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NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington Raceway
Weather
Fine
Track
Fast
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
N Ydgren (Chairman), S Renault, P Williams
Veterinarian
Dr J Fuller
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General

General
Nil

Supplementary

NZ Metro TC - Friday, 28th August 2020
Race 3 - HARCOURTS GENADIER REAL ESTATE LTD MOBILE TROT
Driver I Cameron (BRIGHT GLOW) admitted using his whip on more occasions than permitted under Clause (b) of the Use of the Whip Regulations and after penalty submissions his licence was suspended by the JCA from the conclusion of racing on 6 September up to and including 17 September 2020 (3 days).
Race 5 - BASIL DEAN FFA (MOBILE TROT)
Co-trainer M Purdon advised Stewards on 2 September that ENHANCE YOUR CALM is being treated for a virus.
Trainer J Howe advised Stewards on 2 September that DIDJABRINGTHEBEERS has had a fetlock injected since last racing due to soreness being detected subsequent to that performance.
Race 7 - ALLIED SECURITY MAURICE HOLMES VASE (FFA STAND PACE)
Trainer J Howe advised Stewards on 2 September that NANDOLO is being treated for a high red blood cell count.
NZ Metro TC - Sunday, 30th August 2020
Race 3 - HRS CONSTRUCTION PACE
Trainer M Jones advised Stewards on 2 September that blood tests taken from ITZ THE CON ARTIST showed no abnormalities with the mare continuing with its current campaign.
Race 7 - DAKINS GROUP MOBILE PACE
Trainer M Jones advised Stewards on 2 September that ITZ TO THE MACS is having a short spell due to blood tests showing signs of a virus with this necessitating its scratching from Friday's engagement.

Summary

Swabbing
JAWBREAKER(AUS), SONOMA TYRON, BETTOR TWIST, MIDNIGHT DASH, I DREAM OF JEANNIE, CONQUER ME, CARDINAL SIN
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Race 2P Wakelin (AWESOME IMPEE)
[Rule 869(3)(f)] - Manner drove when restraining breaking runner.
Race 9G Court (UNDER WRAPS)
[Rule 452(2)] - Incorrect colours.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 1OWHATANIGHT - Unruly Mobiles
Race 2AWESOME IMPEE - Ineligible Racing Manners - Stood Down 1 Trial
Race 2SHIFFTY - Unruly Stands Trainer's Request
Race 2THANK YOU - Ineligible Racing Manners - Stood Down 1 Trial
Race 5MIDNIGHT DASH - Warned Mobiles
Race 5SIOUX PRINCESS - Warned Mobiles
Race 6DOWN TO THE BONE - Veterinary Clearance Received
Race 7AORANGI - Warned Racing Manners
Race 9SHILLELAGH - Veterinary Clearance Required
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Race 6THE GOVERNOR - On Veterinary advice 11.55am
Race 9SHILLELAGH - on Veterinary advice at 7pm
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 05/09/2020 until 09/09/2020 inclusive (5 days):
ULTIMATE BIRD, QUEEN ELIDA, ITZ TO THE MACS, JUST WONDERING, THE GOVERNOR, BELMONT MAJOR, ROCK LEGEND, SHILLELAGH

