Stewards Report

Rockhampton Jockey Club Inc

Rockhampton Provincial | TAB

Thu 19 Sep Good 4

Rail

+6.5m Entire Course

Track

Turf
Good 4 Pen Not available

Nil

3mm last 24hrs, 39mm last 7 days

Fine

Track conditions update: 1:02AM Friday 20 September
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 19/9 - 7:30am

Nominations

Fri 13/09/19 11:00am

Weights

Mon 16/09/19 12:00am

Acceptances

Tue 17/09/19 09:30am

Riders

Tue 17/09/19 12:00pm

Scratchings

Thu 19/09/19 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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
 
ROCKHAMPTON, THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2019
 
WEATHER – FINE        TRACK RATING – GOOD 4          RAIL – 6.5M ENTIRE TRACK       PENETROMETER – NA.                 
 
 
OFFICIALS
 
Chairman of Stewards – J. Adams (Chairman)
Stewards – P. Zimmermann, J. Hackett,  T. Hudson
Clerk of Scales - W. Welburn
Judge – S. Bryant
Veterinarian – Dr S. Olsen
Swab attendants – J. Crompton
Starter –  R. Hanson
 
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General
 
Sky Channel advised race times to be rescheduled as follows:
 
Race 1:  1.45 pm;  Race 2:  2.20 pm;  Race 3:  2.57 pm; Race 4:  3.35 pm;  Race 5:  4.10 pm;   Race 6:  4.45 pm;  Race 7:  5.20 pm.
 
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Race 1: Garrard’s/RJC Awards Spring Carnival Launch – Sat 28 Sep Class 6 Plate – 1400m
 
MUSTA BUSY – Overraced in the early stages. Laid in under pressure in the straight.
 
PROANE – Began awkwardly and as a result was slow to begin.
 
SIR VAN DYKE – Rider reported that his mount failed to travel at any stage in today’s event, and was under pressure from in the vicinity of the 600m and ran to the line in a disappointing manner.  A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any visible abnormalities.
Race 2: Rockhampton Wholesale Bakehouse QTIS 3yo Maiden H’cap – 1400m
 
HEY PAL – Hampered on jumping away. In the vicinity of the 400m was contacted by ALL FOR HARRY, which shifted in marginally. In the vicinity of the 300m shifted out when insufficiently clear of ALL FOR HARRY.  Rider R. Wiggins, rider of  HEY PAL, was reminded of his obligations to be clear when shifting ground in future.
 
ZIGGI ROCKS – Hampered on jumping away. Raced wide without cover throughout.
 
BRAHMINY – Jumped away awkwardly. Overraced in the early and middle stages.
 
ROCKY ROWEL – Jumped away awkwardly.
 
MISS CLAIR – In the vicinity of the 700m became awkward in its stride and shifted in despite the efforts of its rider, hampering HE’S SO VIVACIOUS.
 
ALL FOR HARRY – In the vicinity  of the 400m shifted in under pressure, contacting HEY PAL. In the vicinity of the 300m was obliged to steady to avoid the heels of HEY PAL.
 
TALES OF EPSILON – Raced wide without cover throughout.
 
HE’S SO VIVACIOUS – Laid out throughout the event. In the vicinity of the 700m was obliged to steady to avoid the heels of MISS CLAIR, which shifted in marginally.
 
 
Race 3: Butler Partners (Regional) Pty Ltd Open H’cap - 1100m
 
BOLD XAVVI – Began awkwardly. Raced ungenerously in the early and middle stages. In the vicinity of the 50m was obliged to steady to avoid the heels of ISIS MAGIC, which shifted out abruptly despite the efforts of its rider.
 
ISIS MAGIC – Underwent a veterinary examination and was passed fit to start. Held up for clear running from the vicinity of the 500m until inside the 300m, whereby it was able to shift out and improve into clear running. In the vicinity of the 50m became awkward in its action and shifted out abruptly.  A post race veterinary examination revealed ISIS MAGIC to be lame in the near foreleg.  Trainer K. Miller was advised that a veterinary clearance would be required  prior to the mare resuming.
 
CASINO THOUGHTS -  When questioned regarding the performance, trainer K. Hansen stated the gelding had pleased in its work leading into today’s event and could offer no tangible excuses  for the disappointing performance, and advised he would report back on the condition of CASINO THOUGHTS in the coming days.  Underwent a veterinary examination which failed to reveal any visible abnormalities.
 
