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ROYAL WESTERN INDIA TURF CLUB, LTD.

MUMBAI MEETING 2019/20, TWENTIETH DAY, WEDNESDAY, 26th FEBRUARY, 2020

 (PENETROMETER: 3.9; GOING: GOOD)

RACE DAY REPORTS

RAILS WERE PLACED 3 METRES AWAY FROM ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1400 METRES (MILE CHUTE) LEADING TO 5 METRES AWAY AT 1200 METRES, 7 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES, 8 METRES AWAY AT 800 METRES AND THEREAFTER 10 METRES AWAY UP TO THE WINNING POST.  FOR THE RACES RUN AT THE BACK STRETCH, RAILS WERE PLACED AT ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1400 METRES LEADING TO 3 METRES AWAY AT 1200 METRES AND 7 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES.

 

On a request from Trainer Deepesh Narredu, permission was granted to Trainer Nirad Karanjawala to saddle his charge MONARCH in the 6th race, at his own (Trainer Deepesh Narredu's) risk and responsibility.

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CHANGE OF JOCKEYS:

RACE

HORSE

JOCKEY

REPLACED BY

REASON

5(163)

NAMAQUA

A. Sandesh

P. Trevor

Unfit

6(164)

DAGGER'S STIKE

A. Sandesh

Amyn Merchant

Unfit

7(165)

AME

A. Sandesh

Nicky Mackay

Unfit

7(165)

AMERICAN ODESSEY

C. S. Jodha

P. S. Chouhan

Tr. had declared the Joc. without his consent

 

RACE NO.1(159) -THE FLYING BRAVE PLATE: (About) 1000 Metres - Runners - 8

 

At the start, SKYSURFER (App. Aniket Karande, dr. 4) jumped inwards and made contact with RED CARNATION (App. P. S. Kaviraj, dr. 3).

 

Soon after the start, JUDY BLUE EYES (P. S. Chouhan) shifted in brushing the haunches of FALCONETTE (Dashrath Singh) causing it to shift in onto RED CARNATION (App. P. S. Kaviraj) who inturn leaned inwards tightening ISINIT (App. A. S. Peter) along the rails. Jockey P. S. Chouhan has been cautioned.  

 

After the race, FALCONETTE was found to be sore by the right fore leg. The mare has to be passed fit by the Club's V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

After the race, ISINIT and SKYSURFER were trotted and found to be sound.

 

RACE NO.2(160) - THE NOBLE OPINION PLATE: (About) 2000 Metres - Runners - 10

 

WALK THE TALK jumped out and did not raise an effective gallop. In view of above it is recommended the gelding be given more gate practice and to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.

 

RACE NO.3(161) - THE F.K.VAKIL TROPHY: (About) 1400 Metres - Runners - 9 

 

On the arrival at the start App. Jockey A. S. Peter (STICK TO THE PLAN) reported that his whip was damaged and was left unserviceable, as such the same was replaced with the Club's Gear.

 

At the start, KALINA (P. S. Chouhan, dr. 5) jumped outwards and ANTARCTICA (S. A. Amit, dr. 6) jumped inwards and they made contact.

 

Soon after the start, HODSON'S HORSE (App. Malam Singh) shifted in under urgings and went across SAFDAR (App. A. Prakash) causing it to be checked. Thereafter, HODSON'S HORSE further shifted in and bumped ARRECIFE (S. A. Amit). In view of the same, App. Malam Singh has been suspended for 1 race day i.e. 19th March, 2020 for careless riding (permitted to ride work/Mock Race). 

 

After the race, HODSON'S HORSE showed symptoms of distress. The gelding was given cold water hosing and first aid treatment, after which it recovered and was sent to the stables. The Trainer is required to obtain a fitness certificate for the gelding from the Club's V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

After the race, KALINA and RELENTLESS PURSUIT (checked at the Stable on 27/02/2020) were trotted and found to be sound.

 

The Sr. V. O. reported that KALINA was scoped after the race at the Equine Hospital and found to be Grade-II EIPH.