Race Comments

Race 1   LAMB & HAYWARD MOBILE PACE
DEJA BLUE - held up leaving the final bend and in the early stages of the run home.
BLACK EDITION - weakened leaving the final bend. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver B Orange was not able to offer any explanation. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Trainer K Barron advised the horse will now be gelded.
OWHATANIGHT - broke in the score up losing all chance. Placed on the unruly for future mobile starts.
KHAL DROGO - had difficulty obtaining clear racing room in the home straight.
GOT YOU COVERED - inclined to lay outwards through the final straight.
SECRET DEAL - raced wide in the early stages before improving to the parked position.
Race 2   HRS CONSTRUCTION TROT
SHIFFTY - broke at the start losing its chance. Will now be drawn unruly at the request of trainer G Smith.
HANG ON SUZIE - broke at the start. Hampered by a breaking runner rounding the final bend.
OUTAMYWAY - trotted roughly over the final stages.
COOL PHELAN - crowded in the early stages and was slow to begin as a result.
SHES SO RIGHT - over-raced middle stages.
THANK YOU - broke after 150 metres and again on several occasions during the running. Stood down pending a satisfactory trial.
CODY BANNER - trotted roughly before breaking late in the run home.
AWESOME IMPEE - broke after 150 metres. Broke again passing the 1800 metres. Stood down pending a satisfactory trial. Driver P Wakelin was reprimanded for the manner in which she attempted to return her mare to a trot.
SHEZA MIGHTY MONARCH - broke near the 500 metres.
Race 3   AIRPARK CANTERBURY HANDICAP TROT
MADELEINE STOWE - weakened final bend.
ULTIMATE STRIDE - raced greenly in the early stages and hung outwards which allowed OVERZEALOUS to improve to its inside racing into the first bend and assume the lead causing ULTIMATE STRIDE to work harder than anticipated to regain its position. Driver M Williamson reported he had not released the deafeners on the winner.
PRETTY MAJESTIC - slow to begin. Trotted roughly through the early stages losing considerable ground. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Stewards will follow up with connections in the coming days.
WOODSTONE - lay inwards throughout the home straight and trotted roughly over the final stages.
Race 4   MAGNESS BENROW NZ SIRES' STAKES FILLIES HEAT 2 (MOBILE PACE)
LIFES A BEACH - had to be steadied near the 1250 metres after a slight easing of the pace.
PASSION AND POWER - over-raced in the middle stages. Had to be steadied near the 1250 metres after a slight easing of the pace.
BRAEVIEW KELLY - paced roughly and broke near the 1300 metres hampering trailing runners and losing its chance.
ARIELLA - hampered by a breaking runner near the 1300 metres.
LA ROSA - hampered by a breaking runner near the 1300 metres. Raced roughly for several strides leaving the final bend having to be restrained.
GET BACK - had to be steadied near the 1250 metres after a slight easing of the pace.
Race 5   SPECTATORS '2 FOR 1 BURGERS' MOBILE TROT
ZSA ZOE - held up leaving the final bend.
THAT'S THE STORY - broke after 150 metres. Hung outwards and over-raced through the middle stages. Trotted roughly passing the 600 metres when weakening.
MIDNIGHT DASH - broke as the start was effected. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record. Broke again for a short distance after 150 metres. Held up leaving the final bend and in the early stages of the run home. Authorisation of 1st placing was withheld until Stewards were satisfied the gelding had complied with the Breaking Horse Regulations in the early stages.
MEDUSA - hampered by a breaking runner after 150 metres. Lay outwards throughout the run home.
SIOUX PRINCESS - broke in the score up losing ground. A warning was placed on the mare's barrier record.
Race 6   CLARKSON SIGN STUDIO MOBILE PACE
KRUIZR - out of position at the start despite the efforts of driver B Orange. Inconvenienced on the final bend by a weakening runner.
SMOOTH DEAL - weakened leaving the final bend. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver N Rasmussen advised the horse had worked hard in the middle stages when progressing three wide however despite this she had been disappointed with the effort. Stewards will follow up with connections in the coming days.
Race 7   FAHEY FENCE HIRE TROT
PRINCESS DAKOTA - broke at the start.
I DREAM OF JEANNIE - held up by a weakening runner on the final bend then had some difficulty in the early stages of the home straight obtaining a clear run.
MY EYRE - had some difficulty obtaining clear racing room in the early stages of the run home.
TAKE AFTER ME - broke near the 2100 metres.
MY MOMENT'S NOW - held up by a weakening runner on the final bend. Broke near the 100 metres. Trainer M Purvis advised the mare had hung outwards throughout and he would be making gear changes prior to resuming.
BITAMUSCLE - held up by a weakening runner on the final bend.
COUNT EYRE - trotted roughly in the home straight.
AORANGI - broke near the 550 metres. A warning was placed on the gelding's racing record.
MAJESTIC ACTION - raced roughly for several strides near the 2200 metres. Raced wide in the early and middle stages. Commenced to over-race after being restrained to the rear of the field near the 1600 metres
YOU REALLY GOT ME - raced wide in the early and middle stages until being taken forward to lead near the 1600 metres. Weakened final bend before breaking passing the 400 metres.
Race 8   HYDROFLOW PACE
THE BLACK SHADOW - inconvenienced after 100 metres.
ARMINIUS - raced roughly after 100 metres and had to be restrained. Paced roughly final bend.
MIDNIGHT IN MEMPHIS - weakened final bend. When spoken to regarding the performance, trainer/driver J Cox reported the horse to have over-raced throughout.
MISS BEHAVIN - held up by a tiring runner near the 600 metres.
PENELOPE BROMAC - broke racing into the first bend losing ground. Paced roughly near the 2100 metres losing ground. Raced in restricted room on the final bend and was pressured downwards to race over track markers.
TYKE - crowded at the start and broke briefly.
UNICO DREAM - over-raced middle stages. Weakened from the 700 metres. A post-race veterinary examination revealed an elevated heart rate. Stewards will follow up with connections in the coming days.
TALIESIN - broke at the start. Hung inwards under pressure on the final bend crowding an inside runner. Driver S Iremonger was spoken to regarding the corrective measures it was expected he employ in similar circumstances going forward.
Race 9   FIRST DIRECT TAXIS MOBILE PACE
MR BOHANNON - held up early and middle stages of the run home.
MOSSMAN - paced roughly near the 900 metres.
AQUA SANCTA - weakened leaving the final bend after racing parked throughout. The connections advised the entire was unsuited to racing in the open throughout and would benefit from being able to gain a covered run.
SHILLELAGH - late scratching at 7pm. Stood down pending a Veterinary clearance.
CANSTAR - held up for clear racing room in the early and middle stages of the home straight.
UNDER WRAPS - trainer G Court was warned for not having the correct colours available.