Saturday, 24th June 2017
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), A Napier, R Hamilton, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: S Copelin (Deputy), P Carrol (Betting & Form Analysis), L Ross (Clerk Of Scales) Stable Compliance L Jackson, A Napier
Number of Races: 7
Number of Runners: 69
Stakes Paid: $142,300
General: On inquiry jockey R Vigar was found guilty of a breach of AR175(p) with the specifics being that he did fail to comply with a reasonable direction issued on Wednesday 21 June, 2017 by the DTC Track Supervisor. He was subsequently fined $200.
Race 1: 0-58 HCP – 1100m
GOD FORBID (F Bergstrand) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Raced wide on straightening.
SHUUMATSU (W Davis) – Trainer K Petrick reported that the gelding had been involved in a mishap when being saddled and after undergoing a veterinary examination was cleared to compete.
MALIBU RAIN (S Ridler) – Commenced awkwardly. Commenced to resent the kickback leaving the 900m and raced ungenerously until taken outwards near the 650m.
PONTY (R Vigar) – Dipped at the start and then bumped another runner.
Race 2 - Class 2 HCP – 1000m
YULARA DRIVE (P Shiers) – The veterinarian reported that the gelding returned from the race with respiratory distress.
FREEDOMS (R Oakford) – Commenced awkwardly.
LITTLE JAY JAY (K Bishop) – Raced wide throughout.
CAPTAIN ARCHIE (J Todd) – Cast the off hind plate in running.BLACK ENERGY (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly.
Race 3 – 0-64 HCP – 1600m
FOLK TALES (NZ) (S Brown) – Cast the near fore plate in running.
TOSS AND TELL(NZ) (R Oakford) – Resented the kickback and consequently raced ungenerously through the early and middle stages.
SENIOR COUNCIL (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced wide throughout.
CASH LEAKAGE (W Kerford) – A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have sustained an injury to the near fore tendon. Trainer M Nyhan was advised he must present a veterinary certificate of soundness for the gelding prior to trialling or racing again.
GEE ONE EXPRESS (J Lyon) – Impeded behind the heels of a tiring runner rounding the home turn.
CULLINAN (C Spry) – Yielded ground prior to straightening. Cast the off hind plate in running.
FIRST DRAFT (K Cross) – Slow into stride.
HIGH TEC (NZ) (K Bishop) – Raced wide from the 600m.WICKED PROMISE (F Bergstrand) – Commenced awkwardly.
Race 4 - 0-64 HCP 3-Y-O – 1600m
BILLET DOUX (Z Gibbs) – Raced wide throughout.
RECONNECT (K Cross) – Steadied when racing keenly passing the 1100m.
JACKANORY (C Spry) - Subsequent to the meeting trainer D Leech reported that the gelding had undergone a lung wash and is receiving treatment for a respiratory condition.
BE COOL YOLANDER (R Vigar) – Bumped at the start. Raced wide throughout.CASINO JAKE (R Booth) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.
Race 5 – 3YO Class 6 Handicap – 1300m
DELTA D'OR (Z Gibbs) – When questioned regarding the unplaced performance rider advised that although obliged to race wide throughout he was of the opinion that his mount had raced in a flat manner. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.
BULLION WOLF (P Denton) – Compounded leaving the 600m. A post race veterinary examination revealed to have synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (thumps). Trainer G Kennewell subsequently advised that the gelding had also sustained a laceration to the off fore heel and an abrasion to the near fore leg.
SO POYSED (J Lyon) – Bumped at the start. Bumped with another runner over the concluding stages.
KRUSTY (S Brown) - Bumped at the start. Raced wide in running. Bumped with another runner over the concluding stages.
ARROW LANE (S Ridler) – Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. Severely checked off the heels of a tiring runner leaving the 600m.
CAYMAN NITES (R Vigar) – When questioned regarding the unplaced performance rider reported his mount did not handle the kickback.DU BOIS (B Huppatz) – Buffeted between runners over the concluding stages.
Race 6 – Benchmark 76 Handicap – 1300m
MOON DEVIL (W Davis) – Raced wide throughout.
KAYNO (F Bergstrand) - Raced wide throughout.
LAGO GIRL (J Lyon) – Inclined to lay inwards in the early and middle stages. Subsequent to the meeting trainer D Leech reported that the mare had undergone a lung wash and is receiving treatment for a respiratory condition.DANCING POETESS (R Vigar) – Bumped and impeded near the 1100m. Steadied passing the 700m.
Race 7 – Bernborough Cup – 1000m
HANDSOME TYCOON (R Oakford) – Raced wide in running.
GRACIOUS PROSPECT (J Todd) – Crowded shortly after the start.
BOOGIE WOOGIE MAN (C Spry) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.SUPER ZULU (K Bishop) – Bumped at the start.
Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from MOON DEVIL, BULLION WOLF, JACKANORY, HALOGEM, BE COOL YOLANDA, CHA CHANG, CULLINAN, TOSS AND TELL, FOLK TALES & OUR SWAGMAN.
Jockey R Vigar fined $200 for failing to obey the direction of an official at track work
Race 1 – Trainer G Connor fined $100 for presenting MALIBU RAIN with incorrect gear AR140A(2)
Race 3 – Apprentice S M Brown fined $100 for failing to present his winning rides book AR92Race 3 – Apprentice S M Brown fined $100 for a whip breach AR137A(5)(a)(ii)
Race 4 – Trainer M
Nyham reprimanded for failing to include a girth cover when saddling HALOGEM
Race 3 – CASH LEAKAGE vet certificate required.
NT Chairman of Stewards