Whangarei RC 7 August 2021 – R 2 – Ashvin Goindasamy
Whangarei Racing Club
Ruakaka Racecourse - Peter Snell Road, Ruakaka, 0151
Penalty: Class B Licensed Jockey Ashvin Goindasamy is fined $300
Following the running of Race 2 the Hirepool 1600, Senior Stipendiary Steward Mr M Williamson presented an Information alleging that Mr Goindasamy riding SAINT ALICE, breached Rule 638(3)(b)(ii) in that he used his whip excessively before the 100 metre mark.
The facts, as illustrated by the raceday films by Mr A Dooley, showed that Mr Goindasamy struck his mount 6 times prior to the 100 metre mark. Mr Goindasamy agreed with that interpretation.
REASON FOR DECISION:
Mr Goindasamy admitted the breach and it is deemed proved.
SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:
Mr Williamson advised that Mr Goindasamy had not had any convictions for similar offending in the past 12 months, although he had received 7 warnings.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
In line with the NZTR Guide, a fine of $300 is imposed.
Mr Goindasamy is fined $300.
Decision Date: 07/08/2021
Publish Date: 09/08/2021