Gore RC 27 October 2021 – R6 – Kylie Williams

ID: RIB5459

Respondent(s):
Kylie Williams - Jockey

Applicant:
Veronica Algar - Stipendary Steward

Adjudicators:
Geoff Hall

Information Number:
A16059

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
excessive use of the whip

Rule(s):
638(3)((g)(ii)

Plea:
Admitted

Animal Name:
HUMBUCKER

Code:
Thoroughbred

Race Date:
27/10/2021

Race Club:
Gore Racing Club

Race Location:
Gore Racecourse - 136 Gore-Mataura Highway, Gore, 9772

Race Number:
R6

Hearing Date:
27/10/2021

Hearing Location:
Gore

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Jockey Kylie Williams is fined $300

EVIDENCE:

Ms Algar alleged that Ms Williams used her whip in consecutive strides when riding HUMBUCKER.

SUBMISSIONS:

Ms Algar demonstrated on the film that Ms Williams struck the horse in two consecutive strides just before the winning post.

Ms Williams explained she had dropped the reins earlier in the run home and had got a little panicky. She admitted the breach and was remorseful.

DECISION:

As the charge was admitted, it was deemed proved.

SUBMISSIONS FOR PENALTY:

Ms Algar produced Ms Williams’ record which showed a previous breach of this Rule at Winton earlier this month.

REASONS FOR PENALTY

The NZTR Whip Guidelines provide for a penalty of half the Jockey’s share of the stake or a $300 fine, whichever is the greater.

CONCLUSIONS:

Ms Williams is fined the sum of $300.

Decision Date: 27/10/2021

Publish Date: 28/10/2021