Auckland TC 19 November 2021 – R2 – MOUNTAIN MASS

ID: RIB5972

Respondent(s):
Tony Cameron - Owner

Applicant:
Phillipa Kinsey - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Bryan Scott

Information Number:
A18401

Decision Type:
Protest

Rule(s):
870(5) - Lapped on Rule

Plea:
Not Contested

Protest:
Third against Second

Animal Name:
Mountain Mass

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: Mountain Mass relegated to third and Mr Muscle promoted to second

EVIDENCE:

An Information Instigating a Protest was lodged by Stipendiary Steward Miss P Kinsey against the second placing of Mountain Mass (No 3) on the grounds that it broke near the 30 metres mark and failed to settle and was Lapped On by Mr Muscle (No 1).

Miss Kinsey demonstrated the incident using the available race films.

SUBMISSIONS:

Mr T Cameron part Owner, Trainer and Driver of Mountain Mass did not contest the Protest and accordingly it is upheld.

REASON FOR DECISION:

The Protest is not contested

CONCLUSIONS:

The Protest is upheld and Mountain Mass is relegated from second to third and Mr Muscle is promoted to second.

The amended placings are now:

First       5   ARDIEBYTHEHILL
Second  1   MR MUSCLE
Third      3   MOUNTAIN MASS
Fourth    4   CHIGAGO H
Fifth       6   GAZ MAN

It was ordered that dividends and stakes be paid in accordance with the amended placings subject to any further Protests.

Decision Date: 19/11/2021

Publish Date: 22/11/2021