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NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc

Stipendiary Stewards Report

Club
NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc at Addington Raceway
Weather
Overcast
Track
Fast
Rail
Not applicable
Stewards
S Renault (Chairman), P Williams, M Sole, S Mulcay (Remote)
Veterinarian
Dr A A Corser
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General

General
Pre-race blood testing was carried out.

Supplementary

NZ Metro TC - Friday, 27th May 2022
Race 4 - BRECKON FARMS 2YO MOBILE PACE
Trainer T Yesberg contacted Stewards on 5 June to advise that after initially informing that UPTOWN FUNK would be gelded subsequent to its last start, he had elected not to have the procedure carried out due to the inclement weather at the time scheduled. Mr Yesberg added that the colt has also been treated for a virus.
NZ Metro TC - Thursday, 2nd June 2022
Race 4 - JOHNNIE WALKER MOBILE TROT
Trainer D Iremonger advised Stewards on 9 June that SUNNY SON had recovered well following its last start and he has been pleased with the gelding's trackwork in preparation for racing at Addington on Sunday 12 June.
Race 8 - ADDINGTON LADIES' NIGHT- 8 JULY FILLIES & MARES MOBILE PACE
Trainer M Purdon advised Stewards that NO MATTER WAT has been treated for a virus since last racing.
Ashburton TC - Sunday, 5th June 2022
Race 7 - GRAEME SPARKS MEMORIAL MOBILE PACE
Trainer M Purvis advised Stewards on 9 June that ROCK MY MIND has recovered well since last racing and he will continue with the mare's current preparation.

Summary

Swabbing
BACKBURN, MAJESTIC WHISPER, BRI EXPRESS, SERIOUS MOONLITE, PRINCE TEKA, ARABIAN BLUE, HENRY HUBERT, REPEAT PAT, IT'S ME, KIKORANGI BLUE
Protests
Race 2SEBASTIAN COE (4th Placing)
[Rule 870(3) & Breaking Horses Reg] - Breaking in excess of 50m inside final 200m. Disqualified.
Suspensions
Race 2M Edmonds (EMILY)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Regs] - Using whip free of the rein (6 days).
Suspended from 10/06/2022 until 03/07/2022 inclusive.
Race 5P Wakelin (MUSCLYNN)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Shifting ground when insufficiently clear first bend (4 days).
Suspended from 10/06/2022 until 26/06/2022 inclusive.
Fines
Nil
Warnings
Race 1S Jacobs (HIKOI HINE)
[Rule 865(2)] - Presented with removable deafeners and blinds not notified.
Race 6C Dalgety (AJIRA)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Regs] - Using whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 7K Newman (HEISENBERG)
[Rule 869(2) Whip & Rein Regs] - Using whip with more than a wrist flicking motion.
Race 9W House (TALIESIN)
[Rule 869(3)(b)] - Exercise greater care when shifting ground 100m.
Race 10B Hutton (APATCHOFGOLD)
[Rule 865(1)] - Late gear notification, no sliding blinds.
Bleeders
Nil
Horse Action
Race 1FLYAWAY - Final Warning Racing Manners
Race 1HIKOI HINE - Warned Racing Manners
Race 1PAT MACH - Veterinary Clearance Required
Race 3BEACH HOPPER - Warned Mobiles
Race 7DANCE TIME - Veterinary Clearance Required
Race 8WILLANGUS LAD - Warned Racing Manners
Race 10MITSI GAYNOR - Veterinary Clearance Received
Medical Certificate
Nil
Driver Changes
Nil
Late Scratchings
Race 2KIWI HEIR - Rule 213(1)(j) - Denied a fair start
Race 2LUCINDA HEST - Rule 213(1)(j) - Denied a fair start
Race 2A LATE LATE PRESSY - Rule 213(1)(j) - Denied a fair start
Scratching Penalties
Ineligible from 10/06/2022 until 14/06/2022 inclusive (5 days):
FRANKIE, BLITZEM BROMAC, MOP
Exceptional Circumstances:
MERLOT, SOUNDSOFCASH

