Adelaide River S.S.R.C.: 01/06/2019
Weather: Fine Track: Good 3 Rail: True Position
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, A Napier, S Copelin, P Carrol (Clerk of Scales),
K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Stable Compliance: A Napier, S Copelin
Veterinary: Howard Springs Veterinary Clinic
Number of Races: 7
Number of Runners: 40
Stakes Paid: $135,500
Race 1: BM54 1200m
DAISLEY (W Davis) – Raced wide from the 800m.
JOSIAH (B Huppatz) – Lay outwards through the middle stages and as a result raced in restricted room between runners rounding the home turn.
1st TIGER TRAP 2nd BAGGINS 3rd DAISLEY
Race 2: BMNT 1200m
EL TORANADO (D Morgan) – Mistrode at the 300m.
EINSTEIN MAGIC (V Arnott) – Following the unplaced performance a post race veterinary examination revealed no significant abnormalities.
AMERICAN MUSCLE (S Wiseman) – Steadied passing the 600m.
MOORE ALPHA (J Todd) – Steadied racing into the 1000m turn.
HOWDEE (B Huppatz) – Commenced awkwardly.
1st EL TORANADO 2nd AMERICAN MUSCLE 3rd MOORE ALPHA
Race 3: Maiden 1200m
COUNT OF ESSEX (S Wiseman) – Crowded at the start. Bumped outwards passing the 600m.
ZIGZAGZOU(W Davis) – Crowded at the start. Carried outwards and as a result checked from heels passing the 600m.
DUNKIRK (M Hart) – Commenced awkwardly and raced keenly in the middle stages.
THE TICKETMAN (B Huppatz) – Raced wide from the 600m.
YULONG AWESOME (P Shiers) – Brushed the running rail passing the 600m and became unbalanced bumping with another runner.
CAITLINS ANGEL (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly and veered inwards losing ground.
1st EXTRACTION 2nd YULONG AWESOME 3rd DUNKIRK
Race 4: 0-58 1000m
DUBAWI SNIPER (V Arnott) – Returned with a minor laceration to the near hind leg.
THE MAILMAN (M Hart) – Commenced awkwardly and veered inwards at the start.
THE TRUMP TRAIN (M Lawrence) – Commenced awkwardly and struck the barrier petition. Apprentice reported that after pushing her mount along in the early stages it then felt amiss in its action and took no competitive part in the event from thereon. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Trainer P Johnston was advised that the gelding must barrier trial to the satisfaction of the Stewards prior to racing again.
WAWRINKA (S Wiseman) – Slow into stride.
1st DUBAWI SNIPER 2nd EDGE OF CHAOS 3rd THE MAILMAN
Race 5: 0-70 1000m
TORCHBEARER (C Spry) – Shifted outwards under pressure over the final 100m and contacted with another runner over the concluding stages.
CULZEAN (P Shiers) – Bumped at the 800m and raced wide throughout. Cast three plates in running.
DELTA DOR (M Lawrence) – Raced wide from the 500m. Contacted by another runner over the concluding stages.
JAILHOUSE ROCK (S Wiseman) – Commenced awkwardly.
DANCERS KIN (J Todd) – Bumped at the 800m.
1st DELTA D'OR 2nd TORCHBEARER 3rd CULZEAN
Race 6: 0-64 1600m
General - Prior to the declaration of correct weight, the Stewards reviewed the patrol footage of the start. It was established that DIVISIONAL reared as the start was effected and lost several lengths and although a barrier attendant did have hold of the geldings’ bridle, the Stewards were of the opinion that this did not result in it being denied a fair start and correct weight was declared.
DIVISIONAL (M Hart) – Unsettled in the barriers prior to the start. Reared at the start and lost ground.
ALITAKA (V Arnott) – Lay inwards when tested with the whip passing the 200m.
1st ZAP 2nd ALITAKA 3rd STRATEGIC JEUNY
Race 7: Adelaide River Cup 1600m
THE WILD SIDE (J Todd) underwent a veterinary at the request of its rider and was subsequently declared a late scratching at 5.05pm by order of the Stewards when found to be lame in the off hind leg. Stewards ordered all bets placed on THE WILD SIDE to be refunded and the following deductions were applicable to successful wagers placed prior to 5.05pm: FLYING TORMENTA 11c win 15c place
METALLIC CROWN 14c place
Trainer P Cole was advised that he must present a veterinary clearance for the mare prior to racing again.
ELECTRIC CRIMSON (V Arnott) – Hung outwards in running. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be lame in the off fore leg. Trainer D Leech was advised that he must present a veterinary clearance for the gelding prior to racing again.
METALLIC CROWN (S Wiseman) – Lay outwards rounding the 1400m turn.
1st FLYING TORMENTA 2nd METALIC CROWN 3rd TACITURN
Swab samples were taken from all winners.
Race 6 – V Arnott reprimanded for a whip breach AR132(7)(ii)
Embargos & Warnings
Race 4 – THE TRUMP TRAIN must barrier trial
Race 7 – THE WILD SIDE vet clearance required
Race 7 – ELECTRIC CRIMSON vet clearance required
Chairman of Stewards