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Hearing Date: 5 July 2020

NZ Metro TC 5 July 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 6, Lamb & Hayward Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Ms R Haley, against Licensed Junior Driver, Mr B A Laughton, alleging a breach of Rule 869 (3) (b) in that Mr Laughton, as the driver of SWEET LORESS in the race, “near the 700 metres he allowed his ...

Hearing Date: 4 July 2020

Waikato RC 4 July 2020 - R 9 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of Race No 9, the BGP Battlers Cup1000, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant Mr Cole, alleged that horse number 9 (ALI BABA) placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 8 (VAINGLORY) placed 2nd by the Judge. ...

Hearing Date: 4 July 2020

Marton JC 4 July 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 614(2)
An Information was lodged by Mr Neil Goodwin alleging a breach of Rule 614 (2) in that C Thornton saddled the wrong runners in race 2, AL HARAM and RICHARD OF YORK. Mr Goodwin told the Committee that both runners presented as normal in the enclosure and it was only when the riders came to mount up that ...

Hearing Date: 4 July 2020

Marton JC 4 July 2020 - R 10 (instigating a protest - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following Race 10 (BJW Motors/Rayner Building 1400) a protest was lodged pursuant to Rule 642(1) by Mr Vile alleging that horse number 5 (RELDA) or its rider placed 2nd by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 12 (DOUBLE ACT) placed 4th by the Judge. The Information alleged interference ...

Hearing Date: 4 July 2020

Waikato RC 4 July 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 8 (NZB Ready To Run Sale 1400) Information No. A12920 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Ms Schofer, the Rider of ARICINA used her whip excessively prior to the 100m. Ms Schofer and Mr Harris said that they understood the Rule and the Charge and confirmed ...

Hearing Date: 4 July 2020

Marton JC 4 July 2020 - R 10 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 10 (BJW Motors/ Rayner Building 1400), an Information was lodged by Mr Goodwin alleging a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) in that A Mudhoo caused interference in the home straight. Mr Mudhoo confirmed his understanding of the charge and his admission of the breach. Mrs Clapperton ...

Hearing Date: 3 July 2020

NZ Metropolitan TC 3 July 2020 - R 1 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of race 1, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against THE ARTFUL DODGER (M Williamson), placed 5th by the Judge, on the grounds that it “galloped in excess of 150 metres in the early stages” thereby breaching Rule 870(3) and ...

Hearing Date: 3 July 2020

NZ Metropolitan TC 3 July 2020 - R 4 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 870(3)and Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of race 4 an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against ONLY ONE WAY (M Williamson), placed 5th by the judge, on the grounds that it “galloped in excess of 50 metres over the concluding stages”. Mr Williamson had endorsed on the ...

Hearing Date: 2 July 2020

Invercargill HRC 2 July 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Whip Regulations
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Norman (COOLHAND EASTON) used his whip with his foot free of the footrest in the last 100 metres of race 3. Mr Munro demonstrated the alleged breach on the videos. With some 100 metres to race and, after activating gear on the second attempt, the Respondent’s ...

Hearing Date: 2 July 2020

Invercargill HRC 2 July 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(4)
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Kyle (MAN I’M GOOD) shifted ground up the track in the final 50 metres of race 3 causing interference to the progress of Mr Hurrell (TAD LINCOLN). R 869(4) provides: “No driver shall during any race do anything which interferes or is likely to interfere ...

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: 26 June 2020

Adjourned hearing NZ Metropolitan TC 26 June 2020 - R 9 (heard 3 July 2020 at Addington) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
RACEDAY JUDICIAL COMMITTEE DECISION Informant: Mr N Ydgren, Chief Stipendiary Steward Defendant: Miss L McKay, Licensed Junior Driver Information No: A13260 ...

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 ...

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