Alice Springs Turf Club Inc: 23/09/2018
ALICE SPRINGS TURF CLUB
SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018
Weather: Fine Track: Good Rail: True
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), D Hensler, M Hurley, B Lysaght, W Preston (Deputy)
Assistants to the Stewards: N Westover, M Smith
Clerk of the Scales: D Hensler
Judge/Asst Judge: C Flattum/Z Butcher
Number of runners: 32
Stakes paid: $ 83,000
Race 1 B&S Home Timber & Hardware Handicap 1100 metres
MITOCHONDRIA Late scratching at 1:15 after its rider became indisposed and no other rider available on course.
BLAZING BULLET (J Todd) – Knuckled on jumping.
BONSAI BOY (C Spry) – Inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn.
HECTIC (B Huppatz) – Raced wide throughout and inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn.
LISA (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
MY GIDDY AUNT (S Tsaikos) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
MITIGATE (D Morgan) – Inclined to lay outwards rounding the home turn.
Race 2: Coca Cola Handicap 1100 metres
EIGHTEEN BOMBERS (D Morgan) – Commenced awkwardly.
CADMAN (R Vigar) – Slow into stride.
DANCING POETESS (L Crow) – Mistrode at the 700m subsequently bumping with the running rail.
Race 3: First National Framptons Handicap 1000 metres
THE HUMMEL (L Crow) – Raced wide throughout and inclined to lay inwards under pressure over the concluding stages.
WEEKENDINALICE (W Kerford) – Bounded on jumping.
KENTUCKY FIREBALL (J Todd) – Slow into stride. Stewards questioned rider as to why the gelding raced back in the field opposed to its normal racing pattern being up on pace. J Todd advised that after being slow into stride the gelding then resented the kickback and further advised that his instructions were that if the gelding did get back in the field, he was to just let it work into the race rather than push too hard early.
Race 4: Liberty Indervon Handicap 1600 metres
S Tsaikos replaced C Johnson (indisposed) as the rider of WHITE LIONESS.
TAN TAT BLAZE (C Spry) – Inclined to lay outwards under pressure from the 100m.
BIANCONI’S SON (D Morgan) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
HOWNOWBROWNCOW (B Huppatz) – Knuckled slightly on jumping.
OLIVARES (R Vigar) – Raced wide throughout.
RIGHT HERE (L Crow) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner. Over raced early having to be restrained off heels.
Race 5: Ladbrokes Cash in Handicap 1400 metres
COPERNICUS (B Huppatz) – Fractious in the barriers.
URBAN BOURBON (D Morgan) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
EXONERATE (W Kerford) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
QUE PASA (R Vigar) – Raced wide throughout.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race samples taken from: HECTIC, KENTUCKY FIREBALL, FINE TAYLOR, CHIMA
Race 4 Jockey R Vigar $750 whip breach AR137A(5)(a)(i)(ii)