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O.P. « 2007-Aug-01, 04:39 PM »
CAULFIELD Nominations on Saturday 20th October, 2007

7 - BMW CAULFIELD CUP2400M
Of $2544000 Of $2500000 and $44000 trophy. 1st $1500000 and trophy of $44000, 2nd $375000, 3rd $200000, 4th $110000, 5th $90000, 6th $75000, 7th $75000, 8th $75000. Starter Subsidy: $170 for non-prize earning runners. (GROUP 1). No allowances for apprentices.
NoHorseTrainer Rating
1ACCUMULATE (NZ)Bart Cummings  
2ACTIVATION (NZ)Dale Sutton  
3ADMIRAL'S CRUISE (USA)Brian Meehan  
4AFTERSHOCK (NZ)Donna Logan  
5AMORY LANEJohn Hawkes  
6ANAMATODavid Hayes  
7ANNA JOY (NZ)Peter G Moody  
8ANNENKOV (IRE)Peter G Moody   (97)
9ARBITRATIONJohn Wheeler   (95)
10ART HOUSEBrian Mayfield-Smith   (82)
11ASSENTGraeme Rogerson   (77)
12AUTUMN JEUNEYMichael O'Leary  
13BALLYGORAN (NZ)Bart Cummings  
14BANC DE FORTUNEJohn Hawkes  
15BARLINNIE (NZ)Peter G Moody   (70)
16BAUER (IRE)Luca Cumani  
17BELLAMY CAY (GB)Dermot K Weld  
18BELLINI ROSE (NZ)Mathew Ellerton   (98)
19BEST ALIBI (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
20BLACK TOMDavid Hayes  
21BLAHNIKJon O'Connor  
22BLESSED (NZ)Peter G Moody  
23BLUE KSAR (FR)Saeed Bin Suroor  
24BLUE MONDAY (GB)David Hayes   (110)
25BLUTIGEROOColin Little  
26BODACIOUS HARMONYMark Kavanagh   (84)
27BODECKERTerry Milner   (69)
28BON HOFFAWendy Kelly   (93)
29BOOK OF MUSIC (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
30BROM FELINITYJim Mason   (105)
31BROMLEY (NZ)Graeme Rogerson  
32BRUT FORCEGraeme Rogerson  
33BRYANNBO'S GIFT (NZ)Anne-Marie Ruttley  
34CANCANELLERobbie Griffiths  
35CAPE BRETON (NZ)Danny Williams  
36CARNEGIE DANCER (NZ)Bruce Wallace  
37CASUAL PASSMathew Ellerton  
38CEEJAY (NZ)Bruce McLachlan  
39CEFALU (CHI)Lee Freedman   (101)
40CHARACTER (NZ)Peter G Moody   (62)
41CHASE THE SUN (NZ)Denise Jeffcoat  
42CHIACKTodd Rawiller   (99)
43CHINA CAUSEWAYMichael Kent  
44CHOLULA (NZ)Brian Mayfield-Smith   (86)
45CINQUE CENTOPeter G Moody   (114)
46CLASSIC DE LAGODavid Hayes  
47COALESCE (NZ)John Hawkes  
48COCKERELLI (NZ)Troy Corstens   (65)
49COMPLETION (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (75)
50CONQUISTADOR (NZ)Bruce Wallace  
51COTHAMGraeme Rogerson  
52CRESTA RUNBart Cummings  
53CRIME SCENE (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
54CUTHBERT SON (NZ)Michael Kent   (66)
55DANEVADEBrian Jenkins   (77)
56DANEVERDavid Hayes  
57DANTE'S PARADISO (NZ)James Bester  
58DANZIBAAPaul Perry  
59DANZIPPOJohn Hawkes  
60DEACON (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (64)
61DEFINING (GB)David Hayes   (93)
62DELTA BLUES (JPN)Katsuhiko Sumii  
63DENTATUSDiane Poidevin-Laine  
64DESERT MASTERBrian Jenkins   (94)
65DESERT MOVE (IRE)Lee Freedman  
66DEVIL MOONMark Kavanagh  
67DOLLOPSDavid Jolly  
68DOLPHIN JO Terry & Karina O'Sullivan   (92)
69DOUG'S MATEMichael Nolan  
70DOURO VALLEYDanny O'Brien   (103)
71DRACS BACKDarren Weir  
72EFFICIENT (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (117)
73EIGHTH ARMY (NZ)Lee Freedman   (77)
74EL SEGUNDO (NZ)Colin Little   (120)
75EMBANK (NZ)Leon Corstens   (73)
76EMIRATES SKYLINE (USA)Saeed Bin Suroor  
