Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 05/09/2021
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
Number of runners: 32
Stakes paid: $ 82,500
Race 1 Hygain Release Handicap 1200m
ROGUE RUNNER (J Noske) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
TRYSTOFF (J Philpot) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner.
HARD CORE (T Townsend) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
MAUDY (P Denton) – Inclined to lay inwards under pressure down the length of the straight.
1ST SUPREME ATTRACTION 2ND TRYSTOFF 3RD MAUDY
Race 2: Peter Kittle Motor Company Handicap 1200
ZERLING (P Denton) – Slow away and veered outwards shortly after momentarily unbalancing its rider. Raced wide throughout.
MODERNA’S ARROW (C Hunter) – Slow into stride.
1ST ROPPONGI 2ND ELEMENTAE 3RD ZELRING
Race 3: Ladbrokes Punters Assist Handicap 1100m
Stewards interviewed trainer L Whittle in regards to the instructions she intended to issue her riders bearing in mind she had multiple runners in this event.
MATHEMATICS (P Denton) – Rider reminded of his obligations to ride his mounts out to the finish.
SILENT ICE (L Crow) – Slow into stride and raced wide throughout. Inclined to lay inwards under pressure down the length of the straight.
1ST MATHEMATICS 2ND SILENT ICE 3RD ALVIN PURPLE
Race 4: Sky Racing Handicap 1000m
EAGLE RIDGE (J Philpot) – Raced wide throughout.
HEART OF RED (T Townsend) – Commenced awkwardly.
ZEDUKI (P Denton) – Slow into stride.
THE AMAZING TAHLIA (C Hunter) – Commenced awkwardly and inclined to lay inwards under pressure from the 100m.
1ST POLICY 2ND EAGLE RIDGE 3RD THE AMAZING TAHILA
Race 5: Final Whistle -9 Oct Handicap 1400m
NOBLE ALBERT (S Tsaikos) –Steadied off heels into the first turn.
KING CRAB (J Philpot) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
FUTURE DREAMS (T Townsend) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner and commenced to race wide thereafter. Stewards questioned rider regarding her ride after jumping from barrier one and veering outwards shortly after to race wide throughout. T Townsend advised that the gelding resented kickback. As the gelding raced wide from the start of the race, no kickback was evident and Stewards did not accept that explanation and she was advised not to ride in a manner that was open for question.
TOMAHAWK LAD (C Hunter) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner.
1ST SUPREME TIMES 2ND DATASET 3RD KING CRAB
Post- race samples were taken from all winners
Pre-race samples were taken from: SILENT ICE, ZERLING, EAGLE RIDGE, QUE PASA, HARD CORE
Suspensions - Nil
Reprimands - Nil
Warnings - Nil
Embargos - Nil
Fines - Nil
Alice Springs Chief Steward