Stipes Report 2nd April 2018
Stipendiary Stewards Report
Royal Turf Club race meeting on
on Saturday 2nd April, 2018 at Nuwara Eliya Racecourse.
Stipendiary Stewards: S.A.Marshall, N. Punna
Judges: Mr. Mr.Helmut Hendricks
Starter: Mr. N. Punna
Veterinarians: Dr Jeyentrabalaji Thangaraj, Professor N.De Silva
RACE 1. RTC NuwaraEliya Festive Cup 1000mts ¾ Bred Handicap of SLRs.97,500 At the start Queen Of Hill( M Ishan) was slow to move lost many lengths at the start.
RACE 2: Daily Mirror Cup 1070mts Class 4.Handicap of SLRs.1,87,500 plus Trophy
Level start.Jockey A Viswanath(TORPEDO)Reported that his mount was hanging out in the straight the horse was impounded for veterinary examination and it was found with sharp right upper premolars.
RACE 3: Media Ministry Challenge Trophy 1600m Class 2 Handicap of SLRs 3,35,000 plus Trophy
Level start. Gazaki (L Dayalan) was slowly away and lost a few lengths at the start.Jockey reported that his mount was hanging out throughout the race and came wide into the straight. The horse was impounded for veterinary examination no abnormality was reported.
Spearhead (Aneel) pulled up lame after the race.The horse was impounded for veterinary examination and it was reported that it was found to have pulled up lame on left fore.
Trainer(S.P.A.Raju) was informed to produce fitness certificate before the accepting the horse for the next race.
RACE 4: Selvaratnam Challenge Trophy 1600m Class 1 Handicap of SLRs 1,500,000 plus trophy
Level Start. Started to rain as the horses were been stalled,during the start and throughout the race. After the race it was reported by the following jockeys A.Imran Khan(Meharan),L Dayalan(Roswald),Ashok kumar(Chulbul pandey),S.D.Mahesh(Silver Streak),Suganthan(Atlantus),A Vishwanath( Charlemagne) that their respective horses slipped between 600-400mts due to rain.
Specimens were taken from the winner Alcazaba.
The committee members and stipendiary Stewards decided to cancel the last 3 races of the race card due to heavy rain rendering the track unsuitable for racing.
Chief Stipendiary Steward