Saturday, 20th August 2016

Track: Firm 2
Penetrometer: n/a
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, A Napier, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: S Copelin (Deputy), Z Gooden (Deputy), L Ross (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 30
Stakes Paid: $70,000

Race 1: 0-64 Handicap 1000m

I WROTE THE BOOK (F Bergstrand) – Slow into stride.

Race 2 – BMNT Handicap 1000m

NEAT FEAT (B Davis) – Made contact with the gates when being loaded and after undergoing a subsequent veterinary examination was cleared to compete. Lay outwards through running.

PERFECT PAUSE (K Gladwin) – The Club Veterinarian reported that the mare was treated post race for a bout of colic.

DYLETTA (M Tyndall) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced ungenerously in running and shifted inwards near the 400m and after contacting another runner became unbalanced when being corrected by its rider and lost ground.

BELLE EZ (W Davis) – Tightened for room between runners at the start.

ALPHABETIC (K Cross) – Bumped, tightened for room and checked near the 400m.

General – On inquiry it was established that near the 400m DYLETTA (M Tyndall) when racing ungenerously shifted in abruptly and bumped with ALPHABETIC (K Cross) resulting in interference to both runners.

Race 3 – Class B Trobis Handicap 1000m

DIRECT ATTACK (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride.

SUPER SWIFT (M Tyndall) – Proved difficult to load. Brushed with another runner at the 100m.

MY COLLEAGUE (F Bergstrand) – Brushed with another runner at the 100m.

ROADBELLS (B Davis) – Raced uncompetitively and was eased down in the straight. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be lame in the near hind leg. Trainer S Clarke was advised that the he must present a veterinary clearance and the gelding must barrier trial to the satisfaction the Stewards prior to racing again.

Race 4 – 0-70 Handicap 1200m

PENDLES (R Oakford) – Steadied when unable to improve passing the 600m.

QUANTUM DOT (B Davis) – Fractious in the barriers prior to the start.

SET FOR A BUNDLE (M Tyndall) – Bumped shortly after the start.

TIPSY ON RED (W Davis) – Shifted in and bumped another runner shortly after the start.Raced wide throughout.

REDOUTE’S EMPIRE (B Huppatz) – Raced wide throughout.

Race 5 – 0-58 Handicap 1200m

No racing incidents to report.


Swab samples were taken from all winners.








Race 3 – ROADBELLS requires a vet clearance and must barrier trial.

D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards

Stewards Reports

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