Stewards Report

Cowra 12/06/2022

COWRA HARNESS RACING CLUB

TUESDAY, 7th JUNE 2022

STEWARDS REPORT

 

 

Stewards

C. Jasprizza (Chairman), M. Jasprizza

Starter

D. Micallef

Veterinarian

Dr D. Payten

Swab Official

G. Jasprizza

Track

Good

Weather

Overcast

 

General:

As Driver G. Hoy was indisposed the following driving changes were approved;

 

Race 1

TALLARINGAFEELGOOD – N. Hoy

Race 2

BARKWAY MARGARET – N. Hoy

Race 7

PARTY HAT – N. Hoy

Driver G. Hoy was advised that a medical clearance will be required prior to driving again.

 

RACE 1 – RED ENVY NZ MAIDEN PACE - 1700metres

DEAD EYE TIKI – Pre-race blood sample. Post-race swab sample.

RACE 2 – LUCKY NUTTER MAIDEN PACE – 1700metres

ART LEGEND – Broke a near side hopple as the start was effected and a short distance later broke. The gelding was retired from the event near the 900 metres. The gear was inspected and found to be in satisfactory condition. In the circumstances no action was taken.

MURIEL – Pre-race blood sample. Stewards questioned Driver M. Day Jnr in regards to the driving tactics adopted on the mare in particular the reasons for maintaining the lead when challenged by OUR PRINCESS KENNEDY NZ between the 1400 metres and 900 metres. M. Day Jnr stated that the owners had instructed him to attempt to lead the event as the mare had been drawing poorly and therefore has been unable to get into its races recently. M. Day Jnr further added that after obtaining the lead in the early stages he elected to drive his mare forward to maintain the lead as per the instructions issued. M. Day Jnr stated that from the 600 metres his mare was under pressure and considering the amount of work required to do he wasn’t entirely disappointed with the performance. Stewards after considering the evidence advised Driver M. Day Jnr that in their opinion he had erred in his tactics in that he continued to maintain the lead when there was an opportunity to obtain cover and give his horse some respite from the 1000 metres.

BARKWAY MARGARET – Tired over the concluding stages of the event. A warning was issued.

OUR PRINCESS KENNEDY NZ – Post-race swab sample.

RACE 3 – MCDREAMY PACE – 1700metres

NIGHTWATCH STAR – Pre-race blood sample. Post-race swab sample.

KYLE SHANNON – Over-raced during the middle stages of the event.

RACE 4 – LEAH SHANNON 3YO PACE – 1700metres

CARLY MORGAN – Driver B. Medlyn was advised to exercise more care in that when shifting wider on the track near the 150 metres he momentarily placed SOMETHING BORROWED in restricted room for a short distance. Post-race swab sample.

SOMETHING BORROWED – Pre-race blood sample. Near the 150 metres checked and locked wheels with WARIEDA BOY which hung in.

WARIEDA BOY – Near the 150 metres hung in and locked wheels SOMETHING BORROWED.

RACE 5 – MENDOZA LASS LADYSHIP PACE – 1700metres

JERULAS WARRIOR – Rounding the first turn hung and contacted the sulky wheel of LA TOISON DOR and raced roughly. A warning was issued.

KEMPLEY PRINCESS – Near the 150 metres hung in and was checked.

LA TOISON DOR – Pre-race blood sample. Post-race swab sample.

RACE 6 – TAB LONG MAY WE PLAY PACE – 1700metres

MISS PAU – Driver B. Micallef was advised that he must modify his whip action to comply with the rules. Post-race swab sample.

HOLY CAMP PAXTON – Pre-race blood sample. Held up for clear running for the majority of the home straight.

RACE 7 – BOMANI PACE – 1700metres

MANHATTAN ISLAND – Pre-race blood sample.

BAXTER RED – Post-race swab sample.

RACE 8 – URUS PACE – 2160metres

KEILOR BABY SHARK – Pre-race blood sample. Weakened from the 600 metres to be beaten in excess of 100 metres. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. In view of the performance the filly will now be stood down until it can complete one satisfactory trial.

DUNNO JO – Contacted the barrier arm and broke in the middle stages of the score up when the mobile arm bounced due to a dip in the track. Over-raced during the early and middle stages of the event.

DRIVE TO THE BEACH – Post-race swab sample.

RACE 9 – MERAVIGLIA PACE – 1700metres

WESTERN BILL – Shifted out slightly shortly after entering the home straight on the final occasion. Post-race swab sample.

JOETOMO – Sustained a flat tyre near the 800 metres.

FLEETWOOD ROCK – Pre-race blood sample. Shortly after entering the home straight attempted to shift JOETOMO wider on the track to obtain clear running and at the same time WESTERN BILL shifted up slightly and as a result FLEETWOOD ROCK contacted the sulky wheel of WESTERN BILL and raced roughly.

HOLY CAMP DILLON – Over-raced during the middle stages of the event and near the 750 metres improved onto the back of JOETOMO and contacted that runners off side sulky wheel. Driver T. Osmond was reminded of her obligations to ensure she maintains a safe distance from runners forward of her. Driver T. Osmond was advised to exercise more care in similar circumstances in that near the 700 metres she shifted her runner wider on the track and as a result forced BETTOR JIGGLE wider on the track for a short distance.

 

SUMMARY

Reprimands

Nil

Fines

Nil

Suspensions

Nil

Barrier Information

Nil

Trials/Stand Down

Race 8 – KEILOR BABY SHARK – 1 trial – Poor performance

Late Scratchings

Nil

Adjourned Inquiries

Nil

Medical Clearance

Race 1 – G. Hoy - Illness

Follow up’s

Nil

 

 

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