77EMPIRES CHOICE (NZ)Bart Cummings  
78EMPYREAL (NZ)Peter Mckenzie  
79EREMEINAllan Denham  
80ESKIMO DAN (NZ)Bevan Laming  
81ESKIMO QUEEN (NZ)Michael Moroney  
82EXINITE (NZ)Kris Lees  
83EXPUNGEMick Price   (95)
84EXTENDGraeme Rogerson   (68)
85FALSETTO (NZ)Mick Price  
86FALSTAFF (IRE)Lee Freedman   (106)
87FAME (NZ)Dale Sutton   (73)
88FERERONOCHESue Jaensch  
89FIANCHETTO (NZ)Bart Cummings  
90FIELD HUNTERDarren Weir   (103)
91FIRE IN THE NIGHTGreg Eurell  
92FIRST WORLDRick Hore-Lacy   (70)
93FIUMICINO (NZ)John Hawkes  
94FLAVOURSOMERick Worthington  
95FOORAM (NZ)John O'Shea  
96FORMAL DECREE (GER)Saeed Bin Suroor  
97FOUR POSTERLouise Bonella   (83)
98FULMONTI (NZ)Chris Jordan  
99GALLANT TESSDavid Payne  
100GALLIC (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (114)
101GALLIONS REACH (NZ)Richard Yuill  
102GIANT'S GATEMack Griffith  
103GLISTENING (GB)Lee Freedman   (95)
104GOD'S HANDBart Cummings  
105GOOD SAMARITAN (NZ)Anthony Cummings  
106GRAPHICAL (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (89)
107GREY SWALLOW (IRE)Dale Sutton   (116)
108GROWL (NZ)Almond Lee  
109GUILLOTINE (NZ)David Payne  
110HASSLERobbie Laing   (96)
111HE'S SOMETHINGKim Mayberry   (62)
112HEADTURNERJohn Hawkes   (109)
113HITCHCOCK (USA)Aidan O'Brien  
114HOFMEISTER (NZ)Robert Smerdon   (110)
115HOODLUMShane Fliedner   (72)
116ICE CHARIOTRon Maund  
117ILLUSTRATION (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (91)
118IMPOSTA DE LAGOMerilyn Anderson   (73)
119INSTRUCTOR (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (68)
120INTERLOCKING (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (58)
121ISTA KAREEM (NZ)Colin Little   (99)
122ITSTHEONE (NZ)Lee Freedman   (87)
123IWANTITALL (NZ)Rick Hore-Lacy  
124JAMBEROOBede Murray  
125JOEY JO JOLee Freedman  
126JOYFUL LIFE (NZ)Richard Yuill  
127KERDEM (IRE)David Hayes  
128KING OF ASHFORD (NZ)Lee Freedman   (109)
129KING OF THE SUNAnne-Marie Ruttley  
130KITZ LANE (NZ)Lee Freedman   (74)
131KOSI BAY (NZ)Bart Cummings  
132LACHLAN RIVER (NZ)John Morrisey  
133LADY ATIRE (NZ)Michael Moroney  
134LANCETTIER (ARG)David Hayes   (93)
135LAVEROCK (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
136LAZER SHARPDavid Hayes  
137LEICA FALCONRichard Freyer   (108)
138LIKE IT ISDarren Weir   (103)
139LILAKYN (NZ)Guy Lowry  
140MAGONIUSLee Freedman   (69)
141MALDIVIAN (NZ)Mark Kavanagh   (102)
142MANDELA (NZ)Richard Yuill  
143MASTER O'REILLY (NZ)Danny O'Brien   (92)
144MASTERCRAFTLeon Corstens   (64)
145MAYBE BETTERBrian Mayfield-Smith   (114)
146METTRE EN JEU (NZ)Lee Freedman   (96)
147MISS FINLANDDavid Hayes   (121)
148MOJO PINBrian Mayfield-Smith   (92)
149MOLOTOVDavid Hayes  
150MONTE CASSINO (NZ)Brian Jenkins   (75)
151MOONLOUSHE (NZ)Peter G Moody   (82)
152MR DANE (NZ)Bruce Wallace   (82)
153MUSKETJohn Hawkes  
154NEW GUINEA (GB)Saeed Bin Suroor  
155NEW KID IN TOWN (NZ)Lee Freedman   (99)
156NEWPORTPaul Perry  
157NO WINE NO SONGKevin Moses  
158NOT AT ALLORDINARYMark Minervini  
159OH OKLAHOMATim Martin  
160ONLY HE KNOWS (NZ)John Hawkes  
161OUR FLYING BEAUTYBart Cummings   (71)
162OXIGENADA (ARG)David Hayes   (98)
