Cambridge JC 2 September 2021 – R4 – Vinnie Colgan
Cambridge Jockey Club
Cambridge Raceway - 1 Taylor Street, Cambridge, 3434
Penalty: Jockey Vinnie Colgan is fined $250
SUMMARY OF FACTS:
Following Race 4 (Marsh Racing New Stables 1550) Jockey Vinnie Colgan was charged with using his whip more than 5 times prior to the 100m.
Mr Jones showed the film replays and identified where Mr Colgan had struck his mount 7 times prior to the 100m (5 being the limit). Mr Colgan agreed with Mr Jones’ interpretation.
SUBMISSIONS FOR PENALTY:
Mr Jones said that Mr Colgan had a clear record over the last 12 months. He submitted that a fine in line with the revised Penalty Guidelines would be appropriate.
Mr Colgan agreed and had nothing further to add.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
As there were no aggravating or mitigating factors to consider it was deemed appropriate that the Penalty Guidelines for a first offence be imposed.
Mr Colgan was fined $250.
Decision Date: 02/09/2021
Publish Date: 06/09/2021