Darwin Turf Club: 09/05/2020
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, D Hensler
Veterinary: Howard Springs Veterinary Clinic
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 28
Stakes Paid: $71,000
Race 1: BM54 1200m
BIG JUAN (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride.
AMIGO MIO (P Denton) – Following the poor performance the gelding underwent a veterinary examination and was diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia. Trainer T Harrower was advised that the gelding must compete satisfactorily in a barrier trial and he must obtain a veterinary clearance prior to racing again.
1ST EXTOLMENT 2ND BLACK HAZE 3RD BON AIRE
Race 2: Maiden Div1 1100m
MR AZEEM (Y Valenti) – Bumped at the start. Raced greenly in the early and middle stages. Returned to the enclosure with a shifted near hind plate.
SECLUSION (W Davis) – Raced wide throughout.
MISSARI (V Arnott) – Unsettled in the barriers. Bounded at the start and bumped another runner.
1ST ESCONDIDO 2ND SECLUSION 3RD ESKHARA
Race 3: Maiden Div 2 1100m
CALL ME LEGEND (T Treichel) – Raced wide throughout.
TACITUS (J Todd) – Failed to commence with the field and lost ground. Reluctant to stretch out in running and despite the efforts if the rider failed to race competitively. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. Trainer G Clarke was advised that the gelding must perform satisfactorily in a barrier trial prior to racing again.
1ST CALL ME LEGEND 2ND CRAZY LAD 3RD SALTITO
Race 4: 0-64 1100m
DON’T WAIT (P Shiers) – Commenced awkwardly and lost ground.
THE MONT (V Arnott) – When questioned rider advised that her mount commenced to lay out racing into the first turn and continued through the middle stages and consequently raced wide in the home straight.
NO ALIBI (J Todd) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced ungenerously passing the 700m.
1ST PRINCE PLANET 2ND LOOKING FOR YOU 3RD TWILIGHT MANEUVER
Swab samples were taken from all winners and AMIGO MIO. Pre-race samples were taken from MR AZEEM, CRAZY LAD, TACITUS, SINGLE STORY, ESCONDIDO & THE MONT
Embargos & Warnings
Race 1 – AMIGO MIO must barrier trial and requires a vet clearance prior to racing again
Race 3 – TACITUS must barrier trial prior to racing again
Chairman of Stewards