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Ashburton Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Ashburton Trotting Club Inc at Ashburton Raceway
Weather
Fine
Track
Fast
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
S Renault (Chairman), R Haley, P Williams, C Tibbs
Veterinarian
Dr A A Corser
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General

General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out.

Supplementary

Rangiora HRC - Friday, 6th November 2020
Race 7 - WAIMAKARIRI DISTRICT (JUNIOR DRIVERS) MOBILE PACE
Trainer M Heaton advised Stewards that blood tests taken from CONTRACTUAL ISSUES and MISTER MIGHTY following their disappointing performances at Rangiora last week revealed no abnormalities. Mr Heaton added that both horses have worked well since and will travel to Manawatu next week to continue their preparations.
NZ Metro TC - Tuesday, 10th November 2020
Race 9 - HORNBY LIQUOR CENTRE MOBILE PACE
Co-trainer M Purdon advised Stewards on 12 November that AQUA SANCTA has recovered well following its run at Addington on Cup Day and will have blinds added to its gear for its engagement on Show Day.

Summary

Swabbing
PUZZLED, DEJA BLUE, HELLUVA, BETTOR TALK ART, FRANCO JOSIAH, BRAEVIEW KELLY, GAYLE FORCE, NO NUKES SKIPPER, MONGOLIAN CONQUEROR, KAHRESS, STAR REACTOR
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Race 1B Williams (SHOW THE WAY)
[Rule 865(2)] - Presented with removable deafeners not notified.
Race 2J Curtin (KERALA STAR)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Reg] - Using whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 7J Simpson (HELLS SHADOW)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Reg] - Break up use of the whip with alternative actions and using it with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 9R Todd (ALLABOUT TIME)
[Rule 849(2)] - Presented with incorrect number.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 1ROSIE'S SON - Ineligible Standing Starts - Stood Down 1 Trial
Race 1ROYAL DEL - Warned Racing Manners
Race 2SHEEZAGOLDENGIRL - Warned Mobiles
Race 3DRINK THE WIND - Veterinary Clearance Received
Race 4SIR BRIGADOON - Warned Mobiles
Race 5BLINK N BONES - Veterinary Clearance Required
Race 5PLAY DOUGH - Unruly Stands
Race 5PLAY DOUGH - Ineligible Racing Manners - Stood Down 1 Trial
Race 7BE MINE TONIGHT - Warned Racing Manners
Race 7DREAMINSOVER - Warned Mobiles
Race 7MARKHAM EYRE - Warned Mobiles - Caused False Start
Race 8GLACIER COASTER - Warned Racing Manners
Race 8JUST N AWE - Warned Stands
Race 8LENNOX BROMAC - Warned Stands
Race 9INVISIBLE GIRL - Warned Mobiles
Race 9JAZELLE - Warned Mobiles
Race 10MEGA PIXELS - Warned Racing Manners
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Nil
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 13/11/2020 until 17/11/2020 inclusive (5 days):
GOING FOR GOLD, A GUINNESS DANCE, BEAVER, TERROR EYES, FAITH NO MORE, SMUDGEE, TONI STREET, BONNIE BOY, SHE'S ALLTHE CRAZE

