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Meeting: THIRD MAY MID-WEEK MEETING (THIRD MAY MID-WEEK MEETING)
Last updated 15/05/2024 at 17:48 pm
Race Number:
Race 1
Race Time:

IRT. YOUR HORSE. OUR PASSION. (AMATEUR DRIVERS) MOBILE PACE

$10,000, 4YO & OLDER R35 TO R50 AMATEUR DRIVERS, 1980m

 

For R35 to R50 4yo-&-older pacers. This race is for Amateur Drivers only and has a Preferential Barrier Draw Based on: Rating then Winning Stakes using the track grid.

Notifiable Gear Changes: No Gear Changes for race
1
069907
  R35
1
Front
Jo-ann Buckland-Stevens
Bruce Negus, Burnham
Breeding:
6 b m Highview Tommy-Follow Me Holme(by Holmes Hanover) [Only In America 9g(Tintin In America), Sue Me 13m(Elsu), Tom Me Gun 11g(Courage Under Fire)]
Owners:
S R Allen, Mrs A M Allen
Breeder:
S R Allen
Comment:
Short bid when clear at Ashburton. Only her 2nd start in amateurs. Smokey.
Colours
Starts 29
Wins 2
Seconds 3
Thirds 0
Lifetime Stakes $18,141
Winning Stakes $9,900
Win Dividend $0.87
Place Dividend $0.59
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1812All Weather Slushy201
Grass1111Grass Wet100
Course500Distance1521
Favourite1102nd Favourite000
Mobile2412Standing511
Left2923Right000
Fresh90300Fresh30210

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 03/22 Waimate NON-WINNERS PACE 2000m (3) 3 1/4 lengths 2-44.9
 03/24 Oamaru 4YO+ R35 to R38 MOB. PACE 2000m (5) 1 1/2 lengths 2-27.9

Race Starts (6 of 11)

7 of 11
12 May 24
Race  10
S Tomlinson
4 days
14th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
2400m
Good
2
9/9
Betterthandiva
MR:2-01.3
58.9
4.6L
1x1-3bk otr,3wd cvr,brief dash wd
FOLLOW ME FANTASY - raced wide from the 900m.
10 of 12
08 May 24
Race  3
S Tomlinson
7 days
13th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
3
11/11
Santanna Mach
MR:2-01.9
59.0
7.1L
3wd cvr,up,ld 1200,swampd by 150
FOLLOW ME FANTASY - raced wide early.
9 of 10
01 May 24
Race  5
M Williamson
13 days
12th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
1980m
Good
8
9/9
Ideal Chevron
MR:2-00.8
59.0
13L
Eased,4-3bk inr,thru inr tn,steady
FOLLOW ME FANTASY - crowded by an outside runner near the 250m.
9 of  9
18 Apr 24
Race  9
M Williamson
7 days
11th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
2600m
Fast
9
7/7
Itz Magical Meg
MR:2-02.4
57.6
20L
6bk otr,4-5bk inr,3wd cvr,plain
FOLLOW ME FANTASY - weakened leaving the final bend.
6 of 14
11 Apr 24
Race  9
B Williamson
10 days
10th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
7
10/13
Foveaux Gambler
MR:1-58.8
57.8
3.6L
Up,prkd,ld 1200,fght tn,run down
FOLLOW ME FANTASY - raced wide early. Driver B Williamson was issued a warning for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home.
10 of 13
01 Apr 24
Race  8
M Williamson
8 days
9th up
3YO+ R39 to R45, R46 with cond. MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
2
9/11
Destiny Dance
MR:2-00.9
58.5
11L
Prkd,1x1,4bk otr,held up,pluggd
  
2
493363
  R37
2
Front
Mike Maynard
Jason & Ian Thomas, Charing Cross
Breeding:
4 b g Downbytheseaside-Screen Idol(by Artsplace) [Aw Sam 11g(American Ideal), Love Yourself 8m(Sir Lincoln), Lynbar Rose 10m(American Ideal), Mr Clooney 9g(American Ideal)]
Owner:
N P F Vertogen
Breeder:
Woodlands Stud (NZ) Ltd
Comment:
First look at the amateurs after looking capable in autumn. Keep onside.
Colours
Starts 19
Wins 1
Seconds 0
Thirds 4
Lifetime Stakes $18,020
Winning Stakes $6,875
Win Dividend $1.92
Place Dividend $1.23
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1302All Weather Slushy000
Grass612Grass Wet211
Course801Distance1513
Favourite0002nd Favourite000
Mobile1914Standing000
Left1914Right000
Fresh90200Fresh30000

