Woodville-Pahiatua RC 9 September 2021 – R8 – Elish McCall

ID: RIB4523

Respondent(s):
Elish McCall - Apprentice Jockey

Applicant:
Neil Goodwin - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Tom Castles

Persons Present:
Neil Goodwin, Keith Coppins -Stipendiary Stewards, Kim Clapperton - Riding Master

Information Number:
A14581

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
Excessive Use of Whip

Rule(s):
638(3)(g)(i) - Excess use of whip

Plea:
Admitted

Code:
Thoroughbred

Race Date:
09/09/2021

Race Club:
Woodville-Pahiatua

Race Location:
Woodville Racecourse - 1032 McLean Street, Woodville, 4920

Race Number:
R8

Hearing Date:
09/09/2021

Hearing Location:
Woodville

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Apprentice Jockey Elish McCall is fined $500

SUMMARY OF FACTS:

Ms McCall struck her mount 6 times prior to the 100 metre mark.

EVIDENCE:

The available films confirmed the incident.

SUBMISSIONS:

Kim Clapperton, Riding Master and Elish McCall both agreed and had nothing to add.

REASON FOR DECISION:

The Guidelines were breached.

SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:

Mr Goodwin asked for a fine to be imposed as per the Guidelines. This was Ms McCall’s 2nd breach. On the 1st of August a fine of $300 was imposed.

REASON FOR PENALTY:

Clear breach of Rule.

CONCLUSIONS:

Apprentice Jockey Elish McCall was fined $500.

Decision Date: 09/09/2021

Publish Date: 13/09/2021