Stewards Report

Rockhampton Jockey Club Inc

Rockhampton Provincial | TAB

Wed 06 Jan Good 4

Rail

True Entire Course

Track

Turf
Good 4 Pen 5.2

Nil last 24hrs, 50mm last 7 days

5mm last 24hrs, 20mm last 7 days

Overcast

Track conditions update: 12:01AM Thursday 07 January
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 6/1 - 7:30am

Nominations

Wed 30/12/20 11:00am

Weights

Thu 31/12/20 12:00am

Acceptances

Mon 04/01/21 09:30am

Riders

Mon 04/01/21 12:00pm

Scratchings

Wed 06/01/21 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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 JOCKEY CLUB

ROCKHAMPTON – WEDNESDAY 06 JANUARY 2021

WEATHER – Fine TRACK RATING – Soft 5- Good 4 retrospective to race 3. RAIL – True
PENETROMETER – 5.2

OFFICIALS

Chairman of Stewards – J. Adams.
Stewards – C. Allison, T. Hudson, E. Suli.
Clerk of Scales – W. Welburn.
Judge – S. Bryant.
Veterinarian – Dr. R. Olson.
Swab Attendants – K. Kilpatrick.
Starter – T. Williams.

GENERAL
As Jockey B Appo was unable to fulfil his engagement in race 1 due to transport difficulties, stewards permitted Jockey A Sewell to replace B Appo as per the stewards summary.

Race 1: XXXX GOLD QTIS Two-Year-Old Class 2 Handicap 1050 metres

WHISPERING MOSS - Slow to begin. Failed to muster early gate speed.

TAHLIA GOLD - Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

CODY ALTEM – Hung in throughout the event. Trainer F Smith was advised a warning would be placed on the record of gelding.

Race 2: BECOME A CLUB 150 MEMBER 2021 QTIS Three-Year-Old Class 2 Handicap 1300 metres

KOTABHARU – Overraced in the early and middle stages. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

SONEYMAR STAR – Overraced in the early and middle stages. Raced green when placed under pressure in the home straight. Rider W D’Avila was fined $400 under AR132(7)(a)(ii) for using his whip on eight occasions prior to the 100m, three more than permitted. Trainer D Johnstone was advised that a warning would be placed on the record of the gelding in relation to being difficult to load.

BOLD AND LUCY – Overraced in the early and middle stages.

Race 3: CALLAGHAN PARK FUNCTIONS AND EVENTS CENTRE BENCHMARK 58 Handicap 1200 metres

MISTA BUSY – Jumped away awkwardly.

BRIGHTON TOFF – Jumped away awkwardly. Hung in when placed under pressure in the home straight proving difficult to ride. Trainer D Gardiner was advised a warning would be placed on the record of the mare. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

FIGHTING FAITH – Hampered on jumping away.

Race 4: ARCADE CAR PARK MARKETS AT CALLAGHAN PARK - EVERY SUNDAY QTIS Three-Ye 1200 metres

MANIFICA – Race wide throughout the event.

ROCK READY – Race wide throughout the event. Lost its near hind plate in running.

LYNN'S LANE – Trainer A Coome was advised that LYNN’S LANE would be required to gain a further barrier certificate after proving difficult to load.

BETTER CHILL'EM – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

GRACIOUS JAZZ – Slow to begin.

LADY LOWBURN – Slow to begin.

MATAGORDA – Slow to begin.

Race 5: TAB Maiden Handicap 1100 metres

FAST SONG – Laid out when placed under pressure in the home straight. Rider A Butler was fined $500 under AR132(7)(a)(ii) for using his whip on six occasions prior to the 100m, one more than permitted.

TASHANKA - Trainer W Weeks was advised that TASHANKA would be required to gain a further barrier certificate after proving difficult to load. Trainer W Weeks advised stewards that TASHANKA would now be retired.

CHAMPAGNE AT DAWN – Trainer Z Hohn plead guilty to a charge under the provisions of AR165(1) for the late arrival of the mare on course and was fined $400. CHAMPAGNE AT DAWN underwent a pre race veterinary examination and was passed fit to start. CHAMPAGNE AT DAWN was also pre race tested.

MOTHERLODE – Overraced in the early and middle stages.

CALL ME BEL – Laid in when placed under pressure in the home straight.

Race 6: CAPRICORNIA YEARLING SALE 2021 OPEN Handicap 1050 metres


TAKINGS – Under went a pre race veterinary examination after not competing in the past 12 months and was passed fit to start.

