Stewards Report

Gold Coast Turf Club

Aquis Park Gold Coast Metropolitan | TAB

Sat 14 Mar Heavy 8

Rail

True Entire Course.

Track

Turf
Heavy 8 Pen 6.3

Nil last 24hrs, 128mm last 7 days

Nil last 24hrs, 12mm last 7 days

Fine

Track conditions update: 12:08AM Sunday 15 March
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 14/3 - 7:45am. Rider Replacement R3 N15

Nominations

Mon 09/03/20 11:00am

Weights

Tue 10/03/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Wed 11/03/20 09:00am

Riders

Wed 11/03/20 12:00pm

Scratchings

Sat 14/03/20 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 4, 5

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
 
Race Day Stewards Report
 
Aquis Thoroughbreds
 
Date: 14 March 2020
 
Track: Heavy 9 (Heavy 8 After R1) (Soft 7 After R4)
 
Weather: Fine
 
Penetrometer: 6.3

Rail: True Entire Course
 
Stewards Panel: D. Aurisch (Chairman), P. Gillard, N. Boyle, P. McLean, P. Reardon
 
Officials: Dr.M. Lenz, Dr K. Caldwell (Veterinarian), J. Robinson (Clerk of Scales), S. McMahon (Judge), S. Andrews, K. Watson, T. Woodham (Starters), K. Kilpatrick, K. Warwick (Swab Officials), S. Rolls (Secretary)
 
GENERAL
 
Track rider Daniel Small pleaded guilty to a charge under AR113 in that on 3 March 2020 he took video footage with his mobile telephone when riding trackwork at the Gold Coast Turf Club. Mr Small was fined $200.
 
As Jockey R. Stewart was indisposed due to injury Stewards permitted rider replacements as per Stewards Race Day Summary.
 
 
Race 1 – Mount FranklinRANKLIN Class 4 Plate (Restricted) – 1300m
 
DOUBLE EM – Refused to jump and took no part in the race. Trainer T. Cook was advised that the mare would have to obtain a further barrier certificate prior to being permitted to race again.
 
VENI VIDI VICI – Slow to begin. Overraced when racing three wide with cover throughout.
 
STRAWBERRY BLONDE – Slow to begin. Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
PERFECT AIM – For some distance passing the 250m App A. Thompson lost the use of his near side rein for a short distance.
 
Following the running of this event the track was upgraded to a Heavy 8.
 
 
Race 2 – SUNSHINE COAST SCORCHERS Colts, Geldings & Entires Benchmark 72 Handicap – 1200m
 
Upon arrival at the barriers SUPERSONIC BOOM was examined by the veterinary surgeon at the request of the rider M. Cahill. SUPERSONIC BOOM was found to be lame in the near fore leg and subsequently declared at late scratching at 1.08 p.m. All monies invested on SUPERSONIC BOOM were ordered to be refunded. Deductions applicable to bets placed on the winner and place-getters prior to 1.08 p.m.:-
 
4 cents in the dollar for a win #13 (MOTION GRANTED)
7 cents in the dollar for the place of winner #13 (MOTION GRANTED)
6 cents in the dollar for the 2nd place #3 (FUJI FLYER)
4 cents in the dollar for the 3rd place #10 (MAGIC FOX)
 
Trainer R. Lipp was advised that a veterinary certificate must be provided prior to the gelding being permitted to race again.
 
UMBERTO – Slow to begin.
 
FUJI FLYER – Passing the 800m commenced to overrace and was shifted out from the heels of FLAME OF LIBERTY and raced three wide without cover for the remainder of the event.
 
OUR TOP SHELF – After passing the 600m had to be eased to avoid the heels of ALL PLUCK. Held up and unable to improve between the 250m and 150m when awkwardly placed on heels.
 
Jockey B. Stewart (KEEP ON LOVING YOU) was fined $200 for failing to ride his mount out to the finish line.
 
 
Race 3 – Jim Beam Fillies & Mares Benchmark 72 Handicap – 1200m
 
Trainer S. Morrisey was fined $200 for the late declaration of M. Hellyer as the rider of SHIJIN.
 
As App A. Thompson was dually engaged in this event Stewards permitted App Z. White to be substituted as the rider of MISS BENETEAU. App Thompson was fined $200 for failing to fulfil this riding engagement when dually engaged.
 
As Jockey M. McGillivray was dually engaged in this event Stewards permitted Jockey L. Tilley to be substituted as the rider of MOLLY’S ROCKING. Jockey McGillivray was fined $200 for failing to fulfil this riding engagement when dually engaged.
 
RED STINA – Stood flatfooted and lost ground at the start.
 
MISS BENETEAU – Slow to begin.
 
TRAIL OF GLORY – Slow to begin.
 