163PACINOClinton McDonald  
164PARTY PIEGerard Moloney  
165PEERLESSTim Martin  
166PENTECOSTER (NZ)Cliff Brown   (65)
167PERFECT DROPGuy Walter  
168PEVENSEY (IRE)John Quinn  
169PHANTOM AGENTDiane Poidevin-Laine  
170POMPEII RULERMick Price  
171POP ROCK (JPN)Katsuhiko Sumii  
172POST THYME (NZ)Lee Freedman   (74)
173PRESSING (IRE)Michael Jarvis  
174PRINCE ARTHURBart Cummings  
175PRINCESS COUPMark Walker  
176PURDE (NZ)David Hayes   (96)
177PURPLE MOON (IRE)Luca Cumani  
178RABBUKAGai Waterhouse  
179RAGS TO RICHES (NZ)Liam Birchley  
180RAILINGSRoger James  
181RED LORDAnthony Cummings  
182REGAL CHIVASLeon Corstens   (82)
183RENA'S LADYGary Portelli  
184RENEWABLE (NZ)Graeme Rogerson   (100.5)
185ROANOKEAnthony Cummings   (93)
186RUM CORPSRobert Smerdon   (98)
187RUSSIAN BELLE (NZ)Brian Jenkins   (90)
188SADDLER'S STORYRobbie Laing   (65)
189SAMURAI WAY (GB)Luca Cumani  
190SANTAGOSTINOMark Walker  
191SARRERAMichael Moroney   (105)
192SCATTERGUN (NZ)Brian Smith  
193SCENIC SHOTDaniel Morton   (102)
194SCRIPTWRITER (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
195SCULPTOR (NZ)Peter Mckenzie  
196SEAFARERDavid Hayes   (78)
197SEFRAH (NZ)David Hayes  
198SEPIAGraeme Rogerson  
199SHUAILY (PER)Lee Freedman  
200SIR JAMES (NZ)Bart Cummings  
201SIR SKALAHADGreg Eurell  
202SIRMIONEBart Cummings  
203SKIDDAW PEAKMichael Moroney   (77)
204SKY CONQUEROR (CAN)Darwin Banach  
205SLIPPERY SLYBrett McLaurin  
206SNIPER'S BULLETTracey Bartley   (109)
207SONIC QUESTLee Freedman   (98)
208SOULACROIX (GB)Lee Freedman  
209SPEELBERG (NZ)Troy Corstens   (69)
210SPHENOPHYTA (NZ)Lee Freedman   (112)
211SPIELMEISTERDavid Hayes   (96)
212SPINNEYJohn Hawkes   (101)
213SPIRIT OF TARAGerald Ryan  
214STAGE GIFT (IRE)Saeed Bin Suroor  
215STAND TALL (NZ)Russell Cameron  
216STORMHILLTim Martin  
217SUDAN (IRE)Michael Jarvis  
218TACIT AGREEMENT (USA)Danny O'Brien  
219TAKRIYMA (IRE)Michael Kent  
220TAWQEET (USA)David Hayes   (119)
221TAYLLAROOShane Oxlade   (65)
222TEMPLE HILLS (NZ)Peter G Moody   (96)
223THE CHIEFTAINGuy Walter  
224THE FUZZ (NZ)David Hayes   (87)
225THE WOLVERINE (NZ)Troy Corstens   (67)
226TIPUNGWUTIMark Kavanagh   (99)
227TOMMIFRANCSGerald Ryan   (90)
228TOSHO KNIGHT (JPN)Kazutaka Yasuda  
229TRICK OF LIGHT (GB)Michael Kent  
230TRIGONOMETRYDavid Hayes   (69)
231TUBULAR BELLSAndrew J Payne   (100)
232TUESDAY JOY (NZ)Gai Waterhouse  
233TURBO LINN (GB)Alan Swinbank  
234UBERALLES (NZ)Mark Walker  
235UPPER ECHELONJohn Hawkes  
236UTILITY (NZ)Pat Carey   (96)
237VALENTINO EDDIEKerry Parker  
238VERCORS (NZ)Graeme Rogerson  
239VIETNAMLiam Birchley  
240VINDICATING (NZ)Bede Murray  
241VIVA MACAU (FR)John Moore  
242VIVA PATACA (GB)John Moore  
243VIZ VITAE (NZ)David Hayes  
244VOLCANIC STARTom Hughes  
245WATCHESMichael Kent  
246WHERE'S THAT TIGER (USA)Gai Waterhouse  
247WINNERSAREGRINNERS (NZ)David Hayes   (71)
248XCELLENT (NZ)Michael Moroney   (114)
249YOLO (NZ)Peter G Moody   (88)
250ZATTEROKris Lees  
251ZAVITE (NZ)Anthony Cummings   (89)
252ZILZIE (NZ)Peter G Moody  
253ZINGARACliff Brown  
254ZIPPINGGraeme Rogerson   (114)
255ZULU KING (NZ)Brian Mayfield-Smith   (74)