TOY BOY – lost its off fore plate in running.

HELLUVA HOFFA – Slow into stride and attempted to buck shortly after. Trainer P Burke was advised that the gelding would be required to trial prior to a future race start.

Race 7: RJC MEMBERSHIPS ONLINE AT ROCKHAMPTON TICKETS Class 3 Handicap 1050 metres

INTIMIDATING – Hampered on jumping away.

BANTU BAY – Underwent a pre race veterinary examination after contacting the rail en route to the barriers and was passed fit to start.

DOUBLE EM – Shortly after jumping away was momentarily inconvenienced by BANTU BAY which shifted in at an acute angle. Jockey N Day, rider of BANTU BAY was advised to ensure he is clear when shifting ground in future.

LINGALONGA LASS – Hampered on jumping away. Approaching the 600m was momentarily inconvenienced after improving to the inside of MISS NASTY, which laid out rounding the home turn. Rider W D’Avila was fined $400 under AR132(7)(a)(ii) for using his whip on seven occasions prior to the 100m, two more than permitted.

MISS NASTY – Hampered on jumping away.

Race 8: FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK - ROCKHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUB Class 6 Handicap 1300 metres

UMBERTO – slow to begin.

CHINCHINBILLA – Rider D Graham was fined $500 under AR132(7)(a)(ii) for using her whip on six occasions prior to the 100m, one more than permitted.

FANX – Bound on jumping away. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities. Trainer K Smyth stated that he would now freshen up the gelding.

TOWER ROAD (NZ) – when questioned in relation to TOWER ROAD racing in a more prominent position today, Jockey N Day stated that he was instructed to be positive out of the gates. Trainer P O’Toole will be questioned in relation to his instructions provided. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

KINGS COUNTY – A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

Race 9: CLUB 150 PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE NOW BENCHMARK 55 Handicap 1600 metres

TAVI MCBRIDE (NZ) – A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

CONQUERING JUDAS – Slow to begin. Held up for clear running on entering the home straight and raced in restricted room passing the 200m.

CENTAUR – Rider W D’Avilia was suspended under AR132(5) for using his whip on seventeen occasions throughout the event, three more than permitted. His license was suspended for a period of eight days to commence midnight 6th January 2021 to conclude midnight 14th January 2021.

POETIC PETE – When questioned regarding the performance of the gelding, Jockey M Murphy could offer no explanation for the disappointing performance. A post race veterinary examination failed to reveal any abnormalities.

REAGAN'S MISTAKE – Race wide throughout the event.




STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY

Summary of action concerning licensees

Reprimands


Fines
Race 2. Wanderson D’Avila – Jockey – Whip breach prior to 100m – AR132(7)(a)(ii) - $400.
Race 5. Ashley Butler – Jockey - Whip breach prior to 100m – AR132(7)(a)(ii) - $500.
Race 5. Zoe Hohn – Trainer – Late arrival in the saddling paddock – AR165(1) - $400.
Race 7. Wanderson D’Avila – Jockey - Whip breach prior to 100m – AR132(7)(a)(ii) - $400.
Race 8. Dakota Graham – a/jockey - Whip breach prior to 100m – AR132(7)(a)(ii) - $500.



Suspensions
Race 9. Wanderson D’Avila – Jockey – totality of whip use – AR132(5) – 8 days to commence m/night 06.1.21 to m/night 14.1.21.


Race day injuries/illness
Nil.

Absent jockeys
Nil.

Adjourned inquiries
Nil.

Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses

Horses swabbed pre-race
Back When, Fast Song, Champagne At Dawn, Joel.

Horses swabbed post-race
All winners

Warnings/bars
Race 1. CODY ALTEM – hung in – warning.
Race 2. SONEYMAR STAR – difficult to load – warning.
Race 3. BRIGHTON TOFF – Hung in – warning.
Race 4. LYNN’S LANE – difficult to load – Barrier cert required – AR20(e).
Race 5. TASHANKA - difficult to load – Barrier cert required – AR20(e).
Race 6. HELLUVA HOFFA – Attempted to buck – to trial – AR20(e).


Bleeders
Nil.

Falls
Nil.

Adjourned inquiries
Nil.

Protests
Nil.

Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 1. Cody Altem – A Sewell.

Late scratchings
Nil.




Published subject to correction upon revision