Walcha: Walcha Jockey Club Friday 07, February 2020

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: True
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Soft 7
Weather: Overcast
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Track Information: Track rating amended to Soft 7 at 7:22am as per stewards
FinalFields Last Published: Fri 07-Feb-20 4:34PM AEDT
Riders must be declared before: Wed 05-Feb-20 12:00PM AEDT
Scratching close: Fri 07-Feb-20 7:30AM AEDT
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 75

Race 1 - 1:25PM TRANSWEST FUELS CLASS 3 HANDICAP (1440 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 RADIANT CHOICE 28/01/2020 Tamworth A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality.
2 RATLER 28/01/2020 Tamworth began awkwardly and was slow away.
3 MALZOOM 6/01/2020 Gunnedah Raced in restricted room inside another rnr for some distance in the home straight.
5 LOOKIN’ ALIVE 28/01/2020 Tamworth raced in restricted room for some distance and was carried in passing the 600m.
6 ANNALYSIUM (NZ) 4/02/2020 Gosford Slow to begin.
Race 2 - 2:00PM KINGS PHARMACY & WALCHA VET SUPPLIES MAIDEN PLATE (1440 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 THINK OF LEGEND 6/01/2020 Gunnedah Raced wide and without cover.
4 TREBLE CLEF 23/01/2020 Tamworth Raced without cover throughout, then hung in over the concluding stages
6 CROSS EYED MARY 25/01/2020 Newcastle Dislodged rdr whilst proceeding to the barriers and was riderless for a short distance before being recaptured. Underwent a vet exam and deemed suitable to race. Slow to begin and then from a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
8 PURE FAITH 26/01/2020 Wyong Bumped on jumping.
9 GERWIG BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 16/01/2020 Gosford Slow to begin.
11 OLYMPIC FAME BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 23/01/2020 Tamworth Slow to begin.
12 ROBINGURRA 19/01/2020 Muswellbrook Attempted to buck passing the 1200m. Stable representative was advised that prior to racing again must perform tractably in an official barrier trial.
13e MR PERFECTION 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Ran out abruptly at the start.
14e GOOD AS GOLD 27/01/2020 Grafton Shortly after the start was checked from heels. Near the 900m was steadied after improving onto heels.
15e EVERLUCK 23/11/2019 Inverell Slow to begin.
Race 3 - 2:35PM PETER NORBURY MOTORS & LOWES PETROLEUM BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1700 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 HUSONIQUE 23/01/2020 Tamworth a post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality.
2 ONEMORECHOICE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 18/01/2020 Rosehill Gardens Shifted out at the start and made contact with another rnr.
4 ANNIE’S STREET 7/01/2020 Mudgee Near the 400m was disappointed for a run and was shifted back to the inside to obtain clear running.
9 MISS HANSON 6/01/2020 Gunnedah Was bumped and became momentarily unbalanced near the 150m.
Race 4 - 3:10PM STACKS LAW FIRM LIGHTNING HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ALL STAND 27/01/2020 Grafton Hung-out rounding the home-turn.
2 PATRIOT 25/01/2020 Royal Randwick Began only fairly and then was tightened.
3 SHE’S CHOOSIE 27/01/2020 Grafton Began only fairly.
8 CALL ME BRAD 23/01/2020 Tamworth was hampered and carried wider rounding the turn near the 800m.
9 SMOKEY EYE 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Slow to begin.
Race 5 - 3:50PM WOODIE WONDER & O.K EARTHMOVING RON MARTIN MAIDEN HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 WARRAH FLASH 22/09/2019 Moree Began awkwardly and was slow into stride.
3 GARCON BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 28/01/2020 Tamworth raced greenly in the early and middle stages. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding displayed a slow recovery rate.
4 TRELISE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 27/10/2019 Coonabarabran Raced very greenly throughout the early and middle stages and ran out near the 600m; laid out under pressure and raced very greenly in the straight.
6 BARD’S VOICE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 18/07/2019 Moree Crowded at the start.
9 LEICA SPECIAL 14/01/2020 Dalby Shifted in rounding the home turn and bumped another runner.
10 I’M WITH FLEX (NZ) 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Began awkwardly.
13 FLYING ENCOUNTER 28/01/2020 Tamworth bumped at the start, then was hampered and carried wider rounding the home turn.
15e TRIP TO LONDON 6/01/2020 Gunnedah Became fractious in the barrier and was scratched on veterinary advice at 3.23pm. Warning recorded.
17e MR PERFECTION 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Ran out abruptly at the start.
Race 6 - 4:30PM GRAZIERS CUP CLASS 2 HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 TIKKITALA 26/01/2020 Wyong Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
6 HEY DUDE 25/01/2020 Royal Randwick Near the 350m ran out before being corrected by its rdr.
7 ALCHERA 27/09/2019 Scone Held up for clear running until approaching the 200m
9 TURMOIL 28/09/2019 Gunnedah Slow to begin. Passing the 500m had to be steadied to avoid the heels of another rnr.
11 ALSHAHHAD 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Slow to begin.
12 DAISY PLUCK 24/09/2019 Wyong Hung out rounding the home turn.
Race 7 - 5:10PM ELDERS WALCHA CUP (1440 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 LIFE O’BRIEN 17/01/2020 Canterbury Park When the pace steadied passing the 1300m, overraced at heels of another, & when being restrained by its rdr, shifted out & then was obliged to race three wide without cover for the remainder of the event. Rdr reported geld made an abnormal respiratory noise throughout the event. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. Notwithstanding this, bearing in mind the rider's report, tnr was advised a vet clearance, including the results of an endoscopic exam, would be required before geld racing or trialling again.
2 PROFESSOR MARX 23/01/2020 Tamworth raced in restricted room in the home straight.
3 ROCKIN’ RUGA 25/01/2020 Newcastle A post race vet exam revealed no abs.
11 CUT THE MUSTARD 9/08/2019 Tamworth Slow to begin.
Race 8 - 5:50PM MARTINS LIME & TONY WILLIAMS MACHINERY BENCHMARK 58 HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 RED LIBERTY (NZ) 7/01/2020 Mudgee Slow to begin. Rider reported that the gelding made an abnormal respiratory noise near the finishing line. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be experiencing a slower than usual recovery rate. Trainer reported that the gelding had worked well going into today’s meeting nor had the gelding displayed any sign of respiratory issues. Trainer was advised that prior to being permitted to race or trial again, that the results of an endoscopic examination would be required.
6 ONYA ROSIE 28/09/2019 Gunnedah Raced wide and without cover. Laid in under pressure over the concluding stages.
7 EMPATHY 18/01/2020 Tumut COT: To be ridden further forward; settled in the lead. When questioned re performance, rdr std after jumping awkwardly he endeavoured to push mnt forward and it was travelling well thereafter in a forward position however failed to respond to his riding when placed under pressure from the 500m. Added he could not offer any explanation for the poor performance other than it may not have appreciated being ridden in the forward position today. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
8 HOLD ALL TICKETS 23/01/2020 Tamworth raced fiercely in the early stages
14e SMOKEY EYE 24/01/2020 Port Macquarie Slow to begin.