Saturday 27th May 2017

Track: Good
Penetrometer: N/A
Weather: Fine
Rail: True
Stewards: D Hensler (Chairman), L Lewis, A Napier, L Jackson
Deputy Stewards: S Copelin (Clerk of Scales)
Number of Races: 6
Number of Runners: 39
Stakes Paid: $112,500

Race 1: Benchmark 76 1100M

AFRICAN PULSE (P Shiers) – Bumped at the start.

KISS THE CONDOR (B Davis) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped.

Race 2 – TROBIS 3YOLD Benchmark Handicap 1100M

QUE PASA (S Ridler) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Bumped at the 700m. Raced wide for the majority.

MARY’S RED ROSE (B Huppatz) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped. Over raced in the early and middle stages and bumped with another runner near the 700m.

JACKANORY (C Spry) – Crowded and tightened for room between runners at the start. Raced wide throughout.

Race 3 – Maiden Plate 1300M

OCEANS BETWEEN US (Z Gibbs) – Raced wide throughout.

PRECURSOR (P Shiers) – Veered outwards shortly after the start. Held up when racing keenly through the middle stages. Lay outwards rounding the home turn.

BE COOL YOLANDER (B Davis) – Raced wide throughout.

PINCENTIA (W Davis) – Bumped at the start.

Race 4 - 0 - 64 Handicap 1300M

Stewards interviewed trainer D Penna in regards to the riding instructions he intended to give each jockey as his stable had three runners in the event.

FIRST DRAFT (B Davis) – Slow into stride.

Race 5 – Benchmark 54 Handicap 1200M

INTERWOVEN (C Spry) – Commenced awkwardly. Raced wide throughout.

Race 6 – 0 – 58 Handicap 1600m

HARLEQUINN BELLS (W Davis) – Help up for clear running between the 600m and the 400m.

BENGALI (P Shiers) – Bumped shortly after the start.

DANCE THE BEAT (V Arnott) – Raced wide throughout.

STRATUM’S WAY (B Huppatz) – Commenced awkwardly and bumped shortly after the start.

IWAUNA (S Ridler) – Raced wide throughout.


Summary

Post race samples were taken from all winners and pre race samples were taken from PINCENTIA, CULLINAN, IWAUNA, COME FOLLOW ME, TOSS AND TELL & BE COOL YOLANDER.

Fines

Race 5 – Trainer J Peacock fined $100 for presenting his runner without it’s approved gear –AR140

Race 6 – Trainer G Connor fined $100 for presenting his runner with bandages not properly fitted – AR140

Reprimands/Warnings

Nil

Suspensions

Nil

Embargoes

Nil


D Hensler

NT Chairman of Stewards


Stewards Reports

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