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« 2007-Aug-06, 11:31 AM Reply #1 »
Betting from TAB Sportsbet:

Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20:

11.00 Fiumicino

12.00 Efficient

14.00 Pop Rock

15.00 Pompeii Ruler

17.00 Tuesday Joy, Tawqeet, Viva Pataca

18.00 Zipping, El Segundo

23.00 Maybe Better

upwards others

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« 2007-Aug-07, 09:24 PM Reply #2 »
Always a tough race to work out what will actually start. Plenty of rules of thumb   in what to look for. Perhaps staying away from backmarkers the best of them.

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« 2007-Aug-19, 03:03 PM Reply #3 »
Betstar's firmers and drifters for the Caulfield Cup a

FIRMERS
Maldivian $21 to $15
Blue Monday $34 to $21
Bon Hoffa $101 to $67
Master O'Reilly $81 to $51

DRIFTERS
Fiumicino $11 to $13



« Last Edit: 2007-Aug-19, 03:14 PM by westie »

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« 2007-Sep-01, 06:49 PM Reply #4 »
Ice Chariot a big Cups firmer after Caulfield win
ThoroughBRED Racing

Bookmakers responded to the brilliant first up win of Ice Chariot in Saturday's $100,000, listed, D'urban Quality Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield by slashing his odds for both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Having his first run since winning the Queen's Cup over two miles in early July, Ice Chariot stormed home and hit the line first in a driving finish.

On the line Ice Chariot ($11-$14) held a half head margin over The Fuzz ($7-$9.50).

Cefalu ($16-$21) was a further short head back in a blanket finish.

The favourite Rubiscent ($2.30-$3.10-$3 fav) had no luck back on the inside of runners and would up in seventh place.

Eskander's Betstar reacted quickly to his eye catching win, slashing his odds for the Caulfield Cup from $81 to $34. He was also into $34 for the Melbourne Cup from his morning quote of $67.

With trainer Ron Maund back in Toowoomba, winning owners Kevin and Tanith O'Brien were representing connections.

Kevin said he thought the gelding could win knowing he was back in career best form.

"We expected it to be quite honest with you," O'Brien commented. "Ronnie was of the opinion that last spring he had maturity problems."

O'Brien said a good spell at his farm in Victoria seemed to do the trick for Ice Chariot.

"He came down to our farm at Corinella for 13 weeks," he added. "He grew half a hand, put on 50 kgs and since then he's been very good."

The son of Semipalatinsk is coming off an excellent preparation when he rounded that out with a great stakes win over two miles.

"When he was third in the Brisbane Cup he was terribly unlucky. He was one run short. And then he went on won the Tatts Cup and Queens Cup."

O'Brien felt that while he was confident Ice Chariot would run well, he was a little concerned that the 1700 metres and the Caulfield circuit may not suit him exactly.

"I thought this track might be too short for him. I was really concerned when Damien hadn't made a move down the side, I thought 'hang on mate you better get going'."

Now it's full steam ahead toward the big spring Cups in Melbourne.

