Friday 15th April
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), L Twomey, D Westover, A Napier (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 21
Stakes Paid: $50,600
Race 1: 0 -76 Handicap
General: Stewards interviewed trainer C Spry prior to the race in relation to the instructions he intended to issue being in mind that the stable had three runners in the event.
Stewards were satisfied all runners were ridden accordingly.
TEQUILA RED (C Spry) – Stood flat footed at the start and lost several lengths. Had a tendency to lay outwards in the running.
Race 2: TROBIS Class B Handicap 1000m
OH SO JAZZY (C Spry) – Late scratching at 4:36 pm by order of the stewards after getting its head down in the barriers the mare broke through the front gates and completed a lap of the course riderless. Stewards ordered all monies wagered on OH SO JAZZY to be refunded and all monies wagered on the event prior to the withdrawal of OH SO JAZZY to be paid as follows:-
Deductions 1st 2nd
Place 23c 30c
Trainer David Waters was advised a warning would be placed on the mare in relation to it’s barrier manners.
Race 3: BM54 Handicap 1100m
SILVER SEBRING (R Rhodes) – Veered inwards at start.
INFERENTIAL (C Spry) – Raced wide for the majority of the event.
IN VINO VERITAS (W Davis) – Commenced awkwardly.
Race 4: 0 – 64 Handicap 1200m
FRISKY ALBERT (R Rhodes) – Raced wide on straightening.
I WROTE THE BOOK (W Davis) – Knuckled at the start, raced wide throughout.
BAUMKUCHEN (V Arnott) – Bumped at start.
DASH ABOUT (T O’Donnell) – Bumped at start.
A BURST OF ORANGE (N Rose) – Dwelt at the start, raced greenly in running.
Swab samples were taken from all winners and
Race 2 - Jockey N Rose was reprimanded for using his whip on 2 additional occasion than permitted prior to the 100m – AR137A(5)(a)(ii)
Suspensions - Nil
Embargoes – Race 2 OH SO JAZZY – warning barrier manners
NT Chairman of Stewards