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Meeting: ROAD TO THE CUP & DOMINION MEETING (Night 1)
Last updated 13/09/2019 at 18:41 pm
Race Number:
Race 7
Race Time:

AVON CITY FORD 'NEW BRIGHTON CUP' (STAND PACE) (Gr3)

$30,000, FFA, 2600m

 
 

For all pacers. The winner of this race is guaranteed a start in the 2019 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup, provided it is eligible for selection.

Notifiable Gear Changes: No Gear Changes for race
1
2421X2
  R109
1
Front
Ricky May
Greg & Nina Hope, Woodend Beach
Breeding:
6 b g Rock N Roll Heaven-Atomic Gold(by Soky's Atom) [Power Of Tara 17g(Live Or Die), Jake Of Tara 13g(Presidential Ball), Thunderbird Tara 11g(Bettor's Delight)]
Owners:
G P Hope, P G Laboyrie, P I Baken, Mrs V M Robertson, W R Stewart, Mrs C L Stewart, A R Pullar, Mrs B E Pullar
Breeder:
P G Laboyrie
Comment:
Massive in defeat when fresh up here last week. Winning claims.
Colours
Starts 41
Wins 9
Seconds 16
Thirds 5
Lifetime Stakes $296,781
Winning Stakes $164,165
Win Dividend $0.99
Place Dividend $1.16
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather39721All Weather Slushy301
Grass220Grass Wet110
Course25214Distance1439
Favourite10462nd Favourite1229
Mobile23413Standing1858
Left37819Right412
Fresh90523Fresh30302

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 08/16 Kurow 3YO+ C0 PACE 2600m (3) 1 1/4 lengths 3-23.4
 01/17 Nelson HRC 3YO+ C1 PACE 2400m (5) 1 1/4 lengths 3-04.3
 01/17 Nelson HRC 3YO+ C1 PACE 2400m (9) 1 1/4 lengths 3-03.5
 03/17 NZ Metro 3YO+ C2 to C3, C4 with cond. SpecHcp PAC 2600m (5) 1/2 length 3-12.6
 12/17 Methven FFA MOB. PACE 1609m (2) 1 length 1-55
 03/18 NZ Metro R81 to R130 DiscrHcp PACE 3200m (7) 3/4 length 4-02.1
 04/18 Auckland 4YO MOB. PACE 1700m (1) 1 3/4 lengths 2-00.4
 12/18 Methven FFA MOB. PACE 1609m (7) 1 1/2 lengths 2-04
 04/19 Rangiora FFA MOB. PACE 2600m (5) nose 3-11.5

Race Starts (6 of 11)

2 of  5
30 Aug 19
Race  7
R May
138 days
1st up
FFA PACE Stand
2600m
Fast
5
1/1
Classie Brigade
MR:2-04.6
54.3
0.2L
Brk,4th inr,up prkd 850,gritty late
A G'S WHITE SOCKS - broke briefly in the early stages.
1 of  8
14 Apr 19
Race  7
R May
9 days
14th up
FFA MOB. PACE
2600m
Good
5
3/2
Thefixer
MR:1-58.5
55.9
 
6th otr,1x1,prkd,1x1,3bk,wd,up post
ASHLEY LOCAZ - shifted out near the 1600 metres. Driver T Williams defended a breach of the Push Out Rule which alleged he forced A G'S WHITE SOCKS to race wider on the track near the 1600 metres. After viewing the replays and hearing evidence, the JCA dismissed the charge.
2 of 13
05 Apr 19
Race  7
R May
7 days
13th up
R80 to R130 DiscrHcp PACE Stand
3200m
Slushy
1
5/5
Turn It Up
MR:1-59.8
56.7
0.2L
9th otr,1x1,4-bk bell,wd 400,strong
A G'S WHITE SOCKS - reared and shifted up the track as the start was effected.
4 of  8
29 Mar 19
Race  8
R May
7 days
12th up
4-5YO MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
10
4/3
Henry Hubert
MR:1-54.8
57.4
1.1L
5th,1x1 1600,wd,ld,flat tyre,cut bk
HENRY HUBERT - raced keenly on the final bend and when doing so made contact with the sulky wheel of A G'S WHITE SOCKS.
2 of 10
22 Mar 19
Race  9
R May
13 days
11th up
FFA MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
7
1/1
Alta Maestro
MR:1-57.5
55.5
0.2L
8th otr,3 & 4w 400,stern bid,denied
A G'S WHITE SOCKS - lay inwards under pressure throughout the home straight and had to be corrected by driver R May near the 50 metres.
2 of  8
09 Mar 19
Race  9
R May
66 days
10th up
R70 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2700m
Good
1
2/2
Henry Hubert
MR:1-59.5
57.9
0.2L
Slow,6th,3 bk otr,3rd tn,dogged fin
A G'S WHITE SOCKS - slow to begin.
  
