Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 30/01/2021
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), D Hensler, M Hurley, W Preston
Assistant to the Stewards: N Westover, S Earls
Swabbing attendant: C Moody
Clerk of the Scales: G Owen, D Hensler
Judge/Asst Judge: C Walsh, R Hamilton
Number of runners: 31
Stakes paid: $99,000
General: As R Vigar was indisposed for today’s meeting, the following rider changes were approved.
Race 2 BROOKLYN - W Kerford.
Race 3 HEART OF RED - D Morgan.
Race 4 NORTHERN FACTOR - C Hunter
Race 5 RAWTEKK - P Denton
Race 6 BLAZING BULLET - W Kerford
Race 1 Gillen Club Handicap 1200m
DATASET (C Hunter) – Slow into stride.
CHOPSTICKS (D Morgan) – Raced keen early.
LORD SMEDLEY (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
DAISLEY (L Crow) – Lay outwards rounding the home turn.
1ST BORLUNG 2ND DATASET 3RD CHOPSTICKS
Race 2: Red Centre Technology Partners Handicap 1100m
No incidents to report.
1ST TOFFIATO 2ND ROCKATOMIC 3RD BROOKLYN
Race 3: Ladbrokes Back Yourself Handicap 1100m
COLLIVER (P Denton) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
ZERLING (J Lyon) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Rider reported that whilst racing on the fence, his mount did not seem to appreciate being inside another runner and despite his urgings was reluctant to stretch out and did not finish off the race as anticipated.
TREDICI (W Kerford) – Failed to muster early speed despite the urgings of its rider and raced wide throughout.
1ST COLLIVER 2ND HEART OF RED 3RD ROAD STORM
Race 4: Hygain-Vale Revell Douglas Maiden Plate 1000m
CHOOSE YOURSELF (J Lyon) – Slow into stride.
NORTHERN FACTOR (C Hunter) – Momentarily crowded for room at the 800m.
TIME FLIES BY (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly.
1ST GUARDIAN 2ND TIME FLIES BY 3RD IAMELLE
Race 5: TDC Refrigeration Handicap 1000m
NORIAYGA (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
RAWTEKK (P Denton) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Lay inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
ANDALE GRINGO (J Lyon) – Knuckled slightly on jumping and raced wide throughout.
SPEEDYCOM (C Hunter) – Commenced a little awkwardly and raced wide throughout.
General: Correct weight for this event was delayed after the rider of the fourth placegetter (SPEEDYCOM) requested to view the photo finish of the event.
1ST RAWTEKK 2ND NORIAYGA 3RD ANDALE GRINGO
Race 6: Scope Building Handicap 1000m
GOLDEN DICE (J Lyon) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
TRYSTOFF (D Morgan) – Crowded for room on jumping.
BLAZING BULLET (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
CYCLONITE (P Denton) – Inclined to lay out rounding the home turn.
ARROGANT MISS (L Crow) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
1ST GOLDEN DICE 2ND CYCLONITE 3RD TRYSTOFF
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race samples was taken from: DATASET, ROCKATOMIC, TREDICI, CHOOSE YOURSELF, ANDALE GRINGO, ARROGANT MISS
Suspensions - Nil
Reprimands - Nil
Warnings – Nil
Embargos - Nil
Race 4 K Petrick $100 presenting her runner with the incorrect gear. AR106.
Alice Springs Chief Steward