Sunday 22nd July 2018
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, B Lysaght
Deputy Stewards: W Preston (Deputy) Assistants to the Stewards: M Smith, N Westover
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 48
Stakes Paid: $ 82,500
Race 1 Mecure Alice Springs Resort Handicap 1200m
REWARDABLE (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride.
SORRY I AM RAZOR (R Vigar) – Commenced awkwardly.
REWARD FOR RICHES (W Kerford) – Commenced awkwardly.
OUTPUT (J Lyon) – Was found to have bled from both nostrils on returning to scale. Whilst trainer L Whittle advised that the gelding would now be retired, she was advised of her obligations under AR53A(4)(b).
ON A GOOD NOTE (J Gibbons) – Raced wide throughout.
DANOXIE (J Todd) – Raced wide throughout. Steadied off heels at the 350m whilst endeavouring to obtain clear running.
Race 2: Landmark Handicap 1100m
OUR TROLLEY DOLLY (B Huppatz) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
ANOTHER MAN’S LOSS (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner. Shifted out abruptly shortly after jumping.
OL’ BLUE EYES (C Johnson) – Bumped with runner on jumping.
RED SCIMITAR (S Fawke) – Bumped with runner on jumping. Momentarily held up for clear running approaching the 1000m.
SHAMPERS (L Crow) – Bumped with runner on jumping. Taken outwards by another runner shortly after jumping and as a result had to steady off the heels of another runner.
ELLISON (S Tsaikos) – Raced wide throughout.
Race 3: B&S Home Timber & Hardware Handicap 1100m
COLDROCK (R Vigar) – Slow into stride.
ZOCALOS (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly and attempted to buck shortly after. Raced wide throughout. Trainer in care G Cooke, was advised that a warning had been placed on the gelding.
LUNA METEOR (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
DANCING POETESS (D Tourneur) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure down the length of the straight.
Race 4: Ladbrokes Handicap 1600 metres
DOON BUGGY (C Johnson) – Slow into stride. Inclined to lay inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
DUVET (W Kerford) – Inclined to over race in the early and middle stages of the event.
JAXIM (J Todd) – Steadied off heels into the first turn.
CHIMA (L Crow) – Inclined to over race in the early stages of the event when taken on for the lead.
Race 5: Gillen Club Handicap 1400 metres
BABE IN BOOTS (W Kerford) – Slow into stride.
WALLAMAN (J Todd) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
LET’S DREAM BIG (L Crow) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
BIANCONI’S SON D Morgan) – Slow into stride.
General: As a number of riders were obligated to leave the course immediately due to flight commitments, Stewards intend to interview jockey S Fawke in relation to an incident on route to the barriers in race 4.
Stewards also intend to interview jockey J Lyon into his ride on ANOTHER MAN’S GAIN in race 5.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race sample taken from MAN WITH A PLAN, KILLA MOOVZ, DANOXIE
Race 3 ZOCALOS
Race 1 OUTPUT (1st time bleeder) 3 months
Race 5 apprentice D Morgan (whip breach)
Alice Springs Chief Steward