Otago RC 21 October 2021 – R3 – Brett Murray
Otago Racing Club
Wingatui Racecourse - 285 Gladstone Road North, Mosgiel, Dunedin,
Penalty: Jockey, Brett Murray was fined $150
Mr Davidson alleged that Mr Murray used his whip in 2 consecutive strides on his mount (ROYAL KHAN) over the concluding stages.
Miss Haley demonstrated on the videos that the Respondent struck his mount with 2 consecutive strikes just before the winning post.
Mr Murray said it was out of frustration. He should have finished 4th not 5th, as he had received a check in the straight.
As Mr Murray admitted the breach is was found proved.
SUBMISSIONS ON PENALTY:
Mr Davidson produced Mr Murray’s record which showed only a previous warning at Gore in September.
Mr Murray is fined the sum of $150 in accordance with the NZTR whip guidelines.
Decision Date: 21/10/2021
Publish Date: 26/10/2021