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Hearing Date: 29 February 2020

Otago RC 29 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Shifting inwards causing crowding and interference brought Mr Callaway before the Stewards on a careless riding charge in Race 6. Mr Callaway admitted a breach of r 638 (1) (d) in that approaching the 1300 metre mark he allowed his mount GLOSS to shift inwards when not clear of RAY’S IN COMMAND causing ...

Hearing Date: 29 February 2020

Auckland RC 29 February 2020 - R 4 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 632(1)
Following the running of Race 4 the Go Racing Syndications 1200, Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr J Oatham, lodged an Information requesting a ruling pursuant to Rule 632 (1) to establish whether MANCHU was denied a fair start. Rule 632 provides “If, in the opinion of the Judicial Committee, a horse which ...

Hearing Date: 28 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 28 February 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Ms O Jarvis

Rule Number(s): 869(4)(6)(b)(c)
Following the running of Race 8, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr S Renault against open horseman, Mr T Williams, alleging a breach of Rule 869(4)(6)(b)(c). In particular that Mr Williams shifted ground outwards with HE’S AFLYIN near the 1200m forcing MOSSMAN, driven by Gerard O’Reilly, ...

Hearing Date: 27 February 2020

Counties RC 27 February 2020 - R 10 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 10, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr Yanagida allowed his mount DAWON to shift out when not sufficiently clear of SACRED CAGA which was checked near the 300 metres. Rule 638(1) (d) provides: A Rider shall ...

Hearing Date: 27 February 2020

Counties RC 27 February 2020 - R 10 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 10, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Ms D Johnson, Rider of SACRED CAGA, alleged that DAWON or its rider placed 3rd by the Judge interfered with the chances of SACRED CAGA placed 4th by the Judge. The interference was ...

Hearing Date: 27 February 2020

Stratford TC 27 February 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2) and Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 8 (RJ EAGAR LTD/MCDONALD REAL ESTATE MOBILE PACE 1800m) Information A11703 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Mr Dickson "...used his whip on more occasions than permitted under Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations". Mr ...

Hearing Date: 23 February 2020

Waikouaiti HRC 23 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Quirk, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Ms Butt (ESTELLA REIGN) drove carelessly approaching the 900 metres in race 3 by shifting inwards when insufficiently clear of SHADOW AVEROSS, which was checked.

Hearing Date: 23 February 2020

Waikouaiti HRC 23 February 2020 - R 1 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 857(7) and 1003(2)
Mr Quirk, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that SHEEZA SPORT gained an advantage by crossing over prior to the starting point in race one. He sought the disqualification of SHEEZA SPORT pursuant to r 1003(2). The Judge's placings were: 1ST    13    SHEEZA SPORT 2ND     2    PETE'S DASH 3RD   12    MAURICE ...

Hearing Date: 23 February 2020

Waikouaiti HRC 23 February 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 857(7)(e)
Mr B Wilmott - Amateur Driver (SHEEZA SPORT) - crossed over before reaching the starting point.     Penalty - $100 fine

Hearing Date: 23 February 2020

Waikouaiti HRC 23 February 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 857(7)(e)
Ms C Wigg - Amateur Driver (HIGHLAND REIGN) - crossed over before reaching the starting point.   Penalty - $100 fine

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Matamata RC 22 February 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
This charge arises from race 8, Matamata Veterinary Services Kaimai Stakes (Listed Race.) An Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330 (3) (c). The Informant, Mr Jones, alleged that Mr Elliot failed to make the weight for INSCRIPTION. Mr Elliot said that he understood the Rule and confirmed he admitted ...

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Otaki-Maori RC 22 February 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 537(a)
Prior to the running of Race 8 (Aquashield Roofing Handicap) Information No. A12315 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Ms Gordon failed to declare a Rider for BELLA NERO until after 8am on Raceday. Ms Gordon said that she understood the Rule and confirmed to the Committee that ...

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Matamata RC 22 February 2020 - R 7 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): R632(1)
Following the running of Race 7 the J Swap Contractors Ltd Matamata Breeders Stakes (Group 2), Stipendiary Steward Mr B Jones, lodged an Information requesting a ruling pusuant to Rule 632 (1) to establish whether AMOR FATI was denied a fair start. Rule 632 provides “If, in the opinion of the Judicial ...

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Ashburton TC 22 February 2020 - R 10 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(4)
Following the running of Race 10, Paper Plus Ashburton Mobile Pace, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S P Renault, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr T S Chmiel, alleging a breach of Rule 869 (4) in that Mr Chmiel, as the driver of NIMAH FRANCO in the race, “drove in a manner likely to ...

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Ashburton TC 22 February 2020 - R 4 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 857(7)(d)
Following the running of Race 4, Newlands Auto Electrical Mares Mobile Trot, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S P Renault, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr S R McNally, alleging a breach of Rule 857 (7) (d) in that Mr McNally, as the driver of MONRIKA in the race, “came to the barrier ...

Hearing Date: 22 February 2020

Matamata RC 22 February 2020 – R 8 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): R638(3)(b)(ii)
This charge arises from race 8, the Matamata Veterinary Services Kaimai Stakes (Listed Race). An Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (3)(b)(ii) by the Informant, Mr B Jones, alleging that Mr Oliver used his whip excessively prior to the 100 metres. Mr Oliver said that he understood the Rule and ...

Hearing Date: 21 February 2020

Canterbury JC 21 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 3, the Daphne Bannon Memorial Rating 72, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Licensed Apprentice Jockey (Class B), Mr K Chowdhoory, alleging that, as the rider of PINUP COUP in the race, he“used his whip in an excessive manner prior to ...

Hearing Date: 21 February 2020

Waikato BOP H 21 February 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr B J Scott

Rule Number(s): RULE 869(2)
Following the running of the MINDFOOD MAGAZINE MOBILE PACE an Information was lodged by Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr S Mulcay against Junior Driver Mr C Smith alleging that Mr Smith as the Driver of LAGERTHA used his whip on more occasions than permitted under under the "Use of Whip' Regulations over ...

Hearing Date: 21 February 2020

Invercargill HRC 21 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, alleged that Ms Cameron (BONNY’S GEM) drove carelessly near the 2000 metres in race 6 when shifting inwards when not clear of HAZER (T Larsen) which was taken inwards checking CHEDDAR MADE BETA (M Hurrell) which broke. Mr McIntyre demonstrated the alleged breach on the ...

Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 20 February 2020 - R 5 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 5, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against Open Driver Mrs A Lethaby alleging “A Lethaby (KHAKI NUI) drove carelessly near the 250 metres when striking the wheel of SPANNA (J Morrison)”. Mrs Lethaby had signed the Information that she ...

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