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MUMBAI MEETING 2021/22, THIRD DAY, FRIDAY, 7TH JANUARY, 2022.

 

(PENETROMETER: 4 (LONGCHAMP METHOD); GOING: GOOD)

 

RACE DAY REPORTS

 

RAILS WERE PLACED 2 METRES AWAY FROM ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1400 METRES (MILE CHUTE), LEADING TO 4 METRES AWAY AT 1200 METRES. 6 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES, 8 METRES AWAY AT 800 METRES AND THEREAFTER 10 METRES AWAY UPTO THE WINNING POST.

 

FOR THE RACES STARTING FROM THE BACK STRETCH RAILS WERE PLACED AT ITS ORIGINAL POINT FROM 1400 METRES LEADING TO 3 METRES AWAY AT 1200 METRES AND 6 METRES AWAY AT 1000 METRES.

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On a request from Trainer Asad Siddiqui, permission was granted to Trainer Sangramsinh N. Joshi to saddle his charge LAGERTHA in the 1st race, at his own (Trainer Asad Siddiqui’s) risk and responsibility.

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On a request from Trainer Nosher Cama, permission was granted to Trainer Nirad Karanjawala to saddle his charge GAZINO in the 3rd race, at his own (Trainer Nosher Cama’s) risk and responsibility.

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On a request from Trainer M. Narredu, permission was granted to Trainer Nirad Karanjawala to saddle his charge AIR POWER in the 8th race, at his own (Trainer M. Narredu’s) risk and responsibility.

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Jockey P. Trevor informed that as he had not received his RT-PCR report in time. he was unable to fulfil his riding engagements. As such, the under-mentioned change of riders were permitted. Further, upon arrival Jockey P. Trevor has been asked to meet the Stipendiary Stewards in connection with the same.

 

RACE

HORSE

JOCKEY

REPLACED BY

4(39)

EMPEROR RODERIC

P. Trevor

S. Zervan

5(40)

SEASONS GREETINGS

P. Trevor

S. Zervan

6(41)

NORTH STAR

P. Trevor

N. S. Parmar

 

RACE NO.1(36) – THE LADY MOURA PLATE  - DIVISION II: (About) 1000 Metres – Runners -  10 -

 

SUFIYAH (Bhawani Singh, dr.7) jumped out slowly losing about 2 lengths at the start.

 

At the start, POWER OF NEATH (Neeraj Rawal, dr.2) jumped outwards at the same time LAGERTHA (Mudassar Nazzar, dr.3) jumped inwards and they made contact thereafter, HILAD (App. A Prakash, dr.4) shifted in thereby inconveniencing LAGERTHA (Mudassar Nazar, dr.3).

 

Approaching the 900 metres, POWER OF NEATH (Neeraj Rawal) shifted out and went across FLOWER POWER (App. P. S. Kaviraj) who had to be checked. Jockey Neeraj Rawal has been cautioned.

 

It was observed that passing the 700 metres, the reins of Jockey Mudassar Nazar (LAGERTHA) had broken and as such he lost control. After the race, on inspecting the equipment, it was found to be in serviceable condition. However, Jockey Mudassar Nazar has been asked to be more cautious with his riding gear.

 

Approaching the 400 Metres LAGERTHA (Mudassar Nazar) shifted in thereby inconveniencing WILD FIRE (App. Aniket Karande) in view of the incident mentioned above no action has been initiated other than noting the same.

 

From the 350 metres SUFIYAH (Bhawani Singh) was observed to be inclined outwards despite the riders efforts thereby carrying LA PEREGRINA  (M.Ayaar) outwards.  After the race, Jockey Bhawani Singh reported that his mount SUFIYAH hung-out in the straight. Trainer Rehanullah Khan has been asked to take remedial measures, before next accepting to race.

 

An enquiry has been initiated into the improve performance of UNTITLED (D. R. Shubham) and a report will be submitted shortly.

 

After the race, SFIYAH and POWER OF NEATH were trotted and found to be sound.