MOLLY’S ROCKING – Bumped heavily and placed in restricted room near the 1100m.
 
HELFUCHI – Near the 1100m bumped with MOLLY’S ROCKING and was inclined to shift in away from JARDIN ROUGE, which also shifted in at that point.
 
JARDIN ROUGE – Shifted in near the 1100m despite the efforts of its rider App J. Murphy.
 
YEAHNAH – After passing the 1000m had to be restrained to avoid the heels of MOONSHINE LADY. Raced three wide early before being ridden forward to race outside the leader near the 800m.
 
KITTY DAMOUR – Passing the 1000m had to be checked severely when forced across the heels of JINX ‘N’ DRINX.
 
WRITTEN WITH EASE – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
SHIJIN – Raced four wide without cover throughout.
 
MYSTIC MIST – Raced three wide with cover throughout.
 
 
Race 4 – Carbine Club Gold Coast Stakes – 1800m
 
MONGOLIAN WOLF – Slow to begin.
 
AKAGE – Slow to begin.
 
MR GARCIA – In the early part of the home straight was held up and unable to improve when awkwardly placed at the heels of BODEGA NEGRA.
 
HALLELUJAH BOY – Jockey R. Wiggins reported that the gelding did not feel entirely comfortable in its action in the home straight. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no significant abnormalities other than a short striding gait in front.
 
HIGH DEGREE – Cast its near fore plate in running.
 
Following the running of this event the track was upgraded to a Soft 7.
 
 
Race 5 – AQUIS QTIS Jewel 2YO – 1200m
 
REAL FINE WINE – Slow to begin. Hampered soon afterwards when SPIRIT ONE, shifted out.
 
BOOM SPENDER – Hampered at the start when tightened for room. Raced three wide with cover throughout.
 
SAFEWORK - Hampered at the start when tightened for room.
 
KISUKANO – Jumped away awkwardly, shifted out and bumped BOOMNOVA.
 
BOOMNOVA – Bumped heavily at the start. Eased passing the 900m to allow ROTHFIRE to cross to the lead.
 
ROTHFIRE – Began awkwardly and shifted in.
 
SPIRIT ONE – Began very awkwardly and lost ground. Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
HANCORA FIELD – Passing the 900m was checked off the heels of BOOMNOVA, when that runner was eased.
 
MISHANI FRAUDSTER – Raced three wide with cover throughout.
 
 
Race 6 – Canadian Club & Dry Open Handicap – 900m
 
SPURCRAFT – Fractious in the barriers prior to the start being effected. Bumped approaching the 600m. Raced four wide without cover throughout.
 
RINGO’S A ROCKSTAR – Blundered on jumping. Near the 500m when overracing shifted out from the heels of TRUCULENT. This resulted in BOOMWAA, BOLD XAVVI, SPURCRAFT and TYCOON ACE all being forced wider.
 
REMOVAL – After passing the 700m commenced to overrace and became awkwardly placed at the heels of BOLD XAVVI and had to be restrained. Near the 600m when overracing had to be eased from the heels of BOLD XAVVI.
 
TYCOON ACE – Bumped approaching the 600m. Raced five wide without cover throughout.
 
BOLD XAVVI – Raced three wide with cover throughout.
 
USMANOV – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
App B. Nothdurft (USMANOV) was fined $300 for returning to scale overweight.
 
 
Race 7 – TAB QTIS Jewel 3YO – 1200m
 
GINGER ROCK – Slow to begin.
 
REPLICATION – Near the 1100m raced ungenerously when being restrained.
 
THE SINNER – Near the 1000m had to be eased to avoid the heels of GETYOURGREYON.
 
GETYOURGREYON – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
EASY COME – Raced three wide with cover throughout.
 
GEM OF SCOTLAND – Jockey J. Orman stated that the filly never travelled well throughout. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the filly suffered an injury to its off hind leg and was transported to a veterinary clinic for further examination. Trainer R. Lipp was advised that a veterinary certificate must be provided prior to the filly racing again.  
 
 
Race 8 – TAB Goldmarket (Listed) – 1300m
 
MALAHIDE struck the gate on the way out of the enclosure and was then kicked by another runner behind the barriers. After being examined by the veterinary surgeon on arrival at the barriers, which revealed the mare had sustained a laceration to the off hind stifle. MALAHIDE was subsequently declared at late scratching at 4.58 p.m. All monies invested on MALAHIDE were ordered to be refunded. Deductions applicable to bets placed on the winner and place-getters prior to 4.58 p.m.:-
 
 9 cents in the dollar for a win #5 (SNITCH)
12 cents in the dollar for the place of winner #5 (SNITCH)
7 cents in the dollar for the 2nd place #10 (GREY MISSILE)
12 cents in the dollar for the 3rd place #11 (IN HIS STRIDE)
 
Trainer M. Costa was advised that a veterinary certificate must be provided prior to the mare racing again.
 
