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Meeting: SPRING MEETING (Day 1)
Last updated 15/09/2019 at 16:26 pm
Race Number:
Race 7
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HORNBY WORKING MENS CLUB HANDICAP PACE

$9000, R50 & FASTER DISCRETIONARY, 2400m

 

For R50 & faster pacers.

Notifiable Gear Changes: Only In America: RD-On, Shadow Minister: BL-Off, SL-On    Legend
1
49704X
  R40
1
Front
Mikayla Lewis(J)
John Miller, Hororata
Breeding:
7 b g Art Official-Remembrance(by In The Pocket)
Owners:
A C Thompson, Mrs C A Thompson
Breeder:
G J Cooney, Mrs J C Cooney
Comment:
Just the one workout for this since trialling in May. Could find this tough.
Starts 79
Wins 2
Seconds 9
Thirds 9
Lifetime Stakes $36,133
Winning Stakes $8,250
Win Dividend $0.14
Place Dividend $0.79
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather65215All Weather Slushy800
Grass1403Grass Wet100
Course000Distance2004
Favourite3102nd Favourite804
Mobile72216Standing702
Left79218Right000
Fresh90200Fresh30300

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 03/17 Invcargill Up to R43 with cond. MOB. PACE 2200m (10) 1 1/4 lengths 2-46.7
 06/18 Invcargill R40 to R42 MOB. PACE 2200m (11) neck 2-44.1

Race Starts (6 of 12)

7 of  9
15 May 19
TRIAL
Race  7
J Miller
 
R109 & faster MOB. PACE
2000m
Good
1
Classie Brigade
MR:2-03.8
57.6
 
4 of 12
12 Apr 19
Race  1
G Bull
7 days
16th up
4YO+ R40 to R52, Up to R69 +Claimer MOB. PACE
1980m
Easy
2
10/10
Russian Express
MR:1-59.9
60.8
15L
4th inr,1x1 1500,off,sound fin gap
CANARDLY REMEMBER - a false start was declared when CANARDLY REMEMBER paced roughly in the score up inconveniencing RUSSIAN EXPRESS. Driver G Bull elected to remain in his barrier position for the re-start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of CANARDLY REMEMBER. Out of position at the re-start despite the efforts of driver G Bull. Stood down to complete one satisfactory mobile trial.
11 of 13
05 Apr 19
Race  4
G O'Reilly
5 days
15th up
3YO+ R40 to R60 MOB. PACE
2600m
Slushy
1
13/13
Franco Niven
MR:2-00.9
58.3
9.6L
4th pegs,5-bk,off,wd cvr rear,plggd
7 of 14
31 Mar 19
Race  6
M Lewis
14 days
14th up
R40 to R45, R46 with cond. MOB. PACE
2300m
Good
9
9/9
Bush Man
MR:2-03.8
60.3
6.8L
Easd,rear otr,off,made grnd wd out
CANARDLY REMEMBER - held up middle stages of the run home.
1 of  5
26 Mar 19
TRIAL
Race  6
J Miller
 
R40 & faster MOB. PACE
2400m
Good
3
Doc Seelster
MR:2-02.8
56.9
 
9 of 14
17 Mar 19
Race  4
M Lewis
7 days
13th up
R40 to R44, R45 with cond. MOB. PACE
2000m
Dead
8
8/9
Corena Lea
MR:2-04.4
61.7
5.6L
Eased,wd cvr rear 1100,bttld on wdr
  
2
832118
  R53
2
Front
Samantha Ottley
John Howe, West Melton
Breeding:
5 b m Mach Three-Diana May(by New York Motoring) [Christmas Toyboy 6g(Christian Cullen)]
Owner:
Mrs C L Smith
Breeder:
Mrs C L Smith
Comment:
May not have appreciated the short turnaround at Oamaru. Include in combos.
Colours
Starts 8
Wins 2
Seconds 2
Thirds 1
Lifetime Stakes $14,280
Winning Stakes $10,650
Win Dividend $1.30
Place Dividend $1.23
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather823All Weather Slushy000
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course100Distance100
Favourite2102nd Favourite000
Mobile210Standing613
Left823Right000
Fresh90101Fresh30110

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 07/19 Rangiora NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2000m (7) 3/4 length 2-34
 08/19 NZ Metro 4YO+ Mares Up to & including R60 MOB. PA 2600m (3) 1/2 head 3-21

Race Starts (6 of 12)

