Victorian RAD Board to hear trainer Matthew Leek charges on Wednesday

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 ( 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.