Race Comments

Race 1   TINWALD TAVERN TROT
PRINCE RANIER - held up early stages of the run home.
MUSCLE BANK - broke at the start losing all chance.
DUDES STAR - trotted roughly middle stages. Held up early stages of the run home.
GREENBANK BETTY - broke near the 600 metres losing all chance.
RANDOM JUDE - fractious prior to the start. Broke after 100 metres. Broke again racing into the first bend losing all chance.
STEEL LEGEND - broke at the start losing all chance.
THIS TIME GAMBLE - trotted roughly early stages.
SILVERLININGS - raced wide until reaching the parked position near the 1200 metres. Checked and broke near the 200 metres.
SHOW THE WAY - trainer B Williams was warned for presenting SHOW THE WAY with removable deafeners which had not been notified. Broke shortly after the start losing all chance.
ROYAL DEL - broke approaching the 200 metres checking an inside runner. A warning was placed on the racing record of the gelding.
ROSIE'S SON - fractious prior to the start and reared on several occasions before backing away. Required assistance from the starting crew to bring the horse forward. Stood down pending one satisfactory trial from a stand.
ILSAS SON - held up early stages of the run home.
EILISH HALL - raced wide until reaching the parked position near the 1600 metres.
Race 2   INKWISE MOBILE PACE
ATARAH - paced roughly at various stages throughout.
LAY ON MACDUFF - weakened near the 600 metres. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
KERALA STAR - paced roughly in the run home. Driver J Curtin was warned for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
SHEEZAGOLDENGIRL - broke shortly after the start losing ground. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the filly.
FRANCO HATTON - held up early stages of the run home.
WESTAR LAD - under pressure leaving the final bend. When questioned regarding the performance driver B Hope reported he was disappointed with the effort. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
HEY TONIGHT - paced roughly shortly after the start. Paced roughly and hung inwards in the early stages of the home straight. Crowded by an outside runner near the 250 metres.
BOLZANO - paced roughly near the 150 metres and had to be steadied.
MAHIA - raced wide without cover through the middle stages.
ROSIES TERROR - lay inwards near the 250 metres crowding an inside runner. Driver J Morrison was spoken to for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 3   GARTH JEMMETT CONSTRUCTION PACE
LOYALIST - driver B Hope was spoken to regarding loose reining in the home straight.
MONGOLIAN MARSHAL - began awkwardly.
CRIMSON RAIN - paced roughly through the early stages when being restrained to obtain cover.
DRINK THE WIND - the required veterinary clearance was received.
MISS BEHAVIN - broke briefly at the start.
JEREMY WELLS - raced wide early stages.
DUFFY HOLLOW - broke at the start. Held up early stages of the run home.
FRAUD - broke briefly at the start. Hampered by a breaking runner near the 1500 metres. Over-raced for a distance passing the 1400 metres. Held up early stages of the run home.
CAPTAIN CONFETTI - over-raced early and middle stages. Broke near the 1500 metres when over-racing after a slight easing of the pace. Briefly held up early stages of the run home.
BROMAC HYPE - over-raced middle stages.
VINCENT VAN GONE - when spoken to regarding the performance, driver G O'Reilly reported the horse had peaked on its run passing the 200 metres after improving wide on the final bend and he had been disappointed with its effort. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Stewards will follow up with connections in the coming days.
Race 4   CATES GRAIN & SEED MOBILE PACE
EMMA'S BOY - held up final bend by a weakening runner.
VESNINA - hung outwards and paced roughly in the early stages. Again paced roughly middle stages of the run home when under pressure. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver J Dunn could offer no explanation. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
BETTOR TALK ART - driver R Close was spoken to for loose reining in the home straight.
THE TERRORFIER - raced keenly and hung inwards passing the 1700 metres. Held up final bend by a weakening runner and paced roughly.
SIR BRIGADOON - out of position at the start despite the efforts of driver L McKay. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
LANCEWOOD LOUIE - hung inwards throughout when leading and raced greenly. Paced roughly final bend when weakening. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver B Butt could offer no explanation and was very disappointed with the effort of the colt. A post-race veterinary examination revealed a poor recovery. Trainer P Kerr reported he will have blood tests taken from the horse in the coming days. Stewards will follow up the results with Mr Kerr.
UNFAZED - driver S Tomlinson was spoken to for loose reining and using her whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
TASMAN TEMPEST - held up final bend by a weakening runner.
SPORTSCAM - held up early stages of the run home.
Race 5   STEWART & HOLLAND TROT
PLAY DOUGH - fractious prior to the start causing a delay. Sent to the unruly position by the Starter where the horse will remain for future standing starts. Broke rounding the first bend losing all chance. Stood down to complete one satisfactory trial.
FRANCO JOSIAH - trotted roughly late in the run home and broke just after the finish line. Authorisation of 1st placing was withheld until it was confirmed the gelding had been in the correct gait when its nose reached the finish line.
DD'S SUPER STUART - trotted roughly around the bends.
DR CLIFF - trotted roughly throughout. Broke briefly near the 1700 metres. Broke again on the final bend hampering a trailing runner.
CABELLA NOIR - hampered by a breaking runner final bend.
BLINK N BONES - raced wide early stages. A post-race veterinary examination showed the gelding to be lame in the right front leg. Stood down pending a veterinary clearance.
MICKEY JAY - broke near the 1250 metres when improving wide on the track losing all chance.
Race 6   DUNSTAN HORSEFEEDS SIRES STAKES FILLIES SERIES (H1) MOB PACE
BRAEVIEW KELLY - held up early and middle stages of the run home.
ARDEN'S DELIGHT - over-raced through the early stages when being restrained and as a result raced greenly.
