Stewards Report

Towers Jockey Club

Charters Towers Country

Sat 08 Dec Soft

Rail

True

Track

Sand
Soft Pen Not available

1mm last 24hrs, 106mm last 7 days

Nil last 24 hrs, Nil last 7 days

Overcast

Track conditions update: 8:14AM Sunday 09 December
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 8/12 - 8:00am
TRACK INFO: Messaged Track Manager 6/12 - 8:25am

Nominations

Tue 04/12/18 11:00am

Weights

Wed 05/12/18 12:00am

Acceptances

Thu 06/12/18 10:00am

Riders

Thu 06/12/18 01:00pm

Scratchings

Sat 08/12/18 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
 
TOWERS JOCKEY CLUB – SATURDAY 8TH  DECEMBER 2018
 
WEATHER – FINE        TRACK –  DIRT             RAIL – IN TRUE POSITION
OFFICIALS
Chairman of Stewards – R C Smith
Stewards –  B Farrell
Clerk of Scales –  Stewards
Judges –  S Flanagan and R Kirkwood
Veterinarian – Dr D Viero
Swab attendants –  A. Lee
Bookmakers Supervisor – Stewards
Starter – P Clark
 
General - Jockey D Adam advised Stewards at 12.20pm that he was ill and would not be fulfilling his riding engagements at this meeting.  This necessitated the scratching of several runners as per Stewards Race Day Summary.
 
Race 1 – THE KNUTH FAMILY. GLENCOE MAIDEN PLATE 1000m
 
NITRO CITY – Very in the barrier and blundered on jumping.  Raced wide throughout.  Trainer advised a warning would be placed on the gelding’s barrier manners. 
 
SOME FAIRY SONG – Slowly into stride. 
 
STRADIDY - Slowly into stride.
 
SOME SUNNYDAY – Raced wide in the middle stages.
 
 
Race 2 - ELDERS RURAL & MD HUNTER EARTHMOVING BENCHMARK 50 HANDICAP 1400m
 
TRY BEFORE DUBAI – Slowly away. Raced wide throughout.
 
SYDNEY HARBOUR – Shifted outwards on jumping, inconveniencing the runner to its outside. 
 
SUNNY CHIEF - Tightened between runners on jumping.  Jockey F Edwards was cautioned in relation to his use of the whip prior to the 100m. 
 
ULTRA RED - Raced wide in the middle stages.
 
Prior to the declaration of correct weight App. E Bell who rode 2nd placegetter LOLLIPOP ROCKET requested to view the photo finish  image.  After doing so she was satisfied with the Judge’s placings and correct weight was declared.
 
Race 3 – QUEENSLAND RURAL & CURLEYS LIVESTOCK TRANSPORT CLASS B HANDICAP 1200m 
 
ZIZANGGA ZOU – Jumped sharply inwards at the start tightening another runner.
 
SCOTTABEE – Tightened for room on jumping. 
 
 
Jockey C. Jokic the rider of SHARP DIAMOND (NZ) was was cautioned in relation to her use of the whip prior to the 100m. 
 
Race 4 – KEVIN & KERRY HICKS & BARTOLINI FENCING BENCHMARK 65 HANDICAP 1200m
 
GOLD TORQUE – Slowly into stride. 
 
DON’T TELL PETE – Raced wide in the middle stages.
 
Race 5 – TJC BRACELET QTIS QTIS CLASS 3 PLATE 1000m
 
MISS ESTER – Fractious in the barrier. 
 
AZTEC WARRIOR - Raced wide throughout. Despite the efforts of its rider was inclined to lay in under pressure over the concluding stages, inconveniencing another runner.
 
ARCHIE’S SON – Was inconvenienced over the concluding stages by another runner which was inclined to lay in.
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
Absent Jockey
D Adam. Medical clearance required prior to next race ride. 
 
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Horses swabbed
 All winners
 
Warnings
 Race 1. NITRO CITY. Barrier manners.

 Scratching
Race 5.  ROCKETHEAD was withdrawn at 7.45am by order of Stewards.No rider available.
 
Late scratchings
The following horses were withdrawn by order of Stewards at 12.20pm due to no rider being available.
Race 1.  GROUP SESSION
Race 2.  GOING GREY 
Race 5.  SUGAR RAY RED   
 
Late rider notification
Race 5.  R. McMahon rode MOLONGLE HERO. Trainer’s explanation accepted.