QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
RICHMOND TURF CLUB
RICHMOND – SATURDAY 03 10 2020
WEATHER – FineTRACK RATING – DirtRAIL – True
Chairman of Stewards – R Smith
Stewards – D Lane
Clerk of Scales – Stewards
Judge – P Iivers & R Clime
Veterinarian – Dr R Lynch
Swab Attendants – Dr R Lynch
Starter – J Wharton
Trainer T Parry was fined the sum of $100 under the provisions of LR36(6) in that she failed to scratch a dual acceptor by the prescribed time, that being 5pm on the day of acceptances.
Race 1: MONTY O'SULLIVAN 43RD BT AIF MEMORIAL CLASS B HANDICAP 1000 METRES
TOSS OF A COIN - Was at late scratching at 1.20pm acting on veterinary advice after being very fractious in the mounting yard.Prior to the declaration of correct weight all monies invested on TOSS OF A COIN were ordered to be refunded. Deductions applicable to bets placed on winner and place getters prior to 4:22pm were:
7 cents in the dollar for the place
9 cents in the dollar for the win
Trainer Ms S. Royes was advised the mare must successfully trial under race day conditions and a veterinary certificate of fitness would be required prior to the mare again being permitted to start in a race.
ANNIE LIGHTFOOT – Fractious in the mounting yard.Trainer J. Bawden was advised a warning would be placed on the mares pre-race behavior.Raced wide throughout.
MISS VALLETTA – Raced wide rounding the home turn.
MISS ELLEY – Jockey T Brummell advised the mare raced uncomfortably at times during the race and may not have appreciated the track conditions as it was having its first start in this area.Jockey Brummell was reprimanded under the provisions of AR132(5) in that he did use his whip in an excessive manner (16 times) throughout the event.
Race 2: WJ & VM HARRINGTON & DAUGHTER ANNIE CORAL SEA MEMORIAL MAIDEN PLATE 1200 METRES
MATCHFOX – A pre-race veterinary examination found the gelding to be lame in the near fore fetlock and was subsequently declared a late scratching at 12.40pm on veterinary advice.Trainer J. Bawden advised veterinary certificate of clearance required prior to next start.Betting had not commenced at this time.
DEVIL’S NUMBER – Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination and was passed fit to start
GOOD TO DREAM – Slow into stride.Hung out rounding the home turn shifting very wide on the track.Trainer T. Parry advised a warning is being placed on the mares racing manners.
MR TYCOON- Approaching then 900 metresmade contact with the inside running rail and commenced racing ungenerously for a short distance.Rider advised the gelding was having its first start in area and was not appreciating thekickback.Trainer S. Locke advised a warning is being placed on the geldings racing manners.
Race 3: HUGHES EARTHMOVING BENCHMARK 50 HANDICAP 1200 METRES
NITRO CITY – Began awkwardly and shifted outwards bumping with another runner.
HICKSON – Bumped by another runner on jumping and raced wide in the early and middle stages.
CLARION – Raced wide in the middle stages and rounding the home turn.
SILENTUS – Raced wide rounding then home turn.
Race 4: LT COL HARRY MURRAY VICTORIA CROSS BENCHMARK 69 HANDICAP 1200 METRES
SNIPPY STRATEGIC – Momentarily eased off the heels of another runner approaching the 600 m. Jockey J.Babarovichwas reprimanded under the provisions of AR132(5) in that he did use his whip in an excessive manner (15 times) throughout the event.
ESCADAY – Raced wide rounding the home turn.
Race 5: RI MCCLYMONT MEMORIAL BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP1400 METRES
FIRE RANGER – Slow into stride.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 1- Jockey T Brummell- Excessive use of the whip AR132(5)- Reprimand
Race 4- Jockey J Babarovich- Excessive use of the whip AR132(5)- Reprimand
Trainer T Parry- Failed to scratch dual acceptor by prescribed time LR36(6)- $100
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
Race 1- TOSS OF A COIN- Barrier trial and Veterinary certificate
Race 2- MATCH FOC- Veterinary certificate
Race 2- MR TYCOON- Warning; Racing manners
Race 2- GOOD TO DREAM- Warning; Racing manners
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 3- HICKSON was ridden by J Babarovich
The following runners were scratched at 12:00pm by order of Stewards when no suitable riders were available:
Race 1- ISA PRINCESS, NO HAT NO PLAY, BELAR BLUE, TELLING STORIES and SCOTTABEE
Race 3- WRITER’S BLOCK
Published subject to correction upon revision