Stewards Report

Rockhampton Jockey Club Inc

Rockhampton Provincial | TAB

Tue 19 May Good 4

Rail

+6m Entire Course

Track

Turf
Good 4 Pen 4.7

2.5mm last 24hrs, 2.5mm last 7 days

Nil last 24hrs, 30mm last 7 days

Fine

Track conditions update: 1:02AM Wednesday 20 May
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 19/5 - 7.45am. Late Scratching R6 N13.

Nominations

Wed 13/05/20 11:00am

Weights

Thu 14/05/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Fri 15/05/20 09:30am

Riders

Fri 15/05/20 12:00pm

Scratchings

Tue 19/05/20 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 4, 5, 6, 9

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

ROCKHAMPTON, TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2020


WEATHER – FINE/SHOWERS RACE 9 ONWARDS TRACK RATING – GOOD 4 RAIL – 6M ENTIRE COURSE PENETROMETER – 4.7

OFFICIALS

Chairman of Stewards – J. Adams
Stewards – T Hudson, C. Allison, D. Macklyn, E. Suli (Cadet)
Clerk of Scales – W. Welburn
Judge – S. Bryant
Veterinarian – Dr S. Olsen
Starter – P. Conway
Swab attendants – Dr S. Olsen


General

Following a routine bag search conducted by stewards, jockey M. Haley was found in possession of as mobile phone. Jockey M. Haley pleaded guilty to a charge under 218(b) for having a mobile phone in the jockeys’ room. and was fined $400. In assessing penalty stewards took into account jockey Haley’s record for breaches of this rule, but also took into account stewards were comfortably satisfied that the phone had not been used whilst present in the jockeys’ room.

Apprentice E. Smith pleaded guilty to a charge under 218(b) for possession of as mobile phone in the jockeys’ room and was fined $200. In assessing penalty, stewards took into account this was apprentice E. Smith’s first breach of this rule and stewards were satisfied that the phone had not been used whilst present in the jockey’s room.


Race 1: Summer Bright QTIS 2yo H’cap – 1300m

DACXI DELIVERS – Slow to begin. In the vicinity of the 900m after crossing to the lead slowed the pace of the race and as a result ASK ME TOMORROW, DACXI DELIVERS and I FEEL REAL all had to be steadied. An inquiry into the incident was adjourned to allow jockey N. Seymour, rider of DACXI DELIVERS, who was indisposed, to be present.

ASK ME TOMORROW – In the vicinity of the 900m had to be steadied after the pace of the race was slackened.

CAT IN THE RAINE – In the vicinity of the 900m had to be steadied after the pace of the race slackened. Held up for clear running from entering the home straight until the vicinity of the 300m. Became awkwardly placed on the heels of STARFILLY over the concluding stages, and as a result was unable to be fully tested in the run to the finish.

I FEEL REAL – Had to be steadied after the pace of the race slackened in the vicinity of the 900m. A post race veterinary examination revealed I FEEL REAL had bled bilaterally on the first occasion. Trainer E. Smith was advised of the provisions of AR79.

STARFILLY – Overraced in the early and middle stages. Raced wide throughout.

POINTO’S PICK – Raced ungenerously throughout the event. Was held up for clear running from entering the home straight until approaching the 300m. Rider reported his saddled slipped back in the early stages in the early stages, placing him at a disadvantage for the remainder of the event.


Race 2: PKF Hacketts Maiden Plate – 1100m

PRINCE NUTCRACKER – Contacted on jumping away. In the vicinity of the 100m was bumped on a number of occasions by EXELANT MOSH, which laid out under pressure.

BALNAGAL – Jumped away awkwardly. In the vicinity of the 1000m had to be restrained to avoid the heels of SCARY SPICE, which shifted in when insufficiently clear to do so. Jockey T. Bannon, rider of SCARY SPICE, pleaded guilty of a charge of careless riding and was suspended from riding in races for a period of 7 days, to commence at midnight, 26 May and to expire at midnight, 2 June.

WREN PLUCKED – Overraced in the early and middle stages, and in the vicinity of the 800m had to be restrained after improving onto the heels of LADYEYE.

LISTEN MATE – Held up for clear running on entering the home straight, and in the vicinity of the 400m was obliged to shift wider to improve into clear running.

EXCELANT MOSH – Laid in under pressure in the straight, and in the vicinity of the 100m contacted PRINCE NUTCRACKER on a number of occasions.

DIP DYE – Was held up for clear running from entering the home straight until the vicinity of the 400m.

BRAHMINY – A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any significant abnormalities.

Following the running of Race 2, jockey N. Seymour was examined by the ambulance officers and was ruled unfit to fulfil his remaining engagements. Riding changes were notified as per the Stewards Summary Sheet.



