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Mansfield Stewards 8th April 2017
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Saturday, April 8th, 2017


Good (4)









Stewards Panel:

Mr H Brewer (Chairman), Mr J Anselmi

Riding Changes / Jockey Information




Replaced By



Shes A Bee

T Lake

G Seccombe



Bar Date

T Lake

C Kirkpatrick


Other Explanations:

Toby Lake (Race 3 Shes A Bee, Race 5 Bar Date) was fined the sum of $100 under the provisions of AR120(b) for failing to make the weight and having to be replaced on these horses. As no other riders were available, Stewards also permitted Toby Lake to ride Heres To A King in Race 6 one kilogram over its allotted weight.

Race 1 H J MACEY trophy (1) handicap - 1100 metres:

Mirabilly Slow to begin, and then raced ungenerously in the early stages of the race.

Race 2 buller holidays maiden plate - 1200 metres:

Lochend Emmarose Slow to begin.

Coombe Wood Held up for a short distance near the 300 metres before shifting wide around the home turn to obtain clear running.

Music Haus held up for clear running from the 400 metres until near the 200 metres.

Race 3 yenckens mitre trophy (2) handicap - 1200 metres:

Bonify Raced wide without cover in the middle stages of the race.

Secret Place Raced wide without cover in the middle stages of the race.

Holyroodhouse Near the 250 metres had to be checked when Exbourne Avenue (Reece Goodwin) shifted in.

Reece Goodwin (Exbourne Avenue) was found guilty of a charge of careless riding under the provisions of AR 137(a), the careless riding being that passing the 250 metres, he allowed his mount to shift in when insufficiently clear of Holyroodhouse, resulting in that gelding having to be checked. Reece Goodwin was suspended from riding in races for a period to commence at midnight 8th April 2017 and to expire at midnight 16th April 2017, a penalty of two picnic race meetings. Stewards determined that the incident was in the low range. In arriving at penalty Stewards took into consideration his excellent record in relation to careless riding incidents.

Race 4 DISTRICT PROPERTY GROUP OPEN trophy handicap - 1200 metres:

Our Elliott Had a tendency to lay in under pressure in the straight.

Race 5 HOTEL PENSION GRIMUS trophy (3) HANDICAP - 1600 metres:

Fold Slow to begin. Bounded over the crossing near the 1200 metres.

Clever Costa Slow to begin. A veterinary examination of the gelding by RVs Veterinary Surgeon subsequent to the race found that the gelding was lame in the near fore leg.

Toucandan Near the 250 metres, was held up behind Bar date, which had commenced to weaken, before shifting to the outside to obtain clear running.

Race 6 MANSFIELD PRINTING mansfield cup - 1600 metres:

Girls Got Stars Jumped away awkwardly.

Frisky No More Slow to begin.

Drago Was obliged to race wide throughout the race.

Dehughes Placed third. Rider Max Keenan was severely reprimanded under the provisions of AR137(b) for failing to ride his mount out to the finish of the race. Stewards took into consideration that it was their opinion that his actions had not influenced the placings on this occasion.


Pre-race blood for post-race analysis:

Race 6 Caves

Race 6 Guilty As Charged

Post race samples from following horses:

Race 2 The Flying Sun (winner)

Race 3 Exbourne Avenue (winner)

Raceday Summary

Horse Actions:

Race 5 Clever Costa lame, vet cert required


Toby Lake (Races 3 & 5) - $100 overweight AR120(b)


Reece Goodwin(Race 3) careless riding AR137(a)

Severe Reprimands:

Max Keenan (Race 6) failing to ride out to the line AR137(b)



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