Saturday, 26th August 2017 (Adelaide River)

Track: Good 3
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), S Copelin
Deputy Stewards: P Carrol (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 27
Stakes Paid: $73,000

Race 1: 0 - 64 Handicap 1000m

NICCOROSSA (W Davis) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Raced wide throughout.

BROOKTON ICE (P Crich) – Bumped and crowded at the start.

Race 2: Maiden Plate 1000m

BAGGINS (W Davis) – Bumped at the 550m. Shifted ground outwards over the final 100m.

DESTINY OF STEEL (P Shiers) – Tightened for room and checked near the 500m.

IWAUNA (V Arnott) – Slow into stride. Raced wide throughout.

ON A GOOD NOTE (P Crich) – Lay outwards and bumped another runner at the 550m.

General – On inquiry jockey P Crich (ON A GOOD NOTE) pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under AR137(a) with the specifics being that near the 500m he permitted his mount to shift inwards when insufficiently clear resulting in DESTINY OF STEEL (P Shiers) being tightened for room and checked by its rider. Jockey P Crich had his license to ride in races suspended for 1 NT meeting to expire after 2 September, 2017.

Race 3: 0 - 70 Handicap 1200m

TIPSY ON RED (W Davis) – Raced wide on straightening.

SENIOR COUNCIL (C Spry) – Commenced awkwardly and lost ground.

SASSY RHONDA (V Arnott) – Impeded for clear running passing the 200m.

LUNAR JOY (P Crich) – Lay outwards between the 600m and the 400m.

General – Stewards permitted jockey C Spry to ride SENIOR COUNCIL at 1.5kgs overweight as there was no other rider available to ride at the allotted weight.

Race 4: TROBIS BM54 Handicap 1200m

IDALIA'S DREAM (P Shiers) – Raced wide in the early and middle stages.

CRESTA CHROME (J Todd) – Returned having bled from the right nostril. Trainer P Cole was advised of the provisions of AR53.

MELANION (C Spry) – Slow into stride.

CHICA CALIENTE (V Arnott) – Raced wide from the 600m.


Swab samples were taken from all winners.






Race 2 – Jockey P Crich was suspended for 1 NT meeting (careless riding)


Race 4 – CRESTA CHROME bled one nostril

D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards

Stewards Reports

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