1. It is not the standard practice of the Stewards to provide detailed written reasons nor is there any requirement to do so. These written reasons outline the findings of the Stewards and are not intended to exhaustively detail all of the reasons for the findings of the Stewards.
2. On 30 April 2020, Racing NSW Stewards opened an inquiry in respect to comments made by Mr Marc Lambourne and Mr Glenn Pollett published on the Racing Rant program on 20 April 2020. On that day evidence was taken from Mr Lambourne, Mr Pollett and Mr Gordon Sutherland by video link who all appear on the program in question. The inquiry was adjourned at the request of Mr Lambourne.
3. On 7 May 2020, the inquiry resumed at which time further evidence was taken from Mr Lambourne, Mr Pollett and Mr Sutherland and licensed jockey James McDonald. Again, all appeared by video conference.
4. On 11 May 2020 Racing NSW Stewards issued charges against Mr Lambourne and Mr Pollett.
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