RACING AND EQUESTRIAN CLUB RACING DEPARTMENT
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Thursday, 21st April, 2011 General Manager Racing & Equestrian Club (REC) Al Rayyan Park
FOR ATTENTION: MR SAMI JASSIM AL BOENAIN
Dear Sir, FOR THE DIRECTORS/STEWARDS OF THE RACING & EQUESTRIAN CLUB (REC) AND FOR THE CHAIRMAN OF THE RACING & EQUESTRIAN CLUB (REC).
I wish to submit the following report on the meeting conducted by the Racing & Equestrian Club (REC), on Thursday,21st April, 2011, at Al Rayyan Park. Track Conditions: Good Weather: Clear
Messrs. Ian PATERSON (Chief Steward), Abdullah Rashid Al Kubaisi, Tariq Al Sidiqi, Abdul Aziz Nasser Al Fuhaid, Ryan Skelton, Saad Mubarak Al Hajri, and Bradford Smith.
Mr. Glen Farrell (Chief) & Mr Mansour Raza Ismael (Assistant)
Mr. Mahmoud Ibrahim Abdulrahman, Mr. Mohammed Ali Abdul Gaffar, Mr. Mustafa Hajaj Omara, Ms. Reem Khalifa Almaadeed & Ms. Afaf Mohammed Mahmoud Awad.
The Veterinary Surgeon on duty: Dr. Michiel Daem
Mr. W Al Adaway checked the Identity Documents of all the horses engaged in today’s race meeting, and their markings were found to correspond with their passports.
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Race 1: Ref. QJ 100 : L/B P/A HANDICAP RATED 30 – 60 : 1200M
Race-card time : 4:30 pm NAYIF was slow to begin. JABAR was taken wide rounding the home turn. SAEEDAN raced greenly in PLACING NUMBER DISTANCES THUMAL AL NAIF HADER ASF Race 2 : Ref. 3296 : 3 YEARS OLD PURE ARABIAN STAKES : 1600m
Race-card time: 5:00 pm Starter: G Farrell KINETIC CS was slow to begin. ASAS raced ungenerously in the early stages. MASERATTI CS over-
raced in the middle stages. TANALL AL NAIF lay out rounding the home turn. MASERATTI C hung in in the home straight. PLACING NUMBER DISTANCES MASERATTI CS MUTAMARRIS KINETIC CS TANALL AL NAIF Race 3 : Ref. 3297 : L/B P/A MAIDEN PLATE 3 TO 6 YEARS OLD ONLY : 1000m Race-card time: 5:30 pm Starter: G Farrell RA'DEED AL NAIF jumped awkwardly and became unbalanced. IBHAR jumped awkwardly. ASAD AL SHAJAA jumped very awkwardly and threw its head up. At the 500m, KHOBOUS AL NAIF and SARA came together with both horses became unbalanced. KHOBOUS AL NAIF then shifted in abruptly and checked GANNAS AL JAZEERA which then checked RAYEQ. At the 50m, SAMHAN ducked out onto ASAD AL SHAJAA.ASAD AL SHAJAA then shifted ground abruptly inconveniencing GANNAS AL JAZEERA. GANNAS AL JAZEERA – P. EDDERY
PLACING NUMBER DISTANCES ASAD AL SHAJAA AL MUZDAHIR GANNAS AL JAZEERA ASSAD AL SHAHANIA Race 4: Ref. 3298 : THOROUGHBRED PLATE – FILLIES AND MARES : 1000m
Race-card time: 6:00 pm LIKE A TIGRESS jumped awkwardly. DEAL FLIPPER and SWORN were slow into stride. Leaving
the 200m, MISS VELOCITY had difficulty to obtain clear running between VAL C and MELODY IN THE MIST. DEAL FLIPPER – N. AL HAJRI
PLACING NUMBER DISTANCE AL HAWEJA TALKHEES PERFECT FRIEND MICHAELMAS DAISY Race 5: Ref. 3299 : L/B P/A HANDICAP RATED 30 – 65 3 YEARS OLD AND OVER : 1000m
Race-card time: 6:30 pm AASAYEL jumped awkwardly throwing its head. NAWAF AL NAIF and DANCING QUEEN were
very slow to begin. AASAYEL over-raced in the back straight. PLACING NUMBER DISTANCE MONITA AL NEFOS NAWAF AL NAIF DANCING QUEEN Race 6: Ref. 3300 : P/A HANDICAP RATED 30+ 3 YEARS OLD AND OVER : 1000m
Race-card time: 7:00 pm MAGIK D'OR was very slow to begin. SAINT DE FAUST reared at the start. DJAKKAD was slow to
begin. At the 200m, JUSOOR was disappointed for a run between KASSAB EL SAHRAA and ZA'EEM and was then taken in to continue going forward.
