Stipendiary Stewards Report


Waikato Greyhound Racing Club

Cambridge Raceway ON THURSDAY 22 Aug 2013

Weather: Fine
Track: Good The track was presented in a very good racing condition with all other equipment operating well through out .
Scales: Correct at all weights
Health and Safety comment: Nil

Judicial report: After the photo finish malfunction in race 7 ,this was rectified with no further problems through out the rest of the programme .

Incident Reports

Race Number Race Name Incident Report
Race 1 Fond Foods Ltd Sprint - C1 - 375 WHERE'S THE CAT stood when the lids lifted losing a couple of lengths ,he was soon in to stride coming together and jostling with SYDENHAM SAM nearing the home turn ,with SYDENHAM SAM losing ground to the rear ,WHERE'S THE CAT finished in to 4th placing at the line . CULLEN'S IMPACT from the wide box was forced to race widest through out the race ,finishing strongly in the run home in to 3rd placing at the line .
Race 2 Palamountains Nutrition Stakes - C1 - 457 Racing to the first turn JUDGE TO EXCEL moved outwards hampering JINJA JAM for several strides ,soon after VERY CHILLY angled inwards making contact with the shoulder of JINJA JAM causing this runner to become unbalanced losing a length or so , in behind these runners MR LOCHLYN was checked and went back on to BIGTIME TREASURE with CHASE OSTEE changing ground out wards to avoid running in to these runners ,these 3 runners lost several lengths to the rear of the field and were unable to improve there after .
Race 3 Happy Birthday Melissa Steele Sprint - C2 - 375 UTAH BOLT went up with the lids ,then stumbled slightly for a stride ,RIBA LORD was squeezed back from between REALON RUMBA and UTAH BOLT ,AZURE DREAMS was severely checked as he moved out as REALON RUMBA angled across . Racing to the first turn SASHA'S ONE and UNCLE ROMILLY bumped ,CAPTAIN OSTI ( fav ) was tightened between runners entering the first bend as REALON RUMBA attempted to cross in CAPTAIN OSTI changed ground outwards to gain racing room and was forced to race widest across the top bend , in behind UTAH BOLT ran in to AZURE DREAMS checking this runner with her losing ground back to a clear last in the running . As the field raced in to the home straight CAPTAIN OSTI angled inwards making contact with SASHA'S ONE ,CAPTAIN OSTI lost momentum finishing in 6th placing at the line . CAPTAIN OSTI was referred to the vet for assessment where no abnormalities were found.
Race 4 GAP Kennels @ Karapiro Stakes - C2 - 457 THRILLING BRAVE ( fav ) was slow and awkwardly away from the wide box ,he soon made ground around the field to race between runners nearing the home turn to run on best to win. Racing in to the first turn LIL' MISS KRUNCH raced out wide forcing BELRANI wide as they raced across the top bend and in to the home straight ,these two runners covered a fair amount of extra ground through out finishing several lengths in the rear at the line .
Race 5 Hautapu Veterinary Clinic Sprint - C3 - 375 BIG BOLT and SENORITA CHANG bumped as they came away from the boxes , further out SYDILICIOUS was checked back from between runners to the rear . Racing in to the first turn SENORITA CHANG was checked losing several lengths as EURIKA IZMIR cut in towards the rail , SENORITA CHANG bumped THRILLING NINJA who stumbled slightly going back on to SYDILICIOUS who lost more ground to the rear again beating one other runner to the line .
Race 6 Arch Lawrence Distance - C2d - 747 RETALIATE FIRST was away well in the early stages ,he was hampered racing past the post on the first occasion ,racing out wide in to the back straight losing ground to a clear last in the running ,he made ground steadily across the top bend to run on for an impressive win .
Race 7 Racingdogs.co.nz Sprint - C5 - 375 There was a malfunction with the photo finish for this race with no time or margins No photo finish for this race report . The Stewards reviewed the replay with clear margins between the first 4 placings ,after reviewing the replay the pay out was authorised . Race all clear .
Race 8 Waikato Racing Club/Whoosh Sprint - C4 - 375 CALAMITY FREE was quickest in to stride by several lengths speeding away to a clear lead and was never headed there after . Racing in to the first turn CIAO FOR NOW and OPAWA SACHA bumped with both dogs becoming unbalanced for a couple of strides ,CIAO FOR NOW raced widest across the top bend , angling in wards as they raced in to the home straight ,but was unable to make ground in the run home .
Race 9 Angus Wright Memorial Challenge Stakes - INV - 457 PIGGY BACK from the inside box was able to get to the lead in to the first turn and was never headed there after . Further out as they got away from the start RILEY'S MATE and ATE TOO MUCH came together ,FANCY TIP and THRILLING BLITZ came together further in . WAY TOO CRUDE wasn't the best away being in the rear group nearing the home turn where he gained racing room in the home straight to finish in to 4th placing at the line .
Race 10 0800 4 Down Cow Stakes - C3/4 - 457 In the run to the first turn FEEL THE VIBE hampered LOCHINVAR VALERO for some distance as FEEL THE VIBE attempted to get to the rail ,in to the first turn FEEL THE VIBE and TRILESE bumped with FEEL THE VIBE losing momentum slightly with PAR catching his heel ,both these runners lost ground to the rear and never got in to contention there after .
Race 11 Stephen Marsh Racing Sprint - C5 - 375 As the field jumped away from the start CAWBOURNE JOCK ran in to UNO LACHLAN ,soon after LORD WILL further in angled in towards the rail severely checking WINSOME BUSTER then ran in to WE'RE SO LUCKY with this runner making contact with the rail and going back to the rear hampering WINSOME BUSTER for a stride or so . HAJIME raced widest across the top bend ,covering a fair amount of extra ground in the running . WE'RE SO LUCKY was referred to the vet for assessment where no abnormalities were found .
Race 12 Greene Bros Ltd Stakes - C5 - 457 Racing in to the first turn TARAPUNGA angled in as MIRAGE moved out with CALL ME RALPH being jostled and tightened between these runners losing ground back towards the rear , CALL ME RALPH then ran widest across the top bend and was not able to improve there after finishing towards the rear at the line .


