QUEENSLANDRACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
KILCOY TURF CLUB
KILCOY – TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2021
WEATHER – FINE
TRACK RATING – GOOD (4)
RAIL – TRUE
Chairman of Stewards – T Hudson
Stewards – D Aurisch, P Kennedy & C Fedricks
Clerk of Scales – J Robinson
Judge – P Chilton
Veterinarian – Dr S McGinnes
Swab Attendant – J Pedofsky
Starter – R Hanson
As apprentices A Bakos and I Rabjones were unable to attend the meeting, replacements were made as per raceday summary. Both apprentices were advised that they would be required to produce a medicals prior to riding again.
Race 1: TAB LONG MAY WE PLAY BM55 HCP – 800M
GLAM ROCK (NZL) – Rider H Phillips reported that her saddle shifted rounding the home turn placing her at a disadvantage and resulted in her mount making contact with OUR BOY BORRIS. Laid in under pressure in the straight.
THE BUMBLEBEE – Raced wide throughout.
MAGIC PANTHER – Slow to muster speed.
OUR BOY BORRIS – Slow to begin and hampered shortly after when WINNINGTON shifted out. Contacted rounding the home turn when GLAM ROCK(NZL) shifted out. Raced wide throughout.
WINNINGTON – Shifted out shortly after jumping. When questioned regarding if there was an opportunity to improve his position between ROOTS ‘N’ ROCKS and GLAM ROCK (NZL) shortly after straightening, rider J Murphy stated that when that run had presented itself, he positioned his mount to obtain it. He added that when attempting to take the run, GLAM ROCK (NZL) started to hang in which placed his mount in an awkward position and rather than place his mount in restricted room, he elected to steady his mount to give WINNINGTON an uninterrupted run in the straight. Stewards noted his explanation.
SNIPPY SKIPPY – Rider B Davis reported that his mount made an abnormal breathing sound when pulling up. Apost-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities
Race 2: SOMERSET REGIONAL COUNCIL MDN PLT – 1060M
CRAIGLEA DANIEL – Raced wide in the early stages.
LOCK AND LAUNCH – Jumped awkwardly. When questioned regarding the performance, jockey H Phillips stated that her mount failed to travel throughout and when placed under pressure, failed to respond to her riding and went to the line in a disappointing manner. A post-race veterinary examination revealed a minor laceration to the off hind.
MY BOY MISCHKE – Tightened shortly after the start. Hung in down the home straight placing its rider at a disadvantage.
SALEX SPIRIT – Raced ungenerously near the 300m and shifted in contacting the running rail.
THE GROUSE – Stewards acceded to a request from trainer G Stephens for THE GROUSE to race without it’s offside bubble cheeker. Trainer G Stephens was reprimanded under AR206(1).
THE LAST DRAGON – Hung in over the concluding stages which prevented apprentice A Patis from riding the gelding out.
ZEENOTES – Slow to begin and steadied shortly after when SCARAB shifted out.
FINGERTIPS – Slow to begin.
SCARAB – Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination after competing at Ipswich on the 23RD January and cleared to start. Shifted out on jumping.
Race 3: SEARLE FAMILY CLASS B HCP – 1200M
LITTLE VULPINE – Hung out from the 600m and made the home turn extremely awkwardly, placing apprentice J Molloy at a severe disadvantage. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Trainer T Thomas was advised that LITTLE VULPINE would be required to officially barrier trial prior to its next start.
BARTALUMBA – Jumped awkwardly.
SCRUFF ‘N’ STUFF – Slow to begin. Forced wider rounding the first turn when IBERIAN LACE hung out. Laid in over the concluding stages.
CARLTON STAR – Hung out rounding the first turn.
KISS ‘N’ WIN – Taken wider approaching the 500m when CARLTON STAR shifted out.
CLAIRVUE SPIRIT – Overraced throughout the event and had to be steadied off the heels of BARTALUMBA near the 500m.
