Stewards Report

Chinchilla Race Club

Chinchilla Country

Sat 07 Nov Good 3

Rail

True

Track

Turf
Good 3 Pen Not available

Nil

Nil

Fine

Track conditions update: 12:05AM Sunday 08 November
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 7/11 - 7:45am

Nominations

Tue 03/11/20 11:00am

Weights

Wed 04/11/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Thu 05/11/20 10:00am

Riders

Thu 05/11/20 01:00pm

Scratchings

Sat 07/11/20 07:45am

Late Nominations

Races: 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.

QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
 
STEWARDS REPORT
 
 
CHINCHILLA RACE CLUB – SATURDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2020.
 
 
WEATHER – FINE            TRACK RATING – GOOD (3)      RAIL – TRUE
 
OFFICIALS
 
Chairman of Stewards – B. Cooke
Stewards – L. Carvosso
Clerk of Scales – Q.R.I.C Stewards
Judge – M. Moody
Veterinarian – Dr C. Powell
Swab Attendants –  Dr C. Powell  
Starter – Mr I. Henderson
 
GENERAL
 
Jockey G. Steele was absent from todays meeting due to illness. Stewards advised Jockey Steele that she would require a medical certificate prior to returning to racing. Replacements as per stewards summary.
 
Race 1:PARKER SIMMONDS SOLICITORS & LAWYERS BENCHMARK 55 HANDICAP – 1030m
 
CATHVALANNA – Began awkwardly making contact with another runner to the outside.
 
ALLENA – Bumped by another runner upon jumping.
 
CHABBIE – Raced wide without cover throughout the early and middle stages. Laid in under pressure in the early part of the home straight.
 
STRIVE TO SUCCEED – Began awkwardly.
 
Race 2:VANDERFIELD COUNTRY STAMPEDE QUALIFIER OPEN HANDICAP -1030m
 
TAPA – Began awkwardly. When questioned regarding the seemingly improved performance, connections advised that the mare failed to handle the track conditions at its previous start and in their opinion was more suited to todays event. Stewards noted the explanation. 
 
HE’S A MORAL – Blundered upon jumping.
BEST GUESS – Began awkwardly. Raced wide without cover throughout the early and middle stages.
 
 
Race 3:GREEN ACRES HYDROMULCHING CLASS B HANDICAP – 1200m  
 
TEZZA – Hung out throughout proving difficult to ride out over the concluding stages. Trainer D. Talbot was advised a warning would be placed on the gelding.
 
SHERPA JACK – Began awkwardly.
 
MASSIE WHISPER – Began awkwardly.
 
TORI TORONADO – Began awkwardly and lost ground.
 
 
Race 4:ELDERS CHINCHILLA & MILES MAIDEN PLATE – 1400m
 
KRAKAN COVE – Fractious in barriers. Slow to begin. Raced wide without cover throughout the middle stages.
 
FROM THE GONG – Steadied from heels approaching the 100m when SIRATRO shifted in. Apprentice A. Jones the rider of SIRATRO was issued a reprimand under AR.131(a) for careless riding.
 
BIG GEE – Upon returning to scale, Jockey S. Lacy advised that her mount resented the kick back throughout the middle stages and as a result failed to travel over the concluding stages.
 
No further racing incidents.
 
 
Race 5:BRANDON & ASSOCIATES BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP – 1400m
 
The start of this event was delayed when QUART POT refused to load and was subsequently declared a late scratching at 4:03pm. Stewards ordered that all monies invested in QUART POT be refunded with the following deductions to apply:
 
16 cents in the dollar for the win - #2
18 cents in the dollar for the place of winner - #2
19 cents in the dollar for 2nd placegetter – #6
 
Trainer D. Baker was advised the mare would require a barrier certificate prior to returning to racing. 
 
SUPERVISOR – Hung out rounding the home turn. Laid in under pressure in the homes straight.
 
APITHANOS – Began awkwardly. Over raced for a short distance approaching the 800m.
 
COURT RULES – Began awkwardly.
 
 
Race 6:COUNTRY CUPS CHALLENGE QUAIFIER SLATERS ROAD SERVICES OPEN QUALITY HANDICAP – 1400m
 
MR TICKETS – Slow to begin.
 
SILENT FLYER – Knuckled upon jumping. Placed in restricted room by RITCHFORD at the 1200m making contact with another runner to the inside.
 
JOCHBERG – Bumped by another runner to the outside at the 1200m.
 
RITCHFORD – Approaching the 1200m, was placed in restricted room, steadied from heels, and was forced inwards, making contact with another runner to the inside when THE IRONS shifted in. Jockey B. Newport, the rider of THE IRONS, was found guilty of a charge of careless riding under AR131(a) in that at a point approaching the 1200m he permitted his mount to shift in when insufficiently clear of RITCHFORD, forcing that runner into restricted room and as a result made heavy contact with another runner to the inside. Jockey Newport’s license to ride in races was suspended for a period of 9 day to commence midnight 12 November 2020 and to conclude midnight 21 November 2020. Jockey Newport was advised of his right to an internal review.
 
THE IRONS – Began awkwardly bumping another runner to the outside.
 
HANOVER SQUARE – Bumped by another runner upon jumping.
 
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
Reprimands
 
R4 – Angela Jones – Carless Riding – AR.131(a)
 
Suspensions
 
R6 – Brendan Newport – Carless Riding – M/N 12/11/2020 – M/N 21/11/2020 – AR.131(a)
 
Jockey Absenteeism
 
R1 – Gemma Steele – Medical Cert Required
 
 
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Bars and Warnings
 
R3 – TEZZA – Warning – Hung out.
R5 – QUART POT – Suspension – Refused to load.  
 
Horses swabbed post-race
 
All Winner
 
Late Scratching’s
 
R5 – QUART POT - @4:03PM – Refused to load.
 
Late Rider Alterations
 
R1 – ALLENA – Jockey S. Lacy