Wanganui JC 23 September 2021 – R3 – Dean Parker
Wanganui Jockey Club
Wanganui Racecourse - 19 Purnell Street, Whanganui, 4500
Wanganui Racecourse - Purnell Street Whanganui
Penalty: Jockey Dean Parker is fined $250
SUMMARY OF FACTS:
The Information alleged a breach of Rule 638 (3)(f)(vii) in that Mr Parker struck his mount (Beau Geste) in circumstances where the horse was clearly in front. The available films confirmed the incident. Mr Parker struck Beau Geste on 3 occasions after jumping the last fence.
Asked as to why he struck his mount, Mr Parker could not offer reason other than to comment that he was unaware of how far in front he was.
REASON FOR DECISION:
Mr Parker admitted the breach therefore the charge was deemed proved.
SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:
Guidance was sought in respect of Mr Parker’s record in relation to charges of this type. Mr Goodwin conveyed his record is clear up to this date. Discussion was held around those Guidelines which took effect on 1st September 2021.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
A breach of the pertinent Rule was established/admitted.
Mr Dean Parker is fined a sum of $250.
Decision Date: 23/09/2021
Publish Date: 27/09/2021