Stewards Report

Longreach Jockey Club Inc

Longreach Country

Sun 03 May Good

Rail

True

Track

Dirt
Good Pen Not available

Nil

Nil

Fine

Track conditions update: 1:01AM Monday 04 May
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 3/5 - 7:45am

Nominations

Tue 28/04/20 11:00am

Weights

Wed 29/04/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Thu 30/04/20 10:00am

Riders

Thu 30/04/20 01:00pm

Scratchings

Sun 03/05/20 07:45am

Late Nominations

None set

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
 
LONGREACH JOCKEY CLUB   – SUNDAY 3RD MAY 2020
 
WEATHER – FINE                        TRACK RATING – DIRT (3)    
RAIL – TRUE ENTIRE
 
OFFICIALS
 
 
Chairman of Stewards – Ms K. McCracken
Stewards – E. Suli
Clerk of Scales – P. Anderson
Judge – P. Anderson/ S. Harris / E. Warren
Veterinarian – B. Newton/ K. Callaghan
Starter- P. Ballard
 
 
 
Race 1: WELCOME TO THE GREATER WESTERN ZONE MAIDEN PLATE - 1000 metres
 
Jockey K. Ballard was permitted to ride 1/2kg overweight on SHERIFF KENDALL but was reminded of his obligation when accepting rides.
 
NOBLE THOUGHT – Fractious prior to the start then dipped on jumping causing the gelding to be slow away.
 
SHERIFF KENDELL – Laid in under pressure over the concluding stages.
 
THE MARSHALL – Slow to muster speed and travelled wide for the majority.
 
CHEEKY CHOPS – Tightened for room momentarily approaching the 350m when an outside runner shifted ground.
 
SHE DEVEL – Travelled wide for much of the race.
 
RED RED ROSE -- Fractious in gates prior to jumping, jumped away awkwardly contacting an outside runner, then shifted in nearing the 350m inconveniencing an inside runner.
 
DREAM OF FRANCE – Contacted at the start.
 
Race 2: LONGREACH JOCKEY CLUB QTIS BM 55 HANDICAP - 1000 metres 
 
CHARLES – Jumped inwards heavily contacting and inside runner.
 
LONG STORY SHORT – Heavily contacted at the start.
 
DUCK IN DUBAI – Slow into stride. Apprentice D. McGillivrary advised stewards that his saddle had slipped on the gelding proving difficult to ride out.
 
DRAGON IN THE NORTH – Slow into stride and travelled wide for the majority.
 
AQUAGEM – Hung in down the home straight.
 
WICKED GRIMSHAW – Jumped away awkwardly.
 
KURIL FOX – Jumped inwards and travelled wide for much of the race.
 
IMAGINALTHEPEOPLE – Slow to begin.
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Race 3: THANK YOU RQ QTIS BM55 HANDICAP - 1000 metres  
 
 
MS WICKED NICCI – Jumped inwards bumping ACHADE on several occasions.
 
ACHADE – Contacted at the start.
 
COOL RAIN – Laid out under pressure over the concluding stages.
 
OUR GIRL TAMIYA – Fractious prior to the start, dipped and knuckled at the start nearly dislodging the jockey, taking several strides to rebalance.
 
REBEL SAGA – Slow to begin and slow to muster speed. Jockey K. Ballard advised that the mare resented the dusty track conditions.
 
SNIP’N’DRIPT – Travelled wide in the early stages.
 
SPALLINA – Hampered at the start when an outside runner jumped inwards, causing the filly to be slow away.
 
TOP EVIE – Travelled wide in the early stages.
 
SAME OLD STORY – Jumped inwards at the start contacting an inside runner.
 
 
 
Race 4: ARTHUR MOODY MEMORIAL OPEN HANDICAP - 1000 metres      
 
Jockey K. Ballard was dislodged at the barriers and treated by ambulance officers and later transported to the hospital for further examination and observation. ALFIARTO was a late scratching at 1.04pm. Once the horse was regathered a veterinary inspection was undertaken with no adverse findings.
 
I AM A LAD – Shifted out in the straight making contact momentarily with MEDIA VITA.
 
 MARBEL DUKE – Jockey M. Gray requested to view the patrol footage of the start prior to correct weight being given to see if the gelding was afforded a fair start. On reviewing the footage, it was noted the outside gate did slightly hamper the horse but not enough to be declared a non-runner. Knuckled at the start causing the gelding to be slow away.
 
MEDIA VITA – Travelled wide for much of the race then contacted in the straight as another runner shifted ground.
 
BENCHI PEGASUS – Slow to muster speed.
 
LEO’S EXPRESS – Jumped away awkwardly.
 
CHIEF ADVOCATE – Travelled wide for much of the race.
 
 
Race 5: LEST WE FORGET CLASS B HANDICAP - 1200 metres 
 
There was a delay to the start of race 5 to await the return of the ambulance to course.
 
TIME FOR US – Slow to muster speed.
 
GRANVILLE ISLAND – Travelled wide for much of the race and hung in down the home straight under pressure.
 
DOCAROCKET – Slow to begin.
 
HOT CHOCOLATE – Hung in down the home straight under pressure.
 
OUR SAY – Travelled wide in the middle stages and lay in over the concluding stages.
 
 
Race 6: THANK YOU MEMBERS CLASS B HANDICAP – 1200 metres
 
 
GOLDSAY – Travelled wide in the early and middle stages.
 
GREY FALCON – Stood flat footed in the gates missing the start by several lengths. Trainer R. Little was advised a warning would be placed on the gelding regarding barrier manners.
 
HARVEY STAR – D. McGillivray was the replacement rider for K. Ballard.
 
LUBYOUFOREVER – Reared on jumping nearly dislodging the jockey and causing the gelding to be slow away then travelled wide for much of the race. Trainer D. Rewald was advised a warning would be placed on the gelding regarding its barrier manners.
 
 
 
Race 7: SHELL LONGREACH SERVICE CENTRE CLASS 5 PLATE – 1300 metres
 
BUON NATALE – Slow to begin.
 
MISHNAH – Jumped away awkwardly. Jockey D. Rewald was reprimanded regarding his whip use on the gelding.
 
ARGENTO PERLO – Jockey D. Ballard was permitted to ride 1kg overweight but was reminded of his obligation when accepting rides.
 
ROSEXCEL – Jumped away awkwardly.
 
THUNDER – Travelled wide for much of the race.
 
 
Race 8: DIGGERS CUP 2020 OPEN HANDICAP – 1400 metres
 
HUNTER ISLAND – Lay in down the home straight.
 
MADAM SHAZAM – Travelled wide in the early and middle stages.
 
OUR BEATNIK -- Jockey J. Hoopert was the replacement rider for K. Ballard.
 
MENACING – Reared as the gates opened losing ground.
 
STYLISH LUCK and BARBERANCE bumped on jumping.
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
Fines
Nil.
 
Reprimand
Race 7. D. Rewald – Jockey - Reprimand – Whip use – AR132(7)(a)(ii)
 
Suspension
Nil.
 
 
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Horses swabbed
 
All winners.
 
Barrier Certificates/Warning –
 
Race 6. GREY FALCON – Warning – Barrier manners.
Race 6. LUBYOUFOREVER – Warning – Barrier manners.

Late Rider Changes
Race 6: HARVEY STAR – D. McGillivray
Race 8: OUR BEATNIK – J. Hoopert.
 
Late Scratching.
Race 4: ALFIARTO – 1.04pm – Dislodge rider.