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Invercargill Harness Racing Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Invercargill Harness Racing Club Inc at Ascot Park Raceway
Weather
Fine
Track
Good
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
V Munro (Chairman), S Renault, R Haley
Veterinarian
Dr H J Busby
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General

General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out.

Supplementary

Invercargill HRC - Thursday, 29th October 2020
Race 4 - SELLING? CALL CRAIG AT HARCOURTS HANDICAP TROT
Driver T Robertson (MISS JESSICA) was spoken to advisedly for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Driver B Barclay (INSIST THE WIN) was issued with a warning for the manner he shifted ground near the 1300 metres.
Driver K Larsen (KING OF THE NORTH) was issued with a warning for the manner he shifted ground near the 1300 metres.

Summary

Swabbing
MISS JESSICA, RACING MINISTER, CALICO HILL, PRINCE ENVY, GLENLEDI CAPTAIN, WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE, TULSA JACCKA, SUZIE ROCKS
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Race 4B Barclay (PEREGRINE)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Careless Driving striking a wheel 500 metres. Fined $250.
Race 4J Cox (SACRED MOUNTAIN)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Careless Driving when shifting ground 500 metres. Fined $250.
Race 4K McNaught (THE POWER BROKER)
[Rule 869(7A)(c)] - Forced inside runner over track markers. Fined $250.
Warnings
Race 4B Gray (PRINCE ENVY)
[Rule 865(2)] - Presented without notified blinds or pacifier.
Race 7B McLellan (MELTON MAFIA)
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Out of position at the start.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 1HARRY H - Cleared From Unruly Stands
Race 1MAJESTIC ROSE - Warned Racing Manners
Race 1MR OLYMPUS - Warned Racing Manners
Race 2HAZER - Warned Mobiles
Race 5KASE - Warned Mobiles
Race 5REAL CHANGE - Warned Mobiles
Race 6BEV K'S ONE - Veterinary Clearance Required
Race 6GERSHWIN - Ineligible Racing Manners - Stood Down 1 Trial
Race 8BETTERTHANRAZA - Unruly Mobiles
Race 8MONEY HONEY - Warned Mobiles
Race 8MONEY HONEY - Warned Racing Manners
Race 8SHERWOOD MAGGIE - Veterinary Clearance Received
Race 10STAMP DUTY(AUS) - Warned Racing Manners
Race 10TONY THE PONY - Warned Mobiles
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Nil
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 09/11/2020 until 13/11/2020 inclusive (5 days):
BONNIES DELIGHT, MACH QUILLAN, CROESUS, ONESMARTFELLA

