Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 23, May 2020

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
 
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Rail Position: +6m Entire
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: Heavy 8
Weather: Overcast
Penetrometer: 5.99
Track Information:
FinalFields Last Published: Sat 23-May-20 8:14AM AEST
Riders must be declared before: Wed 20-May-20 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Sat 23-May-20 7:30AM AEST
Total Number of starters for this meeting (including emergencies) 87

Race 1 - 11:30AM DARLEY 2YO HANDICAP (1300 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 NOT AN OPTION 18/04/2020 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. When commencing to make ground near the 250m was steadied, then was able to continue to be ridden out over the final 150m of the event where it finished off the race reasonably well.
3 ACROPHOBIC BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 13/05/2020 Warwick Farm Began awkwardly. Raced greenly when under pressure in the straight.
5 KUKERACHA (NZ) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Began only fairly and from a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
6 MARNIX 12/02/2020 Warwick Farm Slow to begin. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
7 OVERLORD BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Rdr std his instructions were to ride mnt conservatively from its wide barrier. Std mnt jumped only fairly and as he commenced to take a position towards rear of field he was obliged to settle further back. Std mnt raced greenly throughout and was reluctant to improve to the inside of another rnr in the early stages. Added on straightening whilst mnt continued to race greenly, he commenced to ride it along but was disadvantaged due to its racing manners, however over the final 200m it responded well to his riding and finished off the race strongly.
9 YANGTZE RAPIDS 13/05/2020 Warwick Farm Shortly after the start was bumped.
10 ACHIEVER BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 13/05/2020 Warwick Farm Hung out from the 500m placing its rider at a disadvantage in fully testing the colt rounding the home turn and in the straight.
11 CAESARS PALACE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 2/05/2020 Kensington Crowded on jumping and became unbalanced. Passing the 800m was steadied and made contact with another rnr when crowded.
12 PERFECT RADIANCE BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Newcastle Slow to begin
Race 2 - 12:05PM TAB HIGHWAY CLASS 3 HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 COCK MATCH BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Raced keenly throughout the middle stages. Overraced and was inclined to hang out rounding the home turn.
2 GLAMOUR CAT 9/03/2020 Canberra Jumped away only fairly.
3 TEJORI BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Overraced in the middle stages.
4 KEEN POWER 13/12/2019 Murwillumbah Bumped on jumping.
5 SHE’S SPICY 22/05/2020 Coffs Harbour When questioned regarding the performance of the mare rdr stated his mount was slow to begin and settled worse than midfield. Rdr stated his mount failed to travel strongly in the heavy track conditions and he was required to encourage it along to hold its position throughout the middle stages. Rdr stated his mount only ground its way to the line and in his opinion raced like a tired horse. A post race veterinary examination of the mare did not reveal any abnormality.
6 BAD BOY FOR LOVE 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the event. Raced keenly throughout the early and middle stages. Near the 600m made contact with another rnr.
7 JUST A FLASH 17/04/2020 Orange Began awkwardly and shortly after shifted in and crowded a runner. Near the 50m was checked when crowded.
8 TALLIS BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 14/12/2019 Royal Randwick A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to be displaying a poor post-race recovery. Trainer was advised a veterinary clearance would be required prior to barrier trialling or racing again. Clearance received.
11 ELEAZAR 12/05/2020 Taree Began awkwardly.
12 FAIR DINKUM 23/02/2020 Taree Ran onto heels near the 150m and had to be steadied and shifted outwards.
13 MONT GENEP 3/05/2020 Dubbo Slow to begin.
14 BIT OF A BEAUTY 4/05/2020 Tamworth Ran wide under pressure inside the 200m.
15e BISCARA BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 1/05/2020 Wagga Slow to begin. A post-race veterinary examination revealed 2 small speedy cuts to the off-hind leg.
16e CALESCENT BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 22/05/2020 Canberra Raced wide throughout.
17e CARRUTHERS 22/05/2020 Canberra Reared on jumping, dislodged its rider and remained in the barriers and took no part in the event. Trainer was advised the gelding would be required to barrier trial to the satisfaction of Stewards prior to racing again. Trialled successfully.
Race 3 - 12:40PM SPORTING CHANCE CANCER FOUNDATION HANDICAP (2000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 TOORADIN 2/05/2020 Ladbrokes Park Lakeside Disappointed for a run near the 400m. Tightened for room near the 200m.
2 TAMPERING 13/05/2020 Warwick Farm Raced wide and without cover in the early stages before being allowed to improve forward and obtain an on-pace position with cover approaching the 1200m. Laid out rounding the home turn.
4 MOCAMBO BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Hung out rounding the home turn. When questioned re disappointing performance, rdr std mnt travelled only fairly throughout the early and middle stages and in his opinion was reluctant to stretch out when placed under pressure in the straight. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr subsequently reported the colt pulled up well and suggested perhaps the Canterbury track was the reason for its disappointing performance as it was its first start at the track, and he may also consider the addition of blinkers.
