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Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
Auckland Trotting Club Inc at Alexandra Park
Weather
Fine
Track
Fast
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
P Kinsey (Chairman), M Williamson, B Van Kan
Veterinarian
Dr B O Vosloo
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General

General
Nil

Supplementary

Cambridge Harness - Friday, 12th November 2021
Race 1 - BAYLEYS THAMES TROTTERS CUP HANDICAP TROT
Trainer N Chilcott advised Stewards on 19 November that PHOEBE IMPERIAL has developed a cough subsequent to its last performance and will be given a freshen-up prior to resuming.

Summary

Swabbing
RUBY MACH, AARDIEBYTHEHILL, CYA ART, LADY BE GOOD, OLD TOWN ROAD, LADY OF THE LIGHT, ANDITOVER, HARDER THAN DIAMONDS, ALDEBARAN KEEPA
Protests
Race 2MOUNTAIN MASS (2nd Placing)
[Rule 870(5)] - Broke final stages and lapped on. Relegated to 3rd place.
Race 2CHICAGO H (4th Placing)
[Rule 870(3) & Breaking Horses Reg] - Breaking in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres. Disqualified.
Suspensions
Nil
Fines
Race 3T Cameron (THEE OLD BOMB)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Regs] - Using whip free of the rein. Fined $200.
Race 3O Gillies (OHOKA ACHILLES)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Reg] - Using whip with more than a wrist flicking motion. Fined $200.
Warnings
Race 3S Abernethy (JOHN WAYNE)
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Back off mobile.
Race 3T Herlihy (ROCKNROLL ROULETTE)
[Rule 857(7)(g)] - Back off mobile.
Race 5B Mangos (STRENGTH AND HONOUR)
[Rule 865(2)] - Presented with blinds which were not notified.
Race 8A Poutama (ANDITOVER)
[Rule 849(2)] - Incorrect saddlecloth - acting as agent for R Paynter.
Race 8M Wallis & B Hackett (VATICAN HILL & INVICTUS)
[Rule 849(2)] - Incorrect saddlecloth.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 2GAZ MAN - Warned Mobiles
Race 2MM SUNSHINE - Warned Mobiles
Race 4SUPERFAST NINJA - Cleared From Unruly Mobiles
Race 6EXPENSIVE CRUMPET - Warned Racing Manners
Race 6KELVINZ LUCK - Warned Stands
Race 6RECYCLE - Warned Racing Manners
Race 6RECYCLE - Unruly Stands Trainer's Request
Race 6UNCLE LOUIS - Final Warning Stands
Race 8VATICAN HILL - Cleared From Unruly Stands
Race 10CYCLONE LEBRON - Warned Stands
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Race 7FIRST ROSE - at 10.12am - vet certificate provided
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 20/11/2021 until 24/11/2021 inclusive (5 days):
SHARKINE, SOME CHEVRON, FIRST ROSE, YURI

