John Frewin Fined $150 For Non-Arrival

Offence:

Failure to present the greyhound Elite Watch for its engagement at the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club meeting on the 19th of June, 2014.

Report:

Stewards on the 18th of July 2014 conducted an inquiry into an incident that occurred at the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing club meeting on the 19th of June, 2014 where the greyhound Elite Watch failed to be presented for its engagement in race six.

Stewards heard evidence from the trainer of Elite Watch, Mr. John Frewin, and registered trainer Mr. Keith Lloyd.

After hearing the evidence, Stewards charged Mr. Frewin with a breach of GAR 86(o) in that he failed to present the greyhound Elite Watch for its engagement at the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club Meeting on the 19th of June, 2014, which in the opinion of stewards was negligent.

Mr. Frewin pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Stewards found Mr. Frewin guilty and fined him the sum of $150.

In determining penalty stewards took into account Mr. Frewin’s outstanding record over 41 years in the industry.