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Hororata Trotting Club Inc at Mt Harding RacecourseSunday, 10 February 2019  
Meeting
Club:Hororata Trotting Club Inc at Mt Harding Racecourse
Weather:Fine
Track:Good
Rail:Not applicable
Stewards:R Quirk (Chairman), N McIntyre, C Tibbs
Veterinarian:Dr J G Beeman
 
General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out on selected horses.
Supplementary:
NZ Metro TC - Friday, 1st February 2019
Race 8 - GARRARDS PREMIER MARES CHAMPIONSHIP (MOBILE PACE)
Stable representative M Neilson advised Stewards on 6 February that ELLE MAC has recovered well from its fresh up run at Addington on 1 February adding that the mare pleased in a workout at Rangiora in preparation for a resumption at Addington on 15 February.
Geraldine TC - Saturday, 2nd February 2019
Race 4 - MORRISON SADDLERY / TOP 10 HOLIDAY PARK MOBILE PACE
Trainer C Butt advised Stewards on 7 February that LOCKED OUT OF HEAVEN has had chiropractic treatment since racing at Orari on 2 February.
Amberley TC - Wednesday, 6th February 2019
Race 10 - DAVIS OGILVIE LTD HANDICAP TROT
Stable representative J Mounce advised Stewards on 7 February that CLIFDEN CLOWERS has recovered well from its disappointing effort at Rangiora on Wednesday . Mr Mounce further advised that the gelding had not settled well at the course and felt this had contributed to the performance adding that it will have a change of training programme in the lead up to its Methven engagement.
Stable representative B Orange advised Stewards on 10 February that in his opinion, OVER THE LOVE had not handled the grass track at Rangiora on 6 February and will be restricted to all weather tracks in the immediate future.
Summary
Swabbing: YOU REALLY GOT ME, TABITHA FRANCO, GLORY DAYS, STELLAR SUCCESS, SANTANNA LAD, BUBBLED UP, MYBOYLOLLIEPOP, DI CAPRIO, SPEEDY COMMAND, THREE IDEAS
Protests: Nil
Suspensions: Nil
Fines:   Race 3B Hill (KOROMIKO EYRE)
[Rule 865(2)] - Incorrect gear. Fined $100.
Warnings:   Race 2M Brown (MARKHAM EYRE)
[Rule Programming Conditions Regs] - Late to arrive on course.
  Race 7R Houghton (DOC SEELSTER)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Shifting ground 300 metres.
Bleeders: Nil
Horse Actions:Race 1HELGA'S MONARCH - Cleared From Unruly Stands
 Race 1YOU REALLY GOT ME - Veterinary Clearance Received
 Race 2HASTA LA VISTA - Warned Racing Manners
 Race 2HASTA LA VISTA - Warned Mobiles
 Race 3SHADOW DANCER - Warned Stands
 Race 3TAUMALOLO - Unruly Stands
 Race 4ESCARGO - Warned Stands
 Race 4ONE OVER DA STARS - Warned Racing Manners
 Race 4WANDERING STAR - Warned Performance
 Race 5FUN IN THE DARK - Veterinary Clearance Received
 Race 8FRANCO HAMPTON - Warned Stands
 Race 8MISS BIG - Veterinary Clearance Required
 Race 10ONE OVER DA SKYE - Final Warning Racing Manners
Medical Certificates: Nil
Driver Changes: Nil
Late Scratchings: Nil
Scratching Penalties:Ineligible from 11/02/2019 until 15/02/2019 inclusive (5 days):
BRONX VILLAGE, CHALBERG, CANSTAR, LA BELLA VITA, THE DIVA, MY WEE MAN, SWEENEY TODD, THE DUDE
 Exceptional Circumstances:
LIVING LEGEND, SUNNY GLENIS
 
Race Comments
Race 1DUNSANDEL COUNTRY CAFE & BAR/HORORATA TC COMMITTEE TROTVideo  Video 
HALFWAY THERE - broke racing into the first bend.
RUBY SEDDON - broke near the 350 metres.
CALL ME TROUBLE - awkwardly placed close to the wheel of APPEARANCE when over-racing and broke racing into the first bend inconveniencing ABOUT LAST NIGHT and MIKEMARO.
MOTU MOONDANCER - hung inwards and broke on the first bend.
ABOUT LAST NIGHT - inconvenienced racing into the first bend. Broke near the 2000 metres.
OCTOBER TROUBLE - broke at the start.
AWESOME IMPEE - held up over the concluding stages.
APPEARANCE - driver J Smith reported the mare had cast a shoe during the running.
MIKEMARO - inconvenienced racing into the first bend.
HELGA'S MONARCH - removed from the unruly for future standing starts.
YOU REALLY GOT ME - the required veterinary clearance was received. Broke briefly at the start. Driver J Dunn reported the deafeners were not activated due to having the field covered.
SUN SWINGER - held up in the early and middle stages of the run home and trotted roughly over the concluding stages.
 
