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Hearing Date: 8 January 2019

Oamaru HRC 8 January 2019 - R 5 (request for ruling) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 213(1)(j) - Denied a fair start
Following the running of Race 5, the Pick And Shovel Junior Drivers Trot, Mr Renault made a Request for a Ruling “to determine whether ZONED SCARLETT was denied a fair start.” Rule 213(1) states:- “A Stipendiary Steward at any time may scratch from a race or declare ineligible to start in a race until ...

Hearing Date: 8 January 2019

Oamaru HRC 8 January 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of the Whip Regulations
Following the running of race 5, the Pick And Shovel Junior Drivers Trot, Stewards charged Mr Newman with a breach of rule 869(2) alleging that he used his whip in contravention of the Whip Regulations. Rule 869 provides as follows: (2) No horseman shall during any race use a whip in a manner in contravention ...

Hearing Date: 8 January 2019

Oamaru HRC 8 January 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Programme Conditions Regulations 15(a)(i)
Mr Smith was charged with a breach of the Programming Conditions Regulations 15 (a) (i) in that he was late presenting his runner in the stabling area. Regulation: 15 Race meeting Attendance: (a) The trainer of any horse engaged in any race at a totalisator race meeting shall  ensure that such horse ...

Hearing Date: 7 January 2019

Otaki-Maori RC 7 January 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(a)
Following the running of Race 1 (GARDNER HOMES 1200), Information A12116 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 330(3)(a) by Class B Rider Z Moki in that she “broke a riding engagement for WHOZTHEBOSS without reasonable cause". Rule 330(3) states: "A rider shall not: (a) wilfully ...

Hearing Date: 7 January 2019

Otaki-Maori RC 7 January 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 4 (VETS ON RIVERBANK 1400), Information A12117 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) by Apprentice Jockey, Ms Jasmine Fawcett. The Information alleged that: ”Jasmine Fawcett (LO SCHIAFFO) allowed her mount to shift out near the 350m ...

Hearing Date: 6 January 2019

Wyndham HRC 6 January 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
An information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr Munro, against Mr Kyle, the driver of LADY ZARA in race 5, THE GATE CROMWELL / OSBORN ENGINEEERING TROT alleging that he used his whip on more occasions than permitted in clause (b) of the Use of the Whip Regulations. Rule 869 provides as follows: (2) ...

Hearing Date: 5 January 2019

Marton JC 5 January 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1 (Bell Booth/ Plasma Biotec Premier), an Information was lodged by Mr N Goodwin alleging a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) in that D Bradley angled his mount ARIDITY outwards when not sufficiently clear of VIKTOR VEGAS which was checked near the 100 metres. Mr Goodwin had Mr Oatham ...

Hearing Date: 5 January 2019

Marton JC 5 January 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 4 (Farmlands Marton Congratulates Evan Dix on Turning 100), Information No. A12267 was filed with the Judicial Committee. The Informant alleged that Mr Innes allowed his mount IFFINDOUBT to shift inwards when not sufficiently clear forcing MISS CONTESSA inwards across the ...

Hearing Date: 5 January 2019

Whangarei RC 5 January 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 2, Fell Engineering, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr Goindasamy allowed TAVLIN to shift in checking FRIDAY WOOLFE (M Cameron) who lost considerable ground near the 1300 metres. Rule 638(1) (d) provides: ...

Hearing Date: 5 January 2019

Timaru HRC 5 January 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 5, the Night N Day Park & Morrison’s Saddlery Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mrs C Tibbs, against Open Driver Mr S McNally alleging that. “You Shifted inwards moving into the first bend when not clear of PACIFIC CHAL causing that runner along ...

Hearing Date: 4 January 2019

Waikato BOP H 4 January 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
This charge arose from Race 1, the Grass Track Racing @ Te Aroha January 12 Mbl Pace 2200m. Mr Mulcay submitted an Information alleging that Junior Horseman, Mr N Delany 'drove carelessly early in the run home when allowing his mare (WHATCHAGOT) to shift down inside the marker line'. Mr Delany was present ...

Hearing Date: 4 January 2019

Roxburgh TC 4 January 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr D McCormick (DORA EXPLORER) used his whip on more occasions than permitted under clause (b) of the Use of the Whip Regulations in race 2, the MACCA LODGE / MCINTYRE FLANNERY TAIT / REDPATHS TROT. Rule 869 provides as follows: (2) No horseman shall during ...

Hearing Date: 3 January 2019

Rangiora HRC 3 January 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 6, the Cutts Above Roofing Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against Licensed Open Horseman, Mr B Butt, alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) in that he used his whip on more occasions than permitted by Clause (b) of the Use of the Whip ...

Hearing Date: 3 January 2019

Thames JC 3 January 2019 - R 6 (instigating a protest) – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of Race No 6, the Versatile Homes 1400, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Apprentice Rider Mr D Danis, alleged that horse number 1 (MORRIE OCK) placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 4 (ITS DESTINYS ...

Hearing Date: 3 January 2019

Rangiora HRC 3 January 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 864(2)(d)
Following the running of Race 4, the Brendan Hammond Building Contractors Mobile Pace, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against Public Trainer, Mr G Smith, alleging a breach of Rule 864(2)(d) in that he, as trainer of GOD ONLY KNOWS, failed to securely affix the front hopple ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2019

Wairarapa HRC 2 January 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 1, the “Levin Woolbuyers Mobile Pace”, Information A12201 was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Muirhead against Open Horseman, Mr P Fleming alleging Mr Fleming “used his whip in contravention of the Whip Regulations over the final stages of the Race”.   Mr Fleming ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2019

Central Otago TC 2 January 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Devery exceeded the permitted number of strikes when driving DOUBLE RAINBOW inside the final 400 metres of race 1 the BISHOPDALE TAVERN / BUSH INN TAB / ALEXANDRA NEW WORLD MOBILE PACE. Mr Munro demonstrated on the videos that the respondent used his whip ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2019

Central Otago TC 2 January 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Sinnamon exceeded the permitted number of strikes when driving GABBY’S STAR inside the final 400 metres of race 1 the BISHOPDALE TAVERN / BUSH INN TAB / ALEXANDRA NEW WORLD MOBILE PACE. Mr Munro demonstrated on the videos that the respondent used his whip ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2019

Waikouaiti RC 1 January 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Mr Davidson alleged that Mr Campbell used his whip excessively on his mount FOX IN SOCKS prior to the 100 metres in race 3, the NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE 1250. Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) provides: “A Rider shall not strike a horse with a whip in a manner or to an extent, which is excessive.” Mr Davidson ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2019

Auckland RC 1 January 2019 - R 9 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This charge arises from the running of race 9, the Sistema Railway, Group 1 race with stake money of $200,000. Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging senior rider, Mr S Rusof (MELODY BELLE) permitted his mount to shift in near the 1000 metres forcing ...

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