8 of  9
18 Aug 19
Race  9
K Newman
2 days
8th up
4YO+ R40 to R55 MOB. PACE JUN.D
2600m
Easy
7
4/3
Rocknroll King
MR:2-01.1
57.3
17L
Stld rear,8th 1200,3w 400,stayed bk
CATHY BROWN - junior driver K Newman was shown the films and issued with a warning for the manner in which he drove near the 600 metres when attempting to shift LAST HARAH inwards when not in a position to do so. When questioned in regards to the performance trainer J Howe was of the opinion that the mare may not have backed up from her last start at Addington on Friday night.
1 of  8
16 Aug 19
Race  3
K Newman
40 days
7th up
4YO+ Mares Up to & including R60 MOB. PACE JUN.D
2600m
Fast
3
4/5
Uptown Lady
MR:2-04.3
56.7
 
1x1,prkd,ld 1650,held on resolutely
1 of 12
07 Jul 19
Race  2
S Ottley
7 days
6th up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2000m
Good
7
1/1
Champers
MR:2-03.8
58.0
 
4th,4-bk inr,prkd,cvr 800,off,slick
2 of 14
30 Jun 19
Race  3
S Ottley
14 days
5th up
NON-WINNERS 2YO+ PACE Stand
2000m
Good
9
3/3
JR Fulham
MR:2-02.3
57.5
0.5L
Wd,prkd,cvr bell,wd 450,chased hard
CATHY BROWN - raced wide around the first bend.
3 of 14
16 Jun 19
Race  2
S Ottley
14 days
4th up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2000m
Good
9
3/3
Katie Daly
MR:2-03.5
56.7
0.6L
Hdy wd,prkd,1x1 1100,4th turn,solid
8 of 16
02 Jun 19
Race  3
S Ottley
21 days
3rd up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2400m
Good
14
3/3
Morningstar Gold
MR:2-04.2
58.2
7.1L
13th otr,wd cvr 1200,plggd away gap
  
3
2111
  R63
1
10
Matt Anderson
Mitchell Kerr, Rangiora Raceway
Breeding:
4 b g Bettor's Delight-Angelina Jolie(by Art Major)
Owners:
M P Kerr, P T Varcoe, M Henry, A Kershaw, V J Quirke, Rebel One Syndicate
Breeder:
P G Laboyrie
Comment:
He's a star attraction with 3 straight wins. Can get his name in lights again.
Colours
Starts 4
Wins 3
Seconds 1
Thirds 0
Lifetime Stakes $15,500
Winning Stakes $14,450
Win Dividend $3.28
Place Dividend $1.90
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather431All Weather Slushy101
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course000Distance000
Favourite2202nd Favourite000
Mobile000Standing431
Left431Right000
Fresh90101Fresh30000

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 08/19 Rangiora NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2600m (6) 3/4 length 3-22
 08/19 NZ Metro 4YO+ R40 to R58 PACE JUN.D 2600m (14) 1 length 3-21
 09/19 NZ Metro R40 to R60 SpecHcp PACE 2600m (5) 4 lengths 3-19.4

Race Starts (6)

1 of 13
06 Sep 19
Race  4
M Anderson
7 days
4th up
R40 to R60 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Easy
5
1/1
Overarm
MR:2-03.3
59.9
 
Prkd,3-bk inr,into ld 1900,all over
1 of 16
30 Aug 19
Race  4
S Smith
19 days
3rd up
4YO+ R40 to R58 PACE JUN.D Stand
2600m
Fast
14
3/5
Ideal Rule
MR:2-04.3
57.4
 
12th otr,wd 1050,prkd,ld top,gritty
MATT DAMON - raced keenly through the middle stages and when driver S Smith attempted to shorten his grip on the reins, made contact with the left sulky wheel of UPTOWN LADY near the 1300 metres.
1 of 13
11 Aug 19
Race  2
R Houghton
21 days
2nd up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2600m
Easy
6
1/1
Prairie
MR:2-05.0
57.8
 
6th otr,1x1,wd cvr,prkd,ld 350,game
MATT DAMON - paced roughly when improving with 1200 metres to run.
2 of 11
21 Jul 19
Race  2
R Houghton
 
1st up
NON-WINNERS 2YO+ PACE Stand
2600m
Slushy
2
3/3
War Hero
MR:2-03.8
57.5
1.8L
1x1,prkd,ld 2200,dictated,reeled in
1 of  2
10 Jul 19
TRIAL
Race  2
R Houghton
 
QUAL' PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
Lexi Lindenny
MR:2-09.4
57.9
 
1 of  7
18 Sep 18
TRIAL
Race  2
M Kerr
 
QUAL' PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Onedin Smiler
MR:2-07.3
58.3
 
