Sun 14th February 2016
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
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