Update Friday afternoon - Racing NSW Stewards have acceded to a request from solicitor Mr Paul O’Sullivan to adjourn the Stewards inquiry scheduled for Monday 10 December 2018, involving licensed trainer Mr Benjamin Smith, to a date to be fixed.
Earlier report Friday - Racing NSW stewards' have advised on upcoming inquiries as follows:
Trainer Mr Benjamin Smith
Racing NSW Stewards have now received all analytical results in respect to exhibits obtained from Newcastle trainer Mr Benjamin Smith on 11 September 2018, in addition to the certified findings from two Official Racing Laboratories that the following samples have had cobalt detected at elevated levels.
1. N214589 – Iron Duke Newcastle 25 August 2018 (Raceday sample)
2. N206587 – Elaborate Wyong 26 August 2018 (Raceday sample)
3. N214994 – El Dorado Dreaming Newcastle 11 September 2018 (Non raceday sample)
4. N214986 – Tabrobane Newcastle 11 September 2018 (Non raceday sample)
Racing NSW Stewards have scheduled the resumption of the inquiry/hearing of charges issued against Mr Smith on 11 September 2018, for 10 and 11 December 2018 commencing at 10am at the Offices of Racing NSW Level 11/51 Druitt Street Sydney.
J Parr’s Riding of Roheryn – Rosehill 17 November 2018
Racing NSW Stewards have now received requested information in respect to an inquiry opened into J Parr’s riding of Roheryn in Race 1 – 2019 Membership Sprint Handicap conducted at Rosehill Gardens on 17 November 2018. The Stewards inquiry is scheduled to resume at 12:15pm on Saturday 8 December 2018 at Rosehill Gardens racecourse.