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Hearing Date: 18 January 2020

Wellington RC 18 January 2020 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following Race 3 (Go Racing Ian Paterson Memorial) a protest was lodged pursuant to Rule 642(1) by Mr P McKay alleging that horses number 2 (OWEN PATRICK) and 9 (PELOTON) or their riders placed first and second by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 10 (IRON EAGLE), placed 3rd by the ...

Hearing Date: 18 January 2020

Wellington RC 18 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 7 (Group 1, JR & N BERKETT TELEGRAPH), an Information was lodged by Mr Oatham alleging a breach of Rule 638 (1) (d) in that C Grylls (SPRING HEAT) angled his mount outward near the 200m forcing WINTER BRIDE (R Maloney) out into the line of THE PRECIOUS ONE (L Allpress) which ...

Hearing Date: 17 January 2020

R Tauranga 17 January 2020 - R 2 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 649(1)(a)
Following the running of Race 2, Mr Coles submitted an Information alleging that Apprentice Rider, Ms C Burdan 'omitted her breastplate, girth and surcingle when weighing out for ROC WHEELER'. Ms Burdan, assisted by Apprentice Riders Mentor, Mr Noel Harris, was present at the hearing and acknowledged ...

Hearing Date: 17 January 2020

Marlborough HRC 17 January 2020 - R 7 (heard 19 January 2020 at Blenheim) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
RACEDAY JUDICIAL COMMITTEE DECISION Informant: Mr P Williams – Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr B Weaver – Open Driver Information No: A13153 Meeting: ...

Hearing Date: 17 January 2020

Marlborough HRC 17 January 2020 - R 4 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): Rule 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 4 (SPEIGHTS MOBILE PACE 1850m) Information A13152 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(3)(b), specifically that “G Thornley (SA FACT) drove carelessly racing into the first bend when allowing her runner to strike the sulky wheel of JAKE, ...

Hearing Date: 14 January 2020

Westland RC 14 January 2020 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Following the running of Race 4 an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr D Wadley, against Licensed Class A Rider, Mr J Laking, alleging that as the rider of BLAIR FLIGHT in the race, used his whip excessively prior to the 100m. Mr Laking was present at the hearing of the information and confirmed ...

Hearing Date: 14 January 2020

Westland RC 14 January 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 6 an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr D Wadley, against Class B Rider, Mr K Chowdhoory, in that he directed his mount TIMES TIME inwards near the 300m when not sufficiently clear of DREAMING EASY which was checked. Rule 638(1)(d) provides as follows: “(1) ...

Hearing Date: 12 January 2020

Nelson HRC 12 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 869(4)and Home Straight Regulations
Following the running of Race 7 (Fasttrack $2,500 Added Stake Handicap Trot 2400m), Information A13117 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(4) and the Home Straight Regulations in that "G Smith (GREAT THINGS HAPPEN) failed to maintain a straight course in the run home". ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 8 (Bluestar Anniversary Group 111 Handicap) Information No. A11674 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Mr McNab used his whip excessively prior to the 100m when riding SCOTT BASE. (SCOTT BASE finished a close third). Mr McNab acknowledged ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 2 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
This charge arises from the running of Race 2, the NZB Standardbred Handicap Trot 2700m. An information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Muirhead alleging Open Horseman, Mr B Butcher, breached Rule 869(3)(b) “in that he drove carelessly near the 150 m when shifting ground outwards which resulted ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 2 (instigating a protest) – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): Rule 870(3) and Breaking Horses Regulations
Following the running of race 5, the NZB Standardbred Handicap Trot 2700m, two Information’s instigating protests were filed pursuant to Rule 870(3) by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Muirhead. Information 1 (A2230) alleged that the 5th placed THE REV broke in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200 ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 11 January 2020 – R 3 – Chair, Mr G Jones

Rule Number(s): 869(2)and Whip Regulations (b)
Following the running of Race 3 the Patrons Mobile Pace 2700m, an Information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr J Muirhead. He alleged that Junior Driver, Mr A Drake, breached Rule 869(2) in that he used his whip on more occasions then permitted under clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations, ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 8 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Subsequent to the running of Race 8 (Bluestar Anniversary Handicap Group 111) Information No. A11675 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Ms Hemi allowed her mount LA BELLA ROSA to shift in near the 1500m when not clear of HINERANGI dictating that runner inwards ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Wellington RC 11 January 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 1 (Gee & Hickton Funeral Directors Premier) Information No. A11673 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Mr Dee used his whip excessively prior to the 100m on his mount CREATIVE GENIUS. The horse finished in third position. Mr Dee said that he understood ...

Hearing Date: 11 January 2020

Greymouth JC 11 January 2020 - R 10 (request for a Ruling) Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 632(1)
Following the running of Race 10, Recreation Hotel Rating 65, an information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M R Davidson, requesting a ruling “as to whether SPIDER LILY (D A T Hirini) was denied a fair start”. Miss Hirini was present at the hearing. Rule 632 provides as follows: (1) If, in the ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Nelson HRC 10 January 2020 - R 10 - (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 870(5)
Following the running of Race 10 (Woodlands Stud “DOWNBYTHESIDE” Mobile Pace 2400m), an Information instigating a Protest was lodged alleging that horse number 2 breached the provisions of Rule 870(5) in that “HANDS UP JACK broke late in the run home and was lapped on by MORDECAI”. The Judge’s placings ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 4 (heard 11 January 2020 at Cambridge) - Chair Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 869(3)
Waikato BOP Harness 10 January 2020 – R 4 – (heard at Cambridge on 11 January 2020) Informant: Mr S Mulcay – Senior Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Mr ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 5 - (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 870(3)
Following the running of race 5 two Information’s instigating protests were filed Pursuant to Rule 870(3) by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr Mulcay. Information 1 (A2226) provided that the 5th placed FORGET THE PRICE TAG galloped in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200 metres in breach of the Breaking ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Waikato BOP H 10 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr A Dooley

Rule Number(s): 869(2)
Following the running of race 7, an Information was filed by Senior Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Mulcay. He alleged Licensed Open Horseman, Mr L Chin breached Rule 869(2)(a) in that he used his whip on more occasions that permitted under the “use of the whip” regulations driving SAFRAKOVA over the final ...

Hearing Date: 10 January 2020

Nelson HRC 10 January 2020 - R 7 (heard 12 January 2020 at Nelson) - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Clause (b) of the Use of Whip Regulations
Following the running of Race 7 (Palms Motel/Nelson Building Society Handicap Trot 2400m), at the Nelson Harness Racing Club’s Meeting on 10 January 2020, Information A13115 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Mr Edmonds "... used his whip on more occasions ...

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