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Hearing Date: 1 July 2020

Auckland TC 1 July 2020 – R 2 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 2, the Smith and Partners Mobile Pace 2200m, an information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr Muirhead alleging Junior Horseman Mr F Schumacher, breached Rule 869 (3) (b) in that he "drove VESPA carelessly contacting the wheel of the sulky of BETTERBEBETTER, causing ...

Hearing Date: 28 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 28 June 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2) & Use of the Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 1, Mike Stratford Memorial (Amateur Drivers) Mobile Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr P Williams, against Licensed Advanced Amateur Driver, Ms S L Wigg, alleging that Ms Wigg, as the driver of CHANGEAROUND in the race, used her whip on more occasions ...

Hearing Date: 27 June 2020

Invercargill HRC 27 June 2020 - R 3 (Instigating a Protest) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 870 (3) & Breaking Horse Regulations
Stewards lodged a protest against the fifth placed SPRINGBANK MASON alleging a breach of r 870 (3) and the Breaking Horse Regulations in Race 3. They sought the disqualification of SPRINGBANK MASON from its fifth placing under r 1003 (2). The official placings were: [3] DAY DREAMIN              1st [8] ...

Hearing Date: 27 June 2020

Canterbury JC 27 June 2020 - R 11 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Following the running of Race 11, the Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge Rating 62 Handicap, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Jockey (Class A), Ms S Wynne, alleging that, as the rider of TAI HO in the race, she struck her mount excessively prior to the 100m. Ms ...

Hearing Date: 26 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 26 June 2020 - R 6 (Instigating a Protest) Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 870 (3) (Instigating a Protest) and Breaking Horses Regulations
Following the running of Race 6, the Avon City Ford For New & Used Fords Mobile Trot, Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, filed an information instigating a protest against SUMMER LOVIN, driven by Mr J Dunn, placed 4th by the Judge, on the grounds of “breaking and then galloping in excess of 50m ...

Hearing Date: 26 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 26 June 2020 - R 1 (Instigating a Protest) Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869A (2)
Following the running of Race 1, the First For Ford at Avon City Ford Mobile Pace, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Trainer Mr B Ward and Driver Mr M Williamson, alleging interference over the final stages by 1st placed DELIGHTFUL GNP, driven by Mr B Orange to 2nd placed, ALREADY GONE, ...

Hearing Date: 25 June 2020

Wanganui JC 25 June 2020 - R 6 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following Race 6 (St Johns Club HWT) a protest was lodged pursuant to Rule 642(1) by Ms Nicholas alleging that horse number 2 (ZENTANGLE) or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 6 (TALLYHO TWINKLETOE) placed 2nd by the Judge. The information alleged interference ...

Hearing Date: 21 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 21 June 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(4)(6)(b)(c)
Following the running of Race 8 an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr P Williams alleging a breach of Rule 869 (4)(6)(b)(c) by Junior Driver Mr S Thornley. The Information stated “you shifted outwards near the 1250m causing POCKET CALL to be taken wider on the track”. Mr Thornley had signed ...

Hearing Date: 20 June 2020

Invercargill HRC 20 June 2020 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (3) (b)
Following the running of Race 5 Stewards charged Mr Tim Robertson with a breach of r 869 (3) (b) – careless driving – in that he allowed his horse MISS JESSICA to strike the wheel of TOLKIEN about the 1400 metres mark causing MISS JESSICA to break from its gait. Mr Robertson admitted the breach and appeared ...

Hearing Date: 20 June 2020

Invercargill HRC 20 June 2020 R 10 - (adjourned hearing heard 27 June 2020 at Invercargill - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
Mr Shirley was charged with a breach of r 869(2)(b) – excessive use of the whip, at the Invercargill HRC meeting on the 20th June 2020. The Information was adjourned sine die and heard prior to the start of this meeting. Mr Shirley admitted the breach and appeared at the hearing. Mr Munro stated that ...

Hearing Date: 18 June 2020

Auckland TC 18 June 2020 - R 7 (instigating a protest) – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and the breaking horse regulations
This is an uncontested protest arising from the running of Race 7 the ‘Creatine’ at Nevele R Stud Handicap Trot 2200m. Stipendiary Steward Mr Muirhead, alleged that the 4th placed KAY CEE was in an incorrect gait when it crossed the finish line having galloped over the final 60 metres of the race. Mr ...

Hearing Date: 13 June 2020

Invercargill HRC 13 June 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2) & Whip Regulations
Mr Hunter (CALL ME KEITH) was charged with a breach of r 869 (2) and the Whip Regulations in that he used his whip excessively in Race 3. Mr Hunter admitted the breach and appeared at the hearing. Miss Hayley, with the use of the videos, stated CALL ME KEITH was following the leaders into the home straight. ...

Hearing Date: 13 June 2020

Invercargill HRC 13 June 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2) & Whip Regulations
Mr Ferguson (HANS IDEAL) was charged with a breach of r 869 (2) and the Whip Regulations in that he used his whip excessively in Race 2. Mr Ferguson admitted the breach and appeared at the hearing. Miss Haley, with the use of the video, pointed out the position of HANS IDEAL prior to the home turn. Mr ...

Hearing Date: 12 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 12 June 2020 - R 4 - (heard 21 June 2020) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 4 an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr I Cameron, alleging that as the driver of BRIGHT GLOW in the race, “used his whip on more occasions than permitted by clause (b) of the whip regulations”. A hearing was ...

Hearing Date: 12 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 12 June 2020 - R 10 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 10 an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr D Butt, alleging that as the driver of MARIA TSARINA in the race, “used his whip on more occasions than permitted by clause (b) of the whip regulations”. Mr Butt requested ...

Hearing Date: 7 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 7 June 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(2)-Whip Regulation (b)
Following the running of Race 2, the Allied Security-NZ Owned & Operated Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr P Williams against Licensed Open Horseman, Mr J Cox, alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) in that he used his whip on more occasions than permitted by Clause (b) of the ...

Hearing Date: 7 June 2020

NZ Metro TC 7 June 2020 - R 3 (heard on 12 June 2020 at Addington) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Contravention of Use of Whip Regulations
RACEDAY JUDICIAL COMMITTEE DECISION Informant: Mr N Ydgren - Chief Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr MJ Anderson, Licensed Open Driver Information No: ...

Hearing Date: 30 May 2020

Invercargill HRC 30 May 2020 - R 10 (Instigating a Protest) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): r 870 (3) & Breaking Horse Regulations, r 1003(2)
Stewards lodged a protest against the fifth placed RICHARD THE THIRD alleging a breach of Rule 870 (3) and the Breaking Horse Regulations in Race 10. They sought the disqualification of RICHARD THE THIRD from its fifth placing under r 1003 (2). The official placings were:  [8]          FULL NOISE ...

Hearing Date: 23 March 2020

Beaumont RC 23 March 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 616(4)
Mr J Coutts - Trainer - Failed to gain permission to remove sidewinkers, ear covers and tongue tie from the notified gear for 'PLEADINGGUILTY'.   Penalty ...

Hearing Date: 23 March 2020

Beaumont RC 23 March 2020 - R 3 & R 4 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Late scratched after deadline
Prior to Race 1 Licensed Trainers Ms N White and Mr L Callaway were charged by the Stewards for failing to scratch two horses before the advertised scratching deadline for the meeting. The information alleged that TAP’N’GO (Race 3) and ANDALE ANDALE (Race 4) were late scratched and in breach of r 534 ...

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