ROCKHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUB THURSDAY, 3 August 2017
WEATHER FINE (Cloudy)) TRACK RATING GOOD (4)
RAIL 6.5 METRES ENTIRE
Chairman of Stewards Mr L Collins
Stewards Mr B Nalder & Mr M Heath (Cadet)
Clerk of Scales Mr W Welburn
Judge S. Bryant
Veterinarian- Dr J. Rickards
Swab attendants Mrs Z Newman & Miss N Boyle
Starter- Mr C Matthews
From Rockhampton, 20.7.17 Race 7.
STAR HERO Trainer advised that at its previous starts the horse had got back further than expected and when able to be ridden closer on this occasion had sprinted well.
Race 1: CAPRAS Raceday - Thursday 10 August Class 6 Plate 1300m
MACHO TYCOON Began awkwardly and was hampered when ROCKETTE ROCKET shifted out.
ROCKETTE ROCKET Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. Unable to obtain clear running until near the 400m.
Race 2: Advanced Exhausts QTIS Three-Years-Old BenchMark 60 Handicap 1200m
The start of this race was delayed to allow for Coffs Harbour race to be completed.
DUAL PERSONALITY Stepped back as the start was effected and as a result was slow to begin.. Jumped out and had to be steadied from the heels of TELLOFF.
STYLISH CRIMINAL Near the 300m shifted out and made contact with TELLOFF, which was shifted outwards.
Race 3: National Job Link Class 4 Handicap 1600m
FIRST STIMULUS Began awkwardly and lost ground.. Was then ridden forward to take up a forward position. Jockey D. Simmons reported his mount was inclined to hang out in the straight.
Race 4: Indoor Sports Arena Maiden Handicap 1200m
DEBBIEES DREAM - The start of this race was delayed when the horse broke through the barriers. On return to the barriers, the horse underwent a veterinary inspection and was cleared to start.
GAI OF THE GALAXY
Slow to begin.
STORMY ZUMA Slow to begin.
JUST MICHAEL Held up in the early stages of the straight until leaving the 400m.. The trainer advised that the horse would be stepped up in distance for its next start.
MISS RICH Raced wide without cover throughout.
Race 5: Build
aa Bull Open Handicap 1200m
JUST ONE WISH Slow to begin.
CANNY AND THE JET
Jockey S. Galloway reported that his mount may have felt the firm track surface as it had failed to travel well throughout.
Race 6: Kele Property Group Class 1 Handicap 1050m
FONDUE Slow into stride.
CROSS QUESTION Shifted ground in the straight, however finished the race off well
SIR TRUSTICE Was standing awkwardly in the barriers and jumped inwards at the start, making contact with DRAGON FIRE, which was taken in onto BAGGER MUSCLES.. Raced wide with cover.
OVERLOAD Laid in in the straight and raced wide with cover.
EL GRADINO Raced wide without cover.
Race 7:: XXXX Gold Ratings Band 0-55 Handicap 1400m
ELLE THE MODEL Slow to begin.. Shifted out near the 700m and contacted FIRST REGRET, which was taken wider.
PRINCE OF BARODA Slow to begin.
WINSOMEMORE Slow to begin.
FIRST REGRET Raced wide without cover throughout.
ONEMORE BOPA Jockey A. Coome reported his mount would derive fitness from todayys performance.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
All winners and 2nd placegetters in Races 1-5 & 7.
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications