QUEENSLAND RACING INTEGRITY COMMISSION
TOWNSVILLE TURF CLUB, THURSDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2019
WEATHER – FINE TRACK RATING – GOOD 4 RAIL – 4M ENTIRE COURSE
Chairman of Stewards – P. Gillard
Stewards – P. Lane, C. Warren, D. Lane
Clerk of Scales – R. Pendreigh
Judge – J. Carter, M. Bates
Veterinarian – Dr D. Viero
Swab attendants – Ms M. Braunberger
Starter – J. Cullen
Race 1: Sky Racing QTIS 3yo H’cap – 1300m
KWIKILLA – Slow to begin. Laid in under pressure in the home straight.
RIVERSIDE KITTEN – Began awkwardly.
HIT SNOOZE – Had a tendency to over-race in the early stages. Laid out under pressure in the home straight.
Race 2: Follow The TTC On Facebook QTIS 2yo Maiden H’cap – 1000m
NORTHERN GREAT – Slow to begin.
MYSTERY ‘N’ MAGIC – Began awkwardly.
MARVELLOUS HEART – Began very awkwardly and lost ground.
GROOVY CAT – Began awkwardly.
Race 3: Download The Sky Active App Now Benchmark 69 H’cap –1400m
ZAMEX – Began awkwardly and lost ground.
CRAIGLEA CETINA – Raced ungenerously in the early stages, having to be restrained near the 1300m and again near the 1200m, throwing its head in the air. A post race veterinary examination revealed the mare to be lame in the off foreleg. Trainer K. Johnson was advised that a veterinary clearance must be provided prior to the horse being permitted to race again.
DORDOGNE – Rider F. Edwards was severely reprimanded in that he used his whip in an excessive manner prior to the 100m.
Race 4: Racing @ TTC Saturday, 14 December Maiden H’cap – 1000m
OUTPATIENT – Shifted out on jumping, hampering runners to its outside. Laid out rounding the home turn.
SAPPRIRE WINGS – Forced wider by another runner which shifted out at the start.
COLONEL PENAGA – Slow to begin. Laid in over the concluding stages.
ZULU TUK – Began awkwardly, shifted out brushing another runner shortly after the start
DREAM PIECE – Brushed by another runner shortly after the start and shifted out, placing another runner in restricted room. Hung out near the 700m, inconveniencing other runners. Trainer J. Campeao was advised that the gelding must trial to the satisfaction of stewards prior to racing again.
TRIX – Buffeted between runners when brushed by another runner and racing greenly shortly after the start. Restrained off heels near the 350m.
BEER ‘N’ SMOKES – Shifted out at the start, bumping with another runner. Was forced wider near the 700m by another runner, which shifted out. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
BUOYANCY – Bumped by another runner on jumping. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
YOU’RE IN MY HEART – Inconvenienced by another runner, which hung out near the 700m.
SMOKIN’ TOMMY – Raced wide for the majority of the race.
Race 5: Carlton & United Breweries Ratings Band 0-65 H’cap - 1000m
ABERRATION – Slow to begin. Shifted out to obtain clear running near the 300m, inconveniencing another runner. Rider N. Day was reprimanded and advised to exercise more care in similar circumstances.
STAR BANNER – Began awkwardly and shifted in, bumping with another runner. Lost its off hind plate during running. Trainer W. Kenning advised stewards following today’s race that it would now be his intention for the gelding to be sent for an immediate spell.
MUSIC – Bumped by another runner on jumping. Made the home turn awkwardly.
MONKEY MAGIC – Had to be restrained from the heels of another runner which shifted out near the 300m. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
MIGHTY MARMALADE – Raced wide for the majority of the race.
COUNT THE INTEREST – Raced wide for the majority of the race.
Race 6: TAB Open H’cap – 1000m
PERFECCT KNOWLEDGE – Began awkwardly.
AIRACOBRA – Began awkwardly. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
LUSHAN – Began awkwardly and lost ground.
Race 7: Download The TAB App Now Class 1 H’cap – 1300m
SHE’S NIC’N OFF – Threw its head in the air on jumping and lost ground. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
ZORRO FEMININO – Began awkwardly and then shifted in abruptly shortly after the start, inconveniencing runners to its inside.
DEIGO BAY – Inconvenienced by another runner which shifted in at the start, then shifted in, making contact with the hind quarters of another runner. Raced ungenerously for the majority of the race, and near the 1100m shifted out abruptly, inconveniencing other runners, and again shifted out abruptly near the 350m. Trainer F. Wieland was advised that a warning would be placed on the gelding’s racing manners. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
COURAGEOUS CHLOE – Bumped on the hind quarters and became unbalanced shortly after the start.
KEYS TO THE CITY – Restrained near the 1100m when inconvenienced by another runner, which shifted out abruptly.
MIKEYS TURF – Was inconvenienced near the 1100m by another runner which shifted out abruptly. Raced wide for the majority of the race.
CAFFE ROMANO – Improved onto heels near the 800m, having to be restrained.
HI ZERO – Restrained after improving on to heels near the 800m.
GOING IN STYLE – Brushed by another runner, which was racing ungenerously near the 150m.
CRAIGLEA ARION – Raced wide for the majority of the race.
STEWARDS RACE DAY SUMMARY
Summary of action concerning licensees
Race 3. Frank Edwards – Jockey – Used whip 7 times prior to 100m – AR 132 (7) (a) (ii) – (Severe)
Race 5. Nathan Day – Jockey – C/riding – AR131(a)
Summary of action concerning thoroughbred horses
Horses swabbed post-race
Race 3. Craiglea Cetina – Lame off-fore fetlock – Vet Clearance AR 20 (e)
Race 4. Dream Piece – Hung out – Trial – AR 20 (e)
Race 7. Deigo Bay – Raced ungenerously majority of race (Warning) AR 20 (e)
Published subject to correction upon revision