STIPENDIARY STEWARDS’ REPORT

SELANGOR TURF CLUB AUGUST SPECIAL MEETING 2020

SUNDAY, 9 AUGUST 2020 

STATE OF TRACK: Good

[Course A (True Position)] 

Panel of Stipendiary Stewards:

Mr Fin Powrie (Chief Stipendiary Steward), Mr Thanaraja Kasinathan (Stipendiary Steward) & Mr Nigel Chong (Stipendiary Steward)

Veterinary Surgeons:

Dr Shri Kanth (Chief Veterinary Surgeon) & Dr Edward Samuel.

RACE 1 (R532)         CLASS 5 (A) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE) 

ELF’S DREAM (App S Sia) jumped awkwardly, lost considerable ground and trailed the field.

READY TO RULE (S Ruzaini) bounded when the start was effected, losing ground.

In the early stages, AGNI (J Low) raced fiercely and was taken wide.

Passing the 150M, TRINITY TARZAN (SU Lim) shifted inwards when crowded by GORDON G (J De Souza) and bumped with JEFFREY (App AR Aiman) which rolled out.

App K Pavinthran (COLCHESTER) was questioned as to the reason he used the whip on the gelding. The Stewards reminded App K Pavinthran that he had to qualify and gain permission prior to using the whip.

A post-race veterinary examination of DAYFLIRT (App N Varmah) revealed that it was lame off fore and as such will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

1

JEFFREY

+21

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

RACE 2 (R533)         CLASS 4 (B) – 1100M (SHORT COURSE)

O’REILLY’S DANCER (J Low) was slow to begin.

JUNIOR (J De Souza) stumbled on jumping.

In the early stages, READY TO ROLL (KC Wong) raced wide.

WARRIOR KING (AK Lim) raced wide from the 700M until straightening.

App S Uzair (LOOKS GOOD) reported that his saddle slipped backwards near the 400M.

POWERFUL FIGHTER (App L De Souza) laid inwards near the 250M when struck with the whip.

EMERGENCY ACCEPTOR (EA) / SCRATCHING

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

2

SMART RACER

Capacity field

EA

2

D’GREAT SPEED

Capacity field

EA

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

RACE 3 (R534)         OPEN MAIDEN (WFA) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE)

Acting on veterinary advice that NOVA BATTLE (J Low) was lame off fore, the gelding was withdrawn by order of the Stewards at 1:10pm. NOVA BATTLE will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before being declared to race again. 

KALA GHODA (J Shankar) shifted outwards at the start, bumping MR LEONARDO (R Shafiq).

Running to the 900M, KALA GHODA shifted in causing MAHARIB (App AR Aiman) to be steadied.

SUN COIN (SU Lim) raced wide in the middle stages until straightening.

EMERGENCY ACCEPTOR (EA) / SCRATCHING

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

3

NOVA BATTLE

Lame off fore

1000M/vet

Withdrawn at 1:10pm

3

WINDOW OF TIME

Capacity field

EA

3

TRINITY ELITE

Capacity field

EA

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

RACE 4 (R535)         CLASS 3 – 1200M (SHORT COURSE) 

DRAGON HIGH (App A Suriya) was slow to begin.

After jumping awkwardly, SONG THE MOON (App AR Aiman) lost ground.

BACH’S AIR (AK Lim) raced wide throughout. Jockey AK Lim was advised that he should attempt to secure a better position for his mounts.  

RACE 5 (R536)         MAX TWO STAKES (SW) – 1300M (LONG COURSE)

An objection was lodged by Jockey J Shankar, the rider of BAADSHAH, placed fourth, against CUBAN HEEL (S Ruzaini), placed second, on the grounds of alleged interference at about the 100M. After considering the evidence, the Racing Stewards upheld the objection. The placings were amended to read:

No. 1 – WATCH THE THRONE (J Low)

No. 2 – SEMANTAN PRINCE (Z Zuriman)

No. 3 – BAADSHAH (J Shankar)

No. 4 – CUBAN HEEL (S Ruzaini)

MOONSHINE MISTRESS (App AR Aiman) and SIEW YUK (C Goon) were slow to begin.

Approaching the 900M, SENA FORTYTHREE (HS Gill) raced fiercely.

WATCH THE THRONE (J Low) shifted out passing the 200M, carrying BAADSHAH (J Shankar) outwards. Shortly after this, CUBAN HEEL (S Ruzaini) commenced to hang in badly and inconvenienced BAADSHAH. In light of this, Trainer M Sukri (CUBAN HEEL) was advised that CUBAN HEEL will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before being declared to race again.

When making ground in the straight, CALL ME INVINCIBLE (Y Aify) had to be steadied when tightened on the inside of SEMANTAN PRINCE (Z Zuriman) over the final 100M when that gelding was allowed to shift in. Jockey Z Zuriman was reprimanded for failing to straighten his mount.

A post-race veterinary examination of MOONSHINE MISTRESS revealed that it was lame off fore and as such will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

5

CUBAN HEEL

+19

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

 RACE 6 (R537)         CLASS 4 (A) – 1300M (LONG COURSE)

This race was rescheduled to start at 4:25pm.

