Stewards Report

Bundaberg Race Club

Bundaberg Provincial | TAB

Tue 05 May Good 4

Rail

True Entire Course

Track

Sand
Good 4 Pen Not available

Nil

3mm last 24hrs, 6mm last 7 days

Fine

Track conditions update: 1:02AM Wednesday 06 May
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 5/5 - 7.30am. Late Scratchings R1N9, R5N7,N8&11, R6N3,N6,N10&N12.

Nominations

Wed 29/04/20 11:00am

Weights

Thu 30/04/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Fri 01/05/20 09:30am

Riders

Fri 01/05/20 12:00pm

Scratchings

Tue 05/05/20 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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, TUESDAY, 05 MAY  2020
 
WEATHER – FINE - WINDY        TRACK  –  SAND  (GOOD)        RAIL –  TRUE
 
OFFICIALS
 
Chairman of Stewards – E. Barron (Chairman)
Stewards – R. Hitchener, B. Cooke, B. McErlean
Clerk of Scales – B. McErlean
Judge –  A. Nasso
Veterinarian – Dr T. Richardson
SCO – E. Hodges
Starter – B. Steindl
 
GENERAL:
 
The following horses were declared late scratchings at 7.55am due to no rider being available: 
 
Race 1:         JUST FOR GLORY (NZ)
Race 5:         LIFE’S A WITCH
                    CIMARRON KID
Race 6:         MOUNTEBANK
                    TEDDER EXPRESS
                    AIRPORT
 
Race 1: Next Payments Maiden Plate – 1212m
 
The start was delayed when SALEX  SPIRIT had some difficulty in loading.
 
PRICKLY TICK – Slow to begin.
 
ALATAR – The barrier gate was marginally slow to open and as a result lost ground. Rider H. Phillips reported her mount hung in, in the early stages.
 
Race 2: Misignworx Benchmark 55 H’cap – 1600m
 
ELUSIVE ELEMENT – Laid out under pressure in the home straight.
 
UBIRR ROCK – Slow to begin.
 
ROCKUZZO – Slow to begin.
 
Race 3: Iron Jack Benchmark 60 H’cap – 1090m
 
BIG SHAKA – Slow to begin.
 
BRIS VEGAS – Hung out in the home straight under pressure and as a result was difficult to ride out.
 
Race 4: XXXX Gold QTIS Open H’cap – 1212m
 
SPLITZ – Slow to begin.  When questioned regarding the disappointing performance, jockey B. Newport explained that although the gelding was previously successful on sand tracks, in his opinion, it did not suit the sand track today. A post race veterinary examination revealed no significant findings.
 
THE MECHANIC - Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
 
Race 5: Bundaberg BETTA Home Living Benchmark 55 H’cap – 850m
 
Stewards accepted the explanation from trainer M. Kropp in relation to the late scratching of SPIRITS FIRST which was dual accepted in races 5 and 6, owing to no rider being available. Stewards declared the mare a late scratching from race 5 at 7:55am.
 
FIRST BID – Began awkwardly and lost ground. Hung out throughout.  
 
MR FUJI – Began very awkwardly and made contact with another runner. Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
 
CARROCK – Bumped heavily at the start.
 
NEED FINANCE – Bumped at the start.
 
MIA SINGA – Began awkwardly.
 
Race 6: Hitz 93.9 FM Benchmark 50 H’cap – 1212m
 
Stewards accepted the explanation from trainer C. Vick in relation to the late scratching of MAGIC PANTHER which was dual accepted in races 3 and 6, owing to no rider being available. Stewards declared the gelding a late scratching from race 6 at 7:55am.
 
WINDQUEST – Blundered on jumping away.  A post race veterinary examination revealed a superficial laceration to the near-side front fetlock.
 
BLACK ENVY – Blundered on jumping away and was bumped shortly after the start.
 
SPIRIT’S FIRST – Began awkwardly.
 
CRISSCROSS – Began awkwardly and lost ground.
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
Fines
Nil.
 
Suspensions
Nil.  
 
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Horses swabbed post race
All winners
 
Bars/warnings
Nil.
 
Late Scratchings
Race 1:         JUST FOR GLORY (NZ)
Race 5:         SPIRIT’S FIRST
                    LIFE’S A WITCH
                    CIMARRON KID
Race 6:         MAGIC PANTHER
                    MOUNTEBANK
                    TEDDER EXPRESS
                    AIRPORT
 
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Nil.

 
(Issued subject to correction upon revision)