  
4
227613
  R60
2
10
Gavin Smith
Paul Kerr, Ohoka
Breeding:
4 br g A Rocknroll Dance-Toppathepark(by Falcon Seelster) [Topspinner 5g(Gotta Go Cullect)]
Owners:
K P Ussher, Mrs S E White
Breeder:
K P Ussher, Mrs S E White
Comment:
Solid late dash to secure 3rd in R61-80 company at Addington. Combos must.
Starts 16
Wins 3
Seconds 4
Thirds 2
Lifetime Stakes $24,455
Winning Stakes $16,275
Win Dividend $0.97
Place Dividend $1.19
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather814All Weather Slushy000
Grass822Grass Wet000
Course000Distance511
Favourite2112nd Favourite311
Mobile603Standing1033
Left1636Right000
Fresh90201Fresh30000

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 12/18 Westport NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2000m (8) 1/2 length 2-42.5
 02/19 Hororata 3YO+ R40 to R55 PACE 2400m (9) 1/2 length 3-07.9
 08/19 Kurow R40 to R59 SpecHcp PACE 2600m (8) 2 1/2 lengths 3-25.1

Race Starts (6 of 11)

3 of  8
30 Aug 19
Race  6
G Smith
12 days
8th up
R61 to R80 MOB. PACE
2600m
Fast
2
1/2
Go Davey
MR:1-59.7
58.4
4L
3rd pegs,3-bk,off tn,closed stoutly
AROCKNATTHEPARK - held up on the final bend. Driver G Smith was spoken to regarding his abrupt shift outwards leaving the final bend and advised that in future it was expected he show a higher degree of care.
1 of 12
18 Aug 19
Race  10
G Smith
16 days
7th up
R40 to R59 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Easy
8
1/1
The Maroon Marauder
MR:2-06.8
56.9
 
Set terms,going extra turn,easy
AROCKNATTHEPARK - trainer P Kerr was charged a $25 colour fee. Driver G Smith reported he did not activate the sliding blinds due to having the field covered.
6 of 10
02 Aug 19
Race  2
G Smith
7 days
6th up
R52 to R55 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
7
4/4
Naiya Franco
MR:1-59.4
58.0
3.3L
8th otr,held up top,ran on when clr
AROCKNATTHEPARK - when spoken to regarding the performance, driver G Smith reported the gelding had raced lethargically throughout and he had been very disappointed with the effort. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no apparent abnormalities. Trainer P Kerr advised he would have blood tests taken in the coming days and Stewards will follow up the results.
7 of 11
26 Jul 19
Race  9
G Smith
19 days
5th up
3YO+ R52 to R56 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
11
6/6
Kardesler
MR:2-00.0
56.6
5.1L
1x1,prkd,cvr 850,3-bk,blokd,ran on
AROCKNATTHEPARK - held up final bend and in the early stages of the home straight.
2 of 11
07 Jul 19
Race  7
G Smith
14 days
4th up
3YO+ R50 to R55 MOB. PACE
2600m
Good
8
2/2
Sky Vale
MR:2-00.2
58.4
2.8L
8th otr,5-bk,wd cvr 600,closed hard
BIRD OF PARADISE - hung outwards in the score up and was slightly out of position at the start when placed in restricted room by AROCKNATTHEPARK which lay inwards.
2 of 11
23 Jun 19
Race  5
G Smith
2 days
3rd up
3YO+ R40 to R59 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2700m
Good
6
4/4
Sippinonjack
MR:2-03.3
57.4
1.4L
Prkd,ld,trld 2300,thru,stern on inr
  
5
38378X
  R57
3
10
Ineka Lee
Ineka Lee, Ashburton
Breeding:
7 b g Bettor's Delight-Dreaming Spires(by Dream Away(USA)) [Forgotten Dreams 12m(Bettor's Delight), Delicata 11m(Falcon Seelster), Summer Wind 10g(Mach Three), Hug The Wind 8h(Bettor's Delight), Wet My Whistle 4g(Bettor's Delight)]
Owner:
Miss I M Lee
Breeder:
A J Parker, Mrs P R A Parker
Comment:
Preferred on grass, & slightly unflattering trials form this term. True odds.
Colours
Starts 16
Wins 3
Seconds 1
Thirds 4
Lifetime Stakes $18,206
Winning Stakes $12,395
Win Dividend $0.68
Place Dividend $1.01
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1323All Weather Slushy211
Grass312Grass Wet101
Course312Distance312
Favourite5212nd Favourite411
Mobile521Standing1114
Left1635Right000
Fresh90211Fresh30101

