Dennis Yip Chor-hong has been fined HK$150,000 after pleading guilty of failing to report that Solar Winds had bled during trackwork in December.
Following an inquiry in March into footage of Solar Winds working on December 27, stewards ruled that Solar Winds had bled for the first occasion and on Thursday Yip admitted that he had “failed to comply with his responsibilities”.
"SOLAR WINDS (G154), C H YIP" INQUIRY— Hong Kong Bloodstock (@magazine_ma) March 25, 2022
The Stewards today opened an inquiry into video footage of SOLAR WINDS (G154), trained by Dennis C H Yip, working on the Large All Weather Track at Sha Tin on 27 December 2021. In the footage, SOLAR WINDS appears to have... pic.twitter.com/N5vjYujiCW
Stewards found that Yip “failed to report that Solar Winds was found to have blood at its nose to a veterinary officer or veterinary surgeon as soon as possible on the same day” and that he “failed to ensure that a member of his authorised staff reported to a veterinary officer or veterinary surgeon as soon as possible on the same day that Solar Winds had blood at its nose”.
Yip has been informed of his right of appeal against this decision.