Race Comments

Race 1   SPECTATORS BAR MOBILE PACE
BACKBURN - lay inwards rounding the final bend.
PAT MACH - hung inwards from the 400m causing driver G Smith difficulty. A post-race veterinary examination of the mare revealed lameness in the right front leg. Stood down pending a veterinary clearance prior to resuming.
HIKOI HINE - trainer S Jacobs was warned for presenting the mare with blinds and removable deafeners that had not been notified. Hung inwards throughout causing driver K Newman considerable difficulty. A warning was placed on the racing record of the mare. Mr Jacobs advised he would give consideration to sending the mare for a spell.
NO GEE ESS TEE - trainer T Yesberg advised the mare has had a wind operation since last racing.
FLYAWAY - raced wide early. Paced roughly middle stages. Broke near the 500m losing all chance. A final warning was placed on the racing record of the filly.
JANARTY - raced wide early. Held up final bend.
VIOLET KNIGHT - lay inwards for a distance passing the 1200m. Held up final bend.
Race 2   IRT. YOUR HORSE. OUR PASSION. TROT
BLITHE - over-raced middle stages. Held up until late in the run home. Driver S O'Reilly reported she did not activate the removable deafeners in consequence.
HA'PENNY BRIDGE - trotted roughly passing the 2200m and was unable to hold the back of the leading SASSY STAR which enabled SEBASTIAN COE to shift inwards ahead of HA'PENNY BRIDGE.
SASSY STAR - broke when leading near the 1800m losing all chance.
EMILY - driver M Edmonds admitted a charge under Rule 869(2) and the Whip and Rein Regulations in that he used his whip free of the rein in the run home. After viewing the replays and hearing penalty submissions Mr Edmonds driver's licence was suspended by the Adjudicative Committee from the conclusion of racing tonight up to and including 3 July 2022 (6 days).
PAIGE - began awkwardly before breaking losing considerable ground. Hampered by a breaking runner near the 1100m. Trotted roughly in the run home.
KIWI HEIR - crowded by an outside runner just prior to the start losing all chance. Declared a non-runner by Stewards after being denied a fair start.
MAJESTIC WHISPER - shifted inwards crowding an inside runner just prior to the start being effected.
SEBASTIAN COE - broke near the 140m and continued on in a break over the finish line. Stewards lodged a protest against 4th placing being awarded to the gelding under Rule 870(3) and the Breaking Horses Regulation for breaking in excess of 50m inside the final 200m. The connections did not contest the protest and after viewing the replays SEBASTIAN COE was disqualified by the Adjudicative Committee.
LUCINDA HEST - hampered at the start losing all chance. Declared a non-runner by Stewards after being denied a fair start.
PIPER HIGHLANDER - over-raced middle stages. Broke near the 1100m hampering a trailing runner and losing all chance.
A LATE LATE PRESSY - hampered just prior to the start losing considerable ground. Declared a non-runner by Stewards after being denied a fair start.
Race 3   SILVERMOON JEWELLERS LADIES' NIGHT- 8 JULY MOBILE PACE
The start was delayed three minutes at the request of the TAB.
THETOTALPACKAGE - broke briefly early in the score up. Despite the efforts of driver T Chmiel was unable to hold the back of BRI EXPRESS which was leading near the 1400m which enabled DANCING DESIRE to shift ground inwards ahead of THETOTALPACKAGE. Weakened near the 700m. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
DANCING DESIRE - paced roughly shortly after the start.
SECRET COCKTAIL - briefly hampered shortly after the start.
BRI EXPRESS - lay outwards when leading passing the 1400m and shifted up the track.
DAVID NIVEN - raced wide early. Driver R Close reported the gelding had paced roughly in the score up.
BEACH HOPPER - hung outwards in the score up and was out of position at the start. A warning was placed on the barrier record of the gelding.
GET SMART - weakened final bend.
UPTOWN FUNK - weakened final bend.
AMP IT UP - raced wide early.
EASTWOOD DREAM - held up by a weakening runner for a distance passing the 700m.
Race 4   AVON CITY FORD MOBILE PACE
SWEET BELLE - lay outwards in the run home when under pressure.
BRAEVIEW KELLY - held up for clear racing room throughout the run home. Driver B Orange reported the removable deafeners and sliding blinds were not activated in consequence.
SMIFFY'S TERROR - held up for clear racing room in the run home.
SERIOUS MOONLITE - lay inwards throughout the run home.
Race 5   GARRARDS HANDICAP TROT
BROTHER LOVE - began awkwardly.
MUSCLYNN - driver P Wakelin defended a charge under Rule 869(3)(b) alleging that she drove carelessly racing into the first bend by shifting ground inwards when insufficiently clear of MADELEINE STOWE (P Davis) which was checked and broke. After viewing the replays and hearing evidence from Stewards, P Wakelin and P Davis, the Adjudicative Committee found the charge proved and Miss Wakelin's driver's licence was suspended from the conclusion of racing tonight up to and including 26 June 2022 (4 days).
KAHNTDOITALONE - broke shortly after the start losing all chance.
