Race 3 of the Eric Smith Handicap trophy was a wet one, if not in the air most certainly underfoot. Fortunately the heavy mid morning rain abated just in time flour markings to stay long enough for everyone to find there way. That is apart from a one or two missing the short cut up to the long finishing straight adding 100 or so metres. Phil chased down Don and Sara Richard right from the start, eventually taking the win by just over 30 seconds from Don. Treasurer Ian Broadbent had a strong finish but just failed to catch Don to finish third.
A 6th place finish by Bob (44pts) took him into a one point lead over Laura, (43) at the top of the table and Don, (37) moved up to third. See the full table here.