Stewards Report

Sunshine Coast Turf Club

Sunshine Coast Provincial | TAB

Fri 10 May Soft 6


8 metres Entire Course


Soft 6 Pen 6.7

Nil last 24hrs, 10mm last 7 days



Track conditions update: 1:02AM Saturday 11 May
Last Track Rating Update: Finalised 10/5 - 7:45am


Mon 06/05/19 11:00am


Tue 07/05/19 12:00am


Wed 08/05/19 09:30am


Wed 08/05/19 12:00pm


Fri 10/05/19 07:30am

Late Nominations

Races: 1, 2, 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.

RAIL – 8M         
Chairman of Stewards – J. Williamson
Stewards – C. Albrecht, P. Zimmermann, J. Hackett, G. Goold
Clerk of Scales – L. Hicks
Judge – P. Chilton, C. Dunn
Veterinarian – Dr A. Murdoch                                                                    
Swab Attendants – K. Warwick, L. Chaplin
Starter – R. Hanson
Stewards Secretary – P. Carey
Race 1: TAB Ratings Band 0-60 Hcap – 2200m
EXCELEBRATION GOLD – Jumped away awkwardly.
CORSINI – Slow to begin.
EDEN ROAD – Jockey D. Smith could offer no explanation for the disappointing performance. A post race veterinary examination of the horse, which weakened approaching the 600m and finished last, failed to reveal any significant abnormalities.  Trainer G. Laming indicated in light of today’s performance the horse would be retired from his stable.
Following this race the track rating was upgraded to Soft 6.
Race 2: Hot 91.1 Ladies Oaks Day 31.5.19  – 1000m
MR MARKOU – Slow to begin.  Obliged to race in restricted room after passing the 700m and became unbalanced.
TAN TAT DIAMOND – Slow to begin.  Jockey M. Hellyer reported his mount laid out under pressure in the straight.
Race 3:  Slade Bloodstock Pty Ltd Class 2 Plate – 1400m
TECHNO SAVVY – Jumped away awkwardly and shifted in, making contact with OCEAN ADDICT. When asked to comment on the performance, jockey M. Palmer indicated after travelling well throughout and obtaining clear running in the early stage of the home straight, he was disappointed with the horse’s finishing effort as the gelding failed to respond when placed under pressure.
ROSSMAY – Began awkwardly and shifted out, making contact with GREAT POWERS.  Obliged to steady from heels near the 300m when having difficulty obtaining clear running.
CYCLONE PATH – Jumped away awkwardly.
STANDING OVATION – Which was caught wide after the start was obliged to race wide for the majority of the race.
RAISE AN ARMY – Laid out slightly under pressure in the home straight.
SMOOTH CELEBRATION – A post race veterinary examination reveal  the mare to be lame in the off foreleg. Connections were advised that veterinary clearance must be supplied prior to its next race start.
Race 4: John Burgess Electrical Maiden  Hcap  – 1200m
REAL MACHINE – Jumped away awkwardly. Raced wide without cover.
ME MUM’S FOXY – Which was a little  slow to begin, was hampered shortly after the start between runners.
DIAMOND JESS – Blundered  shifted out at the start. Overraced badly in the early stages and was checked from heels near the 800m.
EPIC BEL – Slow to begin. Laid in under pressure over the concluding stages.
FILLYSOPHYCAL – Brushed on jumping away. Tightened for room near the 700m and had to be steadied.
SUCCEEDANDCONQUER – Brushed on jumping away.
TRUTHIZ – Jumped away awkwardly and lost ground.
 WILCARUISE – Overraced in the early and middle stages.  Tightened for room near the 700m and had to be steadied. Lost its off hind plate in running. 
THERENBACK – Bumped by another runner over the concluding stages.
OCTIC – Raced wide without cover.
BENETEAU BUOY – Raced wide.
PURR ITTY KITTY – Jockey J. Orman advised stewards he was disappointed in the horse’s finishing effort after travelling well in a favourable position throughout. A  post race veterinary examination revealed the horse to be suffering from cardiac arrhythmia.  Connections were  advised that a veterinary clearance and ECG  must be supplied and the horse must perform satisfactorily in an official trial prior to its next race start.
Race 5: Cellar Maintenance Australia Sacred Elixir QTIC 2yo Hcap – 1400m
JOMERA – Slow to begin. Had difficulty securing clear running after passing the 300m and obliged to steady when disappointed for a run near the 200m.
OCTAVIAN – Slow to begin.
WISHFILLY – Jumped away awkwardly.
DJEBEL READY – Jumped away awkwardly and made heavy contact with the barrier partition.
ERIC THE EEL – Jumped away awkwardly and lost ground.
RED SATIN – Inconvenienced and steadied on jumping away. Raced 3 wide without cover throughout.
KALIK – Overraced in the early stages whilst racing greenly.
GREAT BRAVE – Raced in restricted room passing the 800m. 
MAGIC BEANS – Bumped on a number of occasions passing the 600m and was forced wider.
SOUTHERN SWING – Lost its near fore plate in running.
Race 6: Double R Thoroughbreds Class 1 Hcap  – 1000m
FLAME OF LIBERTY – Slow to begin.
FANTASAY  – Slow to begin.
ORIENTAL RULER – Slow to begin.
ROGUE DRUMMER – Jumped away awkwardly.  Tightened for room and had to be steadied near the 300m. Jockey R. Wiggins, rider of MOUNTBATTEN, was reprimanded for this incident.
MOUNTBATTEN – Jumped away awkwardly.
Race 7:  Paddi Sheehan’s Last Run Ratings Band 0-60 Hcap  – 1200m
BRILEE ROSE – Change of tactics. Connections advised the horse would settle in a midfield position. After being caught wide in the early stages was ridden forward to a position outside the lead.  A post race veterinary examination of the horse, which weakened badly in the home straight after being bumped by another runner near the 400m  failed to reveal any significant abnormalities. Trainer K. Schweida indicated to stewards in light of today’s performance he would discuss the horse’s immediate future with the owners.
DOMINANT WITNESS – Slow to begin.
DRUMS JEWEL – Jumped inwards at the start and made contact with another runner.
SUGAR BUZZ – Bumped at the start.
EARLSTOUN RULER – Jumped away awkwardly.
PHAST LAD – Raced 4 wide without cover throughout.
TAMARIN – Apprentice J. Murphy reported his mount overraced in the early  and middle stages and as a result shifted wider near the 700m to avoid heels and remained 3 wide from that point onwards.
POSITIVE SPIN - Obliged to shift out rounding the home turn to avoid heels and laid out under pressure over the concluding stages.
BOUNTY HUNTER – Jockey D. Griffin was reprimanded for using his whip more than 5 times prior to the 100m.

Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 6.           Ryan Wiggins – Jockey – Weigh in overweight - $300 - AR145*
Race 7.           Anderson Heathcote – Trainer – Late rider Tamarin - $100 – LR67*
Race 6.           Ryan Wiggins – Jockey - C/riding – AR131(a)*
Race 7.           Daniel Griffin – Jockey – Use whip 6 times prior to the 100m/total 19 – AR137A
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
All winners, Tehreenback, Standing Ovation, All Round Glory
Horses swabbed pre-race
Zedge, Rosemay, Dream Wilder, Great Powers, Tan Tat Diamond, Tycoon Zip
Race 3.           Smooth Celebration – Lame off foreleg – Vet. Clearance – AR8(t)
Race 4.           Purr Itty Kitty – Cardiac arrhythmia – Trial, Vet. Clearance/ECG -  AR8(t)
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Late scratchings
Published subject to correction upon revision