Tuesday, 25th April 2017

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), L Twomey, R Hamilton, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: S Copelin (Deputy), Z Gooden (Deputy), A Napier (Stable Compliance), T Schroter (Assistant to the Stewards), L Ross (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 37
Stakes Paid: $108,250

Race 1: 0 - 70 Handicap 1300M

THE PRESTIGE (V Arnott) - Bumped at the start.

BUSH CHOOK (M Tyndall) - Bumped at the start.

FLAMES OF LIFE (W Davis) - Commenced awkwardly.

Race 2 -0 - 64 Handicap 1200M

TIPSY ON RED (W Davis) - Raced wide throughout.

WISEN UP (P Shiers) – Bumped heavily and was unbalanced passing the 350m.

MERVEILLE (Richie Oakford) – Lay inwards rounding the home turn and consequently bumped with another runner near the 350m.  Continued to lay inwards in the straight with its rider having difficulty fully testing his mount in the run to the finish.  As the gelding has now raced in this manner at consecutive starts, trainer L Walling-Denton was advised the gelding must barrier trial to the satisfaction of the Stewards prior to racing again.

DANCE THE BEAT (V Arnott) – Slow into stride.

Race 3 – Trobis Class 2 Handicap 1200M

ON YOUR WAY (V Arnott) - Commenced awkwardly.

VIOTTI (R Oakford) - Commenced awkwardly getting its head in the air and as a result lost ground.

CULLINAN (P Roff) - After being kicked by another runner behind the barriers the horse underwent a veterinary examination and was cleared to compete.  Raced wide throughout.

MIGHTY TAX (F Bergstrand) - Required its bridle to be refitted behind the barriers which delayed the start.

BE COOL YOLANDER (M Tyndall) – Shifted inwards abruptly under pressure near the 250m.

Race 4 - Weight For Age 1100m

AFRICAN PULSE (P Shiers) – Carried inwards at the start.

FAMOUS FINNISH (V Arnott) - Raced wide for majority of the event.

FIRST DRAFT (P Roff) – Slow into stride.

RED MAGNET (C Spry) - Commenced awkwardly.

SECOND BASE (S Altieri) - Raced wide throughout.

STILL A LADY (W Davis) - Commenced awkwardly and shifted inwards at the start.

Race 5 - 0 - 58 Handicap 1000M

KING KAZOU (Richie Oakford) – Cast his near hind plate in running.

ALTO LAGO (V Arnott) – Slow into stride.

HOWDEE (S Altieri) – Raced wide throughout.


Post race samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from FLAMES OF LIFE, BUSH CHOOK, MIGHTY TAX, BENGALI, CULLINAN & FREEDOMS.


Trainer G Lefoe, was fined $200 for a breach of AR175(k) for negligence in failing to present the treatment records for his runners engaged to compete after being requested to do so by the Stewards.

Race 3 – Jockey C Spry – Fined $200 for a breach of AR120(b) for accepting a ride when overweight.

Race 5 – PARKINGSON, Trainer G Lefoe was fined $20 for the use of club colours (NT121).


Race 4 - Jockey S Altieri was reprimanded for a whip breach under AR137A(5)(a)(ii).




Race 2 – MERVEILLE lay inwards and must barrier trial satisfactorily.

D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards

Stewards Reports

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