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 12/23 Banks Pen NON-WINNERS 2YO+ MOB. PACE 2000m (5) 3 1/2 lengths 2-37.8

Race Starts (6 of 10)

3 of 11
08 May 24
Race  7
C J Dalgety
7 days
13th up
4YO+ R35 to R45 MOB. PACE
1980m
Easy
1
7/7
Ideal Double
MR:2-00.6
58.4
4.8L
Trld the trip,waited,honest inr
6 of 10
01 May 24
Race  3
K Tomlinson
17 days
12th up
4YO+ R35 to R45 MOB. PACE JUN.D
1980m
Good
2
6/7
Oh Micky
MR:1-58.1
57.1
8.3L
Trld-4bk inr 1200,off 3wd tn,steady
OPO - crowded by an outside runner approaching the first bend. Over-raced middle stages.
3 of 14
14 Apr 24
Race  7
R May
13 days
11th up
4YO+ R35 to R38, R39 with cond. MOB. PACE
2300m
Dead
6
4/3
Fergalicious
MR:2-07.6
61.6
5.5L
1x1-3bk otr,3wd cvr,handy up inr
3 of 13
01 Apr 24
Race  7
C J Dalgety
15 days
10th up
3YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
10
8/7
Vrilo
MR:2-02.2
58.9
0.4L
3-4bk inr,held up tn,sharp in gaps
9 of 13
17 Mar 24
Race  9
J Morrison
14 days
9th up
3YO+ R37 to R41 MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
12
11/11
Radioactive Jaffa
MR:2-04.5
59.3
5L
4-5bk otr,3wd,prkd,1x1,steady
4 of 10
03 Mar 24
Race  7
T Williams
8 days
8th up
4YO+ R35 to R41 MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
7
6/7
Barnstormer
MR:1-58.2
57.0
12L
6-5bk otr,wdst rear tn,strong wd
OPO - hampered by a weakening runner final bend.
  
3
415457
  R38
3
Front
Cheree Wigg
Jackie Burrows, Rolleston
Breeding:
5 b m Sunshine Beach-Woodlea Life(by Live Or Die) [Woodlea Shawn 10g(Vintage Master)]
Owners:
Mrs J O Burrows, R G M Burrows, Mrs N M White, M J White, R M Abernethy
Breeder:
T M Twidle, Mrs S M Twidle
Comment:
Whacked away when clear since her win last month. Include in combos.
Colours
Starts 25
Wins 2
Seconds 0
Thirds 0
Lifetime Stakes $17,278
Winning Stakes $11,275
Win Dividend $0.49
Place Dividend $0.16
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1710All Weather Slushy200
Grass810Grass Wet400
Course1000Distance1910
Favourite0002nd Favourite210
Mobile2520Standing000
Left2520Right000
Fresh90200Fresh30300

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 01/23 Roxburgh 4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE 2180m (1) 1 1/4 lengths 2-44.7
 04/24 Banks Pen 3YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE 2000m (1) head 2-31.9

Race Starts (6 of 10)

7 of 12
08 May 24
Race  3
B Orange
7 days
7th up
5YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
9
7/7
Santanna Mach
MR:2-01.9
59.0
3.6L
3wd,ld,trld 1200,waited,honest inr
VRILO - raced wide early.
5 of  7
01 May 24
Race  1
C Wigg
13 days
6th up
4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE
1980m
Good
2
7/7
Teddy Baker
MR:1-59.9
59.6
8.3L
Trld,held up badly 500,imprvd inr
VRILO - lay inwards passing the 900m striking a track marker. Held up rounding the final bend by a weakening runner. Driver C Wigg reported she sustained a punctured sulky tyre shortly after the start.
4 of  8
18 Apr 24
Race  1
C Wigg
4 days
5th up
4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
1
6/6
Foveaux Gambler
MR:1-58.8
59.4
2.8L
Trld,3bk inr 1000,waitd,imprvd inr
VRILO - unable to maintain the trail behind FOVEAUX GAMBLER passing the 1100m despite the efforts of driver C Wigg resulting in HALEY ROBYN being able to shift inwards and obtain the vacant trailing position. Ms Wigg was warned for using her whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home.
5 of 13
14 Apr 24
Race  8
B Orange
13 days
4th up
4YO+ R39 to R43, R44 with cond. MOB. PACE
2300m
Dead
9
8/6
Betterwithbling
MR:2-08.7
62.1
13L
1x1,4bk inr 1800,held up tn,steady
VRILO - hampered by a breaking runner rounding the first bend.
1 of 13
01 Apr 24
Race  7
B Orange
5 days
3rd up
3YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
1
3/3
Don Juan
MR:2-02.2
58.9
 
