QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
IPSWICH TURF CLUB – MONDAY 4 MAY 2020
WEATHER – FINE
TRACK RATING – GOOD 4
RAIL – 7M
PENETROMETER – 5
Chairman of Stewards – N. Boyle
Stewards – K. Daly, P. Maclean. C. Fedrick
Clerk of Scales – B. Connell
Judge – S. Fahey, P. Hoppler
Veterinarian – Dr. G. Silvestri
Swab Attendants – A. Schofield, R. Burchmann
Starter – C. Wallace
Stewards Secretary – M. Weir
As J. Hodge was not attending the meeting today due to injury, a riding replacement was made in Race 5 as per the Stewards Race Day Summary.
Race 1: CFMEU MINING AND ENERGY CUP QTIS 2YO H’CAP – 1350M
MOONSHINER – Hung in throughout.
BETTER DAYS AHEAD – Began awkwardly and lost ground. Restrained from the heels of REDENZO GAL passing the 1000m.
DUSI CANOE – Raced keenly in the early and middle stages. Laid in under pressure over the final 200m.
Race 2: CFMEU COMMON CAUSE QTIS 2YO MAIDEN PLATE – 800M
FIVE CHERRYS – Raced 5 wide rounding the home turn. Raced greenly approaching the 250m.
GOODY GOODY – Raced 4 wide rounding the home turn.
SINGLE SKIP – Began awkwardly. Bumped on the hindquarters by SPIRITOMO whilst racing greenly approaching the 600m.
SMALL REWARD – Raced 6 wide rounding the home turn. Bumped by FIVE CHERRYS passing the 200m.
SPECIAL BEANS – Raced 6 wide after passing the 700m, and was restrained to obtain a position closer to the rail.
WINTER RAIN – Began awkwardly, and then shortly after became awkwardly placed at the heels of SMALL REWARD and shifted out. Held up from the 400m until approaching the 250m.
Race 3: MINERS FEDERATION LABOUR DAY 2020 MAIDEN PLATE – 800M
The start of this race was delayed by 3 minutes when SACRED STONE dislodged its rider en route to the barriers, galloped riderless for a considerable distance and made contact with the running rail before being recaptured. The filly was subsequently declared a late scratching by Stewards at 2.10pm. In this incident, jockey J. Taylor sustained a seemingly harmless fall and was cleared of any injury. On the announcement of correct weight Stewards ordered that all monies invested on SACRED STONE be refunded, with the following deductions to apply to successful wagers:
46 cents in the dollar for the Win #8
35 cents in the dollar for place of winner #8
23 cents in the dollar for 2nd place #5
30 cents in the dollar for 3rd place #10
The filly, which sustained a laceration to its off hind hindquarters, was treated by the on course veterinary surgeon before being transported to Anstead Veterinary Hospital for further treatment. Co-trainers B. and D. Guy were advised that the filly will require a veterinary clearance prior to racing again.
BOOMING TOWN – Jockey A. Chau was reminded of his obligation to ride his mount out to the end of the race.
IMPECCABLY – Crowded for room by NAYTELLRHI BIRD passing the 500m, and shifted in to avoid that runners heels. Held up rounding the home turn.
NAYTELLRHI BIRD – Laid in and away from BOOMING TOWN passing the 500m. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the mare to be lame in its near fore fetlock. Trainer S. Essery was advised that the mare will require a veterinary clearance prior to racing again.
FOXAAR – Laid out approaching the 500m, and became awkwardly placed at the heels of IMPECCABLY.
MINAJ A STAR – Slow to begin.
ROOTS’N’ROCKS – Slow to begin. Raced greenly rounding the home turn and in the early stages of the home straight.
Race 4: SECURE JOBS, RIGHTS AND COMMUNITIES QTIS 3YO H’CAP – 800M
Due to the incident prior to the running of Race 3, the start of this race was also delayed slightly.
MAGIC TRICK – Held up rounding the home turn. Had some difficulty securing a narrow run to the inside of NORM’S CHOICE passing the 200m.
LILLI LIGHTS OUTS – Began awkwardly. Raced 3 wide without cover rounding the home turn.
I AM COURAGE – Bumped on jumping. Improved onto the heels of LILLI LIGHTS OUT and shifted out passing the 50m.