Race Comments

Race 1   JOIN THE SUCCESSFUL TRICODE SYNDICATE TROT
DREAM OF PAT - weakened from the 700 metres.
MISS JESSICA - briefly came together with KING OF THE NORTH over the concluding stages. When questioned regarding the seemingly improved performance trainer/driver T Robertson advised he had changed the training regime by increasing the workload of the mare.
SVELT - raced wide in the early stages then three-wide without cover from the 800 metres.
THE PEAKY BLINDER - broke at the start losing considerable ground.
KING OF THE NORTH - shifted down the track over the concluding stages when under pressure, briefly coming together with MISS JESSICA.
MAJESTIC ROSE - broke near the 1750 metres hampering a trailing runner. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare. Again broke passing the 500 metres.
HARRY H - raced greenly when obtaining the lead passing the 1000 metres. Lay inwards rounding the final bend. Cleared from the Unruly for future standing start engagements.
MR OLYMPUS - briefly hampered passing the 1750 metres. Trotted roughly on various occasions during the running. Broke rounding the final bend losing its chance. A warning was placed on the racing record of the gelding.
Race 2   OWN A SHARE IN 'PLEASE SHUDDUP' MOBILE PACE
BUNTER'S DREAM - driver P Hunter was spoken to advisedly regarding the manner he drove in the home straight when loose reining.
ROBYNS SHADOW - held up rounding the final bend.
PLAY BALL - held up rounding the final bend and in the early stages of the home straight.
HURRICANE BANNER - held up for clear racing room throughout the home straight with junior driver K Tomlinson reporting that due to this she did not activate gear applied to the gelding.
CLIFTON JESSIE - had to be steadied when there was an easing of the pace passing the 1800 metres.
RACING MINISTER - had to be steadied when there was an easing of the pace passing the 1800 metres. Lay inwards leaving the final bend having to be corrected by junior driver J Morrison.
MAKARA - raced wide in the early stages.
HAZER - over raced in the score-up and broke at the start losing considerable ground. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
Race 3   RACE SIX HORSES & A GREYHOUND MOBILE PACE
SWIFT ROBYN - raced three wide without cover from the 1000 metres.
MY NIKAYLA - weakened rounding the final bend.
LADY'S LASS - raced wide in the early stages.
CALICO HILL - raced wide in the early stages until reaching the parked position near the 1800 metres.
DALLAS GRIMES - hung inwards in the score-up and through the early stages.
Race 4   NO DEPOSIT - ONLY $80 A MONTH TROT
MAINLAND PAT - weakened from the 700 metres. Broke rounding the final bend.
IT'S SUMMERTIME - reared as the start was effected then broke losing ground. Again broke near the 1400 metres losing its chance.
BILL - broke shortly after the start hampering trailing runners.
MARANATHA ATLAS - broke on the final bend when trailing the leader and taken inside the markers.
SACRED MOUNTAIN - hampered by a breaking runner shortly after the start. Shifted down to the parked position near the 500 metres making contact with the front leg of MARANATHA ATLAS, with the sulky tyre of SACRED MOUNTAIN deflating in consequence. Driver J Cox admitted he drove carelessly at this stage of the race with the JCA, after viewing the replays and hearing penalty submissions imposing a fine of $250. Hung in final bend.
PEREGRINE - struck the outside sulky wheel of MARANATHA ATLAS and broke near the 500 metres hampering trailing runners. Driver B Barclay admitted he drove carelessly at this stage of the race with the JCA, after viewing replays and hearing penalty submissions imposing a fine of $250.
THE POWER BROKER - broke after 150 metres. Shifted down the track racing into the first bend placing EMDEEGEE in tight quarters. Junior driver K McNaught with the assistance of A Armour admitted he forced the inside runner over the track markers at this stage of the race with the JCA, after viewing replays and hearing penalty submissions imposing a fine of $250. Again broke when hampered near the 500 metres.
EMDEEGEE - placed in tight quarters and forced over pylons by THE POWER BROKER racing into the first bend, with EMDEEGEE breaking in consequence and losing some ground. Again broke when hampered near the 500 metres.
SMOKIN BANDAR - broke shortly after the start and again on several occasions during the running eventually losing its chance.
PRINCE ENVY - trainer B Gray was issued with a warning for presenting this runner to race without the notified sliding blinds or pacifier with this gear being fitted prior to the start.
KIWI HEIR - broke when hampered near the 500 metres.
Race 5   CONTACT PETER KETT 03 215 6206 MOBILE PACE
SLY TRICKS - pre-race warmed. Shifted out passing the 400 metres briefly placing HERITAGE in tight quarters. Driver A Armour was spoken to and advised to exercise care when shifting ground.
NGAROMA - over-raced in the middle stages.
LECONTE - raced greenly when taking the lead near the 1600 metres.
ARLO MAGUIRE - broke shortly after 150 metres losing considerable ground.
HERITAGE - briefly placed in tight quarters passing the 400 metres.