2
6X6121
  R114
2
Front
John Dunn
Robert Dunn, Woodend Beach
Breeding:
7 b g Bettor's Delight-Trigirl Brigade(by Mach Three) [Trilight Brigade 6m(Bettor's Delight), Triroyale Brigade 5g(Bettor's Delight)]
Owners:
G S Eynon, C M Eynon, M R McKinnon
Breeder:
Miss S A Matthews, R Faulkner, Mrs C A Faulkner
Comment:
Got the job done with the aid of a cosy trip here last week. Place.
Starts 44
Wins 14
Seconds 8
Thirds 5
Lifetime Stakes $255,502
Winning Stakes $140,766
Win Dividend $0.96
Place Dividend $1.03
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather411312All Weather Slushy301
Grass311Grass Wet000
Course25510Distance1465
Favourite16842nd Favourite944
Mobile351112Standing931
Left391312Right511
Fresh90520Fresh30411

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 10/15 Methven 3YO+, C0 with cond. MOB. PACE 2300m (2) head 2-59.4
 11/15 NZ Metro 3YO+ C1 MOB. PACE 2600m (5) 1/2 head 3-14.5
 01/16 NZ Metro 3YO+ C1 MOB. PACE 2600m (13) 1/2 head 3-16.1
 02/16 NZ Metro 3YO+ C0 to C3 MOB. PACE 1950m (8) 1 1/4 lengths 2-20.4
 02/16 Winton 3YO+ C3 to C5 MOB. PACE 2400m (4) 1 1/2 lengths 2-57.2
 03/16 Nth Sthlnd 3YO+ C2 to C3 MOB. PACE 2200m (8) 5 1/2 lengths 2-41.4
 12/16 NZ Metro 4YO+ C3 to C5, others with cond. MOB. PA 2600m (7) 1 1/4 lengths 3-15.3
 12/16 Ashburton 4YO+ C4 to OC SpecHcp PACE 3200m (3(10m)) 1/2 neck 3-58.3
 01/17 Cent Otago FFA MOB. PACE 2600m (9) head 3-09.9
 01/17 Invcargill C4 to OC SpecHcp PACE 3200m (1(30m)) 1/2 length 3-53.5
 04/17 Rangiora FFA MOB. PACE 2600m (5) nose 3-06.4
 06/18 Auckland R72 & faster MOB. PACE 1700m (5) 1/2 length 2-04
 06/19 Ashburton 3YO+ FFA MOB. PACE 1609m (7) 3/4 length 1-54.6
 08/19 NZ Metro FFA PACE 2600m (1) head 3-21.4

Race Starts (6 of 15)

1 of  5
30 Aug 19
Race  7
J Dunn
77 days
4th up
FFA PACE Stand
2600m
Fast
1
2/2
A G's White Socks
MR:2-04.6
54.3
 
Gun run mrks,thru,did best late inr
1 of  5
14 Aug 19
TRIAL
Race  11
J Dunn
 
R55 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
3
Airpark Flyer
MR:2-09.5
56.8
 
2 of 10
14 Jun 19
Race  7
J Dunn
12 days
3rd up
4YO+ G&E MOB. PACE
2600m
Easy
9
2/2
U May Cullect
MR:1-56.7
55.9
0.1L
4th,prkd,into ld 2100,stung shadows
1 of  8
02 Jun 19
Race  6
B Orange
9 days
2nd up
3YO+ FFA MOB. PACE
1609m
Good
7
2/2
Alta Orlando
MR:1-54.6
57.1
 
Eased,rear otr,1x1 800,wd cvr,slick
6 of  6
24 May 19
Race  6
B Orange
266 days
1st up
FFA MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
3
5/5
Turn It Up
MR:1-55.0
3.8L
Soft trip mrks,thru,fght on solidly
1 of  9
15 May 19
TRIAL
Race  7
J Dunn
 
R109 & faster MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
9
Elle Mac
MR:2-03.8
57.6
 
