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Hearing Date: 7 May 2021

Auckland TC 7 May 2021 – R 6 (Instigating a Protest) – Chair, Mr A Smith

Rule Number(s): Rule 870(3) and Breaking Horses Regulations
This protest arises from the running of Race 1, a 1700m 2yo Trot. Pursuant to Rule 870(3), Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Mulcay lodged an Information instigating a protest alleging that QUIK BARBIE (placed 5th) broke in excess of 50m in the final 200m of the race. Prior to the commencement of the hearing ...

Hearing Date: 6 May 2021

Riverton RC 7 May 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Mr N Skelt

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 7 the Red Door and Riverton Plumbing and Wrens Invercargill, information 11792 was filed by Stipendiary Stewart, Mr M Davidson against Apprentice Jockey, Mr K Chowdhoory, alleging a breach of Rule 638 (3) (b) (ii) “You struck your mount excessively prior to the 100 metres”. ...

Hearing Date: 5 May 2021

Whangarei RC 5 May 2021 - R 3 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(c)
This Decision records the outcome of a charge preferred against Mr Pinn on raceday 5 May 2021. Following the running of Race 3 the "Homestead Sports and Reuben Lewis Memorial" Mr Williamson presented an Information charging Mr Pinn with a breach of Rule 638(1)(c) in that he rode his mount EMPRESS QI ...

Hearing Date: 5 May 2021

Whangarei RC 5 May 2021 - R 4 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 534(2)(b)
Prior to commencement of racing Mr M Williamson presented an Information alleging a breach of Rule 534(2)(b) in that Ms Guy, the Trainer of EMPRESS QI, failed to scratch her horse from starting in Race 4 before the required scratching time of 7.30am today. Ms Guy admitted breach. She stated that the ...

Hearing Date: 5 May 2021

Whangarei RC 5 May 2021 - R 1 - Chair, Hon JW Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1, the Northland Business Systems Maiden, Mr Williamson, Senior Stipendiary Steward presented an Information alleging a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) by Mr Innes, in that he rode DOUBTFUL SOUND carelessly. Mr Innes admitted the charge and said he understood the Rule. Rule 638(1)(d) ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2021

Invercargill HRC 2 May 2021 - R 1 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Whip Regulations
Mr Renault alleged that Mr Beck (SAINT TROPEZ) struck his horse free of the rein on several occasions. Mr Munro identified the Respondent’s horse on the video and demonstrated that as the field rounded the bend into the home straight Mr Beck was urging his horse. Mr Renault stated that Mr Beck crossed ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2021

Invercargill HRC 2 May 2021 - R 8 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Renault alleged that Mr McNally (BETTER’S TART) drove carelessly near the 1100 metres when heavily restraining his runner resulting in trailing runners being checked.

Hearing Date: 2 May 2021

South Canterbury RC 2 May 2021 - R 8 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 8, the Dominator Doors 2200m, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Class A Rider, Miss S Wynne, alleging careless riding in that she allowed her mount, SEE WHATA PRINCESS, to shift in when not clear of WENDY DARLING who clipped a heel ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2021

South Canterbury RC 2 May 2021 - R 2 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 2, the Catering South Canterbury Sprint Maiden 1200m, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Class A Rider, Miss C Barnes, alleging careless riding in that she permitted her mount, RUSSIAN FABLE, to shift inwards when not sufficiently ...

Hearing Date: 2 May 2021

Invercargill HRC 2 May 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Whip Regulations
Mr Renault alleged that Mr Austin (CALICO HILL) used his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the home straight. Miss Haley identified the Respondent’s horse on the video. Mr Renault stated that as the field rounded the bend into the home straight Mr Austin was urging his horse and he commenced ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2021

Hawkes Bay RI 1 May 2021 - R 5 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following Race 5 (John Bary Racing 1200) two protests were lodged pursuant to Rule 642(1) by Ms L Hemi and Mr L Somervell against the winner HYDROEXPRESS. The Information alleged that horse number 5 (HYDROEXPRESS) or its Rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 4 (ANDUIN) ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2021

Hawkes Bay RI 1 May 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 5, an Information was lodged by Mr Williamson alleging a breach of Rule 638 (1) (d) in that M Hudson (HYDROEXPRESS) allowed her mount to shift in over the final stages crowding NO ROCK NO POP (A Mudhoo) and ANDUIN (L Hemi). Mr Williamson had Mr Goodwin demonstrate the incident ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2021

Hawkes Bay RI 1 May 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(4)
Following the running of Race 5, an Information was lodged by Mr Williamson alleging a breach of Rule 638 (4) in that L Hemi (ANDUIN) unreasonably reduced the pace of the race near the 900 metres hampering runners following. Rule 638(4) reads: A Rider shall not unreasonably slow, reduce or check the ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2021

Hawkes Bay RI 1 May 2021 - R 1 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1, an Information was lodged by Mr Williamson alleging a breach of Rule 638 (1) (d) in that L Hemi (SPIRIT OF KAHA) allowed her mount to shift in near the 1100 metres when not clear of DOLLARBEEL (K Hercock) which was checked. Mr Williamson had Mr Goodwin demonstrate the ...

Hearing Date: 1 May 2021

Cambridge JC 1 May 2021 – R 7 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This charge arises from the running of Race 7, the Travis Stakes ($100,000 Group 2). Stipendiary Steward, Mr B Jones filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging the rider of BAD ‘N’ BOUJ (S McKay), "permitted his mount to shift in when not sufficiently clear of SIRACUSA which was checked ...

Hearing Date: 30 April 2021

Auckland TC 30 April 2021 – R 7 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(2)and Whip & Rein Regulations
This charge arises from the running of Race 7, the 2021 ‘What the Hill’ Rowe Trot Cup (G1) 3200m. An Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr Ydgren, alleging Open Driver, Mr M Purdon (OSCAR BONAVENA), “used his whip with free of the rein near the 250-metre mark”. Rule 869 provides that: ...

Hearing Date: 29 April 2021

Waikato BOP H 29 April 2021 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 2, Mr Mulcay submitted an Information alleging that Ms Chilcott, driving IDEAL TOMADO, drove carelessly approaching the 1700m when easing the pace in the running line, which resulted in a chain reaction back through the field. Ms Chilcott was present at the hearing and acknowledged ...

Hearing Date: 29 April 2021

Waikato BOP H 29 April 2021 - R 1 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
After the running of Race 1, Mr Mulcay submitted an Information in which he alleged that Amateur Horseman, B Hadley, driving  ALLEY MAE, drove carelessly in the home straight when allowing his runner to race over the track markers, resulting in his horse breaking. Mr Hadley was present at the hearing ...

Hearing Date: 29 April 2021

Otago RC 29 April 2021 - R 6 - Chair, Prof G hall

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Mr Davidson alleged that in Race 6 Mr Lowry permitted his mount, SWAMPMAN to shift inwards when not sufficiently clear of ALTAR GIRL which was checked near the 900 metres, going back on to ON THE BACKFOOT which was also hampered. Mr Oatham demonstrated on the films that Mr Lowry, who was racing midfield ...

Hearing Date: 26 April 2021

Avondale JC 26 April 2021 – R 1 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This charge arises from the running of Race 1, the Tulloch Café 1400. Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr Williamson filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging the Rider of “ZOUPERB (D Johnson), allowed her mount to shift in over the concluding stages when insufficiently clear of CANNSEA CLEARLY ...

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