"He only just won, but it was a great stepping stone over 1700 metres leading up to what we have planned for him."

"Before all the EI he was going to go up to Sydney and run in the Newcastle Cup and Metropolitan, but now that's not on."

"He's in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups like he was last year and on that (performance) I think we'll have enough money to pay up for him."

"He's been a great horse for us. He was our first Group One winner when he won the (Queensland) Derby. He won that very, very well."

Today's win was the first at Caulfield for O'Brien since he was elected to the Melbourne Racing Club committee.

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« 2007-Oct-17, 07:37 AM Reply #5 »
8 - 4.00PM - BMW CAULFIELD CUP - 2400M

Of $2544000  Of $2500000 and $44000 trophy.  1st $1500000 and trophy of $44000, 2nd $375000, 3rd $200000, 4th $110000, 5th $90000, 6th $75000, 7th $75000, 8th $75000. (GROUP 1). (Weights Raised 0.5kg.) No allowances for apprentices. Field Limit: 18+4 EM

No.HorseTrainerJockeyBarrWgtPenRTG
1 TAWQEET (USA)David HayesD Dunn17  57(118)
2 BLUE MONDAY (GB)David HayesN Rawiller11  56(113)
3 BLUTIGEROOColin LittleD Oliver14  55.5(113)
4 RAILINGSRoger JamesG Childs20  55.5(111)
5 MAYBE BETTERBrian Mayfield-SmithC Brown8  54(112)
6 BLACK TOMDavid HayesP A Hall16  53.5(107)
7 PURPLE MOON (IRE)Luca CumaniK McEvoy15  53.5(108)
8 MALDIVIAN (NZ)Mark KavanaghM Rodd1  53(113)
9 CINQUE CENTOPeter G MoodyS Seamer3  52.5(112)
10 MANDELA (NZ)Richard YuillD Nikolic10  52.5(106)
11 SCENIC SHOTDaniel MortonS Katsidis18  52.5(108)
12 ANNENKOV (IRE)Peter G MoodyL Nolen12  520.5(105)
13 ANAMATODavid HayesR S Dye2  51.5(110)
14 DOURO VALLEYDanny O'BrienJ M Winks4  51.50.5(106)
15 SIRMIONEBart CummingsS Murphy (a)13  51.5(101)
16 ESKIMO QUEEN (NZ)Michael MoroneyC Newitt5  51(106)
17 PRINCESS COUPMark WalkerG Boss19  51(110)
18 MASTER O'REILLY (NZ)Danny O'BrienV Duric6  50.5(105)
19E SARRERAMichael Moroney9  52(105)
20E MOLOTOVDavid HayesD Moor7  51(102)
« Last Edit: 2007-Oct-17, 12:58 PM by westie »

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« 2007-Oct-17, 11:44 AM Reply #6 »
All top chances draw good marbles with the fave in barrier 1 lightweight show Douro Valley drew 4. :)

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« 2007-Oct-19, 12:22 PM Reply #7 »
Colin Little revealed Blutigeroo "is battling a mystery virus which could cost the stayer a start in tomorrow's $2.5 million Gr1 Caulfield Cup (2400m)" reported The Daily Telegraph.

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« 2007-Oct-19, 01:01 PM Reply #8 »
Trainer Colin Little says Blutigeroo seems to be recovering from his midweek 'off his feed' setback, and did some light work on Friday morning. A raceday decision will be made about a start in the Caulfield Cup.

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« 2007-Oct-20, 09:19 AM Reply #9 »
Maldivian is a Good thing in this , and then will take out the Caulfield Cup Melbounre Cup double  ;)

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« 2007-Oct-20, 03:57 PM Reply #10 »
Hard race I've boxed up:

5 MAYBE BETTER,
8 MALDIVIAN,
11 SCENIC SHOT,
18 MASTER O'REILLY


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« 2007-Oct-20, 04:07 PM Reply #11 »
What a sensational disaster for connections and of course the punters, have changed to:

5 MAYBE BETTER,
11 SCENIC SHOT,
13 ANAMATO,
18 MASTER O'REILLY

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« 2007-Oct-20, 04:30 PM Reply #12 »
Good run from Blue Monday after the pilot lost his radar. I wouldn't be backing him in the Melbourne Cup though. I don't think he could stay a strong two miles downhill with a tail wind. Congrats to connections of Master O - A fine effort indeed!

