Sunday, 2nd July 2017

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Good
Rail: True Position
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurly, B Lysaght, B Watling
Deputy Stewards: N Westover, M Smith Clerk of the Scales: B Watling
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 29
Stakes Paid: $83,000

Race 1 Ladbrokes Handicap 1200 metres

REMBRANDT was a late scratching on veterinary advice at 2:05 after trainer Mr W Savage advised the Stewards that the gelding had some swelling to its near-side hind. Trainer Mr W Savage was advised that prior to that gelding again starting in a race, he must produce a veterinary certificate of soundness satisfactory to the Stewards.

As there was no book-maker on course, deductions were not applicable.

RHYTHM OF CUBA (B Huppatz) – Commenced a little awkwardly. 

Race 2: Tax Time Handicap 1200 metres

HEART OF RED (W Kerford) – Commenced a little awkwardly and inclined to race ungenerously in the early stages getting its head up.

RANDI (R Vigar) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure down the length of the straight.

Race 3: Firecracker Handicap 1100 metres

This event delayed several minutes due to the barriers malfunctioning.

LUNA METEOR (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.

MANHATTAN PRINCE (J Lyon) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and raced wide throughout the event.

Race 4: The Territorian Handicap 1400 metres

SHOOT ‘N’ SCOOT (R Vigar) – Commenced slow into stride.

SWIVET (J Lyon) – Raced wide into the first turn.

Race 5: Camel Cup 15TH July Maiden Plate 1400 metres

ANOTHER MAN’S LOSS (W Kerford) – Commenced awkwardly.

STRATEGIC MAN (J Lyon) – Knuckled on jumping unbalancing its rider who lost his off-side stirrup for a short distance.

Summary

Post-race samples were taken from all winners.

Pre-race sample taken from BEL’S LAD, ANOTHER MAN’S LOSS, STRATEGIC MAN.

Suspensions  

Nil

Embargo

Race 1: REMBRANDT (Veterinary certificate of soundness required)

Reprimands

Race 2: Jockey B Huppatz whip breach (3 over prior to the 100m)

Race 3: Apprentice L Crow whip breach (using whip when clearly winning).

Fines

Nil

D Westover

Stewards Reports

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