Darwin Turf Club: 21/11/2020
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True Position
Stewards: R Hamilton (Chairman), D Hensler, S Copelin, P Carrol, S O’Brien, D Garnham (Clerk of Scales), K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Stable compliance: R Hamilton, S Copelin
Stable surveillance: B Souter
Veterinary: Howard Springs Veterinary Clinic
Number of Races: 4
Number of Runners: 25
Stakes Paid: $75,500
Race 1: 0-64 1200m
ALLASAK (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.
LOOKING FOR YOU (A Lindsay) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped at the start.
1ST LOOKING FOR YOU 2ND PAPALET 3RD RECORDING TO WIN
Race 2: BMNT 1200m
Stewards interviewed trainer P Cole in relation to the riding instructions he intended to issue as his stable had multiple runners in the event.
VUNIVALU (W Davis) – Following the unplaced performance rider reported that in his opinion the gelding did not appreciate racing in consecutive weeks.
WICKED PROMISE (S Tsaikos) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST SALTY 2ND WEAPON 3RD DIVINE RED
Race 3: Class 2 1200m
CRAZY LAD (J Todd) – Prior to the start of this event the starter requested a veterinary examination of this gelding. A subsequent veterinary examination revealed the gelding was lame in the off fore leg. The gelding was subsequently withdrawn by order of the Stewards at 4.19pm. The following deductions were applicable to all successful bets placed prior to 4.19pm.
EXACT REPLICA 14c win 14c place
DIZZY MISS LIZZY 8c place
SAVASPUR 8c place
Trainer G Lefoe was advised he must present a veterinary clearance for the gelding prior to racing again.
SHE SHINES BRIGHT (S Tsaikos) – Race wide for the majority of the race. Momentarily impeded from heels near the 100m.
1ST EXACT REPLICA 2ND DIZZY MISS LIZZY 3RD SAVASPUR
Race 4: 0-58 1100m
GOD’S PENNY (K Gladwin) – When questioned regarding the unplaced performance rider advised that whilst the gelding was having its first start on the track his mount failed to muster any early speed and raced wide in running and failed to finish the race off as anticipated. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities.
ISLAND DANCER – (P Denton) – Raced wide throughout.
CRAZY SUSPECT - (A Lindsay) – Crowded between runners at the start. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding had sustained a laceration to the near fore leg.
1ST BLUE JEAN BABY 2ND MINT ON MOSLEY 3RD EOKALIO
Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre-race samples were taken from. LOOKING FOR YOU, WICKED PROMISE, WEAPON, COMOGLI, GOD’S PENNY and ISLAND DANCER
Embargos & Warnings
Race 2 – CRAZY LAD – lame off fore - vet clearance required.