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Hearing Date: 7 July 2017

NZ Metropolitan TC - 7 July 2017 - R5 Chair Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 5, Darren DeFilippi Memorial (Junior Drivers) Handicap Trot, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr SP Renault, against Licensed Junior Driver, Miss LA Lester, alleging that, as the driver of HE’S LIKE THE WIND in the race, she “used her whip in an excessive ...

Hearing Date: 7 July 2017

NZ Metropolitan TC 7 July 2017 - R 1 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 870(3) & Breaking Horses Regulation
Following the running of Race 1, Christchurch Casino Mobile Trot, an information instigating a protest was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr SP Renault, against SUNNY BILL (RD Close), placed 5th by the judge, on the ground that it “broke in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres”. Mr RD Close, driver ...

Hearing Date: 7 July 2017

NZ Metropolitan TC 7 July 2017 - R 2 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 2, Hydroflow Mobile Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr SP Renault, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr RD Close, alleging that, as the driver of FRANCO TAI in the race, he “drove carelessly passing the 400 metres when permitting his horse to strike the ...

Hearing Date: 7 July 2017

Ashburton RC 7 July 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 6, the J J LTD 1400, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr J McLaughlin alleging a breach of rule 638(l)(d). The Information stated that Mr Lowry allowed his mount "Fire Lily " to shift outwards causing "Lady Davone" (A Collett) to be checked in the shadows ...

Hearing Date: 6 July 2017

Forbury Park TC 6 July 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Tidmarsh alleged that Mr Walkinshaw drove carelessly when shifting inwards 200 metres after the start when not clear of JANUARY JONES (Mr Suddaby) resulting in checks to SHINGLESTAR (Ms Parker) and EASTON KARERE (Mr Ferguson). Mr Walkinshaw indicated on the information that he admitted the breach ...

Hearing Date: 6 July 2017

Wanganui JC 6 July 2017 - R 5 - Chair, Mr T Bird

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 5, G Bristol & Sons 1600m Maiden Highweight (1600), Information No A9204 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged that Mr McNelis allowed his mount WOTAMISSION to shift inwards near the 1400m mark when not clear of HOLLYPOP and ADONIS which were checked. Rule 638(1) ...

Hearing Date: 5 July 2017

Matamata RC 5 July 2017 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 636(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of race 2, Duncan and Ebbett 1200, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638(3)(b)(ii). The Informant, Mr Jones, alleged that Mr Harris used the whip in an excessive manner when riding SOCIALLY EXCITED. Mr Harris acknowledged that he understood the Rule and confirmed his admission ...

Hearing Date: 5 July 2017

Matamata RC 5 July 2017 - R 5 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 5, Broadway Motel 1400, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Mrs Thornton, alleged that IL ROSSO or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of her horse CAPITAL placed 2nd by the Judge. The interference ...

Hearing Date: 5 July 2017

Matamata RC 5 July 2017 - R 1 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 632
Following the running of Race 1, Colchester Engineering LTD 2000, Ms Spratt, ider of BROOKBARS, lodged an Information requesting a ruling in relation to Rule 632 to establish whether her horse was denied a fair start. Rule 632 provides “If, in the opinion of the Judicial Committee, a horse which does ...

Hearing Date: 1 July 2017

Hawke's Bay RI - 1 July 2017 - R 9 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Mr Goodwin lodged an information with the Judicial Committee alleging a breach of Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) in that D Hirini used her whip excessively on the horse (IN DREAMLAND) prior to the 200 metres. Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) reads: "A Rider shall not:- (b) strike a horse with a whip in a manner or to an extent ...

Hearing Date: 1 July 2017

Waikato RC 1 July 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 636(1)(d)
Following the running of race 1, Clarence Street Pak N Save 1200, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 636(1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr Johnson failed to ride THE BOY WONDER out to the end of the race when there was a reasonable chance of running 4th (finished 5th). Mr Johnson ...

Hearing Date: 30 June 2017

NZ Metro TC 30 June 2017 - R 8 - Chair, Mr D Jackson

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(B)
Mr Faulks is charged with careless driving. He is alleged to have caused his horse, 'Arran Chief', to contact the front leg of 'Golden Gate' when attempting to improve near the 300m mark having been legitimately forced into a 3-wide position by 'Golden Gate' which had moved from the trail to the “one-one”. ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Tidmarsh, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Holmes (JACKALACK SUE) drove carelessly when striking the wheel of FOUR STARZZZ SHIRAZ near the 300 metres of race 6, the FIREMECH CLAIMER FINAL MOBILE PACE. Mr Tidmarsh demonstrated on the video that Mr Holmes, who was trailing the leading horse driven ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 4 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869A(2)
Mr Tidmarsh, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that horse number 10, WOBBEGONG, placed 4th by the judge, interfered with the chances of horse number 5, ART EXHIBIT, placed 5th by the judge when hanging inwards near the 350 metres of race 4, the 4 WHEEL DRIVE PARTS 2003 LTD JUNIOR MOBILE PACE. Rule 869A(2) ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 4 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr McIntyre, General Manager of Stewards, alleged that Mr Anderson drove MACHJAGGER carelessly in race 4, the 4 WHEEL DRIVE PARTS 2003 LTD JUNIOR MOBILE PACE, when shifting ground inwards in the final straight over markers when his horse was in a break near the 300 metres.

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Mr Tidmarsh, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Robertson (LADY’S LASS) used his whip in an excessive manner over the final 400 metres of race 3, the PARK & EVENT FUNCTION CENTRE MOBILE PACE. Mr Tidmarsh demonstrated on the video that Mr Robertson struck LADY’S LASS with the whip and reins in a continuous ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 7 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869A(2)
Mr Tidmarsh, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that horse number 4, FATAL REUNION, placed 1st by the judge, interfered with the chances of horse number 9, OCH AYE THE NOO, placed 3rd by the judge near the 950 metres of race 7, the $200,000 GUARANTEED PICK 6 STARTS NOW TROT. Rule 869A(2) provides: When a placed ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Waverley RC 29 June 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Bird

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1, (Orion Synergy Maiden 1200), Information No A8772 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged that Mr Chan allowed his mount ROYAL EMPRESS to shift in over the final stages and check POPCORN when not sufficiently clear. Rule 638(1)(d) provides: A rider shall not ...

Hearing Date: 29 June 2017

Forbury Park TC 29 June 2017 - R 7 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Tidmarsh, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Mr Orange drove carelessly when shifting ground inwards when not clear of OCH AYE THE NOO (Mr McIlwrick) which broke. Mr Tidmarsh demonstrated on the video that Mr Orange when endeavouring to improve forward to the lead near the 950 metres shifted ground ...

Hearing Date: 25 June 2017

R Te Aroha 25 June 2017 - R 8 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 8, Mlaadi Laurich (Young Laurich’s) 1400, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d). The Informant, Mr Jones, alleged that near the 100 metres Ms Farr allowed her mount PIERIAN SPRING to shift out when not sufficiently clear of MOET MOLLY which was crowded and ...

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