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« 2007-Oct-20, 09:14 PM Reply #13 »
Chief steward Des Gleeson has taken possession of a clamp used to hold TV equipment to the stalls between bariers one and two which had traces of blood on it.  He will be launching a full-scale inquiry into the incident.  Starter Doug McLure advised the clamp was used for the first time last Saturday.

Maldivian the short priced favourite suffered a severe gash (approx 15cm)on his neck behind his right ear when he reared up in the stalls.  He and Eskimo Queen (seperate incident) were both scratched.

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« 2007-Oct-20, 09:14 PM Reply #14 »
Who would you back in a match race over 3200 between Pop Rock and BM  ;)

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« 2007-Oct-24, 09:18 AM Reply #15 »
Racing Victoria stewards will review starting barrier protocols for the positioning of TV equipment following the Caulfield Cup debacle that caused the late scratching of hot fav Maldivian.

Stewards found that unauthorised TV equipment was responsible for the cut on Maldivian's neck. Chief steward Des Gleeson says the equipment was incorrectly placed above the number one starting stall.

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« 2007-Oct-24, 09:30 AM Reply #16 »
MALDIVIAN SCRATCHING INQUIRY from Racing Victoria

RVL logo.jpgRacing Victoria Limited's Director of Integrity Services Des Gleeson has released details of the inquiry into the late scratching of hot favourite Maldivian from the BMW Caulfield Cup.

1.                  On Saturday, 20 October 2007, prior to the start of the Caulfield Cup, Maldivian became fractious in the barrier and reared on several occasions. It was noticed that Maldivian had a laceration on his head/neck high to the off side. Maldivian was taken from the stalls and inspected. Maldivian was subsequently scratched by order of the Stewards on vet’s advice.

2.                  Following the race, the Stewards ordered an inspection of Maldivian’s stall.  A microphone transmitter enclosed in PVC piping was observed clamped to a support beam on the top right of the stall. Photographic and video evidence was taken of the stall and the transmitter.

3.                  The transmitter and attached clamp were removed from the stall. The clamp consisted of opposing pairs of parallel metal prongs. The pairs could be tightened together by use of a screw mechanism. One of the prongs was observed to be bent inwards. A small amount of dried blood was observed on the inside of the prong.

4.                  The Stewards were unaware at the time of how the transmitter came to be placed in the position in which it was placed.

5.                  Sportscolour have informed the Stewards that the equipment (which includes both a microphone and transmitter) provides enhanced barrier audio for television coverage and has been used by them on days when there is free to air TV coverage of race meetings.

6.                  The Stewards reviewed videos of previous free-to-air race meetings at Caulfield to confirm the position of the transmitter on the barriers. Available evidence from last year’s spring carnival and this year’s autumn carnival indicates that the equipment has not previously been placed within the starting stalls, but either at the extreme top of the stalls, or on the inside of the unused inside barrier.

7.                  The Stewards interviewed various Sportscolour staff and contractors to ascertain how the transmitter came to be installed within the barrier stalls on Caulfield Cup day without any approval being given by the Stewards.

8.                  The Sportscolour staff and contractors have during this investigation informed the Stewards that:

a)                  On Caulfield Guineas day, a Sportscolour contractor was instructed to install the transmitter and to seek the approval of the Stewards regarding its positioning;

b)                  The contractor was running out of time to install the transmitter for the first race and so requested that his supervisor to contact the Stewards;

c)                  No Sportscolour employee or contractor subsequently contacted the Stewards;

d)                  The contractor, not having heard anything further, installed the transmitter and sought and gained the approval of the Melbourne Racing Club starter, Doug McLure regarding the positioning of same;

e)                  Sportscolour staff then removed the transmitter and re-installed the transmitter in a similar position for Caulfield Cup day.

9.                  Melbourne Racing Club starter, Doug McLure has informed the Stewards that he did see the transmitter location on Caulfield Guineas day and considered it to be a low risk. Part of Doug McLure’s race day duty is to ensure that the barriers are in safe condition.

10.              Neither Doug McLure, nor any Sportscolour staff contacted the Stewards on Caulfield Guineas day, Caulfield Cup day, or in the intervening week to discuss the position of the transmitter.

11.              Racing Victoria will conduct a review of the circumstances surrounding the incident with both Sportscolour and the starter, Mr Doug McLure.



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