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Hearing Date: 29 October 2019

Manawatu HRC 29 October 2019 - R1 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(g)
Following the running of Race 1 (Central Energy Trust Handicap Trot 2500m), Information A10274 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(3)(g) and stated that "...she drove in a manner which diminished the chances of her mare winning by miscounting the rounds racing through ...

Hearing Date: 28 October 2019

Ashburton TC 28 October 2019 - R 6 (Instigating a Protest) - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 870 (3) (Instigating a Protest) and Breaking Horses Regulations
Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, filed an information instigating a protest against SUNDEES SON, driven by Mr J Dunn, placed 4th by the judge, on the grounds of “breaking and then galloping in excess of 50m inside the final 200m”, in breach of Rule 870 (3) and the Breaking Horses Regulations. ...

Hearing Date: 27 October 2019

Tuapeka HRC 27 October 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (3) (b)
Mr Butt was charged with a breach of r 869 (3) (b), in that he allegedly caused interference to ZONED SCARLET when shifting MDINA inwards when not sufficiently clear, in race 6. He did not admit the charge.

Hearing Date: 26 October 2019

Auckland RC 26 October 2019 - R 2 - (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of race 2, Stella Artois 880 metres, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Mr A Campbell, Trainer of TRIDENT, alleged that DEVOTIONINMOTION or its rider placed 1st by the Judge interfered with the chances of TRIDENT placed 2nd by ...

Hearing Date: 26 October 2019

Canterbury R 26 October 2019 - R 2 (Instigating a Protest) - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, filed an information instigating a protest, under Rule 642(1) in that ROCK’N’POP, ridden by Ms K Williams, placed first equal by the Judge, interfered with the chances of FRANKIE THE FOX, ridden by Mr R Mudhoo, also placed first equal and RIVIERA ROCK, ridden by ...

Hearing Date: 26 October 2019

Auckland RC 26 October 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of race 2, Stella Artois 880 metres, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d). The Informant, Mr Williamson, alleged that Mr Mansour allowed his mount DEVOTIONINMOTION to shift out when insufficiently clear of BONITA AURELIA which was forced outwards crowding TRIDENT ...

Hearing Date: 26 October 2019

Wellington RC 26 October 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following Race 2 (Hiremaster Premier) Mr Goodwin lodged an information with the Judicial Committee alleging a breach of Rule 638 (3) (b) (ii) in that Z Moki used her whip excessively prior to the 100m on Master Fin. At the outset of the hearing, Ms Moki confirmed that she understood the Rule and that ...

Hearing Date: 25 October 2019

R Tauranga 25 October 2019 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of race 7, Team Pryor Sotheby’s 1200, an Information was filed pursuant to Rule 638 (3)(b)(ii). The Informant, Mr Jones, alleged that Mr McNab used his whip excessively prior to the 100 metres when riding GOOD LUCK CHARM. Mr McNab said that he understood the Rule and confirmed he ...

Hearing Date: 25 October 2019

Auckland TC 25 October 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr BJ Scott

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(b)
Following the running of the IRT ID19 NOV 29-DEC 14 WWW.ID19.CO.NZ MBL PACE an Information was lodged by Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr S Mulcay against Driver Mr S Abernethy alleging that Mr Abernethy when driving BENJAMIN BUTTON drove carelessly when shifting ground inwards near the 1400 metres mark ...

Hearing Date: 25 October 2019

NZ Metro TC 25 October 2019 - R 4 - (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 213(1)(j)
Following the running of Race 4, The Crossing Supporting the Fashion Competition Cup Week Mobile Pace, an information requesting a ruling was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N M Ydgren, as to whether DREAM OF GLORY (M Purdon), placed 3rd by the judge, was denied a fair start. Mr M Purdon, driver ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2)
Mr Williamson was charged with a breach of r 869 (2), in that he used his whip more than permitted under the Use of the Whip Regulations when driving MR MIDNIGHT in race 8. Mr Renault, with the use of the videos, identified MR MIDNIGHT 3 back in the running line at the 400 metre mark. He counted 11 whip ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Mr Hope was charged with a breach of r 869 (2), in that he used his whip more than permitted under the Use of the Whip Regulations, when driving MELODY POND in race 2. Mr Renault, with the use of the videos, stated MELODY POND challenged three wide for the lead entering the home straight and raced several ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr O’Reilly was charged with a breach of r 869 (3) (b), in that he allowed his horse SOUNDS LIKA GEM to strike the sulky wheel of DONEGAL GILBERT about 200 metres from the finish, in race 8. Mr Renault outlined the relevant position of SOUNDS LIKA GEM as the field approached the home straight with the ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (3) (b)
Mr Close was charged with a breach of r 869 (3) (b) in race 3, in which he drove PAY ME SMART. It was alleged that he “drove carelessly near the 600 metres when striking the wheel of PINK FLAMINGO RUN, which punctured.” Mr Renault, with the aid of the videos, showed PAY ME SMART approaching the 600 metre ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 9 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869 (2)
Mr Dobbs was charged with a breach of r 869 (2), in that he used his whip more than permitted under the Use of the Whip Regulations, when driving POCKET CALL in race 9. Mr Renault, with the use of the videos, stated POCKET CALL improved three wide from about the 400 metres. He said Mr Dobbs was observed ...

Hearing Date: 24 October 2019

Oamaru HRC 24 October 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr Cox was charged with a breach of r 869 (3) (b), in that he allowed his horse THE GO TO MAN to strike the sulky wheel of FUTURA EASTON about the 1000 metres mark, in race 5. Mr Renault, with the aid of the videos, said THE GO TO MAN was racing five deep on the pole line prior to the 1000 metres. He ...

Hearing Date: 20 October 2019

Riverton TC 20 October 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of the Whip Regulations
Mr Ydgren alleged that Mr M Shirley, the driver of RYDGEMONT MILLY in race 6, used his whip on more occasions than is permitted by the Use of the Whip Regulations. This is a breach of r 869(2). Mr Munro, Stipendiary Steward, identified RYDGEMONT MILLY on the race films. Mr Ydgren demonstrated that the ...

Hearing Date: 19 October 2019

Ashburton RC 19 October 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Following the running of Race 6, the Valachi Downs 1400, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Licensed Class A Rider, Mr L Innes, alleging that as the rider of MAGNIFY in the race, used his whip excessively prior to the 100 metres. Mr Innes was present at the hearing ...

Hearing Date: 19 October 2019

Ashburton RC 19 October 2019 - R 6 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Subsequent to the running of Race 6, the Valachi Downs 1400, an information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Oatham, against Licensed Class B Rider, Mr S Toolooa, alleging that as the rider of DANGEROUS PONY in the race, used his whip excessively prior to the 100 metres. Mr Toolooa was present ...

Hearing Date: 18 October 2019

Avondale JC 18 October 2019 – R 6 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): r 638(1)(d)
This charge arises from the running of race 6, the West Brook Wines 1400. Stipendiary Steward Mr A Coles filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638 (1)(d) alleging the rider of GRAVITELLE, Mr C Lammas, permitted his mount to shift out near the 350 metres when insufficiently clear of SURF’N’TURF which ...

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