Stewards Report

PARKES 31/12/2018

PARKES HARNESS RACING CLUB

Monday 31st December 2018

STEWARDS REPORT

 

 

Stewards

C Bentley (Chairman), M Jasprizza and F McCaffrey

Starter

D Micallef

Veterinarian

A Sharrock

Swab Official

G Jasprizza

Track

Fast

Weather

Fine

 

RACE 1 – TERRY BROTHERS PACE – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from A COURAGE THING.

POCKET BEAUTY was examined prior to and following the running of this event as the gelding has not had a race start in the previous 12 months, which failed to reveal any obvious abnormalities.

Driver Nicholas Hargraves was fined $50 under 162(1)(h) for failing to bring MISS FIFI up into position prior to the start.

PERFECT BUDDY hung out after the start. In view of the recent record of PERFECT BUDDY, a warning was issued.

A COURAGE THANG hung out soon after the start causing TYPHOON TILLY to shift wider on the track, where at the same time COFFEE BAY hung in briefly and contacted the offside hindleg of TYPHOON TILLY and caused that runner to break stride.

A post race veterinary examination of TYPHOON TILLY revealed the mare to have sustained a minor laceration to its offside hindleg.

COFFEE BAY was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to a position on the marker pegs approaching the 1800 metres.

A COURAGE THANG worked forward to obtain the lead passing the 1600 metres.

PERFECT BUDDY tired over the concluding stages to finish in 9th placing beaten 58 metres. After considering the performance of the gelding Stewards ordered PERFECT BUDDY be stood down until the completion of one requalifying trial.

RACE 2 – TELESCOPE TYRES PACE – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from MY DOLLA DIVA.

SUNOFASIS was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to the tail of the field approaching the 1750 metres.

MY DOLLY DIVA was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to the tail of the field approaching the 1500 metres.

OUR UNCLE JIM became unbalanced and galloped approaching the 1400 metres. In view of the gelding’s recent record, a warning was issued.

OUR UNCLE JIM improved three wide from the 1400 metres until obtaining the position outside the leader passing the 1250 metres.

Post race swab samples were taken from GROSESTAR.

RACE 3 – LACHLAN VALLEY VETS LOCAL PACE – 1660m

Pre race blood samples were taken from PRETTYINTHEOUTBACK.

PRETTYINTHEOUTBACK broke in the score up and checked FLIGHT DICTATOR and as a result a false start was declared. In view of the recent record of PRETTYINTHEOUTBACK, the mare will be placed outside the mobile barrier draw.

EYE TROUBLE was caught racing wide in the early stages until obtaining the position outside the leader at the 1400 metres, where it commenced to over race.

MAMMALS DESTINY was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to a position in the running line passing the 1400 metres.

FLIGHT DICTATOR became unbalanced and galloped approaching the 150 metres and inconvenienced SOLDTOYOULADY and HARLEY JAMES. In view of the gelding’s recent record, a warning was issued.

Post race swab samples were taken from MO CHARA.

RACE 4 – LANGLANDS HANLON SPRINT – 1660m

Pre race blood samples were taken from GOLD ONYX.

MASTER BENNY hung in after the start and contacted the offside sulky wheel of REGAL ASHES and broke stride. In view of the recent record of MASTER BENNY, the gelding will be given its last chance in the draw.

CHERRY SWEET PEACH was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to the tail of the field approaching the 1300 metres.

CHEERY SWEET PEACH was unable to secure clear running in the early stages of the home straight on the final occasion.

RAYS CHOICE was unable to secure clear running in the home straight on the final occasion and was not fully tested.

Post race swab samples were taken from MACKERAL.

RACE 5 – MEDLYNS/CASTROL SERIES GIG FINAL – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from WRITE ABOUT HER.

SHAZAM SHANNON galloped out at the start. In view of the recent record of SHAZAM SHANNON, the horse will be placed outside the mobile barrier draw.

WRITE ABOUT HER over raced when racing behind the leader during the early and middle stages of the event. In view of the recent record of WRITE ABOUT HER, a warning was issued.

JOGALONG ARN improved three wide from the 950 metres until obtaining the position outside the leader passing the 700 metres.

MULTI SCORE raced roughly soon after driver Mitch Turnbull attempted to push SHAZAM SHANNON wider passing the 500 metres causing both runners to lock wheels and lose ground.

SOPHIA SHANNON and WRITE ABOUT HER were unable to secure clear running in the early stages of the home straight on the final occasion.

BEAUTIFULVENGEANCE was unable to secure clear running in the home straight on the final occasion and was not fully tested.

Driver Madi Young was reprimanded under R163(1)(a)(iii) for causing interference in that when shifting ground from behind the leader over the concluding stages of the event she placed JOGALONG ARN in restricted racing room.

Post race swab samples were taken from LUKES GIFT.

RACE 6 – COL FLETCHER FORD PACE – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from OUR WALL STREET WOLF NZ.

OUR WALL STREET WOLF veered out momentarily approaching the 1600 metres when driver Anthony Frisby released the gelding’s hobby shorteners.

JONAH JONES NZ improved three wide from the 1600 metres until obtaining the position outside the leader passing the 1500 metres.

SMACK DAB SHANNON was caught racing wide in the early stages until obtaining the position outside the leader at the 2000 metres.

EL GRAN SENOR NZ over raced during the middle stages of the event.

STAR WRITER became unbalanced and galloped at the 1350 metres, prior to breaking its offside connecting strap. In view of the gelding’s recent record, a warning was issued.

Post race swab samples were taken from JONAH JONES NZ.

RACE 7 – LIFE MEMBERS 110 YEARS GOLDEN BAR – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from HIT THE TRACK.

RAINBOW COMET galloped out. In view of the colt’s recent record, a warning was issued.

LANA ACE became unbalanced and galloped at the 1300 metres causing CUZIN PAT to be checked and race roughly for a short distance and RAINBOW COMET to be checked and break stride. In view of the filly’s recent record, LANA ACE was stood down until it completes one requalifying trial.

RAINBOW COMET became unbalanced and galloped at the 350 metres. In view of the colt’s recent record, a warning was issued.

RACE 8 – TAB.COM.AU MEDLYNS/CASTROL SERIES CONSOLATION – 2040m

Pre race blood samples were taken from INSIST ON MISS.

BEST BEAU was caught racing three wide in the early stages before being restrained to a position in the running line approaching the 1700 metres.

TEDTOMO became unbalanced and galloped at the 1300 metres, causing TIGERSPEED and FOUR STARZZZ CHEF to be checked and break stride with TIGERSPEED further checking and locking wheels with INSIST ON MISS and inconvenience OUTTA CROSSGAR and SPORTY. In view of the horse’s recent record, TEDTOMO was stood down until it completes one requalifying trial.

Post race swab samples were taken from FLASH IN SAM.

                                  

SUMMARY

Reprimands

Race 5 – Madi Young – R163(1)(a)(iii) – WRITE ABOUT HER

Fines

Race 1 – Nicholas Hargraves – R162(1)(h) – $50 – MISS FIFI

Suspensions

Nil

Barrier Information

Race 3 – PRETTYINTHEOUTBACK – ODM

Race 5 – SHAZAM SHANNON - ODM

Trials/Stand Down

Race 1 – PERFECT BUDDY – R63(2) – 1 Trial

Race 7 – LANA ACE – R63(2) – 1 Trial

Race 8 – TEDTOMO – R63(2) – 1 Trial

Late Scratchings

Nil

Adjourned Inquiries

Nil