Saturday, 2nd September 2017
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, S Copelin
Deputy Stewards: P Carrol (Clerk of Scales), A Johnston (Assistant to the Stewards)
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 32
Stakes Paid: $71,000
Race 1: BM 54 Handicap 1000m
GLOBAL ICON (F Bergstrand) – Dipped at the start
and then bumped with another runner.
BROOKLYN (C Spry) – Bumped at the start.
WILD BRITT (B Davis) – Lay outwards racing into the first turn an as a result was steadied from heels near the 650m. Returned with a self inflicted laceration to the near hind.
SECOND BASE (V Arnott) – Slow into stride. Raced wide on straightening.
General – Stewards opened an inquiry into a report regarding the post race veterinary treatment administered to WILD BRITT. After interviewing trainer G Clarke and veterinarian S Samuelson, the matter was adjourned to allow consideration of the evidence.
Race 2: Class 2 Handicap 1300m
OMBROMANI (W Davis) – Bounded at the start. Lay
outwards in running.
HALOGEM (P Shiers) – Bumped at the start. Slow to muster early speed.
EARLY OPENER (C Spry) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.MICKY (N Evans) – Raced wide throughout.
Race 3: 0 - 64 Handicap 1300m
MURPHY (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.
MAVERICKS (C Spry) – Raced wide from the 600m.
Race 4: TROBIS 0 - 58 Handicap 1200m
REWARD FOR RICHES (C Spry) – Raced wide throughout.
Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from ELDRICK, LA CONSOLIDATA, MICKY & STILL A LADY
NT Chairman of Stewards