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STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORT


Wanganui Trotting Club Inc at Manawatu RacewayTuesday, 12 March 2019  
Meeting
Club:Wanganui Trotting Club Inc at Manawatu Raceway
Weather:Overcast
Track:Fast
Rail:Not applicable
Stewards:J Muirhead (Chairman), S Mulcay, B Bateup
Veterinarian:Dr A I van Bergen
 
General
Nil
Supplementary:
Auckland TC - Friday, 1st March 2019
Race 4 - SIMS PACIFIC METALS NORTHERN BREEDERS STAKES (HCP TROT)
Trainer J Stormont advised Stewards on 9 March that OUR PETITE LADY has had chiropractic work carried out since its disappointing performance at Alexandra Park on 1 March. Mr Stormont added that the mare had improved since that run and won at trials on 9 March.
Summary
Swabbing: MACKALI, MEKONG PRINCESS, BEAUDIENE EMERALD, AIN'T NOTHING BETTOR, VOODOO PRINCE, MOTORING MAJOR, MISTER HARRIS, WHITEHAVEN BEACH
Protests: Nil
Suspensions: Nil
Fines: Nil
Warnings: Nil
Bleeders: Nil
Horse Actions:Race 3IDEAL TIGER - Cleared From Unruly Mobiles
 Race 3OWHATA ANGEL - Final Warning Racing Manners
 Race 4LADY AMEERA - Warned Racing Manners
Medical Certificates: Nil
Driver Changes:Race 1S Abernethy replaced J Curtin on MACKALI
  Transport difficulties
 Race 1P Ferguson replaced B Orange on EDEN CREEK
  Transport difficulties
Late Scratchings: Nil
Scratching Penalties:Ineligible from 13/03/2019 until 17/03/2019 inclusive (5 days):
IDEAL LINCOLN
 
Race Comments
Race 1DICK OWEN MEMORIAL HANDICAP TROTVideo  Video 
CAROLINE WOZNIACKI - weakened final stages.
SUCH FUN - there was an approved change of gear. The mare raced without sliding blinds.
SHONA MARY - slow away settling at the rear of the field.
 
Race 2TERRY BROTHERS HANDICAP TROTVideo  Video 
NATTY PAGGER - broke shortly after the start losing all chance.
MEKONG PRINCESS - Driver D Butcher advised he did not activate the removable deafeners due to the mare trotting roughly throughout the run home.
ABOVE THE REST - broke passing the 1700 metres and settled at the rear. Broke again near the 1150 metres losing further ground.
MAJESTIC ONE - lay in approaching the 1150 metres and dislodged a marker peg with Driver S Abernethy momentarily dropping a foot from the sulky foot rest. Weakened final stages.
 
Race 3TARANAKI KIDZ KARTZ SUPPORTERS MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
DOWNTOWN BABE - paced roughly and then broke entering the first turn but soon settled.
I SAID IMRACN - raced greenly at various stages.
OWHATA ANGEL - broke entering the first turn losing it's chance and was retired from the event. A final warning was placed on the mare's racing manners.
IDEAL TIGER - removed from the unruly for future mobiles.
 
Race 4WANGANUI JOCKEY CLUB MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
LADY AMEERA - broke entering the first turn and settled at the rear. Broke again near the 1600 metres. A warning was placed on the mare's racing manners. Authorisation of the mare's fourth placing was withheld until it was confirmed that it complied with the Breaking Horses Regulation when it galloped rounding the first turn.
NOTORIOUS - gave ground final turn. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality.
 
Race 5CAROLE TERRY MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
WAINGARO MARA - tended to over-race middle stages when leading. Weakened final stages.
MADDISONS DESIRE - lay in final turn.
 
Race 6DONOGHUE FAMILY/WANGANUI MARIST RUGBY MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
MARRERA - broke passing the 1800 metres losing all chance and was retired from the event. Driver J Abernethy advised that a rein burr had become caught on the neck strap placing him at a considerable disadvantage with the gelding then galloping and shifting out on to MOTORING MAJOR which was racing to it's outside. Mr Abernethy's explanation was duly noted.
ITSOKBEINGBETTER - lay out throughout the running placing Junior Driver A Harrison at a disadvantage. Over-raced middle stages.
JAKIRA - lay in rounding the home term and then shifted wider on the track when corrected by Driver S Abernethy.
UNCLE DREW - Driver Z Butcher reported that he had been unable to activate the removable deafeners due to the release cord breaking.
FANCY SCHMANCY - restrained to the rear from its wide draw early before improving from the 300 metres to finish in fifth place beaten 5.4 lengths. Driver B Orange advised that he had not received a trail into the race as he had hoped and that had he improved earlier he felt that he would have been pushed considerably wider on the track which would have been to the mare's detriment.
ARCANO - weakened final turn.
 
Race 7AG CHALLENGE LTD WANGANUI CUP MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
WESTAR SAM - commenced to shift ground outwards near the 300 metres momentarily placing ANNA BARCLAY in restricted room before being corrected by Driver Z Butcher. Held up early final turn.
ANNA BARCLAY - raced three wide early. Pulled hard when racing without cover and commenced to weaken on the final turn before being placed in restricted room for several strides. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality.
IMOLA - over-raced middle stages when towards the rear. Inconvenienced by a weakening runner near the 400 metres.
THE NIGHT HAWK - raced three wide early.
SHILLELAGH - raced at the rear from it's wide draw before commencing to improve three wide near 700 metres but was forced wider and had to be eased. Paced roughly rounding the final turn and throughout the run home. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality other than a minor abrasion to the right fore fetlock.
 
Race 8PALAMOUNTAINS SCIENTIFIC NUTRITION MOBILE PACEVideo  Video 
PURE DESIRE - held up early final turn.
GEOFF'S LEGACY - held up early final turn by a weakening runner.
RED RIVER DASH - broke near the 1700 metres losing several lengths before settling.
APOCALYPSE - Driver B Orange momentarily dropped his left foot from the sulky footrest approaching the 250 metres after contacting a marker peg.
WHITEHAVEN BEACH - held up early final turn.