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Hearing Date: 16 June 2017

HR Waikato 16 June 2017 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(4)
Following the running of Race 2, the NI Harness Awards Sep 2 Amateur Drivers Mobile Pace, Mr Mulcay lodged an Information alleging that Amateur Driver, Ms C Wigg, driving BOURBON STREET had caused her horse to break and lose all chance near the 600m by contacting the sulky of ADMIRALS FLIGHT. Ms Wigg ...

Hearing Date: 15 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 15 June 2017 - R 10 (Chair, Prof G Hall)

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Mr Wallis, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Cox (FRANCO SAXON) used his whip excessively over the concluding 400 metres of race 10, the Park Event & Function Centre Mobile Pace. Rule 869 provides as follows: (2) No horseman shall during any race: (a) use his whip in an unnecessary, excessive or improper ...

Hearing Date: 15 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 15 June 2017 - R 1 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 870(3), 1003(2), breaking horse regs
At the conclusion of Race 1, the Forbury Park Sports Bar & Bistro Trot, an information was lodged by Mr Wallis under r 870(3) and the breaking horse regs alleging that NOBLE GAMBLE galloped in excess of 150 metres during the running. Judge’s placings were: 1st 5 LORD ROYDON 2ND 2 NOBLE GAMBLE 3RD 6 TAIERI ...

Hearing Date: 14 June 2017

Whakatane RC 14 June 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of race 1, Gartshore Construction 3yo, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (3)(b)(ii). The Informant, Mr Jones, alleged that Mr Cameron used the whip in an excessive manner when riding REILLY CENTRAL. Mr Cameron acknowledged that he understood the Rule and confirmed his ...

Hearing Date: 11 June 2017

Nelson HRC 11 June 2017 - R 9 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 9, the “Crowe Horwath Handicap Pace”, Information 9558 was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Wallis alleging a breach of Rule 869(2)(a) by Open Horseman, Mr J Cox. The Information stated “Mr Cox used his whip excessively over the concluding stages”. Mr Cox signed the Information ...

Hearing Date: 11 June 2017

Nelson HRC 11 June 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 6, the “Westport TC/Reefton TC Mobile Pace”, Information 9557 was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Wallis alleging a breach of Rule 869(2)(a) by Open Horseman, Mr R May. The Information stated “Mr May used his whip excessively over the final 400metres”. Mr May signed the ...

Hearing Date: 11 June 2017

Nelson HRC 11 June 2017 - R 4 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 867 - Foot out of the sulky footrest
Information No: A09555 Mr M Edmonds - Licensed Driver - drove with his foot out of the sulky footrest with 400 metres to run   Penalty - Fined $100

Hearing Date: 11 June 2017

Nelson HRC 11 June 2017 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 867 - Foot out of the sulky footrest
Information No: A09556 Mr S McNally - Licensed Driver - drove with his foot out of the sulky footrest in the home straight   Penalty - Fined $100

Hearing Date: 11 June 2017

Waimate RC 11 June 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Incompetent riding
Mr McLaughlin filed and information alleging Mr Bohorun rode incompetently by being so far in front and failing to give his mount (COME FLY WITH ME) any respite in the R & D Goodeve Waimate Cup. Rule 638 reads (1)   A rider shall not ride a horse in a manner which the Judicial Committee considers to ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Invercargill HRC 10 June 2017 - R 9 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Excessive use whip
Mr S Renault lodged an information alleging a breach of rules 869 (2) (a) in that Mr Walkinshaw used his whip in an excessive manner inside the final 400m when driving out CULLENS AVENUE in the Foveaux Communications Mobile Pace. Rule 869 reads (2) No horseman shall during any race: (a) use his whip ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Invercargill HRC 10 June 2017 - R 7 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Push out
Mr Renault lodged an information alleging a breach of rule 896(4)(6)(b)(c) in that Ms Ottley permitted her horse SPIRIT OF DELIGHT to shift outwards near the 1500 metre mark resulting in ESPECIAL (M Anderson) being forced wider on the track in the Join The Tricode Syndicates Fillies and Mares Mobile ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Invercargill HRC 10 June 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Excessive use of the whip and dropping foot from the footrest
Mr S Renault lodged an information alleging a breach of rules 869 (2) (a) and 867 in that Mrs Barclay used her whip in an excessive manner inside the final 400m, and dropped her foot from the footrest, when driving out DON’T PASS I’M FAST in the Level One Restaurant & Bar Mobile Pace. As both incidents ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Waikato RC 10 June 2017 - R 4 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of race 4, Farmlands Hautapu 2100, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330 (3)(c). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr McNab failed to make the contracted weight for TWINKLES. Mr McNab acknowledged that he understood the Rule and admitted the breach. Rule 330(3)(c) ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Waikato RC 10 June 2017 - R 8 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 8,Dow Agrosciences NZ 1600, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Ms Collett allowed her mount EL CAJERO to shift out when not sufficiently clear of REBEL ROSE (G Cooksley) which was checked near the 300 metres. ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Wellington RC 10 June 2017 - R 3 (request for ruling) - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 632(1)
Following the running of Race 3, the Mills Reef Winery Steeplechase, the Stewards requested a ruling in relation to Rule 632(1) as to whether HIGHLY LIKELY and LONELY BOY received a fair start. Rule 632 reads: If, in the opinion of the Judicial Committee, a horse which does not finish in the first three ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Wellington RC 10 June 2017 - R 2 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following Race 2, Confetti Designer Events Hurdle, a protest was lodged pursuant to Rule 642(1) by Ms E Farr alleging that horse number 2 (JUSTA CHARLIE) or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 5 (KIPKEINO), placed 2nd by the Judge. The information alleged interference ...

Hearing Date: 10 June 2017

Waikato RC 10 June 2017 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 7, Ebbett Toyota 1600, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr Danis allowed his mount ROC DE BANK to shift out when not sufficiently clear of WRANGLER which was dictated wider for the majority of the final straight. ...

Hearing Date: 9 June 2017

Nelson HRC 9 June 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 1 (TIM TRATHEN/RODGER AUSTIN FARRIERS TROT 2400m), Junior Driver, C Jones was charged with a breach of Rule 869(2)(a). The Information stated: "Mr Jones used his whip in an excessive manner over the concluding 400 metres." Rule 869(2) reads: "No horseman shall during any ...

Hearing Date: 9 June 2017

Auckland TC 9 June 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr B Scott

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
After the running of the MARLIN TRANSPORT MOBILE PACE, an Information was lodged by Stipendiary Steward, Mr JM Muirhead against Junior Driver, Mr T Cameron alleging that Mr Cameron drove BETTORS POCKET carelessly when he failed to concede a position inside VASARI (Driver: D Butcher) near the 1900 metres ...

Hearing Date: 9 June 2017

Auckland TC 9 June 2017 - R 2 - Chair, Mr B Scott

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Following the running of the AB EQUIPMENT MOBILE PACE, an information was lodged by Stipendiary Steward, Mr JM Muirhead against Junior Driver, Mr A Drake alleging that Mr Drake used his whip excessively driving FRANCO HAMILTON over the final 400 metres. Rule 869(2)(a) provides: “No Horseman shall during ...

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