Woodville-Pahiatua RC 22 October 2021 – R7 – Sarah Macnab
Woodville Racecourse - 1032 McLean Street, Woodville, 4920
Penalty: Jockey, Sarah Macnab fined $125
SUMMARY OF FACTS:
Sarah Macnab admitted a breach of the whip Rule in that she used her whip in consecutive strides
Stipendiary Steward, N Goodwin showed the available film pointed out the incident showing the breach happening just short of the winning post.
Ms Macnab made no comment.
As the breach was admitted it was found proved.
SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:
Mr Goodwin indicated the Penalty Guidelines showed for a first breach of the Rule a fine of $150 was appropriate .He did say that a fine of less than that amount had been imposed recently and he would be happy with that.
REASON FOR PENALTY:
This was Jockey Sarah Macnab’s first breach of the Rule and it happened close to the winning post. The Committee believed this should be reflected in a small discount.
A fine of $125 was imposed.
Decision Date: 22/10/2021
Publish Date: 26/10/2021