Race 3: The Capricornian Maiden Plate – 1100m

MIGHTY MEERKAT – Slow to begin. Laid in under pressure in the straight.

BIMBIMBI BARB – Slow to begin. Overraced in the early and middle stages with its head in the air for a number of occasions when being crossed in the vicinity of the 900m.

THE GIRL IS WILD – Hampered on jumping away, and in the vicinity of the 400m was momentarily inconvenienced by PRINCESS CARTIER, which shifted in and away from MIGHT MEERKAT, which laid in under pressure.

SCARAMOUCHE – Rider reported his mount hung out severely throughout the event. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any significant abnormalities. Trainer J. Manzelmann was advised that a warning would be placed on the record of the horse.

HUGS ‘N’ KISSES – Raced wide throughout.

PRINCESS CARTIER – Raced wide throughout.

BROOK’S GIRL – Raced wide throughout.

Following the running of this event stewards became aware that the ambulance officers failed to follow the field. It was ascertained that the ambulance officers became delayed due to Jockey N Seymour needing to be transported to hospital for further examination and misjudged the starting time.


Race 4: Caught In The Act Photography QTIS 3yo H’cap – 1050m

LEPREEZY - In the vicinity of the 500m became awkward in its stride after shying at a section of running rail.

TABATHA MISS – Overraced in the early stages.

ZIGGI ROCKS – had to be restrained shortly after jumping away after becoming awkwardly placed on heels. Laid out under pressure in the straight.

VAMPARINA – Laid in under pressure in the straight.

KING KAI – A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.


Race 5: Garrard’s Horse And Hound Benchmark 65 H’cap – 1600m

DON’T DOUBT LARA – Slow to begin.

GLADISHING – Slow to begin.

CHINCHINBILLA – Hung in under pressure in the home straight.

ALOOF’S TURF – Laid in under pressure in the straight.



Race 6: 30 Days of Gratitude Jaime Parnell Benchmark 65 H’cap – 1100m

ALL PICKLED: Stewards acceded to the request for the late withdrawal of ALL PICKLED at 8.44am. When questioned, trainer C. Garland stated that prior to commencing work commitments that morning ALL PICKLED had not gained a start and when ALL PICKLED did gain a start, did not receive the message from Racing Australia due to poor reception. Trainer C. Garland was subsequently fined $200 under AR181

STEELZ TIME – Reared on jumping away, contacting the outside barrier partition and as a result was slow to begin.

TWINSPIER – Stood flatfooted as the start was effected and as a result was slow into stride. Trainer K. Hanson was advised that the horse would be required to jump with the field in an official jump-out prior to a future race start.

ARTUFO BIANCO – Overraced in the early stages.

PARISIAN TYCOON – Obliged to shift out when held up for clear running in the vicinity of the 300m.

MAGIC WU – In the vicinity of the 300m was obliged to shift out to improve into clear running.

CHEVY NOVA – Laid in under pressure in the straight. Jockey B. Appo pleaded guilty to a charge of excessive use of his whip in that he used it 8 times prior to the 100m, 18 in total, and was fined $100. In assessing penalty stewards took into account jockey Appo’s excellent record in relation whip breaches. A post race veterinary examination revealed trauma to the near-side nostril. The veterinary surgeon was confident that the blood present was due to an abrasion rather than an internal bleed.



Race 7: 990 4RO Rockhampton Benchmark 50 H’cap – 1200m

BROOKVILLE – Awkwardly placed on heels on entering the home straight. Laid in under pressure in the straight and in the vicinity of the 500m was contacted by STARS DON’T RUST, which shifted out in an attempt to improve.

ROCK’N’ROLL BOBBY – Became awkwardly placed on heels on entering the home straight. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any significant abnormalities.

MIRACULOUS – Shortly after jumping away lost the use of his near-side iron, placing him at a disadvantage for a number of strides, but was able to regain the use of that iron shortly thereafter. Jockey B. Pengelly reported that during the process of regaining his iron, he hurt his shoulder placing him at a disadvantage for the remainder of the event. Jockey B. Pengelly was examined by the ambulance officers and was ruled unfit to fulfil his remaining engagements.

STARS DON’T RUST – Was held up for clear running on entering the home straight and was disappointed for a run in the vicinity of the 500m, and in doing so shifted out, contacting BROOKVILLE.

MAGIC CODY – Raced wide throughout.

DJEBEL READY – Jockey A. Butler pleaded guilty to excessive use of his whip in that he used his whip 8 times prior to the 100m, 11 times in total, and was fined $100.


