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Northern Southland Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Northern Southland Trotting Club Inc at Ascot Park Raceway
Weather
Overcast
Track
Good
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
S Renault (Chairman), N McIntyre, R Haley
Veterinarian
Dr H J Busby
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General

General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out.

Routine drug testing of drivers was carried out.

RIGHTY OH FERNCO a starter in Race 5 failed to appear in the on-course Racebook with the commentator making several announcements to advise on-course patrons of the error.

Supplementary

Gore HRC - Thursday, 30th September 2021
Race 3 - CUSTOM BUILD ENGINEERING MOBILE PACE
Trainer A Kyle advised Stewards on 9 October that following its disappointing performance blood tests conducted on MAN I'M GOOD revealed no abnormalities and the gelding would continue on with the current campaign.

Summary

Swabbing
CHUCKLES, GET UP N DANCE, ART COURAGE, SACRED MOUNTAIN, THE OTHER BROTHER, SPORTY CHARLIE, BACK PAGE NEWS, DONT ASK, JABALI
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Race 1K Barclay (LOVE ON THE ROCKS)
[Rule 869(2) and Whip & Reins Regs] - Used whip free of the rein shortly after start. Fined $200.
Warnings
Race 6B Barclay (SPORTY CHARLIE)
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Out of position at the start.
Race 8A Kyle (TASHS BAD GIRL)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Shifting ground first bend placing inside runner in restricted room.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 4IT'S SUMMERTIME - Warned Racing Manners
Race 5MAJOR DOLMIO - Veterinary Clearance Received
Race 5MAJOR DOLMIO - Unruly Mobiles
Race 5MAJOR DOLMIO - Warned Mobiles - Caused False Start
Race 8TASHS BAD GIRL - Warned Performance
Race 9JACCKA WATCH - Unruly Stands Trainer's Request
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Race 9ANDIAMO - On veterinary advice at 5.52pm
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 10/10/2021 until 14/10/2021 inclusive (5 days):
GALLEONS FUTURE, ANDIAMO, SHADY RULER

