Stewards Report

Albion Park 19/05/2022

Albion Park Harness

Date: Thursday 19 May 2022

Track: Good

Weather: Cloudy

Stewards Panel: N. Torpey (Chairman) | D. Farquharson | W. Barr | M. Greentree | O. Legg

Officials: Dr. C. Wain (Veterinarian) │ B. Wilson (Judge) │ J. Suli (Assistant Judge) │ G. Torpey & J. Petersen (Starters) │ J. Pedofsky (Sample Collection Official)

Supplementary Report:

Stewards noted the intended tactics from trainers with multiple runners in the one race

Race 1 - PSP MAIDEN PACE    1660M

Gelignite Joe (Trent Dawson)– Hung out throughout running.

Mistique (Trent Moffat)– Broke under pressure near the 50 m. As a previous warning had been issued Mistique was stood down pending a satisfactory trial.

Tin Amber Mine (Jonah Hutchinson)– Raced roughly leaving 400 m.

Race 2 – AQWA CONSTRUCTIONS PACE       1660M

Mustang Dude (Julie Weidemann)– Driver cautioned regarding the manner in which she shifted ground on the home turn resulting in sulky wheel contacting hind leg of Getaloadathisbro.

Lord Denzel (Ricky Gordon) - Was restrained to the rear of the field after being caught wide in the early stages.

Getaloadathisbro (Matt Elkins)– Raced wide without cover from the 800 m. Inconvenienced on home turn when Mustang Dude shifted out.

Remember Eve (Phoebe Betts)– Driver confirmed her disappointment with the mare’s performance which after racing behind the leader failed to run on over the concluding stages. Ms Betts further advised she was concerned with the respiratory noise the mare was making during the event. However, an examination by the veterinarian subsequent to the race found no abnormalities at time of examination. Ms Betts further advised it would the intention to add an anti-choking device to the gear of Remember Eve for future engagements.

Race 3 - WOLF SIGNS UP TO NR80 PACE       2138M

Just Dessy (Zac Chappenden)– Hung in approaching the first turn resulting in contact with a marker post.

Much Bettor NZ (Chloe Butler)– Broke gait in the early stage of the score up.

Race 4 - CHANGEOVER @ BURWOOD STUD PACE    1660M

Three Machs (Hayden Barnes)– Was restrained to the rear of the field after being caught wide in the early stages.

Many Delights (Dexter Mclean) - Raced wide in the early stages before working forward to the position outside of the leader.

Whata Reactor (Justin Elkins) – Hung in when racing wide leaving the 400 m

Race 5 – DESIGNLINE PACE   1660M

Left In The Wind (Pete McMullen)– Broke approaching the first turn. The mare will be placed on its last chance to race truly

Jacobs Thunder (Phoebe Betts)– Inconvenienced when Left In The Wind galloped. Was caught wide in the early stages before working forward to the position outside of the leader.

Diego Delgado (Melissa Kendall)– Raced roughly in the latter stages of the score up resulting in gelding being back from its allocated position at the start.

Race 6 - PRYDE'S EASIFEED PACE    1660M

No Racing Incidents

Race 7 – GARRARDS HORSE & HOUND UP TO 2 WINS AS 3YO+ PACE            1660M

Dancing With My Ex (Hayden Barnes)– Raced roughly after the start.

A Rainbow Dancer (Pete McMullen)– Inclined to shift in in the straight.

Torque Tothe Music (Shane Graham)– Held up for a clear run at a vital stage in the straight. Back in the draw in mobile events.

Feels Lika Boss (Ricky Hunt)– When attempting to shift wider on the track locked stays with Bettor Rocknroll in the front straight in the run to the finish.

Bettor Rocknroll (Narissa McMullen)– Locked stays with Feels Lika Boss in the front straight in the run to the finish.

Race 8 - PELICAN WATERS RESORT PACE    2138M

Chase The Magic (Shane Graham)– Held up for a clear run at a vital stage in the straight.

Altana Blue (Taleah McMullen)– Raced wide in the middle stages before working forward initially to the position outside of the leader.

High On Montana (Lachie Manzelmann)– Raced wide in the middle stages before working forward to the position outside of the leader.

Race 9 - TAB LIVE SKY RACING VISION PACE           1660M

Blissfulday (Paige Bevan) – Inconvenienced when caught behind the tiring Everything Happens leaving the 400 m.

Fire And Ice (Justin Elkins) – Contacted marker posts when racing in restricted room when racing to the inside of He said She Said near the 300 m.

Everything Happens (Zac Chappenden) – Shifted in and contacted a marker post near the 300 m when yielding ground.

He Said She Said (Phoebe Betts) – Was caught wide in the early stages before working forward to the position outside of the leader. Stewards intended to question the driver regarding her left foot dropping from the sulky rest however Ms Betts had left the course. The matter will be addressed a late date.

Swabs samples taken for analysis

Pre-race

R2        Remember Eve

R3        Speak With Sam

R4        Batman Bart

R8        Snoop Stride

R9        Blissfullday

Post-race

All winners

Race day Summary

Scratchings

R2 Payout                     - Veterinary reasons

R7 Charlie Chuckles      - Veterinary reasons (L/Scr)

R9 Lanoch Boy              - Veterinary reasons

Licensee Actions

Animal Actions

R1        Mistique            - Sd 1 trial (broke in running)

R7        Torque To the Music - BMD

The matters contained within this Stewards report may be subject to an internal or external review.  The outcome of any internal review is published on the Commission’s website immediately after the release of the internal review decision to the Applicant.  External reviews are managed by QCAT, and are not published on the Commission’s website. 

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.

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