Auckland TC 19 November 2021 – R2 – CHICAGO H

ID: RIB5975

Respondent(s):
Derek Balle - Trainer

Applicant:
Phillipa Kinsey - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Bryan Scott

Persons Present:
Mr Derek Balle Trainer of CHICAGO H

Information Number:
A18402

Decision Type:
Protest

Rule(s):
870(3)

Plea:
Not Contested

Protest:
Protest against the 4th placing of Chicago H on the grounds of galloping in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres

Animal Name:
CHICAGO H

Code:
Harness

Race Date:
19/11/2021

Race Club:
Auckland Trotting Club

Race Location:
Alexandra Park - Cnr Greenlane West & Manukau Road Greenlane, Auckland, 1051

Race Number:
R2

Hearing Date:
19/11/2021

Hearing Location:
Alexandra Park Auckland

Outcome: Protest Upheld

Penalty: Horse 4 CHICAGO H is disqualified from the race.

EVIDENCE:

An Information Instigating a Protest was lodged by Stipendiary Steward Miss P Kinsey against the 4th placing of CHICAGO H on the grounds of breaking in the last 200 metres and galloping in excess of 50 metres.

Mr Derek Balle the Trainer of CHICAGO H was present at the Hearing and advised that he did not contest the Protest.

SUBMISSIONS:

Miss Kinsey sought disqualification of CHICAGO H.

REASON FOR DECISION:

The Protest is not contested.

CONCLUSIONS:

CHICAGO H is disqualified from the race.

The amended placings are now:

First         5    ARDIEBYTHEHILL
Second    1   MR MUSCLE
Third        3   MOUNTAIN MASS
Fourth      6  GAZ MAN
Fifth         2   MM SUNSHINE

It was ordered that dividends and stakes be paid in accordance with the amended placings.

Decision Date: 19/11/2021

Publish Date: 22/11/2021