AVANA - driver T Williams was spoken to for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 7   CLEM & RUSSELL BRAND MEMORIAL (JUNIOR DRIVERS) MOBILE PACE
DREAMINSOVER - broke in the score up at the first attempt at a start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding. Driver A Mugford reported the offside hopple shortener had become entangled around the hopple loop after activation.
C R GOLD - raced wide early stages. Locked wheels with BE MINE TONIGHT near the 600 metres when that runner hung inwards.
DUASTAR - driver C Smith was spoken to for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
MARKHAM EYRE - broke in the score up checking an outside runner with a false start being declared. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding. Raced wide early stages. Paced roughly around the first bend.
FOUR STARZZZ SHIRAZ - checked in the score up by a breaking runner and was then unable to take up its correct barrier position due to having insufficient room with a false start being declared. Driver S Tomlinson was spoken to for using her whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
GAYLE FORCE - raced wide early stages. Driver G Thornley was spoken to for using her whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
TIEBREAKER - raced wide early stages. Checked near the 600 metres losing ground.
HELLS SHADOW - driver J Simpson was warned regarding using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion and to break up his use of the whip with alternative actions.
BE MINE TONIGHT - hung inwards passing the 600 metres when improving wide on the track and locked wheels with C R GOLD checking a trailing runner. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
SPANNA - driver O Thornley was spoken to and advised to break up her use of the whip with alternative actions.
Race 8   KEITH & BETTY HOOD MEMORIAL HANDICAP PACE
THE DIVA - broke at the start and shifted out hampering an outside runner.
DALNESS ARIZONA - hampered at the start.
REFLECTIONSOFMYLIFE - held up early stages of the run home.
LENNOX BROMAC - broke at the start losing all chance. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
SOUTHERLY CHANGE - broke at the start losing considerable ground.
JUST N AWE - broke at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding. Held up early and middle stages of the run home. Stewards questioned driver C DeFilippi regarding the tactics he adopted on the final bend when electing not to shift ground wider on the track. Mr DeFilippi explained that he had initially shifted ground to the outside of THE DIVA however that runner had been forced wider on the track by the inside CAESAR'S QUEST which resulted in him becoming held up after horses had improved on his outside. Stewards noted his comments.
SHE'S TOUGH - paced roughly before breaking briefly racing into the first bend hampering a trailing runner.
GILLIGANS ISLAND - lay inwards in the early stages of the run home.
NO NUKES SKIPPER - hampered racing into the first bend and paced roughly.
GLACIER COASTER - broke at the start. Broke again racing into the first bend losing all chance. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
Race 9   CANTERBURY WOOL BROKERS & LEN BELL MEMORIAL MOBILE PACE
MONGOLIAN CONQUEROR - when spoken to regarding the improved performance, driver B Orange advised he had received an economical run throughout from a good barrier draw.
DEN'S LEGACY - held up early stages of the run home.
ALLABOUT TIME - trainer R Todd was warned for presenting ALLABOUT TIME with the incorrect number. Raced wide early stages.
JAZELLE - broke at the start checking a trailing runner and lost all chance A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare.
MARTIN JOHN - raced wide early stages.
ADAM PATRON - hung outwards throughout the run home.
DOLCE VITA - over-raced middle stages.
ARIZONAWILDCAT - hung inwards throughout the home straight.
INVISIBLE GIRL - slow to leave the pre-race formation and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the mare.
GOOD ON YA KIWI - checked at the start and broke for a short distance.
Race 10   MOLLY & JOHN RODGERS MEMORIAL HANDICAP TROT
RACHMANINOV - broke at the start.
ABADABADO - weakened final bend and trotted roughly in the home straight.
MEGA PIXELS - broke racing into the first bend checking trailing runners. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
SUNGAIT'S LEGACY - fractious prior to the start. Broke at the start. Weakened leaving the final bend.
TAKE AFTER ME - checked and broke on the first bend losing considerable ground.
CARNEGIE HALL - fractious prior to the start. Broke at the start losing all chance and was retired from the race.
RED HARBOUR - checked and broke on the first bend losing considerable ground.
BEYOND THE HORIZON - held up final bend.
ESCARGO - held up early stages of the run home.
Race 11   REAL ESTATE NEW ZEALAND MOBILE PACE
ALEXY - when spoken to regarding the improved performance, driver J Young-Grant reported the gelding had benefited from an economical trip throughout from a good barrier draw.
VIN SCULLY - lay outwards in the home straight.
KRYSTAL DELIGHT - raced wide early stages. Driver B Hope was spoken to for loose reining in the home straight.
FOR TODAY - raced wide early stages. Weakened final bend. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver J Dunn reported he was very disappointed with the effort. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. The connections advised the mare would be retired.
DONEGAL CARRICKFIN - raced wide early stages until reaching the parked position near the 1500 metres.
DYNAMITE - raced wide around the final bend. When spoken to regarding the performance, driver J Cox reported the horse had been unsuited to working wide without cover from the 700 metres. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
ANNIE RICHTER - hung outwards near the 150 metres. Driver T Chmiel was spoken to for using his whip free of the rein and with more than a wrist flicking motion.
STAR REACTOR - paced roughly in the early stages. When spoken to regarding the improved performance, driver G Thornley advised the horse had benefited from a favourable run when saving ground on the marker line and had performed well on this track previously.
THE KAIK - held up early and middle stages of the run home.