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 06/16 Ashburton 3YO+ C0 MOB. PACE 2400m (6) 1 3/4 lengths 3-00.8
 01/17 Timaru 4YO+ C1 MOB. PACE JUN.D 2000m (5) 1/2 neck 2-28.6
 03/17 Westport 3YO+ C1 PACE 2000m (2) 3/4 length 2-32.3

Race Starts (6 of 13)

6 of  6
20 Aug 19
TRIAL
Race  9
I Lee
 
R40 & faster PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Hail Christian
MR:2-03.6
55.8
 
6 of  6
18 Sep 18
TRIAL
Race  6
I Lee
 
R50 & faster MOB. PACE
2400m
Good
4
All U Need Is Faith
MR:2-04.8
57.5
 
2 of  5
04 Sep 18
TRIAL
Race  7
I Lee
 
R40 & faster PACE Stand
2400m
Easy
1
Nearis Green
MR:2-08.9
58.9
 
8 of  9
02 Jul 17
Race  7
J Hay
14 days
11th up
3YO+ R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
5
6/6
James Dean
MR:2-02.8
55.9
8.7L
1x1,prkd,ld,trld bell,no final dash
THE VALIANT - tangled away. Trainer I Lee advised Stewards on 20 August 2019 that the horse has been gelded since last racing.
7 of 11
18 Jun 17
Race  8
J Hay
14 days
10th up
3YO+ R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Fast
6
2/2
Torrid Bromac
MR:2-00.6
56.9
11L
7th ely,3-4 bk otr,3w dab tn,bttld
3 of 16
04 Jun 17
Race  8
J Hay
72 days
9th up
3YO+ R50 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2400m
Slushy
2
2/2
Just Ben
MR:2-04.9
58.6
0.9L
13th otr,wd cvr 1200,posted,gallant
  
6
41143
  R61
4
10
John Morrison(J)
Mike DeFilippi, West Melton
Breeding:
5 ch g Tintin In America-Follow Me Holme(by Holmes Hanover) [Sue Me 9m(Elsu), Tom Me Gun 7g(Courage Under Fire)]
Owners:
Mrs P M De Filippi, Mrs J M Townshend, P J Townshend
Breeder:
Mrs P M De Filippi, Mrs J M Townshend, P J Townshend
Gear:
RD-On
Comment:
Earplugs go in after proving tricky at Addington. Great little formline. EW.
Colours
Starts 5
Wins 2
Seconds 0
Thirds 1
Lifetime Stakes $11,596
Winning Stakes $9,945
Win Dividend $2.54
Place Dividend $0.72
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather521All Weather Slushy110
Grass000Grass Wet000
Course110Distance110
Favourite2102nd Favourite000
Mobile101Standing420
Left521Right000
Fresh90100Fresh30100

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 07/19 Ashburton NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2400m (10) 1 3/4 lengths 3-02.9
 07/19 Rangiora 3YO+ R40 to R55 PACE 2600m (6) 3/4 length 3-23.1

Race Starts (6)

3 of  6
06 Sep 19
Race  8
J Morrison
15 days
5th up
R59 to R76 MOB. PACE
1980m
Easy
3
4/5
Mikey Maguire
MR:2-02.4
59.9
4L
Trld,4-bk,rough,off,3 & 4w,bold fin
ONLY IN AMERICA - over-raced middle stages. Paced roughly near the 1250 metres after becoming awkwardly placed close to the sulky of PAY ME VISA due to an easing of the pace. Lay inwards leaving the final bend. Driver J Morrison advised he would be recommending the gelding race with removable deafeners.
4 of 12
22 Aug 19
Race  8
J Morrison
32 days
4th up
R50 to R69, R70 to R72 with cond. SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Fast
1
1/3
Smoke N Reactor
MR:2-03.0
58.8
2.4L
Brk,7th otr,1x1,wd 450,stout effort
ONLY IN AMERICA - broke at the start.
1 of  7
21 Jul 19
Race  6
J Morrison
7 days
3rd up
3YO+ R40 to R55 PACE Stand
2600m
Slushy
6
1/1
Rake
MR:2-05.6
56.4
 
3rd,prkd,into ld 2200,too many guns
1 of 14
14 Jul 19
Race  3
J Morrison
7 days
2nd up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2400m
Good
10
4/4
Reflectionsofmylife
MR:2-02.6
57.7
 