  
 314762XHenry Hubert   
4
14344X
  R105
4
Front
Tim Williams
Mark Purdon & Natalie Rasmussen, Rolleston
Breeding:
5 b g Auckland Reactor-Delicata(by Falcon Seelster) [Little Miss Perfect 3f(Bettor's Delight)]
Owner:
Alabar Racing Syndicate
Breeder:
A J Parker, Mrs P R A Parker
Comment:
Off the scene since May but handy recent Ashburton trial. Big threat fresh up.
Colours
Starts 18
Wins 10
Seconds 2
Thirds 1
Lifetime Stakes $502,356
Winning Stakes $412,123
Win Dividend $0.71
Place Dividend $0.64
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1282All Weather Slushy000
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course550Distance311
Favourite9812nd Favourite101
Mobile18103Standing000
Left651Right631
Fresh90210Fresh30312

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 09/17 NZ Metro NON-WINNERS 3YO+ MR49 to MR54 MOB. PACE 1950m (5) 5 1/4 lengths 2-24
 09/17 NZ Metro 3YO+ R49 to R56, R57 with cond. MOB. PAC 1950m (4) 3 lengths 2-21.3
 10/17 NZ Metro 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 1950m (2) 1/2 head 2-17.9
 11/17 NZ Metro 3YO+ R55 to R75 MOB. PACE 1950m (7) 1 1/4 lengths 2-18.8
 11/17 NZ Metro 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 1950m (11) 2 3/4 lengths 2-16.1
 12/17 Auckland 3YO MOB. PACE 2200m (1) 1/2 head 2-36.4
 12/17 Auckland 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 2200m (11) neck 2-38.3
 03/18 Auckland 3YO MOB. PACE 2700m (6) 1 length 3-16.9

Race Starts (5)

4 of  6
03 Sep 19
TRIAL
Race  10
T Williams
 
R40 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Spankem
MR:2-05.7
56.4
 
4 of  7
03 May 19
Race  7
A Herlihy
7 days
9th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
2700m
Fast
4
3/3
Spankem
MR:1-57.7
54.3
4.2L
4th inr,4-bk,prkd 1700,fght on well
4 of  8
26 Apr 19
Race  7
A Herlihy
12 days
8th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
1609m
Fast
7
3/4
Spankem
MR:1-53.4
54.5
4.8L
Eased,rear,4-bk inr,closed late inr
CHASE AUCKLAND - out of position at the start.
3 of  8
14 Apr 19
Race  7
Mark Purdon
43 days
7th up
FFA MOB. PACE
2600m
Good
6
2/3
A G's White Socks
MR:1-58.5
55.9
1.1L
Speared to ld,trld 1700,thru,strong
1 of  9
09 Mar 18
Race  7
N Rasmussen
7 days
9th up
3YO MOB. PACE
2700m
Fast
6
1/1
Sicario
MR:1-57.3
56.6
 
Wd cvr,pressed on,ld 1550,too smart
CHASE AUCKLAND - raced three wide early and middle stages.
  
5
5587X3
  R98
5
Front
Blair Orange
Paul Court, West Melton
Breeding:
5 br h Christian Cullen-Wicklow Heather(by Falcon Seelster) [Gaius Caesar 13g(Julius Caesar), Wicklow Lass 11m(P-Forty-Seven), Our Wicklow 9g(P-Forty-Seven), Wicklow Star 7m(Courage Under Fire), Major Sass 4m(Art Major)]
Owners:
Harcourt Lodge No.1 Syndicate, K T McCormack, J E Counsell, S McDonald, S Pawson, Mrs T Pawson, J Johnston, A Beedles
Breeder:
T P Fleming, Mrs J E Fleming
Comment:
Given every chance in front when fresh up here last time out. Expect improvement
Colours
Starts 41
Wins 9
Seconds 9
Thirds 6
Lifetime Stakes $184,409
Winning Stakes $95,085
Win Dividend $0.73
Place Dividend $0.82
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather32511All Weather Slushy201
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course1637Distance602
Favourite4122nd Favourite623
Mobile37914Standing401
Left28411Right410
Fresh90412Fresh30100

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 09/17 NZ Metro 3YO+ Up to & including R55 MOB. PACE 1950m (1) 3 3/4 lengths 2-23.5
 12/17 Auckland 3YO+ R50 to R58 MOB. PACE 2200m (4) 2 1/4 lengths 2-40
 03/18 Nth Sthlnd 3YO+ R55 to R74 MOB. PACE 2200m (6) 1 3/4 lengths 2-41.7
 05/18 NZ Metro 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 1950m (3) 1 3/4 lengths 2-19.3
 10/18 NZ Metro 3YO+ R56 to R80 MOB. PACE 1980m (10) 1 3/4 lengths 2-28