CHIPS (J De Souza) bounded at the start, losing ground.

METAGROSS (KC Wong) was slow into stride.

App A Najib (VALUE OF JUSTICE) was questioned as to the reason he used the whip on the gelding. The Stewards reminded App A Najib that he had to qualify and gain permission prior to using the whip.

EMERGENCY ACCEPTOR (EA) / SCRATCHING

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

6

AIDEHOUR

Capacity field

EA

6

BIG BUS

Capacity field

EA

6

BRILLIANT STAR

Capacity field

EA

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

 RACE 7 (R538)         SUPREME A (SW) – 1300M (LONG COURSE) 

This race was rescheduled to start at 4:50pm.

DIRECTOR (HS Gill) raced wide in the early stages.

Approaching 800M, SACRED EMPIRE (App A Nazir) had to ease off the heels of BE SAFE (J Daniel). App A Nazir (SACRED EMPIRE) was questioned as to the reason he used the whip on the gelding. The Stewards reminded App A Nazir that he had to qualify and gain permission prior to using the whip.

EMERGENCY ACCEPTOR (EA) / SCRATCHING

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

7

SACRED TONIC

Capacity field

EA

7

MR CROWE

Capacity field

EA

7

SPLENDOR

Capacity field

EA

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

7

TRUSON

-25

7

SHOWBOY

+16

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

 RACE 8 (R539)         CLASS 4 (A) – 1700M (LONG COURSE) 

GASSUR (KC Wong) raced fiercely in the early stages.

Jockey Y Aify was questioned as to the reason why he had taken LA FAMILIA outwards at the 900M, and he travelled extremely wide until straightening. The Stewards adjourned the inquiry into Jockey Y Aify’s riding of LA FAMILIA to a date to be fixed.

A post-race veterinary examination of LA FAMILIA revealed no significant finding.  LA FAMILIA (Y Aify) took the turn into the straight wide.

A post-race veterinary examination of FIRST PASSTHEPOST (R Rueven) revealed no significant finding.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

8

GASSUR

+16

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

RACE 9 (R540)         CLASS 5 (A) – 1700M (LONG COURSE)

NOVA SPIRIT (J De Souza), GHOST BAY (HS Gill) and RAMZES (Y Aify) were slow to begin.

Approaching the 1100M, SILENT PRINCE (SU Lim) struck the running rail.

COMMODORE LINCOLN (S Ruzaini) and RAMZES (Y Aify) raced wide.

MR CONNERY (App L De Souza) was inclined to lay inwards in the straight when struck with the whip.

At the 250M, NOVA SPIRIT shifted out causing ROOTER (App CK Khaw) to be steadied.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

9

SILENT PRINCE

-16

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

RACE 10 (R541)       CLASS 5 (A) – 1400M (LONG COURSE) 

CALM AND TRANQUIL (KC Wong) which refused to be loaded, was withdrawn by order of the Stewards at 6:24pm. CALM AND TRANQUIL will be required to pass 1 Starting Stall test before being declared to race again.

STREET CHAMP (App A Suriya) was slow to begin.

MEWTWO (C Goon) was slow into stride.

In the early stages, ORION (App CK Khaw) raced wide.

Jockey SU Lim (TRINITY REVIVAL) was reprimanded for using his whip forward of the shoulder and advised to moderate his whip usage.

EMERGENCY ACCEPTOR (EA) / SCRATCHING

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

10

FRENCH VINTAGE

Capacity field

EA

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

HORSE(S) WEIGHT DEVIATION OF 15KGS OR MORE

Race

Horse

Up (+) / Down (-)

(in kgs)

10

STREET CHAMP

-16

Note: The above horse(s) was/were checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was/were passed fit to start.

Change of Rider(s)

Race

Horse

Rider

Replaced By

Reason

1

READY TO RULE

HK Cheng

S Ruzaini

Disqualified

 

NON ACCEPTORS

Race

Horse

Reason

Test

Remark

1

LUCK MAK MAK

Tied up after the trials

Vet exam

4

MACARTHUR

Bruised off fore fetlock

Vet exam

4

BACK TO THE TOWERS

Bruised near fore suspensory ligament

Vet exam

5

TIME TO HARVEST

Bruised near fore

Vet exam

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.

 

SLTC, SUNDAY, 9 AUGUST 2020

POST RACE VETERINARY EXAMINATION / REPORT FROM VETERINARY SURGEON – TESTS IMPOSED

Race

Horse

Reason/Finding

Test

Remark

1

DAYFLIRT

Lame off fore

1000M/vet

5

CUBAN HEEL

Hung in badly

1000M/vet

5

MOONSHINE MISTRESS

Lame off fore

1000M/vet

8

LA FAMILIA

No significant finding

8

FIRST PASSTHEPOST

No significant finding

10

CALM AND TRANQUIL

Refused to be loaded

1 Starting Stall

Note: The above horse(s) will be required to pass the above test(s) before being declared to race again.