Wd,made ld,trld 1600,off,too strong
KUSANOVA - broke at the start after coming together with ONLY IN AMERICA. Paced roughly and broke for a short distance near the 1900 metres. Broke briefly again passing the 1150 metres. Driver B Orange reported the filly had been hanging.
4 of 12
07 Jul 19
Race  2
J Morrison
 
1st up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2000m
Good
8
4/4
Cathy Brown
MR:2-03.8
58.0
3.9L
Brk,11th otr,5-bk,wdst trn,tidy fin
ONLY IN AMERICA - broke at the start. Lay inwards through the run home.
3 of  5
22 Jan 19
TRIAL
Race  2
J Morrison
 
QUAL' PACE Stand
2400m
Good
2
Mighty Monica
MR:2-08.3
56.9
 
  
7
2311X
  R63
5
10
John Hay
John Hay, Ashburton
Breeding:
7 b g Bettor's Delight-Uroc M'Lady(by Mach Three) [Nearis Green 6g(American Ideal)]
Owners:
J C Hay, Mrs S L Wylie, O F Wylie, S T Moffett, E Burden
Breeder:
Mrs S L Wylie, O F Wylie, D James, S T Moffett, J C Hay
Comment:
Talented type when right, but been off the scene for 2 years. Better for this.
Colours
Starts 4
Wins 2
Seconds 1
Thirds 1
Lifetime Stakes $13,739
Winning Stakes $12,184
Win Dividend $1.98
Place Dividend $2.48
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather202All Weather Slushy101
Grass220Grass Wet110
Course000Distance220
Favourite1102nd Favourite110
Mobile000Standing422
Left422Right000
Fresh90101Fresh30000

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 09/17 Methven NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2400m (3) 2 1/4 lengths 3-10.6
 10/17 Methven Up to & including R55 PACE 2400m (13) 1/2 head 3-11.7

Race Starts (6 of 8)

3 of  6
20 Aug 19
TRIAL
Race  9
J Hay
 
R40 & faster PACE Stand
2400m
Good
1
Hail Christian
MR:2-03.6
55.8
 
1 of 12
15 Oct 17
Race  7
I Lee
28 days
4th up
Up to & including R55 PACE Stand
2400m
Dead
13
1/2
She'sa Tricky Bridge
MR:2-08.5
60.6
 
Prkd,cvr 1000,3-bk,wd tn,up shadows
NORMAN RICHARDS - shifted inwards abruptly at the start checking inside runners. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
1 of 11
17 Sep 17
Race  3
I Lee
16 days
3rd up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2400m
Good
3
2/1
Nui Ba Den
MR:2-07.7
59.7
 
Prkd,pshd to ld 2000,prkd 950,tough
NORMAN RICHARDS - raced greenly and shifted up the track near the 1600 metres when leading. Shifted outwards abruptly nearing the 1000 metres forcing MEGA WATT wider on the track. A warning was placed on the racing record of the gelding. Authorisation of 1st placing being awarded to NORMAN RICHARDS was withheld until driver J Curtin (MEGA WATT) had been spoken to by Stewards regarding interference near the 1000 metres. Mr Curtin elected not to proceed with a protest and accordingly the All Clear was given.
3 of  8
09 Sep 17
TRIAL
Race  11
 
I Lee
 
PACE Stand
2400m
Good
1
Dundee Lady
MR:2-18.6
63.1
 
3 of 16
01 Sep 17
Race  9
I Lee
12 days
2nd up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2600m
Slushy
9
4/3
God Only Knows
MR:2-06.9
60.8
2.4L
Prkd,cvr,prkd,cvr,wd 800,prkd,stuck
2 of  8
20 Aug 17
Race  2
I Lee
 
1st up
NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE Stand
2600m
Good
2
7/7
Benhope Rulz
MR:2-05.0
60.7
1.3L
Trld,3-4 bk inr,blkd,up ld 100,cght
NORMAN RICHARDS - held up rounding the final bend. Hampered momentarily over the concluding stages.
  
