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Hearing Date: 2 January 2020

R Tauranga 2 January 2020 - R 6 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 6381)(b)
Following the running of Race 6 Mr Williamson presented an Information in which he alleged that Mr A Calder 'angled and rode his mount SOFT HEARTED inwards when not sufficiently clear of MERSEY BEAT and CAUGHT THE EYE which were both checked near the 275 metres'. Mr Calder was present at the hearing ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2020

Central Otago TC 2 January 2020 - R 1 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Push Out
Amateur Horseman Mr A Edge was charged with breaching the Push Out Rule - 869 (4) (6) (b) (c), in race 1. Mr Edge RUSSIAN EXPRESS shifted outwards forcing RAH DE RAH (G Anderson) wide with a lap to run. Mr Edge admitted the charge. Mr McIntyre, with the aid of the videos, pointed out the relevant positions ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2020

Wairarapa HRC 2 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 869(2)and Whip Regulation (b)
Following the running of Race 2, (Levin Woolbuyers Mobile Pace 2000m), Information A11672 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 869(2) in that Mr Fleming "... used his whip inside the final 400m in contravention of Clause b of the Whip Regulations". Mr Fleming acknowledged ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2020

Central Otago TC 2 January 2020 - R 5 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Push Out
Mr Bennett was charged with breaching the Push Out Rule - 869 (4) (6) (b) (c), in race 5 when he shifted CARTER outwards forcing THE RHYTHM OF LIFE wider on the track with 1100 metres to run. Mr Bennett admitted the charge. Mr McIntyre, with the aid of the videos, said CARTER was four deep on the running ...

Hearing Date: 2 January 2020

R Tauranga 2 January 2020 - R 5 - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 527
Prior to the running of Race 5 Mr Oatham filed an Information alleging that Licensed Class A Trainer Mr Mark Blackie 'entered the horse BLOOD WARRIOR for the primary purpose of affecting the total number of horses entered and accepted for the race'. Mr Blackie was present at the hearing. This is an unusual ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2020

Auckland RC 1 January 2020 – R 3 – Chair, G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1(d)
This charge arises from the running of race 3 the Barneswood Farm Eclipse Stakes (Group 2). Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr Oatham filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging that Mrs Satherley permitted her mount AMOR FATI to shift in near the 1100 metres when insufficiently clear of TARGHEE ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2020

Auckland RC 1 January 2020 – R 5 – Chair, G Jones

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This charge arises from the running of race 5 the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Final. Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr Oatham filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging that Miss Johnson (LINCOLN KING) permitted her mount to shift in near the 250 metres when not sufficiently clear of ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2020

Hawke's Bay RI 1 January 2020 - R 7 (heard 2 January 2020 at Tauherenikau) - Chair, M T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 636(1)(d)
RACEDAY JUDICIAL COMMITTEE DECISION Informant: Mr D Balcombe – Stipendiary Steward Respondent: Ms C O’Beirne – Apprentice Rider Information No: A12307 ...

Hearing Date: 1 January 2020

Hawke's Bay RI 1 January 2020 - R 7 - Chair, Mr T Utikere

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 7 (NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race), Information A11632 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It alleged a breach of Rule 638(1)(d), in that : “...Holly Andrew (VROOM) allowed her mount to shift inwards in the home straight tightening BALL GOWN (D Bradley) and ALEXANDRITE ...

Hearing Date: 31 December 2019

Winton HRC 31 December 2019 - R 3 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Push Out
Mr Kyle was charged with a breach of the Push Out Rule - r 869(4)(6)(b)(c), following his drive on MAN I’M GOOD in race 3. Mr Kyle denied the charge. Miss Haley pointed out the relevant positions of MAN I’M GOOD and IDEAL GLACIER (E Barron) as the field passed the winning post with a lap to run. She ...

Hearing Date: 31 December 2019

Winton HRC 31 December 2019 - R 2 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): Careless Driving
Mr Larsen (A ROCKNROLL MAID) was charged with Careless driving - r 869 (3) (b), in that he shifted ground shortly after the start causing interference to MAGNETIC CHIME. Mr Larsen admitted the charge. Ms Haley pointed out the relevant positions of A ROCKNROLL MAID and MAGNETIC CHIME at the start with ...

Hearing Date: 31 December 2019

Winton HRC 31 December 2019 - R 8 (adjourned - heard 2 January 2020 at Omakau) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Whip Regulations
Winton Harness Racing Club 31 December 2019 (heard 2 January 2020 at Omakau) Information: A12704 Informant: Mr V Munro Respondent: Mr B Hope – Junior Horseman ...

Hearing Date: 31 December 2019

Auckland TC 31 December 2019 - R 10 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and Breaking Horses Regulations
Following the running of Race 10, Mr Ydgren instigated a protest in which he alleged that the horse FIRST CLASS, driven by Ms Rasmussen, 'broke in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres'. Ms Rasmussen was present at the hearing and acknowledged that she did not contest the protest, and that she ...

Hearing Date: 30 December 2019

Taupo RC 30 December 2019 - R 1 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 1 (King Honey Taupo Gallop,) Information A12910 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Mr Kozaki, the Rider of FLYING permitted his mount to shift in near the 1700m when insufficiently clear of ELLE D’BERRY which was crowded and checked. ...

Hearing Date: 30 December 2019

Reefton TC 30 December 2019 - R 2 - Chair Mr S, Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(2)and Whip Regulation (b)
Following Race 2, an Information was lodged against Licensed Graduation Driver, Miss H Clarke, alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) in that she used her whip on more occasions than is permitted under clause b of the Whip Regulations, inside the final 400m. Miss Clarke confirmed that she admitted the charge ...

Hearing Date: 30 December 2019

Reefton TC 30 December 2019 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 4, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against Junior Horseman, Mr B Laughton, alleging a breach of Rule 869(3) (b) in that he drove carelessly racing into the first bend by shifting inwards checking RAZORS EDGE. Mr Laughton had endorsed on the ...

Hearing Date: 30 December 2019

Reefton TC 30 December 2019 - R 8 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 869(4)
Following the running of Race 8, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr S Renault against Open Horseman, Mr G Smith, alleging a breach of Rule 869(4) in that he failed to maintain a straight course in the run home. Rule 869(4)) reads as follows. (4) No horseman shall during any race do anything ...

Hearing Date: 29 December 2019

Banks Peninsula TC 29 December 2019 - R 10 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr R McKenzie

Rule Number(s): 870(3)and Breaking Horses Regulation
Following the running of Race 10, All Things Harness Racing Handicap Trot, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr NM Ydgren, against B D YASOTHON (MJ Anderson), placed 2nd by the judge, on the ground that it “galloped further than 150 metres in the early stages” ...

Hearing Date: 29 December 2019

Waikato BOP H 29 December 2019 - R 3 (instigating a protest - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): 870(3)and Breaking Horses Regulations
This is a protest instigated after the running of Race 3, the Dunstan Horse Feeds Handicap Trot 2200m. Mr Muirhead alleged that 5th placed horse, GREY STOKE broke near the 700 metres and galloped in excess of 150 metres before finishing in 5th place. The owner/trainer Miss L Edwards endorsed the Information ...

Hearing Date: 29 December 2019

Non Raceday Inquiry RIU v M Anderson - Decision dated 31 December 2019 - Chair, Mr P Knowles -

Rule Number(s): 869(2) and Use of Whip Regulations
NON RACEDAY INQUIRY Name: Mr M Anderson - Licensed Open Driver Informant: Mr V Munro – Stipendiary Steward Information No: A12358 Meeting: Banks Peninsula ...

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