QUEENSLAND RACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
TALWOOD RACE CLUB
18 AUGUST 2018.
Weather- Fine Rail-True Track-Dirt
Chairman of Stewards- E. Barron
Stewards- R. Hitchener, T. White
Clerk of Scales- Club
Veterinarian- Dr. B. Hindfleish
Starter- J. Edmonstone
Judge- J. Moody
Betting Steward- Stewards
Jockey J Worley was fined $200 for accepting rides in races 2 and 5 when overweight.
RACE 1: B&R WEBSTER/REARDONS FARMS BENCHMARK 55 HANDICAP – 1200M
SHE’S A KICKER – Declared a late scratching at 11:30 on vets advice after injuring itself whilst being transported to the track.
YEEZY- Bumped at the start. Improved onto heels near the 200m, and was shifted to the outside to secure clear running.
THE INTERN- Tightening for room at the start and lost ground.
SNAKE ATTACK- Tightened for room at the start.
D’LAST ZA- Bumped at the start.
REVERSE LOGIC- Began awkwardly and shifted in, bumping another runner.
STRIDE OF PRIDE – Raced three wide without cover throughout.
MIGHTY ROLLER- As there was no other rider available, Jockey D McMaster was permitted to ride 3kg overweight. Raced wide throughout.
DAISY PEARL- Raced wide throughout.
RACE 2: LANDMARK OPEN HANDICAP – 1200M
ARTIE’S SHORE- Slow to begin. Improved onto heels near the 200m, before being shifted to the outside to secure clear running.
TRACK FLASH- Slow to begin.
ZIP TO THE MOON- Raced 3 wide without cover throughout.
RACE 3: TITAN AG TALWOOD CUP BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP - 1650M
BAROQUE GIRL- Slow to begin.
KIRA’S BEAT- Sustained a laceration to the off fore leg during the event.
GID UP STROP- Began awkwardly. Raced wide throughout. Tightened for room near the 600m when MENDELSSOHN (D McMaster) shifted in. D McMaster was advised to exercise more care.
DOUBLE EAGLE- Placed in restricted room passing the winning post on the first occasion.
MENDELSSOHN- Raced 4 wide without cover during the early and middle stages.
RACE 4: MCGREGOR GOURLAY CLASS B HANDICAP – 1400M
SHE’S WILD- J Worley was permitted to ride 2kg overweight as there was no other rider available.
BACKUP BILLY- Raced wide during the early and middle stages.
SPECIAL THING- Bumped at the start. Raced wide throughout.
CLOWN IN THE MOON- Began awkwardly. Laid in throughout.
PANORAMA- Hung out throughout the event.
MARINE CORPS- Rider reported that the gelding was reluctant to stretch out through the kick back during the early and middle stages.
ZA’S KINGDOM- Following the poor performance trainer S McEwan advised she will now review the horses racing future.
RACE 5: MCGEGOR DIESEL QTIS MAIDEN PLATE - 1000M
DOUBLE JOHN- Following the disappointing performance, Trainer J Thomas advised that the gelding will now be retired.
MI INSTINCT- Began awkwardly.
TOY- Raced wide throughout and laid out in the home straight.
SUPREME SPIRIT- Raced keenly during the early and middle stages. A post- race veterinary inspection revealed the mare to have sustained an injury to the off fore tendon. Trainer S McEwan was advised she will be required to obtain a Veterinary Certificate for the mare prior to it next racing.
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS LICENSEES-
J Worley- Overweight 2 rides. $200 Ar120(b)
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS CONCERNING HORSES-
Race 1 She’s A Kicker @ 11:30am.