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Hawke's Bay RI 29 July 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Created on 31 July 2020

Rules:
330(3)(c)
Committee:
WGendall (chair)
TCastles
Name(s):
Mr R Elliot - Licensed Jockey
Informant
Mr N Goodwin - Senior Stipendiary Steward
Information Number
A12326
Plea:
Admitted
Charge:
Failed to make carded weight
Evidence:

Prior to the running of Race 1, Welcome Back to Hawke's Bay Racing 2YO, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 330(3)(c).  The Informant, Mr Goodwin, alleged that Mr Elliot failed to make the carded weight for BOOMER HILL.

Mr Goodwin advised that Mr Elliot was 1.5kgs over the carded weight of 57kgs.

Rule 330(3)(c) provides: "A rider shall not fail to ride a horse at the weight at which it is handicapped to carry."

Mr Elliot acknowledge that the understood the Rule and admitted the breach.

Decision:

As the breach was admitted the Committee found the charge proved.

Submission For Penalty:

Mr Goodwin advised that Mr Elliot had had two previous breaches of the Rule where he was fined, $100 and later $200.

Mr Elliot explained that with the 12 races today starting at 10.25am, and he had to leave his home at 4am, it was impossible to maintain his usual routine.

Reasons For Penalty:

Taking those matters into account the Committee imposed a fine of $250.

Penalty:

Mr Elliot is fined $250.00

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