Kensington: Australian Turf Club Wednesday 20, May 2020

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +5m Entire
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Soft 6
Weather: Fine
Penetrometer: 5.25
Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Wed 20-May-20 8:54AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Mon 18-May-20 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Wed 20-May-20 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 73

Race 1 - 12:50PM ALL TOO HARD @ VINERY HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 TOMMY GOLD (NZ) 29/02/2020 Royal Randwick Overraced in the early stages. Approaching the 900m was steadied from heels. Held up for clear running in the early part of the straight and near the 350m was steadied and shifted to the outside to obtain clear running. A post-race vet exam revealed the colt to be slow to recover.
2 FASTCONI BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Over the final 50m was contacted and taken wider by another runner. Protest against 1st dismissed.
3 ANOTHER ONE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 30/04/2020 Wagga Rdr permitted to ride 1kg over allotted weight. Near the 200m contacted the hindquarter of another rnr and as result was steadied and become unbalanced. Held up rounding the home turn and early part of the straight.
7 NARVAEZ BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 21/12/2019 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. Near the 350m was steadied when momentarily crowded.
8 STRATEGIST 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Near the 700m was eased to avoid heels. Briefly held up in the early part of the straight.
11 DANCE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 25/01/2020 Newcastle A post race vet exam revealed no abs.
12 BLOSSOM STAR 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Throughout the middle stages raced keenly at heels and for some distance passing the 600m was restrained when placed close to the heels of that runner. Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight and was unable to secure clear running until near the 200m.
Race 2 - 1:25PM BLUE POINT @ DARLEY HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 SPACEBOY BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Laid in when placed under pressure in the early part of the straight.
3 FROSTY ROCKS BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm COT: To be ridden further forward; led.
6 HULK 27/01/2020 Warwick Farm Rdr reported he was instructed to ride mnt in a mid-field position, however after beginning well he elected to progress forward in an endeavour to find a prominent position with cover. Added when racing three wide he elected to continue forward in order to take a position closer to the running rail to avoid covering additional ground, ultimately this resulted in mnt having to lead the event.
7 MISS SPITEFUL BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 26/12/2019 Royal Randwick Became fractious as the start was effected and, as a consequence, began awkwardly and lost ground. A post-race vet exam revealed the filly to be lame (2/5) in the off foreleg. Co-tnr was advised a vet clearance is required prior to barrier trialling or racing again. Vet clearance since received.
8 CAPRI OF TUFFY BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 26/01/2020 Wyong Shortly after the start was bumped on the hindquaters by another runner.
Race 3 - 2:00PM RANVET SALKAVITE HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 WANDABAA BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 29/02/2020 Doomben Raced three wide throughout. Rdr fined for returning to scale 1kg overweight.
3 UP TRUMPZ 2/05/2020 Kensington Began only fairly.
4 VIRGILIO 22/12/2019 Moruya When questioned regarding the disappointing performance of the gelding, rider stated that his mount did not respond to his riding in the straight and felt award in its action over the concluding stages. A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding did not reveal any abnormality.
6 CALIPARI 2/05/2020 Kensington Began only fairly and was then shifted behind runners in the early stages.
8 ANNA’S JOY 22/04/2020 Canterbury Park Blundered on jumping.
9 SPACEBOY BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Laid in when placed under pressure in the early part of the straight.
10 PRIVATE THOUGHTS BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 27/01/2020 Warwick Farm Laid in rounding the home turn and when under pressure in the straight. A post-race vet exam revealed the filly to be slow to recover.
12 THE LION 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Approaching the finish line improved up onto the heels of another rnr and had to be steadied.
Race 4 - 2:35PM SKY RACING ACTIVE HANDICAP (1550 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 AESOP’S FABLE 21/04/2020 Scone Ran wide under pressure over the concluding stages.
8 MORENO (NZ) 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Began only fairly and was then shifted behind runners in the early stages.
9 VIREN BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 5/05/2020 Hawkesbury Over-raced throughout the middle stages.
10 SAVVY VALENTINO (NZ) 9/05/2020 Newcastle Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr rep subsequently reported satisfaction with the post-race condition of the gelding and the intention is to continue with the current preparation.
11 FILL OF FUN BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 30/04/2020 Wyong Near the 150m was bumped
12 SEGRILL BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 5/05/2020 Hawkesbury Had difficulty obtaining clear running from the 600m until approaching the 400m when racing in restricted room.
14e MY DESIRE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 19/05/2020 Port Macquarie Rider reported that his mount travelled well throughout, then was placed under pressure at the 500m, it failed to respond and, in his opinion, it raced like a tired horse. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
16e TRI NATIONS 19/05/2020 Kembla Grange Began awkwardly. When caught wide in the early stages was allowed to stride forward to obtain the lead near the 1000m.
