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Hearing Date: 17 October 2020

Auckland RC 17 October 2020 – R 4 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of Race 4, the ARC Great Northern Hurdle (Prestige Jumping Race), the Informant, Mr Williamson filed an Information pursuant to Rule 330(3)(c) alleging that Class D Rider Mr B Lammas failed to make the contracted weight for MASTER COURTSMAN. Mr Lammas was present at the hearing and ...

Hearing Date: 16 October 2020

Otago RC 16 October 2020 - R 9 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Mr Davidson alleged that in Race 9 Mr Chew (FULL FURY), rode carelessly in that he allowed his mount to shift in when not clear of RAISE YOU FIVE (J Lowry) which was checked near the 200 metres. Mr Munro demonstrated on the films that Mr Chew was towards the rear of the field with a horse to his outside. ...

Hearing Date: 16 October 2020

NZ Metro TC 16 October 2020 - R 9 (Instigating a Protest) Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 870 (5) (Instigating a Protest)
Following the running of Race 9, the Allied Security-Supporters of Addington Handicap Trot, an information instigating a protest was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault, against MAJESTIC LAVROS, driven by Ms S Ottley, placed 1st by the Judge, in that MAJESTIC LAVROS, broke in the final stages ...

Hearing Date: 16 October 2020

NZ Metro TC 16 October 2020 - R 9 (Request for a Ruling) Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 213 (i)(j) Request for a Ruling
Following the running of Race 9, the Allied Security-Supporters of Addington Handicap Trot, an information requesting a ruling under Rule 213 (1) (j) was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault to determine whether PRINCE TEKA, driven by Mr K Cameron and NAVARA, driven by Mr J Ford, were denied a ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Otaki-Maori RC 15 October 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 2, the Harcourts Otaki Highweight, Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Goodwin presented an Information charging Ms Emily Farr, a Licensed Rider, with excessive use of the whip, a breach of Rule 638(3)(b(ii). The race film demonstrated Ms Farr struck her mount PIPING HOT with the ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Otaki-Maori RC 15 October 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 2, the Harcourts Otaki Highweight, Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Goodwin presented an Information charging Mr Barry Donoghue, Licensed Rider, with excessive use of the whip, a breach of Rule 638(3)(b(ii). Mr Donoghue admitted the charge. The race film disclosed that Mr Donoghue ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Otaki-Maori RC 15 October 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 2, the Harcourts Otaki Highweight, Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Goodwin presented an Information that charged Ms Kayla Macnab, Licensed Rider, with excessive use of the whip, a breach of Rule 638(3)(b(ii). Mr Goodwin identified Ms Macnab’s mount FANTASY FLIGHT on the race film ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Otaki-Maori RC 15 October 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 2, the Harcourts Otaki Highweight, Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Goodwin presented an Information charging Mr T Johnson, a Licensed Rider, with excessive use of the whip a breach of Rule 638(3)(b(ii). Mr Johnson has signed the Information admitting the charge. Mr Goodwin identified ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Waikato BOP HRC 15 October 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr BJ Scott

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2)
Following the running of the TIM VINCE SUPPORTS HARNESS RACING Mobile Pace an Information was lodged by Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr JM Muirhead against Amateur Driver Mr F Phelan alleging that Mr Phelan used his whip in contravention of the Whip and Rein Regulations when driving EXPRESS PLAY. Rule ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Wairio TC 15 October 2020 - R 8 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr N Skelt

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 8, The Winton Life Members Junior Drivers’ Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Mr J Morrison, Junior Driver of the third placed horse by the Judge, RACING MINISTER, and Miss E Barron, Junior Driver of the fourth placed horse by the Judge VINTAGE ROSE. The Information ...

Hearing Date: 15 October 2020

Waikato BOP HRC 15 October 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr BJ Scott

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(g)
Following the running of the TIM VINCE SUPPORTS HARNESS RACING Mobile Pace an Information was lodged by Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr JM Muirhead against Amateur Driver Ms A Temu alleging that Ms Temu as the Driver of CLIFTON FLUTTER drove in a manner capable of diminishing the chances of her horse winning ...

Hearing Date: 14 October 2020

R Tauranga 14 October 2020 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of Race 3 (Waikato Branch NZ Farriers Assn 1400), Information A. 12949 was filed with the Judicial Committee. The Informant, Mr Ormsby claimed that SWEET HUNTER interfered with the chances of his mount RED HUSSAR. The alleged interference occurred in the final straight. The Judge’s ...

Hearing Date: 14 October 2020

R Tauranga 14 October 2020 - R 9 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 9 (Team Pryor Sotherbys 2100), Information No. A14002 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Mr Bosson used his whip excessively prior to the 100m when riding GONE WEST. Ms Algar showed the film replays and said that the Stewards all agreed that Mr Bosson ...

Hearing Date: 14 October 2020

R Tauranga 14 October 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 3 (Waikato Branch NZ Farriers Assn 1400), Information No. A12950 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Mr Goindasamy allowed his mount SWEET HUNTER to shift out when not sufficiently clear of RED HUSSAR which was hampered passing the 50m. Mr Coles showed ...

Hearing Date: 14 October 2020

R Tauranga 14 October 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 614(2)
Mr N Bishara - Trainer (RUBYSHOWOFF) - in that Mr Bishara presented RUBYSHOWOFF to race with the incorrect saddlecloth. Penalty - $50 fine.

Hearing Date: 11 October 2020

Methven TC 11 October 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 1 an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr P Williams alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) by Open Driver Mr C DeFilippi. The information alleged, C DeFilippi (KINGSDOWN ATOM) used his whip free of the rein and with more than a wrist flicking motion in the home straight. ...

Hearing Date: 11 October 2020

Methven TC 11 October 2020 - R 11 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 213(1)(j)
Following the running of Race 11, an Information requesting a ruling was filed by Licensed Open Driver Mr G Smith, the driver of TAKE AFTER ME in the race, to determine whether TAKE AFTER ME was denied a fair start. Rule 213 provides as follows: (1) A Stipendiary Steward at any time may scratch from ...

Hearing Date: 11 October 2020

Methven TC 11 October 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 Open Driver Mrs A Lethaby. The Information stated that “Driver A Lethaby (CLASSY KID) forced (BUCKSKIN) to race wider on the track racing into the first bend.” Mrs ...

Hearing Date: 10 October 2020

Egmont RC 10 October 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 636(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 2 (Rough Habits/Hub Catering Hurdles), an Information was lodged by Mr J Oatham alleging a breach of Rule 636(1)(d) in that H McNeill failed to ride his mount ZENTANGLE out to the end of the race when there was a reasonable chance of finishing in a higher placing. Following ...

Hearing Date: 10 October 2020

Matamata RC 10 October 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 7 (Team Wealleans Matamata Cup), Information No. A12948 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged that Mr Hashizume allowed his mount RONCHI to shift in near the 1050m when not sufficiently clear of BURGANDY BELLE (D Johnson) which was dictated into the line of OUR ...

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