Matamata RC 25 September 2021 – R4 – Lynsey Satherley
Matamata Racing Club
Matamata Racecourse - 7555 State Highway 27, R D 3, Matamata, 3440
Penalty: Jockey Lynsey Satherley suspended 5 days and fined $400
SUMMARY OF FACTS:
Following the running of Race 4 Ms Lynsey Satherley the Rider of FLASH MARY (1st) was charged with using her whip 6 times prior to the 100m (5 is the limit).
The film replays were shown with Mr Oatham pointing out where Ms Satherley struck her mount 6 times before reaching the 100m.
Ms Satherley agreed with the number.
REASON FOR DECISION:
As the charge was admitted it was found proved.
SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:
Mr Oatham said Ms Satherley has had two breaches of the Rule in the last 6 months. Those being 22 May ($300 fine) and 10 July ($500 fine). He referred to the Penalty Guide starting point which stated 5 Riding Days Suspension and 50% of a Rider’s percentage of the stake, which on this occasion was in round figures $400.
FLASH MARY won the Race with first prize being $17250.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
The Penalty Guide starting point was considered to be a suitable penalty.
Ms Satherley’s Jockey’s Licence was suspended from the end of racing on 1 October through to all racing on 8 October 2021 and a fine of $400 imposed.
Decision Date: 25/09/2021
Publish Date: 27/09/2021