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ROYAL WESTERN INDIA TURF CLUB, LTD.

MUMBAI MEETING 2020/21, SIXTEENTH DAY, SATURDAY, 27TH MARCH, 2021

 (PENETROMETER: 3.7;  GOING: GOOD)

RACE DAY REPORTS

RAILS WERE PLACED 3 METRES AWAY FROM ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1200 METRES (MILE CHUTE) LEADING TO 4 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES AND THEREAFTER 5 METRES AWAY UPTO THE WINNING POST.  FOR THE RACES RUN AT THE BACK STRETCH, RAILS WERE PLACED AT ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1400 METRES LEADING TO 2 METRES AWAY AT 1200 METRES AND 4 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES.

 

RACE NO.1(181) –THE WASHINGTON IRVINE PLATE (DIV.II) : (About) 1000 Metres – Runners -  9   

 

Jockey Zameer Sayed (ISTANBUL) was observed to carry an unapproved standard whip into the paddock, the same was confiscated before the race. Further, the matter was reported to the Stewards for such action as they deem fit. Consideration of the matter was deferred.

 

Soon after the start, ARABIAN STORM (J.Chinoy) shifted in thereby starting a chain reaction, due to which ISTANBUL (Zameer Sayed), WAR OF ATTRITION (H.Zeeshan) and ABOUT THE CLOUD (Santosh G.) were inconvenienced. Jockey J.Chinoy has been cautioned.

 

Approaching the 800 metres, FOREVER FREE (App.M.S.Deora) leaned inwards thereby tightening SMART CHOICE (N.B.Kuldeep) causing the latter to be checked. Thereafter,  approaching the 200 metres, FOREVER FREE (App.M.S.Deora) shifted out under urgings and went across COLOSSEUM (Dashrath Singh) causing the latter to be checked.  After questioning, App.M.S.Deora has been fined  Rs.3,000/-.

 

On being questioned after the race regarding his riding efforts on SMART CHOICE, Jockey N.B.Kuldeep  stated that his mount hung out  despite his efforts. Not being satisfied with the explanation, the Stipendiary Stewards have initiated an enquiry into the running and riding of this horse.

 

In the final stages of the race, ABOUT THE CLOUD (Santosh G.) leaned inwards on to ISTANBUL (Zameer Sayyed) and had to be steadied.

 

After the race, FOREVER FREE 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, SMART CHOICE was trotted and found to be sound. THEAS’S PET had a gum injury.

 

RACE NO.2(182) –THE SONNY BRAR TROPHY: (About) 1600 Metres – Runners -  4   - NO REPORT

 

RACE NO.3(183) – THE WASHINGTON IRVINE PLATE (DIV.I) : (About) 1000 Metres – Runners -  10   

   

At the request of Jockey C.S.Jodha, his mount DIVIJA was examined by the Club’s Sr.V.O. on arrival at the start and was certified fit to race.

 

At the start, PEZULA (Prashant P.Dhebe, dr.5) jumped inwards on to VERDANDI (Vishal N.Bunde, dr.4) forcing it inwards on to RISING BRAVE (Bhawani Singh, dr.3). Thereafter, SENIORITY (App.Aniket Karande, dr.2) shifted out and bumped RISING BRAVE. Due to this incident VERDANDI had to be checked.

 

Passing the 900 metres, RISING BRAVE (Bhawani Singh) shifted out thereby bumping REGAL PRINCE (App.P.S.Kaviraj). Thereafter, DIVIJA (C.S.Jodha) shifted in thereby tightening REGAL PRINCE (App.P.S.Kaviraj) causing the latter to be checked.  After questioning all concerned, Jockey Bhawani Singh has been fined Rs.3,000/-.

 

RACE NO.4(184) –THE MONET PLATE : (About) 2000 Metres –Runners- 9    

 

Soon after the start, KAMARIA (Bhawani Singh) shifted in and made contact with SILVER STORM (Santosh G.) causing the latter to be steadied. Thereafter, ACCENTURE (A.Sandesh) shifted in thereby inconveniencing NAXOS (App.P.S.Kaviraj),  KAMARIA (Bhawani Singh) and SILVER STORM (Santosh G).  Jockey A Sandesh has been cautioned.

 

Passing the 1800 metres, TWELFTH EARL (S.Mosin) shifted out on to ACCENTURE (A.Sandesh), who in turn shifted out thereby carrying MOON RIVER (P.S.Chouhan) outwards. Due to this incident, TOUCH OF FAITH (A.Imran Khan) who was racing on the haunches of MOON RIVER was also inconvenienced. On being questioned after the race, Jockey S.Mosin stated that the pace had slowed down and in his effort to avoid clipping the front horse, he had shifted out.

 

After the race, KAMARIA was observed to have an abrasion at the left hind fetlock and SHADOWS had an abrasion at the right hind fetlock. TWELFTH EARL was found to be sound in the trot.

 

RACE NO.5(185) –THE BEHRAM A.ENGINEER TROPHY : (About) 1400 Metres – Runners -  10     

 

Approaching the 400 metres, THE BAWAJI (Prashant P.Dhebe) shifted out and carried QUARENCIA (P.Trevor) outwards. Jockey Prashant P.Dhebe has been cautioned.