Race Comments

Race 1   WOODLANDS STUD MOBILE PACE
MAY DELIGHT - when questioned regarding the performance Driver T Herlihy stated that the filly had received every opportunity when able to set its own terms in front, but failed to find the line.
MISS HATHAWAY - held up early final turn.
THE MISSING SOCK - raced three wide early stages. When questioned regarding the performance Driver Z Butcher stated that having to work when wide early had taken its toll.
Race 2   BRECKON FARMS $20K 3YO MOBILE TROT
MM SUNSHINE - back from position over the latter stages of the score-up. A warning was placed on the filly's barrier record. Broke approaching the 250 metres. The authorisation of this runner's promoted 5th placing was withheld until it was confirmed that the filly had complied with the Breaking Horses Regulation.
MOUNTAIN MASS - broke passing the 40 metres and failed to settle . Lapped on by the 3rd placed MR MUSCLE. Relegated to 3rd place by the Adjudicative Committee.
CHICAGO H - broke under pressure passing the 100 metres and failed to settle. Disqualified by the Adjudicative Committee for breaking in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres.
GAZ MAN - broke shortly after the start losing considerable ground. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record. The authorisation of this runner's promoted 4th placing was withheld until it was confirmed that the gelding had complied with the Breaking Horses Regulation.
Race 3   COPY THAT - GREAT NZ CUP WIN MOBILE PACE
ULTIMATE MISSILE - when questioned regarding the performance Driver S Phelan advised that the colt had not performed up to expectation after racing without cover.
THEE OLD BOMB - held up early final turn and then veered inwards abruptly on reaching the passing lane having to be corrected. Driver T Cameron was fined $200 by the Adjudicative Committee for using his whip free of the rein near the 150 metres.
OHOKA ACHILLES - raced three wide early stages. Driver O Gillies was fined $200 by the Adjudicative Committee for using his whip with more than a wrist only flicking motion early in the run home.
JOHN WAYNE - back off mobile at dispatch. Driver S Abernethy was issued with a warning.
ROCKNROLL ROULETTE - back off mobile at dispatch. Driver T Herlihy was issued with a warning.
Race 4   NZB STANDARDBRED $20K FILLIES & MARES MOBILE TROT
RUBY RIDGE - broke near the 1300 metres losing considerable ground.
DORIS RAE - broke after contacting the sulky wheel of EMMA FROST entering the first turn but soon settled. It was established that EMMA FROST had lay in marginally entering the turn despite the efforts of Driver C Hackett and no further action was deemed necessary other than to note the circumstances. Gave ground over the final stages to finish at the rear. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
SHE REIGNS - when questioned regarding the performance Driver Z Butcher stated that he was satisfied with the run given the way the race had panned out.
SUPERFAST NINJA - removed from the Unruly for future mobiles. Broke near the 1200 metres losing considerable ground.
Race 5   LINCOLN FARMS MOBILE PACE
The start was delayed for approximately 4 minutes due to an issue with the photo finish equipment. The start was further delayed when IDEAL FUNDING and MAGIC FOUR locked wheels early in the score-up which resulted in the start having to be aborted.
STRENGTH AND HONOUR - trainer B Mangos was warned for presenting the gelding with Blinds that were not notified.
IDEAL FUNDING - raced three wide early before being restrained to the rear.
FLYIN TOMMY - raced in restricted room just short of the winning post.
Race 6   MAJESTIC HORSE FLOATS HANDICAP TROT
EXPENSIVE CRUMPET - broke passing the 1200 metres losing its chance and was retired from the event. A warning was placed on the mare's racing manners.
WHO'S QUEEN - broke near the 1000 metres but soon settled. Broke again passing the 350 metres and lost its chance.
SKY HIGH FLYER - broke near the 250 metres.
ERROL D - shifted out when leading passing the 300 metres which presented BRO FAWKES S with an inside run.
UNCLE LOUIS - broke at the start losing ground. A final warning was placed on the gelding's barrier manners. Hampered by a breaking runner passing the 1300 metres when forced down onto marker pegs and broke losing its chance.
RECYCLE - broke at the start and settled at the rear. Lay in then broke near the 1350 metres hampering a trailing runner. A warning was placed on the gelding's racing manners. Placed on the Unruly for future standing starts at the request of the Trainer.
I GOT MUSIC - broke near the 400 metres losing its chance.
GAZZA GALLEON - fractious at the barrier and then slow to begin. Inconvenienced by a breaking runner passing the 1000 metres.
KELVINZ LUCK - fractious at the barrier then stood on the mark when the start was declared taking no part. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier manners.
Race 7   DUNSTAN HORSE FEEDS SIRES' STAKES FILLIES HEAT 2 (MOB PACE)
TASTE OF DIAMONDS - lay out during the score-up. Had to be steadied near the 1250 metres when there was an easing of the pace.
Race 8   HYDROFLOW HANDICAP TROT
LIAISON - held up briefly near the 100 metres.
SAINT MICHEL - broke near the 1450 metres hampering several trailing runners but soon settled. Weakened final stages.
SPECIAL WAY - broke at the start losing ground.
SON OF PATRICK - hampered by a breaking runner and galloped approaching the 1400 metres losing its chance.
ANDITOVER - A Poutama (acting as agent for trainer R Paynter) was cautioned for presenting the gelding with an incorrect saddlecloth.
VATICAN HILL - Co-Trainers M Wallis & B Hackett were cautioned for presenting the gelding with an incorrect saddlecloth. Broke under pressure passing the 150 metres losing its chance. Cleared off the unruly for future stands.
CREDIT MASTER - hampered by a breaking runner approaching the 1400 metres. Broke passing the 200 metres and failed to settle.
INVICTUS - Co-Trainers M Wallis & B Hackett were cautioned for presenting the gelding with an incorrect saddlecloth.
Race 9   PASCOES THE JEWELLERS MOBILE PACE
DOWN THE HATCH - weakened final turn.
MAJOR JELLIS - paced roughly for several strides entering the first turn. Raced three wide early.
Race 10   AUCKLAND CO-OP TAXIS 300-3000 TROT
DEBBIE LEE GALLEON - fractious at the barrier.
BRIENNE - broke passing the 800 metres losing its chance.
CYCLONE LEBRON - swung sideways at the start and took no part. A warning was placed on the gelding's barrier record.
DOLLY P - broke briefly entering the first turn. Weakened final turn.