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Hearing Date: 2 May 2019

Manawatu HRC 2 May 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rules 869(4) and 869(6)(b)(c)
Following the running of Race 1 (Jim Hurring Memorial Handicap Trot 2500m), Information A10266 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rules 869(4) and 869(6)(b)(c), stating that Mr Martin had “...shifted his gelding out approaching the 1400 metres and forced CAITLIN’S SURPRISE ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2019

Manawatu HRC 2 May 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 3 (Media Work’s Mobile Pace 2500m) Information A10268 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(3)(b), specifically that Mr Butcher “...drove carelessly near the 500 metres when shifting his mare outwards which resulted in ERROL FINN (S Abernethy) ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2019

Manawatu HRC 2 May 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2) and Use of the Whip Regulations - Clause (d)
Following the running of Race 3 (Media Work’s Mobile Pace 2500m) Information A10267 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) and the Use of the Whip Regulations Clause (d), specifically that Mr Morrison “...used his whip when out of contention driving MADIBA over the ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2019

Wanganui JC 1 May 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of race 8, the “River City Cabs Maiden 3YO 1600”, Information A9248 was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr D Balcombe under Rule 638(3)(b)(ii). The Information stated “A Jones used her whip excessively prior to the 100m”. Ms Jones signed the Information admitting the breach and at ...

Hearing Date: 28 April 2019

Waikato BOP H 28 April 2019 - R 2 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and The Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of Race 2 (New Public Bar Open Now Mobile Pace) Information No. A12211 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that the 4th placed horse DESTINED FOR HEAVEN (B Mangos) broke in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200m. The Connections signed the Information ...

Hearing Date: 27 April 2019

Hawke’s Bay RI 27 April 2019 – R 7 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): Rule 638(3) (b) (ii)
Following Race 7 (Hawke’s Bay Breeders Association 1200) Mr Balcombe lodged an information with the Judicial Committee alleging a breach of Rule 638 (3) (b) (ii) in that jockey D Bradley used his whip excessively prior to the 100m. Rule 638(3) (b) provides A Rider shall not: (ii) strike a horse with ...

Hearing Date: 27 April 2019

Cambridge JC 27 April 2019 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 7, Travis Stakes (Group 2), an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mrs Allpress directed her mount (JESSIEGEE) inwards when not sufficiently clear of TANTALISING which was checked when placed in restricted room near the ...

Hearing Date: 27 April 2019

Hawke’s Bay RI 27 April 2019 – R 3 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): Rule 638 (1) (d)
Following the running of Race 3 (Hawke’s Bay Owners Association Mile), an Information was lodged by Mr D Balcombe alleging a breach of Rule 638(1) (d) in that R Myers (TUIGIRL) shifted out near the 300m when not clear of WAR OF WORDS (M Singh) which was hampered. Using the videos, Mr Goodwin explained ...

Hearing Date: 27 April 2019

Invercargill HRC 27 April 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 868(3) - reasonable chance of running 4th
Following the running of race 3, the WILLIAMSON RACING STABLES HANDICAP TROT, Mr Renault lodged an information alleging that Mr May (SMOKEY MAC) failed to drive his horse out to the finish of the race when having a reasonable chance of finishing fourth. Rule 868(3) provides: “Every horseman shall drive ...

Hearing Date: 27 April 2019

Cambridge JC 27 April 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to race 1 an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330(3)(c). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr Harris failed to make required weight for VIGOR WINNER in race 8 Inglis Sales Cambridge Breeders Stakes (Group 3). Rule 330(3)(c) provides: (3) A Rider shall not: (c) fail to ride a horse at ...

Hearing Date: 26 April 2019

Marlborough RC 26 April 2019 - R 7 & 8 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(a)
Information No. A11451 was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M R Davidson, against Licensed Apprentice Jockey (Class B), Miss Z W Moki, alleging a breach of Rule 330 (3) (a) that Miss Moki “broke riding engagements in Races 7 & 8 without reasonable cause”. Miss Moki was not present at the race meeting ...

Hearing Date: 25 April 2019

Feilding JC 25 April 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 534(1)
Following the running of Race 5 (Power Farming Rating 72 1200m), Information A12278 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 534(1) and stated that “...L Latta (Trainer) scratched MISS OAHU from Race 5 without authorisation.” Rule 534(1) provides: At any time from the Withdrawal ...

Hearing Date: 25 April 2019

Feilding JC 25 April 2019 - R 5 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rules 534(1) and 534(2)(b)
Prior to the running of Race 5 (Power Farming Rating 72 1200m), Information A12277 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It sought a ruling in relation to Rule 534(2)(b); specifically that Trainer L Latta be permitted to scratch the horse MISS OAHU from Race 5. Where a Stipendiary Steward is not satisfied ...

Hearing Date: 25 April 2019

Avondale JC 25 April 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 802(1)(a) NZTR Starters Manual 6.18
Following the running of Race 4 (Giles Carpet 2100) Information No. A11096 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that the Starter Mr Sargent effected the start when the horse WILIJONMcBRIDE had not been loaded and failed to comply with the provisions of the Starters Manual ...

Hearing Date: 24 April 2019

Timaru HRC 24 April 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(2)-Whip Regulation (b)
Following the running of Race 2, the More FM Trot, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against Licensed Open Horseman, Mr C 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 Regulations. Rule ...

Hearing Date: 24 April 2019

Timaru HRC 24 April 2019 - R 11 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869 (3) (b)
Following the running of Race 11, the Brosnan Transport Passing Lane Mobile Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr S Renault against Junior Horsewoman Miss K Tomlinson, alleging a breach of Rule 869(3) (b) in that she shifted inwards racing near the 650m checking BILLIE JEAN who broke. ...

Hearing Date: 24 April 2019

Timaru HRC 24 April 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869 (5)
Following the running of Race 8, the Lion Beverages Handicap Trot, information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr S Renault against Open Horseman, Mr D Butt, alleging a breach of Rule 869(5) in that he failed to trail behind the sulky seat of the horse in front. Rule 869(5) reads: (5) A horseman shall ...

Hearing Date: 24 April 2019

Timaru HRC 24 April 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(4) and Home Straight Regulations
Following the running of Race 2, the More FM Trot, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr S Renault against Open Horseman Mr T Chmiel, alleging a breach of Rule 869(4) and the Home Straight Regulations in that “he shifted inwards into the passing lane and failed to allow full access to trailing ...

Hearing Date: 24 April 2019

Timaru HRC 24 April 2019 - R 2 (Instigating a Protest) - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869A (2) & Passing Lane, False Rails and Home Straight Regulations
Following the running of Race 2, the More FM Trot, an information instigating a protest was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against MAJESTIC SUNSET, driven by Mr T Chmiel, placed 2nd by the judge, alleging interference in the home straight to the 5th placed, EYRE I GO, driven by Mr M Jones, ...

Hearing Date: 23 April 2019

Invercargill HRC 23 April 2019 - R 7 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of the Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 7, the Regent Car Court Mobile Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr Munro, alleging that Mr Shirley, the driver of SHUZI used his whip on more occasions than is permitted by the Use of the Whip regulations. Rule 869 provides as follows: (2) No horseman ...

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