 

RACE NO.4(162) - THE LT.COL.GOVIND SINGH (VRC) TROPHY: (About) 1600 Metres -Runners- 8 

 

Approaching 1000 metres, LIVE BY NIGHT (Nicky Mackay) shifted in thereby tightening and forcing MELANIA (P. S. Chouhan) to be checked and drop back. Jockey Nicky Mackay has been fined Rs. 2,000/-.

 

Passing the 350 metres, BLUE BLOOD (Dashrath Singh) shifted out and carried LIVE BY NIGHT (Nicky Mackay) outwards. After the race, Jockey Dashrath Singh reported that his mount was running green.

 

Passing 150 metres, Jockey David Egan (BOLD LEGEND) was observed to have persisted with the use of whip from the right despite his mount being inclined outwards due to which his mount further shifted out, thereby inconveniencing and forcing SALVO (P. Trevor) outwards. After questioning, Jockey David Egan has been fined Rs. 3,000/-.

 

Passing the 100 metres, LIVE BY NIGHT(Nicky Mackay) shifted in and went across BLUE BLOOD (Dashrath Singh) causing the later to be steadied. Thereafter, LIVE BY NIGHT shifted out and had to be steadied. After the race, Jockey Nicky Mackay reported that his mount was running green. Trainer S. K. Sunderji has been asked to take remedial measures before next accepting to race the gelding.

 

RACE NO.5(163) - THE MAHARAJA SIR PRATAPSINGH GAEKWAD TROPHY: (About) 1000 Mts -Runners- 10

 

App. P. S. Kaviraj (TURMERIC TOWER) was observed to have attempted to weigh out sporting a Body Protector of an unapproved standard. After questioning, App. P. S. Kaviraj has been fined Rs. 3,000/-.

 

Approaching 200 metres, NAMAQUA (P. Trevor) shifted out and carried RISING BRAVE (K. Nazil) and ALPINE EXPRESS (App. Malam Singh) outwards. Jockey P. Trevor has been cautioned.

 

Approaching 100 metres, IMPALA (J. Chinoy) shifted in under urgings thereby tightening and inconveniencing WILD FIRE (App. Aniket Karande) and TURMERIC TOWER (App. P. S. Kaviraj). After questioning, Jockey J. Chinoy has been fined Rs. 2,000/-.

 

After the race, IMPALA was found to be sore by the left fore leg. The gelding has to be passed fit by the Club's V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

RACE NO.6(164) - THE BAHRAIN TROPHY: (About) 1000 Metres - Runners - 10

 

OPENING VERSE jumped out slowly losing about 2 lengths at the start.

 

At the start, LADY LORRAE (App. P. S. Kaviraj, dr. 5) jumped outwards and shifted out under urgings onto MENILLY (Nicky Mackay, dr. 6) who in turn shifted out and bumped MONARCH (P. Trevor, dr. 7) thereby forcing it outwards. Thereafter, ASHWA CHINTZ (P. S. Chouhan, dr. 10) shifted in due to which MONARCH was further tightened for room and had to be checked. After questioning all concerned, App. P. S. Kaviraj has been suspended for 2 race days i.e. 19th to 22nd March, 2020 for careless riding and Jockey P. S. Chouhan has been severely cautioned.

 

In the final stages of the race, FINALIST (Dashrath Singh) shifted out under the use of whip inconveniencing MONARCH (P. Trevor). Jockey Dashrath Singh has been fined Rs. 3,000/-.

 

After the race, MONARCH was trotted and found to be sound. However the gelding was found to have wolf tooth on the left side.

 

RACE NO.7(165)-THE FEDORA PLATE: (About) 1200 Metres - Runners - 14 

 

Trainer Nosher Cama has been fined Rs.1,000/- for accepting with his charge CAESAR in  this race, whilst the gelding was under Starter's ban. The gelding was struck out at the acceptance stage.

 

Trainer Dallas Todywalla had declared a Foreign Jockey viz. Jockey David Egan on AMERICAN ODESSEY in this race when the said Jockey was not eligible to ride this horse. On being informed of the same, Trainer Dallas Todywalla declared Jockey C. S. Jodha on AMERICAN ODESSEY. Subsequently, it came to light that Jockey C. S. Jodha was not in town and hence Trainer Dallas Todywalla was allowed to replace him with Jockey P. S. Chouhan. In this connection, Trainer Dallas Todywalla has been fined Rs.5,000/- for declaring an ineligible Jockey on his charge. Further, he has been fined Rs.1,000/- for declaring a Jockey without his consent.