8
115680
  R59
6
10
Ben Laughton(J)
Sue Blake, Lincoln
Breeding:
8 b g Changeover-Pretty Dollybird(by Live Or Die) [Bevan's Cullen 7g(Christian Cullen), Lydia 4m(Raging Bull), Rin Tin Tin 3c(Tintin In America)]
Owners:
P T Cook, Ms S Blake
Breeder:
K R Grice, B R Grice
Comment:
Peaked on his winter form & was down in grade at Addington. Not for us.
Starts 100
Wins 8
Seconds 6
Thirds 7
Lifetime Stakes $63,367
Winning Stakes $34,488
Win Dividend $0.85
Place Dividend $0.70
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather79711All Weather Slushy200
Grass2112Grass Wet501
Course703Distance1502
Favourite1002nd Favourite732
Mobile3303Standing67810
Left100813Right000
Fresh90300Fresh30600

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 05/16 NZ Metro 3YO+ C0 PACE 2600m (10) 1 length 3-21.1
 05/17 Oamaru 3YO+ Up to & including R49 PACE 2000m (14) neck 2-31.3
 06/17 Forbury Pk Up to & including R51 PACE 2200m (8) neck 2-53.6
 07/18 Rangiora 3YO+ R40 to R59 SpecHcp PACE 2600m (1) 1 length 3-22.4
 08/18 NZ Metro 4YO+ R40 to R58 PACE JUN.D 2600m (11) head 3-20.1
 12/18 Rangiora R40 to R49 PACE 1950m (1) 3 lengths 2-33.3
 06/19 Timaru 3YO+ R40 to R55 PACE 2600m (6) neck 3-19.3
 07/19 Rangiora 4YO+ R40 to R55 PACE INV J 2600m (8) 1/2 length 3-18.8

Race Starts (6 of 10)

12 of 13
06 Sep 19
Race  4
B Laughton
26 days
50th up
R40 to R60 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Easy
4
13/11
Matt Damon
MR:2-03.3
59.9
23L
10th inr,off,5-bk otr,never sparked
8 of  8
11 Aug 19
Race  8
B Laughton
9 days
49th up
R53 to R63, R64 to R70 with cond. MOB. PACE
2000m
Easy
7
8/8
Team Kiwi
MR:2-00.5
57.1
8.5L
Cght wd,up prkd 1550,wknd run home
FLAMBOYANT - raced wide around the first bend.
6 of 11
02 Aug 19
Race  7
B Laughton
12 days
48th up
R56 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
8
9/8
Doitson
MR:2-03.6
59.5
6L
3-bk otr,wd cvr,prkd,3-bk,chkd,fair
FLAMBOYANT - raced fiercely when being restrained near the 1100 metres to surrender the parked position. Checked near the 850 metres.
5 of  7
21 Jul 19
Race  5
B Laughton
14 days
47th up
3YO+ R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Slushy
6
6/6
Jay Tee Tyron
MR:2-04.1
57.4
2.6L
3rd pegs,4-bk,up prkd bell,stuck on
1 of 11
07 Jul 19
Race  6
S O'Reilly
7 days
46th up
4YO+ R40 to R55 PACE INV J Stand
2600m
Good
8
2/4
King Of Heroes
MR:2-03.0
60.0
 
5th,prkd,cvr,3-bk 1000,wd cvr,slick
1 of 12
30 Jun 19
Race  4
B Laughton
16 days
45th up
3YO+ R40 to R55 PACE Stand
2600m
Good
6
3/3
Donegal Gilbert
MR:2-03.3
57.3
 
Trld,3-bk 2250,got split,cut ldr bk
FLAMBOYANT - held up on the final bend.
  
9
936378
  R56
7
10
Leo O'Reilly
Leo O'Reilly, Rakaia
Breeding:
5 b g Shadow Play-Smooth Leyenda(by Golden Greek) [The Holmes Legend 17m(Holmes Hanover), Western Legend 20m(Western Hanover(USA)), Pocket Legend 15h(In The Pocket), Legend Of The Ball 14m(Presidential Ball), The Falcon Legend 11g(Falcon Seelster), Jerry Garcia 10g(Jereme's Jet)]
Owners:
Mrs A M O'Reilly, L F O'Reilly
Breeder:
A J Johnstone
Gear:
BL-Off, SL-On
Comment:
Couldn't maintain his speed in front at Oamaru. First look here. First4s best.
Colours
Starts 19
Wins 2
Seconds 4
Thirds 3
Lifetime Stakes $20,188
Winning Stakes $10,980
Win Dividend $0.49
Place Dividend $1.24
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather1315All Weather Slushy000
Grass612Grass Wet210
Course000Distance302
Favourite0002nd Favourite520
Mobile301Standing1626
Left1927Right000
Fresh90200Fresh30211

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 03/18 Waimate NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2000m (10) head 2-41.5
 08/18 Kurow Up to & including R55 PACE 2600m (4) 1 1/4 lengths 3-22.1

Race Starts (6 of 10)