 

RACE NO.2(37) – THE TASAWWUR PLATE  - DIVISION II: (About) 1600 Metres – Runners -  11

 

BRAVE EAGLE (App. Kirtish Bhagat, dr.2) was slow to begin at the start.

 

At the start, DAWNSTAR (Hanumant Singh, dr.7) jumped outwards and went across POWER OF THOR (P. S. Kaviraj, dr.8), who was marginally slow to begin.

 

Soon after the start, SHADOWS (S. A Amit) shifted out under urgings thereby inconveniencing DAWNSTAR (Hanumant Singh). Jockey S. A. Amit has been cautioned.

 

Passing the 1200 metres, BRAVE EAGLE (App. Kirtish Bhagat) shied and made contact with the rails due to which DAWNSTAR (Hanumant Singh) who was racing on his haunches had to check and drop back.

 

Approaching the 100 metres, SHADOWS (S. A Amit) weekend and dropped back due to which CHEZZA (S. Zervan) racing on its haunches had to be checked and thereafter S.Zervan (CHEZZA) was unable to ride out to complete advantage due to lack of room.

 

Passing the 100 metres, SUSSING (D.R.Shubham) leaned inwards thereby tightening MEMORABLE MOMENT (Vishal N. Bunde). Jockey D.R.Shubham has been cautioned.

 

App. P. S. Kaviraj (POWER OF THOR) was observed to have used the whip in excess of the prescribed limit he was also observed to have used the same in an improper manner this being his first offence during the current Mumbai Meeting he has been fined Rs.3000/- for excessive use of the whip and further fined Rs.2000/-improper use of whip on his mount POWER OF THOR.

 

After the race, Trainer Narendra Lagad reported that his Apprentice Jockey P. S. Kaviraj (POWER OF THOR) was not ready when the start was effected. The Stipendiary Stewards will be looking into it and a report will be submitted shortly.

 

An enquiry has been initiated in running and riding of SUSSING (D. R. Shubham) and a report will be submitted shortly.

 

After the race, SUSSING and DAWNSTAR were trotted and found to be sound.

 

After the race, BRAVE EAGLE was observed to have lost its left fore shoe and CHEZZA lost its right fore shoe.

 

RACE NO.3(38) – THE MAHALAKSHMI TROPHY (GRADE 3): (About) 1200 Metres – Runners -  5

 

GAZINO (S. Zervan, dr.3) was slow to begin losing about a length at the start.

 

RACE NO.4(39) – THE SIR JAMSETJEE JEEJEEBHOY (VI BART) TROPHY: (About) 1000 Metres –Runners- 6

 

SON OF A GUN (Dashrath Singh, dr.6) turned his head as the start was effected due to which the colt jumped out slowly losing about 4 lengths at the start. Trainer Narendra Lagad has been asked to give his charge more gate practice and show the colt to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.

 

At the start, FORTUNATE SON (N.S.Parmar dr.1) jumped outwards on to EMPEROR RODERIC (S Zervan dr.2)forcing it outwards at the same time PRINCE O’ WAR (A. Sandesh, dr.4) jumped inwards and due to which MIGHTY WINGS (S. A. Amit, dr.3) drawn between them was tightened and had to be checked.

 

Passing the 700 metres, SON OF A GUN (Dashrath Singh) leaned inwards onto KINGS BEST (T. S. Jodha) at the same time PRINCE O’ WAR (A.Sandesh) leaned outwards due to which KINGS BEST was inconvenienced.

 

Passing the 300 metres, PRINCE O’WAR (A. Sandesh) shifted out under urgings thereby forcing MIGHTY WINGS (S. A. Amit) outwards. After questioning, Jockey A. Sandesh has been fined Rs.2,000/-.

 

After the race, MIGHTY WINGS was found to be sore by the left fore leg. The filly has to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O., before next accepting to race.

