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Woolamai Stewards 20th January 2018
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WOOLAMAI AND DISTRICT PICNIC RACING CLUB

Date:

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Track:

Good 3

Penetrometer:

N/A

Weather:

Fine

Rail:

True

 

 

Stewards Panel:

Mr. Simon Carey (Chairman) & Ms. Samantha Davison

Race 1 wonthaggi citizens band trophy race (3) handicap - 1008 metres:

Mystyko (NZ) Slow into stride. Passing the 400 metres when laying in had to be eased and shift out to avoid the heels of Ragtime which had commenced to weaken. Lay in under pressure in the straight.

Jayembee Commenced awkwardly.

Race 2 bass coast seeds trophy race (1) handicap - 1008 metres:

Roocited Commenced awkwardly shifting out and bumping Chips In Play.

Chips In Play Slow to begin before being bumped and carried out by Roocited which shifted out, before then bumping with Runs For Fun.

Runs For Fun Bumped on jumping by Chips In Play which was carried out by Roocited. Near the 250 metres shifted in abruptly to obtain clear running.

Hay Buddy Raced wide without cover throughout.

Race 3 jack taylor memorial maiden plate - 1008 metres:

Beau Victory After kicking a fence in the mounting yard underwent a veterinary examination on arrival at the barriers and was subsequently passed fit to run. Rider T Lake reported that the gelding hung out throughout. Hung out rounding the home turn allowing Dreamsdocometrue to obtain a run to its inside.

Bettina Bumped on jumping by Hemingway Light which shifted in on jumping. Raced wide without cover throughout. Lay in under pressure in the straight. Performed below market expectations. Rider M Keenan reported that the mare travelled well in the early stages though when placed under pressure failed to respond to his riding. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.

Moss And Me Bumped by Bettina shortly after start.

Dreamsdocometrue Slow into stride.

Hemingway Light Shifted in on jumping bumping with Bettina. Raced wide without cover in the early stages. Near the 250 metres had to be eased and shift out wider on the track when racing close to the heels of Bettina which had been carried out by Music Haus (C Pace) which shifted out. C Pace was advised to exercise far greater care when shifting ground in similar circumstances. Performed below market expectations. Rider R Douglas reported that the mare travelled only fairly in the early stages and that after being carried wider on the track near the 250 metres failed to respond to his riding. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.

Music Haus Held up for clear running from the 400 metres until near the 250 metres.

Race 4 anthony guarnaccia open trophy handicap - 2008 metres:

Prior to correct weight being declared, A Bence rider of Lardner Lou (4th Placegetter) viewed the stewards patrol footage of the straight before not proceeding with an objection.

Keep Happy Raced wide without cover until passing the 1500 metres.

Diamond The Lad Commenced awkwardly. Commenced to give ground from the 800 metres.

Lardner Lou Approaching the 150 metres had to be steadied when attempting a run to the outside of John Boy (G Seccombe) which shifted out when not fully clear, before shifting back in across the heels of John Boy to obtain clear running. G Seccombe was severely reprimanded under the provisions of AR137(a) for shifting ground when not fully clear. Approaching the 50 metres when attempting a neat run to the inside of Keep Happy had to be steadied and as a result went to the line not fully tested.

Kilmany Performed below market expectations. Rider C King reported that after racing wide without cover from the 900 metres the gelding failed to respond to her riding when placed under pressure. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities other than some minor abrasions to its stifles.

Mr GoGarty Passing the 1200 metres was permitted to stride forward around the field and settle in a position outside the leader near the 800 metres. Rider D Walker was fined $200 under the provisions of AR137A(5)(a)(ii) for using her whip on 8 occasions prior to the 100 metres. In assessing penalty stewards took into account the totality of D Walkers whip use throughout the race and her record.

Race 5 BE RACES READY MAIDEN PLATE - 1608 metres:

Any Saturday Now Fractious in the barriers prior to the start. Over-raced in the early stages. Performed below market expectations. Rider S Logan could offer no explanation for the geldings performance. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.

The Pride Of Fury Fractious in the barriers prior to the start. Slow to begin.

Cusco (NZ) Over-raced in the early stages. Raced wide without cover until passing the 1200 metres.

Lightening Tara Lay in under pressure in the straight.

Shes A Headturner Rider R Douglas was fined $100 under the provisions of AR145 for weighing in excess of over a half a kilogram over his declared riding weight.

Race 6 BENDIGO BANK GRANTVILLE TROPHY RACE (2) HANDICAP - 1608 metres:

Pentomatic (NZ) Commenced awkwardly.

Carlsen Commenced awkwardly.

Eye Em Are Stood in the barriers and refused to jump, as a result took no part in the race. Trainer J Pallot was notified that the mare is now suspended from racing until such time as it trials to the satisfaction of the stewards in a trial.

Three Handles Raced wide without cover until passing the 1200 metres. Passing the 600 metres had to be steadied off the heels Grigio Now which shifted out when laying out.

Transcript Raced wide without cover from the 900 metres.

Grigio Now Held up for clear running from the 500 metres until passing the 250 metres.

SWAB SAMPLES

Pre-race blood for post-race analysis:

Race 1 Mystyko (NZ)

Race 2 Roocited

Race 6 Barley Mo

Post race samples from following horses:

Race 4 Mr GoGarty

Race 5 Shes A Headturner

Raceday Summary

Fines:

Race 4 D Walker - AR137A(5)(a)(ii) - $200

Race 5 R Douglas AR145 - $100

Severe Reprimands:

Race 4 G Seccombe AR137(a)

Horse Actions:

Race 6 Eye Em Are Refused to jump 1 Trial

 

 

 

             
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