 

RED FIRE (App. P. Vinod) was observed to have been brought into the Paddock sporting a Snaffle Bit instead of the declared Rubber Bit. Trainer Dallas Todywalla has been fined Rs. 1,000/- for the lapse.

 

PRIMUM NON NOCERE turned its head as the start was effected due to which the mare lost about 2 lengths at the start.

 

After the race, OFFICER IN COMMAND, AMERICAN ODESSEY and ARABIAN DREAM were trotted and found to be sound.

 

The Sr. V. O. reported that OFFICER IN COMMAND was scoped after the race at the Equine Hospital and found to be Grade-III EIPH. The gelding is not to race for the stipulated ban period of four weeks and has to be passed fit by the Club's V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

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The urine samples of the winner of the 3rd, 5th and 7th race, viz. ANTARCTICA, HEADWAY and POWER OF NEATH and the special sample of KALINA (3rd race) and AMERICAN ODESSEY (7th race) were collected for detection of prohibited substance.

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TOTAL NUMBER OF RACES    -              7       TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNNERS                               -                    69

TOTAL STAKES               -    Rs.33,02,800/-      AVE. NUMBER OF RUNNERS PER RACE              -                 9.85   

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SUMMARY:

SUSPENSION/ FINE (S)

R.3(161)

App. Malam Singh - sus. 1 race day i.e. 19/03/2020 (careless riding) (permitted to ride work/Mock Race).

R.4(162)

Joc. Nicky Mackay - fined Rs. 2,000/-

Joc. David Egan - fined Rs. 3,000/-

R.5(163)

App. P. S. Kaviraj - fined Rs. 3,000/-

Joc. J. Chinoy - fined Rs. 2,000/-

R.6(164)

App. P. S. Kaviraj - sus. 2 race days i.e. 19/03/2020 to 22/03/2020 (careless riding) (permitted to ride work/Mock Race).

Joc. Dashrath Singh - fined Rs. 3,000/-

R.7(165)

Tr. Nosher Cama - fined Rs. 1,000/-

Tr. Dallas Todywalla - fined Rs. 7,000/- (Rs. 1,000/- + Rs. 5,000/- + Rs. 1,000/-) 

ACTION ON HORSE/S

R.1(159)

FALCONETTE (Sore) - to be passed fit by the Club's V. O.

R.2(160)

WALK THE TALK - to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials

R.3(161)

HODSON'S HORSE (Distress) - Fitness certificate from Club's V.O. required

R.4(162)

LIVE BY NIGHT - remedial measures (running green)

R.5(163)

IMPALA (Sore) - to be passed fit by the Club's V. O.

R.7(165)

OFFICER IN COMMAND (GRADE-III EIPH) - Stopped for four weeks and to be passed fit by the Club's V.O.

 

SAMPLES - RESULTS:

 

The urine sample of the following runners has been reported NEGATIVE for the presence of prohibited substance/s :-

 

24/01/2020           -               VAN DYKE, DELMAR, MYSTIC BAY, PEERLESS

01/02/2020           -               THOMAS HARDY

09/02/2020           -                 SO SPLENDID, MISS MUFFET, MEMORABLE MEMORIES

 

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SAMPLES - RESULTS:

 

The urine and blood sample of the following runners has been reported NEGATIVE for the presence of prohibited substance/s :-

 

01/02/2020           -               TASMAN, GOLDEN ERA, BAIT AND SWITCH, SKYFALL, KARIEGA, ODESSA,                 

                                                  GOLDEN STEAL

02/02/2020           -                 GIANT STAR, FLYING VISIT, COSMIC RAY, FOREST FLAME, RUBIK STAR,

                                                  SALAZAAR, TASAWWUR, GOLDEN OAKS, WAR HAMMER, TROUVIALLE, WIZARD

                                                  OF STOCKS, KILDARE, HIDDEN GOLD

09/02/2020           -                 IRON AGE, INTENSE STYLIST

 

Mumbai: 28th February, 2020

 

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