INVINCIBLE AL – Overraced in the early stages.
 
GREY MISSILE – Raced wide in the early stages and allowed to stride forward to race outside the leader near the 800m.
 
TOP STRIKER – Steadied from heels near the 700m. Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
MANAYA – Raced in restricted room near the 700m when racing between CHAPTER AND VERSE and SHAUQUIN, which shifted in slightly. SHAUQUIN was then corrected by its rider and shifted out slightly.
 
SNITCH – Shifted out under pressure inside the 200m.
 
OINK – Hampered  near the 200m.
 
SHAUQUIN – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
 
FREDDIE FOX TROT – Raced four wide without cover throughout.
 
 
Race 9 – Coca-Cola Class 6 Plate – 1400m
 
RED CHASE which was kicked by another horse behind the barrier underwent a veterinary examination and was declared at late scratching at 5.35 p.m. All monies invested on RED CHASE were ordered to be refunded. Deductions applicable to bets placed on the winner and place-getters prior to 5.35 p.m.:-
 
6 cents in the dollar for a win #12 (PEPPI LA FEW)
6 cents in the dollar for the place of winner #12 (PEPPI LA FEW)
8 cents in the dollar for the 2nd place #9 (TOKORIKI LAD)
10 cents in the dollar for the 3rd place #17 (LOSE THE SNIP)
 
THE TAX ACCOUNTANT – Hampered at the start when tightened for room.
 
LOSE THE SNIP – Had to be steadied when attempting to improve to the inside of SISTER PATTI where there was insufficient room.Held up rounding the home turn and in the early stages of the home straight.
 
TAILLEVENT – Improved onto heels near the 500m. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to have injured its off fore tendon. Trainer B. Hill was advised a veterinary certificate must be provided prior to the gelding racing again.
 
TOKORIKI LAD – Raced three wide without cover throughout.

STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
AQUIS PARK
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
Fines
Race 2. B. Stewart – Jockey – Failed to ride mount out - $200 – AR131(b)
Race 3. S. Morrisey – Trainer - Late rider - $200 – LR67
Race 3. A. Thompson – App Jockey – Failed to fulfil engagement when dually engaged - $200 – AR127(1)
Race 3. M. McGillivray – Jockey – Failed to fulfil engagement when dually engaged - $200 – AR127(1)
Race 6. B. Nothdurft – App Jockey – Returned to scale overweight - $300 – AR211
 
From 3.3.2020
D. Small – Track rider – Taking video footage on mobile phone when riding track work - $200 – AR113
 
Raceday illness/injury
Jockey R. Stewart – Injured – Medical Certificate
 
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Horses swabbed pre-race
MISHANI FRAUDSTER, BOOM CHICKA BOOM, MANAYA
 
Horses swabbed post-race
All winners +
Race 3. HELFUCHI (Unplaced)
Race 5. ROTHFIRE (2nd)
 
Bars/Warnings
Race 1. DOUBLE EM – Refused to jump – Barrier certificate - AR20(e)
Race 2. SUPERSONIC BOOM – Lame near fore leg – Veterinary certificate – AR20(e)
Race 7. GEM OF SCOTLAND – Injured off hind leg -  Veterinary certificate – AR20(e)
Race 8. MALAHIDE – Laceration off hind stifle – Veterinary certificate – AR20(e)
Race 9. TAILLEVENT – Injured off fore tendon - Veterinary certificate – AR20(e)
 
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 1 – GREAT FOX – M. McGillivray
Race 3 – MISS BENETEAU – App Z. White
Race 3 – SHIJIN – M. Hellyer
Race 3 – MOLLY’S ROCKING – L. Tilley
Race 3 – WRITTEN WITH EASE – J. Orman
Race 3 – MISSIE ARCHER – L. Tarrant
Race 4 – HAPPY GO PLUCKY – M. Du Plessis
Race 6 – RINGO’S A ROCKSTAR – J. Orman
Race 6 – TRUCULENT – D. Smith
Race 7 – REPLICATION – M. Du Plessis
Race 7 – EASY COME – App A. Thompson
Race 8 – IN HIS STRIDE – L. Cassidy
Race 9 – SISTER PATTI – App B. Nothdurft
 
Late Scratchings
Race 2 SUPERSONIC BOOM @ 1.08 p.m. – veterinary advice.
Race 8 MALAHIDE @ 4.58 p.m. – veterinary advice.
Race 9 RED CHASE @ 5.35 p.m. – veterinary advice.
 
 
Published subject to correction upon revision