8 of 10
28 Jul 19
Race  6
L O'Reilly
16 days
7th up
3YO+ R50 to R60 MOB. PACE
2600m
Good
7
3/1
Montefalco
MR:1-59.6
58.7
8.9L
Prkd,led 2150,brisk pace,yielded tn
SHADOW MINISTER - weakened from the 400 metres. When spoken to regarding the gelding's performance, trainer/driver L O'Reilly advised the horse had travelled well throughout however had failed to respond to his urgings when placed under pressure near the 600 metres and had disappointed. Mr O'Reilly added that the gelding would be freshened prior to resuming.
7 of 10
12 Jul 19
Race  2
L O'Reilly
7 days
6th up
3YO+ R56 to R62 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
4
6/3
Taroona Bromac
MR:1-55.7
55.6
14L
Wd,prkd,cvr 1400,4-bk,wd cvr,ran on
3 of 13
05 Jul 19
Race  6
L O'Reilly
5 days
5th up
3YO+ R53 to R59 MOB. PACE
1980m
Good
8
12/11
Taroona Bromac
MR:1-58.8
57.6
2.5L
Wd cvr,prkd,cvr 1150,fght thru mid
SHADOW MINISTER - raced wide early stages.
6 of  9
30 Jun 19
Race  7
L O'Reilly
14 days
4th up
R56 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
4
6/7
Smarter VC
MR:2-05.5
57.8
2.6L
Brk,rear inr,off,3-bk otr,wd,ran on
SHADOW MINISTER - broke in the early stages. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
3 of  5
16 Jun 19
Race  4
L O'Reilly
21 days
3rd up
R45 to R80 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
3/3
Aveross Rustler
MR:2-03.7
56.8
2.1L
Brk,stld 4th,last 800,same tn,solid
SHADOW MINISTER - broke at the start. Held up for a short distance on the final bend.
9 of 11
26 May 19
Race  8
L O'Reilly
7 days
2nd up
3YO+ R56 to R80 DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
6
11/10
Nimah Franco
MR:2-01.2
56.0
6.2L
Brk start,10th pegs,off,no late zip
SHADOW MINISTER - broke at the start.
  
10
P8X172
  R64
1
20
Ben Hope(J)
Greg & Nina Hope, Woodend Beach
Breeding:
6 b g Mach Three-Kaye At Quinns(by Tinted Cloud) [Georgie Mach 9m(Mach Three), Playboy 8g(Shadow Play), Guna 7g(Major In Art)]
Owners:
Est W G Smith, Mrs A E Smith
Breeder:
Est W G Smith, Mrs A E Smith
Comment:
Just yielded to Storm Prince at Oamaru. Arguably an easier bunch here. Threat.
Starts 14
Wins 3
Seconds 2
Thirds 1
Lifetime Stakes $21,645
Winning Stakes $16,150
Win Dividend $2.84
Place Dividend $1.16
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather813All Weather Slushy100
Grass620Grass Wet210
Course101Distance201
Favourite2012nd Favourite301
Mobile200Standing1233
Left1433Right000
Fresh90310Fresh30000

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 02/18 Amberley NON-WINNERS 3YO+ PACE 2600m (10) 3/4 length 3-25.6
 02/18 Waikouaiti 3YO+ Up to & including R55 PACE 2600m (8) nose 3-56.8
 07/19 Oamaru 3YO+ R40 to R70 SpecHcp PACE 2600m (1(20m)) neck 3-23.2

Race Starts (6 of 11)

2 of 10
18 Aug 19
Race  8
B Hope
16 days
3rd up
R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Easy
3
4/5
Storm Prince
MR:2-01.8
58.0
1.5L
Rough,3-4 bk inr,1x1,prkd,led,tried
HOMEBUSH LAD - fractious prior to the start causing a delay. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding. Paced roughly in the early stages. Hung inwards and paced roughly in the home straight.
7 of 11
02 Aug 19
Race  7
B Hope
5 days
2nd up
R56 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
5/5
Doitson
MR:2-03.6
59.5
6.3L
9th pegs,4-bk,decked 850,out of it
HOMEBUSH LAD - heavily checked near the 850 metres losing considerable ground.
1 of  8
28 Jul 19
Race  7
B Hope
486 days
1st up
3YO+ R40 to R70 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
3/3
Pine Cone
MR:2-05.7
56.7
 
5th inr,prkd bell,ld 200,green,held
HOMEBUSH LAD - lay inwards in the early stages of the home straight. Paced roughly over the concluding stages and threw its head in the air.
2 of  4
10 Jul 19
TRIAL
Race  9
F Schumacher
 
