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Healesville Stewards 11th January 2020
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HEALESVILLE AMATEUR TURF CLUB

Date:

SATURDAY 11TH JANUARY 2020

Track:

GOOD 4

Penetrometer:

N/A

Weather:

OVERCAST

Rail:

TRUE

 

 

Stewards Panel:

MRS J MCSWAIN, MR C PELLEGRINO

Other Comments / Explanations:

Trainer R Coombes was granted permission to use the club colours on Groove On (race 1) and East West (race 6).

Race 1 CHARLIE BOOTH MEMORIAL MAIDEN PLATE - 1000 metres:

Beau Victory Raced wide without cover in the early and middle stages.

Maldestro Slow to begin. Laid in under pressure over the concluding stages.

Ankh Tillo Raced greenly and approaching the 600m became unbalanced when awkwardly placed between Beau Victory and Feisty Flame.

Race 2 FEB 1ST SUMMER FUN NRACEDAY TROPHY 2 HANDICAP - 1000 metres:

A Good Move Raced wide without cover in the early stages. Over the concluding stages laid in under pressure.

Cost Dave A Penny Passing the 100m was disappointed for a run between Kuroyme and A Good Move due to both horses shifting ground. As a result went to the line without being fully tested by its rider L Taylor.

Race 3 NEED FOR FEED BUSHFIRE CONCERT SAT 29TH FEB TROPHY 1 HANDICAP - 1200 metres:

Reward The Misses Bounded at the start and lost ground.

Dad N Bris Shed Slow to begin.

Bettina Raced wide without cover throughout.

Southern Silver Performed below market expectations. Rider D Waymouth explained that the mare is a free running type and did not appreciate racing inside other runners today. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality.

Race 4 DEWIES BUCKS 2020 OPEN TROPHY HANDICAP - 1200 metres:

Bellator Restrained in the early stages to obtain a position closer to the rail at the rear of the field. Grant Seccombe was fined the sum of $200 under the provisions of AR132(7)(a)(ii) for using his whip on eight occasions prior to the 100m (19 in totality). Stewards took into account Grant Seccombes record, the totality of his whip use and that his mount won the race.

Kamindu Raced wide without cover throughout. Near the 100m brushed with Stanborough.

Stanborough Hung out rounding the home turn. Brushed near the 100m with Kamindu.

Merry Magic Rider Leigh Taylor accidentally dropped his whip near the 150m.

Keep The Magic Performed below market expectations. Rider Dani Walker explained that after beginning well she allowed her mount to stride forward however was pressured in the early stages which in her opinion was detrimental to the geldings performance. D Walker was fined the sum of $100 under the provisions of AR132(7)(a)(ii) for whip use on nine occasions prior to the 100m.

Race 5 NO FUSS EVENT HIRE HEALESVILLE CUP - 1650 metres:

Maldonado - Fractious in the barriers as the start was affected and lost ground (10 lengths). Trainer G Bedggood was notified a warning would be issued and repetition may lead to further action being taken.

Shanghai Rooster Commenced awkwardly. Raced keenly through the early and middle stages. Approaching the 300m was checked when tightened for room between Manny (Nz) (G Seccombe) and Derek The Viking (M Keenan). As Stewards were not satisfied the incident was not attributable to any one rider, all riders were notified to exercise far greater care in similar circumstances.

Derek The Viking Performed below expectations. An irregular heart rhythm was detected on post race veterinary examination. Derek The Viking shall not start in any race until the Stewards have received a satisfactory veterinary report. The report must include the results of an ECG performed at rest and cardiac auscultation performed within 30 minutes of completing a satisfactory gallop of at least 1000 metres.

Race 6 CONGRATULATIONS TO TOM AND CAL OCONNELL ON 40 YEARS OF MARRIAGE TROPHY 3 HCP- 1650 metres:

Aladdin Sane Held up from the 300m to the 200m. Had a tendency to lay in under pressure over the concluding stages.

East West Raced wide without cover throughout.

SWAB SAMPLES

Pre-race blood for post-race analysis:

Race 1 Groove on

Race 3 At Large

Race 4 Zai Bu Zai

Post race samples from following horses:

Race 2 Maldestro

Race 3 Gorokan Express

Race 4 Bellator

Race 5 Rileys Rocket

Raceday Summary

Fines:

Race 4 Dani Walker -$100 (whip use 9 occasions)

Race 4 Grant Seccombe - $200 (whip use 8 occasions (19 totality)

Horse Actions:

Race 5 Derek The Viking (A Keenan) irregular heart rhythm vet clearance & ECG

 

 

             
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