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Hearing Date: 23 February 2020

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

Rule Number(s): 896(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: 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

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): 896(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 ...

Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 20 February 2020 - R 9 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(A)(2)
Following the running of race 9, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr N Ydgren. The details of the alleged interference were that “LUELLA shifted inwards over the final stages of the run home interfering with MINI MINE YET (S O’Reilly).” The Judge's placings ...

Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 20 February 2020 - R 4 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and the Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of race 4, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr N Ydgren, against ROYAL DEL (C De Filippi), placed 5th by the Judge, on the grounds that it “galloped in excess of 150 metres in the early stages” thereby breaching Rule 870(3) and the Breaking ...

Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

NZ Metro TC 20 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 865(2)
Following the running of Race 3 an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr N Ydgren alleging a breach of Rule 865(2) by Co-Trainer Mr C Dalgety. The information alleged; C Dalgety / N Purdon presented INVALUABLE to race without the notified blinds. Mr Dalgety had signed the Information ...

Hearing Date: 20 February 2020

Wairoa RC 20 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 330(3)(c)
Prior to the running of Race 6 (Wairoa Business Supporters Cup Trial 1900m) Information A11627 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 330(3)(c) by jockey Cameron Lammas specifically alleging that he “...was unable to make the contracted weight for HATTIE BEE (54kg) in Race ...

Hearing Date: 17 February 2020

Southland RC 17 February 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Mr Bholah was charged with breaching r 638(3)(b)(ii), in that he used his whip excessively when riding out his mount NEVER QUITZ when not in a position to finish in a stake bearing placing. Mr Bholah admitted the charge and was assisted at the hearing by Mr Walsh. Miss Haley, with the use of the videos, ...

Hearing Date: 16 February 2020

Poverty Bay TC 16 February 2020 - R 2 - (Instigating a Protest), Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 642(1)
Following the running of Race 2 (Gisborne Scaffolding 2000) Information A12314 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It instigated a protest, alleging that the horse placed first by the Judge interfered with the chances of the horse placed second by the Judge, alleging "Interference in (sic) home straight". ...

Hearing Date: 16 February 2020

Winton HRC 16 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of Race 3, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr Munro alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) by Junior Driver Mr K McNaught. The information alleged; you used your whip on more occasions than permitted by Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations. Mr McNaught signed the ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Oamaru HRC 15 February 2020 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2) & Whip Regulations
Mr Houghton was charged by the stewards for a breach of r 869 (2) in that he used his whip excessively when driving out SHE’S TOUGH in race 3. He admitted the charge and appeared at the hearing. Miss Haley, with the use of the video replays, stated SHE’S TOUGH was handy to the leaders on the home turn. ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Auckland RC 15 February 2020 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 3, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Ms Thornton, Rider of TUNZAGUTZ, alleged that QUICK PREVIEW or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of TUNZAGUTZ placed 2nd by the Judge. The interference was ...

Hearing Date: 15 February 2020

Auckland RC 15 February 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 7, Joe McDonald Avondale Cup, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Oatham, alleged that Mr Innes permitted his mount PLATINUM INVADOR to shift out near the 125 metres forcing PAISLEY PARK into the line of DRAGON STORM which was checked. ...

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