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STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORT


NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington RacewayFriday, 3 November 2017  
Meeting
Club:NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington Raceway
Weather:Fine
Track:Fast
Rail:Not applicable
Stewards:N Ydgren (Chairman), N McIntyre, R Quirk
Veterinarian:Dr A A Corser
 
General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out on selected runners.
Supplementary:
Kaikoura TC - Monday, 30th October 2017
Race 7 - MAJESTIC SON SOUTH BAY TROTTERS CUP (STAND)
Trainer B Ford advised Stewards on 3 November that DOCTOR BONES has recovered well following its run at Kaikoura on Monday with the gelding possibly going to the Cup Day trials at Addington next Wednesday before resuming.
Race 9 - PGG WRIGHTSON NZ YEARLING SALES AGED HANDICAP PACE
Trainer M Purdon advised Stewards on 3 November that MAJOR HIPPIE has recovered well since its disappointing performance at Kaikoura on Monday adding that the gelding has since been sold.
Summary
Swabbing: TAKITIMU EXPRESS, FUNATTHEBEACH, ANOTHER CHAPTER, AMERICAN TART, MAJESTIC MOMENT, ELLE MAC, ALTA MAESTRO, EVERYBODY KNOWS, AFTERDINNERSPEAKER, MACH UP
Protests:   Race 9RONALD J (4th placing)
[Rule 870(3) & Breaking Horse Regs] - Breaking in excess of 50 metres inside final 200 metres. Disqualified.
Suspensions: Nil
Fines: Nil
Warnings:   Race 1B Laughton (THE GOLDEN BOY)
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Out of position at the start.
Bleeders: Nil
Horse Actions:Race 3LUNDQVIST - Ineligible Racing Manners - Stood Down 1 Trial
 Race 5TESSA'S ROCKET - Warned Mobiles - Caused False Start
 Race 6ALTA ORLANDO - Warned Stands
 Race 6HAVE FAITH IN ME - Warned Stands
 Race 10SPONDULICKS - Warned Mobiles
 Race 11IT'S A DEAL - Warned Racing Manners
Medical Certificates: Nil
Driver Changes: Nil
Late Scratchings: Nil
Scratching Penalties:Ineligible from 04/11/2017 until 07/11/2017 inclusive (4 days):
THE TIN SOLDIER
 Ineligible from 04/11/2017 until 08/11/2017 inclusive (5 days):
READY TO BLOOM, CARIBBEAN FIZZ, SOLAR STORM, SUNDEES SON, DELISHKA, SI SI SENOR, THE DORCHESTER, SANS LE SOU
 
Race Comments
Race 1CHEVRON QUALITY CARS RACE NIGHT MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
The start was delayed when St John personnel had to attend to a person in the stand.
ALL NUTS N BOLTS - under pressure passing the 1000 metres and compounded soon after finishing a distant last. When questioned, driver D Dunn was unable to offer any explanation for the performance. A post-race veterinary examination showed the gelding to have suffered an atrial fibrillation.
IODEAN - raced roughly for a short distance near the 1500 metres.
BURNING RUBBER - broke near the 1500 metres. Held up late in the run home.
CARLAW PARK - broke near the 1600 metres.
THE GOLDEN BOY - out of position at the start. Driver B Laughton was issued with a warning to ensure that he makes a better effort in future.
BUBBLE GUM - held up in the early stages of the run home.
RED TERROR - returned to the birdcage with a broken overcheck. This gear was inspected and found to be in good order.
 
Race 2BLAIR ORANGE DRIVES A CHEVRON QUALITY CAR MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
ACUTO - over-raced in the early stages.
MAD LU LI - raced wide in the early stages.
 
Race 3TERRY & GLENYS CHMIEL DRIVE CHEVRON QUALITY CARS TROTVideo  Video 
TIME FOR DIAMONDS - held up at the 600 metres.
STELLAR SUCCESS - broke shortly after the start. Again broke near the 2500 metres losing further ground.
BK DAWN - held up at the 600 metres.
SHPEEDY - weakened on the final bend. When questioned regarding the mare's performance, driver G Smith explained that in his opinion the mare was better suited to races run over a shorter distance. A post-race veterinary examination showed no apparent abnormalities.
LUNDQVIST - broke after 150 metres. Broke again at the 1000 metres. Stood down to complete one satisfactory trial. The connections advised it was their intention to remove the gelding from their training care.
WOODSTONE - broke at the 1700 metres.
NO FEARS - trotted roughly and hung inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
JERRY GARCIA - broke after 200 metres.
 