Race Comments

Race 1   PGG WRIGHTSON LIVESTOCK MOBILE PACE
WHATA RAZZLE DAZZLE - paced roughly passing the 1400 metres.
LOVE ON THE ROCKS - driver K Barclay admitted using her whip free of the rein on one occasion shortly after the start and was fined $200 by the Adjudicative Committee.
BETA THAN LOVE - over-raced through the middle stages.
Race 2   GJ GARDNER HOMES MOBILE PACE
BOSSMARO - over-raced in the middle stages.
GET UP N DANCE - hung outwards in the score-up and for a distance after the start losing ground. Driver N Williamson reported he did not release the removable deafeners due to having the field covered.
AH MACH - paced roughly in the early stages.
Race 3   STEWART ISLAND FLIGHTS MOBILE PACE
AMERICAN EYRETIME - driver B Barclay was spoken to advisedly to ensure he drives with a rein in each hand when urging his runner with the whip in the early stages of the run home.
FRANCO HUNTINGTON - raced three-wide without cover from the 1100 metres. Lost ground on the final bend when hanging inwards.
NORTHVIEW PEG - held up in the middle stages of run home.
KAGEE VC - had difficulty obtaining clear racing room for the majority of the run home.
CALICO HILL - raced wide in the early stages.
ALEXIS ROCKET - driver N Williamson was spoken to advisedly for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home.
BRIGADIERS SON - raced wide on the final bend when attempting to improve.
Race 4   OLPHERT CONTRACTING LTD GOLD CHIP FINAL (HCP TROT)
KIWI HEIR - broke rounding the first bend losing ground. Again broke passing the 700 metres losing its chance.
JORDAN ANNE - broke after 150 metres losing considerable ground.
MILLIE'S GIFT - slow over the early stages. Broke leaving the final bend.
DENN NEE'S SISTER - hung inwards throughout causing driver K Tomlinson considerable difficulty.
IT'S SUMMERTIME - broke racing into the first bend. Again broke passing the 1900 metres losing its chance. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare.
EILISH HALL - tangled away.
SACRED MOUNTAIN - lay inwards on the final bend striking track markers.
LAURIES LEGACY - pre-race warmed. Broke racing into the first bend losing its chance.
SVELT - weakened on the final bend.
Race 5   WALKER MURDOCH LAW LTD MOBILE PACE
SLY TRICKS - weakened on the final bend hampering a trailing runner.
SAVIOUR TELF - paced roughly leaving the final bend when awkwardly positioned between THE HIGH COMMANDER and EYECON when attempting to shift wider on the track to obtain clear running. Driver T Larsen was shown a replay and spoken to for the manner he attempted to shift ground and advised to ensure he has sufficient advantage over an outside runner to improve wider on the track and does so in a gradual manner to allow that runner time to accommodate the manoeuvre.
MAJOR DOLMIO - the required Veterinary Clearance was received. Broke in the score-up and shifted in abruptly making heavy contact with EYECON and ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN necessitating a false start being declared. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding. Underwent a veterinary examination following this incident and was cleared to race in the restart. Driver N Williamson elected to start from the Unruly position for the restart where the gelding will now be drawn for its upcoming mobile barrier engagements. Raced wide without cover from the 800 metres. Weakened leaving the final bend.
THE HIGH COMMANDER - hung inwards on the final bend striking a track marker.
TOMMYSONAROLL - hung outwards rounding the first bend and had to be steadied.
THE OTHER BROTHER - raced wide in the early stages.
CHEZZ DALE - hampered by a weakening runner on the final bend.
EYECON - underwent a veterinary examination following the false start after making heavy contact with ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN and was cleared to race.
ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN - underwent a veterinary examination following the false start after making heavy contact with MAJOR DOLMIO and was cleared to race.
RIGHTY OH FERNCO - raced wide in the early stages.
Race 6   RAGING BULL AT MACCA LODGE NUGGET FINAL (MOB PACE)
BOO - over-raced in the middle stages.
THE BIG LEBOWSKI - broke near the 500 metres losing its chance.
SPORTY CHARLIE - out of position at the start. Driver B Barclay was issued with a warning.
Race 7   REGENT CAR COURT/CADUCEUS CLUB OF SOUTHLAND HCP TROT
MISS CRAZED - held up leaving the final bend and in the early stages of the run home.
STEVE - reared just prior to the start then broke losing ground. Trotted roughly on various occasions during the running. Again broke passing the 800 metres losing its chance.
SPRINGBANK MASON - trotted roughly in the middle stages.
KING CASSIDY - hung inwards and paced racing into the first bend before breaking briefly losing ground. Weakened on the final bend.
Race 8   KUBALA SEEDS GORE FILLIES & MARES MOBILE PACE
PLAY IT NOW - crowded racing into the first bend and had to be steadied.
TASHS BAD GIRL - weakened from the 700 metres. A warning was placed on the racing performance of the filly. Driver A Kyle was warned for the manner he drove racing into the first bend when placing an inside runner in restricted room when shifting ground. When asked to comment on the performance Trainer A Kyle advised he was disappointed with the effort and could offer no explanation. Mr Kyle added that he would have blood tests conducted on TASHS BAD GIRL in the coming days and undertook to advise the Stewards of any abnormality.
BACK PAGE NEWS - hung inwards throughout the run home and shifted inwards into the Passing Lane. Notwithstanding this driver B Williamson was spoken to advisedly to make a greater effort to ensure he leaves the Passing Lane clear for trailing runners.
Race 9   CREATINE STANDING AT NEVELE R STUD TROT
UNIQUE MARSHALL - broke at the start losing its chance and was retired from the race.
JACCKA WATCH - broke shortly after the start losing its chance. Placed on the Unruly for future standing start engagements at the request of trainer B Gray.
TOP POCKET CHANCE - broke passing the 1800 metres losing its chance.
DONT ASK - trotted roughly near the 400 metres and had to be steadied.
RUBY SEDDON - trotted roughly throughout the run home with driver N Williamson reporting that due to this he was unable to drive the mare out or activate the removable deafeners.
ANDIAMO - underwent a pre-race veterinary examination after trotting awkwardly in its action in the preliminary and was declared a late scratching at 5.52pm on veterinary advice when found to have a foot abscess.
Race 10   ULTIMATE SNIPER AT ALABAR MOBILE PACE
JAFFIE J - over-raced in the middle stages.
WOLFENSTEIN - Driver M Williamson was spoken to advisedly for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home.
I'M WATCHING YOU - hampered near the 1500 metres due to an easing of the pace.
FIREFOREFIDDLE - over-raced in the score-up. Hampered near the 1500 metres due to an easing of the pace.
CHANGEAROUND - over-raced when being restrained through the back straight on the first occasion when attempting to obtain cover. Again over-raced when being restrained to obtain cover near the 1100 metres. Driver S Ottley was spoken to advisedly for the manner she eased the speed of her horse near the 1500 metres which hampered trailing runners.