Friday 15th April

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), L Twomey, D Westover, A Napier (Clerk of Scales)
Deputy Stewards:
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

Win  28c 

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. 

Summary

Swab samples were taken from all winners and

Fines

Nil

Reprimands/Warnings

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

D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards


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