Race 4THE DUNN BROTHERS DRIVE CHEVRON QUALITY CARS MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
BETTOR CHANCE - held up in the early stages of the run home having to shift ground outwards to obtain clear room.
GUPTA'S CULLEN - over-raced middle stages.
BONNIE JOAN - raced wide in the early stages.
PRECIOUS SARA - over-raced in the early stages.
 
Race 5RICHARD BROMLEY DRIVES A CHEVRON QUALITY CAR MOBILE TROTVideo  Video 
SPURRED BY SUCCESS - unable to maintain its position behind the mobile.
YOUNG STRANGER - broke at the 1700 metres.
MAJESTIC MOMENT - hung in the score up and was out of position at the start.
FOREVERMAN - lay outwards through the final straight and because of this did not make use of the passing lane.
ALVIRA HEST - checked in the initial score up with a false start declared. Slightly out of position at the re-start.
TESSA'S ROCKET - broke in the score up checking ALVIRA HEST with a false start being declared. Out of position at the re-start. A warning was placed on the mare's barrier record. Driver R Close elected to remain in his barrier position for the re-start.
 
Race 6DAVEY & ROBIN BUTT DRIVE CHEVRON QUALITY CARS HANDICAP PACEVideo  Video 
MIGHTY FLYING MAJOR - hung inwards round the final bend.
ULTIMATE MACHETE - broke at the start losing all chance.
ALTA ORLANDO - broke at the start and veered inwards losing its chance. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.
HAVE FAITH IN ME - broke at the start losing its chance. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.
 
Race 7ALABAR SIRES' STAKES 3YO FILLIES SERIES (HEAT 2) MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
MISS ETHEL SUNSHINE - over-raced middle stages.
SPICY GIRL BECQUI - raced keenly near the 1000 metres.
WORLD BOSS - hung inwards and was back slightly at the start. Lay inwards throughout the final straight.
 
Race 8NRM SIRES' STAKES SERIES (HEAT 5) MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
The start was delayed after one of the light towers malfunctioned.
ALOKA - when questioned regarding the performance, driver B Orange could only advise he had been disappointed with the colt's performance. Stewards will follow up with trainer N McGrath in the coming days.
HENRY HUBERT - paced roughly as the start was effected. Again paced roughly at the 1400 metres.
ZION BROMAC - broke after 200 metres. Driver N Purdon reported the gelding to have struck a knee.
CULLENBURN - inconvenienced after 200 metres. Raced wide throughout. Weakened on the final bend.
TENNYSON BROMAC - driver M Neilson was spoken to regarding the manner she drove near the 150 metres when allowing her foot to remain free of the footrest for a short distance.
SPANKEM - over-raced in the early stages.
 
Race 9CRAN DALGETY DRIVES A CHEVRON QUALITY CAR HANDICAP TROTVideo  Video 
BD LOVE - broke near the 1100 metres.
RONALD J - trotted roughly early stages of the run home. Broke with 80 metres remaining. Disqualified from 4th placing for breaking in excess of 50 metres over the final 200 metres.
DARK HORSE - pre-race warm up.
 
Race 10KEN BARRON DRIVES A CHEVRON QUALITY CAR MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
BETTOR'S HEART - when spoken to regarding the mare's performance, driver J Dunn reported his horse had travelled lethargically throughout and in his opinion had been unsuited to the track. Stewards will follow up with trainer P Bagrie in the coming days.
SPONDULICKS - broke after 100 metres. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record. The connections advised it was their intention to add hopple shorteners to the gelding's gear.
ROYAL BENGAL - over-raced middle stages.
DREAMY DAMIEN - received treatment for a laceration to the front left pastern following the race.
PATANJALI - broke after being inconvenienced by breaking runner after 100 metres.
SHINEONUCRAZYDIAMOND - held up rounding the final bend.
 
Race 11PHIL BURROWS DRIVES A CHEVRON QUALITY CAR MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
HAVANA MOON - retired from the event at the 600 metres after sustaining damage to a sulky wheel near the 1100 metres.
CHAAAT - paced roughly as the start was effected and settled back as a result.
MACH UP - raced wide in the early stages.
REMACHABLE IDEA - over-raced early stages.
NURBURGRING - raced wide from the 1600 metres.
STILL OF THE NIGHT - held up rounding the final bend.
IT'S A DEAL - hampered in the early stages. Raced fiercely through the middle stages and near the 1100 metres made contact with the sulky of STILL OF THE NIGHT pushing that runner forwards onto the wheel of HAVANA MOON causing IT'S A DEAL to break and lose its chance. A warning was placed on the racing record of this runner.