NZ Metro TC 17 September 2021 – R8 – Protest – KD HAWK

ID: RIB4654

Respondent(s):
Bob Butt - Driver

Applicant:
Mr N Ydgren Chief RIB Steward

Adjudicators:
Dave Anderson

Persons Present:
Mr S Renault - Stipendiary Steward

Information Number:
A16119

Decision Type:
Protest

Rule(s):
870(5) - Breaking Horse Regulations / Lapped on Rule

Plea:
Not Contested

Protest:
K D HAWK broke late in the run home and was lapped on by TYENE.

Animal Name:
K D HAWK

Code:
Harness

Race Date:
17/09/2021

Race Club:
NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc

Race Location:
Addington Raceway - 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, Christchurch, 8024

Race Number:
R8

Hearing Date:
17/09/2021

Hearing Location:
Addington Raceway - 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, Christchurch, 8024

Outcome: Protest Upheld

Penalty: Horse 2, K D HAWK (Bob Butt) is relegated from second placing to third place.

EVIDENCE:

The Information alleged that KD HAWK, placed 2nd by the Judge in Race 8 galloped late in the race and was lapped on by TYENE.

Mr Ydgren showed the video of the finish of the race. He identified Mr Butt (KD HAWK) finishing strongly wide on the track and pointed to the horse gallop within 20 metres of the finish. He sought relegation of KD HAWK as it was lapped on by horse Number 4 (TYENE).

REASON FOR DECISION:

The Committee was satisfied KD HAWK had broken from its gait close to the finish and was lapped on by TYENE.

CONCLUSIONS:

The Protest was upheld and KD HAWK is relegated from second place to third place.

The Amended result of Race 8 is:

1st  12  ROYAL DEL

2nd  4  TYENE

3rd  2  KD HAWK

4th  6  ZEALOUS SPUR

5th  1 HIDE N SPEAK

It was ordered that stakes and dividends be paid in accordance with the amended result.

Decision Date: 17/09/2021

Publish Date: 20/09/2021