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Healesville Stewards 8th December 2018
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Heallesville Amateur Racing Club


Saturday 8th December 2018


Good 4









Stewards Panel:

Mr Peter Ryan (Chairman),Mr Dan Conway.

Race 1 hoskins twilighters maiden plate 1000 metres:

Wallach- Began extremely awkwardly shifted out and tightened Sestertia. Over raced in the early and middle stages.

Sothern Silver- Began awkwardly then restrained at the start.

Sestertia-Severely checked shortly after the start when tightened for room between Wallach which shifted out after beginning awkwardly and Tillys All Class which was taken in by Angel Toff which shifted in after jumping away.

Tillys All Class- Checked shortly after the start when tightened for room by Angle Toff which shifted in after jumping away and Sestertia which was taken out by Wallach which had begun extremely awkwardly and shifted out.

Chase The Chicken-Rider Toby Lake reported the mare raced greenly and laid out rounding the home turn.

Race 2 barkers fresh produce trophy race(1) handicap 1200 metres:

La Rita-Slow to begin.

Playboy Spike-Raced keenly in the middle stages and raced wide for the majority of the race.

Lochend Emmarose-Eased off heels near the 800m.

Onyeka-Laid out prior to and rounding the home turn.

Dad N Bris Shed- Raced in restricted room approaching the winning post to the inside of Mustang Yabby.

Mustang Yabby-Beaten favourite rider Ms C Pace reported in her opinion the gelding may be feeling the effects of recent racing.

Race 3 westrock gift trophy race(3) - 1200 metres:

Quick Beers-On arrival at the barriers was examined by the RV veterinary surgeon who deemed the gelding lame and unfit to start. Acting on this advice Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Quick Beers at 2.30pm. All monies bet for a win and/or place and concession betting on the late scratching to be refunded. All successful bets on horses prior to time of withdrawal are subject to the following deductions in the dollar from the face value of the ticket: Win Bets 14 cents, Place Bets (For Winner) 15 cents, Place Bets (For 2nd) -_13 cents. *All monies bet after the Stewards declaration of withdrawal to be paid at face value of ticket.

Rosover-Slow to begin and as a result lost ground. Rider Shaun Cooper was questioned regarding his tactics on the mare especially in the middle stages where there was an apparent lack of vigour shown by the rider and[PR1]  Rosover lost contact with the majority of the field at this point . Shaun Cooper explained that his intention was to save the mare for one run and that he put the mare under pressure passing the 500m and that it had responded well to his riding in the straight and finished strongly. Trainer Mr K Southey confirmed the instructions and that he was satisfied with the ride. After viewing the official footage of the race and acting on their own observations Stewards notified Shaun Cooper that in their opinion he had erred in judgement in the middle stages of the race in not placing his mount under pressure much sooner that he did and that his ride would be referred to Amateur Rider mentor Mr Peter Hutchinson for further education and tutorage. In arriving at this decision Stewards took into account Shaun Coopers inexperience.

Race 4 Bread & Butter catering open throphy race handicap - 1200 metres:

King Mapoora- Raced wide throughout.

Merry Magic- Held up for a clear run from rounding the home turn until passing the 200m.

Race 5 the aldig basements trophy race (1) handicap - 1650 metres:

Breakneck Bandit- 3rd placegetter,rider Dylan Dean viewed the Stewards footage prior to correct weight before deciding not to lodge and objection.

The Tale Of Aver- raced tightly to the inside of Miss Vonlozzi( Ms C Pace) over the concluding stages. Ms Pace was notified she must stop riding and straighten her mounts much sooner that she did on this occasion.

Miss Vonlozzi -Laid in in the straight.

Golden Tart-Near the 600m made contact with the running rail and became unbalanced.

Defiable- Raced wide throughout.

Race 6 brennan contracting open trophy race handicap - 1650 metres:

Ponbar Finale- As no suitable rider was available Stewards permitted rider Dylan Dean to ride the gelding 1kg over its declared weight. Dylan Dean was severely reprimanded in arriving at this decision Stewards took into account his good record. Began awkwardly.

Becerikli- Raced wide throughout.

Smart Talk- Hampered when tightened at the start.


Post race samples from following horses:

Race 1-Bettina

Race 3- Zai Bu Zai

Race 5- My Clementina

Raceday Summary

Late Scratchings:

Race 3- Quick Beers@ 2.30pm





Severe Reprimands:

D.Dean overweight



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