Saturday, 15th October 2016
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), L Twomey, R Hamilton, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: L Ross (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 32
Stakes Paid: $70,650
Race 1: TROBIS Class B Handicap 1100m
BROOKLYN (C Spry) – Bumped at the start.
THREE GORGES (K Gladwin) – Bumped at the start. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have an elevated heart rate.
DENY DENY DENY (K Brooks ) – Rider reported that in her opinion the gelding had failed to handle the dirt surface at its first start at the track.
CASH LEAKAGE (B Davis) – Raced wide throughout.POET'S CHOICE (F Bergstrand) – Raced keenly in the early stages until obtaining cover passing the 600m.
Race 2 – Benchmark 74 Handicap 1100m
General: Prior to the race Stewards interviewed trainer G Clarke in relation to the riding instructions he intended to give each jockey bearing in mind his stable had 5 runners in the event.
NEAT FEAT (K Gladwin) – Raced wide throughout and lay outwards rounding the home turn.
SPIRIT OF THE DAWN (C Spry) – Steadied from heels when racing keenly passing the 650m.
GIRLS AWAY (B Huppatz) – Slow to muster early speed.
Race 3 – 0-70 Handicap 1200m
General: Prior to the race Stewards interviewed trainer P Cole in relation to the riding instructions he intended to give each jockey bearing in mind his stable had 3 runners in the event.
BREATHE FREE (K Brooks ) – Raced wide throughout.
Race 4 – 0 – 64 Handicap 1300m
THE CONCORDE (S Altieri) – Bounded at the start. Rider reported that the gelding failed to respond to her urgings and raced in a flat manner. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have an elevated heart rate.
CESTOS (K Gladwin) – Raced wide throughout.
Race 5 – 0-58 Handicap 1200m
AMADEO (B Davis) – Commenced awkwardly.
AUSSIE BOB (S Altieri) – Crowded and tightened for room at the start.
FARAJA (C Spry) – Raced wide throughout.
MAKOWSKY (K Brooks ) – Cast its near hind plate in running.
ECOLANE (K Gladwin) - Raced wide throughout.
CLAIR (M Tyndall) – Rider reported that her saddle shifted slightly rounding the home turn.
NT Chairman of Stewards