Sunday 19th March
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, B Lysaght, B Watling
Deputy Stewards: Officials: N Westover Clerk of the Scales: A Korman Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum, Z Butcher
Number of Races: 6
Number of Runners: 36
Stakes Paid: $86,500
Race 1 Labrokes Handicap 1000 metres
RAZOR RACING (M Hart) – Slow into stride
SPIRIT OF ALICE (F Bergstrand) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
THAT’S JUSTIFIED (C Spry) – Bumped with runner on jumping
Race 2: Welcome Baby Moody Handicap 1200 metres
This race was delayed several minutes whilst ambulance officers attended to a stable employee who had been kicked by a horse.
ASH GREY (C Spry) – Held up for clear running about the 250m.
HENRY LAD (S Altieri) – Inclined to lay outwards throughout the event.
MALIBU RAIN (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly.
Race 3: Guinness Handicap 1200 metres
TEQUILA RED (C Spry) – Slow into stride.
Race 4: Leaf Clover Handicap 1200 metres
Prior to this race, Stewards interviewed trainer L Lefoe in regards to the riding instructions she intended to give each rider bearing in mind she had 3 runners.
JAVA (K Brooks) – Mistrode about the 650m clipping the heels of another runner and dipping.
REMBRANDT (B Huppatz) – Underwent a veterinary examination on arriving at the barriers and passed fit to start. Bumped with runner on jumping.
LADY PHROMILY (P Denton) – Slow into stride losing ground.
PERFECT PAUSE (L Crow) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
Race 5: Jamesons Run Handicap 1100 metres
FULL MARKS (F Bergstrand) – Commenced awkwardly racing wide throughout and shifting out wider under pressure down the length of the straight.
MASKA (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride.
Race 6: St Patrick’s Cup 1600 metres
PERESSINI (P Denton) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
SENIOR COUNCIL (R Vigar) – Slow into stride and bumped with runner.
BEDISGUISED (M Hart) – Stood a little flat-footed when gates opened and lost some ground.
GRAB FOR POWER (S Altieri) – Steadied off heels into the first turn.
LA LA ROCK (B Huppatz) – Over-raced into the first turn having to steady off heels. Was found to have bled from off-side nostril. Trainer advised of his obligations under AR53A(7).
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race sample taken from ASH GREY, TEQUILA RED, JAVA, EMPTYYAPOCKETS, SENIOR COUNCIL, STRATIGRAPHY
Race 6 LA LA ROCK
Race 6 F Bergstrand $200 whip breach.