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Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

Wairoa RC 20 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of Race 6 (Wairoa Business Supporters Cup Trial 1900m) Information A11627 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 330(3)(c) by jockey Cameron Lammas specifically alleging that he “...was unable to make the contracted weight for HATTIE BEE (54kg) in Race ...

Hearing Date: 17 February 2020

Southland RC 17 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Mr Bholah was charged with breaching r 638(3)(b)(ii), in that he used his whip excessively when riding out his mount NEVER QUITZ when not in a position to finish in a stake bearing placing. Mr Bholah admitted the charge and was assisted at the hearing by Mr Walsh. Miss Haley, with the use of the videos, ...

Hearing Date: 16 February 2020

Poverty Bay TC 16 February 2020 - R 2 - (Instigating a Protest), Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 642(1)
Following the running of Race 2 (Gisborne Scaffolding 2000) Information A12314 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It instigated a protest, alleging that the horse placed first by the Judge interfered with the chances of the horse placed second by the Judge, alleging "Interference in (sic) home straight". ...

Hearing Date: 16 February 2020

Winton HRC 16 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 3, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr Munro alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) by Junior Driver Mr K McNaught. The information alleged; you used your whip on more occasions than permitted by Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations. Mr McNaught signed the ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Oamaru HRC 15 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2) & Whip Regulations
Mr Houghton was charged by the stewards for a breach of r 869 (2) in that he used his whip excessively when driving out SHE’S TOUGH in race 3. He admitted the charge and appeared at the hearing. Miss Haley, with the use of the video replays, stated SHE’S TOUGH was handy to the leaders on the home turn. ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Auckland RC 15 February 2020 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 3, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Ms Thornton, Rider of TUNZAGUTZ, alleged that QUICK PREVIEW or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of TUNZAGUTZ placed 2nd by the Judge. The interference was ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Auckland RC 15 February 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 7, Joe McDonald Avondale Cup, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr Innes permitted his mount PLATINUM INVADOR to shift out near the 125 metres forcing PAISLEY PARK into the line of DRAGON STORM which was checked. ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Auckland RC 15 February 2020 - R 5 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of race 5 an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330 (3) (c). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr Bosson failed to make the contracted weight for SWORD OF OSMAN. Mr Bosson said that he understood the Rule and confirmed he admitted the breach. Rule 330(3)(c) provides: “A ...

Hearing Date: 14 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 14 February 2020 - R 10 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 10, HRS Construction Pace, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr J B Geddes, alleging that Mr Geddes, as the driver of MISS DAYTONA in the race, “drove carelessly shortly after the start when allowing his horse ...

Hearing Date: 14 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 14 February 2020 - R 9 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2)& Use of the Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 9, PGG Wrightson NZ Standardbred Breeders Stakes Mobile Pace (Group 1), an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr S D T Phelan, alleging that Mr Phelan, as the driver of WAINUI CREEK in the race, “used his whip ...

Hearing Date: 13 February 2020

Manawatu HRC 13 February 2020 - R 7 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 870(3) & Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of Race 7 (Fraser Memorial Handicap Trot) Information No. A10285 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that MEKONG PRINCESS broke and galloped in excess of 50m in the final 200m of the race. Mr Munro said that Mr Orange had viewed the film replays and did not contest ...

Hearing Date: 13 February 2020

Canterbury JC 13 February 2020 - R 9 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 9, Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge Rating 65, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J P Oatham, against Licensed Jockey (Class A), Mr A Balloo, alleging that Mr Balloo, as the rider of HEAPZAHOPE in the race, “permitted his mount to shift inwards when ...

Hearing Date: 9 February 2020

Waikato/BOP H 9 February 2020 - R 2 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(A)(2)
This is a protest instigated by Stipendiary Steward Mr J Muirhead following the running of Race 2. The Information alleged that 'TO SIR WITH LOVE (A Harrison) broke entering the first turn checking MAJOR BLINK (Mr J Robinson) which lost approx 4-5 lengths minimum'. The Judge's placings and margins were: ...

Hearing Date: 8 February 2020

Canterbury JC 8 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 3, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Class B rider, Mr M Hashizume, in that he permitted his mount, OWEN PATRICK, to shift outwards near the 500m crowding WHO DARES WINS onto PINUP COUP with WHO DARES WINS being checked. Rule 638(1)(d) ...

Hearing Date: 8 February 2020

Waikato RC 8 February 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
This charge arises from Race 8, BCD Group Sprint (Group 1). The Informant, Mr Oatham filed an Information pursuant to Rule 330(3)(c). He alleged that Mr Harris failed to make the contracted weight for AVANTAGE. Mr Harris was not present at the meeting, he participated in the hearing by mobile phone link. ...

Hearing Date: 7 February 2020

Manawatu RC 7 February 2020 - R 4 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 4 (Aranui Harvesters 1550), an Information was lodged by Mr Goodwin alleging a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) in that S Collett allowed her mount LADY RUDOLPH to shift out near the 350m when not clear of ITALIAN LOVER and SKYPHYTA which were checked. Ms Collett confirmed her understanding ...

Hearing Date: 6 February 2020

R Tauranga 6 February 2020 - R 4 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 4, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Mr G Rogerson, Co Trainer of PASABAHCE, alleged that NEESON or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of PASABAHCE placed 4th by the Judge. The interference was ...

Hearing Date: 2 February 2020

Kapiti Coast HRC 2 February 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 2 (THE ANCHORAGE @ WAITARERE BEACH NZ MOBILE PACE 2000m) Information A11701 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Mr Dickson "when driving ONEDIN PUNTER over the final 400 metres used his whip on more occasions than permitted under ...

Hearing Date: 2 February 2020

Kapiti Coast HRC 2 February 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2) and the Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 2 (THE ANCHORAGE @ WAITARERE BEACH NZ MOBILE PACE 2000m) Information A11702 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Ms Chilcott "...used her whip on more occasions than permitted under Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations inside ...

Hearing Date: 1 February 2020

Otago RC 1 February 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Mr Davidson alleged that in race 7 Mr Papier permitted his mount TURNCOAT to shift inwards near the 250 metres when not sufficiently clear of MORWEKA which was crowded and forced inwards across the heels of EXEMPLAR, then continuing to shift inwards crowding EXEMPLAR over the final stages. Mr Oatham ...

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