NON-WINNERS MR50 PACE Stand
2600m
Good
2
Prairie
MR:2-08.1
57.2
 
8 of  8
29 Mar 18
Race  9
D Ferguson
14 days
10th up
3YO+ R56 to R68 MOB. PACE
2000m
Fast
5
8/8
Caviar Star
MR:1-57.8
58.9
70L
Prkd,cvr 1600,3-bk 900,dropped away
HOMEBUSH LAD - under pressure from the 800 metres and compounded from the 600 metres. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities other than a slow recovery. A warning was placed on its race performance record.
P
15 Mar 18
Race  4
P Ferguson
17 days
9th up
3YO+ R55 to R62 MOB. PACE
2500m
Fast
8
6/6
Caviar Star
MR:2-01.1
59.5
 
Brk early 5th,broken gear,pulled up
HOMEBUSH LAD - broke racing into the first bend losing considerable ground. The gelding was retired from the event with a broken off-hind hopple loop. The gear was inspected and found to be in satisfactory condition. A warning was placed on the gelding's racing manners.
  
11
47X477
  R67
2
20
Ricky May
Greg & Nina Hope, Woodend Beach
Breeding:
6 b g Badlands Hanover-Butler's Dash(by Falcon Seelster) [Unico Dash 12g(Dream Away(USA)), Unico Under Fire 11g(Courage Under Fire)]
Owner:
Unique Leasing Ltd
Breeder:
P W Messina, Mrs M L Messina
Comment:
Slight freshen up since middling winter campaign. 3rd 11Sep trials. True odds.
Starts 36
Wins 6
Seconds 2
Thirds 3
Lifetime Stakes $45,743
Winning Stakes $31,590
Win Dividend $1.41
Place Dividend $0.63
 StartsWinsPlacings StartsWinsPlacings
All Weather2643All Weather Slushy200
Grass1022Grass Wet402
Course100Distance1213
Favourite5112nd Favourite210
Mobile1642Standing2023
Left3665Right000
Fresh90300Fresh30200

Wins:

VideoDate / Club / Race Desc / Barrier Draw in brackets and horse time
 01/17 Nelson HRC 3YO+ C0 PACE 2400m (5) 3/4 length 3-05.4
 03/17 Westport 3YO+ C1 MOB. PACE 2600m (4) 3/4 length 3-20.9
 04/17 NZ Metro 3YO+ R53 to R60 MOB. PACE 2600m (8) neck 3-11.7
 06/17 NZ Metro R59 to R65 MOB. PACE 1950m (8) 1 1/2 lengths 2-21.6
 10/17 Kaikoura 4YO+ R50 to R65 MOB. PACE JUN.D 1900m (8) 3 lengths 2-16.1
 12/17 Akaroa R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE 2810m (2) nose 3-38.3

Race Starts (6 of 12)

3 of  9
11 Sep 19
TRIAL
Race  17
R May
 
R54 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
Enchantee
MR:2-04.5
57.1
 
7 of  7
21 Jul 19
Race  5
B Orange
23 days
3rd up
3YO+ R60 & faster DiscrHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Slushy
1
5/5
Jay Tee Tyron
MR:2-04.1
57.4
5.3L
4th pegs,4-bk,off,ld 1450,reeled in
7 of  9
28 Jun 19
Race  6
B Hope
12 days
2nd up
3YO+ R56 to R80 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
8
4/4
Pay Me Visa
MR:1-57.9
56.8
7.6L
Wd,prkd,into ld 1150,hdd 250,wilted
UNICO LEGEND - over-raced in the early and middle stages.
4 of  5
16 Jun 19
Race  4
B Hope
324 days
1st up
R45 to R80 SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
1
1/2
Aveross Rustler
MR:2-03.7
56.8
8.1L
Last,prkd 1150,1x1 650,wd tn,bttld
UNICO LEGEND - underwent a veterinary examination prior to the start and was cleared to race. Forced wider on the track rounding the final bend before weakening. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver B Hope reported he was disappointed with the effort. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Stewards will follow up the recovery of the gelding in the coming days.
2 of  3
05 Jun 19
TRIAL
Race  9
B Hope
 
R56 & faster SpecHcp PACE Stand
2600m
Good
2
Smarter VC
MR:2-06.7
57.7
 
7 of  8
27 Jul 18
Race  3
B Hope
5 days
7th up
3YO+ R60 to R81 MOB. PACE
1980m
Fast
8
7/7
Cullenburn
MR:1-56.5
55.6
9.2L
Eased,rear otr,4-bk,failed to spark
  
 1211076XClasina Maria