Race Starts (6 of 8)

3 of  5
30 Aug 19
Race  7
B Orange
119 days
1st up
FFA PACE Stand
2600m
Fast
6
3/3
Classie Brigade
MR:2-04.6
54.3
0.4L
Quickly to ld,set terms,cut bk late
HAIL CHRISTIAN - hung inwards and dislodged a track marker on the final bend.
1 of  6
20 Aug 19
TRIAL
Race  9
B Orange
 
R40 & faster PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Ive Already Told You
MR:2-03.6
55.8
 
5 of  5
14 Aug 19
TRIAL
Race  11
B Orange
 
R55 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
2
Classie Brigade
MR:2-09.5
56.8
 
7 of  7
03 May 19
Race  7
B Orange
7 days
18th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
2700m
Fast
2
4/4
Spankem
MR:1-57.7
54.3
38L
3rd pegs,3-bk,brk 300 losing chance
HAIL CHRISTIAN - broke passing the 300 metres losing its chance. When spoken to Driver B Orange could offer no explanation. A post race veterinary examination showed no apparent abnormality.
8 of  8
26 Apr 19
Race  7
B Orange
12 days
17th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
1609m
Fast
5
6/7
Spankem
MR:1-53.4
54.5
7.6L
Wd,eased,wd rear 600,4th,wknd out
5 of  8
14 Apr 19
Race  7
B Orange
9 days
16th up
FFA MOB. PACE
2600m
Good
4
4/4
A G's White Socks
MR:1-58.5
55.9
3.3L
Trld out,3-bk 1700,stout along mrks
HAIL CHRISTIAN - held up early stages of the run home.
  
6
12191X
  R95
6
Front
Natalie Rasmussen
Mark Purdon & Natalie Rasmussen, Rolleston
Breeding:
4 bl h Bettor's Delight-Reality Check(by Armbro Operative) [Just Like Mum 8m(Art Major), Ultimate Machete 6h(Bettor's Delight)]
Owners:
Mrs G J Kennard, P I Kennard, G R Douglas, P J Creighton, Mrs M C Creighton, K J Riseley
Breeder:
Mrs K J Walsh, G P Walsh
Comment:
Smart type who hasn't raced since April. Tidy recent Ashburton trial. E/W.
Colours
Starts 10
Wins 8
Seconds 1
Thirds 0
Lifetime Stakes $493,693
Winning Stakes $489,293
Win Dividend $1.24
Place Dividend $0.98
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1081All Weather Slushy110
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course650Distance220
Favourite9712nd Favourite110
Mobile1081Standing000
Left650Right431
Fresh90110Fresh30211

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 10/18 NZ Metro NON-WINNERS 3YO+ MOB. PACE 1980m (2) 2 1/4 lengths 2-26
 10/18 NZ Metro 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 1980m (11) 2 1/4 lengths 2-24
 11/18 NZ Metro 3YO+ R54 to R64 MOB. PACE 1980m (7) 2 lengths 2-22.5
 11/18 NZ Metro 3YO C&G MOB. PACE 1980m (12) 3/4 length 2-19
 12/18 Auckland 3YO MOB. PACE 2200m (5) 1/2 neck 2-40.8
 12/18 Auckland 3YO MOB. PACE 2200m (1) 3 1/2 lengths 2-39.8
 03/19 Auckland 3YO MOB. PACE 2700m (2) head 3-22.6
 04/19 NZ Metro 3YO MOB. PACE 2600m (6) 1 1/2 lengths 3-13.3

Race Starts (6 of 11)

3 of  6
03 Sep 19
TRIAL
Race  10
N Rasmussen
 
R40 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2400m
Good
1
Spankem
MR:2-05.7
56.4
 
1 of 13
05 Apr 19
Race  9
N Rasmussen
14 days
10th up
3YO MOB. PACE
2600m
Slushy
6
1/1
Supreme Dominator
MR:1-59.6
56.5
 
Prkd,into ld 1800,dictated,powerful
9 of  9
22 Mar 19
Race  6
T Williams
14 days
9th up
3YO MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
4
1/1
Jesse Duke
MR:1-56.3
57.4
98L
Brk hopelessly early,out of action
ULTIMATE SNIPER - broke shortly after the start refusing to settle for a considerable distance and losing its chance. A warning was placed on the colt's barrier record. When spoken to neither driver T Williams or co-trainer M Purdon were able to offer any explanation. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Stewards will follow up with the connections in the coming days.
1 of  9
08 Mar 19
Race  7
N Rasmussen
7 days
8th up
3YO MOB. PACE
2700m
Easy
2
1/1
Jesse Duke
MR:2-00.7
54.9
 