 
 
 
Race 4: 990 4RO Rockhampton Maiden Plate – 1300m
 
CAPTAIN TOM – Slow to begin.
 
MEATBALL – Slow to begin.  
 
BOLD INSPIRATION – Overraced in the early and middle stages. In the vicinity of the 200m was disappointed for a run between MEATBALL, which shifted out, and HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL, which shifted in.  Rider A. Butler, rider of MEATBALL, and rider R. Wiggins, rider of HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL,  were reminded of their obligations to stop riding and straighten when their mounts shift ground in future. When questioned regarding the performance of BOLD INSPIRATION, jockey R. Stewart could offer no explanation for the disappointing performance, adding, in his opinion, the mare may not have handled today’s firm track conditions.  Trainer G. Taylor similarly could off no explanation, adding  that the filly had pleased in its trackwork leading into today’s event, and that  he would report back to stewards in the coming days regarding the condition of BOLD INSPIRATION.  A post race veterinary examination  revealed a poor post-race recovery.  
 
CASINO WEEK – Raced wide without cover throughout.
 
 
Race 5: Rockhampton Engineering And Maintenance Benchmark 60 H’cap – 1050m
 
ANCIENT AZTEC – Overraced in the early stages.
 
AUTHENTIC SWING – Overraced in the early and middle stages. In the vicinity of the 600m was obliged to steady after improving on to the heels of ANCIENT AZTEC.
 
RATHER SILKY – Held up for clear running from the vicinity of the 600m until inside the 400m.
 
BOOMISTA – Raced wide without cover throughout.
 
SANTISIMO – Rider B. Pengelly pleaded guilty to a charge under AR211(2) for returning to scale in excess of 0.5 kilograms and was fined $300.
 
Race 6: Thomas Betta Home Living Class 4 H’cap – 1200m
 
HIDDEN GODDESS – Jumped away awkwardly. Overraced throughout.
 
FORGOTTEN FEELING – Overraced in the middle stages.
 
TOXOPHILY – Laid in under pressure in the straight.
 
RED HEAVY – Held up for a short distance passing the 200m. Rider accidentally dropped his whip in the vicinity of the 300m
 
CASSAVANCE – Raced wide without cover throughout.
 
Race 7: 2019 XXXX Spring Carnival Class 2 Plate – 1400m
 
AHMAH STAR – Declared a late scratching at 5.10 pm after undergoing a pre-race veterinary examination which revealed the horse to be lame in the off hind leg.  Subsequent to the event, all monies invested on the horse were ordered to be refunded, with the following deductions applicable.
 
0 cents in the dollar on the face value of win bets
1 cent in the dollar on the face value of win bets for the place
2 cents  in the dollar on the face value of 2nd place bets
0 cents in the dollar on the face value of 3rd place bets
 
UBIRR ROCK – Slow to begin.
 
CELOSIA – Began awkwardly. Held up for clear running on entering the home straight and was obliged to shift wider on the track to secure clear running.
 
GYPSY BIKER – Laid in under pressure in the straight.
 
PAUA – Jockey A. Butler pleaded guilty to a charge under AR132(7)(a)(ii) in that he used his whip more than 5 times prior to the 100m. Jockey Butler was fined $300. In determining penalty stewards took into account jockey Butler’s recent infringements of this rule.
 
QUIDNI – Rider B. Pengelly pleaded guilty to a charge under AR132(7)(a)(ii) in that he used his whip 10 times prior to the 100m. In issuing a reprimand stewards took into account the totality of whip use in particular and also jockey B. Pengelly’s good record in regard to this rule.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
 
Summary of action concerning licensees
 
 
Fines 
Race 3.          Brad Pengelly – Jockey – Return to scale in excess of 0.5 kilograms o/weight (Santisimo)  - $300 – AR211(2)
Race 7.          A. Butler – Jockey – Use whip 9 times prior to 100m - $300 – AR132(7)(a)(ii)

Reprimand
Race 7.          Brad Pengelly – Jockey – Quidni - Use whip 10 times prior to 100m AR132(7)(a)(ii)
 
 
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Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
 
Horses swabbed post race
All winners
 
Late Scratching
Race 7.          Armah Star – 5.10 pm
 
Race 7: 2019 XXXX Spring Carnival Class 2 Plate – 1400m
 
 
Bars/warnings
Race 3.          Isis Magic – Lame near foreleg – Vet. Clearance – LR25
 
 
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Nil.

 
 
 
(Issued subject to correction upon revision)