JAZZY’S ANGEL – Raced 3 wide with cover rounding the home turn. A post-race veterinary examination of the filly failed to reveal any abnormalities.
BETTER BE BETTER – Eased when crowded for room by NORM’S CHOICE which shifted in shortly after the start. Laid out under pressure in the home straight, and finished wide on the course.
GENERAL WITT – Trainer M. Palmer was fined $100 for the late declaration of R. Palmer as rider. Raced 3 wide with cover rounding the home turn.
Race 5: “DIGGER” MURPHY MEMORIAL QTIS 3YO MAIDEN PLATE – 1350M
HICKSON – Stewards accepted the explanation provided by trainer B. Robinson regarding the late scratching of the gelding at 7.49am.
LUVYOUANYTIME – Raced 3 wide with cover throughout.
TERRIUS – Raced keenly in the lead and hung out after passing the 800m.
REINSTATE – Raced 3 wide without cover from the 900m.
SISTER KATHLEEN – Held up from the 450m until the 300m. Disappointed for a run to the outside of MAKEUP passing the 300m before altering course back to the inside to secure clear running approaching the 200m.
UNUSUAL AUNT – Raced 3 wide without cover in the early stages before obtaining cover passing the 900m.
HAWAIIAN GEM – Shifted to obtain a 3 wide position with cover approaching the 800m.
MAKEUP – Slow to begin.
Race 6: CFMEU SAFETY IS UNION BUSINESS CLASS 4 H’CAP – 1200M
BRINKMANSHIP – Reared as the start was effected and lost ground, and was then allowed to stride forward to obtain the position outside the leader passing the 800m.
AMSCHEL – Began awkwardly.
SHE ZA BOSS – Bounded in the air as the start was effected.
ABB ROY – Connections advised that it would be the intention for the mare to be ridden less aggressively in the early stages, and to find a handy position with cover if circumstances permit. The mare was ridden accordingly. Raced keenly in the early stages when in a trailing position. Held up from the 400m until approaching the 250m.
PAT’S GIRL – Began awkwardly.
Race 7: MATES IN MINING CLASS 1 H’CAP – 1200M
DYNAMIC THINKER – Raced 3 wide with cover throughout.
COOK IT CHARLIE – Raced 3 wide without cover throughout.
BLACKJACK ROSE – Held up for a short distance rounding the home turn. Steadied when awkwardly placed at the heels of MISS LUCINDA which shifted out whilst weakening.
MISS LUCINDA – Began awkwardly. After being caught wide in the early stages, the filly was allowed to stride forward to obtain the lead passing the 800m.
FLAUNT – Began awkwardly.
GUNNOBE – Trainer L. Hatch was fined $100 for the late declaration of Apprentice A. Patis as rider.
TOP MELODY – Began awkwardly. Crowded for room by JONDY ROCKET which was taken in by MISS LUCINDA which was being corrected by its rider after shifting out.
RAINGURL – Raced 3 wide with cover throughout.
LAMPLIGHT LILI – Slow to begin.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 4. Tnr. M. Palmer – $100 – late rider declaration – LR. 67
Race 7. Tnr. L. Hatch – $100 – late rider declaration – LR. 67
J. Hodge – injured.
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
All winners, Single Skip
Race 3. SACRED STONE – late scratching; laceration to its off hind hindquarters – veterinary clearance req’d – AR. 20(e)
Race 3. NAYTELLRHI BIRD – lame near fore fetlock – veterinary clearance req’d – AR. 20(e)
Race 3. J. Taylor – dislodged from SACRED STONE en route to the barriers.
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 3. STYK AT IT - Jarrod Woodhouse
Race 4. GENERAL WITT - Rikki Palmer
Race 5. REINSTATE - Jag Guthmann-Chester
UNUSUAL AUNT - Nathan Evans
NOTTA LOVER - Andrew Mallyon
INSIDE INFORMATION - Luke Dittman
Race 6. CRAB BOY - Emma Ljung
Race 7. BAY OF DRAGONS - Brooke Ainsworth
GUNNOBE - App. Alex Patis
RAINGURL - Nathan Evans
JONDY ROCKET - Matthew Palmer
Race 3. SACRED STONE – 2.10pm – barriers
Race 5. HICKSON – 7.49am
Published subject to correction upon revision