Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 21/08/2021
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), M Hurley, W Preston
Clerk of the Scales: A Korman
Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum/G Owen
Assistant to the Stewards: C Walsh
Number of runners: 23
Stakes paid: $ 65,500
General: As jockey C Hunter became indisposed for today’s meeting, the following rider changes were approved:
Race 1 ROUGE RUNNER J Philpot
Race 4 RUN ON J Lyon
Race 1 Vale Emmie Wehr Handicap 1200m
ROGUE RUNNER (J Philpot) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
ALVIN PURPLE (W Kerford) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner and raced wide throughout.
MAUDY (P Denton) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and inclined to lay inwards under pressure from the 200m.
1ST ROUGE RUNNER 2ND MAUDY 3RD COLLIVER
Race 2: Truckies Day next Friday Handicap 1100m
SILENT ICE (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly and raced wide throughout. Cast it’s off side hind plate in running.
BUTTERFINGERS (S Tsaikos) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
KENNETH (B Huppatz) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner. Steadied off heels at the 800m when racing forward and further steadied shortly after when tightened for room.
1ST SILENT ICE 2ND BUTTERFINGERS 3RD RHYTHMICAL
Race 3: Congratulations Premiership Trainer Terry Gillett Handicap 1100m
ROPPONGI (S Tsaikos) – Bumped with another runner on jumping. Shifted outwards under pressure from the 100m.
THE LADIES MAN (W Kerford) – Slow into stride.
ZELRING (P Denton) – Rider reported that when beaten for speed early and getting back, the gelding then resented the kickback before running home well. A veterinary examination of the gelding failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities.
THE AMAZING TAHLIA (J Lyon) – Fractious in the barriers and bumped with another runner on jumping.
ZEDUKI (L Crow) – Raced wide throughout.
1ST ROPPONGI 2ND THE LADIES MAN 3RD ELEMENTAE
Race 4: Ladbrokes Blended Multi Handicap 1600m
DATASET (W Kerford) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped with another runner shortly after.
RUN ON (J Lyon) – Bumped with another runner shortly after jumping.
MEDIATED (P Denton) – Incline to shift outwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
MAORI MAGIC (J Philpot) – Raced wide into the home straight.
1ST DATASET 2ND RUN ON 3RD MAORI MAGIC
Post- race samples were taken from all winners
Pre-race samples were taken from HEART OF RED, THE LADIES MAN, MAORI MAGIC
Suspensions - Nil
Race 1 J Philpot whip breach
Warnings - Nil
Embargos - Nil
Alice Springs Chief Steward