Race 8: Dynamic Electrical Refrigeration And Solar Benchmark 50 H’cap – 1200m

FOURGRANDMAN – Began awkwardly. Placed on heels on entering the home straight.

PETITE ELLE – Raced ungenerously in the early and middle stages. Laid in under pressure in the straight.

ASTRAL KNIGHT – In the vicinity of the 1000m had to be restrained to avoid the heels of GRACIOUS GARCON, which was carried in by PETITE ELLE, which raced ungenerously in the early stages.

BOLD SENSATION – Rider accidentally dropped his whip in the straight.

THE CLANG AFFAIR – Laid in under pressure in the straight.

STREAMLINER – Jockey N. Summers pleaded guilty to a charge under AR131(b) in that she failed to ride here mount out to the end of the race and was fined $400.

DRAGON PINS - A post race veterinary examination revealed a poor post-race recovery.

SOUND INVESTMENET – When questioned regarding the performance, trainer O. Cairns advised stewards that the horse was having its first start for the stable and could put the perceived improved performance to a change of environment and the fact that the gelding had dropped back in distance and grade following its last run at Rockhampton.


Race 9: Elders Financial Planning And Solar Open H’cap – 1300m

SWORD OF JUSTICE – Slow to begin. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormality.

SPRING CREEK – Jumped away awkwardly.

ONEMORE EMOTION – Laid in under pressure in the straight.

Race 10: G & L Dunnett Plasterboard Contractors Benchmark 58 H’cap – 1400m

KINGS COUNTY – Declared a late scratching at 3.20 pm due to no available rider.

JETINTOIT – Slow into stride. In the vicinity of the 300m was disappointed for a run between DIAMOND ACCOUNT and MISS STAR, which shifted out under pressure. Jockey G. Goomany, rider of MISS STAR, was reminded of his obligations to stop riding and straighten his mounts when they shift ground in future.

SAY PLEASE – Attempted to buck shortly after jumping away. Trainer Z.Hohn was advised that SAY PLEASE would be required to trial tractably in an official trial prior to a future race start.

FLAT TO STACK – Laid in under pressure in the home straight.

ALONNEINABAA – Raced ungenerously throughout. Jockey B. Appo stated that his mount took hold of him in the early stages and failed to settle at any stage. Laid in under pressure over the concluding stages. Trainer C. Attard was advised that a warning would be placed on the record of the horse in relation to its racing manners.

MISS STAR – Raced wide throughout.
























STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY

Summary of action concerning licensees

Fines
Race 6. Beau-Dene Appo – Jockey – Use whip 8 times prior to 100m, total 18 - $100 – AR132(7)(a)(ii)
C. Garland – Trainer - $200 – Late scratching of All Pickles – AR181
Race 7. Ashley Butler – Jockey - Use whip 8 times prior to 100m, total 11 - $100 – AR132(7)(a)(ii)
Race 8. Natalea Summers – Jockey – Failed to ride mount out to end of race - $400 – AR131(b)
Elyce Smith – A/jockey – Possessing mobile phone in jockeys’ room - $200 – AR218(4)(b)
Martin Haley – Jockey - Possessing mobile phone in jockeys’ room - $400 – AR218(4)(b)


Suspensions
Race 2. Trinity Bannon - Jockey – C/riding – 7 days – M/n 26.5.20 to m/n 2.6.20 AR131(a)

Race day illness
Race 1. N. Seymour – Illness - Medical clearance required
Race 7. Brad Pengelly – Illness – Medical clearance required


Adjourned inquiry
Race 1 – Re interference sustained by Ask Me Tomorrow, Dacxi Delivers, I feel Real


Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses

Horses swabbed
All winners, Aloneinabaa


Horses swabbed pre race
Nil.


Warnings/Bars
Race 3. Scaramouch – Hung out severely throughout – Warning
Race 6. Twinspier – Stood flatfooted at start – B/certificate – AR20(e)
Race 10. Alonneinabaa – Raced ungenerously throughout – Warning
Say Please – Attempted to buck soon after start – Trial – AR20(e)


Late Scratching
Race 6. All Pickled – 8.44 am
Race 10. Kings County – 3.20 pm
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications

Race 3. Hugs ‘n’ Kisses – G. Goomany
Race 4. Ziggi Rocks - B. Appo
Race 5. Swingahinch - M. Haley
Race 6. Magic Wu - M. Barnham
Race 7. Rockethead – G. Goomany
Race 8. Sound Investment – N. Seymour
Fourgrandman – E. Bell(a)
Sound Investment - G. Goomany
Real Classic - M. Haley
Race 9. Barachiel - N. Summers
Race 10. Say Please - M. Haley