered when another rnr shifted out passing the 800m. Overraced in the middle stages. Laid out rounding the home turn.
11 STRIKE MISSILE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 21/07/2020 Wyong Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
13 YOUNG HEART 18/07/2020 Kembla Grange Rdr stated that his mount travelled comfortably in the lead throughout the early and middle stages, however, when placed under pressure shortly after straightening the gelding failed to let down on the track conditions and weakened noticeably inside the final 100 metres. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities.
Race 6 - 3:19PM NEW ZEALAND BLOODSTOCK F&M MAIDEN HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 LA TIGRESA 18/03/2020 Kensington For some distance leaving the 600m was held up on the heels and unable to improve.
2 SKYMIST 8/01/2020 Warwick Farm When questioned re poor performance, rdr std after obtaining the lead near the 800m mnt travelled well, however approaching the home turn was under pressure, commenced to hang in and failed to finish the race off. A post-race vet exam revealed the filly to be slow to recover. Tnr rep informed that the filly had pleased in its work leading into today's event and he was extremely disappointed in its failure to close the race off. Tnr subsequently reported the filly pulled up well but has now been spelled.
4 LET ME THINK 16/07/2020 Gosford Shortly after the start was hampered. Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
7 CANADIAN SPICE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 25/03/2020 Warwick Farm For some distance passing the 700m overraced at heels. Raced greenly when placed under pressure in the home straight.
10 SALATEEN BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 28/02/2020 Canterbury Park Began only fairly and then bumped shortly after the start. When questioned whether there was an opportunity to allow mnt to progress fwd leaving the 700m to race directly outside another rnr thereby preventing mnt being taken wider, rdr std mnt overraced in early stages and was concerned if asked to improve it would continue to overrace. Added he did not foresee another rnr shifting from rail to one off position at this stage of race, but as a result his mnt was taken wider passing the 600m and raced three wide without cover from that point.
12 DRIZZLE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 8/04/2020 Warwick Farm Was bumped heavily on jumping. From a wide barrier raced keenly when being shifted behind runners in the early stages.
13 HEAVY ROTATION 12/02/2020 Warwick Farm Shortly after the start was crowded. A short distance later was crowded again. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
14 KUNG FU MUSHU BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 23/07/2020 Kembla Grange Stewards permitted rdr to ride the filly ½ kilogram over its allotted weight of 55 kilograms. After beginning only fairly was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
15e SEGOSHA 16/07/2020 Gosford After obtaining the lead in the early stages, commenced to race keenly when being restrained.
16e WANDONNA 4/02/2020 Gosford Rdr reported the filly travelled well for the majority of the event, but when placed under pressure failed to respond to his riding and in his opinion failed to run out the 1600m. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr subsequently reported whilst he was satisfied with the post-race condition of the filly, it would now be spelled.
17e NAUGHTY MISS NIC 3/01/2020 Muswellbrook Was crowded at the start.
18e PARINEETI 27/02/2020 Beaumont Newcastle Slow to begin. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
Race 7 - 3:59PM RED FUNNEL F&M BENCHMARK 64 HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ECHO GEM 18/07/2020 Kensington Knuckled over on jumping. Raced keenly in the middle stages. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
2 NISHKA 22/07/2020 Canterbury Park When questioned re performance, rdr std mnt was not suited by the genuine tempo of today's race which made it difficult to quicken when placed under pressure on straightening. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
3 SONG AND A PRAYER 7/06/2020 Hawkesbury Slow to begin and shortly after the start was crowded.
6 ALL TIARA 30/04/2020 Wagga When questioned regarding the performance rider explained her mount travelled only fairly on todays heavy track conditions and when placed under pressure did not respond before shortening stride noticeably over the final 100m. She added in her opinion it was not suited by todays heavy track and may not have run a strong 2000m. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities.
7 SHE’S FEARLESS 11/03/2020 Warwick Farm Rdr std obtained midfield posn with cover, however when early tempo was slow & rnr improved to mount's outside, it was shuffled back & raced towards rear of field. Std near 800m attempted to shift to inside to improve along rail, but was unable to do so. Stated near 700m mount commenced to race keenly & was steadied from heels. Add although mount had difficulty obtaining clear running round h/turn & in straight & was awkward on heels passing 200m, he was nevertheless disappointed with its performance. Post-race vet exam - 2/5 lame in off-fore leg. Vet clearance since received.
9 WINTER IN AMERICA 21/03/2020 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly and, shortly afterwards, shifted in and was bumped. Raced keenly throughout the early and middle stages
10 DUENNA 18/07/2020 Kembla Grange Shortly after jumping, shifted in and made contact with another runner.
11 MAIBEASY (NZ) 21/07/2020 Wyong On jumping was checked when crowded.
13 MOSHT UP 31/07/2020 Wyong Near the 200m was inconvenienced.
Race 8 - 4:38PM REWARD HOSPITALITY CG&E BENCHMARK 64 HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 NICTOCK 31/07/2020 Wyong Near the 800m had to be eased from heels.
3 TIME OF GLORY 7/07/2020 Newcastle Bumped at start.
5 DYNAMITED 25/07/2020 Gosford Began awkwardly.
6 CALIFORNIA AUGUST 24/07/2020 Canberra Stwds approved gear request of last start winner (Nose Roll on first time) as tnr rep advised the gelding has been travelling better with the gear on and helps him to concentrate as it steps up in grade.
7 HOLY REIGN 29/07/2020 Warwick Farm Bumped shortly after the start.
8 OROKONUI (NZ) 26/09/2019 Hawkesbury Raced keenly throughout the middle stages and approaching the 800m had to be eased away from heels.
10 EVER SO NATURAL 25/07/2020 Gosford From a wide barrier was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. Held up rounding the home turn.
11 KINSHIP 18/07/2020 Kembla Grange Rdr stated that his mount raced keenly throughout the early and middle stages, particularly when the tempo of the race slackened approaching the 800m. He said that, due to its racing manners and the heavy track conditions, his mount failed to respond to his riding in the straight and was most disappointing. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
13 DOMINUS (NZ) 23/07/2020 Kembla Grange Near the 150m was hampered and carried inwards. Rdr reported that mnt hung out throughout the event and proved difficult for him to ride. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Tnr was advised that a warning would be placed on the gelding's racing manners.
16e SENNACHERIB 24/07/2020 Canberra Slow to begin.
17e DETERGE 19/07/2020 Scone Held up for clear running in the early part of the straight.
19e CLIFF’S CHOICE 17/07/2020 Taree Slow to begin. Was eased near the 100m.