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NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington Raceway
Weather
Showery
Track
Slushy, Easy, Good
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
N Ydgren (Chairman), N McIntyre, P Williams
Veterinarian
Dr J Fuller
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General

General
Nil

Supplementary

NZ Metro TC - Friday, 12th June 2020
Race 2 - McMILLANS 'WELCOMES YOU BACK ON TRACK' MOBILE PACE
Trainer R Todd advised Stewards on 17 June that an endoscopic examination of RAKANELLIE revealed no abnormalities.

Summary

Swabbing
SUMMER LOVIN, LULU LE MANS, CLYDE, SHADOW MINISTER, OHOKA MATTY, NANDOLO, ROCKNROLL ROD, DUASTAR
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Race 1M Heenan (LATINA HALL)
[Rule 864(2)(d)] - Failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 2EASTWOOD IDEAL - Warned Mobiles
Race 5CHILLER BAY - Warned Stands
Race 6ART BANKER - Cleared From Unruly Mobiles
Race 7ENCHANTEE - Warned Stands
Race 7FABRIZIO - Warned Stands
Race 8ALTA ENDEAVOUR - Warned Racing Manners
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Race 5KINGMAKER - at 9.58 am on Veterinary advice
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 20/06/2020 until 24/06/2020 inclusive (5 days):
ITZ TO THE MACS, KINGMAKER, LOTAMUSCLE

