Darwin Turf Club: 29/08/2020
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True Position
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, S Copelin, P Carrol, S O’Brien, D Garnham (Clerk of Scales), K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Stable Compliance: R Hamilton, S O’Brien
Stable surveillance: B Souter
Veterinary: Howard Springs Veterinary Clinic
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 29
Stakes Paid: $74,000
Race 1: 0-58 1300m
BON AIRE (W Davis) – Bumped at the start.
THE AUDITOR (K Gladwin) – The veterinarian reported that the gelding required treatment post race for an ulcerated right eye.
GRINZINGER BREW (V Arnott) – Bumped and buffeted at the start.
CLASSY LAD (A Lindsay) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Raced wide throughout.
SCHILLERTIN (T Treichel) – Slow to muster early speed.
1ST MY TRADITION 2ND SCHILLERTIN 3RD BON AIRE
Race 2: BM54 1100m
TOTAL FAITH (V Arnott) – Rider reported that her mount resented the kickback and as a result lost momentum passing the 700m.
1ST PAPALET 2ND EXTOLMENT 3RD EOKALIO
Race 3: 0-64 1000m
HATTAN MAN (S Tsaikos) – Bounded at the start. Raced wide throughout.
EL SICARIO (P Shiers) – Commenced awkwardly.
TWILIGHT MANEUVER (A Lindsay) – Raced wide throughout.
GOOD TO BE GREAT (W Davis) – Returned having bled from both nostrils. Trainer P Cole was advised of the provisions of AR79.
1ST HOPE YA DON’T MIND 2ND TORNADO OF SOULS 3RD PATRIOT DAY
Race 4: BM76
Stewards interviewed trainer G Clarke in relation to his riding instructions as his stable had multiple runners in this event.
SUPER BRYAN (A Nicholls) – Raced wide throughout.
ANOTHER BIT (J Todd) – Slow into stride. Rider reported that after missing the start his mount failed to muster early speed despite his efforts and then commenced to resent the kickback racing into the first turn. He explained that when taken outwards leaving the 600m the gelding responded to his urgings and made up ground in the home straight.
COLHOUN (A Lindsay) – Commenced awkwardly.
1ST KRONOS 2ND I’M TOO HOT 3RD COLHOUN
General – Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from MY TRADITION, CLASSY LAD, EXTOLMENT, PATRIOT DAY, HELFUCHI & COLHOUN
All jockeys were subject to alcohol breath testing prior to riding.
Embargos & Warnings
Race 3 – GOOD TO BE GREAT bled 1st time (3 month embargo)
Chairman of Stewards