Saturday, 3rd September 2016

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), A Napier, R Hamilton, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: S Copelin (Deputy), L Ross (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 51
Stakes Paid: $69,200

General: Trainer K Petrick reported that MISTER BLEVAL had bled from both nostrils at track work this morning and will therefore will be subject to the disabilities of AR53A.

Race 1: 0 - 76 HCP 1000M

KING DEJOUR (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced keenly rounding the first turn.

GLOBAL ICON (J Lyon) – Veered outwards at the start.

DYLETTA (K Brooks) – Commenced awkwardly. Cast the off hind plate in running.

Race 2 - TROBIS 0 - 58 HCP 1200M

SOLDIER'S SECRET (F Bergstrand) – Held up for clear running in the early stages of the straight.

ECOLANE (R Vigar) – Crowded and steadied shortly after the start.

VIKING PRINCE (B Davis) – Raced wide throughout. Lay inwards when tested with the whip passing the 100m.

COSMO KING(NZ) (K Gladwin) – Impeded over the concluding stages.

THE WILD SIDE (J Lyon) – Bumped at the start. Raced wide from the 600m.

WANA DECISION (W Davis) – Commenced awkwardly and lost ground. Rider reported his mount resented the kickback and raced greenly in running and as a result shifted in and contacted the running rail near the 600m and became unbalanced. Trainer L Walling-Denton advised that it was her intention to experiment with pacifiers on the gelding in attempt to improve its racing manner.

SHEZA DARK HORSE (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.

ROYALS (M Forder) – Bumped and crowded at the start.

Race 3 - CLASS B HCP 1300M

MYSTERY BLACK (R Oakford) – Raced wide throughout.

KRUPTOR (W Davis) – Bumped at the start.

EFRON (R Vigar) – Slow into stride.

ARRAYANES (J Lyon) – Bumped at the start.

THE ROUGH DIAMOND (M Tyndall) – Commenced to yield ground in the middle stages. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.

ALPHA MATE (S Altieri) – Raced in restricted approaching the 600m and mistrode shortly after.

MAKOWSKY(NZ) (M Forder) – The Club Veterinarian reported post race that the gelding was showing signs of synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (thumps).

General: On inquiry it was established that near the 600m jockey DIRECT ATTACK (K Gladwin) shifted inwards resulting in ALPHA MATE (S Altieri) being held tight for some distance. Jockey K Gladwin was reprimanded for careless riding under AR137(a). Shortly after this incident ALPHA MATE then shifted out and mistrode but Stewards were satisfied that this was not as a result of the interference.

Race 4 - 0 - 70 HCP 1300M

TIPSY ON RED (W Davis) – Raced keenly in the early and middle stages.

AIR STRIKER(NZ) (C Spry) – After compounding in the straight a post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have an elevated heart rate.

SMASHER (F Bergstrand) – Slow into stride. Contacted the running rail passing the 800m.

DANCE THE BEAT (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.

Race 5 - 0 - 64 HCP 1100M

NICCOROSSA (J Lyon) – Bumped at the start. Rider reported that his mount resented the kickback and therefore did not stretch out in the event. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.

DUBLIN LAD (R Vigar) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.


Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from PENDLES, SET FOR A BUNDLE, DANCE THE BEAT, SUNSET STRIP, EFRON, POET’S CHOICE, VIKING PRINCE, ECOLANE & SOLDIER’S SECRET.


Apprentice K Brooks was fined $300 for being unable to claim down to her Minimum Riding Weight in races 1, 3 & 5. ($100 fine imposed for each offence) – AR120(b)

Race 3 – Jockey F Bergstrand was fined $200 for a using her whip on 2 more occasions than permitted prior to the 100m – AR137A(5)(a)(ii)

Race 2 – Trainer C Pollard charged $20 for the use of Club colours


Race 3 – Jockey W Davis reprimanded for using his whip on 1 more occasion than permitted prior to the 100m – AR137A(5)(a)(ii)

Race 3 – Jockey K Gladwin was reprimanded for careless riding – AR137(a)

D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards

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