 

Passing the 200 metres, ARABIAN PHOENIX (S.Zervan) shifted out under urgings thereby cutting across BEEJAY (C.S.Jodha) and going on to THE BAWAJI (Prashant P.Dhebe), who in turn shifted out on to QUARENCIA (P.Trevor).. After questioning, Jockey S.Zervan has been fined Rs.3,000/-.

 

Jockey K.Nazil (GILT EDGE) was observed to have used the whip in excess of the prescribed limit on his mount. This being his third offence during the current Mumbai Meeting, his Jockey’s license has been suspended for 2 race days w.e.f. 17th April, 2021 to 18th April, 2021 (both days inclusive) (permitted to ride work/mock race).

 

After the race, BAKU was observed to have broken a blood vessel and is not to race for the stipulated ban period of four weeks. The gelding has to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

After the race, BOLD ADVANCE was observed to have a cut injury at the left hind fetlock.

 

RACE NO.6(186) –THE OSMAN CHOTANI PLATE (DIV.II): (About) 1400 Metres – Runners - 12     

 

GREY FALCON (App.P.S.Kaviraj) jumped out slow, losing about 4 lengths at the start. Trainer Narendra Lagad has been asked to give the gelding more gate practice and show him to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.

 

Soon after the start, MELISANDRE (C.S.Jodha) veered out thereby taking the ground of TWINKLING STAR (M.Ayyar) and also bumping MYTHICAL POWER (Dashrath Singh). After the race, Jockey C.S.Jodha  reported that his mount had veered out despite his efforts. He added that his mount was inclined to run out throughout the race. In view of this behavior, Trainer S.K.Sunderji has been asked to take remedial measures and show the filly in a Mock Race to the satisfaction of the Stipendiary Stewards, before next accepting to race.

 

After the race, MYTHICAL POWER and IRISH EYES were found to be sore by the right fore leg. Both the horses have to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

RACE NO.7(187) – THE SPANIARDS INN PLATE: (About) 1600 Metres – Runners -  11

 

GOSHAWK (App.Aniket Karande) and MERNEITH (K.Nazil) jumped out slow losing about 2 lengths each at the start.

 

At the start, LAGERTHA (Amyn Merchat, dr.2)  jumped outwards  and went  across GOSHAWK (App.Aniket Karande, dr.3) who was marginally slow to begin.

 

After the race, Jockey T.S.Jodha (SALDANPHON) reported that his mount had dropped out of the race and not raising a fluent gallop, as such he had stopped riding in the final stages.

 

After the race, SANDALPHON was trotted and found to be sound.

 

RACE NO.8(188) –THE JIMMY BHARUCHA TROPHY: (About) 1200 Metres – Runners -  11

 

ESFIR (D.R.Shubham) jumped out tardily losing about a length at the start.

 

RED MERLOT (J.Chinoy) jumped outwards brushing the front gates due to which he lost his left stirrup which he regained shortly.

 

RACE NO.9(189) –THE OSMAN CHOTANI PLATE (DIV.I): (About) 1400 Metres – Runners - 12     

 

After the race, App. P.S.Kaviraj (FLOWER POWER) reported that his mount hung-in in the straight. Trainer Narendra Lagad has been asked to take remedial measures before next accepting to race the filly.

 

After the race, LA PEREGRINA was observed to have broken a blood vessel. Being a second time bleeder, the filly  is not to race for the stipulated ban period of eight weeks and has to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O. before next accepting to race.

 

After the race, IMMEASURABLE, DALASAN and FLOWER POWER were trotted and found to be sound.

 

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The urine samples of the winner of the 1st & 2nd race, viz. SAFDAR and BELLATOR  were collected for detection of prohibited substance.

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TOTAL NUMBER OF RACES  -  9       TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNNERS  -    88  

TOTAL STAKES  -    Rs.17,28,375/-   AVE. NUMBER OF RUNNERS PER RACE   -  9.77                 

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SUMMARY:

SUSPENSION/ FINE (S)

R.1(181)

App.M.S.Deora – fined Rs.3,000/-

R.3(183)

Joc.Bhawani Singh – fined Rs.3,000/-

R.5(185)

Joc.S.Zervan – fined Rs.3,000/-

Joc.K.Nazil – sus. 17th & 18th April, 2021 (whip offence)

 

ACTION ON HORSE/S

R.1(181)

FOREVER  FREE (Sore) – to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O.

R.5(185)

BAKU (Blood Vessel) – stopped for four weeks and to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O.

R.6(186)

MYTHICAL POWER and IRISH EYES (Sore) – to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O.

GREY FALCON – to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials

MELISANDRE (veered out despite Jockey’s efforts) – to be shown to the satisfaction of the Stipendiary Stewards in a Mock race.

R.9(189)

LA PEREGRINA (Blood Vessel) – stopped for eight  weeks and to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O.

FLOWER POWER (Hung-in) – remedial measures

 

ADDITIONAL REPORTS:

 

RE : FAILING TO VACCINATE HIS CHARGE “ASHWA BRAVO” – TRAINER M.SRINIVAS REDDY :

 

Trainer M.Srinivas Reddy was fined Rs.5,000/- by the Stipendiary Stewards for failing to vaccinate his charge ASHWA BRAVO.

 

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Mumbai : 29th March, 2021

 

 

 

 

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