Invercargill HRC 24 November 2021 – R2 – PYRAMID MYSTIC
Invercargill Harness Racing Club
Ascot Park Raceway - 29 Findlay Road, Ascot, Invercargill, 9810
Ascot Park, Invercargill
Outcome: Protest Upheld
Penalty: PYRAMID MYSTIC disqualified from 3rd placing
At the conclusion of Race 2, The Race Six Horses and Greyhound Trot 2200m, Information A16009 was lodged by Stipendiary Steward, Mr V Munro, instigating a protest into the third placed horse by the judge, PYRAMID MYSTIC (B Williamson) who broke in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres. Mr P Williamson (TRAINER) and representing the Connections of PYRAMID MYSTIC did not contest the protest and did not wish to be present at the hearing.
The Judges Placings
1st Dwindle Star – K Bublitz
2nd Johns Boy – B Barclay
3rd Pyramid Mystic – P Williamson
4th Son of Majestic – B McLellan
SUBMISISONS FOR DECISION:
Mr Munro asked Stipendiary Steward, Miss Haley to demonstrate on the video footage PYRAMID MYSTIC breaking for at least 60 metres in the final 200 metres. Miss Haley identified PYRAMID MYSTIC and illustrated by using the track markers the approximate distance PYRAMID MYSTIC broke for.
REASON FOR DECISION:
On reviewing the race films of the concluding stages, it is apparent that PYRAMID MYSTIC broke free of interference for about 60 metres in the final 200 metres.
The protest is upheld and PYRAMID MYSTIC is disqualified from third placing.
The Amended Placing Are:
1st Dwindle Star
2nd Johns Boy
3rd Sons of Majestic
4th Millie’s Gift
In accordance with the amended placings payment of dividends is authorised.
Decision Date: 24/11/2021
Publish Date: 26/11/2021