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Hearing Date: 27 May 2017

Auckland RC 27 May 2017 - R 7 - (Instigating a protest), Chair Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 7, Vertical Logistics 1600, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1).The Informant, Mr Somervell, alleged that TOMELILLA or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of his horse DAINTY ROSE placed 2nd by the Judge.  The ...

Hearing Date: 27 May 2017

Invercargill HRC 27 May 2017 - R 7 - Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Ydgren, Chief Stipendiary Steward, charged Mr Walkinshaw (RYDGEMONT MILLY) with a breach of rule 869(3)(b) (careless driving), in that in race 7, the SOUTHLAND FARM MACHINERY FIRE OF 2016 HANDICAP TROT, he shifted inwards near the 600 metres causing POPPYMALDA to be taken inwards and make contact ...

Hearing Date: 27 May 2017

Wellington RC 27 May 2017 - R 8 - 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) in that the apprentice jockey H Andrew used her whip excessively prior to the 200m without the necessary respite. Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) reads: "A Rider shall not:- (b) strike a horse with a whip in a manner ...

Hearing Date: 27 May 2017

Auckland RC 27 May 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 534(1)
Mr G Merkulov - Licensed Trainer - Failed to scratch (BASIL BRUSH) by the required time.   Penalty - $100 fine

Hearing Date: 26 May 2017

Auckland TC 26 May 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 862(2)
Following the running of Race 1, the REHARVEST MOBILE TROT 2200m, Mr Muirhead presented an Information alleging that Mr Abernethy had permitted WAY TO GO to start from other than its correct mobile barrier position. Mr Abernethy was present at the hearing and acknowledged that he understood the Rule ...

Hearing Date: 26 May 2017

Otago RC 26 May 2017 - R 2 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 2, the DUNEDIN HOLIDAY PARK 1200, the connections of RIO TENNILLE lodged a protest under r 642(1) against OLYMPIA alleging interference in the final straight. The official placings were: 1st - 7 OLYMPIA 2nd - 5 RIO TENNILLE 3rd - RD 9 LAY OFF 4th - 2 YES YOU DID The official ...

Hearing Date: 26 May 2017

Auckland TC 26 May 2017 - R 6 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(2)(a)
Following the running of Race 6, the GARRARDS HORSE & HOUND HANDICAP TROT 2700m, Mr Muirhead presented an Information alleging that Mr Brosnan used his whip excessively inside the final 400m when driving TORBJORN. Mr Brosnan was present at the hearing and acknowledged that he understood the Rule and ...

Hearing Date: 26 May 2017

Auckland TC 26 May 2017 - R 9 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 849(2)
Following the running of ace 9, the AUCKLAND C0-OP TAXIS 300-3000 MOBILE PACE 2200m, Mr Muirhead submitted an Information alleging that Mr S Phelan, representing trainer Mr B Purdon 'failed to ensure that the proper numbered saddlecloth was attached to MAHEER MISTER prior to that horse parading in the ...

Hearing Date: 25 May 2017

Manawatu HRC 25 May 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr T Castles

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Driver K Marshall admitted a breach of Rule 869(3)(b) in Race 1 at Manawatu the R & S Floor Coatings Mobile Pace in that he drove the gelding carelessly shifting inwards from the 3 wide position to the 2 wide position causing interference to ZARA BROWN which broke passing the 850 metres. Rule 869(3)(b) ...

Hearing Date: 24 May 2017

Counties RC 24 May 2017 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(i0
Following the running of race 1, Ssangyong, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638(3)(b)(i). The Informant, Mr Coles, alleged that Mr McNeill used the whip in an unnecessary manner on his mount TAMA AKARANA. Mr McNeil acknowledged that he understood the Rule and admitted the breach. Rule 638(3) ...

Hearing Date: 23 May 2017

Manawatu HRC 23 May 2017 - R 7 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 857(7)(d)
Following the running of Race 7 (NEW CENTRAL HOTEL WOODVILLE MOBILE PACE 2500m) Information A3794 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 857(7)(d) and stated: "Driver R Argue initially brought his drive CUT THE CARDS to the starting gate out of position, being barrier 11, ...

Hearing Date: 23 May 2017

Manawatu HRC 23 May 2017 - R 1 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 870(3) and the Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of Race 1 (AAA FENCING HANDICAP TROT 2500m), Information A3793 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It instigated a protest subject to the provision of Rule 870(3) and the Breaking Horses Regulations, specifically alleging that: "4th placed STALLBACKSKUNGEN galloped excessively ...

Hearing Date: 21 May 2017

Oamaru HRC 21 May 2017 - R 8 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Mr Williamson was charged with a breach of 869(2)(a) excessive use of the whip, following his drive on 'She’s All The Craze' in race 8, the Williamson Racing Stables Handicap Trot. The Information alleged Mr Williamson “used his whip in an excessive manner inside the final 400m when driving 'She’s All ...

Hearing Date: 21 May 2017

Oamaru HRC 21 May 2017 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
Mr Markham was charged with a breach of 869(2)(a), excessive use of the whip, following his drive on 'Midfrew Tarpediem' in race 5, the Fat Sally’s Pub & Restaurant Pace. The Information alleged Mr Markham “used his whip in an excessive manner inside the final 400m when driving 'Midfrew Tarpediem'”. ...

Hearing Date: 20 May 2017

Waikato RC 20 May 2017 - R 10 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of race 10, Munns The Man Store, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330(3)(c). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr McNab was unable to make the contracted weight for TAVIS STAR. Mr McNab admitted the breach and advised the Committee that he did not wish to be present ...

Hearing Date: 20 May 2017

Invercargill HRC 20 May 2017 - R 1 (request for a ruling) Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 213(1)(j)
Mr Williamson, the driver of SVELT, sought a ruling as to whether that horse was denied a fair start in race 1 the APEX VALVES TROT. The relevant rules provide: 213(1) A Stipendiary Steward at any time may scratch from a race or declare ineligible to start in a race until a specific condition is met ...

Hearing Date: 19 May 2017

NZ Metro TC 19 May 2017 - R 3 (instigating a protest) Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 870(3) & Breaking Horses Regulation
Following the running of Race 3, PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales Series No.25 3YO Trot Final (Listed Race), an information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, against KISSMEIMLOADED (J MacKinnon), placed 5th by the judge, on the ground that it “broke for in excess ...

Hearing Date: 18 May 2017

HR Waikato 18 May 2017 - R 4 (heard 26 May 2017 at Alexandra Park) - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 869(2)(a)
RACEDAY JUDICIAL COMMITTEE DECISION Informant: Mr J Muirhead, Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr R Argue, Junior Horseman Information No. A 2622 Meeting: ...

Hearing Date: 18 May 2017

Otaki-Maori RC 18 May 2017 - R 2 - Chair, Mr T Castles

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(i)
Mr C Price, rider of JWALKE in race 2 at Otaki, The Riverstone Cafe Highweight, admitted a breach of Rule 638 (3)(b)(i) in that he struck his mount JWALKE over the final 200 metres which was unnecessary. The relevant rule reads: A rider shall not strike a horse with a whip in a manner or to an extent ...

Hearing Date: 17 May 2017

Whangarei RC 17 May 2017 - R 4 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 330(3)(c)
Following the running of race 4, Lion Red, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330 (3)(c). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Ms Farr failed to make the declared weight for LE MOUSSIER. Ms Farr acknowledged that she understood the Rule and confirmed her admission of the breach. Mr N Harris ...

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