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Hearing Date: 18 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 18 January 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of race 2, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 869(3). The Informant. Mr S Mulcay alleged that Ms C Wigg, drove A BETTER DANCER carelessly near the 600 metres when crossing to the lead when insufficiently clear of BETTER THAN MOST (N Munro) contacting its front leg. Ms C Wigg ...

Hearing Date: 14 January 2020

Westland RC 14 January 2020 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Following the running of Race 4 an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr D Wadley, against Licensed Class A Rider, Mr J Laking, alleging that as the rider of BLAIR FLIGHT in the race, used his whip excessively prior to the 100m. Mr Laking was present at the hearing of the information and confirmed ...

Hearing Date: 14 January 2020

Westland RC 14 January 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 6 an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr D Wadley, against Class B Rider, Mr K Chowdhoory, in that he directed his mount TIMES TIME inwards near the 300m when not sufficiently clear of DREAMING EASY which was checked. Rule 638(1)(d) provides as follows: “(1) ...

Hearing Date: 12 January 2020

Nelson HRC 12 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 869(4)and Home Straight Regulations
Following the running of Race 7 (Fasttrack $2,500 Added Stake Handicap Trot 2400m), Information A13117 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(4) and the Home Straight Regulations in that "G Smith (GREAT THINGS HAPPEN) failed to maintain a straight course in the run home". ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 8 (Bluestar Anniversary Group 111 Handicap) Information No. A11674 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Mr McNab used his whip excessively prior to the 100m when riding SCOTT BASE. (SCOTT BASE finished a close third). Mr McNab acknowledged ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 2 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
This charge arises from the running of Race 2, the NZB Standardbred Handicap Trot 2700m. An information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Muirhead alleging Open Horseman, Mr B Butcher, breached Rule 869(3)(b) “in that he drove carelessly near the 150 m when shifting ground outwards which resulted ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 2 (instigating a protest) – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): Rule 870(3) and Breaking Horses Regulations
Following the running of race 5, the NZB Standardbred Handicap Trot 2700m, two Information’s instigating protests were filed pursuant to Rule 870(3) by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Muirhead. Information 1 (A2230) alleged that the 5th placed THE REV broke in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200 ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 3 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(2)and Whip Regulations (b)
Following the running of Race 3 the Patrons Mobile Pace 2700m, an Information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Muirhead. He alleged that Junior Driver, Mr A Drake, breached Rule 869(2) in that he used his whip on more occasions then permitted under clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations, ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Subsequent to the running of Race 8 (Bluestar Anniversary Handicap Group 111) Information No. A11675 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Ms Hemi allowed her mount LA BELLA ROSA to shift in near the 1500m when not clear of HINERANGI dictating that runner inwards ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 1 (Gee & Hickton Funeral Directors Premier) Information No. A11673 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Mr Dee used his whip excessively prior to the 100m on his mount CREATIVE GENIUS. The horse finished in third position. Mr Dee said that he understood ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Greymouth JC 11 January 2020 - R 10 (request for a Ruling) Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 632(1)
Following the running of Race 10, Recreation Hotel Rating 65, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M R Davidson, requesting a ruling “as to whether SPIDER LILY (D A T Hirini) was denied a fair start”. Miss Hirini was present at the hearing. Rule 632 provides as follows: (1) If, in the ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Nelson HRC 10 January 2020 - R 10 - (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 870(5)
Following the running of Race 10 (Woodlands Stud “DOWNBYTHESIDE” Mobile Pace 2400m), an Information instigating a Protest was lodged alleging that horse number 2 breached the provisions of Rule 870(5) in that “HANDS UP JACK broke late in the run home and was lapped on by MORDECAI”. The Judge’s placings ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 4 (heard 11 January 2020 at Cambridge) - Chair Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 869(3)
Waikato BOP Harness 10 January 2020 – R 4 – (heard at Cambridge on 11 January 2020) Informant: Mr S Mulcay – Senior Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 5 - (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 870(3)
Following the running of race 5 two Information’s instigating protests were filed Pursuant to Rule 870(3) by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Mulcay. Information 1 (A2226) provided that the 5th placed FORGET THE PRICE TAG galloped in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200 metres in breach of the Breaking ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of race 7, an Information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Mulcay. He alleged Licensed Open Horseman, Mr L Chin breached Rule 869(2)(a) in that he used his whip on more occasions that permitted under the “use of the whip” regulations driving SAFRAKOVA over the final ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Nelson HRC 10 January 2020 - R 7 (heard 12 January 2020 at Nelson) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 7 (Palms Motel/Nelson Building Society Handicap Trot 2400m), at the Nelson Harness Racing Club’s Meeting on 10 January 2020, Information A13115 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Mr Edmonds "... used his whip on more occasions ...

Hearing Date: 9 January 2020

Northern Southland TC 9 January 2020 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 870(3), 1003(2, Breaking Horse Regulations
Miss Haley alleged that in Race 3 horse number 6 DON’T NEED AN EXCUSE galloped in excess of 50 metres in the run home. Miss Haley sought disqualification of DON’T NEED AN EXCUSE pursuant to r 1003(2). Judges placings were: 1st - 12 RAKABEACH 2nd - 5 MIGHTY GEORGE 3rd - 6 DON’T NEED AN EXCUSE 4th – 2 ...

Hearing Date: 9 January 2020

Northern Southland TC 9 January 2020 - R 8 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(7B)
Mr Ydgren alleged that in Race 8 LOVE THE BLUES on the final bend raced inside the marker line for a short distance gaining an advantage. Mr Ydgren sought disqualification of LOVE THE BLUES pursuant to r 869(7B). Judges placings were: 1st - 1 LOVE THE BLUES 2nd - 3 VINTAGE ROSE 3rd - 9 JACKS N JAZZ 4th ...

Hearing Date: 7 January 2020

Timaru HRC 7 January 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of the Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 8, Laser Electrical Timaru Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr P Williams, against Licensed Junior Driver, Miss LM McKay, alleging that Miss McKay, as the driver of TALL POPPY in the race, “used her whip on more occasions than is permitted inside ...

Hearing Date: 6 January 2020

Wyndham HRC 6 January 2020 - R 8 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 870(3), 1003(2), Breaking Horse Regulations
Mr Munro alleged that in Race 8 horse number 6 WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE broke in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres of the race. Mr Munro sought disqualification of WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE pursuant to r 1003(2). Judges placings were: 1st – 2 MAJESTIC CONNIES 2nd – 8 SMOKEY MAC 3rd – 4 RITEUR 4th - 6 WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE ...

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