Ld-trld,3bk,waited,dashd,got there
VRILO - held up early stages of the run home.
4 of 10
27 Mar 24
Race  4
B Orange
7 days
2nd up
R35 with cond. MOB. PACE
1980m
Easy
5
7/6
White Star Orlando
MR:2-00.6
57.7
3.4L
1x1-3bk otr,held up,out 200,honest
  
4
057670
  R44
4
Front
Michael House
Michael House, Prebbleton
Breeding:
10 b g Bettor's Delight-Ruby Bay(by Albert Albert) [Mapua Legend 17h(In The Pocket), Mapua Mabel 14m(Mach Three), Ruby River 18g(Red River Hanover)]
Owner:
Est J S Gould
Breeder:
T M Fox, Mrs V M Fox
Comment:
Grizzled veteran who gets a reprieve in draws today. Don't underestimate.
Starts 177
Wins 15
Seconds 22
Thirds 21
Lifetime Stakes $180,908
Winning Stakes $84,250
Win Dividend $0.63
Place Dividend $0.92
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1501436All Weather Slushy1101
Grass2717Grass Wet702
Course75418Distance65314
Favourite15472nd Favourite1644
Mobile1291436Standing4817
Left1761543Right100
Fresh90402Fresh30411

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 06/18 Marlb HRC NON-WINNERS 2YO+ MOB. PACE 2300m (2) head 2-52.4
 01/19 Timaru 4YO+ R40 to R55 MOB. PACE JUN.D 2000m (6) 1/2 length 2-26.1
 02/19 NZ Metro 4YO+ R40 to R60 MOB. PACE JUN.D 2600m (1) 1 1/4 lengths 3-13.6
 02/19 NZ Metro 4YO+ R40 to R55 MOB. PACE JUN.D 2600m (4) 2 3/4 lengths 3-16.9
 11/19 Rangiora 4YO+ R40 to R55, R40 to R69 MOB. PACE 2600m (10) 4 1/4 lengths 3-17.7
 12/19 NZ Metro 6YO+ R40 to R60 MOB. PACE 2600m (4) neck 3-17.8
 03/20 Waimate 3YO+ R54 to R55, R56 to R60 with cond. M 1700m (12) nose 2-08.8
 01/22 Invcargill 4YO+ R53 to R65 MOB. PACE 2200m (5) 1 1/2 lengths 2-40.8
 05/22 Winton R53 to R65, R66 to R70 with cond. MOB. P 2400m (9) 1 3/4 lengths 2-59
 09/22 Wyndham R56 to R60, R61 to R68 with cond. MOB. P 2400m (5) 1 1/4 lengths 2-58.9
 03/23 Manawatu R46 to R51 MOB. PACE 2500m (7) 3 lengths 3-05.1
 03/23 Manawatu R47 to R54 MOB. PACE 2000m (4) nose 2-28.1
 06/23 NZ Metro 4YO+ R50 to R59 SpecHcp PACE JUN.D 2600m (5) neck 3-21.1
 11/23 Manawatu 3YO+ R39 to R43 MOB. PACE 2500m (10) 3 1/4 lengths 3-08.5
 03/24 Manawatu 3YO+, Up to R45 with cond. MOB. PACE 2000m (4) 1 1/4 lengths 2-32.6

Race Starts (6 of 10)

10 of 11
08 May 24
Race  7
W House
5 days
88th up
4YO+ R35 to R45 MOB. PACE
1980m
Easy
9
6/5
Ideal Double
MR:2-00.6
58.4
10L
Soon 5bk inr,buried tn,short bid
DOCTOR TIM - held up early in the run home.
7 of 11
03 May 24
Race  10
J Cox
7 days
87th up
3YO+ R39 to R49 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
12
9/9
Throwyaarmsaroundme
MR:1-56.9
56.0
11L
4-3bk otr,held up 500,honest mid
DOCTOR TIM - checked by a breaking runner after 200m.
6 of 12
26 Apr 24
Race  10
S Hill
8 days
86th up
3YO+ R47 to R52 MOB. PACE
2600m
Fast
6
9/11
Warrior Chief
MR:2-00.0
58.3
3.8L
3wd,eased,5bk inr,4bk tn,handy
7 of 10
18 Apr 24
Race  4
S O'Reilly
7 days
85th up
3YO+ R45 to R50 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
1
9/9
Stephs Boy
MR:1-57.2
57.1
5.7L
3bk inr,urged tn,offered little inr
5 of 11
11 Apr 24
Race  4
S O'Reilly
12 days
84th up
3YO+ R47 to R52 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
5
7/11
Wish Me Luck
MR:1-56.6
57.7
4.8L
4-3bk otr,angld tn,imprvd mid
14 of 14
30 Mar 24
Race  7
S O'Reilly
16 days
83rd up
3YO+ R50 to R53, R54 with cond. MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
2
11/12
Carrera Rapido
MR:1-57.0
58.3
3.5L
Eased,3-4bk otr,wd rear tn,steady
DOCTOR TIM - driver S O'Reilly reported a sulky tyre deflated during the running.
  
