Stewards Report

Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Provincial | TAB

Sat 02 Sep Good 3


+3m 1400m - 400m ; True Remainder of Course.


Good 3 Pen 4.4

Nil last 24hrs/7 days

2mm last 24hrs, 26mm last 7 days


Track conditions update: 1:07AM Sunday 03 September
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 2/9 - 7:45am. Late Rider R2 N12


Mon 28/08/17 11:00am


Tue 29/08/17 12:00am


Thu 31/08/17 09:30am


Thu 31/08/17 12:00pm


Sat 02/09/17 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7

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.


Chairman of Stewards I Brown
Stewards N Boyle, G Lane, N Finnegan, R Jackson
Clerk of Scales J Robinson
Judge S McMahon
Veterinarian S Flynn
Swab attendants K Kilpatrick & H Schodel
Starter S Andrews & T Wurth
Stewards Secretary S Rolls
Jockey R. Plumb was fined $100 for failing to produce a medical clearance after not fulfilling his engagements at Ipswich on 30 August 2017.. Jockey Plumb was examined by the Clubbs Doctor and cleared to fulfil his riding engagements today.
From Gold Coast Meeting 26/8/2017 Race 1
Trainer B. Baker reported he was unable to identify any abnormalities that may have explained the disappointing performance of POSITIVE PROBLEMS.. Mr Baker indicated that he would continue with the marees current preparation.
From Gold Coast Meeting 26/8/2017 Race 4
Trainer T. Gollan advised that he was unable to identify any abnormalities that may have explained the disappointing performance of EL CAMPEADOR.. Mr Gollan reiterated his original comments that bearing in mind the strong tempo in the early stages the gelding may have been better suited ridden further back in the field..
RACE 1: Sky Racing QTIS 3YO Class 1 Plate 900m
The start was delayed when WRAPPED proved difficult to load.
SPLITLOCK Laid out under pressure in the home straight.
MAHARNI Raced wide throughout.. Jockey M. McGuren reported that after beginning awkwardly the gelding failed to muster speed in the early stages despite his efforts.. Jockey McGuren added that in his opinion the gelding would be better suited over further distances despite winning a 900m maiden at its previous start.. A routine swab sample was taken post race.
WRAPPED Jockey J. Taylor reported that after being slow to begin the colt raced greenly throughout.
RACE 2: Moet Ice Party Derby Day Maiden HHCap 1100m
SHEES A YOUEFFOH Began awkwardly, shifted out and bumped CLEAR REFLECTION.
OLD MATE Began awkwardly.. Commenced to hang out badly leaving the 600m and as a consequence failed to take any competitive part in the event thereafter.. A post race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Trainer P. Balzen was advised that the gelding must compete in an official trial to the satisfaction of stewards prior to racing again.
FUN FOR ME Began awkwardly and lost ground.. A short distance later had to be steadied from the heels of MY BLUE THUNDER.
HARLIN ROSE Slow to begin.. Raced wide throughout.
CLEAR REFLECTION Near the 1000m had to be steadied when tightened for room between DITZY DARCI and SHEES A YOUEFFOH, which shifted in. Jockey R. Plumb (SHEES A YOUEFFOH) was reprimanded for permitting his mount to shift in when not sufficiently clear.
DITZY DARCI Near the 1000m had to be steadied when tightened for room.
SWEET CAVIAR Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
MY BLUE THUNDER Raced wide without cover throughout.
RACE 3: Sky Racing Maiden HHCap 1300m
The start was delayed when I REGAL proved difficult to load.. Trainer M. Eggleston was advised that a further barrier certificate will be required prior to the gelding racing again.
TIARNAN Slow to begin.. Held up approaching and rounding the home turn.
THE TINMAN Bumped at the start.
OOKINAKI Bumped at the start.
GIOVANE AMORE Near the 900m was checked and lost ground when tightened for room between COMPLICIT and THE TINMAN, which shifted in.. Near the 600m had to be steadied from the heels of COMPLICIT, which was taken out by SOLARCRAFT. Jockey R. Plumb was reprimanded for shifting out when not clear of COMPLICIT. Raced 3 wide without cover throughout.
I REGAL Near the 900m had to be steadied when tightened for room by RAHDANE, which was taken in by GONDOLA.. Jockey S. Doyle (GONDOLA) was severely reprimanded for allowing his mount to shift in when not sufficiently clear of RAHDANE.
SOLARCRAFT Near the 900m had to be steadied from heels.
STAR STRUCKED When overracing passing the 800m had to be steadied from heels.. Hampered over the concluding stages by RAHDANE, which shifted out under pressure.
COMPLICIT Passing the 500m was taken wider on the track by SOLARCRAFT, which shifted out to improve.
JABROOK Taken wide passing the 500m by another runner. Raced 4 wide without cover throughout.
RAHDANE Shifted out under pressure over the concluding stages.
CLEARFIELD Raced wide throughout.
App Z. White the rider of THE TINMAN pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under the provisions of AR137(a) in that leaving the 1000m she permitted her mount to shift in when insufficiently clear of GIOVANE AMORE, which subsequently had to be checked when tightened for room and lost ground.. App Whitees licence to ride in races was suspended for a period of 12 days to commence midnight 2 September 2017 and expire midnight 14 September 2017..
RACE 4: Canary Bar Caulfield Cup Class 4 HHCap 1800m
THERMAL UNIT Overraced in the early and middle stages.
