Darwin Turf Club: 06/03/2020
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True Position
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, S Copelin, P Carrol, S O’Brien (Clerk of Scales), K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Stable Compliance: R Hamilton, S Copelin
Veterinary: Howard Springs Veterinary Clinic
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 33
Stakes Paid: $94,000
Race 1: 3&4YO BMNT 1300m
KALMAR (J Todd) – Commenced with its head up.
TREBLA (K Gladwin) – Trainer subsequently reported that the gelding required treatment for an ulcerated eye.
MR BOOMJANGLES (P Denton) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST YULONG AWESOME 2ND RECORDING TO WIN 3RD MR BOOMJANGLES
Race 2: BM76 1300m
SMUGGLING (W Davis) – Held up rounding the home turn and taken outwards across heels to secure a clear run leaving the 250m.
PINZU (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride. Returned with a laceration to the near hind coronet band.
KIFAAH (B Davis) – Commenced awkwardly. Rider reported that his saddle shifted at the start and placed him at a disadvantage in running.
CHARLIE CAT (K Gladwin) – Commenced awkwardly.
1ST SMUGGLING 2ND HIGH COST 3RD LET’S CELEBRATE
Race 3: BM54 1200m
TACITUS (J Todd) – Dwelt at the start.
ESKHARA (P Denton) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST LOOKING FOR YOU 2ND FIRE ’N’ ICE 3RD PRINCESS LEAH
Race 4: Cl2 1100m
PASEETO (J Todd) – Raced wide throughout.
CINOMENM (T Treichel) – Raced wide on straightening. When questioned regarding the improved performance trainer advised that in addition to dropping back in class today the mare had benefited from the addition of pacifiers as in his opinion it had not appreciated the kickback in recent performances.
1ST CINOMENM 2ND PASEETO 3RD EXTRACTION
Race 5: 0-64 1100m
Stewards interviewed trainer G Lefoe in relation to the riding instructions he intended to issue as his stable had multiple runners in the event.
NO ALIBI (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly.
IMA PUPPET (P Denton) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST KAPTAN APOLLO 2ND LOTS OF COIN 3RD IMA PUPPET
Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre-race samples were taken from HIGH COST, FIRE ‘N’ ICE, ESKHARA, PASEETO, DENTARA & MCINTYRE.
Race 5 – Jockey J Todd reprimanded for a whip breach AR132(7)(a)(ii)
Race – Jockey R Vigar fined $350 for a whip breach AR132(7)(a)(ii)
Embargos & Warnings
Chairman of Stewards