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Auckland RC 2 March 2019 - R 5 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Created on 05 March 2019

Rules:
638(3)(b)(ii)
Committee:
NMcCutcheon (chair)
ADooley
Name(s):
Mr Cameron - Rider of GUNDOWN
Informant
Mr J Oatham - Chief Stipendiary Steward
Information Number
A12143
Plea:
Admitted
Charge:
Excessive Use of the Whip
Evidence:

Following the running of Race 5 (Headquarters Viaduct Nathans Memorial) Information No. A12143 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged by the Informant that Mr Cameron the Rider of GUNDOWN used his whip excessively.

Mr Cameron admitted the breach and signed the Information stating that he did not wish to be present at the hearing.

Mr Oatham showed the films and said that Mr Cameron hit his horse approximately 10 times without the required respite being given.

Decision:

As the charge was admitted it was deemed to be proved.

Submission For Penalty:

Mr Oatham said that the JCA Penalty Guideline for a second breach within 12 months was for a $500 fine. Mr Cameron’s first breach was on 19.01.19.

Reasons For Penalty:

The Committee deemed that there was not any reason to depart from the Penalty Guideline.

Penalty:

Mr Cameron was fined $500.

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