Saturday 10th February 2018

Track: Fast
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Overcast
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), R Hamilton, A Napier, S Copelin
Deputy Stewards: P Carrol (Deputy), L Ross (Clerk of Scales), K Hampson (Assistant to the Stewards)
Number of Races: 6
Number of Runners: 63
Stakes Paid: $124,000

General from DTC meeting 26 January, 2018

Race 2 – Trainer B Richard reported that veterinary tests revealed that AMIGO MIO had a

Respiratory condition and gelding has since received treatment.

Race 5 – Trainer B Richard advised that following the unplaced performance PRECURSOR

Would now be retired.

Race 6 – Jockey F Bergstrand (BORLUNG) was reprimanded for a whip breach.

Race 1: BM54  Handicap 1300m

PETRACCA – (J Lyon) – Returned with laceration to off hind bumper.

BELLA GIULIETTA – (R Vigar) – Dwelt and lost ground at start.

UNSULLIED – (S Ridler) – Fractious in the barriers reared dislodging the rider. Rider examined by Ambulance Officer and cleared to ride. The Gelding was examined by the clubs Veterinary Surgeon and cleared to compete.

BO ZEPHYR – (B Davis) – Race wide from the 600m.

STACKHOUSE – (M Hagley) – Race wide throughout.

Race 2: BM54 Handicap 1300m

KAPTAN APOLLO – (B Davis) – Raced wide throughout.

SAVATONE-  (R Oakford) – Got head down in the barriers, after a Veterinary examination was cleared to compete.

SPICY MAC – (V Arnott) – Raced wide from the 600m.

ALPHA MATE – (B Huppatz) – Commenced awkwardly.

Race 3: 0-70 1300m

HAMMERED ART – (C Spry) – Slow into stride.

MORE THAN FRANK – (W Davis) - A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding suffered with Respiratory Distress. Trainer K Petrick advised that the gelding would be retired.

CELEBRAKTI – (S Ridler) – Raced Wide throughout.

Race 4: BM76 1200m

Stewards interviewed trainer G Clarke in regards to the riding instructions he intended to issue bearing in mind his stable had multiple runners in the event.

ACTION AGAIN – (J lyon) – Raced keenly 800m-600m. Had difficulty securing a clear run between 400m-200m.

STATUE OF WARRIORS – (W Davis) – Crowded between runners shortly after the start.

BREWERY – (P Denton) – Slow to muster speed.

Race 5: CL2 1200m

Stewards interviewed trainer P Cole in regards to the riding instructions he intended to issue bearing in mind his stable had multiple runners in the event.

OMBROMANI – (P Denton) – Bumped at the start.

FIRESON – (V Arnott) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.

RABHAAN – (J Lyon) – Bumped at the start.

CELEBRATE – ( T Williams) – Wide from the 700m.

EMPTYYAPOCKETS –( K Cross) – Bumped at the start.

TEMPT – (M Hagley) – Bumped at the start.

Race 6: 0-58 Handicap 1100m

IRON JAKE – (R Vigar) – Cast near fore plate in running.


EMJYE- (M Hagley) – Bumped outwards at the start. Impeded from heals near the 500m.

EXERT – (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.

MICKY – (J Lyon) – Slow to muster early speed.

ANABELLA – (B Davis) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.

NICCOROSSA – (F Bergstrand) – Race wide throughout.


Post race samples were taken from all winners. Pre race samples were taken from TREGORIK, COMMISSAR, KISS THE CONDOR, RABHAAN, WESTERNPORT & MERVEILLE.

A number of riders were randomly selected to provide urine samples for the purpose of drug analysis.


Race 1 –Trainer B Richard $100.00 for presenting BELLA GIULIETTA with incorrect gear AR140.

Race 1 – Jockey R Vigar $200.00 for consecutive whip use in the early stages of the race AR137A(5)(i)


Race 6 (26/1/18) – F Bergstrand whip breach – AR137A(5)(a)(ii)





D Hensler

Chairman of Stewards

Stewards Reports

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