31 May 2011

Randwick trainer fined $1k for "wielding a knife"

Racing NSW stewards fined Randwick trainer Bob Pearse $1,000 for “wielding a knife” during an altercation that left stable-hand Daniel Brittle with “wounds to the thigh & upper arm”. Pearse was charged with improper conduct over his actions of “wielding a blacksmith’s knife when directing Brittle to leave his stable precinct”. Brittle was also charged with improper conduct after being found guilty of “tackling Pearse & wrestling the trainer on the floor of the feed room in his stables”; stewards fined Brittle $500. Read the Stipes' report here.

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