KASE - broke shortly after the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the colt. Again broke leaving the final bend.
REAL CHANGE - paced roughly in the score-up and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare. Broke racing into the first bend and again on several occasions during the running.
FORTY WIVES - held up over the concluding stages.
SZYBKA ETHAN - lay inwards rounding the bends.
Race 6   CONTACT PETER KETT 0274 377 420 HANDICAP TROT
ZEALOUS SPUR - broke shortly after the start. Again broke rounding the first bend losing all chance and being retired from the event.
BEV K'S ONE - pre-race warmed. When questioned regarding the performance driver M Williamson advised the mare had trotted roughly on occasion during the running and proved disappointing. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed the mare to have a high heart rate with a poor recovery and lameness in behind. Stood down pending a Veterinary clearance prior to racing next.
TWEEDLEDEE - driver S Ottley reported that only one removable deafener had released due to the cord becoming entangled.
GERSHWIN - broke passing the 2100 metres. Stood down to trial on one occasion to the Stewards satisfaction prior to racing next.
Race 7   LEVEL ONE RESTAURANT & BAR MOBILE PACE
IVANA LEGACY - lay inwards rounding the bends contacting several track markers in consequence.
RAH DE RAH - weakened rounding the final bend.
EL DORADO - raced wide in the early stages until reaching the lead near the 1700 metres.
VINTAGE ROSE - raced three-wide without cover from the 900 metres.
MELTON MAFIA - out of position at the start. Driver B McLellan was issued with a warning.
MIGHTY GEORGE - driver E Barron was spoken to advisedly for using her whip free of the rein rounding the final bend and in the home straight.
MAAHES - over-raced in the score-up.
Race 8   KELVIN HOTEL FILLIES & MARES MOBILE PACE
SWEDISH STARLET - paced roughly and broke briefly near the 1200 metres, locking wheels with MONEY HONEY and losing ground in consequence.
JAFFIE J - over-raced on various occasions during the running, causing driver J Morrison some difficulty.
MONEY HONEY - broke late in the score-up. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare. Lay inwards despite the efforts of junior driver T Dewe passing the 1300 metres when attempting to improve three-wide and locked wheels with SWEDISH STARLET, resulting in both runners losing ground. A warning was placed on the racing record of MONEY HONEY. Weakened from the 900 metres due to having a damaged left side sulky wheel. Junior driver T Dewe advised the mare had proved difficult to steer throughout and he would be recommending some gear alterations for upcoming engagements.
BETTERTHANRAZA - broke in the score-up losing its chance. Placed on the Unruly for future mobile start engagements.
INSARCHATWIST - paced roughly shortly after the start. Raced wide without cover in the early stages until reaching the lead near the 1600 metres. Lay inwards when held up on the final bend contacting several track markers.
SUZIE ROCKS - driver S Walkinshaw reported he did not activate the removable deafeners applied to the mare due to having the field covered.
SHERWOOD MAGGIE - briefly hampered passing the 1300 metres due to a slight easing of the pace. Again hampered passing the 1100 metres when being forced wider on the track.
ROCKABELLE - weakened from the 600 metres.
VON ART - briefly hampered passing the 1300 metres due to a slight easing of the pace. Hampered passing the 1100 metres when being forced wider on the track. Raced three-wide without cover from the 1000 metres. Hung inwards rounding the final bend when being shifted wider on the track.
MAYA ANGELOU - forced to race four-wide for a distance passing the 700 metres.
Race 9   DARYL BURGESS MASONRY MOBILE PACE
ALLANDALE - over-raced in the middle stages.
JODY DIREEN - held up by a tiring runner rounding the final bend.
MY MATE BEN - lay outwards in score-up and was out of position at the start. Knuckled over in behind when crossing the finish line.
BRIDESDALE ROBYN - weakened rounding the final bend and hung inwards striking several track markers.
MEMPHIS TENNESSEE - raced wide without cover into the first bend.
SANTANNA MACH - over-raced in the middle stages.
Race 10   FEAR THE DRAGON AT MACCA LODGE MOBILE PACE
MAJOR PUNTER - lay inwards on various occasions during the running.
RAZCAL ALLEY - over-raced in the early and middle stages.
STAMP DUTY(AUS) - over-raced in the score-up and through the early stages prior to being restrained to the rear to obtain cover. Broke near the 500 metres hampering a trailing runner. A warning was placed on the racing record of the gelding. A post-race Veterinary examination revealed no obvious abnormalities.
HAMPTON - over-raced on various occasions during the running. Lay inwards on several occasions in the home straight having to be corrected by junior driver M Hill.
TONY THE PONY - lay outwards in the score-up and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on barrier record of the gelding. Checked by a breaking runner near the 500 metres and broke in consequence.