Sun 14th February 2016

Track: Good
Penetrometer: n/a
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, B Lysaght, B Watling
Deputy Stewards: L Spicer, N Westover
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 35
Stakes Paid: $53,500

Race 1 TJ Signs Handicap 1200 metres

LE COMMANDO T Gillett) – Shifted in slightly at the 600m bumping with another runner.

SPINNING CROWN (R Vigar) – Bumped with another runner at the 600m.

ESTAMBUL THIRTEEN (B Huppatz) – Fractious in the barriers and knuckled on jumping.

PAZZIMY (J Cameron) - Bumped with another runner at the 600m.

CORSELETTE (D Pisani) – Rider requested a veterinary examination upon arriving at the barriers and was subsequently passed fit to start.

General: After weighing in for this event, apprentice R Vigar was feeling the effects of the heat and was subsequently examined by the on course medical officers. R Vigar was passed fit to continue and medical officers monitored his condition throughout the day.


Race 2: Van Luenen Diesel Handicap 1200 metres

ADJUSTER (K Gladwin) – Crowded for room on jumping and rounding the home turn bumped on several occasions with another runner.

LE COMMANDANT (S Westover) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and became momentarily unbalanced.

SHORT SHIFT (T Gillett) – Bumped with another runner on several occasions rounding the home turn.

BEEDEEKAY (D Pisani) – Began awkwardly and lost some ground.


Race 3: Outback Crane Hire Handicap 1100 metres

DOUBLE FIVE (K Gladwin) – Dipped shortly after jumping.

BLAZING COMET (T Gillett) – Resented the kickback rounding the first turn and raced ungenerously.


Race 4: Repco Alice Springs Maiden Plate 1000 metres

FLIGHT OF TERROR (J Cameron) – Jumped a little awkward.

PASSING PARADE (M Tyndall) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.

WILADER DIAMOND (B Huppatz) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.


Race 5: Central Australian Removals Handicap 1400 metres

EMMOOKI’S STAR (R Vigar) – Steadied off heels approaching the first turn.

EPONA REBEL (D Pisani) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and was inclined to roll out under pressure over the final 100m.

STREET RELATED (M Tyndall) – Bounded out of the barriers.

FRANKENFURTER (T Gillett) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.


Post-race samples were taken from all winners

Pre-race samples taken from: MYSTIC OBBSESSION, EMMOOKI’S STAR

 

Fines/Suspensions/embargos

Race 1: B Huppatz cautioned 2 extra with 3 and 2 consecutive AR137A(5)(a)(i)(ii)

Race 5: B Huppatz reprimanded failing to ride his mount approaching the end of the race. AR137(b)

Race 5: S Whittle $100 presenting his runner EMMOOKI’S STAR with the incorrect gear AR140A


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