 

RACE NO.5(40) – THE MASEEHA PLATE: (About) 1600 Metres – Runners -  7

 

SEASONS GREETINGS (S. Zervan) was fractious and thereafter refused to stall despite substantial efforts as such the mare was withdrawn before coming under Starter’s order. Trainer P. Shroff has been asked to give his charge more gate practice and show the mare to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.

 

At the start, MISHKA’S PRIDE (Dashrath Singh, dr.6) jumped inwards and made contact with WAYIN (N. S. Parmar, dr.5)

 

Passing the 100 Metres NORTHERN LIGHTS (App.Kritish Bhagat) shifted in thereby inconveniencing WAYIN (N.S.Parmar) who had to be steadied. App.Kritish Bhagat has been cautioned.

 

In the final stages of the race, EMPOWER (T. S. Jodha) shifted out under the whip thereby taking the ground of MULTISTARRER (A. Sandesh) who had to be checked. After questioning Jockey T. S. Jodha has been fined Rs.3,000/-

 

RACE NO.6(41) – THE MAHARAJA JIWAJIRAO SCINDIA TROPHY (GRADE 2): (About) 1800 Metres – Runners - 4

 

Jockey S. Zervan was declared by Trainer P. Shroff in place of Jockey P. Trevor on his charge NORTH STAR who was unable to fulfill his riding engagement. After accepting the ride on NORTH STAR Jockey S. Zervan at race time informed that he was unable to fulfill his riding engagement. As such, he has been fined Rs.5,000/- and severely cautioned. Trainer P. Shroff was allowed to declare Jockey N. S. Parmar on his charge NORTH STAR.

 

At the start FOREST FLAME (A. Sandesh, dr.4) jumped inwards and the same time TAIMUR (Bhawani Singh, dr.3) jumped outwards and made contact.

 

After the race, NORTH STAR was scoped at Equine Hospital and observed to have Gr.III EIPH, 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.

 

RACE NO.7(42) – THE MATHRADAS GOCULDAS TROPHY: (About) 1400 Metres – Runners -  6

 

At the start, MAJESTIC WARRIOR (Dashrath Singh, dr.5) jumped outwards and made contact with PRIDE’S ANGEL (P. S. Kaviraj, dr.6).

 

After the race, MOUNT MORIAH was found to be sore by the left fore leg. The gelding has to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O., before next accepting to race.

 

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

 

RACE NO.8(43) – THE TASAWWUR PLATE  - DIVISION I: (About) 1600 Metres – Runners -  12

 

AMPED (N. S Parmar, dr.11) was reluctant to stall and in the process dislodged its rider. Trainer A. M. Jadhav has been asked to give his charge more gate practice and show the filly to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.

 

At the start, LUMINOSITY (S. A. Amit, dr.5) jumped outwards onto TEISPES (Hanumant Singh, dr.6) at the same time RED REGENT (Bhawani Singh, dr.8) jumped inwards due to which LEVITATE (P. S. Kaviraj, dr.7) drawn between was tightened for room and dropped back.

 

At the start, REDIFINED (S. Zervan, dr.3) jumped outwards and went across ALPHA GENE (App. A. Prakash, dr.4) who was slow to begin.

 

At the start, AIR POWER (App A. S. Peter, dr.9) jumped outwards throwing its head onto PRINCESS OF NAPLES (Vishal N. Bunde, dr.10) who in turn shifted out and brushed the haunches of AMPED (N.S.Parmar).

 

Soon after the start, AMPED (N. S. Parmar) shifted in under urgings and bumped AIR POWER (App. A. S. Peter) who had to be checked and thereafter further shifted in and made contact with REDEFINED (S.Zervan). After questioning Jockey N. S. Parmar has been fined Rs.3,000/- .

 

After the race, Jockey Vishal N. Bunde (PRINCESS OF NAPLES) reported the loss of whip passing the 300 metres. This being his first instance during the current Mumbai Meeting 2021/22, no action has been initiated.

 

After the race, Jockey N. S. Parmar reported that his mount AMPED hung-in in the straight. Trainer A. M. Jadhav has been asked to take remedial measures, before next accepting to race.

