|Place||Dog Name||Trainer||Box||Rug||Weight||1st Split Time||PIR||Finish Time||Margin||Price|
|1||PEAKED||BRYCE TEMPLETON (TRAFALGAR)||7||7||31.9||5.00||222||23.298||0.51||$4.70|
|2||POWER GEM||BRUCE RUSSELL (SALE)||5||5||27.4||4.95||111||23.334||0.51||$11.20|
|3||DR. NOELY||JENNIFER GILL (DARRIMAN)||6||6||30.4||5.17||853||23.348||0.71||$21.40|
|4||MISS GIPPSLAND||STEVEN SPOLJARIC (KILMANY)||8||8||25.7||5.04||334||23.492||2.77||$3.20|
|5||GALLOPING BLUBOY||ROBERT CONWAY (BUNYIP)||2||2||32.4||5.13||765||23.711||5.90||$8.40|
|6||ROCKETING RUBY||TREVOR WHITFORD (Willow grove)||1||1||29.4||5.04||448||23.798||7.14||$5.60|
|7||RARE GEM||LESLEY RUSSELL (SALE)||4||4||27.1||5.08||676||23.914||8.80||$7.20|
|8||KNUCKLES||GUY BARTLETT (TENBY POINT)||3||3||22.9||5.08||587||24.160||12.31||$12.20|
|R||MACALISTER MAC||LEIGH JENNINGS (MAFFRA)||9|
|R||SURFONIC PEARL||JENNIFER GILL (DARRIMAN)||10|
|Exotic Combs||Exotic Odds|
|First 4 7-5-6-8||1343.90|
|Running Double 2-7||27.60|
|Split 1||Split 2||Split 3||Split 4|
Galloping Bluboy and Dr. Noely were slow to begin. Rocketing Ruby, Knuckles, Power Gem, Peaked and Miss Gippsland collided on the first turn checking Rocketing Ruby, Rare Gem and Miss Gippsland, severely checking Knuckles. Rare Gem and Galloping Bluboy collided in the back straight checking Rare Gem. Miss Gippsland, Rocketing Ruby and Galloping Bluboy collided on the second turn checking Galloping Bluboy and Knuckles, severely checking Rocketing Ruby. Power Gem and Peaked collided approaching the home turn. Rare Gem crossed to the rail approaching the home turn checking Knuckles and Galloping Bluboy. Galloping Bluboy and Rare Gem collided on the home turn. Knuckles and Rare Gem collided entering the home straight checking Knuckles. Knuckles eased approaching the winning post.
Knuckles was vetted following the event. It was reported that there was no apparent injury found. Mr. Bartlett declined the option to have the greyhound re-vetted.
Stewards spoke to Mr. G. Bartlett, the trainer of the greyhound Knuckles regarding the greyhound's racing manners approaching the winning post. Acting under GAR 69(A)(1) stewards charged Knuckles with failing to pursue the lure with due commitment. Mr. Bartlett pleaded guilty to the charge, Knuckles was found guilty and suspended for 28 days at Traralgon and it was directed that the greyhound perform a Satisfactory Trial (all tracks), pursuant to GAR 69(A)(2)(a) before any future nomination will be accepted.
A sample was taken from Peaked - the winner of the event.