Stipes Report 17th March 2018
Stipendiary Stewards Report
Royal Turf Club race meeting on
on Saturday 17th March, 2018 at Nuwara Eliya Racecourse.
Stipendiary Stewards: Cyrus Madan (Chief), S.A.Marshall, N. Punna
Judges: Mr. Mr.Helmut Hendricks
Starter: Mr. N. Punna
Veterinarians: Dr Jeyentrabalaji Thangaraj, Professor N.De Silva
RACE 1 THE CHATSWORTH SUPER CUP
Trainer S. D. Mahesh requested permission to allow his ward KRABI to be led to the Starting Stalls. Permission was granted but Trainer Mahesh was asked to ensure that in Future this permission was taken one day prior with request in writing.
KRABI ridden by Jockey Dinesh was fractious and refused to be stalled. She was withdrawn before coming under Starters Orders. Trainer Mahesh has been asked not to accept with the mare until approved by the Starter.
PSYLOCKE ridden by Jockey Puganeshwaram jumped out slowly from the gates and then whipped around. Trainer W. Jayantha was informed that he should not accept with the Mare until produced in a Barrier Trial.
the rider of Salsa Dancer was observed to take the home turn very wide.
The winner HONOURIUS ridden by Vishwanath was observed to maintain an erratic course in the Straight. He was asked to exercise better control on his mount .
No.4 Zulu Fantasy 57.5 Kgs Jockey L.Dayalan declared an overweight of 1kg weight carried 58.5Kgs
No.6 Waiting for Glory and No.9 Tender Mist withdrawn on veterinary grounds their respective trainers Mr.S.Sridher and Mr.S.D.Lalith have been informed to obtain a fitness certificate from the Club Veternarian before accepting to run.
RACE 2 - AJIT CHETTY MEMORIAL CUP
CHARMING GREY and GLITTERING were Led to the Gates with the Rider.
The Winner SPIRITED TOUCH ridden by Vishwanath was observed to shift out alarmingly in the straight. Trainer S. Madialagan was asked to take remedial measures.
Trainer W. Jayantha has been advised to take remedial measures on OLIVE under his charge as it ran detached from the field and show a improvement in its next start.
No.4 Glittering 56.5 Kgs Jockey L.Dayalan declared an overweight of 2kgs. weight carried 58.5
RACE 3- THE VILA MAYURANA GLAMOUR CUP
COLORATO ridden by L. Dayalan was slow into stride.
LEGAL LEGACY ridden by Jockey Puganeshwaran veered out alarmingly while approaching the Home Turn. He was severely reprimanded for not being able to exercise proper control over his mount.GO GREEN ridden by JOCKEY S.Pradeep
who led the field into the straight and finished second, was observed to lug in badly in the last 300 metres and inconvenienced Jockey Vishwanath astride Torpedo the eventual winner. Pradeep was severely cautioned for not maintaining a straight course in the Straight and thereby endangering those behind.
No.3 Another Ace 58.5 Kgs. Jockey D.S.Rathore declared an overweight of 1.5 kgs weight carried 60Kgs.
No.7 Torpedo 53kgs Jockey A. Vishwanath declared an overweight 2kgs weight carried 55kgs.
No.9 Crimson Quest 52.5 kgs. Jockey Logendran declared an overweight 1/2kg. weight carried 53kgs.
RACE 4- CHIEF MINISTER CHALLENGE TROPHY
NO.5 Parushram 54.5 kgs. Jockey A.Suresh declared an overweight of 1/2kg. weight carried 55kgs.
NO.7 Charlemagne 53.5 kgs. Jockey A.Vishwanath declared an overweight of 1.5kgs. weight carried 55kgs.
No.6 Silver Streak withdrawn on veterinary grounds trainer S.D.Mahesh has been informed to obtain a fitness certificate from the Club Veternarian before accepting to run.
RACE 5- SUGATHADASA STADIUM CUP
NO.3 Celestial Fire 54.5 Kgs Jockey A.Vishwanath declared an overweight of 1/2 Kg. Weight carried 55kgs.
No.4 Gazaki 52.5Kgs. Jockey Dinesh declared an overweight of 1.5Kg.wight carried 54kgs.
Fines for Trainers
Race No.1 Trainer W.Jayantha was fined a sum of SLR 5000 for instructing his groom to chase his horse Psylocke of the jump out of the gate, Starter/Stipendiary Steward Nikhil M.Punna reported.
Race No.4 Trainer S.D.Mahesh was fined a sum of SLR 5000 in violation of the Notice sent on 24/04/2017 under the RTC Rules of Racing for the groomer leading in the horse Alcazaba without the Bib provided by the club.
Trainer S.D.Mahesh has been fined a sum of SLR 10,000 for failing to declare the jockeys on his horses accepted to run.
Fines For Jockeys
Jockey A.Suresh has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for Excessive and improper use of whip on his mount BLAZING BERRY. 1st Offence
Jockey A.Ashok Kumar has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for Excessive and improper use of whip on his mount MISS IVORY. 1st Offence
Jockey L.Dayalan has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for improper use of whip on his mount ZULU FANTASY. 1st Offence.
Jockey S.Pradeep has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for improper use of whip on his mount SALSA DANCER. 1st Offence.
Jockey Puganeshwaran has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for using his reins to whip the horse on his mount LEGAL LEGACY. 1st Offence and not permitted in thoroughbred races henceforth only permitted to ride in ½ bred and ¾ bred races until further notice.
Jockey Sanjeevan has been fined a sum of SLR 2,000 for improper use of whip on his mount SCARLET PRINCESS.1st Offence.
Jockey S.Pradeep has been fined a sum of SLR 3,000 for Excessive and improper use of whip on his mount GO GREEN. 2nd Offence
Jockey S.Pradeep has been fined a sum of SLR 5,000 for Excessive and improper use of whip on his mount SANTOS. 3rd Offence and depreived the use of the whip for one race day.
Jockey A. Vishwanath and Jockey L. Dayalan have been severely reprimanded for standing up when winning the races on their respective mounts before the winning post, severe action would be taken if the repeated in future.
Routine Sample Taken on the winner ALCAZABA.