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Northern Southland Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Northern Southland Trotting Club Inc at Ascot Park Raceway
Weather
Overcast/Raining
Track
Good
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
V Munro (Chairman), N McIntyre, R Haley
Veterinarians
Dr M A Greene, Dr S W Campbell
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General

General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out.

Supplementary

Invercargill HRC - Sunday, 1st March 2020
Race 8 - NORTHERN TAVERN AUTUMN CUP (HANDICAP PACE)
Trainer J Harrington advised Stewards on 6 March that JUST HOLLA has been sent for a spell.
Race 10 - HOMESTEAD FILLIES & MARES MOBILE PACE
Stewards concluded an investigation into the reasons contact was made with the front off-side leg of MY TERN rounding the final bend. After speaking with driver A Beck (CAUTIOUS GALLEON) and reviewing the films of the incident, a warning was placed on the racing manners record of CAUTIOUS GALLEON.

Summary

Swabbing
MOSSDALE ART, CRUSHER COLLINS, TRIROYALE BRIGADE, TACT EZE, TAILORED ELEGANCE, SHANIKA, ARIELLA, HENRY HUBERT, PRES THE BELLE, CROESUS
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Nil
Bleeders
Race 4VON RICHTHOFEN - Stood down from 08/03/2020 until 06/04/2020 inclusive and 1 Trial.
Horse Action
Race 4VON RICHTHOFEN - Veterinary Clearance Required (Scope Required)
Race 7CHLOE ROSE - Warned Mobiles
Race 7MY MOMENT'S NOW - Warned Mobiles
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Nil
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 08/03/2020 until 12/03/2020 inclusive (5 days):
KILOWATT KID, FLAME LADY, MAJOR SASS, MADAM SASS
Ineligible from 08/03/2020 until 21/03/2020 inclusive (14 days):
TAC MAC