Race Comments

Race 1   IRT 'YOUR HORSE OUR PASSION' MOBILE TROT
THE GOOD DOCTOR -underwent and passed a pre-race veterinary examination. Paced in the score-up and was back a distance at the start.
LIGHT OF DA MOON - broke leaving the 600 metres and paced for a short distance then broke again approaching the 400 metres.
LATINA HALL - trainer M Heenan was warned to better secure the protective tape which came adrift from his mare's back right leg during the running.
YEA YOU - broke after 150 metres losing its chance.
SUMMER LOVIN - broke over the concluding stages.
BUILD A BRIDGE - held up leaving the final bend and the early stages of the run home.
LUMINOSITY - raced wide in the early stages.
BREAK FREE - broke briefly at the 1700 metres.
ALDEBARAN BELLE - hampered after 150 metres.
GOLD CHAIN - trotted roughly at the 1700 metres and again between the 1400 and 1200 metres losing some ground. Trotted roughly under pressure throughout the final straight. Trainer/driver B Butt reported the horse's condition to have given out over the final stages but being fresh up expected that she will derive benefit from the run.
YURI - when spoken to regarding the gelding's performance driver J Dunn reported his horse had become too agitated from behind the mobile and raced keenly throughout as a result with Mr Dunn adding that where possible it was their intention to only race from standing starts.
Race 2   IRT 'SUPPORTERS OF HARNESS RACING' MOBILE PACE
EASTWOOD IDEAL - ducked his head under the barrier arm of the mobile and broke in the score-up. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.
TERROR THE CHRISTIAN - hung outwards when weakening over the final stages.
KENSINGTON BILL - held up in the early stages of the run home.
GOOD ON YA KIWI - raced wide early stages and was restrained to the rear.
Race 3   IRT 'FLYING HORSES SINCE 1972' MOBILE PACE
IN CHEVRON WE TRUST - held up final bend and the early stages of the run home.
SOUTHERN BELLE - over-raced in the early stages.
ARTATAC - lay inwards and raced greenly entering the first bend.
TARA BROMAC - over-raced in the early stages.
VINCENT VAN GONE - wide from the 1300 metres. Raced roughly for several strides near the 900 metres.
FIERY REACTOR - broke near the 700 metres losing its chance.
REINIMIN PATRON - over-raced middle stages.
ZAMBIA - was slow to come out of the pre-race circle, however was in position at the start.
Race 4   IRT 'YOUR TRUSTED HORSE AIRFREIGHT COMPANY' MOBILE TROT
THE EYE OF THE TIGER - held up early stages of the run home.
MIGHTY FLYING ROCKER - trotted roughly throughout the run home.
CLYDE - when questioned regarding tonight's improved performance the connections advised the gelding had raced much kinder from behind the mobile and throughout which was in contrast to its last start.
SUNNY BILL - raced wide early stages.
JUST ONE MORE - trotted roughly in the score-up and was out of position at the start. Trotted roughly on the final bend losing ground. Trainer/driver M Purvis advised that his mare had objected to the addition of the Murphy Blind and it was his intention to now spell the horse.
SIOUX PRINCESS - driver S Ottley dropped her whip passing the 50 metres.
Race 5   IRT 'FLYING ALL STANDARDBRED SHUTTLE STALLIONS' PACE
RAZORS EDGE - broke at the start and lost its chance. Driver J Geddes reported that after galloping away, had not been able to release the gelding's shorteners with the horse being retired from the race near the 600 metres.
ONE DIRECTION - held up by a weakening runner between the 700 and 400 metres. Again held up over the final stages with driver K Butt advising that she did not activate the gelding's sliding blinds.
SPOT ON - tired from the 700 metres.
CHILLER BAY - broke at the start. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.
OVERARM - held up middle stages of the run home.
QUEENOFDANCE - hampered by a weakening runner near the 600 metres having to be restrained. Held up over the final stages and was not able to be fully tested by driver S Ottley.
PAY ME VISA - broke and shifted inwards near the 100 metres. Driver R Close reported the gelding to have hit its knee.
Following this race the track was upgraded to Easy.
Race 6   IRT 'DOOR-TO-DOOR SERVICE WORLDWIDE' MOBILE PACE
ALEXY - lay outwards through the final straight. Broke late in the run home when crowded by outside runners.
INVISIBLE GIRL - over-raced middle stages.
ART BANKER - cleared from the Unruly for mobile starts.
Following this event the track was upgraded to good.
Race 7   IRT 'LEADERS IN FLYING HORSES' HANDICAP PACE
ENCHANTEE - shifted up the track abruptly shortly after the start and locked wheels with FABRIZIO. A warning was placed on the mare's barrier record.
FABRIZIO -fractious prior to the start causing a delay. A warning was placed on the gelding's standing start record. Checked in the early stages by ENCHANTEE with driver B Orange being dislodged from the sulky. Driver B Orange was cleared by St John following the race.
CHANGE IS GOOD - Stewards questioned M Kerr regarding his decision to start his mare on a slushy track having scratched on the 18th of October 2019 when the surface was in the same condition. Mr Kerr advised that at that time of scratching CHANGE IS GOOD was suffering from some muscle tie up issues and he felt that starting on a heavily rain affected track would only worsen that condition. He added that he felt his horse was this preparation in better condition, than at that time, to handle a slushy track. Crowded approaching the 50 metres having to be steadied for several strides.
NANDOLO - checked shortly after the start having to be heavily restrained and losing significant ground.
Race 8   IRT 'WORLDWIDE HORSE AIRFREIGHT' MOBILE PACE
CARLOS BROMAC - hung outwards and lost ground in the middle stages.
EL DORADO - sustained a punctured sulky tyre near the 300 metres.
BRANTLEY - Stewards will speak to driver T Chmiel in the coming days regarding the manner in which he drove near the 300 metres when making contact with the sulky of EL DORADO.
ALTA ENDEAVOUR - paced roughly and faltered near the 400 losing ground. Broke near the 200 metres. A warning was placed on the gelding's racing record. The Steward's will speak to the connections in the coming days.
UNDER WRAPS - hampered at the 200 metres.
Race 9   IRT 'PROUDLY SUPPORTING ADDINGTON' HANDICAP TROT
The start of this race was delayed six minutes due to the fire alarm in the Stable area being activated which lead to an evacuation.
GIL FAVOR - lay inwards leaving the final bend.
MONRIKA - held up in the early and middle stages of the run home.
BAXTER - over-raced in the middle stages.
MADELEINE STOWE - broke shortly after the start.
SUNDONS FLYER - broke at the start.
RENEZMAE - held up in the early and middle stages of the run home.
MATUA TANA - broke for approximately 100 metres near the 2300 metres.
THE DOMINATOR - broke at the start.
Race 10   IRT 'EXCELLENCE IN EQUINE AIRFREIGHT' MOBILE PACE
CRACKABRIE - raced keenly when being restrained to take cover near the 1400 metres. Raced greenly near the 900 metres.
JAZELLE - raced wide early.
I AM ADALINE - hung outwards in confined quarters near the 300 metres and made contact with the sulky of CRACKABRIE causing the mare to race roughly for several strides.
ROLL THE DICE - raced wide from the 600 metres.
DUASTAR - held up over the concluding stages.