Saturday 11th March
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, B Lysaght, B Watling
Deputy Stewards: Officials: N Westover Clerk of the Scales: A Korman Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum, Z Butcher
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 33
Stakes Paid: $58,500
Race 1 Blokes Drop-Off Bar Handicap 1200 metres
ALPHA SON (B Huppatz) –Knuckled badly on jumping almost dislodging its rider
RAZOR TIME (C Spry) – After a poor performance, a veterinary examination revealed a small laceration to the off-side fetlock. No follow up examination was required.
LET’S DREAM BIG (L Crow) – Lay inwards under pressure over the final 150m.
RAZOR BURN (F Bergstrand) – Inclined to lay outwards throughout.
Race 2: Patto’s Punters Club Classic Handicap 1100 metres
JONNY AKHATON (B Huppatz) – Raced wide throughout with no cover.
KILLDERKING (W Kerford) – Bumped with runner on jumping and again nearing the finish.
PENNY FACE (M Hart) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
CONTAINMENT (P Denton) – Bounded out of the barriers and failed to muster early speed. Tightened for room when attempting to take a run in-between runners close to the finish bumping with runner.
SCANDLOUS (S Altieri) – Restricted for room in-between runners shortly after jumping. Was found to have pulled up lame and a veterinary examination revealed the filly had bowed a tendon. Trainer Mr G Lefoe advised the filly will now be retired from racing.
Race 3: Lasseters Sprint Day 29TH April Handicap 1000 metres
RAFFINATE (M Hart) – Slow into stride and raced wide into the home turn.
Race 4: Young Guns Party Marquee Handicap 1200 metres
ADJUSTER (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
LADY PHROMILY (L Crow) – Slow into stride and raced wide into the home turn.
Race 5: Landbrokes Cup Handicap 1400 metres
MR GOOD LOOKING (W Kerford) – Slow into stride.
EDIT (C Spry) – Knuckled on jumping.
LA LA ROCK (B Huppatz) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
SWIMMER (F Bergstrand) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
HANTUCHOVA (P Denton) – Steadied off heels into the first turn.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race sample taken from KING OF DIAMONDS, LUNA METEOR, NEVER POINTLESS, MINE CRAFT