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Hawke's Bay RI 26 May 2021 - R 2 - Chair, Mr N McCutcheon

Created on 30 May 2021

Rules:
638(3)(b)(ii)
Committee:
NMcCutcheon (chair)
Name(s):
Mr M Cropp - Rider of NEDWIN
Informant
Mr B Jones - Stipendiary Steward
Information Number
A14040
Plea:
Admitted
Charge:
Excessive Use of the Whip
Evidence:

Following the running of Race 2 (Agritrade Valagro Highweight), Information A14040 was filed with the Judicial Committee. It was alleged that Mr Cropp used his whip excessively prior to the 100m.

Mr Cropp said that he understood the Rule, charge and confirmed that he admitted the breach.

Mr Jones showed all available films and said that Mr Cropp struck his mount with the whip 8 times prior to the 100m (5 being the limit).

Mr Cropp said that he was trying to keep his horse going and miscounted by 3.

Decision:

As the charge was admitted it was deemed proved by the Committee.

Submission For Penalty:

Mr Jones said that the record showed that Mr Cropp had not breached the Rule in the last 12 months.

Mr Cropp said that the record was correct.

Reasons For Penalty:

The JCA Penalty Guide starting point is a fine of $300. It was the Committee’s determination that the starting point was a suitable penalty.

Penalty:

Mr M Cropp was fined $300.

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