Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 27/03/2021
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, W Preston
Assistant to the Stewards: N Westover, S Earls
Swabbing attendant: Caroline Moody
Clerk of the Scales: G Owen/A Korman
Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum/C Walsh
Number of runners: 45
Stakes paid: $ 100,500
General: As jockey J Lyon became unavailable to ride at today’s meeting, the following action was taken:-
Race 1 LIBERTY BLUE A Lindsay replaced J Lyon
Race 2 HARBOUR EXPRESS B Huppatz replaced J Lyon
Race 3 VEXATIOUS BOY B Huppatz replaced J Lyon
Race 4 BLAZING BULLET J Philpot replaced J Lyon
Race 5 SCHILLERTIN W Kerford replaced J Lyon and ROCKFORD FILES scratched as no rider available
Race 6 ZAP B Huppatz replaced J Lyon
Race 1 Red Centre Technology Partners Handicap 1200m
THE STOCKBROKER declared a late scratching at 2:05 by order of the Stewards after hitting the outside fence on route to the barriers, dislodging its rider and completing a lap of the course at a fast pace. Trainer J Carroll was advised that prior to that gelding again starting in a race, he must produce a veterinary certificate of soundness after the gelding was found to have some abrasions to its back legs.
OUR WITNESS declared a late scratching at 2:15 by order of the Stewards after refusing to load. Trainer S Robbins was advised that prior to that gelding again starting in a race, it must barrier trial on two occasions to the satisfaction of the Stewards with the emphasis being on loading in a timely manner.
As no book maker was in attendance, no deductions were applicable to both runners.
BLACK RANGE (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride.
LIBERTY BLUE (A Lindsay) – Inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn.
EXTRACTION (S Tsaikos) – Commenced awkwardly knuckling slightly. Rider reminded of his obligations to ride his mounts out to the finish.
PERUVIAN EXPRESS (W Kerford) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST EXTRACTION 2ND LIBERTY BLUE 3RD MUST BE MOET
Race 2: Povey Stirk Lawyers Handicap 1200m
LORD SMEDLEY (W kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Raced wide throughout.
CYBER INTERVENTION (M Vassallo) – Commenced awkwardly. Commenced to race wide from the 900m.
VALENCIANO (L Crow) – Crowded for room on jumping bumping with another runners.
NORDIC ECLIPSE (J Philpot) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
1ST HARBOUR EXPRESS 2ND BULL MARKET 3RD STAR OF MONSOON
Race 3: Centreline Saddlery Handicap 1000m
BRAZILLANT (C Hunter) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn causing its rider some difficulties. Trainer D Oxlade was advised that a warning had been placed on the gelding and a similar occurrence may result in some action being taken.
COLLIVER (P Denton) – Taken inwards by another runner on jumping and bumping with another runner.
ICON (S Tsaikos) – Slow into stride.
CELTIC BELLE (J Philpot) – Commenced awkwardly shifting inwards bumping with another runner.
NOT APPROVED (M Vassallo) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
1ST HIEMAL 2ND COLLIVER 3RD CELTIC BLUE
Race 4: NT Cattlemans Association Handicap 1000m
SMUGGLING (A Lindsay) – Lay outwards rounding the home turn.
SPIELBERG (S Tsaikos) – Bounded and knuckled on jumping losing some ground and raced wide throughout.
REGAL CAPITAL (P Denton) – Fractious in the barriers and began a little awkwardly.
BLAZING BULLET (J Philpot) – Inclined to lay outwards under pressure rounding the home turn.
1ST ARROGANT MISS 2ND REGAL CAPITAL 3RD BLAZING BULLET
Race 5: Hygain Formula 3 Handicap 1400m
MARSALIS (S Tsaikos) – Slow into stride.
SOUTHERN BOLT (P Denton) – Steadied off heels into the first turn when racing forward.
JUST HANG UP (L Crow) – Slow into stride and raced wide throughout.
SHILLERTIN (W Kerford) – Slow into stride.
KYD ROCK (C Hunter) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
1ST KYD ROCK 2ND ROAD STORM 3RD BEAU'S MY BOY
Race 6: Landbrokes Blended Multi Handicap 1600m
LOTION (S Tsaikos) – Bumped with another runner at the 1200m.
WAYANKA (L Crow) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
CONNERMARA ROSE (J Philpot) – Fractious in the barriers and slow away bumping with another runner.
EL DESPERADO (M Vassallo) – Bumped with another runner at the 1200m.
1ST STEALTHY LUCAS 2ND ZAP 3RD WAYANKA
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race samples was taken from: HARBOUR EXPRESS, SPIELBERG, BRAZILLIANT, BEAU’S MY BOY, BLACK RANGE, WAYANKA
Suspensions - Nil
Race 2 L Crow whip breach
Race 3 BRAZILLIANT
Race 1 THE STOCKBROKER vet certificate
Race 1 OUR WITNESS barrier trial
Fines - nil
Alice Springs Chief Steward