Tennant Creek Racing Club Inc: 18/05/2019
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), D Hensler, B Lysaght
Clerk of the Scales: B Watling
Judge: C Flattum
Number of runners: 42
Stakes paid: $ 117,000
Race 1 Marlow Canete & Associates Class 2 Handicap 1200 metres
HOLOGRAM (R Vigar) – Raced a little ungenerously from the 1000m to the 800m. Rider reported that the gelding resented the kick-back whilst racing along the rails.
BAGGINS (V Arnott) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure from the top of the straight.
PRINCESS LEAH (D Morgan) – Commenced very awkwardly and knuckled on jumping causing its rider to become unbalanced losing both stirrups and unable to ride his mount competitively throughout the race.
DREAM PASSENGER (L Crow) – Slow into stride.
1ST KNIGHT’S HELMET 2ND BAGGINS 3RD REMODIFY
Race 2: Barkly Pluming Services Handicap 1100 metres
VIOTTI (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly losing ground.
GOD FORBID (W Davis) – Steadied off heels at the 900m whilst racing forward.
WAWRINKA (V Arnott) - Knuckled on jumping.
1ST RAZOR TIME 2ND VIOTTI 3RD WAWRINKA
Race 3: Remote Concrete NT Trobis Maiden Plate 1000 metres
BETLEY (J Todd) – Commenced slow into stride.
HURRY HOME HARRY (T Brummell) – Knuckled on jumping.
MODERNA’S ARROW (D Morgan) – Bumped at the start.
KUMMERLINGS (L Crow) – Slow into stride and bumped.
SATIN ROAD (V Arnott) – Raced wide entering into the straight.
1ST HURRY HOME HARRY 2ND BETLEY 3RD KUMMERLINGS
Race 4: Devils Marbles Hotel Handicap 1450 metres
ISLE OF LIGHT (B Davis) – Bumped at the start and knuckled slightly.
DUVET (R Vigar) – Commenced awkwardly.
SHOAL RIVER (L Crow) – Slow into stride bumping with runner.
BIANCONI’S SON (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly.
FRANULA (T Brummell) –Commenced awkwardly.
1ST ISLE OF LIGHT 2ND EXONERATE 3RD BIANCONI’S SON
Race 5: Denis Staunton Memorial Cup 1200 metres
QUANTUM DOT (D Morgan) – Bumped on jumping.
FEDERAL COURT (B Davis) – Bumped on jumping. Inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn.
SABAI SABAI (W Davis) – Commenced awkwardly losing ground.
SECRET CHARGE (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly knuckling slightly.
1ST QUANTUM DOT 2ND FEDERAL COURT 3RD COLDROCK
Race 6: Carlton Mid Tennant Creek Cup 1600 metres
AMERICAN STAR declared a non starter acting under AR204(1) when fractious in the barriers and rearing getting front leg caught on gate as the start was effected losing considerable ground. A post-race veterinary examination of the gelding failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities or injuries from the mishap.
Stewards ordered that all bets wagered on AMERICAN STAR were to be refunded with the following betting deductions applicable to all successful wagers.
LOTION 5c win 7c place
WICKED PROMISE 11c
LOUD ENOUGH 14c
THAT’S JUSTIFIED (R Vigar) – Commenced awkwardly.
LOTION (B Davis) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST LOTION 2ND WICKED PROMISE 3RD LOUD ENOUGH
All riders breath tested for the detection of alcohol.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Suspensions – Nil
D Morgan unable to ride at his required MRW.
AMERICAN STAR (barrier trial)
Fines – Nil