5 REINVEST BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 30/04/2020 Wyong Near the 150m was bumped
7 IMPACTFUL 9/05/2020 Doomben Eased at the start from the wide gate.
9 JUST SOCIETY (NZ) BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 6/05/2020 Canterbury Park Shortly after the start was hampered, and then was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
11 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.
12 READATHON BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 16/05/2020 Kembla Grange From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
13e THE GURU BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Began only fairly. A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to have blood present in its nearside nostril. Tnr advised the gelding will be required to gallop or trial over 1000m in the presence of a Stwd prior to being permitted to race again. Passed galloped over 1000m at Kembla Grange on 12/5/2020
Race 4 - 1:15PM TAB LIVE VISION HANDICAP (2000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 YONKERS (USA) 2/05/2020 Kensington Inclined to lay in in the straight. Over the concluding stages rnr shifted out and brushed gelding close to the finish.
2 DARK EYES 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick When qst re racing more forward today, tnr std that with the gelding stepping up in distance today and with the blinkers back on he had instructed rdr to take up a forward position.
3 CANASTA (FR) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Overraced in the early and middle stages.
4 SHOCK ALERT (NZ) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden conservatively from a wide barrier; settled behind mid-field. From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
5 HIGH OPINION 1/05/2020 Wagga Rdr permitted to ride 1kg over allotted weight. Rdr accidentally dropped his reins passing the 300m.
6 CYBER INTERVENTION BOBS Extra Bonus Scheme 2/05/2020 Kensington COT: To be ridden conservatively; settled back. Began only fairly then was steadied when crowded.
8 NEW ARRANGEMENT (GB) 2/05/2020 Kensington Crowded at start. When questioned re riding, rdr std intended to take handy pos & from an inside barrier was able to do so. Std mnt travelled reasonably well but was inclined to lay in from the 600m. Added passing 600m he hoped to follow eventual winner into race but when positioned to inside of that rnr was unable to do so. Std as result rode mnt forward on the inside but became held up & could not be tested from the 100m until the 50m whereby was able to shift out. Stwds found tactics not unreasonable given inside position throughout middle stages. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
9 CALIFORNIA LONGBOW 2/05/2020 Kensington Began only fairly.
11 LOVESEAT (NZ) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Slow to begin and from a wide barrier then was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Rdr reported that the strong tempo throughout the race did not suit the mare in that it diminished her capacity to accelerate in the straight. Over the concluding stages could not be tested when held up on heels.
Race 5 - 1:55PM AT SEA HANDICAP (1100 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 PASSAGE OF TIME 25/01/2020 Royal Randwick Steadied near 800m. When qst re poor performance, rdr std from 800m he elected to travel to outside of rnr to ensure mnt had sufficient galloping room. Std in straight mnt did not respond to his riding and had no excuse. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Tnr confirmed the gelding requires sufficient racing room in order to race well and is better suited on more forgiving surface. Tnr subsequently advised will now be spelled.
2 INVICTUS PRINCE (GB) 30/03/2019 Rosehill Gardens Stood flatfooted as the start was effected and lost ground (6L). Near the 1000m had to be steadied from heels. Rdr std when placed under pressure in the straight on numerous occasions mnt shifted out quickly and for this reason over the final 200m he did not fully test it. Tnr advised must trial before racing again. Since passed trial at Randwick 14/10/19.
5 SOUTHERN LAD 30/04/2020 Wagga Began awkwardly. Held up and unable to improve between the 450m until passing the 300m.
6 ALBUMIN 25/04/2020 Rosehill Gardens Between the 400m and 250m was held up. Near the 250m was shifted to the outside of a rnr to secure clear running. Close to the finish line was steadied.
7 IN GOOD TIME 16/05/2020 Rosehill Gardens From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
8 MURILLO (USA) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick When questioned, rdr std whilst he had intended to take up a forward position and possibly lead, when another rnr held a position to his outside in the early stages, his mount refused to settle and set a very strong tempo throughout the early and middle stages despite his efforts to restrain it.
Race 6 - 2:30PM CALYX @ COOLMORE AUSTRALIA HANDICAP (1500 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ABOVE AND BEYOND 25/04/2020 Rosehill Gardens Raced wide and without cover throughout event.
6 GREEK HERO (GB) 7/05/2020 Kembla Grange Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
7 WORD FOR WORD 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Late scratching when blood was found to be present in one nostril. Tnr was advised the mare is required to barrier trial or gallop 1000m to the satisfaction of Stewards prior to racing again. Since passed gallop at Rosehill 19/5/20.
7 WORD FOR WORD 2/05/2020 Kensington COT: To be ridden prominently; settled on-pace.
8 OPACITY (NZ) 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
10 MISS EINSTEIN 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Held up rounding the home turn. Near the 75m was checked. Protest against 2nd dismissed.
11 MY DEMETRA 13/05/2020 Warwick Farm Began only fairly and then shortly after the start was crowded briefly between runners.