5
373375
  R49
5
Front
Brad Peisley
Stephen Boyd, Aylesbury
Breeding:
4 b m Art Major-Hannah Sue(by Bettor's Delight)
Owner:
C J Crosse
Breeder:
Miss P M Hanley
Comment:
Last seen in a good mares' grade. Big drop in class today. Hard to beat.
Colours
Starts 35
Wins 4
Seconds 8
Thirds 6
Lifetime Stakes $71,321
Winning Stakes $23,325
Win Dividend $0.33
Place Dividend $1.07
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather29312All Weather Slushy300
Grass612Grass Wet201
Course1517Distance2029
Favourite7222nd Favourite614
Mobile35414Standing000
Left33414Right200
Fresh90210Fresh30101

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 01/23 Forbury Pk MR45 to MR50 MOB. PACE 2000m (7) deadheat 2-30.9
 02/23 Oamaru NON-WINNERS MR44 to MR50 MOB. PACE 2000m (6) 3/4 length 2-26.3
 02/24 NZ Metro 3YO+ R35 to R39 MOB. PACE 2600m (9) 1 length 3-17.5
 03/24 Reefton 3YO+ R42 to R50 MOB. PACE 2450m (1) 1/2 head 3-13.4

Race Starts (6 of 10)

5 of  6
26 Apr 24
Race  7
B Orange
7 days
25th up
4YO+ Mares Up to & including R70 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
1
4/3
Kahlua Flybye
MR:1-58.2
56.2
1.1L
Soon trld,waited,tried hard inr
7 of 11
19 Apr 24
Race  8
B Orange
8 days
24th up
3YO+ F&M Up to & including R55 MOB. PACE
1700m
Fast
10
1/1
Judgement Bay
MR:1-56.7
56.7
4.1L
3-4bk inr,held up tn,imprvd inr
3 of 11
11 Apr 24
Race  4
C J Dalgety
6 days
23rd up
3YO+ R47 to R52 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
8
2/2
Wish Me Luck
MR:1-56.6
57.7
2.2L
3wd,up,ld 1100,fght hard,cght 100
WHAT A MINX - raced wide early.
3 of 14
05 Apr 24
Race  9
C J Dalgety
6 days
22nd up
4YO+ R51 to R69 MOB. PACE
2600m
Fast
1
5/5
Dalton Shard
MR:1-59.0
56.0
1.9L
Led,trld,3bk,waited,handy inr
7 of 14
30 Mar 24
Race  7
C J Dalgety
8 days
21st up
3YO+ R50 to R53, R54 with cond. MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
10
9/9
Carrera Rapido
MR:1-57.0
58.3
1.5L
4-5bk inr,6bk 700,held up,handy
WHAT A MINX - had difficulty obtaining clear running over the concluding stages. Driver C Dalgety advised he did not activate the removable deafeners in consequence.
3 of  6
22 Mar 24
Race  10
M Williamson
12 days
20th up
4YO+ Mares R40 to R55 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
5
5/5
Princess Meritaten
MR:1-56.4
55.2
7.3L
Soon 3bk inr,held up tn,cheeky inr
  
6
099347
  R49
6
Front
Alan Edge
Alan Edge, Weedons
Breeding:
8 br g Art Official-Ella Fitzgerald(by Bettor's Delight)
Owner:
A N Edge
Breeder:
N B Edge, A N Edge
Comment:
Honest attempts recently & will find this grade to his liking. Place claims.
Colours
Starts 80
Wins 7
Seconds 10
Thirds 5
Lifetime Stakes $76,168
Winning Stakes $37,825
Win Dividend $1.15
Place Dividend $1.30
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather68613All Weather Slushy301
Grass1212Grass Wet300
Course46310Distance52410
Favourite2202nd Favourite201
Mobile67713Standing1302
Left80715Right000
Fresh90502Fresh30820

