Darwin Turf Club: 12/12/2020
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True Position
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, P Carrol, S O’Brien (Deputy), R Shiers (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: 5
Number of Runners: 33
Stakes Paid: $90,300
Race 1: BM54 1300m
SAVASPUR (B Huppatz) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.
COMOGLI (P Denton) – Bumped at the start.
1ST CUBAN MINT 2ND RECORDING TO WIN 3RD SAVASPUR
Race 2: 0-64 1200m
COLHOUN (A Lindsay) – Bumped at the start.
LOOKING FOR YOU (W Davis) – Bumped at the start. Raced wide throughout.
ARFA CROWN (B Huppatz) – The near side winker detached from the bridle passing the 1050m.
1ST PAPALET 2ND PATRIA 3RD LOOKING FOR YOU
Race 3: 0-70 1100m
Stewards interviewed trainer G Clarke regarding his riding instructions bearing in mind his stable had multiple runners in this event.
DON’T WAIT (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced wide throughout.
1ST DIVINE RED 2ND AUTOCRATIC 3RD PATRIOT DAY
Race 4: Class 2 1100m
Due to multiple incidents behind the barriers the start time of this event was delayed approximately 5 minutes.
MAGIC CODY (P Denton) – Unsettled in the barriers and reared dislodging the rider. The gelding was removed from the barriers and after undergoing a veterinary examination was cleared to compete. Proved difficult to reload into the barriers. Trainer L Walling-Denton was advised that a warning would be placed on the geldings’ barrier behaviour. Slow into stride. Raced ungenerously in the early and middle stages. Cast the near fore plate in running.
EXACT REPLICA (A Lindsay) – Unsettled and reared in the barriers prior to the start. The mare was removed from the barriers and after undergoing a veterinary examination was cleared to compete. Apprentice A Lindsay was examined by the Paramedics and cleared to ride. Cast the off fore plate in running.
DEFENCE ATTORNEY (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly.
SHE SHINES BRIGHT (W Davis) – Raced wide throughout.
SHAGHAI SHAKER (B Huppatz) – Underwent a veterinary examination upon arrival at the barriers and was cleared to compete.
1ST DIZZY MISS LIZZY 2ND WHITEMORE 3RD EXACT REPLICA
Race 5: 0-58 1000m
SHUDAPUTARINGONIT (P Denton) – Bumped heavily at the start.
TOTAL FAITH (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Raced wide throughout.
1ST EOKALIO 2ND FAMILJA 3RD DANCER’S KIN
Swab samples were taken from all winners. Pre-race samples were taken from RECORDING TO WIN, A ROMAN ROAD, AUTOCRATIC, MAGIC COADY, WHITEMORE & FAMILJA
Embargos & Warnings
Race 4 MAGIC CODY – warning for barrier manners
Chairman of Stewards