Race 2PGG WRIGHTSON STANDARDBRED DIVISION MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
SUPERSTAR LEGEND - raced four wide passing the 1500 metres. Stewards investigated a perceived breach of the Push Out Rule however it was established that driver B Orange (OHOKA MATTY) had commenced his outward movement before SUPERSTAR LEGEND had reached his wheel so the matter was taken no further. Paced roughly on the final bend.
MIDAS TOUCH - raced wide around the first bend.
NADIRA FRANCO - raced wide in the early stages.
HASTA LA VISTA - broke as the start was effected. A warning was placed on the mare's barrier record. Broke again near the 1400 metres with a warning placed on the racing record of the mare.
MARKHAM EYRE - hung inwards in the early stages. Over-raced middle stages.
KATIE DALY - over-raced in the middle stages.
JAFA KITTEN - back from the unruly position at the start. Over-raced in the middle stages.
 
Race 3NUFARM NZ LTD PACEVideo  Video 
TAUMALOLO - stood on the mark and then broke. Placed on the unruly for future standing starts. Broke again near the 2000 metres.
VICTOR TANGO - tangled away.
SHADOW DANCER - fractious prior to the start. Broke and shifted inwards at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare. Trainer/driver L McCormick advised he would be removing the tongue tie.
SOCIAL MEDIA - broke at the start.
MOTOWN BROMAC - broke at the start. Raced roughly near the 1500 metres due to an easing of the pace.
STRONG ENOUGH - paced roughly on the final bend.
CHRIS AYNSLEY - slow to begin. Inconvenienced by a breaking runner near the 2000 metres.
NANS CHOICE - broke at the start.
IT'S ME - tangled away. Hampered near the 1500 metres due to an easing of the pace.
KOROMIKO EYRE - trainer B Hill was issued a $100 Minor Infringement Notice after KOROMIKO EYRE was presented without the notified blinds.
 
Race 4PHILIP WAREING LTD TROTVideo  Video 
CLOVER LOU - trotted roughly in the home straight when tiring.
ESCARGO - broke shortly after the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare. Broke again near the 600 metres.
GIRLS LET LOOSE - broke approaching the 400 metres.
ALDEBARAN BONNY - trotted roughly late in the run home.
BK DAWN - broke racing into the first bend.
WANDERING STAR - raced wide in the early and middle stages. Tired from the 1000 metres. A warning was placed on the racing performance of the gelding. Trainer A Lowe advised WANDERING STAR will be given a freshen up prior to racing again.
DIANA HARBOUR - broke near the 600 metres.
ONE OVER DA STARS - the connections advised the mare has been served and will be racing without shoes. Broke shortly after the start. Held up in the early and middle stages of the run home. Broke again with 200 metres to run. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
 
Race 5DJ PEARCE GRAZING & AGISTMENT (JUNIOR DRIVERS) MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
SWAP OVER - held up early and middle stages of the run home.
BLACK ART - held up in the early stages of the run home.
FUN IN THE DARK - the required veterinary clearance was received. Stewards questioned junior drivers K Newman (FUN IN THE DARK), D Keast (FORTUNE TILLER) and K Butt (THE KAIK) in regards to an incident near the 150 metres when FORTUNE TILLER was checked and broke. It was established that despite the efforts of driver K Newman, FUN IN THE DARK had shied away from THE KAIK which was shifting ground, with FUN IN THE DARK then running inwards abruptly checking FORTUNE TILLER. After considering the evidence of the drivers and viewing the replays, no blame could be attributed to any one driver for the incident and Stewards took the matter no further.
FORTUNE TILLER - checked and broke near the 150 metres.
THE KAIK - held up early and middle stages of the run home.
SENORITA MARGARITA - over-raced in the middle stages. Hampered by a breaking runner at the 100 metres.
 
