|Club:||NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington Raceway|
|Stewards:||N Ydgren (Chairman), N McIntyre, P Lamb|
|Veterinarian:||Dr C G Murfitt|
|Pre-race blood testing was carried out on selected runners.
Prior to Race 1 the track was downgraded to easy and Race 5 slushy.
|NZ Metro TC - Friday, 10th February 2017|
|Race 4 - SBSR - GILLAN - ZANE - GLENBROOK PARK MOBILE PACE|
|Race 6 - SBSR - DUNCRAIGEN - BAUCKE - BRYLEIGH LODGE FFA (MOBILE)|
|Race 11 - SBSR - O'CONNOR- PERKINS- SHAW- DENARIO BREEDING MOBILE PACE|
|Swabbing:||DELIGHTFUL MEMPHIS, SPANISH ARMADA, LET IT RIDE, KING DENNY, CULLEY BACKY, EYRE I COME, WANTED MAN, TIGER THOMPSON, CAPTAIN DOLMIO, RAUKAPUKA RULER, LETSPENDANITETOGETHA, BETTER B AMAZED, NEEDLE, FRANCO HAMPTON|
(MAVERICK & CLASSIE BRIGADE)
[Rule 849(2)] - Presented stable runners with incorrect numbers. Fined $100.
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Out of position at the start.
[Rule 870(1)] - Take breaking runner clear of the field.
|Horse Actions:||Race 3||ARDITI - Unruly Stands Trainer's Request|
|Race 8||HALL OF FAME - Vet Clearance including Scope|
|Race 8||RAUKAPUKA RULER - Warned Stands|
|Race 9||HEAVEN ROCKS - Unruly Mobiles|
|Race 10||BETTA GO FERNCO - Warned Mobiles|
|Race 12||BETTOR TO BE TRICKY - Warned Mobiles|
|Driver Changes:||Race 2||R Holmes replaced G Smith on BAILEYS KNIGHT|
|Late Scratchings:||Race 5||HARRIET OF MOT - at 10.30 am on Veterinary advice|
|Race 10||BRONZE OVER - at 3.00 pm on Veterinary advice|
|Race 10||HAPPY HEIDI - Track conditions|
|Race 12||JOHNNY WHITE - at 10.15 am on Veterinary advice|
Ineligible from 18/02/2017 until 21/02/2017 inclusive (4 days):
HARRIET OF MOT, MY WEE MAN, ARIADNE LAVRA, BRONZE OVER, JOHNNY WHITE
Ineligible from 18/02/2017 until 27/02/2017 inclusive (10 days):
MOSSDALE CONNER, SUPERFECTA
BREAK DANCE, HAPPY HEIDI
|Race 1||PGG WRIGHTSON NZ YEARLING SALES 3YO FILLIES FINAL (MOBILE) Video|
JVY2ngqnbVENo racing incidents to report.
|Race 2||MASTER CLEANING MOBILE PACE Video|
4aBUPvxvlWAHILARIOUS MAGIC - hung outwards in the score up and was back slightly at the start. Returned to the stable enclosure with blood present in its mouth with a post-race veterinary examination revealing a minor laceration.
|ARTICULIGHT - raced wide in the early stages.|
|BAILEYS KNIGHT - R Holmes was authorised as a late change of driver after G Smith had transport difficulties.|
|SICILIAN SECRET - tired with 500 metres to run.|
|LET IT RIDE - raced wide in the early stages.|
|VOLATILE LAVRA - lay inwards in the run home.|
|Race 3||HARAS des TROTTEURS HANDICAP TROT Video|
K4UNlEfZn6ECHIVASION - broke at the start and lost its chance.
|DUSKY EYRE - broke shortly after the start and was retired from the event.|
|ARDITI - broke at the start and lost its chance. At the request of trainer D Hunter the gelding will be drawn unruly for future standing starts.|
|ALL LIT UP - broke briefly passing the 2400 metres.|
|YOUNG STRANGER - raced roughly passing the 900 metres and weakened from that point onwards.|
|MISSANDEI - broke at the start and lost its chance.|
|LE REVEUR - Stewards spoke with driver B Butt regarding the performance of this horse with Mr Butt advising the gelding had not handled the slushy track conditions.|
|KOWHAI MONARCH - held up on the final bend.|
|KING DENNY - had some difficulty obtaining clear racing room in the early stages of the run home.|
|HEY YO - when spoken to regarding the mare's performance, trainer J Harrington advised the horse may be feeling the effects of recent racing and it was his intention to have blood tests taken in the coming days. Mr Harrington undertook to notify Stewards of anything which may come to light which could help to explain tonight's disappointing performance.|
|Trainer J Harrington has advised Stewards that blood tests taken from HEY YO following its disappointing performance at Addington on Friday night have revealed that the mare was suffering from dehydration which is now being treated. Mr Harrington added that HEY YO will now be given a brief freshener.|
|Race 4||AIRPARK CANTERBURY PACE Video|
PVgMaM5lMPwBIRD OF PARADISE - slow to begin.
