Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), Mick Hurley, B Lysaght N Westover, M Smith
Deputy Stewards: Clerk of the Scales: C Paine Judge/Asst Judge: CFlattum/Z Butcher
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 23
Stakes Paid: $72,500

Race 1 Mercure Alice Springs Handicap 1200 metres

AMERICAN ICON (L Miller) – Raced wide throughout.

I TOO CAN DANCE (R Hancock) – Steadied off heels at the 800m.

REWARDABLE (L Crow) – Raced ungenerously in the early stages of the event getting its head up.

PRIMERO (W Kerford) – Commenced awkwardly.

Race 2: The Gemcave Melbourne Cup Luncheon Handicap 1100 metres

SUPER BRYAN (L Crow) – Shifted outwards under pressure from the 250m.

DU BOIS (R Handcock) – Underwent a veterinary examination on arriving at the barriers after hitting the gate on entering the track and subsequently passed fit to start. Bumped with another runner on jumping.

PYXIS (W Kerford) – Taken out wide by another runner at the 250m.

HOT DEMAND (N Rudland) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.

TEQUILA RED (T Gillett) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and raced wide throughout.

Race 3: Ladbrokes Handicap 1000 metres

LUNA METEOR (W Kerford) – After a disappointing performance, a veterinary examination failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities.

MITOCHONDRIA (R Handcock) – Commenced awkwardly.

MITIGATE (T Gillett) – Commenced awkwardly.

Race 4: James Boag Handicap 1400 metres

Stewards granted permission for L Miller to replace Z Gibbs as the rider of ENGINE FIFTY FIVE after that rider was found to be overweight.

ENGINE FIFTY FIVE (L Miller) – Slow into stride and eased slightly off heels into the first turn.

LAGO GIRL (R Handcock) – Raced wide from the 600m and inclined to lay inwards under pressure from the 200m.


Post-race samples were taken from all winners.

Pre-race sample taken from : MITIGATE, SUPER BRYAN, LAGO GIRL, I TOO CAN DANCE.










Races 1& 4 Apprentice Z GIBBS $200 x 2. Breaches of AR120(b) for accepting rides for which he was found to be overweight.

Race 1 Apprentice L Crow $200 Whip breach AR137A(5)(a)(ii)

D Westover

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