Race 6NEVELE R FILLIES SERIES (HEAT 2) MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
KOTARE YOLANDE - hung inwards and then improved wide without cover from the 1100 metres.
REFINE - broke shortly after the start. Tired from the 500 metres. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
MOSSDALE ART - paced roughly near the 1100 metres.
SHECANDANCE - driver G Smith reported the release cord had broken when he attempted to activate the deafeners.
 
Race 7BUY KIWI MADE MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
LUCY DIAMOND - raced wide in the early stages. Weakened from the 500 metres. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
DOC SEELSTER - shifted out near the 300 metres placing BUSH MAN in restricted room resulting in BUSH MAN locking stays with SOUNDS LIKA GEM which was hanging inwards. Driver R Houghton was shown the films and warned for shifting ground when insufficient room existed.
CANARDLY REMEMBER - held up early stages of the run home.
KATAMACH - raced wide in the early and middle stages.
ARTSTANDING - raced wide in the early and middle stages.
PAUL'S VERDICT - driver R Close advised the gelding had been striking the wheel discs during the running.
BUSH MAN - locked stays with SOUNDS LIKA GEM near the 300 metres when racing in restricted room after being shifted outwards by DOC SEELSTER.
MR ASIA - held up early stages of the run home.
SOUNDS LIKA GEM - raced wide early stages. Hung inwards near the 300 metres and locked stays with BUSH MAN which was racing in restricted room.
HOT STARFF - paced roughly on the final bend when over-racing and awkwardly placed close to the sulky of CANARDLY REMEMBER.
 
Race 8GARRARDS HORSE & HOUND HORORATA CUP (HANDICAP PACE)Video  Video 
DI CAPRIO - broke at the start. Locked wheels momentarily with MOGUL at the 300 metres.
NUI BA DEN - hung inwards and struck track markers near the 1200 metres. Held up early and middle stages of the home straight.
JOHNNY EYRE - driver G Smith was spoken to advisedly for the manner in which he drove near the 300 metres when anticipating a run to the inside of MISS BIG which contributed to the mare being crowded.
MISS BIG - crowded and placed in restricted room near the 300 metres when tiring and awkwardly placed between JOHNNY EYRE and MOGUL. A post-race veterinary examination revealed some swelling in the flexor tendon area of both front fetlocks. Stood down pending a veterinary clearance.
GO DAVEY - hung outwards when utilising the passing lane near the 300 metres.
TUAPEKA TRICK - broke at the start. Locked stays with GORE BAY in the home straight losing momentum after both runners had shifted ground marginally.
FRANCO HAMPTON - broke at the start losing all chance. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
MOGUL - raced wide in the middle stages. Locked wheels briefly with DI CAPRIO near the 300 metres and when unlocking shifted inwards marginally crowding MISS BIG.
GORE BAY - broke at the start. Locked stays with TUAPEKA TRICK in the home straight losing momentum after both runners had shifted ground marginally.
KOTARE CULLEN - shifted inwards in the run home when under pressure.
CLASINA MARIA - held up throughout the home straight.
 
Race 9LONZA NZ LTD PACEVideo  Video 
MADAME FROST - slow through the early stages.
ULTIMATE ROCKER - held up in the early and middle stages of the home straight.
TOMBELINA - hung inwards and struck track markers with 1300 metres to run. Weakened over the concluding stages. When questioned regarding the performance, trainer B Fahey advised today's race was a step up in grade from its previous performance and it was his intention to give the filly a brief freshen up prior to resuming.
GOTTA FUTURE - tangled away.
BRANTLEY - broke at the start.
 
Race 10BAYER NZ LTD HANDICAP TROTVideo  Video 
YOUNG STRANGER - broke at the 1050 metres. Again broke at the 800 metres and failed to settle.
DOLLY JONES - broke shortly after the start. Driver G Smith advised the mare had trotted roughly throughout and may not have backed up from its previous run.
TAKE AFTER ME - broke near the 900 metres and was eased inside the pylons losing its chance.
DON'T ROCK THE BOAT - broke after 200 metres.
ONE OVER DOVER - raced wide in the early stages.
ONE OVER DA SKYE - broke with 250 metres to run. A final warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
 
Race 11ARYSTA LIFE SCIENCE NZ LTD MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
VINNIE RULZ - held up early and middle stages of the run home.
OVERARM - raced wide around the first bend.
THREE IDEAS - skied its head prior to the start and was out of position on the second row. Paced roughly and broke briefly racing into the first bend. Hung inwards and struck track markers with 1700 metres to run. Held up in the early stages of the run home.