Scratchings

Race Number Race Name Scratching
Race 1 Fond Foods Ltd Sprint - C1 - 375 King's Legacy scratched

Mic Player scratched

Race 2 Palamountains Nutrition Stakes - C1 - 457 Jag You Are scratched

Race 3 Happy Birthday Melissa Steele Sprint - C2 - 375 Deb Bale scratched

Kim Dotcom scratched

Race 4 GAP Kennels @ Karapiro Stakes - C2 - 457 Star Bound scratched

Mr. Majestic scratched

Race 5 Hautapu Veterinary Clinic Sprint - C3 - 375 Stat Me Up scratched

Emma Jay scratched

Race 7 Racingdogs.co.nz Sprint - C5 - 375 Ladakh scratched

Toi Shan scratched

Race 8 Waikato Racing Club/Whoosh Sprint - C4 - 375 Mahonie scratched

El Jarrah scratched

Race 9 Angus Wright Memorial Challenge Stakes - INV - 457 Fancy Jill scratched

Race 10 0800 4 Down Cow Stakes - C3/4 - 457 Cash Knocka scratched

Gundabooka scratched

Race 11 Stephen Marsh Racing Sprint - C5 - 375 Quick Cat scratched

Ima Spice scratched



Stand Downs

Swabbings

Race Number Race Name Swabbing
Race 1 Fond Foods Ltd Sprint - C1 - 375 Charley Farley Swab No: Post race

Race 2 Palamountains Nutrition Stakes - C1 - 457 Phone Tap Swab No: Post race

Race 6 Arch Lawrence Distance - C2d - 747 Bornato Swab No: Pre race

Retaliate First Swab No: Post race

Race 8 Waikato Racing Club/Whoosh Sprint - C4 - 375 Calamity Free Swab No: Post race

Race 9 Angus Wright Memorial Challenge Stakes - INV - 457 Piggy Back Swab No: Post race

Zagato Swab No: Post race

Way Too Crude Swab No: Pre race

Race 10 0800 4 Down Cow Stakes - C3/4 - 457 Par Swab No: Pre race

Race 12 Greene Bros Ltd Stakes - C5 - 457 Thrilling Charly Swab No: Post race





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