Race 7 - 3:10PM EXCEEDANCE @ VINERY HANDICAP (1000 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 ALL STAND 6/03/2020 Newcastle Rdr reported that his mount began satisfactorily, however, with the fast tempo in the early stages, he was unable to lead and ultimately was obliged to settle further back than he had intended. He said the gelding never travelled comfortably and may be better suited when being able to be ridden more prominently, whereby it can dictate its races. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs. Tnr expressed disappointment and agreed with the explanation of the rdr that the gelding did not appreciate racing amongst other horses today. Tnr advised will now be spelled.
3 KYLEASE 2/05/2020 Kensington Rdr std mnt enjoyed a comfortable run in the lead but it did not respond to his riding in the straight and was disappointing. Std he could offer no excuse for the disappointing run and when he was concerned there may have been something amiss he eased mnt down over the final 100m. A post-race vet exam revealed the mare to be slow to recover. Tnr could offer no explanation for poor performance and indicated he may now look to have it ridden more conservatively next start. Tnr advised a barrier trial is required prior to racing again. Since passed trial at Warwick Farm 12/5/20.
4 HE’S SUPER LUCKY (NZ) 26/12/2019 Royal Randwick Leaving the 600m was steadied from heels.
7 NOVEMBER MAN 2/05/2020 Kensington Shortly after the start was crowded. Held up for clear running between the 400m and 200m and during this period was inclined to lay in when awkwardly placed on heels.
10 BRAZENPINE 2/05/2020 Kensington COT: Option to be ridden more forward; settled back. Began awkwardly and shortly after was hampered. Held up making the home turn until near the 350m.
11 LONGBOTTOM BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Bumped on jumping.
12 SOPHIELLA 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Blundered on jumping. When questioned re riding, rdr std she had been instructed to take up a forward position and with this in mind she took advantage of inside barrier and was able to do so. Std contemplated holding lead but ultimately let another rnr cross at 700m as she felt it was more advantageous to hold a trailing position with cover. Added on straightening she was held up between the 400m and the 300m, but from that point mnt finished off the race only fairly. Stwds found the tactics adopted were not unreasonable. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs.
Race 8 - 3:50PM OCTAGONAL HANDICAP (1400 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 REDOUBLE 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
2 MISS FABULASS 28/03/2020 Rosehill Gardens Raced keenly in the middle stages. Laid in under pressure in the straight.
4 DEALMAKER 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Underwent a vet exam after being delayed arriving on course due to transport difficulties and was deemed suitable to race.
5 MATOWI (NZ) 15/02/2020 Royal Randwick Slow to begin and was then hampered. Shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from its wide barrier.
6 OUTRAGEOUS 2/05/2020 Kensington Near the 200m became momentarily unbalanced when bumped.
7 BOLERO KING 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Raced wide and without cover throughout the event.
8 GOT UNDERS 2/05/2020 Kensington From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
9 OAKFIELD MISSILE 25/04/2020 Rosehill Gardens Began only fairly.
10 THY KINGDOM COME 2/05/2020 Kensington Rdr permitted to ride 0.5kg over its allotted weight.
11 INSENSATA 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Slow to begin and from a wide barrier then was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
Race 9 - 4:30PM SKY RACING ACTIVE HANDICAP (1200 METRES)

No Horse Date Venue Comments
1 BLAZING MISS BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick COT: To be ridden further forward; settled on pace.
2 LISDOONVARNA (NZ) 2/05/2020 Kensington Crowded on jumping.
3 SO TAKEN 2/05/2020 Kensington From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
4 BELLARIA (NZ) 9/01/2020 Doomben Raced wide throughout. Rdr reported he was disappointed in the finishing effort of the mare and advised that it may have come to the end of its current preparation and it was the intention of connections to freshen it up. Tnr rep confirmed the intentions.
5 FREEHEARTED 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Began only fairly. Between the 400m and 250m was held up for clear running.
6 MISTEED 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. Between the 400m and the 200m was held up for clear running.
8 SPANISH DREAM 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick Began awkwardly, shifted in and bumped another rnr.
11 MISS SCORCHER 30/04/2020 Wagga When questioned re performance, rdr explained he was able to obtain the lead from the wide barrier quickly whereby mnt travelled well. He added when placed under pressure mnt did not respond and weakened noticeably over the final 200m. He added the mare can mix her form and may have not been suited by today's heavy track conditions. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. Rdr was penalised for returning to scale 1kg overweight.
12 JAY JAY D’AR (NZ) 29/04/2020 Warwick Farm COT: To be ridden back in the field; settled back. Began awkwardly and from the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.
13 VOILA 12/02/2020 Warwick Farm Held up for clear running between the 400m and the 300m before obtaining a narrow run at that point. When improving between runners near the 300m, made contact with both runners for several strides.
14 MADDI ROCKS BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme 12/02/2020 Warwick Farm Slow to begin. Rdr stated that the filly failed to handle today's heavy track conditions. A post-race vet exam did not reveal any abs.
16e DUNBRODY POWER 9/05/2020 Royal Randwick After rounding the home turn improved to the inside of another rnr and commenced a forward move towards the inside. Near the 200m when commencing to give ground was shifted to the outside of rnrs where it obtained clear running near the 100m.
18e 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.