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Hearing Date: 15 May 2021

R Rotorua 15 May 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Hon J W Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 5, the Sherlock Contracting 1560, Mr Williamson presented an Information charging Ms Thornton with a breach of Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) in that she struck her mount VOLITIVO with the whip in a manner that was excessive in that her whip use was with her arm raised above shoulder ...

Hearing Date: 15 May 2021

R Rotorua 15 May 2021 - R 6 - Chair, Hon J W Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 625(1)
Mr N Bishara - Licensed Trainer (VERRY FLASH) - presented runner late to the plate inspection and birdcage.   Penalty - $100 fine

Hearing Date: 15 May 2021

R Rotorua 15 May 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Hon J W Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 5, the Sherlock Contracting 1560, Mr Williamson presented an Information charging Mr Elliott with a breach of Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) in that he struck his mount UCALLEDIT with his whip in a manner that was excessive, in that his whip use was with his arm raised above shoulder ...

Hearing Date: 14 May 2021

NZ Metro TC 14 May 2021 - R 10 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 1104(1)
Following the running of Race 10, Spectators Now Open Sundays! Handicap Trot, an Information requesting a Ruling was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, “as to whether the race should be declared null and void as a number of runners were affected by the barrier [strand] not clearing the ...

Hearing Date: 14 May 2021

NZ Metro TC 14 May 2021 - R 8 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2)& Whip and Rein Regulations
Following the running of Race 8, Lone Star Sires’ Stakes Aged Trotters Classic (Listed Race), an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, against Licensed Junior Driver, Mr B T Hope, alleging that, as the Driver of MIDNIGHT DASH in the race, he “used his whip in a continuous ...

Hearing Date: 14 May 2021

Matamata RC 14 May 2021 - R 2 - Chair, Hon J W Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 2, the Pearson 2000, Mr Jones, Stipendiary Steward presented an Information alleging that Mr C Thornton, Class D Jumps Jockey, breached Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) by using his whip to an extent which was excessive.  Mr Thornton admitted the charge. Mr Jones illustrated from the ...

Hearing Date: 13 May 2021

Wanganui JC 13 May 2021 - R 9 - Chair, Mr B Mainwaring

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
JUDICIAL COMMITTEE RACEDAY DECISION Informant: Mr M Williamson, Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr R Elliot, Jockey (Class A) Information No: A14559 Meeting: ...

Hearing Date: 13 May 2021

Wanganui JC 13 May 2021 - R 6 - Chair, Mr B Mainwaring

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
JUDICIAL COMMITTEE RACEDAY DECISION Informant: Mr M Williamson, Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr C Johnson, Jockey (Class A) Information No: A14458 Meeting: Wanganui ...

Hearing Date: 12 May 2021

Ashburton RC 12 May 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 7, the Heartland Print 1400m, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Class B Rider, Mr R Beeharry, alleging careless riding, in that he permitted his mount, CHARLIE BROWN, to shift inwards when not sufficiently clear dictating O’HE’CAN inwards ...

Hearing Date: 9 May 2021

Rangiora HRC 9 May 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 7 an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr L Dobbs, alleging that as the driver of POCKET CALL in the race, “You used your whip with more than a wrist flicking motion”. Mr Dobbs had signed the Information admitting the ...

Hearing Date: 9 May 2021

Woodville-Pahiatua RC 9 May 2021 - R 3 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 3, an Information was lodged by Mr Coles alleging a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) in that J Fawcett (OCEAN CHIEF) angled her mount outwards near the 300 metres when not clear of SOPRANO SUPREME (S Collett) which was checked. Ms Selvakumaran used two video angles to demonstrate ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Invercargill HRC 8 May 2021 - R 3 - Chair, Mr N Skelt

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 3, Waikiwi Tavern Junior Drivers Mobile Race, an Information was lodged by Stipendiary Steward, Mr V Munro against Junior Driver, Mr T Dewe, alleging that Mr Dewe (CALICO HILL) drove carelessly, shifting ground inwards when not sufficiently clear checking JAFFIE J (B. Hill) ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Waikato RC 8 May 2021 – R 7 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This is a defended hearing arising from the running of Race 7, the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre 2YO Stakes (Listed $50,000). Stipendiary Steward, Mr Jones filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging Apprentice Rider, Mr Yanagida (CHANCELLOR) “permitted his mount to shift out near the ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Waikato RC 8 May 2021 – R 1 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(4)
This charge arises from the running of Race 1, the Pike Racing Punters Challenge Opener (2800 m maiden hurdle). Stipendiary Steward, Mr Jones filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(4) alleging the rider of THE FOT (L Douglas) “unreasonably slowed the pace in the early stages with PRIZED PINS (H McNeill) ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Waikato RC 8 May 2021 – R 1 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(4)
This charge arises from the running of Race 1, the Pike Racing Punters Challenge Opener (2800 m maiden hurdle). Stipendiary Steward, Mr Jones filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(4) alleging the rider of SOUTHERN COOL (M Cropp) “unreasonably slowed the pace in the early stages causing interference ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Waikato RC 8 May 2021 – R 7 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 537(a)
Stipendiary Steward, Mr Jones filed an Information alleging Licensed Trainer, Ms P Gerard failed to declare a Rider for CHANCELLOR in race 7, the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre 2YO Stakes (Listed $50,000). Ms Gerard noted on the Information that she admitted the breach and was present at the hearing. ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Canterbury R 8 May 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 636(1)(b)
Following the running of Race 3, the Norwood Farm Machinery Rating 65, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Class B Licensed jockey, Mr W Papier, in that he failed to take reasonable and permissible measures to ensure his mount, MAKABAR, was given the best possible ...

Hearing Date: 8 May 2021

Canterbury R 8 May 2021 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 4, the Angus Meats Great Autumn Handicap, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Class A Rider, Mr G Jogoo, in that he allowed his mount to shift in when not clear of POINT SCORE, ridden by Mr C Johnson, who was severely checked passing ...

Hearing Date: 7 May 2021

NZ Metropolitan TC 7 May 2021 - R 3 - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 869(2)& Whip & Rein Regulations
Following the running of Race 3, Hydroflow Mobile Pace Pace, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr NM Ydgren, against Licensed Open Driver, Mr BM Mangos, alleging that, as the driver of STRENGTH AND HONOUR in the race, he “used his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the ...

Hearing Date: 7 May 2021

Auckland TC 7 May 2021 - R 2 (heard 13 May 2021 at Alexandra Park) - Chair, Mr G R Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b) and (f)
BEFORE A JUDICIAL COMMITTEE AT AUCKLAND IN THE MATTER of the New Zealand Rules of Harness Racing IN THE MATTER of Information No. A12993 BETWEEN Mr Steve ...

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