4 Stewards Report Race 1 - 12:25PM PFD FOOD SERVICES HANDICAP (1000 METRES) 1 IN DE SUN IWILCOME 22/02/2022Kembla GrangeSlow to begin and was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from a wide barrier. Rdr reported her mnt endured a tough run from its wide barrier in order to obtain the lead, and as a consequence was left without a finishing effort in the straight. A post-race vet exam revealed the gelding to be slow to recover. 5 GLAMOUR RUNS DEEP 5/10/2021 Goulburn Trainer was told that the mare which suffered a bleeding attack during the event, would incur the mandatory three-month ban from racing. 7 FLYING ANNIE 14/02/2022Scone COT: To be ridden further forward; led. 8 FLEUR DE ROSE 6/10/2021 Doomben Slow to begin. Jockey reported that his mount was inclined to hang out throughout the event which placed him at a severe disadvantage for the entirety of the race. 9 EPIMETHEUS 8/01/2022 Queanbeyan Underwent a pre race veterinary examination after the gelding was being floated with rnr. Was subsequently passed fit to race. Raced four wide throughout. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be displaying cardiac arrythmia. Trainer was advised that a full veterinary clearance would be required including the results of an ECG examination prior to barrier trialling to the satisfaction of the stewards. Results received & passed trial. 10 MAID A QUID 7/03/2022 CowraKnuckled over on jumping away. had difficulty obtaining clear running from top of straight until inside the 100m. Race 2 - 1:05PM SEPPELT PLATE (2000 METRES) 1 AUSTRALIANO 18/02/2022Canterbury Park Rdr reported it was not anticipated his mnt would lead, however after beginning well it attempted to buck a short distance after the start which required him to ride it along for a short distance to have it race more tractibly, and as a consequence it was left racing in the lead in the early stages before being crossed at the 1000m. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 2 BRENNAMAN 20/02/2022Queanbeyan Overraced in the middle stages. Near the 1000m was checked off the heels. A short distance later commenced to race fiercely and shifted out where it was then obliged to race wide from the 900m. 3 GALIERRO 5/03/2022 Newcastle Near the 500m had to be restrained after improving onto heels. Near the 150m was hampered. As a consequence, was obliged to alter course to continue into clear running. 5 HANDSOME KING 18/02/2022Canterbury Park Began awkwardly and bumped. Shortly after the start was crowded for room. 7 BRAVE BOY 1/03/2022 Goulburn Shortly after the start was crowded. Passing the 800m when the pace slackened had to be steadied from heels. 8 AMY EKCELS (NZ) 24/02/2022Newcastle From the outside barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages. A post-race veterinary examination did not reveal any abnormalities. 10 NYMPH 22/02/2022Kembla GrangeBegan only fairly and shortly afterwards was crowded for room, and was then shifted behind rnrs in the early stages from a wide barrier. 11 GREAT MYSTERY 5/03/2022 Newcastle Rider permitted to ride 0.5kg over the allotted weight. 12 SKY ACE 19/02/2022Gosford Change of tactics: to be ridden further forward with the option to lead - settled midfield. Race 3 - 1:46PM ELVIN GROUP HANDICAP (1400 METRES) 1 AKHTAR 30/10/2021Newcastle When questioned regarding the performance, rider stated mount pulled hard throughout the early and middle stages and as a consequence it was unable to finish its race off. Added that in his opinion the colt may be better suited in races over shorter distances. A post-race vet exam revealed no abs. 2 ZOUNIQUE 22/10/2021Cootamundra Rider was permitted to ride 1kg over the allotted weight of 55kg within accordance of the overweight policy. Slow to begin. 3 ONTHETAKE 6/03/2022 Queanbeyan Crowded on jumping. 4 GUSONIC 19/02/2022Wagga Rider dropped her whip near the 300m. 5 DEMANDING MO 27/02/2022AlburySlow to begin. 6 MCGEEHAN 7/08/2021 Royal Randwick From the outside barrier was shifted behind rnrs in the early stages. Rdr std she made a forward move from the 700m, and after mnt had initially responded to her riding, was very disappointing in the straight and weakened out of the event. A post-race vet exam rev no abs. 7 TORETTO 13/02/2022NowraHeld up briefly rounding the home turn. Passing the 300m had was shifted out off the heels. 9 JAC THE GREAT 5/02/2022 Braidwood Protest 3rd v 1st. Dismissed. Passing the 200m was taken wider by rnr. 11 EMMA’S GIFT 19/02/2022Wagga Blundered on jumping. Qst re the fast early tempo, apprentice rdr stated she was instructed to begin prominently and obtain cover if able, but prevent restraining mnt as it can over-race & pull hard when being restrained. Rdr std mnt blundered on jumping & lost ground, she then commenced to pressure mnt to obtain forward position & did not restrain mnt to prevent it over racing & as a result was three wide no cover. Rdr was adv in such circumstances she must take reasonable measures to attempt to restrain mnt to obtain cover. 12 STAND YOUR GROUND 19/02/2022Wagga Apprentice rider was reminded of her obligation to ensure she rides her mounts out to the end of the race. 14 SIR FINN (NZ) 6/03/2022 Queanbeyan Began awkwardly and shifted out and made contact with a runner. 16 AGENT OF CHAOS 22/02/2022Kembla GrangeNear the 700m was awkwardly placed on heels. Race 4 - 2:21PM LANDHQ HANDICAP (1200 METRES) 2 GUNGA DIN (NZ) 1/09/2021 Kensington Began awkwardly and shortly afterwards was bumped. 5 DOM TYCOON 30/10/2021Rosehill Gardens From a wide barrier was shifted behind runners in the early stages.