Wairarapa HRC 2 January 2022 – R2 (Heard at Cambridge on 7 January 2022) – Stephen Telfer

ID: RIB6809

Respondent(s):
Stephen Telfer - Trainer

Applicant:
Mr P Williams - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Mr A Godsalve

Persons Present:
Mr S Mulcay - Stipendiary Steward, Mr Telfer

Information Number:
A16739

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
Presenting horse without notifiable gear

Rule(s):
865(2)

Plea:
Admitted

Animal Name:
WHERE'S THE GOLD

Code:
Harness

Race Date:
02/01/2022

Race Club:
Wairarapa Harness Racing Club

Race Location:
Tauherenikau Racecourse - Main Rd, Tauherenikau, Featherston,

Race Number:
R2

Hearing Date:
07/01/2022

Hearing Location:
Cambridge

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Trainer Stephen Telfer is fined $150

This breach was as a result of the horse WHERE’S THE GOLD being presented in the birdcage for Race 2 at the Tauherenikau HRC meeting on 2 January 2022 without the notified removeable deafeners.

The matter was heard at Cambridge on 7 January 2022 when Mr Telfer admitted the breach.

Mr Mulcay, for the Informant, stated that this was the 3rd breach of this Rule in the past 120 days by the Respondent and as such a fine was the the suggested penalty.

The Committee applied an uplift from the previous fine imposed under this Rule.

Mr Telfer was fined $150.

Decision Date: 07/01/2022

Publish Date: 10/01/2022