The Victorian RAD Board hearing into the charges laid by Racing Victorian Stewards' against licensed trainer Matthew Leek will take place at 9.30am on Wednesday 5 December 2018.
Mr Leek has been charged as follows:
Charge One: AR 175(q) – Conduct which constitutes misconduct, improper conduct and/or unseemly behaviour
The Principal Racing Authority (or the Stewards exercising powers delegated to them) may penalise:
(q) Any person who in their opinion is guilty of any misconduct, improper conduct or unseemly behaviour.
The Stewards allege that during the course of the jump-outs occurring at Pakenham Racecourse (Racing.com Park) on 27 June 2018, licensed Trainer John Gunning came to speak with Mr Leek in the tie up stalls, and that after a verbal exchange, Mr Leek punched and/or kneed Mr Gunning.