Race 5 - 3:10PM VALE CARYL WILLIAMSON HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 RIVA CAPRI (NZ) 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
2 ROMANTIC WHISPER 22/04/2020 Canterbury Park When questioned re poor performance, rdr std mnt raced keenly through early and middle stages when unable to lead and as a result failed to close race off. Added mnt may have also been feeling the effects of its last-start 3rd placing over 1600m when on a heavy track. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Co-tnr advised must barrier trial prior to next race start. Since passed trial at Randwick 5/5/20.
3 MAGGIE MISS 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Rdr reported that after began awkwardly, and despite his efforts in the early stages, failed to muster sufficient speed to obtain a more forward position. Rdr added that in his opinion, his mnt would benefit from being stepped up in distance at its next race start.
4 EARTH SONG BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park COT: To be ridden conservatively; settled back. Began awkwardly and from a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
6 LE LUDE 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Held up for clear running rounding the home turn and leaving the 300m had to be steadied from the heels of another rnr before obtaining clear running near the 200m.
7 ARCHANNA BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 13/04/2020 Warwick Farm Rdr permitted to ride 0.5kg over allotted weight. After being loaded into the barriers became fractious and made slight contact with the front gates, underwent a vet exam and was deemed suitable to race. Began awkwardly and shifted in. Rdr reported that the filly raced greenly throughout the event.
9 ROCKAROSA BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 1/05/2020 Wagga Slow to begin.
11e JAZETTE 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. Raced in restricted room for some distance approaching and passing the 300m, and at the 250m had to be steadied when tightened for room. Rdr reported that his saddle shifted back shortly after the start which placed him at a distinct disadvantage throughout the course of the race. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
12e PEACE OF MIND 14/02/2020 Canterbury Park Began awkwardly. Rdr reported mnt travelled satisfactorily in a prominent position in the early and middle stages, however when passing the 800m came under pressure and did not respond to his riding, dipping on a number of occasions when weakening in the straight. Added mnt may not have run out the distance on today's track surface. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr advised the mare will go for a freshen up and he also undertook to barrier trial it before returning to the races. Since trialed at Rosehill 8/5/20.
13e THREEOOD 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly and lost ground, and was then shifted behind runners in the early stages. From between the 150m to passing the 100m, was shifted to the inside of another runner to secure clear running.
14e DAME KIRI 9/05/2020 Newcastle Bumped on jumping. Raced keenly in the early stages. Held up from the 400m until approaching the 200m
Race 6 - 3:45PM HEINEKEN 3 HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
2 EPIC DAN 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. Rdr reported that in his opinion, the gelding was not suited by racing on today's Good (3) track. A post race vet exam revealed no abs.
4 ORCEIN 28/12/2019 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly and shortly after the start was bumped. From its wide barrier was then shifted behind runners in the early stages. In the straight laid in.
5 TCHAIKOVSKY 6/05/2020 Canberra When questioned regarding the performance of the gelding, rider stated he was happy with his mount’s overall performance today in that it was resuming from a long spell and felt the gelding would derive great of benefit from today’s run. A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding revealed no abnormalities.
6 REFORMIST BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Slow to begin. Held up for clear running approaching and rounding the home turn and until leaving the 200m.
9 CRAFTY TYCOON 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly.
10 BAANONE (NZ) 4/01/2020 Kensington Crowded on jumping.
11e LANCASTER BOMBER 2/05/2020 Newcastle From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners shortly after the start. Rounding the home turn became awkwardly positioned close to the heels of another runner and shifted out abruptly.
12e PAPAL WARRIOR BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park From its wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Passing the 200m was taken wider by another rnr.
13e LIVE THE MOMENT 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm Slow to begin.
14e GALAHAD’S QUEST 9/05/2020 Newcastle Held up rounding the home turn and in the early part of the straight.
Race 7 - 4:20PM TAB HANDICAP (1550 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
3 GUISE 1/02/2020 Royal Randwick A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
4 MANGIONE 25/04/2020 Rosehill Gardens Slow to begin. Rdr stated he had some concerns with the action of his mnt in the straight, and advised also that it had a tendency to lay in. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr advised a vet clearance required before next race/barrier trial. Vet clearance since received..
6 SPIRIT RIDGE (GB) 8/10/2019 Leicester When questioned re the disappointing performance, tnr explained the gelding was unsuited by the heavy going.
7 OAKFIELD CAPTAIN 2/05/2020 Kensington Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
9 ITZ LILY 2/05/2020 Kensington From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
11 MISS REDOBLE 2/05/2020 Kensington Began awkwardly and was then shifted behind runners in the early stages. Over the final 200m had difficulty securing clear running.
15e CALIFORNIA SALTO BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 2/05/2020 Kensington Began awkwardly. Between the 350m and 200m was held up for clear running and passing the 200m was directed across the heels of another rnr to secure clear running. A post-race vet exam revealed the filly to be lame (2/5) in the off foreleg. Co-tnr advised a vet clearance would be required prior to next race/barrier trial. Vet clearance since received.
18e THE CARTOONIST 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park On jumping was bumped.