Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 23/08/2019
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, W Preston, R Hamilton
Assistants to the Stewards: N Westover
Clerk of the Scales: J Floreani
Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum/L Lysaght
Number of runners: 44
Stakes paid: $ 109,500
Race 1 Ladbrokes Odds Boost Handicap 1200 metres
CYCLONITE (J Todd) – Inclined to lay outwards throughout the event.
THE HUMMEL (B Huppatz) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
URBAN BOURBON (S Wiseman) – Commenced awkwardly. Held up for clear running between the 400m and the 300m.
CADMAN (S Tsaikos) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
HUSSON PARK (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
1ST CADMAN 2ND URBAN BOURBON 3RD CYCLONITE
Race 2: Cummins X12 Handicap 1200 metres
TOFFIATO (D Morgan) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure from the 150m. In the presence of his master Mr G Connor, Stewards reminded rider of his obligations to stop riding and straighten his mounts when they are shifting ground.
MADAM ST CLAIR (W Kerford) – After a disappointing performance, a veterinary examination failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities. Rider advised it raced in a flat manner.
SANDHILL EXPRESS (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly.
LUNCH MONEY (J Todd) – Slow into stride.
1ST TOFFIATO 2ND RAZOR TIME 3RD WOOGIE
Race 3: Cummins X15 Handicap 1200 metres
OUR WITNESS (S Wiseman) – Commenced awkwardly hitting a partition on jumping. Raced wide throughout the event.
OUR TICKETS (L Crow) – Slow into stride. Steadied outwards off heels at the 700m and commenced to race wide thereafter.
QUE PASA (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Shifted outwards for clear running at the 700m.
KEEMON (S Tsaikos) – On arriving at the barriers, underwent a veterinary examination after hitting the running rail on route to the barriers.
NINE CIRCLES (B Huppatz) – Knuckled slightly on jumping bumping with another runner.
REMEMBER RAZOR (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
1ST MIGHTY MICK 2ND OUR WITNESS 3RD OUR TICKETS
Race 4: Cummins Dependability Handicap 1600 metres
DOON BUGGY (J Todd) – Slow into stride.
HENRY LAD (S Wiseman) – Lost ground at the 250m after rider checked off heels when attempting a inside run.
EXACTING (W Kerford) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner and raced wide throughout.
WEATHERVANE (T Gillett) – Ridden hard early to secure the lead. Mistrode at the 300m momentarily unbalancing its rider.
CHIMA (L Crow) – Fractious in the barriers and bumped with another runner on jumping.
BIANCONI’S SON (D Morgan) – Fractious in the barriers.
1ST EXONERATE 2ND GRAB FOR POWER 3RD HENRY LAD
Race 5: Cummins Centenary Class 2 Handicap 1400 metres
BETTER THAN ELLE (T Gillett) – On arriving at the barriers underwent a veterinary examination after hitting the running rail when leaving the mounting yard and was subsequently passed fit to start. Bumped with another runner on jumping and inconvenienced for room between runners shortly after. Raced wide throughout.
RAWTEKK (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
CHOPSTICKS (D Morgan) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
REGAL EAGLE (S Tsaikos) – On returning to scale, was found to have bled from left nostril. Trainer L Whittle was advised that the gelding must gallop satisfactorily in the presence of the Stewards in accordance with AR79.
KUMMERLINGS (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly and knuckled.
FINALS TIME (B Huppatz) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
1ST REGAL EAGLE 2ND FINALS TIME 3RD BLAZING BULLET
Race 6: Cummins Cup 1400 metres
LIVE FAST late scratching at 5:36pm by order of the Stewards after refusing to load.
Trainer advised that prior to again starting in a race, it must barrier trial to the satisfaction of the Stewards and load in a more timely manner.
As no book maker was on course, no deductions were applicable.
AMERICAN STAR (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly.
NEXT GENERATION (S Wiseman) – Slow into stride.
1ST NICCOCO 2ND AMERICAN STAR 3RD RHYTHM OF CUBA
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race samples taken from: RHYTHMICAL, CADMAN, WEATHERVANE, OUR WITNESS, BETTER THAN ELLE, AMERICAN STAR
Suspensions - Nil
Reprimands – Nil
Race 5 REGAL EAGLE one nostril bleeder.
Race 6 LIVE FAST Barrier trial
Race 1 Trainer K Lamprecht $100 presenting runner with incorrect gear. AR 106.
Race 1 Trainer M Nyhan $100 presenting his runner with the incorrect gear AR106.