QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
SUNSHINE COAST TURF CLUB
SUNSHINE COAST – SUNDAY, 04 APRIL 2021
WEATHER – SHOWERS
TRACK RATING – HEAVY 8 – HEAVY 10 Retrospective of Race 1
RAIL – TRUE
PENETROMETER – 6.8
Chairman of Stewards – J Williamson
Stewards – W Hadley T Hudson, C Fedrick & L Hicks
Clerk of Scales – J Robinson
Judge – P Chilton
Veterinarian – Dr S McGinnis
Swab Attendants – K Kilpatrick & J Crompton
Starter – R Hanson
CASH BUNDLE was injured en-route to the course and was subsequently a late withdrawal by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice at 11:25 pm. Trainer L Wanless was notified that he will be required to provide a Veterinary Clearance to Stewards prior to the horse racing or trialing again.
Jockey J Woodhouse was unable to make the weight in Race 4 (SARA MAN), B Thompson was permitted by Stewards as the replacement rider.
After the running of Race 1 J Bayliss was stood down by the Club Doctor due to illness and was replaced by B Thompson as the rider of ORDESA.
Late scratchings due to the downgrade of the track:
Race 4 – KRAMERIC @ 1:13pm
Race 4 – RUBY’S LAD @ 12:36pm
Race 6 – REALITY @ 1:10pm
Race 8 – LYTAFYRE @ 1:09pm
Race 1: COASTLINE BMW C4 HCP – 1300M
THERE YOU ARE – Reared as the start was affected. Raced three wide throughout.
ME MUM'S FOXY - Jockey L Tarrant was fined $300 for using the whip 8 times prior to the 100m, which is 3 more than permitted. AR132(7)(a)(ii)
Race 2: BUTLER MCDERMOTT LAWYERS MDN PLT -1400M
JUST LIKE RULER becamefractious in the tie up stalls and as a result underwent a pre-race veterinary examination and was passed suitable to race
FIORELLI – Raced three wide without cover throughout. Jockey A Allen was fined $300 for using the whip 6 times prior to the 100m, which is 1 more than permitted. AR132(7)(a)(ii)
KATANAROCK – Slow to begin. A post-race veterinary examination identified the horse to be making an abnormal respiratory noise. Trainer M Palmer was notified that he will be required to provide a Veterinary Clearance with satisfactory results of an endoscopic examination prior to the horse racing or trialing again.
ROACCI – Jockey J Adams pleaded guilty to a charge pursuant to AR132(7)(a)(ii) in that he used his whip on ten (10) occasions prior to the 100m, being five (5) more than permitted. Jockey J Adams licence to ride in races was suspended for a period of twenty-eight (28) days to commence at midnight on 10/04/2021 and to expire on midnight 8/05/2021.
Race 3: ACCESS INSULATION SUNSHINE COAST F&M C1 HCP – 1400M
STRATOBEL – Began awkwardly. When asked to comment rider T Brooker advised that the filly did not appreciated today’s heavy track conditions and failed to respond to her riding in the straight.
Race 4: WIMMERS PREMIUM SOFT DRINKS CG&E CL1 HCP – 1400M
DANEZEL – After the running of the race Apprentice J Lloyd was examined by the Club Doctor due to an eye irritation after receiving kickback during the event.
RECALL EVENTS – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
SARA MAN – Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
Race 5: XXXX DRY BM60 HCP – 1600M
Prior to the running of Race 5 Stewards along with a delegation of riders inspected the track to determine its suitability to continue racing with focus upon a section between the 600m and 400m and were satisfied to continue racing.
YU LONG SHENG HUI – Raced wide in the early stages. Leaving the 300m shifted in to obtain clear running when awkwardly placed at the heels of SHADYVALE STAR.
ZOUZOUZALO – Laid in the home straight.
Following the running of this event further concerns were voiced by riders in relation to visibility and the state of the track. All riders who rode in this event were interviewed by Stewards before also interviewing riders competing in Race 6. Following this Stewards determined that there had been sufficient concerns raised which brought the safety of the horses and riders into question and therefore made the decision to postpone the remainder of the meeting.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 1. Jockey L Tarrant - Use of Whip prior to 100m - 8 times - 3 more than permitted – AR132(7)(a)(ii) – $300
Race 2. Jockey A Allen - Use of Whip prior to 100m - 6 times - 1 more than permitted – AR132(7)(a)(ii) – $300
Race 4. Jockey J Woodhouse – Overweight – AR190 (3) - $200
Race 2. Jockey J Adams - Use of Whip prior to 100m – 10 times – 5 more than permitted AR132(7)(a)(ii) – Suspension 28 Days – m/n 10/4/2021 – m/n 8/5/2021
Race day injuries/illness
Jockey J Bayliss – Illness – Medical Cert required.
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
Race 1. MR SO AND SO
Race 2. PLAYING HOOKIE
Race 4. LOVE ME BROKE
Race 2. KATANAROCK – Abnormal respiratory noise – Vet cert with results of endoscopic examination – AR20(e).
Race 4. CASH BUNDLE – Injured en route to the track – Vet certificate required – AR20(e).
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 4. SARA MAN – B Thompson replacing J Woodhouse (overweight)
Race 6. ORDESA – B Thompson replacing J Bayliss (Stood down – illness)
Race 4. CASH BUNDLE – Vets advice – 11.25am
Race 6. HOME OF GOOLAGONG – 7.44am
Race 4. RUBY’S LAD – Downgrade of track 12:36am
Race 4. KRAMERIC- Downgrade of track - 1:13pm
Race 6. REALITY- Downgrade of track - 1:10pm
Race 8. LYTAFYRE - Downgrade of track - 1:09pm
This report and the Stewards Comments for this meeting may be amended at any time, at the sole discretion of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Stewards as races are reviewed.