Sunday 3rd July
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, B Watling
Deputy Stewards: Officials: N Westover Clerk of the Scales: A Korman Judge/Asst Judge: Z Butcher, L Horsfall
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 36
Stakes Paid: $53,500
Race 1 Imparja Handicap 1200 metres
SHIVORO (D Pisani) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
RANDI (B Huppatz) – Inclined to roll in under pressure at the 100m.
MR GOOD LOOKING (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
WEEKENDINALICE (J Beriman) – Steadied off heels at the 700m whilst over racing.
CAPTAIN ANGRY (S McGovern) – Stewards permitted rider to ride 2kgs over weight as no other rider available to make the allotted weight of 55kgs. Slow into stride bumping with another runner.
Race 2: First National Framptons Handicap 1200 metres
TEQUILA RED (R Prest) – Slow into stride and failed to muster early speed.
ZANDERCAN (B Huppatz) – Rider reminded of his obligations to ensure he rides his mounts out to the line.
ESTAMBUL THIRTEEN (M Tyndall) – Inclined to roll in under pressure from the 250m.
Race 3: Red Centre Technology Partners Handicap 1100 metres
COLDROCK (R Prest) – Slow into stride and failed to maintain early speed in the early and middle stages of the event. Trainer expressed the opinion that the gelding had not backed up from last week and he will now space it’s runs.
CELESTIAL ME (J Beriman) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Commenced to shift out from about the 200m causing its rider to stop riding and straighten on several occasions.
I’M A SOLDIER (R Vigar) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
AUSBRED ROYAL (W Kerford) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner. Carried outwards by another runner from the 100m.
WILD RUN (M Tyndall) – Bumped with runner on jumping. Took charge of its rider for a number of strides at the 900m when racing fiercely and getting its head up.
General: Correct weight was delayed after the rider of the second placegetter (AUSBRED ROYAL) requested to see the footage of the final 200m. After viewing the footage correct weight was declared.
Race 4: Lasseters Maiden 1400 metres
APPLE CIDER ALLEY (W Kerford) – Bumped on several occasions with another runner on jumping.SEAFTA (B Huppatz) – Bounded out the barriers and bumped with another runner on several occasions.
Race 5: Royal Flying Doctor Service Handicap 1400 metres
GRANCABRIO ($7.50) was declared a late scratching by order of the Stewards at 5:09 after refusing to load into the barriers. Trainer L Gillett was advised that prior to that gelding again starting in a race, it must barrier trial and proceed to the barriers and load in a timely manner.
Stewards ordered that all wagers placed on GRANCABRIO be refunded. All successful bets placed prior to 5:09pm were subject to the following deductions:-
STRATIGRAPHY 11C win 10C place
CATCHTHERAINBOW 13C place
No third dividend
RIBERA DEL DUERO (R Vigar) – Reared as the gates opened and lost ground.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race sample taken from CATCHTHERAINBOW, RUPERT
GRANCABRIO Barrier trial