Stewards Report

Mackay Turf Club

Mackay Provincial | TAB

Sat 20 Feb Soft 7

Rail

True

Track

Turf
Soft 7 Pen Not available

26mm last 24hrs, 82mm last 7 days

Nil last 24hrs, 12mm last 7 days

Raining

Track conditions update: 12:05AM Sunday 21 February
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 20/2 - 7:45am

Nominations

Mon 15/02/21 11:00am

Weights

Tue 16/02/21 12:00am

Acceptances

Thu 18/02/21 09:00am

Riders

Thu 18/02/21 12:00pm

Scratchings

Sat 20/02/21 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

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

MACKAY TURF CLUB

MACKAY – SATURDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2021

WEATHER – Showers TRACK RATING – Heavy 8/ Soft 7 (2-6) RAIL – True

OFFICIALS

Chairman of Stewards – J. Adams
Stewards – C. Warren, E. Suli, D. Lane
Clerk of Scales – A. Warry
Judge – S. Bryant
Veterinarian – B.
Swab Attendants – N. Paull
Starter – P. Conway

General

Apprentice E Cass was reprimanded under the provisions of AR128(1) for the late arrival on course.

Race 1: TRIPLE M QTIS JEWEL QUALIFIER 2YO Plate 1100 metres

CRAIGLEA BANDIT – Held up for clear running on entering the home straight and had to shift out to improve into clear running.

YARRALINDA – Momentarily inconvenienced passing the 900m by AGUSTAWYND which shifted out while overracing. When questioned regarding the performance of the Filly, Apprentice E. Smith stated that in her opinion YARRALINDA failed to handle the heavy going and may have come to the end of its preparation. A post-race veterinary examination revealed a poor post-race recovery.

GOLDEN GROOVE – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

CRAIGLEA MIA – Shortly after jumping away, became awkward in its stride and as a result Apprentice E. Cass elected to pull the Filly up approaching the 800m and failed to finish. A post race veterinary examination reveal the Filly to be lame in the off hind leg. Trainer K Johnstone was advised a veterinary clearance would be required prior to accepting for a future race or trial.

CALPURNIA – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

AGUSTAWYND – Overraced in the early and middle stages. Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight. Rider C. Whiteley was fined $300 under AR132(5) for using his whip on 15 occasions in total.


Race 2: KEY SOLUTIONS GROUP Maiden Handicap 1100 metres

SEBERTON – Slow to begin. Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

CHEYENNE BEACH – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

Following the running of this event the track was upgraded to a Soft (7) retrospective to race 2.

Race 3: PAYNE PRINT BENCHMARK 70 Handicap 1560 metres

PROANE – Slow to begin. Momentarily inconvenienced passing the 300m.

ELLE A WALKING – Slow to begin. Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight. Held up for clear running on entering the home straight.

LITTLE HUNTER – when questioned regarding the performance, Jockey A Butler could offer no explanation but was disappointed in the geldings finishing effort. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

BROMES – Overraced in the early and middle stages. Held up for clear running rounding the home turn and entering the home straight. Approaching the 300m had to be restrained to avoid the heels of CRAIGLEA CETINA, which shifted in when insufficiently clear. Apprentice E. Cass, rider of CRAIGLEA CETINA, pleaded guilty to a charge under the provisions of AR131(a) for allowing her mount to shift ground when insufficiently clear and had her license to ride in races suspended for eight (8) days to commence midnight 23 February 2021 to midnight 3 March 2021.

SOLAR PANEL – Overraced in the early and middle stages.

AREE AL – Hampered on jumping away.


Race 4: MACKAY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION RATINGS BAND 0 - 55 Handicap 1560 metres

CELEBRATION DAY – Underwent a prerace veterinary examination and was passed fit to start. Shortly after jumping away became awkward in its stride and as a result Jockey Smith elected to restrain his mount out of the race. A post race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be lame in the off hind leg. Trainer R Adair was advised CELEBRATION DAY would be required to present a veterinary clearance prior to accepting for a future race or trial.

WITH TRUST – Was a late scratching on veterinary advice at 2.50pm after being found to be lame in the near fore leg. Trainer R Binder was advised a veterinary clearance would be required prior to a future race or trial.

RUFFIN' IT – Passing the 1050m had to be restrained to avoid the heels of COMBATTANT DE RUE which shifted in. Apprentice E. Smith, rider of COMBATTANT DE RUE was reminded of her

COMBATTANT DE RUE – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

Race 5: KEY SOLUTIONS GROUP RATINGS BAND 0 - 58 Handicap 1200 metres

BILL 'N' TED – When questioned in relation to the performance of the gelding, Jockey T Bannon stated that the gelding who was racing first up today would derive benefit from the run. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

ULTIMATE RING – Raced wide throughout the event.

WOTSIZNAME – Held up for clear running on entering the home straight.

SHEZASHOOTINGSTAR – Failed to muster early gate speed.


Race 6: TAB LONG MAY WE PLAY BENCHMARK 70 Handicap 1100 metres

FRATELLINO –Jumped away awkwardly. Hampered on entering the home straight and as a result became awkward in its stride.

FANAAR – Overraced in the early and middle stages.

SUCH A WHIT – Severely hampered on entering the home straight by FRATELLINO which was carried out by FANAAR which shifted out when insufficiently clear. Jockey T Bannon, rider of FANAAR was severely reprimanded.

BOSS BABY – Hampered on jumping away. Overraced in the early and middle stages. Had difficulty obtaining clear running on entering the home straight.

HIDDEN GODDESS – Jumped away awkwardly.

ZIPSPUR – Slow to begin.



STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY

Summary of action concerning licensees

Reprimands
General. Emily Cass – a/Jockey – late arrival on course – AR128(1)
Race 6. Trinity Bannon – Jockey – Careless Riding – AR131(a)

Fines
Race 2. Chris Whiteley – Jockey – totality of whip use – 15 times – AR132(5) - $300

Suspensions
Race 3. Emily Cass – a/Jockey – careless riding – AR131(a) – m/night 23.2.21 to m/night 3.3.21.

Race day injuries/illness
Nil.

Absent jockeys
Nil.

Adjourned inquiries
Nil.

Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses

Horses swabbed pre-race
Yarralinda, Avocado Sunset, Bromes, Fanaar (NZ)

Horses swabbed post-race
All winners

Warnings/bars
Race 1. Craiglea Mia – Lame off hindleg – vet cert required – AR20(e)
Race43. With Trust - Lame near foreleg – Vet cert required – AR20(e)
Race 4. Celebration Day – Lame off foreleg – vet cert required – AR20(e)

Bleeders
Nil.

Falls
Nil.

Adjourned inquiries
Nil.

Protests
Nil.

Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Nil.

Late scratchings
Race 4. With Trust – on vets advice – 2.50pm.




Published subject to correction upon revision