ENDLESS DON Near the 1000m had to be steadied from heels.. Jockey N. Day reported that the gelding was inclined to hang out when overracing for the majority of the event.
NAPAYSHINI Near the 1000m had to be steadied from heels.
WALWA Shifted in under pressure over the concluding stages.
RACE 5: Sky Racing Class 2 HHCap 1400m
SHARP SPEEDO Began awkwardly.
TEMUJINNS MOON Hampered at the start.. Raced wide without cover throughout.
CASINO GOLD Bumped at the start.
FIELD OF FIRE Began awkwardly.
DAZZLE US AGAIN Began awkwardly, shifted out and bumped CASINO GOLD.
SONADOR FIRE Jockey M. Hellyer reported at scale that the mare hung out during the middle stages.
KICKSTART MY HEART Stewards questioned jockey S. Galloway regarding the tactics adopted in the early stages, specifically the strong early tempo that was set when racing outside the leader.. Jockey Galloway stated that passing the 1200m it appeared to him that DEVILLS FIRE, racing on his inside, was content to set a slow tempo and bearing in mind his mount was back in distance today he elected to ride forward in an attempt to cross DEVILLS FIRE. Jockey Galloway added at the same time DEVILLS FIRE commenced to improve to his inside and as a result he was unable to cross to the lead and passing the 1100m restrained in an attempt to settle at the girth of DEVILLS FIRE however, the gelding continued to race strongly, despite his efforts, for some distance thereafter..  
DEVILLS FIRE When questioned regarding the tactics adopted, specifically the strong tempo set in the early stages, jockey M. McGuren stated he was specifically instructed to lead and set a genuine tempo as the gelding had failed to finish off its previous races when leading in slowly run races.> Jockey McGuren added that passing the 1200m when KICKSTART MY HEART attempted to cross forward of him he allowed DEVILLS FIRE to improve so as to comply with his instructions and maintain a position to the inside of KICKSTART MY HEART, which subsequently resulted in the strong tempo being set.
Jockey D. McLellan (HANOVER SQUARE) was fined $200 for excessive use of the whip prior to the 100m..
RACE 6: The Beer Shed Oct 7 Fillies & Mares Class 1 HHCap 1200m
FELINO BEL Blundered at the start. Raced wide throughout.
JINX NN DRINX Began awkwardly.
METAZOA Began awkwardly.
ZINZI Overraced in the early stages when being restrained in an attempt to obtain cover.
GEILEIS Raced wide without cover throughout.
RACE 7: Pink Ribbon Cup 23rd Sep Colts, Geldings & Entires Class 1 HHCap 1200m
HAPPY HOOVES - Broke through the barriers prior to the start, was quickly restrained, underwent a veterinary examination and cleared to start. When questioned as to the performance App Z. White stated that the gelding was not affected by the incident prior to the start and travelled comfortably in a handy position with cover during the middle stages of the event. However, when asked to improve to the inside of FAMOUS GROUSE upon straightening failed to quicken as expected and in her opinion was disappointing.. App White was also of the opinion that the gelding may not have appreciated todayys firm surface.. Trainer T. Gollan expressed his disappointment in the performance and indicated he would monitor the geldinggs recovery before reviewing its current racing preparation. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities and a routine swab sample was taken.
FALKIRK DRIVE Slow to begin.
ZOU DER ZEE Began awkwardly.
FREDDIE FOX TROT Had to be steadied from the heels of HAPPY HOOVES near the 900m.
EVERY SINGLE ONE Held up passing the 200m.
RACE 8: Sky Racing Class 5 HHCap 1200m
ROYAL ROULETTE was declared a late scratching at 4.32 p.m. by order of stewards acting on veterinary advice after rearing in the tie-up stalls and sustaining a contusion to the off fore fetlock.
RUMERON Underwent a veterinary examination behind the barriers at the request of jockey M. Hellyer and was subsequently cleared to start.
I AM THE SCULPTOR Began awkwardly.. Upon straightening was disappointed for a run to the outside of MORE THAN MONEY.. Then held up and obliged to shift back to the inside of MORE THAN MONEY to secure clear running and then had difficulty obtaining clear running between the 200m and 100m.
KAPSTAR Leaving the 200m was placed in restricted room when attempting a narrow run between JOBIWOOD and REIGNING THUNDER and as a consequence was obliged to shift to the inside of JOBIWOOD to secure clear running over the concluding stages.

Race 2..  R. Plumb Jockey Careless riding
Race 3..  R. Plumb Jockey Careless riding
Race 3..  S. Doyle Jockey Severe Reprimand Careless riding AR137(a)
Race 3.. Z. White App Jockey Careless riding 12 days (m/n 2.9.17-m/n 14.9.7) AR137(a)
R. Plumb Jockey Failed to produce medical cert. - $100 AR81F(3)
Race 5..  D. McLellan Jockey Whip use (11 times) - $200 AR137A(5)(a)(ii)
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
All winners plus Maharni, Solarcraft, Field Of Fire, Dispel, Happy Hooves, Mystiscal Renegade
Race 2..  Old Mate Hung out Official trial AR8(t)
Race 3..  I Regal Difficult to load Barrier Cert. AR8(t)
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 2..  Fun For Me M. McGuren
Race 2..  Clear Reflection S. Galloway
Race 3.. Tiarnan L. Cheshire
Race 3..  Clearfield Andrew Spinks
Late Scratchings
Race 8..  Royal Roulette @ 4.32 p.m.
Published subject to correction upon revision