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Waikato Bay of Plenty Harness Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Waikato Bay of Plenty Harness Inc at Cambridge Raceway
Weather
Overcast
Track
Fast
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
S Mulcay (Chairman), B Jones
Veterinarian
Dr L R Holdaway
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General

General
Co-trainer D Ferguson advised Stewards on 11 November that TRUE BELIEVER (Race 8) had scanned positive and would be racing in foal.

Supplementary

Nil

Summary

Swabbing
DELSON, COS I CAN, ALANA, OPTICAL ILLUSION, SUSIE REIGNMAKER, MIKI MIKSTA, PULL THE OTHER LEG, KD ROYALTY
Protests
Nil
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Race 3P Ferguson (EMMA JOY)
[Rule 869(2) & Whip & Rein Regs] - used whip free of the rein on one occasion.
Race 3C Jamieson (B K MERLOT)
[Rule 862(2)] - Incorrect Unruly position.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 1MONKEY SELFIE - Warned Racing Manners
Race 2MR WONDERFUL - Warned Mobiles
Race 3B K MERLOT - Warned Stands
Race 5UNICO GEM - Warned Racing Manners
Race 5UNICO GEM - Warned Mobiles
Race 8AEONIAN - Warned Racing Manners
Race 8SONSOFTHEMERCH - Warned Racing Manners
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Nil
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 13/11/2021 until 17/11/2021 inclusive (5 days):
LOVE AND FAITH, REIGN

Race Comments

Race 1   BAYLEYS THAMES TROTTERS CUP HANDICAP TROT
SAFRAKOVA - inconvenienced by a breaking runner near the 1100m.
DEMOLITION MAN - inconvenienced by a breaking runner near the 1100m. Gave ground passing the 400m and was retired from the event. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Stewards will follow up with Trainer T Phillips in the coming days.
RANDOM JUDE - broke for several strides near the 1800m.
MONKEY SELFIE - broke near the 1100m when leading losing its chance. A warning was placed on the mare's racing manners.
ANDITOVER - broke passing the 750m losing its chance.
PHOEBE IMPERIAL - weakened final turn. Trainer N Chilcott advised Stewards subsequent to the meeting that the gelding had displayed symptoms of a respiratory infection post race which would require treatment. Stewards will follow up regarding the recovery in the coming days.
Race 2   THAMES HARNESS RACING CLUB AT CAMBRIDGE MOBILE PACE
LILLIBURLERO - pulled fiercely during score up. Over-raced middle stages.
PACING HOPE - raced keenly when being restrained near the 950m after having been shifted wider on the track.
COS I CAN - lay in passing the 150m and had to be corrected.
TICK TOCK GO - weakened in the run home.
MR WONDERFUL - broke for several strides shortly after the start. A warning was placed on the horse's barrier record.
Race 3   WHAT THE HILL AT WOODLANDS STUD TROT
WINNERS TIME - broke shortly after the start losing ground before settling.
EMMA JOY - Driver P Ferguson was cautioned for using his whip free of the rein on one occasion approaching the 150m.
DEL SHANNON - Driver D Ferguson was shown the replay and spoken to advisedly in relation to his whip action on several occasions in the run home.
B K MERLOT - came to the barrier out of position. Stood on the mark when the start was declared and then swung around taking no part before being retired from the event. A warning was placed on the mare's barrier record. Driver C Jamieson was questioned in relation to the start and after considering his explanation he was issued with a caution on this occasion
Starter G Benton was shown the replay of the start and spoken to advisedly to ensure all runners were in their correct position.
Race 4   TOTE BURGER NOW OPEN FRIDAY/SATURDAY NIGHTS MOBILE PACE
FLEETING GRIN - held up briefly by a weakening runner on the final turn.
OPTICAL ILLUSION - Driver A Harrison reported that the deafeners failed to activate despite her efforts.
JIMMY FOX - weakened final turn.
Race 5   LATHER UP AT WOODLANDS STUD MOBILE PACE
SUSIE REIGNMAKER - paced roughly approaching the first turn and had to be steadied.
LITTLE SUZIE - held up early final turn.
UNICO GEM - paced roughly shortly after the start and then broke losing ground. A warning was placed on the mare's mobile barrier record. Broke near the 450m losing its chance and was retired from the event. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormality. A warning was also placed on the mare's racing manners.
Race 6   CAMBRIDGE HOMES MOBILE PACE
BEAUDIENE BRITTANIE - over-raced middle stages.
BERANI - lay in rounding the turns. Weakened final turn. Driver T Hall advised that he did not activate the deafeners due to the gelding laying in and pacing roughly rounding the final turn.
HARRY KANE - lay out under pressure in the run home.
KNIGHTS STRIDE - lay in and weakened final turn. Driver D Butcher advised that he did not activate the deafeners due to the gelding being out of contention.
Race 7   BAYLEYS WHITIANGA THAMES PACERS CUP MOBILE PACE
CRUZEE MACH - raced three wide early.
Race 8   CAMBRIDGE RACEWAY THANKS THAMES HRC TROT
TRUE BELIEVER - broke at the start losing considerable ground.
KD ROYALTY - broke entering the first turn losing considerable ground. Authorisation of this runner's 1st placing was withheld until it was confirmed that the filly had complied with the Breaking Horses Regulation.
AEONIAN - broke on several occasions rounding the first turn losing its chance. A warning was placed on the mare's racing manners.
SONSOFTHEMERCH - broke near the 1050m losing its chance. A warning was placed on the gelding's racing manners.
WISHING STAR - broke at the start losing ground before settling at the rear.