QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
EMERALD JOCKEY CLUB
3RD APRIL 2021
WEATHER – Overcast TRACK RATING – Good 4 RAIL – True
Chairman of Stewards – E. Suli
Stewards – C. Allison
Clerk of Scales – Stewards
Judge – S. Bryant
Veterinarian – Dr S. Bliss
Starter – T. Williams
LONGREACH 20TH MARCH 2021
RACE 1 - BARKERS NEWSAGENCY CLASS B HANDICAP 1200M
Jockey Agent, M Lakey was reprimanded under AR127(2) in that he contributed to Apprentice Jockey R Wilson for failing to fulfill her race day engagement on Tent Lover.
Due to no available rider, the following scratchings were made by order of the stewards.
R1- JAMAICAN DREAM
R1 - GLOBAL VENTURE
R1 - ZATORIO
R1 - CIRCUIT JUDGE
R1 - CASSAVANCE
Race 1: THE GROWER’S DAUGHTER BENCHMARK 55 Handicap 1000 Metres
AMADEO – Jumped away awkwardly, and as a result was slow to begin.
PETITE ELLE – Overraced in the early and middle stages.
Race 2: EMERALD SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL Class B Handicap 1200 Metres
STARFILLY – Jumped away awkwardly, and in the process, dislodged Jockey B. Appo as he became unbalanced. Jockey B. Appo was assessed by the Ambulance Officials following the running of the race and was cleared to fulfill his remaining engagements. A post-race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.
ARJAYCEE – Jockey E. Smith was granted permission from stewards to ride ARJAYCEE 0.5kg overweight.
Race 3: EMERALD JOCKEY CLUB Maiden Plate 1300Metres
DO IT FOR VIV – Raced keenly in the early stages. Raced wide during the middle stages.
MONTEREY LAD – Jumped away awkwardly. Slow to begin. Raced keenly in the middle stages. Laid out over the concluding stages.
JACK 0’DIAMONDS – Raced keenly in the early stages.
SHOWTOWN – Jumped away awkwardly.
Race 4: BROLGA CONTRACTING RATINGS BAND 0 – 65 Handicap 1300 Metres
DEMURRAL – Jumped away awkwardly onto TAKEN ON CHANCE.
TAKENON CHANCE – Hampered on jumping by DEMURRAL.
Race 5: HAPPY EASTER BENCHMARK 60 Handicap 1615 Metres
LEFKA’S ISLAND – Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination after racing in the past 7 days and was passed fit to start. Raced keenly in the middle stages.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Adrian Coome – AR206(2) - $100.00 – Failing to Declare Blinkers before prescribed time.
Race day injuries/illness
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed pre-race
Horses swabbed post-race
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
R1- JAMAICAN DREAM – no available rider
R1 - GLOBAL VENTURE – no available rider
R1 - ZATORIO – no available rider
R1 - CIRCUIT JUDGE – no available rider
R1 - CASSAVANCE – no available rider
This report and the Stewards Comments for this meeting may be amended at any time, at the sole discretion of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Stewards as races are reviewed.