IBERIAN LACE – Hung out rounding the first turn and became awkwardly placed on the heels of CLAIRVUE SPIRIT.
LITTLE DRUMMER BOY – Approaching the 500m, had to be steadied when placed on the heels of KISS ‘N’ WIN who was taken out by CARLTON STAR (J Murphy). Rider J Murphy was advised to exercise more care.
Race 4: BUTLER MCDERMOTT LAWYERS AUSTRALIA DAY CUP BM55 HCP – 1500M
CRAIGLEA CETINA – Overraced in the early stages and near the 1200m, had to be restrained from the heels of PRUNDA on several occasions. Shortly after straightening, became awkwardly placed on the heels KING BART when that runner shifted in and PRUNDA shifted out marginally. Attempted to shift out and improve near the 300m and was prevented from doing so when bumped by DEVILLAIN.
VENECIA – Jumped awkwardly. When questioned regarding the performance, jockey S Lacy stated that VENECIA failed to travel throughout the event and when placed under pressure, the mare failed to respond to her riding and went to the line in a disappointing manner. A post-race veterinary examination revealed no abnormalities. Trainer W Bannerot advised stewards that VENECIA would now be retired.
SPLENDID STYKER – Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination after not competing in the past 12 months and cleared to start.
WILD ELEMENT – Slow to begin. Overraced in the early stages.
FLEUR DE JOUR – When questioned regarding the poor performance, rider J Murphy stated his mount travelled comfortably throughout, however when placed under pressure over the concluding stages, his mount felt awkward in its action and he elected not to place his mount under any more pressure. A post-race veterinary examination revealed a poor post-race recovery. Trainer K Martin advised stewards that the mare would now be spelled.
DEVILLAIN – Stewards accepted the reason for the late declaration of the rider. Approaching the 1100m, had to be steadied off the heels of FLEUR DE JOUR when the pace slackened. Bumped CRAIGLEA CETINA near 300m when shifting out to improve.
DOMINICA ROSE – Overraced in the middle stages.
Race 5: KILCOY EXCHANGE HOTEL MDN PLT – 1500M
CHILD SUPPORT – Rider L Dillon was reminded of her obligations to ride her mounts out to the finish.
HOLLYWOOD AL – Underwent a pre-race veterinary examination after competing at Murwillumbah on the 23rd of January and cleared to start. Slow to begin and then had to be steadied shortly after when MISS PIXIE shifted out. In the home straight, was obliged to shift off the heels of CHILD SUPPORT to obtain clear running.
MA DUSHKA – Hung out rounding the first turn taking WYETH wider on the track.
PRINCE HUSSON – Rider J Murphy dropped his whip rounding the home turn.
WYETH – Forced wider on the track rounding the first turn when MA DUSHKA hung out. Stable representative Mr M Hicks reported that WYETH would now be retired.
MISS PIXIE – Hampered on jumping when NAYTELLRHI BIRD shifted in and as a result, apprentice S Stephan became unbalanced in the saddle for several strides.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 2. Trainer G Stephens – Failing to submit gear change by the declared time – AR206(1).
Anna Bakos – Indisposed - Medical required
Isabella Rabjones – Injury - Medical required
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed pre-race
RACE 1 - GLAM ROCK (NZL)
OUR BOY BORRIS
RACE 3 - LITTLE VULPINE
RACE 4 - FLEUR DE JOUR
RACE 5 - HOLLYWOOD AL
Horses swabbed post-race
Race 3. LITTLE VULPINE – Hung out – To officially barrier trial – AR20(e).
Summary of rider changes/Late notifications
Race 2 - THE LAST DRAGON – A Patis
Race 4 - LOVESPEED GIRL – A Patis
DEVILLIAIN – R Goltz
Race 5 - HOLLYWOOD AL – A Patis
Race 5 - WYETH – K Southam
Published subject to correction upon revision