Stewards Report

Bundaberg Race Club

Bundaberg Country

Sat 15 Jul Good

Rail

True

Track

Sand
Good Pen Not available

Nil last 24hrs, 6mm last 7 days

Nil

Overcast

Track conditions update: 1:03AM Sunday 16 July
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 15/7 - 7:45am

Nominations

Tue 11/07/17 11:00am

Weights

Wed 12/07/17 12:00am

Acceptances

Thu 13/07/17 10:00am

Riders

Thu 13/07/17 01:00pm

Scratchings

Sat 15/07/17 07:45am

Late Nominations

Races: 2, 3

Feature, Group and Listed races may have different acceptance closing times. Group 1 races have staggered closing times for nominations that differ from the general dates and times listed above. Please refer to the full published conditions for these races for details.

QUEENSLAND RACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION

STEWARDS REPORT
 
BUNDABERG RACE CLUB – SATURDAY, 15 July 2017
 
WEATHER – FINE           TRACK RATING – SAND RAIL – True
PENETROMETER – N/A
 
OFFICIALS
 
Chairman of Stewards – P Zimmermann
Stewards – K. Daly, P. Honeywell
Betting Steward – Stewards
Clerk of Scales – M. Honeywell
Judge – A. Nasso
Veterinarian – K. Schroeder
Swab attendants – B. Andrews
Starter – A. Emery
 
RACE 1: NUFARM QTIS BENCHMARK 50 HANDICAP 850M
Blazon Tales - Slow to begin.
Suson- Steadied away from Hidden Angel which shifted in near the 500m,
Fraha - Raced wide throughout.
Master Denrho - Raced wide throughout.
Bar Baby - Jockey N Evans reported at scales it wanted to hang out throughout the event. A post-race veterinary inspection could find no apparent abnormalities.
 
RACE 2: INTEGRATED PACKAGING GROUP Maiden Plate 1090m
Strawberry Runner - Lashed out badly in the barriers and acting on veterinary advice was declared a late scratching at 2.08pm. Betting Deductions were 9 cents on the win value of the ticket and 12 cents on the place value of the ticket. Trainer R West was advised that Strawberry Runner would now require a barrier certificate prior to its next start. A post-race veterinary examination of Strawberry Runner determined that it had suffered superficial wounds to both hocks and a veterinary clearance will be required prior to its next start.
Daunting Queen - Slow to begin. A Spinks reported that it raced very greenly and wanted to shift out rounding the final turn.
Shada Paree - Raced wide throughout.
Life Be In It- Jockey J Hodge reported that he dropped his whip approaching the 500m.
 
 
RACE 3: VISY LIGHTING OPEN Handicap 1090m
James Is Blonde - Slow to begin and then tightened shortly after. James Is Blonde then raced wide throughout. Trainer B Murray was advised that due to James Is Blonde proving difficult to load and delaying the start that a warning would be issued regarding its barrier manners.
Jebs Boy - Raced wide throughout
Wildebeast - Jockey A Spinks reported at scales that it resented the kick back, which may have affected its performance.
 
RACE 4: INCITEC PIVOT FERTILISERS/NEXTPAYMENTS ATMS HANDICAP 1212M
Environmental - Raced wide throughout.
Come By Often - Raced wide throughout. Jockey J Hodge was charged and pleaded guilty pursuant to AR137 A (5) (A) (ii) for using the whip 8 times prior to the 100m. Stewards after considering the riding record of J Hodge issued a $100 fine.
Amuleto - Cast an off hind plate, which may have placed it at a disadvantage.
 
RACE 5: HAIFA BUNDABERG GOLD CUP Handicap 1600m
Cold Blooded - Slow to begin.
First Regret - Slow to begin and ran wide approaching the final turn.
Fasta Than Light - Began awkwardly which momentarily unbalanced jockey H English.
Heroism - Jockey N Evans was reprimanded under rule AR137 A (5)(A)(ii) for using his whip 8 times prior to the 100m. Stewards when considering penalty noted the good record of N Evans in this regard.
 
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY


Summary of action concerning licensees
Reprimands
Race 5. N Evans – Whip Use – AR137A (5) (A) (ii)

Fines
Race 4. J Hodge – App Jockey – Whip Use $100 – AR137A (5) (A) (ii)
Adjourned inquiries
Nil.


Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Race 2. Strawberry Runner – Barrier certificate required. -  Veterinary certificate required.
Race 3. James Is Blonde – Warning difficulty loading.
Bleeders.
Nil.
 
Horses swabbed pre-race
Honey Babe, Wildebeast, Like My Brother, Atarartzi, All Host.

Horses swabbed post-race
All winners
 
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 1. Bar Baby- N Evans.
Race 4. Tabriz – A Spinks
Late Scratchings.
Race 2. Strawberry Runner 2.08pm at barriers acting on vets advice.