QUEENSLAND RACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
MOUNT ISA RACE CLUB
TUESDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2020
WEATHER – FINE TRACK – DIRT RAIL – IN TRUE POSITION
Steward – P Lane
Clerk of Scales – Steward
Judge – L Finlay
Veterinarian/Sample Collection Officer – K Stretton
Starter – M Cummings
Due to predicted sultry weather conditions, this race meeting was conducted within the provisions of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission Caring for Racing Animals in Extreme Heat Policy.
Race 1: MAIDEN PLATE 900m
WHYOULIKETHAT (GER) – Slowly away. Raced wide for the majority.
SHANAHAN – Raced wide for the majority.
Race 2: CLASS 4 PLATE 1000m
HI ZERO – Buffeted between runners on jumping. Raced wide for the majority.
TOFU MICK – Commenced to tire leaving the 600m. Raced wide for the majority. A post-race veterinary examination revealed the gelding to be lame in the off hind leg. Trainer Ms T Parry was advised a veterinary clearance would be required prior to the gelding again being permitted to start in a race.
Race 3: CLASS 1 HANDICAP 1100m
STAR SINGER – Slowly away.
WARRUMBUNGLE – Slowly into stride after being inconvenienced on jumping.
NO HAT NO PLAY - Raced wide for the majority.
Race 4: OPEN HANDICAP 1100m
TRY ‘N’ RUN A MUCK – Slowly into stride.
TEMPESTA ROSSA - Slowly into stride.
MISSED OUT – Laid in down the back straight. Jockey D Ballard reported the horse had felt flat in today’s event. Trainer Mr D Finter was of the opinion the horse had come to the end of its preparation and advised it would be immediately turned out for a spell.
Race 5: BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP 1450m
CAPTAIN’S PICK: Raced at Cloncurry on Saturday October 31. Inspected pre-race by the Veterinarian and was cleared to start. Raced wide for the majority.
SYD’S COIN – Slowly away after hesitating as the start was effected.
KING LANDON – Trainer Mr S Royes advised that the gelding, which had raced poorly at its previous start when tried in blinkers for the first time, had raced far more tractably today after the removal of that piece of gear. Jockey R Hancock was also of the opinion that the gear change had been a major contributing factor to today’s performance.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
Race 2. TOFU MICK. Lame off hind. Vet clearance prior to next start.
The following horses were withdrawn by order of Stewards at 11am due to no rider being available:
Race 1. BE PRESENT, GOOD TO DREAM, MY SHARONA, VANDAR LOOM
Race 2. TEMERITY, MR ROCKARD, BACCHUR, ALOTAFOX
Race 3. ISA PRINCESS, BELAR BLUE, UNDER RESTRAINT, CLAIRVUE SAGA
Race 4. MASKING, WORLD OF PAIN
Race 5. ESCADAY, DRUSILLA, SINGLE STORY, MASTER AGAR
Published subject to correction upon revision