CODY BANNER - trotted roughly throughout with driver M Williamson unable to drive the gelding out fully in the run home.
FLYIN SID - slow to begin before breaking shortly after the start losing all chance.
MADELEINE STOWE - checked and broke racing into the first bend losing ground.
EUROKASH - co-trainer G Hope advised that the gelding has had a fetlock treated since last racing. Driver B Hope will be spoken to for the manner he drove for a distance passing the 1600m.
BEYOND THE HORIZON - broke at the start losing all chance
KING OF LOVE - broke after 150m losing all chance.
HARRY POTTER - broke near the 400m losing all chance.
MAUI - broke racing into the first bend losing ground.
Race 6   TRACKSIDE DINING AT ADDINGTON MOBILE PACE
RUBY'S A DELIGHT - held up late in the run home.
MOSSDALE MAC - driver B Hope will be spoken to regarding the manner in which he shifted ground outwards leaving the final bend which crowded an outside runner.
SMOKIN ANNIE - lay inwards rounding the final bend when being forced wider by an inside runner.
SOPHIA BROMAC - hung outwards and paced roughly in the run home with driver J Dunn unable to fully drive the mare out. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
WINEGUM - raced wide early.
TIGER TAYLOR - raced wide early.
AJIRA - raced wide until reaching the parked position near the 1300m. Crowded leaving the final bend when an inside runner shifted wider. Driver C Dalgety was warned for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the run home. When questioned, driver C Dalgety advised he was disappointed with the performance of the gelding and could offer no explanation. The connections advised they would give consideration to freshening the gelding prior to resuming.
WOODLEA BEAVER - driver K Cox advised the filly had been striking its sulky wheels during the running when over-racing.
Race 7   HYDROFLOW MOBILE PACE
MIKEY MAGUIRE - checked by a breaking runner and broke briefly rounding the final bend.
HEISENBERG - driver K Newman was warned for using his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion on the final bend and early in the run home.
WARLOCH - lay inwards throughout the run home.
DANCE TIME - faltered and broke on the final bend checking a trailing runner and was eased down. A post-race veterinary examination revealed a suspected fractured left hind fetlock with the gelding treated and transported to the Canterbury Equine Clinic for further assessment. Stood down pending a veterinary clearance prior to resuming.
HENRY HUBERT - driver J Dunn advised he did not activate the removable deafeners or sliding blinds due to having the field covered.
Race 8   DUNSTAN HORSEFEEDS HANDICAP TROT
MAJESTIC JAG - broke rounding the first bend losing ground. Hung inwards and trotted roughly in the run home.
CLYDE - broke rounding the first bend losing ground.
WILLANGUS LAD - broke passing the 700m hampering trailing runners and was unable to be restrained to its correct gait by driver J Morrison. A warning was placed on the racing record of the gelding.
REPEAT PAT - hampered by a breaking runner near the 700m. Driver G Smith advised he did not activate the sliding blinds due to having the field covered.
BRIGHT GLOW - hampered by a breaking runner near the 500m.
WITH ICE - hampered by a breaking runner near the 700m.
Race 9   LIVAMOL MOBILE PACE
MORRISSEY - over-raced in the score up.
CAB CALLOWAY - when questioned, driver B Orange advised he was disappointed with the performance of the gelding and could offer no explanation.
GET BACK - raced wide early.
GREENBACK BOOGIE - over-raced middle stages.
CLASSEY ROBIN - over-raced middle stages. Held up throughout the run home. Driver G Smith advised the removable deafeners were not activated in consequence.
U R THE ONE - broke near the 550m after a slight easing of the pace.
TALIESIN - held up early and middle stages of the run home. Driver W House was warned to exercise greater care when shifting ground passing the 100m which briefly hampered an outside runner.
PAYTONS ROCK - briefly hampered passing the 100m.
SHARP LOU - held up final bend and early in the run home.
Race 10   FIRST DIRECT TAXIS MOBILE PACE
HAIL LUCIUS - over-raced middle stages.
TASMAN TEMPEST - over-raced early and middle stages. Had difficulty obtaining clear racing room in the run home. Driver S O'Reilly advised that the removable deafeners had failed to activate due to the cord becoming entangled. Miss O'Reilly will be spoken to regarding the manner she drove on the final bend when electing not to shift wider on the track when an opportunity existed before being covered by an outside runner.
ABSOLUTE DYNAMITE - raced wide early. Driver J Dunn reported the gelding had hung throughout.
APATCHOFGOLD - trainer B Hutton was warned for being late to notify the filly would be racing without sliding blinds. Over-raced early when being restrained to the rear of the field.
THE COALMAN - held up throughout the run home. Driver S Ottley advised she did not activate the removable deafeners in consequence.
BEST TRIO - held up final bend and in the run home.
MITSI GAYNOR - the required veterinary clearance was received. Pre-race warmed.