HYDERABAD WINTER RACES 2017-18

16th DAY, MONDAY, 08th JANUARY 2018

PRESS RELEASE

TRACK CONDITION: GOOD GOING: FALSE RAILS ARE UP: PENETROMETER READING: 3.65 Cms

 

Permission has been granted to Trainer R.H. Sequeira to saddle the following horses on behalf of Trainer K.S.V. Prasad Raju at both Trainers’ risk and liability.

 

Race No. 1        H. No. 10          REACH THE HEIGHTS               Kunal Bunde

Race No. 2        H. No. 2                        BAYWATCH BABE                    N. Rawal

Race No. 3        H. No. 3                        COUNTRY’S GIFT                      N. Rawal

Race No. 5        H. No. 3                        GOLDEN XANTHUS                   N. Rawal

Race No. 8        H. No. 13          TOUCH OF GOLD                      Kunal Bunde

 

1st Race (119) THE GALACTICA PLATE (Division - II) ABOUT 1600 METRES Category - III

 

MONEY TIME (Praveen Gaddam) was reluctant to be stalled inspite of several attempts, as such the gelding was permitted to be withdrawn before coming under starters orders, SSC revoked. 

 

ICING ON THE CAKE (App. Rohit Kumar) was fractious inside the gates, resulting in App. getting injured, as such the gelding was permitted to be withdrawn before coming under starters orders, SSC revoked.  The App. who was given immediate medical aid was declared medically unfit to ride for the remaining races of the day.

 

PENTHESILEA (Shailesh Shinde) planted and lost about 6 or 7 lengths, SSC revoked.

 

SILVASSA (Khurshad Alam) trailed the field throughout the race.  Trainer Sk. Kassam was advised for a better performance in future.

2nd Race (120) THE HARIDWAR PLATE (Division - II) ABOUT 1200 METRES Category - II

 

RED STRIKER (Ajit Singh) jumped out slowly losing about 1 or 2 lengths.

 

Jockeys Akshay Kumar (LA MER) and Fergus Sweeney (NIMBLE MIND) were cautioned for failing to maintain a straight course soon after the start.

 

Explanation of Jockey N.S. Parmar (TOKYO JAM) that his mount was slow into stride as such he could not position his mount well up with the field in the initial stages of the race and his mount was gaining ground only in the straight was noted for future reference.

 

NICOLA TESLA (A.A. Vikrant) and VIJAYADASAMI (G. Naresh) trailed the field throughout the race finishing the course distance behind.

3rd Race (121) THE HARIDWAR PLATE (Division - I) ABOUT 1200 METRES Category - II

 

Jockey Aneel (TRUMP GIRL) drawn (13) was severely cautioned for cutting across the field on to the inner track before the red marker though no interference was caused.

 

Explanation of Jockey Nakhat Singh (SURPRISE GIFT) that his mount was keen at about the 800 mtrs and in trying to control the filly drifted out in the process, accidently  clipped the heels of MEKA'S (P. Trevor) who was racing in front resulting in losing his balance in the saddle was noted.  However, the Jockey was cautioned to be more careful in future. 

 

Explanation of Jockey K. Sai Kiran (STORMY) that in trying to avoid clipping the front runners, at about the 800 mtrs due to crowding of the field, he shifted out in the process forced out AAROHI (P. Ajeeth Kumar) and PARIZAAT (App. Md. Ismail) racing on his outside, noted.  However, the Jockey was cautioned to exercise greater control over his mount in future, failing which he will be liable for severe disciplinary action as deemed fit.

 

Explanation of Jockey N. Rawal (COUNTRY'S GIFT) that his mount dropped back from about the 600 mtrs finishing the course distance behind inspite of his best efforts was noted for future reference. 

4th Race (122) THE C SATYANARAYANA MEMORIAL PLATE ABOUT 2000 METRES Category - II

 

CAROLINA MOON (A.A. Vikrant) jumped out slowly losing about 4 or 5 lengths, SSC revoked.


 

 

Explanation of Jockey Akshay Kumar (TA TA) that his instructions were to sit close with front runners in the initial stages of the race which he tried to follow until entering the straight and thereafter his mount did not raise a fluent gallop in the straight inspite of his best efforts.   Trainer S.S.F. Hassan while confirming the above, added that his mount is running in a higher category in the present race as compared to his previous run where he ran with lower category of horses, as such the poor performance was noted for future reference.

 

SOMERSET (Arshad Alam) sustained deep cut injury over left fore.  However, the rig was trotting sound after the race.

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5th Race (123) THE GALACTICA PLATE (Division - I) ABOUT 1600 METRES Category - III

 

PRINCESS OF DREAMS (Deepak Singh) reared up as the start was effected losing about 3 or 4 lengths, SSC revoked.

 

GOLDEN XANTHUS (N. Rawal) jumped out slowly losing about 3 or 4 lengths, SSC revoked.

 

SILVER DOLLAR (B. Dileep) took a fly jump and lost about 1 or 2 lengths.

 

Explanation of Jockeys Deep Shanker (VIJAY'S EMPRESS) and P. Ajeeth Kumar (ABRACOS) that their mounts did not raise a fluent gallop throughout the race inspite of their best efforts, noted.  Respective Trainers Laxman Singh and A. Vatsalya were advised for a better performance in future.

 

Explanation of Trainer R.H. Sqeueira with regard to improved performance of his charge YOU CAN I CAN (Aneel), the winner of this race, who finished off board in the previous race to which the Trainer stated that the above horse was run first time under his charge in race No. 87 in 6 furlong race in which the gelding was gaining ground in the final stages of the race as such he opted to run in the present race which being a mile race, the extra 400 mtrs to travel was to his charges advantage and went on to win the race was noted.  The Trainer was however advised to ensure that his charges race more consistently in future.

6th Race (124) THE SRI A.S. KRISHNA MEMORIAL CUP ABOUT 1600 METRES Category - I

 

Explanation of Jockey Deep Shanker (THAT'S MY DARLING) that his mount did not raise a fluent gallop throughout the race inspite of his best efforts, noted.  Trainer S.S.F. Hassan was advised for a better performance in future.

7th Race (125) THE BYERLY TURK MILLION (GRADE III) ABOUT 1200 METRES:

 

SILVER BABE (P. Ajeeth Kumar) jumped out slowly losing about 2 or 3 lengths.

8th Race (126) THE WISHFUL THINKING PLATE ABOUT 1400 METRES Category - III

 

Consequent to App. Rohit Kumar having been declared medically unfit to ride, the Stewards permitted Jockey Abhishek S. Pawar to be substituted on KOHINOOR LUCY.

 

BOCA GRANDE (A.A. Vikrant) and TOP SPRINT (App. Md. Ismail) were slow into stride losing about a couple of lengths each.

 

Jockey Ajit Singh (TOUGH SUSSEX) was fined Rs. 1000/- for shifting in soon after the start in the process causing inconvenience to WHISPER (N. Rawal) and JEM STAR (Kiran Naidu).

 

Jockey Akshay Kumar (MEAN MACHINE) was cautioned for failing to maintain a straight course in the straight.

 

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