|TAKE AFTER ME - raced wide from the 800 metres.|
|LYDIA KO - broke at the start.|
|ELLMERS IMAGE - briefly held up passing the 100 metres and had to shift outwards.|
|HIDDEN DESIRE - had some difficulty obtaining clear racing room in the run home with driver K Cox advising she did not activate the gelding's sliding blinds.|
|CULLEY BACKY - lay outwards under pressure through the final straight. Driver S McNally reported he did not activate the gelding's sliding blinds.|
|SMOOTH MARA - over-raced in the middle stages.|
|OUR QUINN - held up near the 300 metres for a short distance. Again held up over the final stages having to be restrained.|
|MRS BROWN'S BOY - broke at the start. Raced wide from the 800 metres.|
|HANDSOME HERO - broke at the start.|
|Race 5||TELTRAC COMMUNICATIONS LTD SUMMER TROTTING FREE-FOR-ALL(MOB) Video|
Z40H9lwRvWcPRESTINE - gave ground near the 300 metres.
|HARRIET OF MOT - late scratching at 10.30am on veterinary advice.|
|WATERLOO SUNSET - broke in the score up losing ground. Over-raced in the middle stages.|
|BELLES SON - raced roughly on occasions through the middle stages. Broke near the 450 metres.|
|MARCOOLA - out of position at the start. Driver C Ford was issued with a warning for failing to make sufficient effort. Raced wide in the early stages. Weakened final stages after racing outside the leader throughout. When spoken to regarding the run of his horse, driver C Ford explained it had been his intention to restrain in the early stages however the entire had over-raced leaving him to take up a position more forwards than he had anticipated. He said MARCOOLA continued to over-race in the middle stages leading to its disappointing effort in the run home. A post-race veterinary examination showed no apparent abnormalities.|
|MONTY PYTHON - raced keenly throughout. Held up on the final bend.|
|EYRE I COME - trotted roughly over the concluding stages.|
|Race 6||PGG WRIGHTSON SIRES STAKES 'HARNESS 5000' MOBILE PACE Video|
WXDmjloGMD4CLOCKWORK ORANGE - weakened passing the 800 metres.
|GOTTA GO YA HU - raced greenly when driver D Dunn activated the hopple shorteners near the 1300 metres.|
|Race 7||METALCRAFT ROOFING espan SUMMER CUP MOBILE PACE Video|
vb-mL72LAnATrainer N McGrath was fined $100 after MAVERICK and CLASSIE BRIGADE were presented with the incorrect numbers.
|MOTU PREMIER - over-raced in the middle stages.|
|CHRISTEN ME - improved wide near the 400 metres. When spoken to regarding the gelding's run, driver D Dunn advised the gelding had been slightly disappointing in its efforts over the final stages. Stewards will follow up with trainer C Dalgety in the coming days.|
|ALTA ORLANDO - held up on the final bend.|
|The Dalgety stable has reported to Stewards that CHRISTEN ME has recovered well since its last run at Addington on 17 February stating that the gelding was not suited to the wet nature of the track on that occasion. CHRISTEN ME is continuing with its preparation and is being aimed at an Easter Cup campaign.|
|Race 8||FAHEY FENCE HIRE PACE Video|
EvQ8oAqW6w0JOHNNY EYRE - held up final bend.
|EMILY BLUNT - fractious behind the barrier. Broke at the start.|
|THE HONEY BADGER - broke at the start.|
|RAUKAPUKA RULER - sent to the unruly after being fractious behind the barrier and delaying the start. A warning was placed on the colt's barrier record.|
|ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT - broke at the start and shifted inwards despite the efforts of driver K Barron.|
|HALL OF FAME - weakened passing the 450 metres and compounded over the final stages. A post-race veterinary examination showed the horse to be a possible roarer and was stood down pending the results of an endoscopic examination.|
|RIGHTEOUS BROTHER - held up final bend.|
|EJA PATRON - broke at the start.|
|STOP MEANS STOP - hampered at the start.|
|DON DOMINGO - hampered shortly after the start.|
|A G'S WHITE SOCKS - began awkwardly and got back as a result.|
|CASH N FLOW - hampered at the start and broke.|
|ABSOLUTELY DELIGHTED - raced wide from the 750 metres.|
|Race 9||CHRISTCHURCH CASINO MOBILE PACE Video|
tEbOutHUYYwCABLE BEACH - paced roughly near the 700 metres. Hung inwards rounding the final bend again pacing roughly and broke with 300 metres to run. A post-race veterinary examination of the entire showed no apparent abnormalities.