 

An enquiry has been initiated in running and riding of LUMINOSITY (S. A. Amit) a report will be submitted shortly.

 

After the race, LEVITATE and LUMINOSITY were trotted and found to be sound.

 

After the race, AIR POWER was observed to have lost its left fore shoe and AMPED had cut injury on right hind cannon.

 

RACE NO.9(44) – THE LADY MOURA PLATE  - DIVISION I: (About) 1000 Metres – Runners -  11

 

On the arrival at the start, App. Jockey Kiritish Bhagat reported that his mount STARS FOR YOU had dropped the Tongue Strap on the way to the starting gate the same was replaced with the Club’s gear.

 

TURMERIC TOWER (T. S. Jodha, dr.4) jumped out slowly losing about 2 lengths at the start.

 

At the start, SLAM DUNK (R. Shelar, dr.6) took a awkward fly jump and made contact with LITTLE MORE (M. Ayyar, dr.7) who in turned shifted onto ENLIGHTENED (App. P. S. Kaviraj, dr.8) who had to be steadied.

 

POWER OF BLESSINGS (H. Zeeshan) was observed to have run detached from the field. Trainer Sangramsinh N. Joshi has been asked to ensure that his charge puts up a reasonable performance in the future.

 

After the race, Trainer Karthik Ganapathy informed that he was not satisfied with the riding of Jockey D. R. Shubham on his charge TRINKET. The Stipendiary Stewards will be looking into the same and a report will be submitted shortly.

 

After the race, RED CARNATION 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.

 

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The urine samples of the winner of the UNTITLED (winner – 1st race), MARLBORO MAN (winner – 2nd race), IRON AGE (winner – 3rd race), AUGUSTUS CAESAR (2nd place – 3rd race), SON OF A GUN (winner – 4th race), FOREST FLAME (winner – 6th race), TAIMUR (2nd place – 6th race), and the special samples of DAWNSTAR (2nd race) & LUMINOSITY (8th race), were collected for detection of prohibited substance.

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TOTAL NUMBER OF RACES – 9

TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNNERS – 71

 

TOTAL STAKES - Rs.32,70,600/-

AVE. NUMBER OF RUNNERS PER RACE – 7.88

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SUMMARY:

 

SUSPENSION/ FINE (S)

R.2(37)

App. P. S. Kaviraj – (excessive & improper whip) Rs.3,000/- & Rs.2,000/-

R.4(39)

Joc. A. Sandesh – Rs.2,000/-

R.5(40)

Joc. T. S. Jodha – Rs.3,000/-

R.6(41)

Joc. S. Zervan – Rs.5,000/-

R.8(43)

Joc. N. S. Parmar – Rs.3,000/-

ACTION ON HORSE/S

R.1(36)

SUFIYAH – Remedial Measures

R.4(39)

SON OF A GUN - to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials

MIGHTY WINGS - to be passed fit by Club’s V.O.

R.5(40)

SEASONS GREETINGS - to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials

R.6(41)

NORTH STAR (Blood vessel) - to be passed fit by Club’s V.O.

R.7(42)

MOUNT MORIAH - to be passed fit by Club’s V.O.

R.8(43)

AMPED - to be shown to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials

AMPED – Remedial Measures

R.9(44)

RED CARNATION (Blood vessel) - to be passed fit by Club’s V.O.

 

 

ADDITIONAL REPORT:

 

RE: APP. JOCKEY A. S. PETER FAILED TO WEAR HIS APPRENTICE SKULLCAP COVER ON 24TH DECEMBER 2021:

 

It has been observed that despite being informed App. Jockey A. S. Peter failed to sport the Apprentice skullcap cover on his helmet during morning track work.

 

In view of the laps, he has been fined Rs.500/- and cautioned for the future.

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RE: ENQUIRY INTO THE RUNNING AND RIDING OF (DREAMS, DR.2) IN RACE NO.65 THE CONRAD PUNE CUP RUN ON 28THNOVEMBER 2021.

