Ashburton TC 4 September 2022 – R3 – Carter Dalgety

ID: RIB10851

Respondent(s):
Carter Dalgety - Junior Driver

Applicant:
Mr Paul Williams - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Dave Anderson

Information Number:
A17086

Decision Type:
Race Related Charge

Charge:
Striking the last track marker prior to the passing lane.

Rule(s):
869(7A)(a) - Riding/driving infringement - Contacting track markers.

Plea:
Admitted

Animal Name:
CARMELITE

Code:
Harness

Race Date:
04/09/2022

Race Club:
Ashburton Trotting Club

Race Location:
Ashburton Racecourse - Racecourse Road, Ashburton, 7700

Race Number:
R3

Hearing Date:
04/09/2022

Hearing Location:
Ashburton Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Ashburton 7700.

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Junior Driver Carter Dalgety is fined $100

Evidence:

Following the running of Race 3, an Information was presented by Stipendiary Steward Mr Paul Williams alleging a breach of RuleĀ  869(7A)(a) by Junior Driver Mr Carter Dalgety.

Mr Dalgety stated he was conversant with the Rule and the charge, comfortable without the assistance of a Senior Driver, and confirmed his admittance of the breach.

Mr Williams showed the video replay of the incident identifying Mr Dalgety trailing the leader entering the home straight. He pointed to Mr Dalgety angle into the passing lane and strike the last pylon with his near side sulky wheel. Mr Williams said Mr Dalgety had not gone inside the pylon and therefore no other issues are in play.

Mr Dalgety had nothing to add.

Decision:

As the charge was admitted, it was deemed proved.

Penalty Submissions:

Mr Williams stated this breach of the Rules will soon be included in the new “MIN” regime and said past breaches of the Rule were dealt with by way of a $100 fine which the Adjudicative Committee endorsed as the appropriate Penalty in this case.

Conclusion:

Mr Dalgety is fined $100.

Decision Date: 04/09/2022

Publish Date: 05/09/2022