Friday 13th April 2018

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: R Hamilton (Chairman), D Hensler, S Copelin,
Deputy Stewards: , P Carroll (Clerk of Scales), K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 36
Stakes Paid: $90500

Race 1: 0-58 1300m

BARTENDER MAN (F Bergstrand) – On returning to scales jockey F Bergstrand reported that her mount felt amiss in its action. A post-race veterinary examination revealed that the gelding was lame in the near fore. Trainer S Lawlor was advised that she must present a vet clearance for the gelding prior to racing again.

FUSAICHI EAGLE (M Hagley) – Raced wide throughout.

MISS ROYALITY (S Ridler) – Eased off heals at the 650m. When questioned regarding this incident rider stated his mount was racing greenly and did not take the turn off the back straight, causing the mare to shift out having to ease from the heels. When contacted regarding the unplaced performance trainer C Pollard advised that the mare had recovered without incident.

Race 2: 0-76 1200m

Stewards interviewed trainer P Cole in regards to the riding instructions he intended to issue bearing in mind his stable had multiple runners in the event.

GRAMMER BOY (B Davis) – Commenced awkwardly.

DREAM PASSENGER (S Ridler) – Slow to muster early speed. Raced wide throughout.

I AM THE FOX (J Lyon) – Slow into stride and bumped another runner.

GERONIMO’S SON (K Gladwin) – Bumped at the start. Race wide throughout.


Race 3: Benchmark 54 1200m

DARK WHIRLWIND (S Ridler) – Rider accidentally dropped his whip at the 150m.

ABLE KEN (J Lyon) – Slow to muster early speed.

MERVEILLE (M Hagley) – Slow into stride


Race 4: Class 2 Handicap 1000m

No incidents to report


Race 5: 0-64 1600m

STACKHOUSE (M Hagley) - On returning to scales Jockey M Hagley reported that her mount felt amiss in its action. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding was lame in the near fore. Trainer C Pollard was advised that he must present a vet clearance for the gelding prior to racing again.


Summary

Post-race samples were taken from all winners and AMIO MIO (8th) in race 1. Pre-race samples were taken from DESXIRI, I AM THE FOX, HEARTZ ABLAZE, ALSOADAMAS & STRATEGIC JEUNY.

Fines

Nil

Reprimands/Warnings

Nil

Suspensions

Nil

Embargos

Race 1 – BERTENDER MAN vet clearance required

Race 5 – STACKHOUSE vet clearance required

R Hamilton

Senior Steward


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