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 12/19 Forbury Pk NON-WINNERS 3YO+ MR47 to MR50 MOB. PACE 2200m (9) neck 2-47.9
 01/21 Ashburton R40 to R54 MOB. PACE 2400m (11) 1 length 2-57.9
 09/21 NZ Metro 3YO+ R45 to R53 MOB. PACE 1980m (1) 1 1/4 lengths 2-23
 07/22 NZ Metro 4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE 1980m (8) 2 1/2 lengths 2-29.8
 11/22 NZ Metro 4YO+ R45 to R54 MOB. PACE 2600m (7) 2 1/4 lengths 3-13.6
 01/24 Cent Otago 4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE 2000m (9) 1/2 length 2-27.7
 02/24 Waikouaiti 4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE 2000m (9) nose 2-39.5

Race Starts (6 of 10)

7 of 14
10 May 24
Race  3
J Cox
9 days
63rd up
3YO+ R48 to R52 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
6
14/14
Spirit Of Anarchy
MR:1-58.4
56.7
3.1L
3wd,prkd-3bk otr,tight tn-150,sound
OFF THE EDGE - raced wide early. Held up early in the run home. Driver J Cox advised he did not activate the removable deafeners in consequence.
4 of  7
01 May 24
Race  1
A Edge
13 days
62nd up
4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE
1980m
Good
4
3/3
Teddy Baker
MR:1-59.9
59.6
6.2L
1x1-3bk otr,3wd 350,steady mid
TEDDY BAKER - shifted inwards shortly after the start and struck the sulky wheel of VRILO. Driver B White admitted a breach of Rule 869(3)(b) in that he drove carelessly when shifting ground and after viewing the replays and hearing penalty submissions the Adjudicative Committee imposed a fine of $300. Shifted outwards approaching the first bend and struck the sulky wheel of OFF THE EDGE. Mr White admitted a breach of Rule 869(3)(b) in that he drove carelessly when shifting ground and after viewing the replays and hearing penalty submissions the Adjudicative Committee suspended Mr White's Amateur driver's licence from the conclusion of racing today up to and including 1 June 2024 (1 month). Over-raced middle stages. Raced three wide from the 1100m. Hung inwards passing the 500m crowding inside runners. Mr White admitted a breach of Rule 869(2) and the Whip and Rein Regulations in that he used his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home. After viewing the replays and hearing penalty submissions the Adjudicative Committee suspended Mr White's Amateur driver's licence from 2 June up to and including 1 July 2024 (1 month).
3 of  8
18 Apr 24
Race  1
A Edge
4 days
61st up
4YO+ R35 to R50 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
5
3/3
Foveaux Gambler
MR:1-58.8
59.4
1.1L
3bk inr,4bk 1000,1x1,up tn,sound
9 of 18
14 Apr 24
Race  10
J Cox
7 days
60th up
3YO+ R35 to R54 DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2400m
Dead
5
18/18
Tanzania
MR:2-09.9
61.8
5.3L
Rear inr,7-9bk inr,7bk otr,tidy wd
9 of 13
07 Apr 24
Race  12
J Cox
8 days
59th up
3YO+ R41 to R54 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
8
13/12
Cocktails And Caviar
MR:1-57.2
58.2
13L
5-6bk inr,angld off tn,one-paced
OFF THE EDGE - hung outwards in the score up and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
11 of 14
30 Mar 24
Race  7
J Cox
8 days
58th up
3YO+ R50 to R53, R54 with cond. MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
14
14/14
Carrera Rapido
MR:1-57.0
58.3
2.9L
6-7bk inr,buried tn,imprvd,held up
OFF THE EDGE - held up late in the run home.
  
7
  MR50
7
Front
Colleen Negus
Bruce Negus, Burnham
Breeding:
5 b g Betting Line-Vera's Gift(by Live Or Die) [Vera Special 7m(Washington VC)]
Owners:
Betting Line 2 Syndicate, B R Negus
Breeder:
M B Stirling
Comment:
Qualified last June. Eased out at last week's trials. Prefer others.
Colours
First Start

Race Starts (4)

P
07 May 24
TRIAL
Race  4
S Tomlinson
 
R35 & faster MOB. PACE
2400m
Good
5
Franco Humbie
MR:2-04.2
58.0
 
2 of  4
11 Jul 23
TRIAL
Race  6
K Tomlinson
 
NON-WINNERS PACE Stand
2400m
Good
1
Pacific Thunder
MR:2-09.5
58.5
 
4 of  7
05 Jul 23
TRIAL
Race  2
S Tomlinson
 
NON-WINNERS MR41 to MR50 PACE Stand
2600m
Good
3
El Terror
MR:2-04.5
59.0
 
3 of  4
27 Jun 23
TRIAL
Race  3
S Tomlinson
 
NON-WINNERS PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Shadow King
MR:2-06.1
58.6