HYDERABAD WINTER RACES 2017-18

24th DAY, MONDAY, 05th FEBRUARY 2018

PRESS RELEASE

TRACK CONDITION: GOING GOOD: NO FALSE RAILS: PENETROMETER READING: 3.31 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 the Trainers’ risk and liability.

 

1.       Race No. 2          H. No. 9                                DUBLIN                                N. Rawal

2.       Race No. 4          H. No. 1                                ASTON DOULTON         Kunal Bunde

3.       Race No. 4          H. No. 10                              TIME IS LUCK                    N. Rawal

4.       Race No. 5          H. No. 8                                ARTISTIC TRIBUTE       N. Rawal

5.       Race No. 7          H. No. 1                                COMMANDING BOY       Kunal Bunde

6.       Race No. 7          H. No. 8                                RUBY’S GIFT                    N. Rawal

 

1st Race (177) THE BALLERINA STAR PLATE ABOUT 1600 METRES Category – III:

 

Trainer A. Vatsalya was fined Rs. 2000/- for coming late into Paddock in the above race.

 

Explanation of Jockey Akshay Kumar (JAYIN) in the presence of Trainer R.H. Sequeira that his instructions were to sit close with front runners and do his best in the straight which he tried to follow until entering straight and thereafter when asked for an effort, his mount did not raise a winning gallop in the straight inspite of his best efforts, noted for future reference.  

 

Trainer Zoheb Shaikh was fined Rs. 3,000/-for the reversal of form in respect of his charge CHEMICAL DADDY (A.M. Tograllu) the winner of this race, who finished off board in all the previous runs.    

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2nd Race (178) THE ROCKY PLATE (Division - II) ABOUT 1100 METRES Category - III

 

Consequent to Jockey P. Ajeeth Kumar having been declared medically unfit to ride, the Stewards permitted Jockey Aneel to be substituted on IKIGAI.

 

DUBLIN (N. Rawal) lost the hind action as the start was effected in the process lost about a length. The Jockey was however cautioned for travelling wide until entering into straight for no apparent reason.

 

Explanation of Trainer S.S.F. Hassan with regard to the inconsistent running of his charge SHANDAAR (Akshay Kumar) the winner of this race, who finished off board in the previous race that his charge ran for the first time under his charge in Race No. 138 in which the Jockey reported after the race that his mount did not hold the bit due to which he could not ride out to complete advantage and finished close 5th about 2 ¼ lengths from the winner as such he opted to use the Australian Nose Band on his charge which has been to his charges advantage and ran to its potential and went on to win the race was noted. 

 

Explanation of Jockey Ajit Singh (ROMANTIC FIRE) that his instructions were to make his move from outside in the straight as such he made his final move from outside in the straight inspite of room prevailing in the inside was noted.  

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3rd Race (179) THE ARMAGNAC PLATE ABOUT 1400 METRES Category - III

 

Consequent to Jockey P. Ajeeth Kumar having been declared medically unfit to ride, the Stewards permitted Jockey Kiran Naidu to be substituted on APOWERX.

 

NOVATURIENT (K. Sai Kiran) jumped out slowly losing about 1 or 2 lengths.

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4th Race (180) THE ROCKY PLATE (Division - I) ABOUT 1100 METRES Category - III

 

Consequent to Jockey P. Ajeeth Kumar having been declared medically unfit to ride, the Stewards permitted Jockey G. Naresh to be substituted on OLD FAITHFUL.

 

ASTON DOULTON (Kunal Bunde) and MANOGAMINI ( Ajit Singh) jumped out slowly losing about 1 or 2 lengths each.   Subsequent Veterinary examination revealed that MANOGAMINI returned lame on right fore due to fetlock joint sprain.

 

HUMAAGHAR (App. B.R. Kumar) stumbled approaching the 600 mtrs for no apparent reason.

 

WONDER STAR (Kiran Naidu) trailed the field throughout the race.  Trainer Zoheb Shaikh was advised for a better performance in future.

 

App. C.P. Bopanna (BOUNCER) was fined Rs. 3,000/- for improper use of the whip, in the process shifted in and tightened OLD FAITHFUL (G.Naresh)  and TIME IS LUCK (N. Rawal) racing on his inside in the final stages of the race. 

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5th Race (181) THE MOTHER'S BOY PLATE ABOUT 1200 METRES Category - II

 

ARTISTIC TRIBUTE (N. Rawal) took an awkward jump in the process lost couple of lengths and thereafter trailed the field throughout the race.

 

Explanation of Jockey K. Sai Kiran (SEMPER FIDELIS) that his saddle moved back, as such he could not ride out his mount to complete advantage in the straight.  As this confirmed our observation, the Jockey’s explanation was noted. Trainer Arjun Anne was however, fined Rs. 5000/- for failing to exercise proper care in saddling of his charge whose saddle slipped during the running of the race.

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6th Race (182) THE GODOLPHIN BARB MILLION (GRADE III) ABOUT 1400 METRES:

 

WINNING HEART was not declared to start.

 

GODDESS OF FORCE (K. Sai Kiran) was observed to be trotting lame, as such the filly was permitted to be withdrawn on Veterinary grounds.

 

Jockey Imran Chisty (ARECA LEGEND) was cautioned for shifting in soon after the start in the process taking the ground of BIG BRAVE (A. Sandesh).

 

PROCLAMATION (David Allan) stumbled at about the 1200 mtrs for no apparent reason.

 

Jockey Imran Chisty (ARECA LEGEND) reported that his mount was hanging in for greater part of the race inspite of his best efforts noted.  Trainer P. Prasanna Kumar was advised to take remedial measures before next accepting in a race.

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7th Race (183) THE ALLEZ VITE PLATE ABOUT 1100 METRES Category - II

 

APACHE GAL (App. Gopal Singh) took a fly jump in the process lost about a length.

 

App. C.P. Bopanna (KIMONO) was cautioned for changing course on more than one occasion in the straight for no apparent reason.

 

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