1. SPECIAL CONDITIONS DUPLICATION: The Special Conditions that apply to this meeting are the same that applied to the NZ Metropolitan TC meeting on Tuesday 14 November. Please refer to that Programme for all relevant Special Condition information. The Special Conditions for this meeting that are covered on 14 November programme include: Horse Attendant, Racemeeting Attendance, Eligibility, Field Selection, One Horse One Nominaton, Split Field Nominations, Restricted Programme.
2. GRAPHITE DEVELOPMENTS SHOW DAY FUTURITY: For 3yo and Older Pacers who were either unqualified or assessed at MR (Non Winner) for Handicapping Purposes as at 1st July 2017 and for whom the appropriate enrolment fee for this race was paid by the 16th August 2017. A horse must have had a minimum of TWO starts at a NZMTC meeting in the period from 4th August 2017 up to and including the 3rd November 2017. Field selection will be based on points earned in all totalisator races in New Zealand from 1st August 2017 through to and including 5th November 2017. Points will be awarded as follows : 5 points for a 1st placing, 3 points for a 2nd placing, and 1 point for a 3rd placing. If at final acceptance time a tie for points exists, a count back system will be used to determine preference based on which horse has started the most times at NZMTC meetings between 4th August 2017 and 3rd November 2017. If a tie still exists, club discretion will apply.
3. NZ SIRES STAKES SOUTHERN MARES' CLASSIC: Race Name: Nevele R Sires Stakes Southern Mares Classic
Date: Friday 17th November 2017
Age: Four-Year-Old & Older Pacing Mares
Eligibility: Only for those four-year-old and older mares who were nominated for the N.Z. Sires Stakes or the Nevele R Fillies Series and the foal nomination fee were paid to Level A or E. or Yearling Sales Series – Vendor - Purchaser paid – Levels S & T. Relevant codes – Sires Stakes: A, B, C, D, E, F. Nevele R Fillies: A, B, D, E, F. Yearling Sales - T. Any one of these codes is required to be eligible otherwise Late Entry). Where a Late Entry has been paid for either series as a two or three-year-old these horses will also be eligible.Group One winners or the winners of races with a total stake of $100,000 or more are ineligible.
Distance/Conditions: A 1950-metre mobile start, with a Preferential Barrier Draw based on Rating Winning Stakes using the Addington Raceway Track Grid.
Number of Starters: If the number of starters is less than seven (7) the Club reserves the right not to run the race or reduce the stake. The race will be limited to 14 starters with no emergencies.
Field Selection: Nomination shall be made to the club in the normal manner as advertised in that meeting’s Programme conditions.
The field will be selected by a committee of representatives from each of the following organisations: N.Z. Sires Stakes Board, Harness Racing New Zealand, N.Z. Metropolitan Trotting Club
The panel will select the field based on a blend of form, Rating and overall performance.
Stakes Breakdown: The estimated stake of the race is $40,000. The stake to be divided on the following basis: 1st - 50%, 2nd - 15%, 3rd - 8%, 4th - 4%, 5th - 3%, Other starters - 20%. The 20% is to be divided among all other starters provided that each horse is not allocated an amount which exceeds 2.5% of the stake. Where in any case there are 12 or less acceptors, providing that each other starter is not allocated an amount which exceeds 2.5% as above, any unallocated portion of any residue stake will be paid on a pro rata distribution to the first five starters. Where following that single calculation any surplus money remains it shall be paid to the winner.
Late Entry: Notwithstanding the aforesaid conditions as to prepayments the Board may accept a Late Entry subject to the following conditions: Where any horse was not nominated as a foal as prescribed under eligibility a Late Entry can be made.
The Late Entry must be received by the N.Z. Sires Stakes Board prior to the advertised closing time for nominations for the said race as prescribed in the club’s programme.
(a) The late entry fee payable is $2,500 plus GST. (b) Non-Nominated Sires – Sire Validation Fee: Where the sire of the horse was not a nominated sire for its relevant Sires Stakes Series an additional payment shall accompany the fees as stated in Clause (a) here of such additional payment of $2,500.00 plus GST for a sire validation fee. Where the horse is not selected for the race the Late Entry will be refunded. If for any other reason a nominator has paid a Late Entry fee and the horse is unable to start the nominator may apply to the Board for a refund and the Board in its sole discretion shall decide whether or not a refund is to be given.
Trophies: The N.Z. Sires Stakes Board will present the winner with a Trophy and Dress Rug.
Tue, Nov 07, 2017 @ 1:00 pm|
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am|
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm|
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|Brent Smith, Chairman- NZMTC|
|Brian Rabbitt, Racing Secretary - Addington|