Riccarton Park-Canterbury JC – 23 October 2021 – R 4 – Ms Tegan Newman

ID: RIB5338

Respondent(s):
Tegan Newman - Jockey

Applicant:
Mr M Davidson - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Dave Anderson

Persons Present:
Mr N McIntyre Chairman of Stewards and Miss Newman.

Information Number:
A16576

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
T Newman struck her mount 6 times prior to the 100 metres.

Rule(s):
638(3)(e)

Plea:
Admitted

Animal Name:
OUR ECHO

Race Number:
R4

Hearing Date:
23/10/2021

Hearing Location:
Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch.

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Rider Tegan Newman is fined $400

EVIDENCE:

Following the running of Race 4 Stipendiary Steward, Mr Davidson presented an Information alleging a breach of the Whip Guidelines by Tegan Newman which was admitted.

Mr Davidson showed the video replay and identified Miss Newman (OUR ECHO) who won the race, striking her horse 6 times prior to the 100 metres.

Miss Newman stated she was conversant with the Rule and admitted the 6 strikes.

REASON FOR DECISION:

As Miss Newman has admitted the breach it was found proved.

SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:

Mr Davidson stated Miss Newman was warned on 27 May 2021 at Counties. He said the Guidelines provide for a first offence, a fine of $250 or 50% of Jockey share of stakes whichever the greater. He said Miss Newman’s 50% of the winning Jockey’s percentage for the race was $431.

Miss Newman made no submissions on penalty other than to say she was poor.

CONCLUSIONS:

Miss Newman is fined $400.

Decision Date: 23/10/2021

Publish Date: 26/10/2021