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Hearing Date: 19 June 2019

Oamaru JC 19 June 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Mr Davidson alleged that Mr Prastiyou used his whip excessively on his mount WENTWORTH prior to the 100 metres in race 4, the WHITE ACRES FISHING MAIDEN. 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.” The “Guidelines with Respect ...

Hearing Date: 19 June 2019

Oamaru JC 19 June 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 612
Mr Davidson alleged that in race 5 the NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE 1200m Mr Asano incorrectly attached the leathers to his saddle which then became detached during the preliminary, resulting in WHITNEY being declared a late scratching. Mr Davidson demonstrated that the saddle in question was in good ...

Hearing Date: 16 June 2019

Waipa RC 16 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 1, Waipa Home of Champions 1150, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Coles, alleged that near the 800 metres Ms McCall permitted her mount SLEEPY GEEG to shift in when insufficiently clear of NU ROUGE which was checked losing ground. Ms ...

Hearing Date: 16 June 2019

Oamaru HRC 16 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2) and Whip Regulations
Following the running of R 1 the Fat Sally’s Pub & Restaurant Trot Stewards charged Mr L Dobbs (KEN’S DREAM) with a breach of excessive use of the whip alleging that “Mr Dobbs used his whip on more occasions than permitted under Clause b of the Whip Regulations.” Rule 869 (2) reads: No horseman shall ...

Hearing Date: 14 June 2019

NZ Metro TC 14 June 2019 - R 9 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 9 the “PGG Wrightson Uncut Gems Trotters Classic (Stand Start H’Cap) (Listed)” an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr S Renault alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) by Open Driver Mr C Butt. The information alleged, C Butt (THEODOSIA) used his whip on more occasions ...

Hearing Date: 13 June 2019

Wanganui JC 13 June 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 6, the “Whangaehu O’Learys Maiden 1200”, Information A11611 was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr D Balcombe under Rule 638(3)(b)(ii). The Information stated "J Baillie used his whip excessively prior to the 100m without the necessary respite”. Mr Baillie signed the Information ...

Hearing Date: 13 June 2019

Wanganui JC 13 June 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 534
At an earlier hearing today Mr Vile had sought permission to late scratch his horse from Race 3 and his 2 horses from Race 7 due to testing nature of the track. That request was declined by the Judicial Committee in terms of Rule 534. Subsequent to that hearing Mr Vile advised the Stewards that he had ...

Hearing Date: 13 June 2019

Wanganui JC 13 June 2019 - R 3 and 7 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr P Williams

Rule Number(s): 534 - Authority to Scratch Horses
Prior to the running of Race 3 Stipendiary Steward Mr Balcombe filed Information A11610 seeking a ruling as to whether Trainer Mr G Vile's 3 remaining runners at the meeting could be scratched.

Hearing Date: 12 June 2019

Whakatane RC 12 June 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of race 3, Golden Grain LTD 3 YO, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330 (3) (c). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr Riddell failed to make the weight for JAMES DEAN. Mr Riddell endorsed the Information that he admitted the breach and he did not wish to be present at ...

Hearing Date: 12 June 2019

Whakatane RC 12 June 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(a)
This charge arises from race 2, Kope Turf Bar 2YO, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330(3)(a). The Informant, Mr Oatham alleged that Mr Mansour broke a riding engagement for LOCHWINNOCH. Rule 330(3)(a) provides: (3) A Rider shall not: (a) wilfully or without reasonable cause break a riding engagement ...

Hearing Date: 9 June 2019

Waimate RC 9 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638 (1) (d)
Following the running of the Maxwelton Pony Stud & Blair-Edie Genetics Maiden 1840 Stewards lodged an information alleging Mr G Saejorhor rode carelessly when he ”…permitted his mount (Fine And Dundee) to shift outwards near the 75m mark causing Acre (J Fawcett) to be checked.” Mr Saejorhor appeared ...

Hearing Date: 9 June 2019

Waimate RC 9 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638 (1) (d)
Following the running of Race 1, the Maxwelton Pony Stud and Blair-Edie Genetics Maiden 1840, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Class B Rider, Ms T Comignaghi, alleging careless riding in that she directed her mount NIFTY outwards near the 150m causing crowding to ...

Hearing Date: 8 June 2019

Invercargill HRC 8 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and cl (c) of the Whip Regulations
Mr Renault alleged that Mr Franks (SVELT) used his whip in an uninterrupted manner over the concluding stages of race 1, the ALDEBARAN PARK HANDICAP TROT 2700 metres. Rule 869(2) states: “No horseman shall during any race use a whip in a manner in contravention of the Use of the Whip Regulations made ...

Hearing Date: 8 June 2019

Invercargill HRC 8 June 2019 - R 2 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(7B)
Mr Renault alleged that horse number 2, WOMAN IN CHARGE, breached the provisions of r 869(7B) when Mr Hurrell moved inside the track marker line to obtain a run in the early stages of the run home in race 2, the THANK YOU KEITH HOTTON PACE 2200 metres. Rule 869(7B) states: “Where any horse or its sulky ...

Hearing Date: 8 June 2019

Invercargill HRC 8 June 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(7A)(b)
Mr Renault alleged that Mr Hurrell (WOMAN IN CHARGE) moved inside the track marker line to obtain a run in the early stages of the run home in race 2, the THANK YOU KEITH HOTTON PACE 2200 metres. Rule 869(7A)(b) states: “Every horseman who moves inwards shall ensure that any part of the sulky does not ...

Hearing Date: 6 June 2019

Taranaki RI 6 June 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 619(b)
Following the running of Race 5 (ZED AT GRANGEWILLIAM STUD 1100m), Information A11608 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 619(b) by Licensed Apprentice Rider Mr S O’Malley. The Information alleged that: ”...Sam O’Malley changed his riding boots after weighing out”. Rule ...

Hearing Date: 6 June 2019

Taranaki RI 6 June 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1 (UNCLE RUSSELL GOES TO THE RACES MAIDEN HWT 2000m), Information A11606 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) by Licensed Class D Rider Ms E Farr. The Information alleged that: "...Emily Farr (DANGERMAN) allowed her mount to shift ...

Hearing Date: 6 June 2019

Taranaki RI 6 June 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 638(2)
Following the running of Race 5 (ZED AT GRANGEWILLIAM STUD 1100m), Information A11607 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 638(2) by Licensed Apprentice Rider Mr R Beemud. The Information alleged that: ”...Rahul Beemud (GETUP) gave a victory salute prior to the finish”. ...

Hearing Date: 3 June 2019

Auckland RC 3 June 2019 – R 5 - Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
This charge arises from the running of race 5, the Celebrating Glory Days Avondale and Auckland Cup Victories 2200. An Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) alleging that Class E (Amateur Rider) Mr L Myers used his whip excessively when riding MIZZENA prior to the 100 metres. Mr Myers ...

Hearing Date: 3 June 2019

Auckland RC 3 June 2019 – R 7 - Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
This charge arises from the running of race 7, the McGregor Grant Steeplechase. An Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) alleging that Class C rider Ms E Farr used her whip excessively when riding THE ARABIAN DUKE prior to the 100 metres. Ms Farr acknowledged she understood the nature ...

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