NZ Metro TC 9 July 2021 – R 2 – Brent Borcoskie
NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc
Addington Raceway - 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, Christchurch, 8024
Penalty: Driver Brent Borcoskie was fined $200
Following the running of Race 2, “Spectators – $15 Daily Deals Handicap Trot”, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward Mr V Munro alleging a breach of Rule 869(2) and the Whip and Rein Regulations. The Information alleged: “B Borcoskie (THE BLOSS) used his whip with more than a wrist flicking motion in the home straight”.
Mr Borcoskie signed the Information admitting the breach.
The Stipendiary Stewards used the race video to identify Mr Borcoskie driving (12) THE BLOSS, identifying Mr Borcoskie using more than a wrist flicking motion in the home straight.
REASON FOR DECISION:
Mr Borcoskie admitted the breach and the charge was found proved. This was supported by the video evidence.
SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:
Mr Munro said the Stewards viewed this breach at low range. Mr Borcoskie has a clear record and is a busy Driver.
The Stewards submitted that a $200 fine was appropriate.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
The Penalty Guide has a starting point of $200 for a first offence in the low range. In the circumstances, the Committee find this appropriate.
Mr Borcoskie is fined $200.
Decision Date: 14/07/2021
Publish Date: 14/07/2021