Saturday 27th May 2017
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.
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
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
NT Chairman of Stewards