SCRATCHING AL JEALI – Lame off fore
PLACING NUMBER DISTANCE BARQ AL NAIF KASSAB EL SAHRAA Race 7: Ref. 3301 : THOROUGHBRED GRADUATION PLATE – 3 YEARS OLD AND OVER : 1400m
Race-card time: 7:30 pm BRITTANY hesitated at the start losing considerable ground.
SCRATCHING ORLANDO'S TALE – Not eating
PLACING NUMBER DISTANCE AL MUTHANAA LOGOS ASTRA DIXIE MUSIC Race 8: Ref. 3302 : KHOR AL ADAID CUP - THOROUGHBREDS : 2400m
Race-card time: 8:00 pm TAMARAH refused to be loaded. Stewards then ordered its withdrawal at 7:57 pm. TAMARAH must
pass a successful barrier trail test before being eligible to race again. SUN OF THE SEA and MOONBEAM DANCER jumped awkwardly.
SCRATCHING NOOR'S GOLDWAY – Elevated temperature SUN OF THE SEA – Lame near fore
PLACING NUMBER DISTANCE AMICO MIO DUBAWI KING LOGIC WAY JOSHUA TREE MOONBEAM DANCER Re: Race 2 H.H. THE EMIR'S TROPHY - THOROUGHBREDS, Thursday 31st March 2011
The stewards today inquired into the analysts’ findings following analysis of post race urine samples taking from LANCELOT following its win in the abovementioned race. Evidence was taken from Trainer A. DE MIEULLE, stable Veterinary Surgeon Anil PRABHU and QREC regulatory Veterinary Surgeon Dr. THIAGO LUZ. The urine sample taken from LANCELOT was analysed by MTCL, Mauritius and found to contain TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE. Trainer A. DE MIEULLE accepted the findings of the MTCL analyst and did not request that the B sample be sent for confirmatory analysis. Trainer A. DE MIEULLE accepted that TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE is a corticosteroid having an effect on the musculoskeletal system of a horse and as such is a prohibited substance. He explained that the horse had raced twice in DUBAI, prior to competing in the above race and following its unplaced run on the 3rd of March in DUBAI, he had discussions with Dr. Yong Chin Gin of the DUBAI EQUINE HOSPITAL, where it was agreed that the colt would be injected with the substance called KENACORT on 6th MARCH 2011. The active ingredients of KENACORT being TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE. Trainer A. DE MIEULLE subsequently pleaded guilty for contravening QREC rule 76 (i) for allowing an administration of KENACORT to LANCELOT on 6th MARCH 2011 following which the analysis of post race samples taken from LANCELOT revealed the presence of TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE. In relation to penalty, Stewards took into account the frankness of A. DE MIEULLE evidence, the nature of the drug, that LANCELOT was the winner of the H.H. Emir's trophy and the quality of this race, trainer A. DE MIEULLE previous record in relation to the detection of prohibited substances and the fact that he pleaded guilty to the charge, subsequently his trainer's license was subsequently suspended for 6 QATARI race meetings effective from Thursday the 28th APRIL 2011 and fined 90,000 QRs. Therefore, acting under rule no. 67 (ii) LANCELOT was disqualified as the winner of the abovementioned race and placing were amended to read as follows: 1st AMICO MIO 2nd JOSHUA TREE 3rd MISS STARLIGHT 4th FLYING DESTINATION 5th BLOG
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