Banks Peninsula Trotting Club – 23 January 2022 – Race 4 – Steve and Amanda Telfer

ID: RIB7081

Respondent(s):
Steve and Amanda Telfer - Trainer

Applicant:
Mr N McIntyre Manager of Stewards

Adjudicators:
Dave Anderson

Persons Present:
Mr McIntyre

Information Number:
A16745

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
Presenting with non-notified gear.

Rule(s):
865(2) - Notifiable gear.

Plea:
Admitted

Animal Name:
MISS HATHAWAY

Code:
Harness

Race Date:
23/01/2022

Race Club:
Banks Peninsula Trotting Club

Race Location:
Motukarara Racecourse - 43 Duck Pond Road, Motukarara, 7672

Race Number:
R4

Hearing Date:
23/01/2022

Hearing Location:
Motukarara Racecourse

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Trainers, Steve and Amanda Telfer fined $200

EVIDENCE:

Following the running of Race 4, Manager of Stewards, Mr Nigel McIntyre presented an Information alleging a breach of Rule 865(2) by Trainers, Steve and Amanda Telfer. Details of the Information were MISS HATHAWAY was presented with non-notified Removeable Deafners. It also stated it was the 4th breach of the Rule by the trainers since October 2021.

Mr Tim Williams representing the Trainers signed the Information admitting the breach.

Breaches of the Rule are usually handled by way of the Minor Infringement process but as this is the Trainer’s 4th breach in a short time it has been advanced to an Information.

The Adjudicative Committee in considering all factors fixed a fine of $200 as an appropriate sanction.

Decision Date: 23/01/2022

Publish Date: 24/01/2022