 

Trainer Nazzak B. Chenoy vide her letter dated 17th December 2021, informed that her instructions were to jump and sit back, save the filly as much as possible, and once he turned for home to ride her out and do his best further, she also explained the reason for the change of tactics.

 

Jockey T. S. Jodha on being questioned on 20th December 2021 with regards his riding stated that his instruction were to take a good jump and sit behind try to come from the back and do his best, and if you are not in the fighting line not to punish the mare. To a specific question he said that if you are in a winning position only then to use the whip. To another question he confirmed that he was well aware of the rule that all riders have to do their best so as to obtain the best possible position in the race.

 

Race in question was viewed and it was impressed upon him that his handling in the straight was feeble; race no. 35 the mare’s previous race where the mare was ridden by App. P. Shinde was viewed and having watched both the races Jockey T. S. Jodha was informed that the Stipendiary Stewards would like to question him in the presence of the trainer.

 

On 24th December 2021 Trainer Nazzak B. Chenoy and T. S. Jodha were questioned into the captioned subject matter and the Trainer was informed that having gone through her letter the Stipendiary Stewards had taken objection to the riding efforts of Jockey T. S. Jodha especially in the straight. Thereafter the race in question was viewed and the trainer reiterated that she had asked him not to punish the mare unnecessarily. Jockey T. S. Jodha on being question in the presence of the trainer stated that the filly was not in form and even if he had ridden flat out she would have may be run a length or two better, to a specific question he concurred with the Stipendiary Stewards and agreed that it was his mistake and would be careful in the future.

 

Having heard the submissions made and viewing the race, the Stipendiary Stewards are not satisfied with the explanation tendered by the Jockey T.S. Jodha he has been fine Rs.5,000/- for failing to persevere with his mount.

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RE: ENQUIRY INTO THE RUNNING AND RIDING OF (BOTERO) (DR.4) IN RACE NO.54 THE GLASNOST PLATE RUN ON 21st NOVEMBER 2021.

 

As Jockey C. Umesh was unavailable due to his riding engagements he was contacted over video call on 29th December 2021 and on being questioned he said that his instructions were to take a good jump, try and go to the front, and coming to the straight to do your best.

 

The race in question was viewed and on being asked for his observations Trainer P. Shroff stated that he has followed the instructions and after the race the Jockey informed him that being the first run and also that he was weakening he had not pressed hard on him when asked for his observations Trainer P. Shroff stated that the Jockey had followed his instructions and had kept niggling and riding in the straight.

 

Having heard the submissions made and viewing the race, it was impressed on both the Trainer and Jockey that the Stipendiary Stewards take a strong objection to the Jockey’s riding efforts in the straight. However, considering that it was the first run of the gelding Jockey C. Umesh has been fined Rs.10,000/- for failing to persevere with his mount and Trainer P. Shroff has been fined Rs.10,000/- for tacit approval.

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SAMPLES - RESULTS:

 

The urine samples of the following horses have been reported NEGATIVE for the presence of Anabolic Steroids and Sex Hormones:

 

Compulsory:

 

15/12/2021        -           GOLDEN OAKS, SOVEREIGN LEGEND, NORTHERN ALLIANCE

The urine samples of the following runners have been reported NEGATIVE for the presence of prohibited substance/s:-

 

Race Day:

 

16/12/2021        -           REMUS, MONARCHY, JOAQUIN

19/12/2021        -           O HANSINI, MEHR, CORFE CASTLE, ENIGMA, TAIMUR,

                                    NORTHERN ALLIANCE, ASHWA BRAVO, SULTAN SULEIMAN,

                                    PETRONIA, TERESITA, JULIETTE, LAGARDE, THEON, SALAZAAR

 

The urine and blood samples of the following runners have been reported NEGATIVE for the presence of prohibited substance/s:-

 

Race Day:

 

19/12/2021        -           MULTIFACETED, COSMIC RAY, MIRACLE, ALLURING SILVER,

                                    MY OPINION

 

 

Mumbai: 13th January 2022.

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