Sunday 11th March 2018
Stewards: D Westover (Chairman), D Hensler, M Hurley, B Lysaght
Deputy Stewards: N Westover, M Smith
Number of Races: 5
Number of Runners: 39
Stakes Paid: $ 84,000
General: Today’s race meeting is the postponed meeting from Saturday 10th March due to inclement weather resulting in unsafe track conditions.
Race 1 Hello World Handicap 1200 metres
SACAMBAYA (J Lyon) – Inclined to lay outwards throughout the event.
ASH GREY (C Spry) – Raced wide throughout. Rider reported that the gelding did not travel well throughout the event. A subsequent veterinary examination failed to reveal any apparent abnormalities.
Race 2: Peter Kittle Motor Company Handicap 1100 metres
ANOTHER MAN’S LOSS (L Crow) – Commenced awkwardly and steadied off another runners heels at the 650m.
MITIGATE (J Todd) – Inconvenienced for clear running at the 150m.
REASSIGNMENT (P Denton) – Underwent a veterinary examination behind the barriers after being kicked by another runner and subsequently passed fit to start. Commenced awkwardly bumping with another runner.
KILLA MOOVZ (J Lyon) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
DESTINY OF STEEL (R Hancock) - Underwent a veterinary examination behind the barriers after hitting the outside running rail when entering onto the track and subsequently passed fit to start. Commenced awkwardly and raced wide throughout.
Race 3: Ladbrokes Handicap 1000 metres
MOOT (R Vigar) – Raced wide throughout.
GALLANT EXPRESS (J Lyon) – Slow into stride bumping with another runner. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be sore in the near side front heel. Trainer advised that prior to again starting in a race, he must produce a veterinary certificate of soundness satisfactory to the Stewards.
HOT DEMAND (F Bergstrand) – Scrambled out of the barriers losing some ground.
EIGHTEEN BOMBERS (P Denton) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
Race 4: Yeperenye Maiden Plate 1400 metres
BARKLEY (F Bergstrand) – Raced wide with no cover throughout the event.
TATLER (R Vigar) – Fractious in the barriers. Bumped with another runner on jumping.
MRS YARGI (K Cross) – Bumped with another runner on jumping.
TOUCH OF FLO (P Denton) – Steadied off heels about the 1000m when over-racing.
RAZOR SKIRT (R Hancock) – Bumped with another runner on jumping and raced wide throughout.
Race 5: UBet Handicap 1400 metres
PERESSINI (R Vigar) – Fractious in the barriers and slow away.
HILLBILLY RICH (F Bergstrand) – Raced wide throughout with no cover.
DOON BUGGY (L Crow) – Obliged to race wide in the early stages of the event.
MCKENNA (J Lyon) – Inclined to over-race in the early stages of the event and steadied off heels at the 800m.
HUSSOR (R Hancock) – Slow away.
Post-race samples were taken from all winners.
Pre-race sample taken from : SACAMBAYA, TOUCH OF FLO, OVERRIDE, KILLA MOOVZ, ROYCEY, SNOWTROOPER, TRUFFLE HUNTER.
Race 3 – GALLENT EXPRESS Vet Clearance Required
Race 3 Apprentice L Crow $200 AR137A(4)(c) using her whip when her mount was out of contention.