Race Comments

Race 1   GRINALDI LODGE MOBILE PACE
AMORE LANCOME - over-raced in the middle stages.
WHATA RAZZLE DAZZLE - paced roughly in the score-up and on various occasions during the running.
Race 2   NEVILLE CLEAVER FISHING HANDICAP TROT
RYDGEMONT MILLY - slow to begin. Held up rounding the final bend.
CLYDE - broke racing into the first bend, losing some ground.
WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE - hampered by a breaking runner racing into the first bend and broke in consequence.
ONE OVER DA SON - lay inwards rounding the final bend, contacting several track markers.
SEKKIE MONKEY - broke negotiating the first bend, losing its chance.
HUMBLE LADD - driver B Williamson reported that he did not activate the sliding blinds applied, due to the gelding trotting roughly over the concluding stages.
Race 3   AON INSURANCE BROKERS GORE MOBILE PACE
ARDEN'S REALITY - paced roughly rounding the final bend, losing ground and hampering CRANBOURNE when forcing that runner wider on the track.
CRANBOURNE - hampered when forced wider on the track rounding the final bend. Hung inwards on various occasions in the home straight.
Race 4   ILT NORTHERN TAVERN MOBILE PACE
VON RICHTHOFEN - weakened from the 600 metres. When questioned regarding the performance driver T Williams could offer no tangible explanation. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed no obvious abnormalities. Subsequent to this initial examination, blood was found to be present in both nostrils with a further Endoscopic Veterinary examination confirming VON RICHTHOFEN to be a bleeder. Stood down for the mandatory 30 day period with connections advised a Veterinary clearance including the results of an endoscopic examination prior to a satisfactory trial would be required prior to resuming.
FRANCO HUNTINGTON - held up rounding the final bend and in the early stages of the home straight.
MELTON MAFIA - raced wide in the early stages.
BLACK OPS - the over-check broke in the preliminary requiring replacement with a subsequent delay to the start of the race.
SWIFT ROBYN - when spoken to regarding the performance of the mare, driver C Ferguson advised that the mare had been difficult to steer throughout and he would be recommending gear changes to the trainer in an effort to rectify this for future engagements. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed no obvious abnormalities.
Race 5   NS VETS TOTAL VET CARE MOBILE PACE
TULSA JACCKA - lay inwards racing into the first bend, contacting track makers.
LULU LE MANS - raced wide in the early stages.
RENEGADE ROSE - over-raced in the middle stages.
MOSSDALE LOTTEE - held up rounding the final bend.
MELODY'S MISCHIEF - raced wide in the middle stages when improving to the parked position.
Race 6   CADUCEUS CLUB NUGGET FINAL MOBILE PACE
SLY TRICKS - pre-race warmed.
I'M WATCHING YOU - weakened from the 300 metres.
TINDER SURPRISE - lay out racing into the first bend when awkwardly placed on the sulky wheel of MAJOR MENACE. Lay inwards on various occasions in the home straight, despite the efforts of driver B Orange.
MAJOR MENACE - over-raced passing the 600 metres when in tight quarters.
TARGARYEN - raced wide in the early stages. Held up rounding the final bend.
FIREBALL - broke in the score-up and was slightly out of position at the start. Lost a hind racing plate during the running.
BAILEYS DIAMOND - over-raced in the early stages when being restrained.
Race 7   EN SOLITAIRE SOUTHLAND TROTTING OAKS FILLIES (MOBILE TROT)
BRANDY AND DRY - broke near the 1800 metres, losing considerable ground.
CHLOE ROSE - broke in the score-up and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the filly.
VACATION HILL - driver S Ottley reported she had received a punctured sulky tyre over the concluding stages.
MY MOMENT'S NOW - broke in the score-up, losing its chance. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the filly. Returned to the birdcage enclosure with blood present on the off-front leg. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed the filly to have a small laceration to the pastern.
TAILORED ELEGANCE - lay inwards over the concluding stages.
Race 8   CADUCEUS CLUB OF SOUTHLAND/ALABAR FILLIES CLASSIC (MOB PACE)
TOWN ECHO - lay outwards and paced roughly racing into the first bend.
SHANIKA - broke in the score-up however recovered to take up its allotted barrier position.
Race 9   YALDHURST HOTEL NORTHERN SOUTHLAND CUP HANDICAP PACE
ENCHANTEE - broke at the start hampering NANDOLO.
ROBYNS PLAYBOY - held up in the middle stages of the home straight.
DADNDAVE - broke briefly near the 2400 metres.
NANDOLO - hampered by a breaking runner shortly after the start .
VINTAGE CHEDDAR - driver B Williamson reported he had received a punctured sulky tyre during the running.
HENRY HUBERT - driver T Williams reported he did not activate the removable deafeners applied to the gelding due to having the field covered.
CLASSIE BRIGADE - raced wide from the 1100 metres.
Race 10   PRYDE'S EASIFEED SOUTHERN LIGHTS HANDICAP TROT
CUCHULAINN - broke passing the 800 metres, losing some ground.
ONE APOLLO - broke at the start, losing considerable ground.
PICKETTS RIDGE - broke briefly rounding the first bend. Weakened from the 700 metres. When questioned regarding the performance driver R McIlwrick could offer no tangible explanation. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have a slow recovery. Blood tests have been taken which Stewards will follow up in the coming days.
MONTY PYTHON - briefly held up in the early stages of the home straight.
HEAVYWEIGHT HERO - broke at the start, losing its chance.
PRES THE BELLE - driver T Williams advised he did not activate the removable deafeners applied to the mare due to having the field covered.
Race 11   LUMSDEN FOUR SQUARE MOBILE PACE
FORSURE - held up rounding the final bend.
CROESUS - raced wide in the early stages.
ART PROFILE - raced wide in the early stages.
VON ART - raced wide in the early stages.
HEPBURN - lay inwards passing the 900 metres, contacting several track markers.
ONEDIN HURRICANE - lay inwards on the final bend, contacting several track makers.
DELIGHT N GOLD - over-raced in the early stages.