Ld out,trld,off,ld 2000,held grimly
ULTIMATE SNIPER - Driver N Rasmussen defended a breach of Rule 869(2) and the Use of the Whip Regulations which alleged she had used her whip on more occasions than permissible in the final 400 metres. The JCA found the charge to be proved and imposed a fine of $1500.00, also suspending her Driver's licence up to and including the 30th of March 2019.
2 of  5
01 Mar 19
Race  1
T Williams
60 days
7th up
3YO MOB. PACE
2200m
Fast
5
1/1
Jesse Duke
MR:1-57.5
55.0
0.6L
Prkd,ld,trld 1500,rough 400,rallied
ULTIMATE SNIPER - paced roughly near the 400 metres having to be steadied losing several lengths in consequence. When questioned regarding this Driver T Williams could only advise that the colt had become uncomfortable in its action. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no obvious abnormality. Stewards will follow up with the connections in the coming days.
1 of 10
31 Dec 18
Race  8
N Rasmussen
17 days
6th up
3YO MOB. PACE
2200m
Good
1
1/1
Another Masterpiece
MR:1-56.8
54.5
 
Gate speed to dominate,unchallenged
  
7
11711X
  R123
7
Front
Mark Purdon
Mark Purdon & Natalie Rasmussen, Rolleston
Breeding:
5 b g Bettor's Delight-Crushem(by Holmes Hanover) [Thumpem 12h(In The Pocket), Sunday Girl 10m(Mach Three), Smokem 9h(McArdle), Sluggem 8h(Christian Cullen), Stompem 6g(Christian Cullen)]
Owners:
Mrs G J Kennard, P I Kennard, Breckon Racing Syndicate, J A Gibbs MNZM, Mrs A Gibbs, G A Woodham, Mrs K J Woodham
Breeder:
R K Wah, Mrs G Wah
Comment:
Impressive winning his recent Ashburton trial. Top pick for us fresh up.
Colours
Starts 32
Wins 13
Seconds 5
Thirds 9
Lifetime Stakes $1,110,756
Winning Stakes $953,388
Win Dividend $0.76
Place Dividend $0.86
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather22712All Weather Slushy201
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course1144Distance220
Favourite10642nd Favourite706
Mobile291213Standing311
Left1456Right826
Fresh90303Fresh30412

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 04/17 NZ Metro 2YO MOB. PACE 1950m (2) 3/4 length 2-20.6
 04/17 NZ Metro 2YO C&G MOB. PACE 1950m (3) neck 2-18.2
 05/17 NZ Metro 2YO MOB. PACE 1950m (5) 3/4 length 2-19.7
 05/17 NZ Metro 2YO C&G MOB. PACE 1950m (4) 2 3/4 lengths 2-18.5
 10/18 Kaikoura FFA PACE 2400m (8) 3/4 length 2-57.9
 04/19 Auckland 4YO FFA MOB. PACE 1609m (2) 1 1/4 lengths 1-53.4
 05/19 Auckland 4YO FFA MOB. PACE 2700m (3) 1/2 length 3-17.6

Race Starts (4)

1 of  6
03 Sep 19
TRIAL
Race  10
Mark Purdon
 
R40 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2400m
Good
3
Clasina Maria
MR:2-05.7
56.4
 
1 of  7
03 May 19
Race  7
N Rasmussen
7 days
15th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
2700m
Fast
3
1/1
Turn It Up
MR:1-57.7
54.3
 
Straight to ld,well-rated,too smart
SPANKEM - attempted to jump near the 1700 metres having to be briefly steadied by Driver N Rasmussen.
1 of  8
26 Apr 19
Race  7
N Rasmussen
21 days
14th up
4YO FFA MOB. PACE
1609m
Fast
2
1/2
Turn It Up
MR:1-53.4
54.5
 
Soon ld,travelled well,not troubled
7 of 13
05 Apr 19
Race  7
T Williams
34 days
13th up
R80 to R130 DiscrHcp PACE Stand
3200m
Slushy
1
3/3
Turn It Up
MR:1-59.8
56.7
4.3L
12th otr,wd cvr 1750,prkd,outkicked