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WA Chief Steward Quits Over Car Accident
Racing & Wagering Western Australia confirmed John Zucal “quit from his position as chairman of stewards after failing to report a car crash” reported The West Australian. RWWA chief executive Richard Burt said in a statement that on October 6 Zucal “was involved in a minor car accident whilst driving a RWWA owned vehicle. Mr Zucal failed to report the incident to police & RWWA & as such was in the breach of traffic laws & RWWA company policy. Mr Zucal has subsequently notified relevant authorities. As a result of these breaches, Mr Zucal recognises the position he occupies as chairman of stewards & as such has resigned from this position.” Steward Denis Borovica has been appointed as interim general manager of integrity services “while RWWA conducts its search for a replacement for Zucal”.