|SMITHY - got its head up and raced keenly near the 1100 metres and for a short distance became awkwardly positioned close to the sulky of LETSPENDANITETOGETHA. Hung outwards on the bend near the 400 metres.|
|LETSPENDANITETOGETHA - raced wide in the early stages.|
|HEAVEN ROCKS - broke in the score up losing all chance and was retired from the event. The connections were advised the gelding would now be drawn unruly for mobile starts.|
|TORRID BROMAC - hung inwards under pressure in the early stages of the run home.|
|EARS BURNING - raced wide in the early stages.|
|FRANCO CRISTIANO - raced keenly leaving the final bend and broke near the 250 metres when poorly positioned near the sulky of BUSTER BRADY and contacting a mudguard.|
|Race 10||GARRARDS HORSE & HOUND PREMIER MARES CHAMPIONSHIP (MOBILE) Video|
_aVFQeTFEoQBRONZE OVER - late scratching at 3.00pm on veterinary advice.
|HOPEFUL HARRIET - locked wheels in the early stages and was inconvenienced.|
|TANGOS DELIGHT - shifted inwards momentarily after the start locking wheels with HOPEFUL HARRIET for a short distance.|
|CULLEN WHO - raced wide in the early stages until being taken forwards to race outside the leader near the 1200 metres.|
|GUPTA'S CULLEN - attempted to improve wide on the final bend when avoiding weakening runners.|
|QUEEN BEE BARDON - hung outwards and raced keenly in the early stages.|
|BETTA GO FERNCO - raced greenly in the score up and lost considerable ground with a warning placed on the mare's mobile barrier record. Raced wide from the 1400 metres. Weakened on the final bend.|
|RR SAND DOLLAR - over-raced in the middle stages. Had to shift wider on the final bend to avoid weakening runners.|
|HAPPY HEIDI - late scratching at 6.50pm due to track conditions.|
|Race 11||AVON CITY FORD HANDICAP TROT Video|
5ez5mI7eVdEThe start was delayed when SUGAR CANE required farrier attention.
|PRECIOUS PET - broke at the start.|
|GALLEONS ROYALE - hung outwards in the middle stages. Lay outwards under pressure in the final straight.|
|NEEDLE - Lay outwards under pressure in the final straight.|
|SUGAR CANE - broke at the start. Driver D McCormick was warned to make a better effort in future to take a breaking horse clear of the field.|
|CHEVRON EXPRESS - when spoken to regarding the performance of this filly, driver D Dunn reported she had not been entirely comfortable in the track conditions and had been unsuited to the distance of tonight's race.|
|FOREVERMAN - held up for a short distance passing the 500 metres.|
|REDWOOD INVASION - held up final bend.|
|LAVROS JACK - raced wide and without cover for the final 1650 metres. Trotted roughly over the concluding stages.|
|ALL SETTLED DOWN - broke after 150 metres losing its chance.|
|LIGHTWORKOFIT - hampered in the early stages. Raced wide until near the 2000 metres when taken forwards to race outside the leader.|
|THE GOD BOTHERER - checked in the early stages losing its chance.|
|Race 12||SPEIGHTS & LINDAUER SERVED AT SPECTATORS MOBILE PACE Video|
ClV1jJPdZlgMAKERS MARK - raced roughly in the early stages and had to be steadied.
|BETTOR TO BE TRICKY - broke after 100 metres for a considerable distance settling at the rear. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.|
|ROYAL JESTER - checked near the 800 metres and had to shift ground outwards abruptly.|
|RAH DE RAH - hung inwards in the early stages.|
|MAC ALMIGHTY - held up on the final bend.|
|ENGLISH ROSE - broke near the 800 metres. Driver M Anderson reported the filly had cross fired.|
|HARD DAYS NIGHT - raced wide from the 1000 metres.|
|JOHNNY WHITE - late scratching at 10.15am on veterinary advice.|